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Early country music collection

 Collection
Identifier: CoU-AMRC-33

Scope and Contents

Recordings, transcriptions, and research materials collected by Joe Buzzard at the request of William Kearns, professor emeritus of music, University of Colorado, Boulder. Includes reel-to-reel tapes recorded by Buzzard from 700 hillbilly and cowboy records from the 1920s and 1930s, primarily in the Blue Ridge Mountains, northern Georgia, western North Carolina, and southwestern Virginia; duplicates of originals on Digital Audio Tape (DAT); transcriptions of recorded songs; and research materials.

Dates

  • 1920-1940

Access

The collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is not held by the American Music Research Center. Requests to publish materials should be directed to the copyright holder.

Extent

5 linear feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Tapes are arranged by original tape number; Transcriptions are arranged by performer

Physical Location

Housed in the American Music Research Center

Custodial history

Donated by William Kearns
Title
The early country music collection, 1920-1940
Subtitle
An inventory of holdings at the American Music Research Center
Status
Conversion Draft
Author
William Kearns, Cassandra Volpe
Date
20140715
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, American Music Research Center Repository

Contact:
1720 Pleasant Street
Boulder CO 80309 United States