7. Howard T. Glasser Archives of Folk Music and Letter Arts
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection consists of audio recordings on compact disc, audiocassette, digital audiotape (DAT), and DVD of workshops and performances which took place at the Eisteddfod NY. Also includes one file folder containing programs and daily schedules. Open to future additions.
Scope and Contents Collection includes fliers, tickets, advertisements, reviews (newspaper clippings) and audio recordings.
Scope and Contents Collection consists of 7” reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings of concerts arranged and produced by Peter Johnson. Digital copies of some are available for access.
Dates: 1960-1982, bulk 1975-1978; Majority of material found within 1975-1978
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into 4 series. Series I, festival records, includes press releases, budget estimates, and memoranda from the Eisteddfod Executive Committee (EEC), festival programs, brochures, and biographies of the many Eisteddfod performers. This series also contains the yearly publications of the Ceilidh Columns (compiled by EEC members and Eisteddfod performers), Eisteddfod editions of The Torch and The Observer (two UMD newspapers), photographs of Eisteddfod performers, music...
Dates: 1970 - 1996
Scope and Contents The papers include photographs, newspaper articles, graduation programs, and articles written by Clayton as a student at the University of Virginia, as well as Clayton’s collection also contains a vast compilation of lyrics to folk songs which had resulted from Clayton's extensive traveling and collecting of traditional works throughout Western Europe and the United States' eastern seaboard. Additionally, Bob Dylan song sheets, numerous reel recordings, and the commercial recordings, on vinyl...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of digital and analog audiocassette copies of Howard Glasser’s 1960 and 1963 field recordings in Scotland. Includes renditions of songs, stories, instrumental pieces, oral interviews and introductory dialogue. The recordings were originally made on reel-to-reel tapes, recorded on location during 2 separate 3 -month journeys through Scotland using HTG’s portable tape recorder. HTG recorded over 200 hours of material. UMass Professor Gary Martin received a...
Dates: 1960 and 1963; 1963
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, audio recordings, and memorabilia. Other materials include correspondence, programs, flyers, scheduling notes, administrative information, and financial records along with receipts. Further materials of note include copies of newspaper articles, documentation of the coffeehouse’s history, notes on funding, and church-related materials. The collection also contains information on performers and subscribers ranging from advertisements to...
Dates: 1967 - 2003