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Series I: Manuscripts
Subseries I: Preliminaries
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Finding Aid
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Preliminary Planning Meeting
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Proposal and Budget with related documents
2 copies
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Research Plan
Drafts and final version, prepared by Douglas DeNatale.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Cultural Maps of Lowell and Project Proposal
Draft and completed version of grant application with related correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Agreement between Library of Congress and Lowell Historic Preservation Commission
Three drafts; original signed agreement; and related correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Lowell Cultural Plan
Invitation to unveiling of plan; two copies of published plan; and proposal for a cultural plan.
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Lowell Historic Preservation Commission and Preservation Plan
Drafts and copy of final version of plan and LHPC Bulletin with item about plan.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Congressional hearing on Lowell Historic Preservation Commission Legislation
Testimony by Alan Jabbour; statement by Jabbour; copy of notice of passage of legislation in Congressional Record Daily Digest, July 21, 1987; description of hearing; and witness list.
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Lowell Historic Preservation Commission Legislation
Copies of Act.
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities
Folk arts funding list; definitions and priorities for applicants in folklife and ethnic arts; publication on folklife and ethnic arts.
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center
Flyers and plan for immigrants exhibit.
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Funding for Lowell Folklife Project
Schedule of collections; voucher for transfer of funds; fiscal reviews, related correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 1/14-27 Subseries II: Administrative Materials
Contains contracts; invoices; job announcements; applications; vitae; correspondence; and list of contracted fieldworkers.
Subseries III: Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Bartis, Peter
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 DeNatale, Douglas, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 DeNatale, Douglas, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 Dockstader, Ray; D'Ooge, Craig; Fleischhauer, Carl; Hyde, Phil
BOX-FOLDER 1/32 Informants
BOX-FOLDER 2/33 Jabbour, Alan; Lueders-Booth, Jack; Marion, Paul
BOX-FOLDER 2/34 Matchak, Steve; Rankin, Tom; Wachs, Eleanor
BOX-FOLDER 2/35 Miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 2/36 Norkunas, Martha
BOX-FOLDER 2/37 Taylor, David A.
Subseries IV: Equipment, Services, and Supplies
BOX-FOLDER 2/38 Equipment: Computers and Software
Invoices; warranties; registration cards; catalog; manuals.
BOX-FOLDER 2/39 Equipment: Sound Recording Equipment
Manuals; draft of report "Operating the Stereo Nagra Tape Recorder for Folklife Fieldwork."
BOX-FOLDER 2/40 Equipment: Inventories
Lists of documentation equipment; notes.
BOX-FOLDER 2/41 Services
Invoices; purchase requisitions; related correspondence; brochures.
BOX-FOLDER 2/42 Supplies
Invoices; purchase orders; receipts for property; shipping records; list of supplies needed; packing list.
Subseries V: Contacts
BOX-FOLDER 2/43 Colleagues and Media
BOX-FOLDER 2/44 Interview Leads
Business cards; notes; lists of contacts; National Folk Festival craft and demonstration fact sheets.
Subseries VI: Informants
BOX-FOLDER 2/45 Certificate of Appreciation
Copies of blank certificate
BOX-FOLDER 2/46 Blank forms
Copies of five types of informant consent forms.
BOX-FOLDER 2/47 Consent Forms - Signed
Informant consent forms of two types - (1) consent to place tapes and/or photos in public archive "where they will be available to researchers and the public for scholarly and educational purposes including publications and exhibitions," and (2) consent forms signed by the fieldworker stating that although the informant did not sign a consent form, he/she did agree to have materials placed in a research archive and consented to "allowing the interviewee's words to be quoted or pictures to be shown in a publication or exhibit."
BOX-FOLDER 3/48 Informant Addresses
circa 270 index cards
BOX-FOLDER 3/49 James Campbell interview transcript
Interview with James Campbell by Bill (last name not given) for the University of Lowell, Center for Lowell History, Oral History Collection.
Subseries VII: Publicity and Public Relations
BOX-FOLDER 3/50 Lowell Folklife Project Announcement
Invitations; mailing lists; tentative agenda for announcement; list of speakers.
BOX-FOLDER 3/51 Lowell Folklife Project Briefing
Announcement of briefing; mailing lists.
BOX-FOLDER 3/52 Articles
Copies of newspaper and newsletter about the project.
BOX-FOLDER 3/53 Press Releases
Drafts and copies of final press release; mailing list.
BOX-FOLDER 3/54 Project Handouts
Copies of flyer and fieldworker business card.
BOX-FOLDER 3/55 Article from Festival of American Folklife Program Book
Draft of article; guidelines for Festival of American Folklife program book; notes; related correspondence.
Subseries VIII: Miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 3/56 Lowell Neighborhood Project
Progress Report: two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 3/57 Crafts Survey Outline by Eleanor Wachs
List of survey questions.
BOX-FOLDER 3/58 Brush with History Gallery - Exhibit
List of potential exhibit photographs; Library of Congress mail and freight record; brochure for exhibit "Sacred Spaces - The Spiritual in Folk Art."
BOX-FOLDER 3/59 AFC Board of Trustees Meeting in Lowell
Copy of minutes.
BOX-FOLDER 3/60 Lowell Conference on Industrial History
Brochure; list of speakers; call for papers; preliminary program; final program; list of registrants.
Subseries IX: Documentary Materials
BOX-FOLDER 3/61 Indexing Procedures
Memorandum from Carl Fleischhauer regarding index for project; drafts of "Notes on Archiving and Media Documentation," prepared by Carl Fleischhauer; memorandum from Marsha Maguire regarding subject and proper-name headings; draft of thesaurus prepared by Douglas DeNatale; "Introduction to XyWrite and to the `NEWLOG' and `INDEXER' Programs," prepared by Douglas DeNatale.
BOX-FOLDER 3/62 Name Index
pp. 30-63 are mislabeled as "Topical Index"
BOX-FOLDER 3/63 Topical Index (1 of 2)
BOX-FOLDER 3/64 Topical Index (2 of 2)
BOX-FOLDER 3/65 Index to Sound Recordings
Audio Logs: Audiocassettes
BOX-FOLDER 4/66 Audiocassette logs - copies of loaned original recordings: LFP-CC-A001 through LFP-CC-A023.
BOX-FOLDER 4/67 Bell, Michael: LFP-MB-A001 through LFP-MB-A005
BOX-FOLDER 4/68 DeNatale, Douglas: LFP-DD-A001 through LFP-DD-A005
BOX-FOLDER 4/69 Fertig, Barbara: LFP-BF-A001 through LFP-BF-A013
BOX-FOLDER 4/70 Montaño, Mario: LFP-MM-A001 through LFP-MM-A024
BOX-FOLDER 4/71 Rankin, Tom: LFP-TR-A001 through LFP-TR-A004
BOX-FOLDER 4/72 Refugee Arts Group: LFP-RA-A001 through LFP-RA-A015
BOX-FOLDER 4/73 Taylor, David: LFP-DT-A001 through LFP-DT-A002
BOX-FOLDER 4/74 Wach, Eleanor: LFP-EW-A001 through LFP-EW-A004
Audio Logs: Reel-to-reel tapes
BOX-FOLDER 4/75 Bell, Michael: LFP-MB-R001 through LFP-MB-R020
BOX-FOLDER 4/76 DeNatale, Douglas: LFP-DD-R001 through LFP-DD-R080
BOX-FOLDER 4/77 Fertig, Barbara: LFP-BF-R001 through LFP-BF-R002
BOX-FOLDER 4/78 Montaño, Mario: LFP-MM-R001 through LFP-MM-R016
BOX-FOLDER 4/79 Norkunas, Martha: LFP-MN-R001 through LFP-MN-R053
BOX-FOLDER 4/80 Rankin, Tom: LFP-TR-R001 through LFP-TR-R043
BOX-FOLDER 4/81 Taylor, David: LFP-DT-R001 through LFP-DT-R033
Transcripts of Sound Recordings (prepared by University of Lowell, Center for Lowell History, Oral History Collection)
BOX-FOLDER 5/82 Transcript of loaned original recording: transcript of LFP-CC-A023
BOX-FOLDER 5/83 Transcripts of interviews conducted by Michael Bell: transcripts of LFP-MB-R001 through LFP-MB-R005, LFP-MB-R008 through LFP-MB-R011, LFP-MB-R019 through LFP-MB-R020
BOX-FOLDER 5/84 Transcripts of interviews conducted by Douglas DeNatale: transcripts of LFP-DD-R070 through LFP-DD-R071
BOX-FOLDER 5/85 Transcript of interview conducted by Barbara Fertig: transcript of LFP-BF-A013
BOX-FOLDER 5/86 Transcript of interview conducted by Mario Montaño: transcript of LFP-MM-A011
BOX-FOLDER 5/87 Transcripts of interviews conducted by Martha Norkunas: transcripts of LFP-MN-R003 through LFP-MN-R007, LFP-MN-R016 through LFP-MN-R017, LFP-MN-R019 through LFP-MN-R020, LFP-MN-R048 through LFP-MN-R049
BOX-FOLDER 5/88 Transcripts of interviews conducted by Tom Rankin: transcripts of LFP-TR-A001, LFP-TR-R001 through LFP-TR-R002, LFP-TR-R022 through LFP-TR-R023
BOX-FOLDER 5/89 Transcripts of interviews conducted by David Taylor (1 of 2): transcripts of LFP-DT-A001, LFP-DT-R001 through LFP-DT-R002, LFP-DT-R007 through LFP-DT-R010, LFP-DT-R017 through LFP-DT-R019
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