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Series 1: Writings about performers (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Carl Martin, undated
Typed discography, typed draft of a published article, and typed transcript of an interview.
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Frank Melrose, May 1945
Jazz Record, no. 32. Includes "Barrelhouse Frank Melrose," by Pete Daley.
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Memphis Slim, 1960, 1970
Pages from published articles (one original, one photocopy).
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Big Maceo Merriweather, undated
"Big Maceo," by Paul Oliver (photocopy of a published article.
BOX-FOLDER 5/10 Elmon Mickle, undated
Typed draft of a paper, with handwritten edits.
BOX-FOLDER 5/11 Amos Milburn, September 1995
Typed copy of a published article.
BOX-FOLDER 5/12 Gloria Oden, 1978-1989
Reprint of a published interview, correspondence, a photocopy of a published paper, typed and signed document by Gloria Oden, a photocopy of a published article, and Gloria Oden's curriculum vitae.
BOX-FOLDERS 5/13-15 Johnny Otis; 1970-1980, undated
Typed draft of an autobiographical document (photocopy), typed interview transcripts (one with handwritten edits), pages from published articles (original and photocopies; also noting Shuggie Otis), typed draft of "The Johnny Otis Story," with handwritten edits, correspondence, and typed and handwritten drafts of other writings.
BOX-FOLDER 5/16 Art Pepper, undated
Photocopy of "The Megatape Sessions" song list, and typed drafts of liner notes (with handwritten edits). See box-folder 20/2 for oversized material.
BOX-FOLDER 5/17 Baden Powell, undated
Typed drafts of writings (with handwritten edits).
BOX-FOLDER 5/18 Jimmy Raney; 1979, undated
Typed drafts of writings (with handwritten edits), a published death notice, and handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 6/1 Jimmy Reed, circa 1976-1993
Typed draft of "Jimmy Reed notes - new introduction," plus original and photocopied pages from magazine(s).
BOX-FOLDER 6/2 Jimmy Rodgers, undated
Typed copies of Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Snow discographies.
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 Dr. Isaiah Ross, circa 1964-1966
Typed drafts of writings (with handwritten edits), plus a handwritten letter to Welding from Dr. Ross.
BOX-FOLDER 6/4 Otis Rush, circa 1977
Original clippings from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 6/5 John Sellers, May 1965
Original magazine clippings.
BOX-FOLDER 6/6 Shakey Jake, circa 1972
Typed drafts of interview introduction and transcribed interview, plus a letter from Welding to "Bruce."
BOX-FOLDER 6/7 Robert Shaw, December 1966
Original clipping from Jazz Beat magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 Don Schlitten, November 1977
Two typed transcriptions of an interview; with handwritten edits.
BOX-FOLDER 6/9 Johnny Shines, circa 1970
Typed sections of a transcribed interview, handwritten notes with doodles, a typed introduction to the interview, and original and photocopied pages from publications.
BOX-FOLDERS 6/10-11 Frank Sinatra, circa 1987-1994
Original and photocopied pages from publications, typed and handwritten lists of songs performed by Sinatra, handwritten notes, and one letter to Welding from John Ridgway.
BOX-FOLDER 6/12 Bessie Smith, circa 1967-1979
Typed drafts of documents, plus original and photocopied pages from publications.
BOX-FOLDER 6/13 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith; 1939, undated
Draft typed version of article by Sharon Pease on Smith for Down Beat, plus copyright registration information for the article, a copy of Smith's death certificate, and related documents. The photos have been relocated to box-folder 22/19.
BOX-FOLDER 6/14 Otis Spann, 1970
Two original clippings from publications.
BOX-FOLDER 6/15 Arthur "Big Boy" Spires, undated
Typed bio-discography of Spires by Welding.
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Staple Singers, circa 1960s
Published materials about the Staple Singers, plus a one-page typed draft of introductory matter for an unidentified project.
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Tampa Red, 1939
A typed half-page of a passage on Tampa Red copied from Down Beat magazine; the issue was dated November 15, 1939.
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 Hound Dog Taylor; 1975-1982, undated
A two-page typed draft of a record review by Welding, a clipping from Guitar, dated August 1975, and a Nostalgia Book Club catalog.
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 Big Mama Thornton, October 1966; undated
Photocopy of a published article, typed draft of an article with handwritten edits, and photocopies of photos (the photos have been relocated to box-folder 23/2 ).
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Henry Townsend, July 5, 1967; undated
Typed letter of correspondence, plus two versions of an interview (both with handwritten edits), and Townsend's business card.
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Luther Tucker, undated
Original two-page article on Tucker, from an unidentified magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Ike Turner, 1970-1971
Two original clippings from publications.
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Big Joe Turner, September 1965
Photocopied draft of a typed text written about Joe Turner, a typed draft of another work on Turner (with some corrections), and an original clipping from a magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Johnny Turner, October 1977
Two typed drafts and possibly some other pages of an older draft (with corrections) of Welding's article Blues With a Feeling, a flyer for Jake Leg Records, and a magazine clipping about Turner.
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, May 8, 1975
Clipping from a magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Walter Vinson, March 9, 1962
One-page copy of Blues News.
BOX-FOLDER 7/12 T-Bone Walker, circa 1965-1977
Typed drafts of various writings on Walker (both originals and photocopies), original and photocopies clippings from magazines, a handwritten letter from a person (Jack?) at Down Beat to Pete, and a typed note.
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Clara Ward, undated
Two typed drafts of an essay about Ward.
BOX-FOLDER 7/14 Gayle Wardlow; 1965-1966, undated
One handwritten letter and three typed letters from Wardlow to Welding, plus an original printed copy of OJL [Original Jazz Library] Supplement, no. 1 (1965).
BOX-FOLDERS 7/15-16 Muddy Waters; 1959-1980, undated
A typed letter from Michael Cuscuna to Welding, a typed letter to "Art" from Welding, typed drafts of various writings (e.g., liner notes) about Waters; some with handwritten edits, and one with Welding's sketches on the back of various people, and several clippings (most original) from various magazines. See folder 20/3 for oversized material.
BOX-FOLDER 7/17 Pete Welding; 1960-1995, undated
Original and photocopied articles about Welding from various magazines, a flyer from Testament Records, a typed letter from Leonard Watkins, a typed letter from George Feltenstein to Welding, a copy of Welding's resume, and photocopies of photos relocated to box-folder 23/5.
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Junior Wells; May 1975, undated
Two photocopied articles from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Peetie Wheatstraw, 1953
Photocopied article by Paul Oliver from an unidentified publication.
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Bukka White; 1971-1977, undated
Original clippings from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 Robert Wilkins, undated
Original, typed interview transcription, typed proof with edits, and handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 8/5 Big Joe Williams; 1964-1966, undated
Original, typed drafts of interview transcriptions (one with handwritten edits, an original, handwritten letter from Williams to Welding, and original clipping from a magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 8/6 Robert Pete Williams; 1968-1970, undated
Original, typed interview transcript with handwritten edits, handwritten notes and a discography, and two photocopied articles and one original article from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 8/7 Homesick James Williamson, undated
Two typed pages of an unidentified writing about Williamson.
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Bob Wills, May 14, 1975
One page photocopied from a newspaper.
BOX-FOLDER 8/9 Jimmy Witherspoon, 1964-1967
Original articles from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 8/10 Phil Woods; 1975, undated
An original article and an original clipping from a magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 8/11 Jimmy Yancey; 1939-1966, undated
A one-page typed copy of an article from Down Beat (dated October 15, 1939), an original copy of liner notes from a Yancey LP released on the Chicago Jazz Series, and a photocopy of a published article from a magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 8/12 Johnny Young, undated
An original clipping from a magazine or flyer.
Series 2: Typed drafts of Blues Book and Jazz Book, both by Pete Welding
BOX-FOLDERS 8/13-14 Blues book, undated
Identified as "Blues Book" in the document itself. Typed sections of the book.
BOX-FOLDERS 8/15-16, 9/1-2 Jazz book, undated
Identified as "Jazz Book" in the document itself. Typed sections of the book.
Series 3: Testament Records
Draft materials, liner notes, and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 9/3 Dorsey, Nancy, and Howard Dixon: Babies in the Mill. Testament T-3301, circa 1964 .
Promotional flyer/order form for the LP, plus an original copy of Textile Labor, vol. XXV, no. 11 ( November 1964 ).
BOX-FOLDER 9/4 Jones, Eddie Lee. Yonder Go That Old Black Dog. Testament T-2224, circa 1974 .
Documents pertaining to the LP release, including typed biographical information, proofs of the album's back cover paste-down and liner notes, and a typed letter to Welding from "Bill."
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 Masters of Modern Blues, vols. 1-3. Testament T-2212, T-2213, T-2214, circa 1966 .
Typed copies of various writings and song lists (some with handwritten edits), proof of various Testament Records liner notes, an original copy of the program for the worship services for September 1, 1968 at Eagle Rock Baptist Church (Los Angeles), and a business card for Robert M. MacLeod, Jr.
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 Masters of Modern Blues, vol. 4. Testament T-2215, circa 1967 .
Three proofs of liner notes (two with handwritten edits), and typed copy of song list of text of notes (with handwritten edits). See box-folder 20/4 for oversized material.
BOX-FOLDER 9/7 McDowell, Fred and Annie. My Home is in the Delta. Testament T-2208, circa 1964 .
Typed and handwritten copies of texts, and typed copy of song list, and copies of liner note proofs.
BOX-FOLDER 9/8 McDowell, Fred and the Hunter's Chapel Singers. Amazing Grace. Testament T-2219, circa 1969 .
Proofs of liner notes plus an original typed version of liner notes with handwritten edits.
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