3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk music--United States--History and criticism.

  1. Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    5067 items ; 28 containers ; 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song...

  2. Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, 1856-1980

    350 items ; 4 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Dorothea Dix Lawrence was a successful opera singer in the 1930s and 1940s who later became a recitalist and folklorist. The materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, clippings and other items that document her career as a singer and interpreter of American folk music. In addition, the collection includes her articles on American folklore that were published in various...

  3. Lou Gordon collection, 1953-2006

    1 box plus 1 oversized folder. manuscripts: 31 folders. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Manuscript materials, including programs, newspaper clippings, handbills, programs, small posters, and black-and-white photographs, documenting Swapping Song Fair, a folk music production company and concert series founded in New York City in 1955 by Lou Gordon and Paddy Clancy, which produced a Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie in 1956, and Folk Song '59. The collection documents musical and...