Guthrie T. Meade collection, 1817-1991.


Guthrie T. Meade collection, 1817-1991.

ca. 6000 items (26.0 linear ft.)

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Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870-1952 (person)

Allen Brothers. (corporateBody)

Rutherford, Leonard W (person)

Durham, Alanson Mellen. (person)

Edwards, John, 1932-1960 (person)

John Edwards (1932-1960) of Sydney, Australia, was one of the first collectors of early American country music and a pioneering discographer of this music. Edwards's collection of about 2,500 rare records and tapes is now housed in the Southern Folklife Collection, Manuscripts Department, Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From the description of John Edwards papers, 1945-1969 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26661025 In his ...

Tarlton, Jimmie, 1892-1979 (person)

Johnson, Willard L. (person)

Hoeptner, Fred. (person)

Mainer, J. E. (Joseph E.), 1898-1971 (person)

Mainer, Wade, 1907-2011 (person)

Carson, Fiddlin' John, 1868-1949 (person)

Haley, Ed, 1883-1951 (person)

Dalhart, Vernon, 1883-1948 (person)

Wilgus, D. K. (person)

D.K. (Donald Knight) Wilgus was born on 1 December 1918, in Mansfield, Ohio. He attended the Ohio State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1941, a Master of Arts in 1947, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in 1954. Wilgus spent most of his career teaching in the Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Throughout his career he helped pioneer the chronicling of popular musical forms, including Blues and "Hillbilly"...

Whitter, Henry, 1892-1941 (person)

Meade, Guthrie T., 1932-1991 (person)

Guthrie "Gus" Turner Meade, Jr., was a computer programmer and systems analyst with a lifelong interest in folk music, especially traditional country music and Kentucky fiddlers. Meade avidly collected records and corresponded with record collectors, discographers, and music scholars around the world. He spent his summers recording and interviewing Kentucky fiddlers. In 1956, Meade began an annotated discography of early traditional country music. The discography include...

Green, Archie (person)

Archie Green, American folklorist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas, b. 6-29-1917. From the description of [The Archie Green Collection at the Rare Book Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.] [1876?]-1987. WorldCat record id: 156850892 Anglo-American singer Sarah Ogan Gunning (1910-1983) from Knox County, Ky., known for her performances of traditional ballads and songs, as well as her own compositions on the poverty and social conditi...

Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 (person)

Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...

Poole, Charlie, 1892-1931 (person)

Skillet Lickers (corporateBody)

Kessinger, Clark (person)

Delmore Brothers. (corporateBody)

Thomas, Buddy, -1974 (person)

Roberts, Fiddlin' Doc, 1897-1978 (person)

In 1925, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts recorded for the Gennett Recording Company in Richmond, Indiana, and later also for Paramount and American Record Companies. Active professionally through 1934 when he made many stage appearances throughout Kentucky including radio appearances, and, in 1974, a concert held at Berea College. From the description of Papers, 1910-1938. (Berea College). WorldCat record id: 50134721 ...

Burnett, Richard, 1905-1977 (person)

Carter Family (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Earle, Eugene (person)

Eugene Earle was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in 1926. In addition to amassing a large collection of country and western, blues, and jazz sound recordings, he also became a discographer and a founder and president of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation (JEMF). Earle is also responsible for rediscovering and recording a number of country musicians, including Doc Watson, Jimmie Tarlton, and the Carolina Tarheels. From the description of Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. WorldCa...

Darby, Tom, -1971 (person)

Callahan Brothers. (corporateBody)

Monroe Brothers. (corporateBody)

Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith), host. (person)

Martin, Asa, 1900-1979 (person)

Asa Martin was born 1900 in Clark County, Kentucky where he grew up hearing music at home and at various traveling shows. He tried his hand as an entertainer, first singing on small vaudeville shows and eventually on commercial recordings and radio with Madison County, Kentucky fiddler, Doc Roberts. On their recordings for Gennett and other labels, he played guitar with Roberts and performed a varied repertoire of songs that included parodies, traditional ballads, and current popular songs, sing...

Hill Billies (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Tanner, Gid (person)

Stoneman, Ernest V. (person)

Mahoney, Daniel J., 1960-.... (person)

Kincaid, Bradley (person)

A Garrard County, Kentucky, native, Bradley Kincaid was a 1921 graduate of Berea College Academy (high school). Work for the YMCA after leaving Berea led to his attending Chicago's YMCA College (now George Williams College). An interest in collecting folk songs fostered at Berea and singing with a college quartet in Chicago led to guest appearances on the WLS National Barn Dance. His singing style and repertoire of traditional songs were so well received that in 1928 he became a regular performe...