The Resource Bob Carlin research notes

Bob Carlin research notes

Label
Bob Carlin research notes, 1754-2006 (bulk 1840-2000)
Title
Bob Carlin research notes
Inclusive dates
1754-2006 (bulk 1840-2000)
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Research Notes, 1754-2006, of Bob Carlin for his book "The Birth of the Banjo: Joel Walker Sweeney and Early Minstrelsy." The collection consists of census records, correspondence, clippings, drafts, photographs, printed materials such as journal articles, research notes, and sheet music collected by Carlin while conducting research for his book. The folders labeled research notes are arranged geographically by the state in which Carlin conducted his research; these include his handwritten notes and primary source material collected from various repositories. Of note are newspaper articles from the period which Carlin used to construct a chronology of Joel Walker Sweeney's various performances throughout the United States and in Europe with circuses and minstrel shows. Also of note are materials on several well known minstrel show performers such as Polk Miller and the Harmoneons
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Bob Carlin was born 17 March 1953 in New York, New York. Carlin, himself an accomplished banjo player performs and researches minstrel-style banjo music and songs of the mid 1800's. He has also produced and annotated many albums of southern traditional music. Through his work as Visiting Artist at several colleges, Carlin has brought these traditional music forms to a wide range of audiences.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Bob Carlin research notes
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi02103.html
Note
This accession includes Acc. 43611, an addition made in Jan. 2008
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
3.6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Carlin, Bob
  • Carlin, Robert
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001595996
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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