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Collection Number: 20420

Collection Title: Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 100 items)
Abstract Old-time musician Stephan Wishnevsky was the author of three books, including How The Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music: A Historical Memoir, 1960-2000 (2006). The collection consists of audiocassettes and compact discs of old-time music; audiocassettes of interview with old-time musicians; drafts of Wishnevsky's book How The Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music: A Historical Memoir, 1960-2000; transcriptions of interviews with Mike Seeger and Peter Stampfel; and printed materials relating to old-time music.
Creator Wishnevsky, Stephan T., 1945-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio materials may require production of listening copies.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection #20420, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Steve Wishnevsky in July 2007 (Acc. 100724).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Old-time musician Stephan Wishnevsky was the author of three books, including How The Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music: A Historical Memoir, 1960-2000 (2006).

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The collection consists of audiocassettes and compact discs of old-time music; audiocassettes of interview with old-time musicians; drafts of Wishnevsky's book How The Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music: A Historical Memoir, 1960-2000; transcriptions of interviews with Mike Seeger and Peter Stampfel; and printed materials relating to old-time music.

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Contents list

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About 100 items.
Folder 1-6

Papers, 1983-2007 and undated #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." Folder 1-6

Includes notes, interview transcriptions, printed emails, printed websites, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, questionnaires, and printed materials and publications relating to old-time music.

Audiocassette FS-10887

Matthew Ball Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10887

Audiocassette FS-10888

Bill Brichfield Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10888

Audiocassette FS-10889

Ken Bloom Interview, Tape 1 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10889

Audiocassette FS-10890

Ken Bloom Interview, Tape 2 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10890

Audiocassette FS-10891

Danny Casstevens Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10891

Audiocassette FS-10892

Nancy Corey Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10892

Audiocassette FS-10893

Donna Correll Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10893

Audiocassette FS-10894

Mary Edna Thompson Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10894

Audiocassette FS-10895

Robert Gabb Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10895

Audiocassette FS-10896

Henry Heckler Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10896

Audiocassette FS-10897

Kilbasa Bill Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10897

Audiocassette FS-10898

Tom Mylet Interview, Tape I, 3 July 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10898

Audiocassette FS-10899

Tom Mylet Interview, Tape II, 3 July 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10899

Audiocassette FS-10900

Tom Newhausen Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10900

Audiocassette FS-10901

Mark Rose Interview, Tape I #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10901

Audiocassette FS-10902

Mark Rose Interview, Tape II #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10902

Audiocassette FS-10903

Mike Seeger Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10903

Audiocassette FS-10904

Stu Shenk Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10904

Audiocassette FS-10905

Special Ed & Short Bus Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10905

Audiocassette FS-10906

Jeremiah Skairie Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10906

Audiocassette FS-10907

Nancy Sluys Interview A, Tape 1 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10907

Audiocassette FS-10908

Nancy Sluys Interview B I & II, Tape 2 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10908

Audiocassette FS-10909

Nancy Sluys Interview B, Tape 3 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10909

Audiocassette FS-10910

Nancy Sluys Interview BIII, Tape 4 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10910

Audiocassette FS-10911

Jacki Spector Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10911

Audiocassette FS-10912

Roger Sprung Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10912

Audiocassette FS-10913

Susan Sterngold Interview, Tape I #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10913

Audiocassette FS-10914

Susan Sterngold Interview, Tape II #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10914

Audiocassette FS-10915

John Sturgill Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10915

Audiocassette FS-10916

Kirk Sutphin Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10916

Audiocassette FS-10917

Bill Turner Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10917

Audiocassette FS-10918

TJ Worthington Interview #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10918

Audiocassette FS-10919

Clarence Tom Ashley & Gwen Foster (commercial recording) #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10919

Audiocassette FS-10920

Ekim Beau, In My Life. Commercial Recording #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10920

Audiocassette FS-10921

Ekim Beau and His 180 String CrossBeau Zither: The Wind Beneath My Wings (commercial recording) #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10921

Audiocassette FS-10922

Mac Benford and the Woodshed All-Stars (commercial recording), 1991 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10922

Audiocassette FS-10923

The Blue Ridge Mountain Minstrels (commercial recording) #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10923

Audiocassette FS-10924

Rhythm and Blues Various Artists-1940s; Side 2: 1920-1940, Galax Blues, W. Ward, 16 October 1929 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10924

Audiocassette FS-10925

Doc Boggs #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10925

Audiocassette FS-10926

James Bryan-Tom Jackson/Nancy and Norman Blake #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10926

Audiocassette FS-10927

Jim Costa & Jim McGee, A Long Step Back (commercial recording), 1992 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10927

Audiocassette FS-10928

Henry the Fiddler and Friends: The First Album (commercial recording), 1977 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10928

Audiocassette FS-10929

Alan Freeman & Robert Shafer: Back in the Saddle (commercial recording) #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10929

Audiocassette FS-10930

Wayne Henderson at Carnegie #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10930

Audiocassette FS-10931

Side 1: Albert Hash; Side 2: Highwoods #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10931

Audiocassette FS-10932

Horseflies #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10932

Audiocassette FS-10933

Will Keys, Evergreen (commercial recording), 1992 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10933

Audiocassette FS-10934

Side 1: [Nincy] Ends W. Hug and Stan Plane; Side 2: Nee Nincy #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10934

Audiocassette FS-10935

Side 1: Wayne Raney, Songs of the Hills; Side 2: Blind Alfred Reed, How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10935

Audiocassette FS-10936

Carl Rutherford, Blues & S'Mor with Carl's West Virginia Waltz (commercial recording), 1992 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10936

Audiocassette FS-10937

Carl Rutherford, Love Can't Fly On Broken Wings (commercial recording) #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10937

Audiocassette FS-10938

Peter Stampfel Interview, 20 June 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10938

Audiocassette FS-10939

Side A: Dave Van Ronk, Side B: Copulating Rhythm #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10939

Audiocassette FS-10940

The Young Fogies, 1994 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FS-10940

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/1

Old-Times Hist, 17 July 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/1

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/2

Old-Time Music, 14 August 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/2

Contains a draft of How the Hippies Ruin't Old Time Music.

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/3

Old-Time Music, 25 August 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/3

Includes a historical inquiry, draft, and interviews with Mike Seeger and Peter Stampfel for How the Hippies Ruin't Old Time Music and a questionnaire for the Old Timey History Project.

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/4

Old-Time Music, 29 August 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/4

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/5

Old-Time Music, 12 September 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/5

Contains a draft of How the Hippies Ruin't Old Time Music.

Floppy Disc FLD-20420/6

Floppy disc, 2005 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." FLD-20420/6

Includes "Alice Gerrard: With A Song In Her Heart," by Jack Bernhardt, September 2005; a transcription of an interview with Tom Mylet, 3 July 2005; a Michael Jones letter; and a transcription of an interview with Peter Stampfel, 20 June 2005.

CD-7960

Hippie final, undated #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." CD-7960

Contains a final draft of How the Hippies Ruin't Old Time Music.

Music Compact Disc CD-7961

Kyle Creed on the Porch, 1979 #20420, Series: "Stephan T. Wishnevsky Collection, 1983-2007 and undated." CD-7961

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Processing Information

Processed by: Emily Hilliard, September 2011

Encoded by: Anna Kephart, September 2011

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