Smithsonian: National Museum of American History Adds Key Blues Archive

Smithsonian: National Museum of American History Adds Key Blues Archive. “The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has accepted the donation of the late Robert ‘Mack’ McCormick’s significant blues and folklore archive as a gift from his daughter, Susannah Nix. The extensive collection consists of 590 reels of sound recordings and 165 boxes of materials, totaling more than 70 cubic feet of unpublished manuscripts, original interviews and research notes, thousands of photographs and negatives, playbills, posters, maps, booking contracts and business records.”

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