TITLE

The Alan Lomax Archives

AUTHOR(S)
Ciletti, Eddie
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Mix;Aug2003, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the release of the Alan Lomax Collection in the U.S. Features of the collection; Media sources of the collection; Restoration methodologies used for the collection.
ACCESSION #
11381914

 

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