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MacColl/Seeger, 1846-2009 (bulk 1930-1995) (continued)
Recording Activity, 1974-2003 (continued)
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
BOX-FOLDER 210/6 Ewan MacColl biographical notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 210/7 Ewan MacColl biographies and CV, 1962, 1990?
BOX-FOLDER 210/8 Folk Review - "Ewan MacColl," May 1973
By Fred Wood
BOX-FOLDER 210/9 Interview questions, undated
BOX-FOLDER 210/10 Joe Heaney interview, 2000
Note: Introduction only
BOX-FOLDER 210/11 Kvatch - "Ewan MacColl," 1987
By Clare Wadd
BOX-FOLDER 210/12 Nat Fraymen interview, undated
BOX-FOLDER 210/13 Peggy Seeger biographical notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 210/14 Song and Democratic Culture, 1982
Chapter on Ewan MacColl
BOX-FOLDER 210/15 Tape transcript on radio ballads and theater works, undated
By Ian Watson
BOX-FOLDER 210/16 Book orders and purchases, 1960-1980
BOX-FOLDER 210/17 Articles about Journeyman, 1991, 2004-2010
Obituaries and memorials
BOX-FOLDER 210/18-20 Miscellaneous, 1989-1991, 2000
BOX-FOLDER 210/21 Charles Parker Archive, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 210/22 Folk Music Journal, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 210/23 Camden New Journal, 2000
Reviews and articles about Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 211/1 1953-1957
BOX-FOLDER 211/2 1960-1965
BOX-FOLDER 211/3 1966-1969
BOX-FOLDER 211/4 1970-1975
BOX-FOLDER 211/5 1976-1979
BOX-FOLDER 211/6 1980-1984
BOX-FOLDER 211/7 1985-1988
BOX-FOLDER 211/8 1989-1999
BOX-FOLDER 211/9 2000-2010
BOX-FOLDER 211/10 Undated
Contracts and legal documents
BOX-FOLDER 212/1 Document (Productions) Ltd. contract, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 212/2 The Ewan MacColl Journeyman Fund, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 212/3 Ewan MacColl Limited, 1977, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 212/4 Folk Life of North America contract, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 212/5 Folksongs of Scots and English Travellers memorandum of agreement, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 212/6 Granada Television Limited contract, 1985
BOX-FOLDER 212/7 Henschelverlag, Kunst and Gesellschaft contract, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 212/8 John MacDonald contract, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 212/9 Koln concert contract, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 212/10 Oak Publications contracts, 1962-1966
BOX-FOLDER 212/11 Public Lending Right registration application, 1983
BOX-FOLDER 212/12 Sandyford Cottage documents, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 212/13 Scripts of the Theatre Workshop contract, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 212/14 Women Who Do and Women Who Don't memorandum of agreement, 1983
Diaries (appointment books)
BOX-FOLDER 212/15-16 Ewan MacColl - appointments, 1986-1988
BOX-FOLDER 212/17 to 213/2 Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger - appointments, 1983-1988
BOX-FOLDER 213/3-5 Peggy Seeger - appointments, 1990, 1992-1993
BOX-FOLDER 213/6 The Artist: Maker or Tool? symposium, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 213/7 MAPCASE FOLDER 16 Ewan MacColl's 70th birthday celebration, 1985
BOX-FOLDER 213/8 Ewan MacColl: the Red Megaphone, November 1990
Created by Philip Donnellan and Dave Rogers
BOX-FOLDER 213/9 Ewan MacColl Society Present A Folk Song Weekend, 2003
Journeyman: a theatrical celebration
BOX-FOLDER 213/10 Additional materials and song sheets, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 213/11 Cast and personnel lists, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 213/12 Film production, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 213/13 Proposal by the English Folk Song and Dance Society, circa 1989-1990
BOX-FOLDER 214/1 Script, 1990 December
BOX-FOLDER 214/2-3 Script draft, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 214/4 Venue information, 1990?
BOX-FOLDER 214/5 The Joy of Living: a tribute to the life and work of Ewan MacColl, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 214/6 Tentative May 1990 memorial - invitation list, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 214/7 Wales Anti-Apartheid Freedom Concert, undated
BOX-FOLDER 214/8 Littlewood, Joan - correspondence, 1975-1985 and undated
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