Paul Clayton papers
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 disk, of Clayton himself can all be found in the Paul Clayton collection.
- Clayton, Paul, 1931-1967 (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
no known restrictions
3.3 Linear Feet (8 manuscript boxes and 15 vinyl recordings)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Adah Worthington in memory of her son, October 1969.
The collection was foldered, boxed and organized shortly after it was received, however there was no finding aid or inventory prepared at that time. Julie Fernandes '99 reviewed the collection, rearranged it slightly and prepared the finding aid, June 1997. Revised and entered in ArchivesSpace 5-9-16.
- Paul Clayton papers
- Juli Fernandes
- June 1997
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Edition statement
- Revised by Judy Farrar and entered in ArchivesSpace May 9, 2016.