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Series 1: Manuscripts (continued)
Subseries 1: Correspondence (continued)
Sub-subseries 5: Programs and program correspondence
Business correspondence, plus ephemera and production notes, involving both Jean and George.
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 Country Dance Society of America, 1950, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 27/2 Card/ticket for Elsa Maxwell's Americana Party, May 11, 1949
Notes in Jean's handwriting on front and back; on the front: "I square-danced with Clark Gable! (Jean)" and on the back notes about the songs/dances performed. See box-folder 39/6 for a copy of the program.
BOX-FOLDER 27/3 BBC, 1951-1954, undated
Typed correspondence (including letters from David Attenborough), notes, TV transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 University of California, 1952, 1955-1956, 1958
Three items of correspondence and a program for the concert "Traditional Song in America" (1958).
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 Harvard University Summer School, 1955
Typed correspondence, a schedule, and copies of the program for "Folk Music in America: The Appalachian Tradition" (presented by the Harvard Summer School Conference on Folk Music and Ballad)
BOX-FOLDER 27/6 University of Kentucky, 1955
Includes two items of correspondence (one handwritten, one typed).
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 Contracts, 1955-1956
Artist copies of contracts between Pearson and Eaton, Inc. (representing Jean), and various entities, including various colleges, universities, and clubs.
BOX-FOLDER 27/8 Pearson and Eaton, Inc., 1954-1957, undated
Correspondence to and from Pearson and Eaton, Inc.; Louise Eaton was Jean's agent at the time.
BOX-FOLDER 27/9 American Youth Hostels, 1956
Includes two items of correspondence (one handwritten, one typed).
BOX-FOLDER 27/10 "Courting, marriage, and other notions" (from the radio series, "As I Roved Out"), circa 1956
Song booklets and interview transcripts.
BOX-FOLDER 27/11 Swapping Song Fair, 1954, undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/12 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1950-1955
Correspondence regarding events in which Jean participated, thank-you letters, programs, and ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 27/13 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1956-1958, undated
See the description for box-folder 27/12.
BOX-FOLDER 27/14 4th Annual Folk Music Festival (University of California-Berkeley), 1961
Correspondence, promotional materials, schedules, programs, and handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 27/15 Gerard W. Purcell Associates, 1951-1964
Correspondence from and about Jerry Campbell, who was Jean's agent for a brief time. Includes song lists, lyrics, and notes.
BOX-FOLDER 27/16 Newport Folk Festival, 1963-1965, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 28/1 46th Annual National 4-H Club Congress, 1967
Publications and news releases associated with the annual Congress.
BOX-FOLDER 28/2 Concerts, 1967-1968
Correspondence, programs, and travel plans related to concerts Jean gave in Kentucky and Tennessee.
BOX-FOLDER 28/3 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1960-1963
See the description for box-folder 27/12.
BOX-FOLDER 28/4 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1964-1965
See the description for box-folder 27/12.
BOX-FOLDER 28/5 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1966-1967
See the description for box-folder 27/12.
BOX-FOLDER 28/6 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1968-1969, undated
See the description for box-folder 27/12.
BOX-FOLDER 28/7 Set lists, 1960-1979
Set lists in Jean's handwriting, for various performances.
BOX-FOLDER 28/8 Completed concerts (1/2), 1971-1973
Correspondence to and from Jean regarding concerts she gave in 1972. Includes agreements and contracts, itineraries, and handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 29/1 Completed concerts (2/2), 1971-1973
See the description for box-folder 28/8.
BOX-FOLDER 29/2 Completed concerts (1/3), 1972-1973
Correspondence to and from Jean regarding various programs, festivals, and events; includes handwritten notes and planning documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 29/3 Completed concerts (2/3), 1972-1973
See the description for box-folder 29/2.
BOX-FOLDER 29/4 Completed concerts (3/3), 1972-1973
See the description for box-folder 29/2.
BOX-FOLDER 29/5 California State University, Fresno, 1978-1979
Correspondence and other documentation (as well as fan letters) from Jean's time as a Folk Artist in Residence at California State University, Fresno.
BOX-FOLDER 29/6 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1970-1972
Correspondence to and from Jean regarding various programs, festivals, and events; includes flyers and promotional documents.
BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1973
See the description for box-folder 29/6.
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence (1/2), 1974-1976
See the description for box-folder 29/6.
BOX-FOLDER 30/3 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence (2/2), 1974-1976
See the description for box-folder 29/6.
BOX-FOLDER 30/4 Miscellaneous programs and program correspondence, 1977-1979, undated
See the description for box-folder 29/6.
BOX-FOLDER 30/5 Class visits and workshops, 1973-1974, 1979
Handwritten notes and set lists.
BOX-FOLDER 30/6 Set lists from performances in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, 1970-1980
See the description for box-folder 28/7.
BOX-FOLDER 30/7 England/Scotland concert tour (1/2), 1980
Also includes receipts, envelopes, notes, correspondence, and brochures.
BOX-FOLDER 30/8 England/Scotland concert tour (2/2), 1980
See the description for box-folder 30/6.
BOX-FOLDER 30/9 Christmas Revels, 1980
Correspondence, lyrics, Christmas play script, and sheet music.
BOX-FOLDER 30/10 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1980
Documentation includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 31/1 Concerts completed (1/2), 1980-1981
Documentation includes correspondence with Jean both in 1980 (the year prior to the concerts) and in 1981 (the year of the concerts).
BOX-FOLDER 31/2 Concerts completed (2/2), 1980-1981
See the description for box-folder 31/1.
BOX-FOLDER 31/3 California, 1981
Itinerary, correspondence, contact information list, and flyers.
BOX-FOLDER 31/4 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1981
Documentation includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 31/5 California, February 1982
Correspondence, contracts, and flyers. Documentation includes correspondence with Jean in the year prior to the performances.
BOX-FOLDER 31/6 Engagements completed (1/2), 1981-1982
Itinerary, correspondence, contracts, and brochures for engagements in 1982. Documentation includes correspondence with Jean in the year prior to the performances.
BOX-FOLDER 31/7 Engagements completed (2/2), 1981-1982
See the description for box-folder 31/6.
BOX-FOLDER 32/1 Programs (1/2), 1982
Documentation includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 32/2 Programs (2/2), 1982
See the description for box-folder 32/1.
BOX-FOLDER 32/3 Concerts (1/2), 1982-1983
Correspondence, contracts, purchase orders, programs, and handwritten notes pertaining to concerts Jean gave in 1983.
BOX-FOLDER 32/4 Concerts (2/2), 1982-1983
See the description for box-folder 32/3.
BOX-FOLDER 32/5 Tours (Florida) (1/2), 1983-1985
Correspondence, programs, handwritten notes, and related materials from tours in 1983. Two photos from this folder have been relocated to Series 3.
BOX-FOLDER 32/6 Tours (Florida) (2/2), 1983-1985
See the description for box-folder 32/5.
BOX-FOLDER 32/7 Programs, 1983
Correspondence, programs, and related materials.
BOX-FOLDER 33/1 Engagements (1/2), 1983-1984
Correspondence, contracts, programs, related materials, and handwritten notes for engagements in 1984.
BOX-FOLDER 33/2 Engagements (2/2), 1983-1984
See the description for box-folder 33/1.
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 Programs, 1984
Also includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 Set lists, 1984-2004, undated
Small pieces of paper with handwritten lists of songs and notes.
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 Engagements (1/2), 1984-1986
Correspondence, contracts, programs, related materials, and handwritten notes pertaining to engagements in 1985.
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 Engagements (2/2), 1984-1986
See the description for box-folder 33/5.
BOX-FOLDER 33/7 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1985
Also includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1986
Also includes handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 34/3 Programs, schedules, correspondence, and notes, 1988
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