Collection Number: 20499-z

Collection Title: Henry McCarthy Collection, 1953-2015

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Size Approximately 140 items
Abstract The Henry McCarthy Collection consists of audio recordings, videos, and other materials created and compiled by poet and radio host, Henry McCarthy. The majority of the collection is comprised of audio recordings, 2009-2015, of the radio program Poets and Writers. Hosted by McCarthy and broadcasted by National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate WEHC at Emory and Henry College, Poets and Writers concentrates on the philosophy of poets and writers and primarily features interviews, poems, and songs of artists from Virginia, North Carolina, and the surrounding regions. Interviewees on the program include authors, poets, musicians, actors, academics, and folklorists, among others. Noted guests include Roseanne Cash, Pat Conroy, Lee Smith, William Ferris, and Dale Carter Jett. The collection also contains field notes and ephemera, 2014, affiliated with Poets and Writers, along with miscellaneous videos, 1995-2007, papers, 1975-2015, digital ink-based photographs, 1953-2010, and posters, circa 1988-2014.
Creator McCarthy, Henry (Poet)
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Henry McCarthy Collection #20499-z, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Henry McCarthy of Winston Salem, N.C., in March 2014 (Acc. 102016), April 2014 (Acc. 102030), July 2014 (Acc. 102080), and December 2016 (Acc. 102988).
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Henry McCarthy of Winston Salem, N.C., is a poet, former Assistant Dean of the College of Education at Appalachian State University, and host of the radio program Poets and Writers. Broadcasted by National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate WEHC (90.7 FM) at Emory and Henry College, Poets and Writers concentrates on the philosophy of poets and writers and primarily features interviews, poems, and songs of artists from Virginia, North Carolina, and the surrounding regions. McCarthy is also a guest actor at the The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) film school. His latest book of poems is Never Read A How To Book.

Additionally, McCarthy is involved in North Carolina politics. He served on the Boone Town Council, the Watauga County Parks and Recreation Commision, and was a runner-up in the 1988 Democratic primary for North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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The Henry McCarthy Collection consists primarily of 113 audio recordings, 2009-2015, of the radio program Poets and Writers on compact discs (CD). Hosted by McCarthy and broadcasted by National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate WEHC (90.7 FM) at Emory and Henry College, Poets and Writers concentrates on the philosophy of poets and writers and primarily features interviews, poems, and songs of artists from Virginia, North Carolina, and the surrounding regions. Interviewees on the program include authors, poets, musicians, actors, academics, and folklorists, among others. Noted guests include Roseanne Cash, Pat Conroy, Lee Smith, William Ferris, and Dale Carter Jett. The collection also contains field notes and ephemera affiliated with Poets and Writers, 2014, along with miscellaneous videos, 1995-2007, papers, 1975-2015, digital ink-based photographs, 1953-2010, and posters, circa 1988-2014.

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114 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetically by interviewee, program title, or subject.

Processing information: Titles and descriptions compiled from SFC database.

Acquisitions information: CD-20499/96-113 received as Addition of December 2016 (Acc. 102988).

Audio recordings of the radio program Poets and Writers, along with associated field notes and ephemera. Audio recordings are all on Compact Discs (CD).

Folder 1

Poets and Writers field notes and ephemera, 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." Folder 1

Includes handwritten CD inventory created by McCarthy, a business card, and a promotional flyer.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/19

Poets and Writers: 20th Poets and Writers show Celebration, Emory, Va., May 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/19

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Read names of the winner of poets out loud, Jim Collier poem, Carol Jackson, poem."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/58

Poets and Writers: Donna Akers, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/58

CD-R

Includes music by Tom T. Hall. Note on original container reads: "Abingdon writer, 8 books, Abingdon Boone"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/96

Poets and Writers: Nigel Alston, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/96

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/65

Poets and Writers: Mary Anne Artrip, Abingdon, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/65

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/66

Poets and Writers: Sam Barbee, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/66

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/67

Poets and Writers: Wilton Barnhardt, Emory, Va., 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/67

CD-R

Note on original container reads "Look Away book, N.C. State, book review New York Times."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/56

Poets and Writers: Evalyn Baron, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/56

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Broadway actress, Barter actress, my drama coach: Le Miz, Quilters, now lives in San Francisco, telephone interview."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/68

Poets and Writers: Martha Bassett, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/68

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/97

Poets and Writers: Joseph Bathanti, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/97

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/69

Poets and Writers: Tanya Beltcher, Emory, Va., 2013 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/69

CD-R

Note on original container reads "Ram Books, Wake Forest librarian."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/53

Poets and Writers: Michael Blumenthal, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/53

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Law professor, W. Virginia University, poet."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/18

Poets and Writers: Neva Bryan part 1, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/18

CD-R

Includes music by Patsy Cline. Note on original container reads: "Poet Coal fields, book Sawmill Boys, Wise Country Coal Fields."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/20

Poets and Writers: Neva Bryan part 2, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/20

CD-R

Includes music by the Beatles.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/95

Poets and Writers: Cooper Carter, Children's Poetry and Story, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/95

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/22

Poets and Writers: Roseanne Cash, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/22

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Quality poor, Good songs."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/44

Poets and Writers: Sara Claytor and Larry Ferlin, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/44

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Born in Fuquay Varina, N.C ., poet, Memory Bones, Howling on Red Dirt Road, story about Lawrence Ferlingetti, Larry Ferlin interview, Larry Ferlin attended Chapel Hill."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/70

Poets and Writers: William Cohan, Emory, Va., 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/70

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "author of The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/52

Poets and Writers: Elizabeth Cohen, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/52

CD-R

Includes music by Leonard Cohen. Note on original container reads: "Burlington, New York, Vermont, poet from New Mexico, wrote the Economist Daughter."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/37

Poets and Writers: Pat Conroy part 1, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/37

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "His Poets and Writers show at Quail Ridge, Nancy Olson introduces him, author of the Great Santini, his book: My Reading Life."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/42

Poets and Writers: Pat Conroy part 2, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/42

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Author of the Great Santini, Quail Ridge Books, Interview, funny and deep."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/71

Poets and Writers: Hal Crowther, Emory, Va., 15 May 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/71

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/99

Poets and Writers: Hal Crowther, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/99

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/72

Poets and Writers: Rebecca Harding Davis, Emory, Va., 13 June 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/72

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Life in the Iron Mills, A little change of pace."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/98

Poets and Writers: Robert Denham, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/98

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/6

Poets and Writers: Henry McCarthy reads Bob Dylan, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/6

CD-R

Includes McCarthy discussing and reading poems by Bob Dylan as well as music by Dylan.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/12

Poets and Writers: Donnamarie Emmert, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/12

CD-R

Includes music by Emmylou Harris. Note on original container reads: "Ghost Stories of Abingdon, I read a poem by Terri K. Erickson, 14 years ago."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/25

Poets and Writers: Terri Kirby Erickson, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/25

CD-R

Includes music by Emmylou Harris. Note on original container reads: "N.C. poet Winston Salem, Telling Tales of Dusk."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/73

Poets and Writers: Tom Everett, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/73

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/59

Poets and Writers: William Ferris, Chapel Hill, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/59

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/50

Poets and Writers: Sara Foster, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/50

CD-R

Includes music by the Drifters. Note on original container reads: "Owner of Fosters Market, her story, Martha Stewart, etc."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/45

Poets and Writers: Charles Frazier, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/45

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Wrote Cold Mountain, discusses his new books, live at Quail Ridge Books."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/100

Poets and Writers: Shelly Frome, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/100

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/74

Poets and Writers: Robert Frost, Emory, Va., 2012-2013 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/74

CD-R

Includes McCarthy reading Robert Frost poems

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/75

Poets and Writers: Michele Gillespie, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/75

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/64

Poets and Writers: Governors Ride #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/64

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/1

Poets and Writers: Richard Graves, Emory, Va., 17 November 2009 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/1

CD-R

Includes poems by Henry McCarthy and Richard Graves with music by Leonard Cohen ("Closing Time").

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/76

Poets and Writers: Richard Graves, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/76

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/41

Poets and Writers: Jim Hage, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/41

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Talks about Lew Preston Summer High of SW Virginia, local boy, became a professor, talks about his book This Happy Land, Charleston Jews, Folly Beach, History of SW Virginia by Lewis Preston Summers."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/11

Poets and Writers: Lisa Hall, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/11

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Writer in the coalfields. Local S.W. Virginia writer, Secret Lives and Pies, Real Appalachian Girl."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/77

Poets and Writers: Scott Hamilton, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/77

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/15

Poets and Writers: Warren Harris, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/15

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Poet Prof. SW VA, editor of Clinch Mountain Review, Lee Saunders , SW."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/9

Poets and Writers: Hemingway, Faulkner, Frost, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/9

CD-R

Includes McCarthy reading poems by Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and Robert Frost with music by Guy Clark.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/2

Poets and Writers: Mark Twain Celebration; Poets and Writers: Jane Hicks, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/2

CD-R

Includes two distinct shows. The first includes Mark Twain Celebration with music by Gordon Lightfoot, while the second includes McCarthy reading Jane Hicks with music by Greg Brown.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/24

Poets and Writers: Jane Hicks, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/24

CD-R

Includes music by Harry Chapin. Note on original container reads: "SW East Tennessee poet, Former student at Lynn View High, Blood and Bones Remember."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/101

Poets and Writers: Jane Hicks, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/101

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/54

Poets and Writers: Lee Smith, Hillsborough, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/54

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Writer from Grundy, Va., Hollina College, life and books, oral history, recorded at her house in Hillsborough, N.C."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/55

Poets and Writers: Michael Hogan, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/55

CD-R

Includes music by the Highwaymen. Note on original container reads: "Irish writer, wrote: The American Soldier in Mexico, telephone interview to Guadalajara, Mexico."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/78

Poets and Writers: Rodney Holman, Emory, Va., 2013 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/78

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/40

Poets and Writers: Garrett Jackson, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/40

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Abington Va., asst. town manager, discussing and playing the music of Andrew Rowan Summers, Farmer's Summers Family of SW Virginia"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/13

Poets and Writers: Dale Carter Jett, Emory, Va., 17 March 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/13

CD-R

Includes Dale Carter Jett, grandson of A. P. and Sara Carter, on his music.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/49

Poets and Writers: Marilyn Kallet, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/49

CD-R

Includes music by Billie Holiday. Note on original container reads: "U.T. Prof., director of creative writing"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/33

Poets and Writers: Rachel Keener, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/33

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Author: The Killing Tree, East Tennessee, Wake Forest Law grad, poetry, W.C. Williams."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/51

Poets and Writers: Carolyn Koesters, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/51

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Hallmark cards, poet therapy, 440 hrs, husband, keeping a journal, lives in Abington, help others are words for therapy."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/39

Poets and Writers: Richard Krawiec, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/39

CD-R

Includes music by Bruce Springsteen. Note on original container reads: "Writer, lives in Durham, wrote She Hands me the Razor, grew up in Boston."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/30

Poets and Writers: Katherine Ledford, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/30

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "ASU Prof., follower of Anne Shelby, Appalachian studies."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/21

Poets and Writers: Richard Leigh, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/21

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Songwriter, Country Music Hall of Fame, attended VHCC, Abington, Va., interview at Virginia Highlands CC, wrote Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue, Crystal Gail, great advice."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/102

Poets and Writers: Jery Lee Lewis, Emory, Va.: 1 of 2 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/102

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/103

Poets and Writers: Jery Lee Lewis, Emory, Va.: 2 of 2 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/103

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/104

Poets and Writers: Steve Lindahl, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/104

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/79

Poets and Writers: Tony Lindsey, Emory, Va., spring 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/79

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/105

Poets and Writers: Charles Lovett, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/105

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/80

Poets and Writers: Lucinda MacKethan, Emory, Va., 14 May 2014 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/80

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/81

Poets and Writers: David Madden part 1, Emory, Va., 20 November 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/81

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/82

Poets and Writers: David Madden part 2, Emory, Va., 20 November 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/82

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/83

Poets and Writers: Nanette Marie part 1 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/83

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/84

Poets and Writers: Nanette Marie part 2 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/84

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/32

Poets and Writers: Scott Mason, Emory, Va., 7 December 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/32

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Tarheel Traveler Host, book, Tony Award."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/106

Poets and Writers: Jill McCorkle, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/106

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/107

Poets and Writers: Bunny Medeiros, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/107

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/85

Poets and Writers: Rebecca Merrill, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/85

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/26

Poets and Writers: Jim Minick, Wythville, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/26

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Book reading, Blueberry Years, organic farm, Southern Booksellers Book of the Year."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/36

Poets and Writers: Jim Minick, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/36

CD-R

Includes music by Cat Stevens. Note on original container reads: "his book: Blueberry Years."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/7

Poets and Writers: Felicia Mitchell, Emory, Va., 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/7

CD-R

Includes "protest poet student Sally Smith" with music by Emmylou Harris.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/31

Poets and Writers: Felicia Mitchell, Emory, Va., fall 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/31

CD-R

Includes music by James Taylor. Note on original container reads: "Emory and Henry, prof., poet."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/86

Poets and Writers: Steve Mitchell, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/86

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/43

Poets and Writers: Robert Morgan, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/43

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Life growing up in Asheville (Bob Denham EHC), poetry, reads, talks about his book Opray Book, Gap Creek, Boone and Gap Creek."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/16

Poets and Writers: Naomi Shihab Nye, Emory, Va., 12 April 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/16

CD-R

Includes music by Dale Jett.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/87

Poets and Writers: Delilah O'Haynes, Emory, Va., 27 November 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/87

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/34

Poets and Writers: Nancy Olson, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/34

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Owner Quail Ridge Books, Top 25 book stores, News Week, born in SW Virginia"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/88

Poets and Writers: Nancy Olson, Raleigh, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/88

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/3

Poets and Writers: Shawn O'Sullivan part 1, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/3

CD-R

Includes Shawn O'Sullivan on life in New York, Playhouse 90, and Andy Griffith.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/8

Poets and Writers: Shawn O'Sullivan part 2, Emory, Va., 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/8

CD-R

Includes Shawn O'Sullivan on acting, New York, poetry, and Barter Theatre.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/46

Poets and Writers: Scott Owens, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/46

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "N.C . poet, Grad UNCB"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/89

Poets and Writers: Scott Owens part 2, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/89

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/23

Poets and Writers: Rita Quillen part 1, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/23

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "SW Poet, runner up for the poet laureate Virginia, poor valley, grew up with the Carters."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/90

Poets and Writers: Rita Quillen part 2, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/90

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/111

Poets and Writers: Rita Quillen, Emory Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/111

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/108

Poets and Writers: David Radavich, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/108

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/91

Poets and Writers: Carol Roan, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/91

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/92

Poets and Writers: Ray Roy, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/92

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/109

Poets and Writers:Ray Roy, Emory, Va., 24 June 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/109

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/47

Poets and Writers: Jeanie Rule, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/47

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Poets out loud coordinator for Virginia, interview in the studio, gives rules for winning."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/28

Poets and Writers: Lee Saunders, Emory, Va., 26 October 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/28

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "SW Virginia, Marine Captain, Errol Flynn, older adults class."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/5

Poets and Writers: Rees and Kathy Shearer, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/5

CD-R

Includes music by James Taylor.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/10

Poets and Writers: Kathy Shearer, Dante, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/10

CD-R

Includes music by Tennessee Ernie Ford. Note on original container reads: "More Coal Stories, Dante."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/110

Poets and Writers: Mary Sheppard, Emory Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/110

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/29

Poets and Writers: Anne Shelby, Emory, Va., November 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/29

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Kentucky writer, Merle Haggard, Hindman"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/38

Poets and Writers: Randy Smith, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/38

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Teacher of the year Virginia, reading his poetry, lives in Abington, taught at John Buttle, from Winston Salem, Appalachian Studies, Cratis Williams."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/63

Poets and Writers: Jule C. Spach, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/63

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/14

Poets and Writers: Sherri Stacy, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/14

CD-R

Includes music by S. Crowe. Note on original container reads: "Regional SW Virginia, Jane Austen write professor, Mark Twain, Mexico Teaching."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/35

Poets and Writers: Joe Tennis, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/35

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Writer for Bristol Herald Courier, ghosts, from Bench to Bluegrass, excellent local history of SW Virginia"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/61

Poets and Writers: Garland Thompson Junior, Winston Salem, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/61

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/62

Poets and Writers: Garland Thompson Junior, Winston Salem, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/62

CD-R

Copy of CD-20499/61.

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/93

Poets and Writers: Patsi B. Trollinger, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/93

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/57

Poets and Writers: Kevin Watson, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/57

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Married to Rosemary Harris, publisher of press. John Ehle: Talks about him and Harper Lee, actor, the Land Breakers."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/27

Poets and Writers: Joseph Webb, Emory, Va., 19 October 2010 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/27

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Student intern and poet, poem dedicated to Cybil Britton."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/60

Poets and Writers: Steve Weiss, Chapel Hill, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/60

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/112

Poets and Writers: Berry Wendell, Emory Va., 15 June 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/112

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/48

Poets and Writers: Betsy White, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/48

CD-R

Includes music by Sam Cooke. Note on original container reads: "Former director of William King Museum, South west Virginia, Expert on arts and crafts furniture of SW Virginia"

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/94

Poets and Writers: Jack Williams, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/94

CD

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/113

Poets and Writers: Edwin Wilson, Emory Va., 1 February 2015 #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/113

CD-R

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/4

Poets and Writers: David Winship, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/4

CD-R

Note on original container reads: "Appalachian poets and writers."

Music Compact Disc CD-20499/17

Poets and Writers: Eugene Wolf, Emory, Va. #20499-z, Series: "1. Poets and Writers, 2009-2015." CD-20499/17

CD-R

Includes music by Pearly Mae. Note on original container reads: "Barter Theatre Actor, played AP Carter, East Tennessee, Kim Chaney."

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5 items.

Arrangement: Chronologically by format.

Miscellaneous videos and DVDs, including recordings of interviews (VT-20499/1), poetry readings (DVD-20499/1), and 3 student films featuring McCarthy (VT-20499/2, DVD-20499/2, DVD-20499/3). Video recordings are on VHS and Digital Video Discs (DVD).

Titles and descriptions compiled from SFC database.

Videotape VT-20499/1

Appalachian Perspective: International Learning with Dr. Marv Williamsen and Dr. Henry McCarthy, Boone, N.C. #20499-z, Series: "2. Video, 1995-2007." VT-20499/1

VHS

29 minutes

Two interviews with Dr. Marc Williamsen and student Dr. Henry McCarthy.

Videotape VT-20499/2

Wings and Pavement, Winston Salem, N.C., 1995 #20499-z, Series: "2. Video, 1995-2007." VT-20499/2

VHS

4 minutes, 20 seconds

Written and directed by Gregory Ridge. Spring Video Project 1995. NCSA School of Filmmaking.

Digital Video Disc DVD-20499/1

An Evening of Poetry, 10 August 2006 #20499-z, Series: "2. Video, 1995-2007." DVD-20499/1

DVD

Digital Video Disc DVD-20499/2

Clippers, Winston Salem, N.C., 2007 #20499-z, Series: "2. Video, 1995-2007." DVD-20499/2

DVD

Short film. Written and directed by Keenan Porterfield. Produced at NCSA School of Filmmaking. Cast includes Henry McCarthy.

Digital Video Disc DVD-20499/3

As Little Ceremony as Possible but with the Dignity Necessary for the President of the United States, Winston Salem, N.C., 2008 #20499-z, Series: "2. Video, 1995-2007." DVD-20499/3

DVD

Short film. Written and directed by Daniel De Paolo. Both director's and original cuts. Produced at NCSA School of Filmmaking. Cast includes Henry McCarthy.

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22 items.

Processing information: Papers received as Addition of December 2016 (Acc. 102988) were incorporated into folders in February 2017.

Miscellaneous papers, photographs and posters compiled by Henry McCarthy.

Folder 2

Papers, 1975-2015 #20499-z, Series: "3. Other Materials, 1953-2015." Folder 2

Scattered papers that include resumes, newspaper clippings, writings by McCarthy and others, letters, event flyers and ephemera, and a copy and accompanying Data DVD (DDVD-20499/1) of Headwaters: Appalachian Journal of Expressive Arts Therapy volume 3 from 2006.

Papers from Addition of December 2016 were added to folder in February 2017. Addition includes a 1975 letter to McCarthy from Wilma Dykeman Stokely, a photocopy of a poem by Benjamin Sun, a program for the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival, and an autographed program to a Garland Lee Thompson, Sr. tribute held at the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, N.C.

Image Folder PF-20499/1

Photographs, 1953-2010 and undated #20499-z, Series: "3. Other Materials, 1953-2015." PF-20499/1

4 images

Digital ink-based prints

Includes a headshot, 2010, of McCarthy, a photograph, 1953-1954, of McCarthy and his father, a photograph, 1973, of The Carter Fold performing live at a venue in Hiltons, Va., and an autographed headshot of Carlene Carter, undated.

Carlene Carter headshot from Addition of December 2016 was added to folder in February 2017.

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-20499/1

Posters, circa 1988-2014 #20499-z, Series: "3. Other Materials, 1953-2015." OPF-20499/1

2 posters

An election campaign poster, circa 1988, for Henry McCarthy's primary campaign for North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction and an autographed poster, 2014, for the grand opening of Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Va.

Birthplace of Country Music Museum poster from Addition of December 2016 was added to folder in February 2017.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Brad San Martin, May 2016; Anne Wells, August 2016 and February 2017

Encoded by: Anne Wells, August 2016

Updated by: Anne Wells, February 2017

Archival processing of the Henry McCarthy Collection was made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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