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Finding Aid for the Renato Tonelli Collection (MUM00486)

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The Renato Tonelli Collection is open for research. Users are encouraged to use the Blues Photographs digital collection to access the items.

Finding Aid for the Renato Tonelli Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Renato Tonelli Collection
Dates: 1970s-1990s
Collector: Tonelli, Renato
Physical Extent: 1 box (.417 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00486
Location: Blues Archive
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Photographs of blues musicians and performances in Europe and the United States.

Administrative Information


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Alternative Formats

The Renato Tonelli Collection has been digitized and made available in Blues Photographs.

Subject Terms

Blues (Music)
Blues musicians
Blues festivals


black-and-white prints (photographs)

User Information

Prefered Citation

Renato Tonelli Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Renato Tonelli Collection is open for research. Users are encouraged to use the Blues Photographs digital collection to access the items.

Copyright Restrictions

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.

Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more digitally available photographs of Blues musicians and performances, see the Blues Photographs digital collection.


This collection is arranged alphabetically by musician.

Container List

These items are available in the Blues Photographs digital collection.

Gaye Adegbalola (1992 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Howard Armstrong
Etta Baker and John Jackson (1993 Hudson Clearwater Revival . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Dewey Balfa (1991 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Lurrie Bell and Carrie Bell
Sugar Blue and Larry Johnson
Bobby Blue Bland
Ted Bogan
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
R.L. Burnside
Eddie Burns
Carolina Slim and Don Fidorino (1992 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Eddy Clearwater
Michael Coleman (1986) . New York (N.Y.) Lone Star Cafe (N.Y.)
Albert Collins
Johnny Copeland
James Cotton
Robert Cray
Papa John Creech
Guy Davis (1992 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Jimmy Dawkins (1987 Chicago Blues Festival) . Chicago (Ill.)
Jimmy Dawkins (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Jimmy Dawkins
Willie Dixon
Doctor Ross (1984 National Downhome Festival) . Atlanta (Ga.)
Doc Watson (1992 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Rockin' Dopsie
Archie Edwards
David Honeyboy Edwards
Frank Frost
Lowell Fulson
Bob Gaddy (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Henry Gray
Buddy Guy
Jessie Mae Hemphill
Honeyboy Charles (1988) . New York (N.Y.) Mondo Cane (N.Y.)
David Honeyboy Edwards
Joe Hughes
J.B. Hutto
John Jackson (1990) . New York (N.Y.)
Etta Baker and John Jackson (1993 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Etta James with Band
Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson
Jimmy Johnson
Larry Johnson
Sly Johnson
Fernando Jones (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Junior Kimbrough
Albert King
B.B. King
Big Daddy Kinsey
Frank Edwards
Eddie Kirkland (1984 National Downhome Festival) . Atlanta (Ga.)
Frankie Lee
Lefty Dizz (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Lazy Lester
Robert Lockwood
Albert Macon
Big Jay McNeely (1986) . Tramps (New York, N.Y.)
Little Milton
Matt Murphy
Charlie Musselwhite
Louis Myers (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Louis Myers with Honest Tom Pomposello (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Odetta (1993 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Pinetop Perkins
Moses Rascoe (1991 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Eddie Ray
Jimmy Rogers
Sparky Rucker (1993 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Otis Rush
Otis Rush, Louis Myers and Mrs. Otis Rush (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Otis Rush (1990) . Nave (Italy)
Satan of Satan and Adam (1993 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Son Seals
Son Seals and James Cotton
Johnny Shines
Memphis Slim
Sunnyland Slim
Byther Smith
Byther Smith and Johnny Copeland
Rev. Dan Smith (1991 Hudson Clearwater Revival) . Valhalla (N.Y.)
Sugar Blue (1993) . Manny's Car Wash (New York, N.Y.)
Hubert Sumlin
Koko Taylor
Ima Thomas
James Son Thomas
James Son Thomas (1978) . New York (N.Y.)
Joe Louis Walker
Nora Jean Wallace
Katie Webster
Valerie Wellington
Junior Wells
Phil Wiggins and John Cephas
Lil Ed Williams
Mighty Joe Young
Zora Young