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Korine-Dunlap collection

Korine-Dunlap collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Korine-Dunlap collection
Creator: Dunlap, Blaine
Inclusive Dates: 1970s
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 11 moving images)
Collection Number: ms3787
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Blaine Dunlap (b. 1953), studied documentary filmmaking with Stephen Schmidt at Southern Methodist University. After attending the Sinking Creek Film Celebration in Nashville in 1974, Dunlap moved to Tennessee. He and Sol Korine recorded the Fiddlers' Jamboree in 1975, the finished program Showdown at the Hoedown aired on PBS in 1977.

In 1976, Dunlap and Broadside TV produced Symphony No. 5 and Sol Korine, along with the Tennesee Folklore Society, received an NEA gran to produce documentaries about Uncle Dave Macon and Hamper McBee. The film Hamper McBee: Raw Mash aired on PBS in 1978. In 1981, Southbound, a ten part anthology of southern folk music was released.

Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, contracts, budgets, promotional materials, notes, and photographs, related to several projects involving Blaine Dunlap and Sol Korine. The programs include Singing Creek Film Celebration, Showdown at the Hoedown, Symphony #5, and Hamper McBee: Raw Mash.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.

Preferred Citation

Korine-Dunlap collection, ms3787, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2013.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Dunlap, Blaine
Film festivals.
Folk music -- United States.
Korine, Sol
Music -- Southern States.
Video recordings.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available: Korine-Dunlap collection, Center for Popular Music

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive:

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Sinking Creek Film Celebration, 1974-1975
12Broadside TV Schedule, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1974-1975
13Arts Exposure Budget
14Coalition for New Public Affairs Programming correspondence, 1976
15Tennessee Arts Commission, 1976
16Tennessee American Revolution Bicentennial Commission Vactor Symphony 5, 1975-1979
17Southern Educational Communications Association (SECA), 1978
18Athens (Ohio) Video Festival, 1978
19Use agreements and notes, 1978-1979
110Alan Lomax - American Patchwork
111Dunlap correspondence with the Center for Popular Music, 2001
112Tennesse Folklore Society NEA grant "Southbound Project", 1975-1982
113Hamper McBee: Raw Mash documentary, 1979
114Hamper McBee: Raw Mash documentary transcript, 1978
115"Give my poor heart ease", "Showdown at the Hoedown", and "Chulas Fronteras" material removed from film cans
21Southbound documentary press releases
22Southbound press photographs
31Hamper McBee: Raw Mash photographs, 1978
32Raw Mash and Mouth Music photographs, 1978, 1980
33Symphony #5 photographs, 1975
34Southbound, 1981
35Sinking Creek Film Celebration photographs, 1974
36Video South Conference photographs