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Series 1. Manuscripts, ca. 1956-2009 (continued)
Subseries 1. Film-related materials and documentation, 1958-1999 (continued)
Spanish versions interview: Discos del Puerto; Maximo Alanya, Union; Jaime Guamola; Maximo Damian, 1989 (continued)
1 folder
Interview transcripts in Spanish and correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 5/45 Map of Peru, 1958
1 folder
1 map of Peru published by Esso petroleum.
BOX-FOLDER 5/46 Film narration - Mountain Music of Peru, 1984
1 folder
Narration scripts, titles, subtitles, and notes relating to the film, Mountain Music of Peru.
BOX-FOLDER 18/226 Film narration - Mountain Music of Peru, 1984
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Narration scripts, titles, subtitles, and notes relating to the film, Mountain Music of Peru.
BOX-FOLDER 5/47 Cuzco/Charango, undated
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Narration script and subtitles.
BOX-FOLDER 5/48 Scissors Tijeras (Scissor Dance)/Maximo, 1979-1984
1 folder
Notes, ephemera, 1 book, and correspondence. Book is titled, El Violin de Isua: Biografia de un Interprete de Musica Folklorica.
BOX-FOLDER 5/49 Puno/Titicaca, 1979-1984
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Ephemera, articles about the region in Peru.
BOX-FOLDER 5/50 Choquela, 1984, 1986-1987
1 folder
Prints, notes, articles, publicity materials, ephemera, correspondence, interview transcripts, song transcriptions, and sample poster layout relating to the film, Choquela: Only Interpretation.
BOX-FOLDER 6/51 Choquela, 1984, 1986-1987
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Prints, notes, articles, publicity materials, ephemera, correspondence, interview transcripts, song transcriptions, and sample poster layout relating to the film, Choquela: Only Interpretation.
BOX-FOLDER 18/227-228 Choquela, 1984, 1986-1987
2 folders
Prints, notes, articles, publicity materials, ephemera, correspondence, interview transcripts, song transcriptions, and sample poster layout relating to the film, Choquela: Only Interpretation.
BOX-FOLDER 6/52-53 Steven Webster, 1973-1986
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Working papers and correspondence with Steven Webster of the University of Auckland Department of Anthropology on Andean pastoralism.
BOX-FOLDER 6/54 Textile Network, Peabody Museum, 1985
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Correspondence and list of textile scholars.
BOX-FOLDER 6/55 Textile symposia and paper, 1985, 1990
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Symposia schedules, including film screenings, exhibit checklist, and academic papers.
BOX-FOLDER 6/56 Musical Holdouts: posters, 1979
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Correspondence and posters relating to the film Musical Holdouts.
BOX-FOLDER 6/57 Musical Holdouts: reviews, 1976
1 folder
Newspaper clipping of New York Times review of Musical Holdouts and Cohen's letter of response.
BOX-FOLDER 6/58 Musical Holdouts: ephemera, 1975
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Ephemera, correspondence, and notes relating to the film, Musical Holdouts.
BOX-FOLDER 18/229 Musical Holdouts: ephemera, 1975
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Ephemera, correspondence, and notes relating to the film, Musical Holdouts.
BOX-FOLDER 6/59 SUNY Film and Video Festival, 1979
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1 SUNY Film and Video Festival program, November 9-11, 1979.
BOX-FOLDER 6/60 Film screenings, 1980-1981
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2 programs and 1 magazine highlighting screenings of films, including Q'eros: The Shape of Survival.
Subseries 2. Old time and bluegrass music materials, 1957-2009
Materials relating to Cohen's relationship with and films about Roscoe Holcomb, including correspondence, transcriptions, ephemera, posters, contracts and prints. Correspondence and materials regarding the album, Mountain Music of Kentucky, and the film, Roscoe Holcomb: From Daisy, Kentucky. Includes materials relating to the New Lost City Ramblers, including posters and fliers, photographs, correspondence, contracts, notes, drafts of liner notes, festival programs, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles. Materials reflect the New Lost City Ramblers' touring and recorded work. Also included are the Putnam String County Band posters and materials relating to the Friends of Old Time Music. Other items in the subseries include the New Tranquility String Band recording project, the Banjo Bill Cornett recording project, as well as Willie Dixon sheet music.
BOX-FOLDER 6/61 Roscoe Holcomb: material for Steidl book, ca. 1960
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Photographic print of John Cohen and Roscoe Holcomb performing together; poster; ephemera relating to Holcomb and Cohen's book project.
BOX-FOLDER 6/62 Roscoe Holcomb and Mountain Music of Kentucky content, 1959-1967, 1969-1970, 1972-1973, 1978, 2002
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Map of Tennessee and Kentucky; correspondence from Roscoe Holcomb to John Cohen.
BOX-FOLDER 7/63-65 Roscoe Holcomb and Mountain Music of Kentucky content, 1959-1967, 1969-1970, 1972-1973, 1978, 2002
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Notes, correspondence, and research regarding Mountain Music of Kentucky; Banjo Bill Cornett and correspondence from Roscoe Holcomb; photographic prints of John Cohen, Roscoe Holcomb, Mike Seeger, the New Lost City Ramblers, the Stanley Brothers, and others; newspaper clippings; interview transcripts; student reports; articles and ephemera; program for Brooklyn Academy of Music's Old Time Country Music Festival (1978).
BOX-FOLDER 18/230 Roscoe Holcomb and Mountain Music of Kentucky content, 1959-1967, 1969-1970, 1972-1973, 1978, 2002
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Notes, correspondence, and research regarding Mountain Music of Kentucky; Banjo Bill Cornett and correspondence from Roscoe Holcomb; photographic prints of John Cohen, Roscoe Holcomb, Mike Seeger, the New Lost City Ramblers, the Stanley Brothers, and others; newspaper clippings; interview transcripts; student reports; articles and ephemera; program for Brooklyn Academy of Music's Old Time Country Music Festival (1978).
BOX-FOLDER 7/66 Roscoe Holcomb: Daisy Film Project, 2009
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Notes and comments relating to the film Roscoe Holcomb: From Daisy, Kentucky.
BOX-FOLDER 18/231 Roscoe Holcomb: Daisy Film Project, 2009
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Notes and comments relating to the film Roscoe Holcomb: From Daisy, Kentucky.
BOX-FOLDER 7/67 Appalachian Oral History Project of Alice Lloyd College, 1978
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Roscoe Holcomb interview transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 7/68 Papers and plans for Roscoe Holcomb film, 2009
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Licensing, contracts, notes, and correspondence relating to Roscoe Holcomb: From Daisy, Kentucky.
BOX-FOLDER 7/69 Roscoe Holcomb reviews, record and film, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1998
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Ephemera, proofs, correspondence, publicity materials, articles, notes, and newspaper clippings related to The High Lonesome Sound and Mountain Music of Kentucky. Includes correspondence from John Hartford and Hazel Dickens.
BOX-FOLDER 7/70 New Lost City Ramblers: Song Book, 1965, 1982
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Corrections, notes, and correspondence related to the New Lost City Ramblers Song Book. Includes letter from Pete Seeger.
BOX-FOLDER 7/71 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book: Sing Out! Songs, 1974-1975
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Song lists, song transcriptions, and correspondence from Sing Out! Magazine relating to the New Lost City Ramblers Song Book.
BOX-FOLDER 7/72 New Lost City Ramblers: Ephemera, 1962
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1 magazine. Hentoff, Nat. "The Citybillies," The Reporter, vol. 26 no. 11 (May 24, 1962). 42-43.
BOX-FOLDER 18/232 New Lost City Ramblers: Ephemera, 1962
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1 program. Program for 1962 Arranger's Laboratory Institute at Eastman School of Music.
BOX-FOLDER 7/73 New Lost City Ramblers film, short and long edits, 2006-2007
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Notes and correspondence relating to the film, "Good Old Times - The New Lost City Ramblers." Includes correspondence with the Arhoolie Foundation and comments after meeting with David Tedeschi.
BOX-FOLDER 8/74 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book research, ca. 1958-1961
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Fliers and ephemera for New Lost City Ramblers concerts. Photographic prints (some historic photographs from Library of Congress duplication) and song sheets as research in preparation for the songbook.
BOX-FOLDER 8/75 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book research, ca. 1958-1961
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Includes "Roosevelt Album," (1945), and photographic prints and copies created for research for songbook. Photographs are numbered according to New Lost City Ramblers (NLCR) numbering scheme.
BOX-FOLDER 8/76 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book research, ca. 1958-1961
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Photographic prints and copies created for research for songbook. List of individuals in photographs. Photographs are numbered according to New Lost City Ramblers (NLCR) numbering scheme.
BOX-FOLDER 18/233 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book research, ca. 1958-1961
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Prints, sample layouts, notes, posters, fliers, and liner notes relating to the New Lost City Ramblers Song Book.
BOX-FOLDER 21/293 New Lost City Ramblers Song Book research, ca. 1958-1961
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1 poster for New Lost City Ramblers and Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys concert.
BOX-FOLDER 8/77 New Lost City Ramblers: various posters, 1959-1960
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Fliers and ephemera for New Lost City Ramblers concerts.
BOX-FOLDER 18/234 New Lost City Ramblers: various posters, 1959-1960
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Fliers and ephemera for New Lost City Ramblers concerts.
BOX-FOLDER 18/235 Festival of American Folk & Country Music, 1965-1966
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Programs from the festival.
BOX-FOLDER 18/237 Festival of American Folk & Country Music, 1965-1966
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