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Series I: Manuscripts (continued)
Subseries F: Biographical materials (continued)
Sub-subseries 6: Passports (continued)
Jean Ritchie's U.S. passports (continued)
Seven passports, with issue dates of 1952, 1956, 1960, 1966, 1971, 1978, and 1984.
BOX-FOLDER 106/9 George Pickow's U.S. passports
Seven passports, with issue dates of 1944, 1948, 1952, 1960, 1971, 1978, and 1994.
Sub-subseries 7: Engagement books and calendars
Each item includes handwritten notes regarding appointments and activities.
BOX-FOLDER 106/10 Engagement books and calendars, 1947-1949
2 in. x 3 in.
3 appointment books.
BOX-FOLDER 106/11 Engagement books and calendars (folder 1 of 2), 1950-1959
From 2 in. x 3 in. to 6 in. x 10 in.
10 items, total. A 1959-1960 engagement book for George Pickow includes two business cards.
BOX-FOLDER 107/1 Engagement books and calendars (folder 2 of 2), 1950-1959
From 2 in. x 3 in. to 6 in. x 10 in.
See description for folder 106/11.
BOX-FOLDER 107/2 Engagement books and calendars (folder 1 of 3), 1960-1969
From 2 in. x 3 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
15 items total (from the 1960s). Some years are represented by multiple items. A 1963 wall calendar has 4 sheets of handwritten notes for accounting.
BOX-FOLDER 107/3 Engagement books and calendars (folder 2 of 3), 1960-1969
From 2 in. x 3 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
See description for folder 107/2.
BOX-FOLDER 107/4 Engagement books and calendars (folder 3 of 3), 1960-1969
From 2 in. x 3 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
See description for folder 107/2.
BOX-FOLDER 107/5 Engagement books and calendars (folder 1 of 2), 1970-1978
From 2 3/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. to 9 1/4 in. x 10 3/4 in.
12 items total (from the 1970s). Some items represent an overlap of years. No item for 1979.
BOX-FOLDER 107/6 Engagement books and calendars (folder 2 of 2), 1970-1978
From 2 3/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. to 9 1/4 in. x 10 3/4 in.
See description for folder 107/5.
BOX-FOLDER 108/1 Engagement books and calendars 1984-1989
From 3 in. x 4 1/2 in. to 7 3/4 in. x 10 1/2 in.
5 items. Years represented: 1984, 1985, 1987-1989. Two items for 1988. See box 109 for another 2005 calendar.
BOX-FOLDER 108/2 Engagement books and calendars (folder 1 of 2), 1990-1992, 1994-1999
From 4 in. x 6 in. to 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
13 items. No item for 1993. Multiple items for some years. The 1996-1997 calendar is a custom printing, with a black plastic comb binding and reproductions (black and white and color) of Ritchie family photos. See box 109 for 1998 wall calendar.
BOX-FOLDER 108/3 Engagement books and calendars (folder 2 of 2), 1990-1992, 1994-1999
From 4 in. x 6 in. to 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
See description for folder 108/2.
BOX-FOLDER 108/4 Engagement books and calendars (folder 1 of 3), 2000-2003, 2005-2008
From 3 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
22 items, total. Multiple items for some years. A few loose pages from a 2007 calendar. One item is a customized 2001 pocket calendar, stamped "Compliments of Folklife Productions" (Jean and George's company). See box 109 for items from 2006 and 2007.
BOX-FOLDER 108/5 Engagement books and calendars (folder 2 of 3), 2000-2003, 2005-2008
From 3 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
See description for folder 108/4.
BOX-FOLDER 108/6 Engagement books and calendars (folder 3 of 3), 2000-2003, 2005-2008
From 3 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. to 8 3/4 in. x 11 in.
See description for folder 108/4.
BOX-FOLDER 109 Wall calendars, 1985, 1998, 2002, 2006-2007
From 10 in. x 10 3/4 in. to 12 in. x 12 in.
5 items.
Sub-subseries 8: Diaries
BOX-FOLDER 110 Diaries and notes about events, 1922-1992; undated
From 2 3/4 in. x 4 1/2 in. to 5 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.
15 items; all but one bound (one item is a set of loose pages taken from a small binder). Some are repurposed notepads and records books. Some items are clearly identified as written by Jean and some by Jean's family members: Abbie, Kitty, and Mallie Ritchie. Some items were used by more than one individual. Of note: Kitty Ritchie's 1925 notes has a four-leaf clover pinned to one page.
Sub-subseries 9: Ritchie family hymnals
BOX-FOLDER 111/1 Billups, Edward W. The sweet songster: a collection of the most popular and approved songs, hymns, and ballads. Catlettsburg, KY: C.L. McConnell, circa 1854.
BOX-FOLDER 111/2 Thomas, E.D. A new and choice selection of hymns and spiritual songs for the use of the Regular Baptist Church, and all lovers of song. Catlettsburg, KY: C.L. McConnell, circa 1877..
Subseries G: George Pickow's photographic work
Sub-subseries 1: Album covers
Dust jackets for a selection of phonographic albums recorded by Jean Ritchie. The cover photographs (and sometimes the jacket designs) are by George Pickow.
BOX 112 Jean Ritchie, 1952, 1954
Elektra Records; EKL-125.
BOX 112 Carols of all seasons, 1959
Tradition Records; TLP 1031
BOX 112 Children's songs and games from the southern mountains, 1957, 1960
Folkways Records; FC 7054.
BOX 112 As I Roved Out (Field Trip-Ireland), 1960
Folkways Records; FW 8872
BOX 112 Clear waters remembered, 1974
Geordie Music; Geordie 101. Two copies.
BOX 112 Jean Ritchie at home, 1974
Pacific Cascade Records; LPL 7026
BOX 112 None but one, 1977
Sire Records; SA 7530. Two copies.
BOX 112 High hills and mountains, 1979
Greenhays Recordings; catalog number GR 701. Two copies.
BOX 112 Sweet rivers, 1981
June Appal Recordings; JA-037.
BOX 112 None but one, 1981
Greenhays Recordings; GR 708.
BOX 112 The most dulcimer, 1992
Greenhays Recordings; catalog number GR 714.
BOX 112 Kentucky Christmas: old and new, 1997
Greenhays Recordings; GR 717
Sub-subseries 2: Proofs for album covers
Album jackets from this era were frequently made of cardboard, with a glossy sheet affixed to the front (and sometimes the back), with the album title and artist, and usually an illustration. These are the glossy sheets, most for popular and folk music, but some for classical music. Two covers are printed on heavy-stock paper boards. George took the photos and in some cases may have designed the covers.
BOX-FOLDER 113 Proofs for album covers (box 1 of 3)
See note for sub-subseries 2.
BOX-FOLDER 114 Proofs for album covers (box 2 of 3)
See note for sub-subseries 2.
BOX-FOLDER 115 Proofs for album covers (box 3 of 3)
See note for sub-subseries 2.
Sub-subseries 3: Magazine covers and related materials
Originals and proofs for magazines covers and advertisements, with photos taken by George. Items include magazine covers such as Colour Photography, True Detective, and Family Weekly. Advertisements are for travel-related products. Some pulp fiction magazine covers, a cassette J-card, and a brochure for an exhibit are included. Also a few magazine articles accompanied by photos taken by George. A few items are mounted on heavy-stock paper board.
BOX-FOLDER 116 Magazine covers, magazine articles, and advertisements.
Subseries H: Manuscript materials accompanying other formats
Documentation for a selection of sound recordings and moving image items, principally from containers for the audiovisual recordings and photographic materials.
BOX-FOLDER 117/1 Sound recordings: documentation, SR001-SR040
Manuscript materials that accompanied sound recordings. Typed sheets of various dimensions, with handwritten edits.
BOX-FOLDER 117/2 Sound recordings: documentation, SR041-SR100
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 image materials: documentation (folder 1 of 2)
MV0143-MV0147
MV0165-MV0166
MV0167-MV0170
MV0196-MV0197
MV0243
MV0302-MV0315
MV0356
MV0358
MV0360
MV0364
BOX-FOLDER 118/5 Moving image materials: documentation (folder 2 of 2)
MV0370
MV0396
MV0407
MV0411
MV0460-MV0461
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