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Charles Louis Seeger, 1900-1983 (bulk 1925-1979) (continued)
Correspondence, 1922-1979 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 58/10 Works Progress Administration - Joint Committee on Folk Arts, 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 58/11-12 Works Progress Administration - Southern recording expedition, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 58/13 "Y-Z" miscellaneous, 1967-1975
Note: Correspondents include Izaly Zemtsovsky
BOX-FOLDER 58/14 Yale University, 1973-1977
BOX-FOLDER 58/15 Yates, Peter, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 58/16 Yung, Bell, 1972-1979
BOX-FOLDER 58/17 Ziffrin, Marilyn, 1974-1975
Includes: Ruggles, Carl. "Exaltation/Hymn for Charlotte/March 1958" manuscript copied by Marilyn Ziffrin
BOX 59-60 Teaching, 1916-1971
Class assignments, notes, and syllabi.
Arranged alphabetically by course title.
BOX-FOLDER 59/1 Engineering 96A #6, undated
BOX-FOLDER 59/2 English 528 - The ballad, undated
BOX-FOLDER 59/3-4 General musicianship, 1923-1930 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 59/5 History of music, 53A University of California, syllabus, undated
BOX-FOLDER 59/6-7 Mythology, epic, and Romantic poetry, Institute of Musical Arts, 1920s
BOX-FOLDER 59/8 The organization of musical knowledge, Harvard, 1916
BOX-FOLDER 59/9-12 to 60/1-3 Seminar in Ethnomusicology, UCLA, 280 B, 1963-1971 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/4 Seminar outline, undated
BOX 4, 19, 22, 61-77, 250 Writings, 1913-1983
Reprints, drafts (typescript and holograph), and working files
Arranged into three sub-subseries: Writings by Charles L. Seeger, Writings about Charles L. Seeger, and Writings by Others
BOX 4, 19, 22, 61-70, 250 Writings by Charles L. Seeger, 1913, 1923-1925, 1930-1983
Reprints, drafts (typescript and holograph), and working files.
Arranged into two file units: Works (arranged alphabetically by title) and Working Papers and Notes (arranged alphabetically by folder title). Seeger's reviews penned under his pseudonym, Carl Sands, are located here.
BOX-FOLDER 61/1 "14 Traditional Spanish songs from Texas," 1942
Note: Introduction by Seeger, transcribed by Gustavo Duran
BOX-FOLDER 61/2 "American music for American children," Music Education Journal, 1942 November-December
BOX-FOLDER 61/3 "American songs for American children," MENC program, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 61/4 "Annex to proposal for the utilization during a national emergency of materials relating to nationality groups in the United States," undated
Note: Written with Benjamin A. Botkin
BOX-FOLDER 61/5 "The Appalachian dulcimer," Journal of American Folklore, undated
BOX-FOLDER 250/4 Appalachian dulcimer study binder - Reading for dulcimer paper, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 266/1 Appalachian dulcimer study binder - Hartwell dulcimer frets, undated
Note: To promote preservation of the fragile newsprint original researchers are required to consult the preservation photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 250/5 Appalachian dulcimer study images - undated
Black and white negatives and glass lantern slides
BOX-FOLDER 61/6 Art legislation in a democracy, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 61/7 "Arts in international relations," Journal of the American Musicological Society, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 61/8 Barbara Allen: "Versions and variants of 'Barbara Allen'," Archive of Folk Song AAFS L54, undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/9 Barbara Allen: Preface draft, 1962
"Barbara Allen" working papers
BOX-FOLDER 61/10 Accruing notes, 1964 September
BOX-FOLDER 22/1 Bibliography/Commercial recordings, undated
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 61/11 Correspondence with Ed Cray and Wayland Hand, 1957-1964
BOX-FOLDER 61/12 Correspondence with the Library of Congress, 1949-1966 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/13 Illustrations, undated
Includes: slides
BOX-FOLDER 61/14-15, 4/6 Leftovers from Barbara Allen study, 1944-1962 and undated
Note: Box 4 folder 6: Peggy Seeger holograph notes and music comparing Chambers and Johnson versions
BOX-FOLDER 61/16-17 Melographs, 1961-1963 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/18 Permission to reprint, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 Transcription cards, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/1 Transcription notebooks, 1-6, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/2 Transcriptions, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/3 Transcriptions - 16 inch discs, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/4 Transcriptions of words, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/5 Words on record strips, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/6 Bibliography of works, 1913-1960, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7-8 Book reviews A-S, 1941-1960
BOX-FOLDER 63/9 Brief statement on music education in the United States, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/10 The bullfrog song, undated
Manuscript and typescript
BOX-FOLDER 63/11 "Carl Ruggles," Musical Quarterly, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 63/12 "Charles Ives and Carl Ruggles," Magazine of Art, 1939 July
BOX-FOLDER 63/13 "Confidential report on folk music festivals," 1936 August 1
BOX-FOLDER 63/14 "Continuity, variations, and selection in traditional music," undated
see also "Primitivism in musical composition in the new world"
BOX-FOLDER 63/15 "Contrapuntal style in the three-voice shape-note hymn," American Choral Review, vol. 18, #4, 1976 October
BOX-FOLDER 250/5 "Critical method" - Schema of illustration, 1953
Black and white glass negative
BOX-FOLDER 63/16 "Cultivation of various European traditions in the Americas," I. M. S. Congress Report, vol. 1, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 250/7 "Descriptive Sound-writing in Ethnomusicology," delivered at the Fifth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 1956
Black and white glass slides
BOX-FOLDER 63/17 "Dissonance and the devil: an interesting passage in a Bach cantata," The Baton, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/18 "Ethnomusicological materials in American schools," Music Education Journal, 1972 October
Black and white glass slides
BOX-FOLDER 63/19 "Factorial analysis of the song as an approach to the formulation of a unitary field theory," Journal of the International Folk Music Council, vol. 20, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 63/20 "Federal arts projects: the lesson of June 1939," undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/21 "Folk music," [1968]
Note: Includes typescript
BOX-FOLDER 63/22 "Folk music as a form of social history," 1939
Note: Published in Ware, Carolyn. The Cultural Approach to History
BOX-FOLDER 63/23 "Folk music in the schools of highly industrialized society," Journal of the International Folk Music Council, vol. 5, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 63/24 "The folkness of the non-folk vs. the non-folkness of the folk," undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/25 "Grass roots for American composers," Modern Music, vol. 16, no. 3, undated
BOX-FOLDER 64/1 Harmonic Sstructure and Elementary Composition, 1916
Note: Written with Edward Griffith Stricklen
BOX-FOLDER 64/2 "Henry Cowell," Magazine of Art, 1940 May
BOX-FOLDER 64/3 "Idiom and repertoire," 1940
BOX-FOLDER 64/4 "The importance of cultural understanding of folk and popular music," American Anthropologist, vol. 38, no. 1, 1936 January-March
BOX-FOLDER 64/5 "In memoriam: Carl Ruggles," Perspectives of New Music, vol. 10, no. 2, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 64/6 "An instantaneous music notator," Journal of the International Folk Council, vol. 3, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 64/7 "Inter-American relations in the field of music," Proceedings of the Music Teachers National Association, 1941
Note: Also includes reprint of the article as published in Music Educators Journal
BOX-FOLDER 64/8 "Lines on the grace note," The Baton, undated
Note: Includes typescript
BOX-FOLDER 64/9 Mid-century White House conference on children and youth, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 64/10 "Motifs as moods of a music-logic," Journal of the American Musicological Society, vol. 13, nos. 1-3, 1960
see also "On the moods of a music-logic"
BOX-FOLDER 19/5 "Music," section in Handbook of Latin American Studies, 1943
Page proof
BOX-FOLDER 64/11 "Music and class structure in the United States,"American Quarterly, vol. 9, no. 3, 1957
Note: Includes typescript and Ewan MacColl's copy
BOX-FOLDER 64/12 "Music and culture," Proceedings of the Music Teachers National Association, 1940
BOX-FOLDER 64/13 "Music and feeling," undated
Manuscript and note cards
BOX-FOLDER 64/14 "Music and government-field for an applied musicology," International Congress on Musicology, 1939
Note: Includes typescript
BOX-FOLDER 64/15 "Music and musicology in the new world," Proceedings of the Music Teachers National Association, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 64/16 "Music and society: some new world evidence of their relationship," 1952
BOX-FOLDER 64/17 "Music as a tradition of communication discipline and play," Ethnomusicology, vol. 6, no. 3, 1962 September
BOX-FOLDER 64/18 "Music education and musicology," Music Educators Journal, vol. 31, no. 6, 1945
Note: Includes typescript and photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 19/5 "Music education in war and peace," 1942
Page proof
Note: Paper read at Sixth general session of the National Institute on Music Education in Wartime
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