Alan Lomax Collection Finds Permanent Home at The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress unveiled today its latest acquisition: the archives of legendary folklorist Alan Lomax. The American Folklife Center now holds Alan Lomax’s original recordings and papers, bringing seven decades of his work together under one roof and uniting them with the with the work Lomax did with his father for the Library in the 1930s and 1940s. The Association of Cultural Equity in New York City continues to administer and disseminate the work of Alan Lomax. Listen to the NPR segment here.

Originally posted: March 24, 2004