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Finding-Aid for the Winne Freyer Collection(MUM00340) in the Blues Archive.

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Descriptive Summary
Freyer, Winne
Winne Freyer Collection in the Blues Archive
Inclusive Dates:
Materials in:
This collection consists of photocopied typescripts for Winne Freyer's ongoing works, The VIP's of Black Music and the "Bluz Encyclopedia , 3rd edition" (1986).
2 Boxes
Blues L-6
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
Cite as:
Winne Freyer Collection(MUM00340) in the Blues Archive. The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
This collection consists of photocopied typescripts for Winne Freyer's ongoing works, The VIP's of Black Music and the"Bluz Encyclopedia , 3rd edition" (1986). The typescripts were produced while Freyer was living in East Germany, and it looks as if The VIP's of Black Music was to be published through a group called IC publishing and subsequently through the East-German music publisher "lied der zeit"; however, the text does not seem to have been formally published.

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Collection History
Source of Collection
Winne Freyer donated the materials to the Blues archive in 1987.

Container List

Folder 1: "The VIP's of Black Music (including some honkies): The Anons, Heroes
& Stars (Past, Present & Future)" - "A bio+LP-fax-survey from 'a' to 'z'"
I.C. Publishers/Bright Castle/GDR 1986 [note: "the abridged version will be
published by 'lied der zeit,' east-berlin in 1987]; 123 pages (copy)

Bluz Encyclopedia - "3rd Edition"

Folder 2: Index and abbreviation legend (7 pages)

Folder 3: Entries 001 - 019 (Johnny Ace - Jerome Arnold)

Folder 4: Entries 020 - 099 (Kokomo Arnold - Butterbeans and Susie)

Folder 5: Entries 100 - 152 (Butch Cage - Daddy Stovepipe)

Folder 6: Entries 153 - 194 (Leroy Dallas - Snooks Eaglin)

Folder 7: Entries 195 - 217 (Easy Baby - Lowell Fulson)

Folder 8: Entries 218 - 248 (Roy Gaines - Buddy Guy)

Folder 9: Entries 249 - 308 (Vera Hall - J.B. Hutto)

Folder 10: Entries 309 - 360 (Ironing Board Sam - Kansas City Red)

Folder 11: Entries 361 - 376 (Guitar Kelley - Ransom Knowling)

Folder 12: Entries 377 - 427 (Willie Lacey - Lazy Bill Lucas)

Folder 13: Entries 428 - 484 (Willie Mabon - Raful Neal)

Folder 14: Entries 485 - 502 (Red Nelson - Jack Owens)

Folder 15: Entries 503 - 529 (Marshall Owens - Queen Ida)

Folder 16: Entries 530 - 558 (Rufus Quillian - Jimmy Rushing)

Folder 17: Entries 559 - 629 (Tommy Lee Russell - Taj Mahal)

Folder 18: Entries 630 - 649 (Tampa Red - Hociel Thomas)