Louisiana Folklife Recording Series Records, 1981-1990

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1981 - 1990 (Inclusive dates)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator)
Scope and Content Note

Collection contains 17 cassette tapes, correspondence, contracts, planning materials, memos, clippings, ads, materials on Brownie Ford: Stories from Mountains, a Swamps & Honky Tonks album, a Hezekiah and the HouseRockers album, and materials on Octa Clark and the Dixie Ramblers, and “The Country Three”.

Administrative/Biographical History Element

"The Louisiana Folklife Recording Series, a project of the Louisiana Folklife Program, documents traditional musicians and storytellers which are not generally recorded on commercial labels. The recordings are available through cooperative agreements between the Louisiana Folklife Program/Division of the Arts and various Louisiana universities and recording companies."

Owens, Maida. 1999. “Louisiana Folklife Program: The Louisiana Folklife Recording Series.” Louisiana Folklife Program.

System of Arrangement

Materials may be found in the following series within the Louisana Folklife Program Project Files:

  • Series IX. Folklife Recording Series, 1981-1985, 1990
  • Series XXIV. Oral History

General Note

Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.

0.1 (linear feet)
17 (cassette tapes)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Louisiana Folklife Recording Series (Local)
Music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Music Ensembles (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Clark, Octa, 1904-1998 (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Temporal Coverage
1981 - 1990
Geographic Coverage
Louisiana (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Preferred Citation
Louisiana Folklife Program Project Files, Mss. 4730, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Related Entities:
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator)

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