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Collection Descriptions

Name

Porter, Susan, Collection (1941-1993)
Music professor at Ohio State University, founder/director of the Great Black Swamp Dulcimer Festival from 1979-1992.

Location

Papers - Macky; Tune books - Mus Sp Coll.

Description

Collection contains audio and visual dulcimer music materials and printed dulcimer song books and newsletters; materials from the Great Black Swamp Dulcimer Festival; tune book and hymnal collection of over 150 items of 19th and 20th century. List of tune books.

Status

Collection organized. Collection guide available.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically and /or chronologically under headings of Personal; Great Black Swamp Dulcimer Festival; Dulcimer Music Audio/Visual; Dulcimer Publications; and 19th century Anglo-American Ballad Opera Project.

Size

18 linear feet.

Access

Open.

Provenance

Donated by Prof. Susan Porter and later her estate.

Online Guide pdf document (145 kb)

 

For information on this and other collections, contact the AMRC office:
Thomas.Riis@colorado.edu or Laurie.Sampsel@colorado.edu.