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Steve Rice Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0091 SAA 091

Scope and Contents

Forty-four audio field recordings (1990’s) of interviews and performances that document the repertoire and playing styles of several Kentucky fiddlers, mainly from the state’s south central region. Also Included are video recordings of the Swallowfield Church of Christ (Owen County) Bicentennial Celebration.

Listen To Recordings


  • created: 1990-1999

Conditions Governing Access

Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College. Follow the links in the box list for online listening to each of the recordings in the collection.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.


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Arrangement Note

The recordings in this collection are arranged by cassette tape recordings, open reel recordings, VHS tape recordings, and listening/reference recordings on CD.  Listening and viewing/reference copies are available for a select number of the original recordings.

Other Descriptive Information

BCA 0091 SAA 091

Processing Information

The collection was arranged by Harry Rice, Sound Archivist.  The finding aid was created in 2015 by Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist.  The finding aid was updated in 2016 to reflect the addition of listening and viewing/reference copies. Links to digital recordings added 2018.

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Repository Details

Part of the Berea College Special Collections and Archives Repository

Hutchins Library
100 Campus Drive
Berea Kentucky 40404 US