Frederic Ramsey Jr. Tape Collection

Frederic Ramsey Jr. (1915-1995) was a jazz scholar and author who worked with a number of musicians in the South and the New York/New Jersey area, notably Lead Belly. Ramsey produced a number of recordings for the Folkways label in the 1950s-1960s. The Archives acquired his field tapes in 1990. Ramsey's personal papers are now part of the collections at the Jazz Institute at Rutgers University.

Horace Sprott, featured on several of Ramsey's Folkways recordings.