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Series 1: Manuscripts (continued)
Subseries 8: Manuscript materials accompanying other formats (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 117/3 Sound recordings: documentation, SR106-SR195
BOX-FOLDER 117/4 Sound recordings: documentation, SR196-SR235
BOX-FOLDER 117/5 Sound recordings: documentation, SR236-SR260
BOX-FOLDER 117/6 Sound recordings: documentation, SR261-SR380
BOX-FOLDER 118/1 Sound recordings: documentation, SR381-SR495
BOX-FOLDER 118/2 Sound recordings: documentation, SR510-SR647
BOX-FOLDER 118/3 Sound recordings: documentation
Documentation for Scottish recordings and unidentified recordings.
BOX-FOLDER 118/4 Moving images: documentation (1/2)
BOX-FOLDER 118/5 Moving images: documentation (2/2)
BOX-FOLDER 118/6 Moving images: documentation
Documentation for a range of moving image items, not all associated with particular items.
BOX-FOLDER 118/7 Manuscript materials that accompanied photographic materials (1/4)
Materials from boxes-folders 121/1, 125/6, 127/18, 129/2, 133/7, 135/2, 135/4, 138/7, and 145/4.
BOX-FOLDER 118/8 Manuscript materials that accompanied photographic materials (2/4)
Materials from boxes-folders 145/6, 149/12, 149/15, 151/2, 152/4, 154/2, 154/7, 154/14, 155/4, and 161/17.
BOX-FOLDER 119/1 Manuscript materials that accompanied photographic materials (3/4)
Materials from boxes-folders 165/6, 165/23, 166/4, and 167/9.
BOX-FOLDER 119/2 Manuscript materials that accompanied photographic materials (4/4)
Materials from boxes-folders 180/5, 181/9, 187/4, 187/9, 192/6, 193/4, 193/7, 194/1, 195/5, 201/4, 206/10, 212/1, and 213/6.
BOX-FOLDER 119/3 2013 accrual (1/2)
Manuscript materials received in 2013 as an accrual to the collection.
Photo lists, 1952, 1955, undated
Subject and location categories for George's photographic work in the 1950s. These are probably not exhaustive lists.
Letter from Cindy Asher, plus lists, 1996
Letter regarding the loan of materials to be photographed, including lists of some of the materials.
Citations and awards, 1940-2008
Official, original documents for the following: a certificate recognizing Jean's service contributed to the 200th anniversary celebration of Kentucky's settlement at Ford Harrod (in 1974), a certificate acknowledging Jean's participation in the Festival of American Folklife (a letter from Mrs. Shirley Cherkasky and a certificate, in 1976), an award of merit to Jean by the National Federation of Music Clubs (in 1980, Doctor of Letters degree awarded to Jean (University of Kentucky, in 1983), Doctor of Fine Arts awarded to Jean (two pages; Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky, in 2008), a certificate of honorary membership awarded to Jean (Louisville Dulcimer Society, undated), and a certificate recognizing George's participation in extracurricular activities (Cooper Union, New York, undated).
Country Dance Society of America, 1965
A Golden Jubilee invitation and a list of committee members.
"Ballads and Ballots"
Images to publicize "Ballads and Ballots," written and directed by Oscar Brand, and presented as part of Project America at the 92nd Street Y, New York City.
Augusta Heritage Arts Workshop, 1974
Publicity material and a handwritten note from an unidentified person.
BOX-FOLDER 119/4 2013 accrual (2/2)
A memorial certificate from the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, memorial cards, copies of the memorial service program, and burial information cards.
Series 2: Sound Recordings
With the exception of the wire recordings, subseries are organized as received from the donors. Information is taken from documentation on containers, reels, and accompanying documentation, and edited as needed. SR012 arrived as an empty box, so there is no corresponding recording.
Subseries 1: Wire recordings
AFC 2008/005: SR001
1 sound wire reel : analog ; 60 min.
Family; XA. Webster-Chicago brand wire.
AFC 2008/005: SR002
1 sound wire reel : analog.
3; XC
AFC 2008/005: SR003
1 sound wire reel : analog ; 60 min.
XD. Webster-Chicago brand wire.
AFC 2008/005: SR004
1 sound wire reel : analog ; 60 min.
Jean Ritchie II; XE. Webster-Chicago brand wire.
AFC 2008/005: SR005
1 sound wire reel : analog ; 60 min.
JR III; XF. Webster-Chicago brand wire.
AFC 2008/005: SR006
1 sound wire reel : analog.
Jean R. Ballads and lyrics [undecipherable]. Magna Wire brand wire.
AFC 2008/005: SR007
1 sound wire reel : analog ; 60 min.
Party and Jean AR. (Tunes I). Webster-Chicago brand wire.
Subseries 2: England
Recordings made in England.
AFC 2008/005: SR008
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.1. #74; Mummers - REW 7. "Mr. Rew" is Bill Rew. On reel: Mr Rew Sidbury /Marshfield mummers.
Song indoors - sung by Mummers - no good
Mummers play - good
All on the new-mown hay, sir - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Barbara Ellen - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Jimmy Johnson squeeze me (Devonshire lad) - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Mow down meadow - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Kerry recruit - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Up the middle (dance) Melodeon
Derby Ram - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
AFC 2008/005: SR009
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.2. Sidbury; Soundtrack to the film "Roman Soldiers"; Childrens' Game: Roman Soldiers. On reel: Movi... /Roman Soldiers / soundtrack /Sidbury.
AFC 2008/005: SR010
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.3. Palmer at Sidbury; On reel: Sidbury /Mullard / Palmer.
Mr. Palmer tells the story of his uncle and the song
Mullard (two false starts - goes very sharp on final one)
Talks about origin of song
Talk about old days of the "carriers"
AFC 2008/005: SR011
1 sound tape reel (20 min.) : analog, 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, mono ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.4. Humphries, E.: Douglas Kennedy; Empingham church bells. Empingham Hand Bells; #77; Bell playing from (1) to (10); singing from (11) to (14). On reel: Handbells /Empingham /J. Ritchie.
Hark, the herald angels sing - fluff on second verse
Hark, the herald angels sing - false start
Hark, the herald angels sing - good except for last line of first verse - mic position changed - better; second verse has a few mistakes also
Come all ye faithful - played all the way through but rhythm is off occasionally (played two times through)
Unidentified tune
Change - ringings (background bangs, soft talk in loud voices behind - bit of it)
Change - ringing - some mistakes and occasional loud voices
Change - ringing - bird sounds in background of this (lovely) - slight talk
Robin Adair - (instinctive) talking too
A shout of mighty triumph; singing
A shout of mighty triumph - sung by leader of bell ringers
Questions and answers - George Pickow and lead bell-ringer where he learned tunes he plays and sings
Jolly fellows that follow the plow - sung by leader of ringers - song about farm life (short)
Sinking of the Titanic - sung by head bell-ringer
General talk about Titanic song and head ringer's folks, between George and the ringer
AFC 2008/005: SR012
AFC 2008/005: SR013
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