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Cecelia (CeCe) Conway papers and Ora Watson performances

Identifier: AC-728
Abstract This collection houses various drafts with edit notes from Cecelia Conway's "Colonializing Appalachian (or Slashing the Homemade Quilt) in Denise Giardina's 'Storming Heaven'", written in the mid to late 1990's, and videos of Ora Watson's performances of Appalachian mountain music in 1992.
Dates: 1992-1999, undated

Eric J. Olson papers

Identifier: AC-903
Abstract The Eric J. Olson Papers houses the personal and professional collegiate and musical files of Dr. Eric J. Olson, former Appalachian Collection Librarian at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. This collection is the majority of the files from his office pertaining to the Collection, his musical career, his extensive audiovisual collection, and other papers accrued during his career.
Dates: 1893-2006, undated

James R. York Family Folksong Collection,

Identifier: AC-110
Abstract James R. York (1907-1986) and his wife Lessie York were singers of traditional songs which they learned from family members in Iredell and Davie Counties. The James York Family Folksong Collection contains both handwritten and typed traditional folksongs and ballads which folklorist and Appalachian State Teachers College English professor W. Amos Abrams encouraged York to collect and perform.
Dates: 1930-1972

Kelly Gentry's collection on David Holt

Identifier: AC-473
Abstract This collection consists of a DVD of an interview of David Holt by Kelly Gentry in 2008. Also includes a research paper written by Ms. Gentry for Drs. Ballard and McGowan, December 8, 2008.
Dates: 2008

Larry and June Bare Old-Time Music Collection

Identifier: AC-845
Abstract The Larry and June Bare Old-Time Music Collection is a set of 24 VHS tapes of old-time and bluegrass concerts and contests, mostly in Florida, but at other venues, including recorded TV shows.
Dates: 1993-2003

Mountain music recording

Identifier: AC-762
Abstract This collection includes the original reel-to-reel tape of six songs of traditional mountain music. The date and location of the recording are unknown.
Dates: undated

Robert A. White bluegrass recordings

Identifier: AC-844
Abstract This collection comes from Robert A. White of Denton, North Carolina and consists of recordings on CD of bluegrass music jam sessions and performances from 1967-1982.
Dates: 1967-1982

Roger Howell "Memory Collection" collection

Identifier: AC-860
Abstract The Roger Howell Memory Collection is made up of thirteen original CD recordings made by Roger Howell along with his biography and detailed list of the songs recorded in 2007.
Dates: 2007

Summers County, West Virginia Music Project records

Identifier: AC-202
Abstract The Summers County, West Virginia Music Project Records is a collection of recordings by Deborah Thompson and Randi Silnutzer in 1981. Twenty-three hours of music and interviews were recorded on twenty-five audiocassettes.
Dates: 1981

The Plow (Periodical) collection

Identifier: AC-877
Abstract The Plow was an independent newspaper published in Abingdon, Virginia from 1975-1979. This collection contains a wide array of photographs linked to Plow articles on issues confronting the Appalachian region.
Dates: 1961-1979

Thomas A. McGowan papers

Identifier: AC-901
Abstract The Thomas McGowan papers contain materials primarily concerned with the folk heritage of North Carolina. The papers include materials related to the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award as well as information on various regional musicians, artisans, and folk collectors. The audiovisual materials hold footage and audio recordings of regional artists such as Stanley Hicks, Bertha Cook, Doc Watson, and Marshall Ward.
Dates: 1977-2011, undated