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MacColl/Seeger, 1846-2009 (bulk 1930-1995) (continued)
Recording Activity, 1974-2003 (continued)
BOX 203-208 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Blackthorne Records, 1976-1990

Materials consist of album cover artwork and inserts; catalogs and flyers; correspondence; copyright filings; financial documents including account books, balance sheets, bank records, invoices, receipts, and VAT account books; meeting minutes; and record label catalogs. and song drafts.
Arranged alphabetically by author or title.
BOX-FOLDER 203/1 Advertising, 1978-1988
BOX-FOLDER 203/2 Artwork, various, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/3 Cadillac Music, 1986-1987
BOX-FOLDER 203/4 Catalogues and flyers, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/5 Certificate for registration for VAT, 1976-1983
BOX-FOLDER 203/6 Complementary record distribution list, undated
BOX-FOLDER 203/7 Copyright documentation, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 203/8-9 Correspondence, 1984-1991
BOX-FOLDER 203/10 Deutsche Schallplatten, 1988-1991
Financial Records
BOX-FOLDER 203/11 Account book, 1976-1979
BOX-FOLDER Oversize 02/9 Account book, 1978-1983
BOX-FOLDER 203/12 Balance sheets, 1977-1990
BOX-FOLDER 203/13 Credit notes and refunds, 1979-1986
BOX-FOLDER 204/1-2 Income, 1986-1989
BOX-FOLDER 204/3 Invoices - paid, 1985-1987
BOX-FOLDER 204/4 Invoice record book, 1985-1988
BOX-FOLDER 204/5 Lawrence Rogers & Co. (accountants) - correspondence, 1984-1990
BOX-FOLDER 204/6 to 206/3 Miscellaneous financial documents, 1976-1991
BOX-FOLDER 206/4 Receipt books, 1978-1986
BOX-FOLDER 206/5 Taxes, 1 October 1984 - 30 September 1985
BOX-FOLDER 206/6 to 207/2 VAT account books, 1977-1983
BOX Oversize 01a Corporate seal, undated
BOX-FOLDER 207/3 Memorandum and articles of association, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 207/4 Minutes of meetings, 1977-1981
BOX-FOLDER 207/5 Register of members, 1976-1978
BOX-FOLDER 207/6 Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Ltd., 1976-1990
BOX-FOLDER 207/7 Phonographic Performance Ltd., 1978-1992
BOX-FOLDER Oversize 01a Rubber stamps, undated
Includes: Address label, corporate name, and VAT registration
BOX-FOLDER 207/8 Black and White (Cook 038), 1990
BOX-FOLDER 207/9 Blood and Roses, I-V (ESB 79-83), 1982-1989
Includes: Album insert for Volume I
BOX-FOLDER 207/10 Blood and Roses, IV and V, undated
Lists of songs
BOX-FOLDER 207/11 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Cold Snap (BR 1057), 1977-1979
Includes: Album cover and cover artwork in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 207 /12 Daddy, What Did You Do In the Strike? (BS 1), undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/1 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Different Therefore Equal (BR1061), 1978-1980
Includes: Album cover and original cover photograph in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 208/2 Familiar Faces (BR 1069), undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/3 Freeborn Man (BR 1065), 1983-1986
Includes: Album insert
BOX-FOLDER 208/4 From Where I Stand (FW 8563), 1978-1979
BOX-FOLDER 208/5 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Hot Blast (BR 1059), 1978-1979
Includes: Album cover, album insert, and cover artwork in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 208/6 Items of News (BR 1067), 1986
BOX-FOLDER 208/7-8 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Kilroy Was Here (BR 1063), 1980 and undated
Note: Album insert in Box 208, Folder 7
Note: Notes and song drafts in Box 208, Folder 8
Note: Album cover, and original cover photograph in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 208/9 The Long Harvest, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/10 Naming of Names (BSC 3), 1990-1993
Includes: Material for unreleased "Master Craftsman" album
BOX-FOLDER 208/11 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Penelope Isn't Waiting Any More (BR 1050), undated
Includes: Album insert
Note: Album cover and original cover watercolor in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 208/127 MAPCASE FOLDER 17 Saturday Night at the Bull and Mouth (BR 1050), 1977-1979
Includes: Album cover in Mapcase Folder 17
BOX-FOLDER 208/13 White Wind, Black Tide (BSC 2), 1986
see also Falconer Studios - recording of White Wind, Black Tide and Items of News
BOX-FOLDER 208/14 Recording track list sheets, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/15 Rounder Records - correspondence, 1979-1986
BOX-FOLDER 208/16 Studio business book, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/17 Warren Fahey/Larrikin Records, 1979-1981
BOX-FOLDER 208/18 Whereabouts of Blackthorne masters, etc, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/19 Women's Revolutions Per Minute - catalogue and correspondence, 1988-1990
BOX 208-209; Oversize 07-11; Card box 2 MAPCASE FOLDER 10 Recording and Rights Management, 1975-2003

Materials consist of album covers and liner notes (photocopies), correspondence, discographies, record label catalogs, and rights documentation.
Arranged alphabetically by file unit.
BOX Oversize 07-11 MAPCASE FOLDER 10 MacColl and Seeger album sleeves and inserts
Photocopies of album covers and liner notes
Index in Box Oversize 07
Contents include:
  • Box Oversize 07 1x-48x
  • Box Oversize 08 49x-67x
  • Box Oversize 09 68x-105x
  • Box Oversize 10 X106–X135
  • Box Oversize 11 X136-OOX
BOX-FOLDER Card box 2 Alphabetical sequence of EM's songs, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/20 Ewan MacColl, 1994, 2003, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/21 Ewan MacColl/Peggy Seeger, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/22 Index to Ewan MacColl/Peggy Seeger record collection, 1991
BOX-FOLDER Card box 2 Original Ewan MacColl/Peggy Seeger discography cards, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/23 Peg and Ewan's record list, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/24 Peggy Seeger, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 208/25 Short discography of Ewan MacColl, undated
BOX-FOLDER 208/26 Lists of songs to be recorded, undated
BOX-FOLDER 209/1-2 Ewan MacColl Songs - A-Z, 1975-2000
BOX-FOLDER 209/3-4 Peggy Seeger Songs - A-Z, 1975-2000
BOX-FOLDER 209/5 Peggy Seeger Songs - Miscellaneous, 1971-1990
BOX-FOLDER 209/6 Peggy Seeger Songs - Refusals, 1988-1991
BOX-FOLDER 209/7 Record distributor catalogs, 1978 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 209/8 Record label catalogs (Argo, Folkways, Topic), 1969-1971 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 209/9 Recording projects - Animal Songs, 1991-1992
BOX-FOLDER 209/10 Recording projects - Folkways Years, 1955-1992: Songs of Love and Politics, 1992
By Peggy Seeger
BOX 210-216; Oversize 01a; Oversize 2; Oversize 02a MAPCASE FOLDER 16 Biographical Materials, 1915-2010

The Biographical Materials subseries consists of documents and 3-dimensional objects related to Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger’s personal lives as well as printed material, such as reviews, they collected that documents their careers. There are also bird, flower, and hiking books annotated by MacColl during his rambles and information relating to various memorial events following his death.

Correspondence includes several letters from Joan Littlewood, MacColl’s 1958 love letters written to Seeger while she was in France, and scattered notes from his children.

The subseries also contains a limited number of items by and about MacColl and Seeger’s immediate family members including their children, MacColl’s parents William and Betsy Miller, the Miller and Hendry families, and his daughter Kirsty MacColl. The Miller/Hendry family material consists of photographs. Other photographs in this subseries were found loose in the collection and could not be associated with existing sets in the Photographs subseries.

Materials consist of artwork, awards and honors, biographical sketches, books, clippings, correspondence, diaries (appointment books), interview transcripts, legal documents including contracts, obituaries, personal items and memorabilia, photographs, reviews and articles, and vital records.
Arranged alphabetically by file unit and alphabetically therein.
Awards and Honors
BOX Oversize 06/1 BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) award, undated
Note: Three million plays of First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
BOX Oversize 01a BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) award, 1985
Acrylic trophy
Note: Two million plays of First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
BOX Oversize 02a BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) medal, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 210/1 BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) award, 1995
Correspondence and program
Note: One million plays of First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
BOX-FOLDER Oversize 06/3 University of Exeter - honorary degree, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 210/2 University of Exeter - investiture speech by Ivan Roots, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 210/3 University of Salford - honorary degree, 1987-1990
Includes: Programs and information for a ceremony in 1990 in which the award was conferred posthumously
BOX Oversize 06/2 Workers Music Co-operative gift, 1986
Plaque with engraving of the Fenian ship, "Catalpa"
BOX-FOLDER 210/4 Edmund (Eddie) Frow interview, undated
BOX-FOLDER 210/5 Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger interview, undated
Unidentified interviewer
Note: Topics include folk clubs, broadcasts, recordings, and publications
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