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Series 1: Manuscripts (continued)
Subseries 1: Correspondence (continued)
Sub-subseries 6: Folk colleagues
BOX-FOLDER 39/5 Songs (collecting), 1936, undated
Transcriptions of music and lyrics collected in Kentucky, probably by Jean. Songs are listed here in alphabetical order, followed by the county of origin: "Barbara Allen" (Version B; Leslie), "Gentle Fair Jennie" (county unidentified), "I Wonder When I Shall Be Married" (county unidentified), "I'll Give You A Paper of Pins" (Letcher), "Little Mohee" (Version A; Letcher and Leslie), "Moses Smote the Water" (Owsley), "Mother's Got a Light" (Owsley), "Polly Sat Down" (Mason), "Roving Gambler" (Breathitt), and "Sourwood Mountain" (Leslie and Letcher).
BOX-FOLDER 39/6 Folklore events, 1953-1962, undated
BOX-FOLDER 39/7 Alan Lomax, 1933-2002
Obituaries for Alan printed from online and from the newspaper edition, a program, and a partial list of Alan's recording trips (1933-1985).
BOX-FOLDER 39/8 Hally Wood, 1954-1989, undated
Correspondence, a Ritchie family tree in Jean's handwriting, typed and handwritten writings, transcribed music and lyrics, and an invitation to a celebration of Hally's life.
BOX-FOLDER 39/9 Letters from colleagues, 1953-1998, undated
Correspondence from Alan Lomax, Rosalie Sorrells, George and Gerry Armstrong, and others.
BOX-FOLDER 40/1 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, 1950-1959
Correspondence, invitations, programs, and other ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 40/2 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, 1960-1969
See the description for box-folder 40/1.
BOX-FOLDER 40/3 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, 1970-1979
See the description for box-folder 40/1.
BOX-FOLDER 40/4 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, 1980-1989
See the description for box-folder 40/1.
BOX-FOLDER 40/5 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, 1990-2009
See the description for box-folder 40/1.
BOX-FOLDER 40/6 Performers: Jean Ritchie's contemporaries, undated
See the description for box-folder 40/1.
BOX-FOLDER 40/7 Folk colleagues, 1945-1949
Correspondence, newspaper articles, a receipt, and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 41/1 Folk colleagues, 1950-1959
Correspondence, clippings from newspapers and magazines, flyers, programs, invitations, promotional materials, and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 41/2 Folk colleagues (1/2), 1960-1969
Correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, and related ephemera. Includes a letter from Howie Mitchell with three small origami figures he made and a photo of a dulcimer.
BOX-FOLDER 41/3 Folk colleagues (2/2), 1960-1969
See the description for box-folder 41/2.
BOX-FOLDER 41/4 Folk colleagues (1/2), 1970-1979
Correspondence, programs, promotional materials, and related ephemera. Includes a copy of the sheet music for "Lonely Boy," signed by Andrew Gold, and a cross-stitch pattern of a woman playing a dulcimer, modeled after photographs of Jean.
BOX-FOLDER 41/5 Folk colleagues (2/2), 1970-1979
See the description for box-folder 41/4.
BOX-FOLDER 41/6 Folk colleagues (1/3), 1980-1989
Correspondence, programs, promotional materials, newspaper and magazine articles and clippings (originals and photocopies), and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 Folk colleagues (2/3), 1980-1989
See the description for box-folder 41/6.
BOX-FOLDER 42/2 Folk colleagues (3/3), 1980-1989
See the description for box-folder 41/6.
BOX-FOLDER 42/3 Folk colleagues, 1990-1999
Correspondence, promotional materials, newspaper articles (originals and photocopies), and related materials.
BOX-FOLDER 42/4 Folk colleagues (1/3), 2000-2009
Correspondence, promotional materials, programs, newspaper articles (photocopies), and related materials.
BOX-FOLDER 42/5 Folk colleagues (2/3), 2000-2009
See the description for box-folder 42/4.
BOX-FOLDER 42/6 Folk colleagues (3/3), 2000-2009
See the description for box-folder 42/4.
BOX-FOLDER 43/1 Folk colleagues (1/4), undated
Correspondence, promotional materials, order forms, newspaper clippings (originals and photocopies), and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 43/2 Folk colleagues (2/4), undated
See the description for box-folder 43/1.
BOX-FOLDER 43/3 Folk colleagues (3/4), undated
See the description for box-folder 43/1.
BOX-FOLDER 43/4 Folk colleagues (4/4), undated
See the description for box-folder 43/1. Includes a copy of The Echo (the Viper High School year book).
Subseries 2: Performances, lectures, and workshops
Sub-subseries 1: Concerts and other engagements
BOX-FOLDER 43/5 Programs, 1946-2009, undated
Printed programs, song lists, and other ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 43/6 Concerts (1/8), 1948-1959
Programs, flyers, tickets, newspaper clippings (original and photocopied), advertisements. Also includes a program for Elsa Maxwell's Americana Party (see box-folder 27/2 for a ticket to the party).
BOX-FOLDER 43/7 Concerts (2/8), 1961-1969
Programs, flyers, a letter of agreement for Jean to perform at the 1967 Newport Folk Festival, and ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Concerts (3/8), 1971, 1973
Photos accompanying promotional materials for "Sing America Sing" are now in Series 3.
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 Concerts (4/8), 1980-1981, 1986, 1988
Programs and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 44/3 Concerts (5/8), 1991, 1995, 1997
A program, correspondence, promotional material, and a photocopied newspaper clipping.
BOX-FOLDER 44/4 Concerts (6/8), 2001-2003, 2005, 2007
Programs and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 44/5 Concerts (7/8), undated
Programs and related ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 44/6 Concerts (8/8), undated
See the description for box-folder 40/2.
BOX-FOLDER 44/7 Concerts, 1950-1954, 1956
Correspondence announcements, and ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 44/8 Concerts (1/2), 1950, 1953, 1957, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 44/9 Concerts (2/2), 1950, 1953, 1957, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 44/10 Concerts, 1954-1959, 1961, undated
Correspondence, contracts and agreements, and ephemera. Most materials are from 1958. The original folder's header was "Concerts 1953-1959."
BOX-FOLDER 45/1 Concerts (1/2), 1960-1962
Correspondence and related documents for concerts in 1960-1961.
BOX-FOLDER 45/2 Concerts (2/2), 1960-1962
See the description for box-folder 40/6.
BOX-FOLDER 45/3 Engagements, 1965-1967, undated
Correspondence, itineraries, contracts and letters of agreement. and related documents. The original folder's header was "October 1966 Jean Ritchie." Most of the documents are from 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 45/4 Engagements and events, 1965-1967, undated
Correspondence, programs, and ephemera for engagements and events in 1967. The original folder's header was "Old Concerts."
BOX-FOLDER 45/5 Concerts finished, 1968-1969
Materials refer to concerts held in 1969. Correspondence, as well as a contract to perform at the Boston YMCA, a letter of agreement to appear at the 1969 Newport Folk Festival, an application for the entry of entertainers (in order to perform in Canada), an invoice from the University of Kentucky (to refund Jean the cost of travel), and related documents.
BOX-FOLDER 45/6 Concerts finished, 1969-1970
Materials refer to concerts held in 1970. Correspondence, concert schedules, contracts, a list of songs performed at one of Jean's public engagements
BOX-FOLDER 45/7 Concerts finished, 1970-1971
Correspondence, contracts, and related documents in reference to concerts held in 1971.
BOX-FOLDER 46/1 Engagements completed (1/3), 1973-1975
Correspondence, programs, contracts, announcements, and other ephemera in reference to engagements in 1974-1975.
BOX-FOLDER 46/2 Engagements completed (2/3), 1973-1975
See the description for box-folder 41/6.
BOX-FOLDER 46/3 Engagements completed (3/3), 1973-1975
See the description for box-folder 41/6.
BOX-FOLDER 46/4 Engagements completed, 1975-1977, undated
BOX-FOLDER 46/5 Concert - Japan, 1978-1979
Documents in reference to Jean's 1978 trip to Japan. Correspondence, Jean's visa application, a booklet in Japanese and English, and photos of musicians. The visa application has a photo of Jean attached.
BOX-FOLDER 46/6 Engagements completed (1/2), 1976-1979, undated
Correspondence, contracts, and ephemera for engagements completed in 1979.
BOX-FOLDER 46/7 Engagements completed (2/2), 1976-1979, undated
See the description for box-folder 42/6. Also includes a transcript for a broadcast of "Today and Yesterday in Northern Ireland: Singing Family."
BOX-FOLDER 46/8 Oscar Brand - Jean Ritchie tours, 1963, 1982, 1997, 2010
Programs and flyers. Publicity photos of Oscar and Jean relocated to Series 3.
BOX-FOLDER 46/9 Engagements, 1981, 1986
Correspondence, contracts, programs, handwritten notes, a 1986 monthly calendar, and ephemera.
BOX-FOLDER 47/1 Engagements (1/2), 1987-1988
Correspondence, programs, contracts, itineraries, and ephemera for engagements in 1988. The bulk of materials is from engagements in California.
BOX-FOLDER 47/2 Engagements (2/2), 1987-1988
Correspondence, programs, call sheets, and contracts. See description for box-folder 47/1.
BOX-FOLDER 47/3 Engagements, 1985-1989
Correspondence, flyers, a newspaper clipping, and handwritten notes regarding engagements in 1989.
BOX-FOLDER 47/4 Concerts, 1987, 1989
Correspondence, schedules, handwritten notes, and contracts regarding concerts in 1990. A photo of the singing duo Hesperus
BOX-FOLDER 47/5 Ireland, 1990-1991
Correspondence, an itinerary, flyers, and related ephemera regarding the trip to Ireland, July-August 1990.
BOX-FOLDER 47/6 Engagements done, 1991-1992
Correspondence, an itinerary, contracts, a partial transcript for a presentation, and related documents.
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