The Clarence Ashley Collection



1940's Gasoline Ration Book for
Clarence Ashley's Chevy Truck.

Clarence Ashley's 1930 Gibson L Jr
which can be seen in the early
pictures of Ashley.
Clarence Ashley's 1960 Gibson RB
250. Ashley had believed that it
was owned by Charlie Poole, but
the dates do not match up.
The plaque on Ashley's banjo
given to him by Ralph Rinzler.
Postcard sent by Tom Ashley to
Eva Ashley in 1966 from London.
Postcard sent by Tom Ashley to
Tommy Moore in 1966 from London.
A news paper clipping from the
Johnson City paper, as Eva Ashley
has written on the bottom.
Old Time Music at Newport:
Recorded Live at the Newport
Folk Festival 1963
Country Music and Bluegrass
at Newport: Recorded Live at
the Newport Folk Festival 1963
A Fiddlers' Convention in
Mountain City, Tennessee
1924-1930 Recordings

Insert pages 1-4

Clarence tom Ashley and Tex
Isley Play and Sing American
Folk Music 1966
Old-Time Southern Dance Music
The String Bands Vol. 2
Scottdale String Band &
Byrd Moore, Clarence Green,
and Clarence Ashley
Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's
Tom Ashley, Doc Watson, Clint Howard
Fred Price, Stella Cilbert, Gaither
Carlton, Jack Johnson, Eva Ashley
Tommy Moore
Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's
Insert Page 1 (Very Large Image)
Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's Part 2
Tom Ashley, Doc Watson, Clint Howard
Fred Price, Gaither Carlton, Arnold
Watson, & The Original Carolina Tar
Heels: Doc Walsh & Garley Foster
Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's Part 2
Insert Page 1 (Very Large Image)
This playbill from the Wisconsin Folk
Arts Society announces a Folk Music
concert on April 14, sometime in the
1960s. Tickets $1.50.
This playbill is from the LA Area, as
it reads "Don't forget the U.C.L.A folk
festival!" Sometime from the 1960s,
features Joe Maphis and Bill Monroe.
A program from a show featuring
Clarence Ashley, Gaither Carlton, Fred
Price, Clint Howard, and Doc Watson.
Anne Bird also to perform.
A contract between Smithsonian
Folkways and Clarence Ashley,
Doc Watson, Fred Price and Clint
Howard.
A letter of confirmation of an
agreement between Folkways
Records and Clarence Ashley.
The Clarence Ashley
obituary from the
Johnson City paper.