3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk singers--United States--Correspondence.

  1. Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    6 boxes ; 2.5 linear feet ; 224 folders. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

  2. Sam Eskin collection, 1939-1969

    56.5 linear feet ; 16,568 items (15,795 manuscripts, 716 sound recordings, and 57 graphic materials). -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of manuscripts, field recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting folk music and folk music revivals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from 1938 to 1966; plus manuscripts and field recordings of mostly unidentified artists performing folk music in Jamaica, Cuba, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Hong Kong, Philippines,...

  3. Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    3 boxes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."