Books, 1907 - 2022


Scope and Contents

The Book series (18 items, 1.791 linear feet) consists of books collected by Dom Flemons. The series is sorted into two boxes, one box of more recent publication dating from 1977 to 2022, and one box containing the two American Songster books from 1907. The books in this series are about bluegrass, blues, and soul music, and several of them are songbooks.


  • 1907 - 2022


From the Collection: 110 Linear Feet : 22 Hollingers; 11 flat oversized boxes; 7 framed items (incl. 1 painting ~ 30” x 70”); 1 TB harddrive (not processed), 56 musical instruments of varying sizes, including 7 banjo type instruments, 1 akonting, 3 accordion type instruments; ; Oversized (flat): 1-16" wide; 2-20" wide; 1-21" wide; 1-24" wide; 4-26" wide; 2-28-1/2" wide

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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