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Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1887-2005 (bulk 1912-1954) (continued)
Writings by Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1912-1950 (continued)
Stories - Chirps of the Wren, undated (continued)
Handwritten and illustrated booklet
BOX-FOLDER 88/9-10 Stories - Drafts, 1922 and undated
Holograph
BOX-FOLDER 88/11 Fragments, undated
Holograph
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 Junaluska Scream, 1915 July; 1916 July-August
Stories - Manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER 88/12 "And Nadia finds him," undated
Note: As Ruth Graves Porter
BOX-FOLDER 88/13 Contributions to "Life in these United States," undated
BOX-FOLDER 88/14 "Image," undated
Note: As Ruth Graves
BOX-FOLDER 88/15 "Poor Mister Saint Peter," undated
Note: As Ruth Graves Porter
BOX-FOLDER 88/16 "Twenty-four hundred Pretty Street," undated
BOX-FOLDER 88/17 "Why don't they eat cake?", undated
Yearbook -The Oracle
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Senior number, 1915
BOX-FOLDER 89/1-3 1916-1918
Note: Incomplete
Note: Issues include photographs of Ruth Crawford
BOX-FOLDER 89/4 1915-1918
Photocopies
Note: Includes list of Ruth Crawford yearbook writings
Note: Photocopies include items from missing issues of The Oracle
BOX 90, 14-16 Professional writing, 1940-1951 and undated
Articles, book drafts, music, and reviews
Arranged into two file units: Articles/Reviews and Books
Articles/Reviews
BOX-FOLDER 90/1 Miscellaneous, 1951
Includes:
  • John N. Work. American Negro songs for mixed voices
  • Why American folk music for our children?
  • Keep the song going!
BOX-FOLDER 90/2 Diary of a corporating woman, [1941]
Typescript
Note: Edited by Charles L. Seeger
Note: Formerly cataloged as ML95 .S42
BOX-FOLDER 90/3 It’s a grand day for the diapers[?], undated
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 90/4 Mother writes her editor, 1940 August 4
Typescript
Note: Includes version entitled "Dear Miss Prink"
Note: Formerly cataloged as ML95 .S42
Books
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 REEL 2 American Folksongs for Children, undated
Transcriptions and arrangements
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 2, item 42
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 REEL 2 American Folksongs for Children, undated
Transcriptions and arrangements
Includes: Includes Birds and Fish; Small Things
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 2, item 43
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Birds and Fish, undated
Transcriptions and lyrics
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 Birds, etc., undated
Transcriptions and lyrics
BOX-FOLDER 15/2 Bought Me a Cat - layout #1, undated
Construction paper and pencil mock-up
BOX-FOLDER 15/3 Bought Me a Cat - layout #2, undated
Cardboard and paper; hand lettered
BOX-FOLDER 90/5 Christmas Old and New, undated
Drafts
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 REEL 4 Everybody Has a Song - layout #1, undated
Handlettered cardboard and construction paper mock-up with Ozalid score attached by gummed reinforcements
Transcriptions and lyrics
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 4, item 44
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 REEL 4 Everybody Has a Song - layout #2, undated
Construction paper mock-up with detached hand lettered page headers
Note: Includes transcriptions and lyrics
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 4, item 44a
BOX-FOLDER 16/1 REEL 5 Mary Had Her Red Dress on All Day Long - layout, undated
Hand lettered cardboard and construction paper mock-up with manuscript music glued to pages and pencil illustrations
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 45
BOX-FOLDER 90/6-8 REEL 5 Our Singing Country, undated
Note: Introduction, appendix, and melographs
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 47
BOX-FOLDER 90/9-10 REEL 5 Our Singing Country - preface, undated
see also Our Singing Country, Preface, 1995, 1997
Note: Draft identified as the "Beta version" in Seeger, Ruth Crawford and Larry Polansky. The Music of American Folk Song and Other Writings on American Music
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 47
BOX-FOLDER 90/11-13 REEL 5 Our Singing Country - preface, undated
see also Our Singing Country, Preface, 1995, 1997
Note: Draft identified as the "Alpha version" in Seeger, Ruth Crawford and Larry Polansky. The Music of American Folk Song and Other Writings on American Music
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 47
BOX-FOLDER 16/2 Small Things, undated
Annotated holograph and manuscript transcriptions and lyrics
BOX-FOLDER 90/14 REEL 6 Thunder - draft, undated
Note: Includes music
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 6, item 49
BOX-FOLDER 90/15 REEL 6 Lists of material transcribed for children's books, 1950 and undated
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 6, item 50
BOX 16-17, 91-92 Writings About Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1948-2005
Articles and theses arranged alphabetically by author; Book reviews arranged alphabetically by book title.
BOX-FOLDER 92/1 Alarick, Scott. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: Dual roots of a musical legacy," Boston Sunday Globe, 1967 October 10
BOX-FOLDER 92/2 Cardullo, Karen Mandeville. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: Preserver of American folk music," 1980 February 18
Thesis
BOX-FOLDER 92/3 Epstein, Mary Allmon. "Composer as educator through piano accompaniments composed by Ruth Crawford Seeger for American Folk Songs for Children," Kodály Envoy, 2003 Spring
BOX-FOLDER 92/4 Gann, Kyle. "Music notes: a radical voice from 1920s Chicago," Reader, 1985 November 15
BOX-FOLDER 92/5 Garrett, Donald. "Ruth Crawford Seeger's American Folk Songs for Children at fifty years," 1998
BOX-FOLDER 248/5 Gaume, Matilda. "Ruth Crawfoird Seeger: Her Lfe and Works," PhD. dissertation, Indiana University, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 92/6 Hinson, Maurice. "Remember Ruth Crawford composer with a subtle touch," Clavier, 1976 December
Note: Includes score of Prelude No. 6
BOX-FOLDER 92/7 Hisama, Ellie M. "Ruth Crawford's pursuit of a proletarian music," 2001
BOX-FOLDER 92/8 Jepson, Barbara. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: a study in mixed accents," Feminist Art Journal, 1977 Spring
BOX-FOLDER 92/9 Keough, James. "Dissonance slinger," Strings, 2005 March
BOX-FOLDER 92/10 Knight, Janet. "For the first time on the great stage. . . ," Ms., 1975 November
BOX-FOLDER 92/11 Mandel, Alan and Nancy. "Composers to re-emphasize," Clavier, 1975 April
Original and photocopy
Note: Includes note to Charles Seeger from the authors
BOX-FOLDER 92/12 Nicholls, David. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: an introduction," The Musical Times, 1983 July
BOX-FOLDER 92/13 Nicholls, David. "The music of Ruth Crawford Seeger: a study in advanced compositional techniques," 1983
Note: Inscribed by Nicholls to Peggy Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 92/14 Pool, Jeannie G. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: an introductionto her life and compositions," Paid My Dues, vol. III, no. 1, undated
BOX-FOLDER 92/15 Rosen, Judith / Grace Ruben-Rabson. "Why haven't women become great composers?", High Fidelity Magazine, 1973 February
Note: Includes transmittal note from Pete Seeger to Charles Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 92/16 "Ruth Crawford Seeger," Composers of the Americas, 1956
Note: Includes biographical data and catalog of works
Note: Dual Spanish (Compositores de América) and English publication
BOX-FOLDER 92/17 Seltzer, Cheryl and Joel Sacks. "Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)," undated
BOX-FOLDER 92/18 Schlam, Julia. "Ruth Crawford Seeger: a composer with a bifurcate influence on music in America," 1975 May
Note: Inscribed by Schlam to Charles Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 92/19 Starr, Larry. "Review of Tick's Ruth Crawford Seeger: a composer's search for American music," Journal of the American Musicological Society, undated
BOX-FOLDER 92/20 Straus, Joseph N. "Ruth Crawford's precompositional strategies," 2001 October 26
BOX-FOLDER 92/21 Sutherland, Karen. "Ruth Crawford Seeger's accompaniments of folk songs for children," 1995 September 14
BOX-FOLDER 92/22 Tegtmeyer, Martha J. "Variations on a theme: the life and work of Ruth Crawford Seeger," 1980 May
Tick, Judith
BOX-FOLDER 92/23 "Radical and remarkable," Piano & Keyboard, 1998 July/August
BOX-FOLDER 92/24 "Ruth Crawford, Charles Seeger, and 'the music of American folk songs'," 1999
BOX-FOLDER 92/25 "Ruth Crawford Seeger," undated
Note: Includes transcription of "Sweet Betsy from Pike"
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