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Series 4: Articles, reviews, and other writings (continued)
Subseries 2: Reference and research (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 11/17 Blackman, Bob. "Discover the Archive of Folk Song." Sing Out, 15-16. Reprinted from Folk Scene, vol. 1 (January 1975) .
BOX-FOLDER 11/18 Bloomfield, Mike. "Me and Big Joe." High Times (December 1980) : 46-50, 77.
BOX-FOLDER 11/19 Borneman, Ernest. "Creole Echoes, Part II." Jazz Review, vol. 2, no. 10 (November 1959) : 26-27.
Original clipping from the magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 11/20 Davis, Henry C. "Negro Folk-Lore in South Carolina." Journal of American Folk-Lore XXVII ( 1914 ): 241-254.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 Evans, David. "Afro-American One Stringed Instruments." Reprinted from Western Folklore, vol. 29, no. 4 (1971) : 229-246.
Original offprint, signed by the author.
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Hearn, Lafcadio. "Levee Life: Haunts and Pastimes of the Roustabouts, Their Original Songs and Peculiar Dances." Cincinnati Commercial, March 17, 1876 ; reprinted in Children of the Levee, ed. by O.W. Frost, Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1957 : 61-83.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Mooney, H.F. "Popular Music Since the 1920s: the Significance of Shifting Taste." American Quarterly, vol. 20 ( 1968 ): 67-85.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 Odum, Anna Kranz. "Some Negro Folk-Songs from Tennessee." The Journal of American Folklore, vol. 27 ( 1914 ): 255-265.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Odum, Howard W. "Folk-Song and Folk-Poetry as Found in the Secular Songs of the Southern Negroes" Journal of American Folk-Lore XXIV ( July-September 1911) and (October-December 1911) .
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/6 Peabody, Charles. "Notes on Negro Music." Journal of American Folk-Lore 16 ( 1903 ): 148-152.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/7 Perrow, E. C. "Songs and Rhymes from the South." Journal of American Folk-Lore, XXVI ( 1913 ): 137-155.
Photocopied essay.
BOX-FOLDER 12/8 Puckett, Newbell N. "Religious Folk-Beliefs of Whites and Negroes." The Journal of Negro History, vol. 16, no. 1 ( January 1931 ): 9-35.
Original offprint.
BOX-FOLDER 12/9 Roberts, John Storm. "Africa: The Guitar's Role." Guitar Player, vol. 9, no. 11, ( November 1975 ): 22-24, 57.
Original clipping from the magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 12/10 Rozek, Michael. "Harmonic Variations." American Way ( October 1982 ): 72-76.
Photocopied article from the magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 12/11 "Virginia Illustrated." Harper's Monthly, vol. XII, no. LXVIII ( January 1856 ): 174-176.
Photocopied article from the magazine.
BOX-FOLDER 12/12 Welding, Pete. "Jazz: the Moldy Fig Lives On." Typed draft, undated .
Photocopy of a typed draft, with handwritten edits.
BOX-FOLDERS 12/16-17 Articles (1-2 of 2), 1968-1971; undated
Original clippings from newspapers and magazines, plus a brochure for Folkways recordings ( Fall 1968) .
BOX-FOLDER 12/18 Articles by Pete Welding, 1966-1969; undated
Typed original and photocopied drafts (with handwritten edits) and published clippings from magazines and a newspaper.
BOX-FOLDER 12/19 Auctions, April and August 1967; undated .
One issue each of Record Research, issue 83 ( April 1967 ) and issue 85 ( August 1967 ), and a ditto copy of a song/artist index (with handwritten edits).
BOX-FOLDER 12/20 Big Joe Turner, undated
Typed draft of an essay, a photocopied list from an unidentified publication, and a typed one-page list of CD sets.
BOX-FOLDER 12/21 Blues festivals, 1969; undated
Two original clippings from magazines.
BOX-FOLDER 12/22 Blues recordings, 1937-1971
Photocopied clippings from magazines and one original newspaper clipping.
Subseries 3: Various writings
BOX-FOLDER 12/23 Blues records (reviews), 1970-1976
Typed drafts, magazine clippings, a ditto of an item of correspondence from David Evans, and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 12/24 Blues Unlimited? [sic], undated
Typed sections of a draft.
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 Book reviews, 1971; undated
Original magazine and newspaper clippings, plus a photocopy of a typed draft of a book review.
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 Brochure and liner notes, undated
Handwritten and typed drafts (with handwritten edits) of brochures for Testament Records, a discography, and other writings.
BOX-FOLDERS 13/3-4 Broken-up files or missing pages, 1962-1977; undated
Typed draft liner notes, held notes, and various writings about Howlin' Wolf, Rex Stewart, Erroll Garner, and others, and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 Capitol Records: 1945 catalog, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 "Caught in the Act" - reviews, etc., 1966-1967; undated
Original clipping from a magazine, with reviews of live music performances.
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 Down Beat - reviews, 1961-1967; undated
Original clippings from magazines, plus two typed draft documents (one on gospel music, the other about Aretha Franklin; both with handwritten edits).
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 Harry Oster: Folk-Lyric Records, 1959-1963; undated
Handwritten and typed correspondence to Welding from Oster, plus copies of a promotional brochure for Folk-Lyric Records (one with handwritten notations), typed drafts of writings, and magazine clippings. A photo has been relocated to box-folder 22/8.
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 Maxwell Street, July 27, 1969
A clipping from the Los Angeles Times.
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 McCormick's "Treasury of Field Recordings" and Dobell's folk labels, 1960-1961; undated
Typed and handwritten correspondence to Welding (most are from Mark Dobell), typed drafts of writings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 Memphis, Tennessee, January 7, 1977
Photocopied article from The New York Times.
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 Migration patterns, March 1960
An original article published in Fortune, regarding African American population migrations in the U.S.
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 Mississippi [state], February 27, 1966
An original article published in the Chicago Sun-Times.
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 Notes: Ray Charles, Shuggie Otis, John Lee Hooker, 1994; undated
Typed drafts of liner notes, plus an invoice for Sony Legacy Records regarding Welding's work on liner notes, and a brief proposal for a Sonny Terry CD release.
BOX-FOLDER 13/15 Notes for book: Muddy Waters - Charley Patton manuscripts - Rhythm & Blues, undated
Typed drafts of writings and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Profiles, undated
Original and photocopied clippings from magazines, plus an original typed one-page document about the nature of jazz.
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 Race labels (Bob Koester), 1948; undated
A writing by Koester on race labels, plus a fold-out record dating chart (part 1).
BOX-FOLDER 14/3-4 Reviews: Testament Records; 1959-1969, undated
Original clippings and one faxed article from magazines, plus complete magazines:
Jazz Journal ( August 1964 )
Jazz Journal ( September 1964 )
Code ( March 1965 )
Jazz Monthly ( May 1965 )
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Smithsonian blues set, undated
Handwritten and typed song lists.
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Song record information, undated
Photocopied pages from a published, unidentified work.
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Superstition, 1964-1966
Original newspaper and magazine clippings.
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Various writings by Pete Welding, undated
Typed writings, both complete and incomplete, including an essay Welding wrote on the book Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov.
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Xanadu Records, undated
Photocopied announcement of the merger of Xanadu Records and Cream Records, and a photocopied, typed writing about Xanadu Records.
BOX-FOLDER 14/10 61-15000 List, undated
Partial copy of a typed discography. Folder title taken from the original folder received from the donor.
Series 5: Publications
BOXES 15-18 Issues of magazines that include writings by Welding, and information he used as reference material. Many of these issues include reviews and other content directly related to this collection.
Series 6: Materials from sound recording containers, and original containers
BOX-FOLDERS 19/1-8 Inserts from tape containers, handwritten interviews, discographies, receipts, logs, and other documents.
BOXES 26-27 A selection of original tape boxes that housed sound recordings.
Extent: The original containers not retained were photographed, and the digital files for these images are available on request from the American Folklife Center.
Series 7: Oversized materials
BOX-FOLDER 20/1 Albert Collins, circa 1969
Extent: 24 in. x 12 in.
Small brown-and-white poster/flyer with a photo of Collins, and biographical information directly on it. See folder 1/20 for related material.
BOX-FOLDER 20/2 Art Pepper, undated
Photocopied discography. See box-folder 5/16 for related material.
BOX-FOLDER 20/3 Muddy Waters, April 1977
Original clipping from Soul & Jazz magazine, issue #37 (undated). See folders 7/15-16 for related material.
BOX-FOLDER 20/4 Masters of Modern Blues, vol. 4" (T-2215), circa 1968
Liner note proofs for Testament Records release. See box-folder 9/6 for related material.
BOX-FOLDER 20/5 Liner notes for Stan Kenton recordings (part of a Time-Life Music release), 1984
Final copy. Relocated from 11/1
BOX-FOLDER 20/6 Testament Records - reviews, 1964
Original issue of The Literary Times, plus two newspaper clippings.
BOX-FOLDER 20/7 Blues Unlimited, 1964-1965
British music magazine. Five issues: January 1964, April/May 1964, July 1964, September 1964, and January 1965.
BOX-FOLDER 20/8 Pete Welding - obituaries, 1995
One-page photocopy of Welding's obituary in Mad Rhino News, plus two other photocopied obituaries.
BOX-FOLDER 20/9 Mad Rhino News, 1995
Year-end issue. See page 6 for the obituary that appears as a photocopy in box-folder 20/8.
BOX-FOLDER 20/10 Billboard, December 9, 1995
Complete issue.
BOX-FOLDER 20/11 Johnny Shines, undated
Extent: 11 3/4 in. x 11 in. or smaller
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