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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings

Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Names:
Festival of American Folklife  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Greenbriar Boys  Search this
Jugtown Pottery (Firm)  Search this
Newport Folk Festival  Search this
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
UNESCO  Search this
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009  Search this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996  Search this
Rinzler, Kate, 1937-2010  Search this
Sayles, Charlie  Search this
Seeger, Anthony  Search this
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Seeger, Toshi  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Extent:
106.32 Cubic feet (87.5 cubic feet of papers, 18.82 cubic feet of audio)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Field recordings
Correspondence
Phonograph records
Notes
Business records
Audiocassettes
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Audiotapes
Date:
1890-2011
bulk 1950-1994
Summary:
This collection, with bulk dates from 1950-1994, documents the life of Ralph Rinzler and his professional activities as Director of Field Programs for the Newport Folk Festival, Director of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (formerly the Festival of American Folklife) and the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), and the Smithsonian Institution's Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Includes personal papers, business records, correspondence, notes, photographs, audiotapes and field recordings.
Scope and Contents:
The Ralph Rinzler Papers and Audio Recordings encompasses a wide range of materials from Rinzler's prolific personal and professional life. Predominantly consisting of clippings, collected texts, correspondence, meeting notes, photographs, and production materials, this collection charts Rinzler's role in the mid-twentieth century emergence of community-based and institutional efforts to preserve, sustain, and amplify cultural heritage. As an assemblage of materials from all aspects of his life, the Ralph Rinzler Papers also reflect the many integral relationships he developed throughout the years with his colleagues, contemporaries, family, and friends.
Arrangement note:
The collection is currently arranged in 9 archival series as follows:

1. Biographical

2. Collected Texts

3. Correspondence

4. Events

5. Fieldwork

6. Meetings and Organizations

7. Notable Figures

8. Publishing and Production

9. Audio

The papers and photographs contained in the first 8 series are processed at an intermediate level, which means that all material was rehoused in archival folders, with folder-level arrangements and descriptions. Individual items within folders may not be fully arranged or described, due to the collection's level of complexity when it was deposited in the Archives.

When possible, folders were arranged alphabetically within series and subseries.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ralph Rinzler (1934-1994) was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and was interested in music at an early age. He was given a collection of ethnographic recordings from the Archive of Folk Song of the Library of Congress by his uncle, Harvard University ballad scholar George Lyman Kittredge, and they soon became his favorites. He became actively involved in the Folk Revival while attending Swarthmore College, organizing an annual festival on campus. He received his B.A. in 1956, and did graduate work at Middlebury College and the Sorbonne in French literature and language. Upon his return to the United States, he played mandolin for four years with the Greenbriar Boys, at times touring with singer Joan Baez. During the 1960s, he also studied, recorded, and worked with performers of traditional music, such as Doc Watson and Bill Monroe, both of whom gained international recognition in part through his efforts. In 1964, Rinzler accepted the position of Director of Field Programs at the Newport Folk Foundation, which involved the planning and programming of the Newport Folk Festival.

Rinzler came to the Smithsonian in 1967 as co-founder of the Festival of American Folklife (now the Smithsonian Folklife Festival) with James Morris in what was then the Smithsonian's Division of Performing Arts. After the 1976 Bicentennial Festival, Rinzler became the founding director of the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) to establish a center for research, publication, and presentation of programs in American culture and tradition. As Director, he initiated Smithsonian Folklife Studies, a publication series, and did research for the Celebration exhibit, which opened at the Renwick Gallery in 1982. Rinzler was appointed Assistant Secretary for Public Service in 1983 and Assistant Secretary Emeritus in 1990. Ralph Rinzler died on July 2, 1994.
Shared Stewardship:
Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process, tethered to the living people and cultures its materials represent. The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. To view the Center's full shared stewardship statement, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Provenance:
The materials in this collection were deposited into the archives of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage over a number of years by Ralph Rinzler, Kate Rinzler, and Jeff Place in honor of the aforementioned. From the 1980s until Ralph Rinzler's passing in 1994, the Center received the majority of the audio tapes and photographs in this collection directly from Rinzler. With Rinzler's death in 1994, Jeff Place reviewed and deposited the majority of Rinzler's papers at the Center.

Until her passing in 2011, Kate Rinzler donated materials to this collection, with more continuing to arrive via her estate (as of May 2021). Many of these items were rehoused in the Kate Rinzler Papers.
Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Folk festivals  Search this
Folk music -- Southern States  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Field recordings
Correspondence
Phonograph records
Notes
Business records
Audiocassettes
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Audiotapes
Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51af02b1d-29bd-42f2-a8e7-d35c9bab6da0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-rinz
Online Media:

Folk Music in America, Vol. 1: Religious Music- Congregational and Ceremonial

Producer:
Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith) (liner notes)  Search this
Performer:
Amish Singers of Kalona, Iowa  Search this
Eva, Betty  Search this
Ball, Lenville  Search this
Ely, Claude  Search this
Stoneman, Ernest V.  Search this
Coleman, Austin  Search this
Brown, Joe Washington  Search this
McGee, F. W. (Ford Washington), 1890-1971  Search this
Meisels, Yeshaya, b. 1869  Search this
Jones, Otis  Search this
Dranes, Arizona  Search this
Milledgeville (Ga.) Georgia Singers  Search this
Gospel Ranger (Musician)  Search this
Dixie Mountaineers (Musical group)  Search this
Yaqui Indian Musicians  Search this
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet  Search this
J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers  Search this
Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1  Search this
Elder Otis Jones and Congregation  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Amish  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Yaqui Indians  Search this
Jews  Search this
Cape Verdean Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Iowa
United States
Ames (Iowa)
Georgia
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Kentucky
Pond Creek (Ky.)
Whitesburg (Ky.)
Tennessee
Bristol (Tenn.)
South Carolina
Arizona
Scottsdale (Ariz.)
Louisiana
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Indiana
Richmond (Ind.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
North Carolina
Charlotte (N.C.)
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Kalona (Iowa)
Sparta (N.C.)
West Liberty (Ky.)
Virginia
Grayson County (Va.)
Dinwiddie County (Va.)
Texas
Date:
1976
Contents:
Nobody's fault but mine / Milledgeville, Georgia singers --Lebt friedsam, sprach Christus / Amish Singers of Kalona, Iowa --Hosanna! Jesus reigns / Elder Walter Evans and Congregation--The Lord will provide / Lenville Ball --Little David, play on your harp / Brother Claude Ely "The Gospel Ranger" --I know my name is there / Stoneman's Dixie Mountaineers--Travelin' to that new buryin' ground /Banks, Bentley, Blake, and Vosburg --Pascola dance music / Yaqui Indian musicians --My soul is a witness / Austin Coleman, Joe Washington Brown, and group --Down on the old camp ground / Dinwiddie Colored Quartet --Do you call that religion? / Banks, Bentley, Blake, and Vosburg --Fifty miles of elbow room / Rev. F. W. McGee and Congregation -- Birchas kohanim / Cantor Isaiah Meisels and Congregation-- Antioch / Allison's Sacred Harp Singers --Bells of love / Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1 --I am the vine / Elder Otis Jones and Congregation --God's got a crown / Arizona Dranes and choir.
Track Information:
102 Lebt Friedsam, Sprach Christus / Amish Singers of Kalona, Iowa. German language.

101 Nobody's Fault But Mine / Milledgeville (Ga.) Georgia Singers. English language.

103 Hosanna! Jesus Reigns / Betty Eva. English language.

104 The Lord Will Provide / Lenville Ball. English language.

105 Little David, Play on Your Harp / Gospel Ranger (Musician), Claude Ely. Mandolin. English language.

106 I Know My Name Is There / Dixie Mountaineers (Musical group), Ernest V. Stoneman. Guitar,Violin,Organ (Musical instrument). English language.

107 Travelin' to That New Buryin' Ground / Banks, Bentley, Blake, Vosburg. English language.

108 Pascola Dance Music / Yaqui Indian Musicians. Violin,Harp.

109 My Soul Is a Witness / Austin Coleman, Joe Washington Brown. English language.

201 Down on the Old Camp Ground / Dinwiddie Colored Quartet. English language.

202 Do You Call That Religion? / Banks, Bentley, Blake, Vosburg. English language.

203 Fifty Miles of Elbow Room / F. W. (Ford Washington) McGee. Piano,Trumpet. English language.

204 Birchas Kohanim / Yeshaya Meisels. Hebrew language.

205 Antioch / J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers. English language.

206 Bells of Love / Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1. English language.

207 I Am the Vine / Elder Otis Jones and Congregation, Otis Jones. Guitar. English language.

208 God's Got a Crown / Arizona Dranes. Piano. English language.

209 Nobody's Fault But Mine / Milledgeville (Ga.) Georgia Singers. English language.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0940

Library of Congress.LBC 1
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress 1976
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Chicago (Ill.), Illinois, Charlotte (N.C.), North Carolina, Atlanta (Ga.), Richmond (Ind.), Indiana, New York (N.Y.), New York, Louisiana, Scottsdale (Ariz.), Arizona, South Carolina, Bristol (Tenn.), Tennessee, Whitesburg (Ky.), Pond Creek (Ky.), Kentucky, Milledgeville (Ga.), Georgia, Ames (Iowa), United States, Iowa.
General:
" A bicentennial project: Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song"; includes recordings from field and commercial sources. Program notes include words of the songs, and bibliographical and discographical references.
Performers:
Banks, Bentley, Blake, Vosburg
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Religious  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Cantoral  Search this
Jewish  Search this
Shape-note singing  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Organ (Musical instrument)  Search this
Harp  Search this
Piano  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Religion  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0940
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk516899eb6-8172-4d0d-8536-b666f53a9de6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5898

Folk Music in America, Vol. 3: Dance Music- Breakdowns and Waltzes

Producer:
Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)  Search this
Performer:
Dilleshaw, John  Search this
Doyle, Little Buddy  Search this
Hofner, Adolph  Search this
Johnson, Edwin W., 1905-1984  Search this
Sapps, Booker T.  Search this
Flowers, Willy  Search this
Matthews, Roger  Search this
Steeley, A.L.  Search this
Graham, J. W.  Search this
Amoaku, W. K. (William Komla), 1940-  Search this
Enis, Marvin, 1956-  Search this
Enis, Mike, 1936-  Search this
Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870-1952  Search this
Miles, J. Paul  Search this
Miles, Vernon  Search this
Miles, Wade  Search this
Mistric, Arteleus  Search this
Seven Foot Dilly and His Dill Pickles  Search this
Edwin Johnson Swedish Trio  Search this
Bogtrotters  Search this
Red Headed Fiddlers  Search this
Tampa Joe  Search this
East Texas Serenaders  Search this
Mike Enis Group  Search this
Uncle Dave Macon & the Fruit-Jar Drinkers  Search this
Evangeline Band  Search this
Nashville Washboard Band  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Czech-Americans  Search this
Swedish Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Cajuns  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Georgia
Atlanta (Ga.)
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Texas
San Antonio (Tex.)
Minnesota
Saint Paul (Minn.)
Florida
Belle Glade (Fla.)
Virginia
Galax (Va.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Arizona
Tucson (Ariz.)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
North Carolina
Cherry Lane (N.C.)
Louisiana
New Orleans (La.)
Saint Martinville (La.)
Nashville (Tenn.)
Wisconsin
Fort Worth (Tex.)
Lindale (Tex.)
Opelousas (La.)
Sweden
Date:
1976
Contents:
Kenesaw Mountain rag (Seven Foot Dilly and His Dill Pickles) -- She's got good dry goods (Little Buddy Doyle) -- Green meadow waltz (Adolph Hofner and His Orchestra) -- Polska from Boda / Soldier's Joy (Edwin Johnson Swedish Trio) -- Alabama blues ; Boot that thing (Booker T. Sapps, Roger Matthews and Jesse Flowers) -- Days of '49 (The Bog Trotters) -- Far in the mountain (The Red Headed Fiddlers) -- Warm wipe stomp (Macon Ed and Tampa Joe) -- Aldeline waltz (East Texas Serenaders) -- Waltz (Mike Enis Group) -- The rabbit in the pea patch (Uncle Dave Macon and the Fruit-Jar Drinkers) -- John Henry / Cripple Creek (Paul, Vernon, and Wade Miles) -- Belle of Point Clare (Arteleus Mistric) -- Acadian air (Evangeline Band) -- Old Joe (Nashville Washboard Band)
Track Information:
101 Kenesaw Mountain Rag / John Dilleshaw, Seven Foot Dilly and His Dill Pickles. Guitar,Fiddle,Banjo,Bass. English language.

102 She's Got Good Dry Goods / Little Buddy Doyle. Guitar,Harmonica. English language.

103 Green Meadow Waltz (Louka Zelena) / Adolph Hofner. Guitar,Fiddle,Hawaiian guitar,Piano,Accordion. English language.

104 Polska From Boda/Soldier's Joy / Edwin Johnson Swedish Trio, Edwin W. Johnson. Violin.

105 Alabama Blues / Booker T. Sapps, Willy Flowers, Roger Matthews. Guitar,Harmonica. English language.

106 Boot That Thing / Booker T. Sapps, Willy Flowers, Roger Matthews. Guitar,Harmonica. English language.

107 Days of '49 / Bogtrotters. Guitar,Fiddle,Banjo,Autoharp. English language.

108 Far in the Mountain / Red Headed Fiddlers, A.L. Steeley, J.W. Graham. Fiddle,Banjo. English language.

201 Warm Wipe Stomp / Tampa Joe, W.K. Amoaku. Violin,Bottleneck (Guitar playing). English language.

202 Aldeline Waltz / East Texas Serenaders. Guitar,Banjo,Violin,Violoncello. English language.

203 Waltz / Mike Enis Group, Marvin Enis, Mike Enis. Accordion,Saxophone,Bajo sexto.

204 The Rabbit in the Pea Patch / Uncle Dave Macon & the Fruit-Jar Drinkers, Uncle Dave Macon. Guitar,Fiddle,Banjo. English language.

205 John Henry/Cripple Creek / J. Paul Miles, Vernon Miles, Wade Miles. Guitar,Banjo,Mandolin. English language.

206 Belle of Point Claire / Arteleus Mistric. Harmonica. Cajun French dialect.

207 Acadian Air (Waltz) / Evangeline Band. Cornet,Clarinet,Trombone,Tuba.

208 Old Joe / Nashville Washboard Band. Guitar,Mandolin,Washboard band music,Can.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0922

Library of Congress.LBC 3
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress 1976
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Nashville (Tenn.), Saint Martinville (La.), New Orleans (La.), Louisiana, Cherry Lane (N.C.), North Carolina, New York (N.Y.), New York, Tucson (Ariz.), Arizona, Dallas (Tex.), Galax (Va.), Virginia, Belle Glade (Fla.), Florida, Saint Paul (Minn.), Minnesota, San Antonio (Tex.), Texas, Memphis (Tenn.), Tennessee, Atlanta (Ga.), Georgia, United States.
General:
"A bicentennial project : Library of Congress, Archive of Folk song"; includes recordings from field and commercial sources. Songs sung in English, Czech or French. Program notes with words of the songs, translations, and bibliographical and discographical sources (7 p.) in container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
String band  Search this
Western swing (Music)  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Waltz  Search this
Cajun music  Search this
Old-time music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Bass  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Hawaiian guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Violin  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Bottleneck (Guitar playing)  Search this
Violoncello  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Bajo sexto  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Cornet  Search this
Clarinet  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Tuba  Search this
Washboard band music  Search this
Can  Search this
World music -- Sweden  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0922
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52f933b41-c05c-42ac-8c1a-ed46cec2f732
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5906

Ralph Rinzler Interviews: Rinzler's childhood recollections (interviewed with Kate Rinzler, 14 July 1992)

Artist:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Kate, 1937-2010  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Local Numbers:
FP-2006-CT-0017
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. rr.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-2006-CT-0017
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk521abacc9-b274-4081-86c8-fe952da9f416
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1

Supertour

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Local Numbers:
FP-1994-CT-0479
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-1994-CT-0479
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Compact Audio Cassettes (CT)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51a8b71ab-e47f-4df6-9db9-94ea2ec969c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref10

Walle, Alf H.

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of "Phasing on Strategic Thought: the Case of Folk Festivals".
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_034
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 2: Collected Texts
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk591787707-78b6-4c53-9818-6ba8232e66d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1001

Washington Antiques Show

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of photograph of "Bible Quilt" by Nicholas C. Hlobeczy, article "Folklore and Folk Art: the Origins of Two Movements" by Ralph Rinzler, and letter from the editor.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_035
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 2: Collected Texts
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5747eb8aa-a3f6-447f-9ded-153ede3ec24e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1003

Watson, Varney

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of correspondence from EWF [?] and binder of songs.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_036
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 2: Collected Texts
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ea27003b-2b69-4bfa-bb5d-eecc0e3e1ced
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1005

Wheel Life

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of newspaper clipping related to Seagrove, NC Pottery.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_037
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 2: Collected Texts
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk59027b1d0-f58a-4f94-9b3c-5b12e28ce847
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1007

Wilson, John S

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of newspaper clipping related to fiddle player Tex Logan.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_038
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 2: Collected Texts
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk57beff8e9-05f3-4c95-9fd4-d28b760d30f8
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Wolfe, Connard

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1962, 1968
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of materials related to sculptor Connard Wolfe – photos and Mountain Life and Work article about him, negatives and test prints.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_039
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk518ce67cd-46c8-4223-bac9-514442c36661
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ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1011

Wounded Knee

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1973
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of comic "Hoksila and His Friends", Wounded Knee News (Number 1, July 1973) with a note from Toshi Seeger, article "Wounded Knee…Four Months Later", bulletins, press excerpts and proposals, and article "Wounded Knee and All That--What Indians Want".
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_040
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk571fa2af9-1a45-4837-876d-b595348fc518
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Y General

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1975
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of texts by Anne E. Yentsch and Don Yoder.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_041
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk55bb9b694-1e5d-423c-8a0d-2a57ea0740c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1015

Z General

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 8 (Series 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of texts by Frances Zimmerman and others.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_02_008_042
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5311e0073-958f-4c40-b094-27fbbe4d4fed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1017

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1891-1995
Scope and Contents:
This series consists of textual records and accompanying materials from Ralph Rinzler's professional and personal correspondence, as well as communication between figures in Rinzler's social circles. Notable contacts in this series include fieldwork partners, musicians recording with Folkways, Smithsonian personnel, and Rinzler's contemporaries in the study of folklore. Various files are grouped alphabetically on the basis of the first letter of their author's surname.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Series 3
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk526f83f65-60b5-410f-8050-582c558cf566
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1019

Abrahams, Roger- Clippings and Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Oversize 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 3: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52a9fdfa8-1188-4254-8c3b-bebf31a06637
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1026

Swarthmore College - Bulletin 1975

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of Swarthmore College Bulletin, Alumni Issue, January 1975.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_01_001_040
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 1: Biographical / 1.1: General Biographical
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51dce6f6d-d471-4664-9376-1aa9d74d8714
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref104

Swarthmore College - Bulletin 1991

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of Swarthmore College Bulletin, November 1991, including insert from Kate Rinzler which reads "Ralph graduated in '56, I think. These are some classmates, Roger Abrahams, Peter Schickele."
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_01_001_041
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 1: Biographical / 1.1: General Biographical
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk57ab90f5e-40ca-4cd4-8b8f-ba4582c82c7b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref106

Swarthmore College - Bulletin 1997

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of Swarthmore College Bulletin 1997, featuring article on Swarthmore folk festivals.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_01_001_042
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 1: Biographical / 1.1: General Biographical
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50bac1d02-6fd5-4181-aa89-349ce22b1876
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref108

Borden, Carla

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of letter from Carla Borden to Dick Lusher.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_03_001_039
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 3: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk596f468c4-8961-47ca-9aa7-851f5fbf9309
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref1097

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