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Woody Guthrie manuscript collection

LC control no. 2002522665
Type of materialArchival Manuscript/Mixed Formats (Collection)
Main titleWoody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950.
Related namesGuthrie, Woody, 1912-1967, correspondent.  » More like this
Archive of Folk Song (U.S.), collector.  » More like this
American Folklife Center.  » More like this
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.  » More like this
Related titlesWoody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: correspondence, 1940-1950
Songs of Woody Guthrie.
Descriptionmanuscripts: 3 boxes.
SummaryThe Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence; most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."
Cite asWoody Guthrie Manuscript Collection (AFC 1940/004), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
Additional formatsSelections from this collection are available in an online version entitled: "Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950," an American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
SubjectsGuthrie, Woody, 1912-1967--Correspondence.  » More like this
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967--Written works.  » More like this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002--Correspondence.  » More like this
Folk singers--United States--Correspondence.  » More like this
Songs, English--Texts.  » More like this
Protest songs--United States--Texts.  » More like this
Political ballads and songs--United States--Texts.  » More like this
Songbooks--United States.  » More like this
Form/GenreCorrespondence.  » More like this
Drawings.  » More like this
Essays.  » More like this
Local shelving no.AFC 1940/004
Geographic area coden-us---
RepositoryDLC-AFC Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610
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