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BOX 1, 23-45  REEL 5 Seeger Family, 1880s-2001 (bulk 1921-1979)
Correspondence among Seeger, Crawford, and Taylor family members as well as Seeger family correspondence with publishers and other organizations; contracts and financial reports; legal documents and vital records; music manuscripts, photographs; programs; published books; and song arrangements, lyric sheets, and song lists.
Materials are arranged into five subseries: Correspondence, Royalties and Permissions, Biographical Material, Books, and Unpublished Book Drafts.
BOX 23-31 Correspondence, 1903-1986
Correspondence among Seeger, Crawford, and Taylor family members, financial records, music, photographs, and programs.
Arranged in three file units: Seeger Family, Taylor/Dickinsen Family, and Crawford Family.
Seeger Family
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 to 24/1-7 Seeger, Charles L. to Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1930 August-1931 December; 1933 August-1940; and undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/8 to 26/8 Seeger, Ruth Crawford to Charles L. Seeger, 1930 August-1931 October; 1933 August-1940 April; and undated
BOX-FOLDER 26/9 Seeger, Ruth Crawford, Charles L. Seeger: Notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 Seeger Family Christmas cards received, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 27/2 Seeger, Alan, 1912-1914
BOX-FOLDER 27/3 Seeger, Barbara, undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 Seeger, Charles and Elsie, 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 Seeger, Charles III, 1938-1978
Includes: Inez Wolf Seeger; Naomi Seeger; Naomi Seeger Hvolbeck; Nicky Seeger; Cassandra Seeger Underwood; Jeremy Seeger; and Matthew Seeger
Note: Includes photographs
BOX-FOLDER 27/6 Seeger, Constance Edson, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 Seeger, Elizabeth (Elsie), 1939-1970 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/8 Seeger Family, 1936-1940 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/9 Seeger, Frederic Max, 1953-1954, 1971-1972
BOX-FOLDER 27/10 Seeger, John, 1938, 1968-1979
Includes: Anthony Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 27/11 Seeger, Mike, 1939-1940, [1953]-1959, and undated
Note: Includes photographs and holograph music
Note: Includes blurb for album recorded by Mike, Peggy, and Penny Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 27/12 Seeger, Mike, 1960-1978
Includes: Margaret Ostrow Seeger and Kim Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 27/13 Seeger, Peggy, 1949, 1955, 1966-1979, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 27/14 Seeger, Penny, 1971 and undated
Includes: Sonya Cohen and Rufus Cohen
BOX-FOLDER 27/15 Seeger, Penny, with Matilda Gaume, 1977-1979, 1985-1986
BOX-FOLDER 27/16 Seeger, Pete, 1966-1979
Includes: Toshi Ohta Seeger; Dan Seeger; Mika Seeger Bossum; Tinya Seeger
Note: Includes Peggy Seeger/EwanMacColl manuscript score of "The invader and "Legal illegal"
Taylor/Dickinsen Family
BOX-FOLDER 28/1 Taylor, Margaret Adams and family, 1954-1968
BOX-FOLDER 28/2 Dickinson, Rufus, 1955-1979
BOX-FOLDER 28/3 Heimlich, Martha (Maxi) Dickinson, 1960-1971 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 28/4 Tipple, Edith, 1955-1978 and undated
Note: Includes correspondence with Joel Andrews
Crawford Family
BOX-FOLDER 29/1 Crawford, Carl to Clara Crawford, 1903 February 1
BOX-FOLDER 29/2-3 Crawford, Carl to Clara/Ruth Crawford, 1922-1923, 1925, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 29/4 Crawford Carl to Vanett Lawler, 1954-1955, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 29/5 Crawford, Carl to Ruth Crawford, 1918 July; 1921 October-December
BOX-FOLDER 29/6 Crawford, Carl to Ruth Seeger, 1943, 1946-1950
BOX-FOLDER 29/7 Crawford, Carl to Seeger family, 1936-1943, 1949
Note: Includes financial materials
BOX-FOLDER 29/8 Crawford, Clara to Carl Crawford, 1923 June and November
BOX-FOLDER 29/9-12 Crawford, Clara to Ruth Crawford, 1921-1923
BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Crawford, Clark to Ruth Crawford, 1908, 1912-1913
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 Crawford, Nellie, 1926 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 30/3 Crawford, Ruth to Carl Crawford, 1911, 1921-1923
BOX-FOLDER 30/4 Crawford, Ruth to Carl Crawford - Envelopes, 1922-1923
BOX-FOLDER 30/5-8 to 31/1-3 Crawford, Ruth to Clara Crawford, 1921-1923
Note:
  • Box 30 folder 5: 1921 September 27 contains music and programs
  • Box 30 folder 7: 1922 March 30 contains photographs and programs
  • Box 31 folder 3: 1923 April 5 contains photographs
BOX-FOLDER 31/4 Crawford, Ruth to Clara Crawford, 1921-1922
Enclosures
BOX-FOLDER 31/5 Crawford, Ruth to Clara Crawford, 1921-1923
Envelopes
BOX-FOLDER 31/6 Crawford, Ruth to Clark Crawford, 1912 July-September
BOX-FOLDER 31/7 Lawler, Vanett to Crawford Family, 1953-1960
Note: Includes clippings about Lawler
Note: Includes Lawler. "The arts in the educational program in the Soviet Union"
BOX-FOLDER 31/8 Seeger, Charles to Carl and Katherine Crawford, 1952-1964 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 31/9 Seeger children to Crawford family, 1941-1953
Note: Includes correspondence from Charles Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 31/10 Seeger, Ruth to Carl and Katherine Crawford, 1942, 1945-1948, 1950
Note: Includes correspondence from Charles Seeger
BOX 32 Royalties and Permissions, 1952-1989
Correspondence, contracts, and financial reports.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 32/1 Curtis-Brown, Ltd., 1959-1984
BOX-FOLDER 32/2 Contracts, 1957-1977, 1983-1985
Music publication
BOX-FOLDER 32/3 Alexander Broude, Inc., 1966-1969
BOX-FOLDER 32/4 Miscellaneous, 1952, 1979, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 32/5 Theodore Presser Co., 1976-1984
BOX-FOLDER 32/6 Performance/Recording permissions, 1953-1979
BOX-FOLDER 32/7 Performances, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 32/8-10 Permission to publish - American Folk Songs for Children, 1953-1979, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 32/11 Requests for biographical information, 1964-1977
BOX-FOLDER 32/12 Royalty statements and receipts, 1979-1982
BOX 1, 33-34 Biographical Materials, 1886-1979
Contracts, correspondence, legal documents, and vital records.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 33/1 Birth records, 1886, 1916, 1943, and undated
Note: Includes Seeger family birthday list
BOX-FOLDER 33/2 Burial records, 1944, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 Christmas card, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 Condolence letters, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 Contracts, 1916-1967
Includes: Publication or recording contracts for Alan Seeger, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Charles L. Seeger and Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, and Seeger family
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 Crawford, Clark - calling card, undated
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/7 Crawford family genealogy, undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/7 Death certificate - Seeger, Charles L., 1979
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Divorce records - Seeger, Charles L., 1932, 1960-1962
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Edson, John Tracey, undated
Photograph
BOX-FOLDER 33/9 Estates, 1944-1954, 1979
Note: Estates of Elsie Adams Seeger, Charles L. Seeger, and Ruth Crawford Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Family genealogical wheel, [1890s]
BOX-FOLDER 33/10 Graves, William Plummer. "An Intimate Account," undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/11 Guardianship records, 1954-1955 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/12 Health records, 1956 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/13 Marriage records, 1886, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Placards - Traveling music, 1921 and undated
Property
BOX-FOLDER 33/14 Sale of 7 West Kirke Street, 1954 September
BOX-FOLDER 33/15-16 16230 Earlham, 1962, 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 33/17 Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1971-1975
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 Bridgewater expenses, 1972-1978
BOX-FOLDER 19/1 Bridgewater house drawings, 1974
Blueprint; pencil drawings
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 Record albums, undated
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 Seeger, Charles L., Wills, 1959-1975
BOX-FOLDER 24/3-6 Seeger, Charles Louis, Sr. "Memoirs, 1902-1938," undated
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 Seeger, Constance and Charles - scrapbook, 1921 May-June
BOX-FOLDER 34/7 Seeger, Edward White, Genealogy, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 34/8 Seeger, Elizabeth, Power of attorney, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 34/9 Seeger, Elsie Adams. "Memories," 1919-1920
Retyped copy, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 34/10 Seeger, John. "The flowering of the Seeger Family in the twentieth century," 2005
BOX-FOLDER 34/11 Seeger, Mike, Dictated story, undated
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