Tim Barnes Doctoral Research Files on Eddie Alkire

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Personal Papers and Correspondence

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Collection Overview

Title: Tim Barnes Doctoral Research Files on Eddie Alkire, 1925-2010Add to your cart.

ID: 26/20/228

Primary Creator: Barnes, Timothy E.

Extent: 1.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Within each series, items are arranged in alphabetical order. Sheet music is arranged alphabetically by title.

Date Acquired: 03/20/2020

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of Tim Barnes' doctoral research notes and materials on Elburn "Eddie" Alkire. Collection is organized into two series: Series 1: Personal papers and correspondence which includes Alkire's correspondence and Barnes' dissertation notes and proposal.  Series 2: Research files divided into four subseries: 1)  Trade magazine, journal and newspaper articles; lectures; radio program scripts; and photographs; 2) Ads and promotional materials for Alkire's publications company; 3) Sheet music for Hawaiian guitar; 4) Books.

Biographical Note

Timothy E. Barnes, a native of New Jersey, received his Bachelor's degree in music from Shenandoah University in 1985 and a Master of Music from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1989. He was a doctoral student in musicology at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana from 1990 until 2010. From 1998 until 2017, Barnes held several administrative positions at Illinois including Director of Illinois Strategic International Partnerships (ISIP). In 2016, under his direction, ISIP was awarded the Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education for the Best International Partnerships by the Institute for International Education (IIE). In November, 2017, Barnes was appointed Executive Director of  International Partnerships and Research at the University of Kentucky.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Tim Barnes

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Series 1: Personal Papers and Correspondence, 1925-2010Add to your cart.
Materials related to Tim Barnes' development of dissertation topic including draft of dissertation proposal, survey of resources on Eddie Alkire and Hawaiian music, and copies of Alkire's personal correspondence.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Alkire, Eddie: Biographical Skech, June, 2006Add to your cart.
Composed by Tim Barnes. Bographical sketch includes chronology of important dates in Alkire's life.
Folder 2: Copyright Law, undatedAdd to your cart.
Excerpts from U.S. Copyright law presumably at the time Barnes was researching and writing his dissertation.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1925Add to your cart.
Letter from First Hawaiian Coonservatoryof Music, Inc. to Eddie Alkire re: his enrollment in a correspondence course to learn to play the Hawaiian Guitar..
Folder 4: Correspondence, Personal: Eddie Alkire (1 of 2), 1934-1952Add to your cart.
Carbon copies of letters from Eddie Alkire to family and friends.
Folder 5: Correspondence, Personal: Eddie Alkire (2 of 2), 1948-1952Add to your cart.
Correspondence between Alkire and family, friends and others.
Folder 6: DIssertation Proposal, 2010Add to your cart.
Includes comments from reviewers.
Folder 7: Library Searches, 2010Add to your cart.
Library of Congress searches.
Folder 8: Preliminary Overview of Subject: Finding Aid and Journal Articles, 2006-2008Add to your cart.
Material contained in a binder. Printed copy of finding aid on Eddie Alkire collection in Sousa Archives and Center for American Music , University of Illinois.
Folder 9: Research Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Research Files, 1930-2006Add to your cart.
Materials from Tim Barnes research on Eddie Alkire and Hawaiian guitar music.
Sub-Series 1: Journal and Newspaper Articles,, Concert Programs, Lectures, and Photographs, ca. 1930-2006Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Articles from Books, undatedAdd to your cart.
Copies of chapters from books.
Folder 11: Artists' Concert Program, July 25, 1950Add to your cart.
Alkire played Eharp solos.
Folder 12: Exhibition  Photos and Descriptions: 1907 Fairmont Coal Co. Mining Disaster, undatedAdd to your cart.
Exhibition of U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Folder 13: Fretboard Journal, The, Winter, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Metronome Magazine Articles, 1937-1943Add to your cart.
Copies of articles by Eddie Alkire.
Folder 15: Music Dealer Magazine, March, 1951Add to your cart.
Includes article on Eddie Aklire and his course for steel guitar.
Folder 16: Newspaper Articles, 1972-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Photographs: Alkire Eharp, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Radio Program Scripts and Notes Related to Tapes, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Eddie Alkire Program.
Folder 19: Rickenbacher Electro: Photocopies, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Steel Guitarist Magazine, May, 1981Add to your cart.
In Memorium article on Eddie Alkire.
Folder 21: "Warm Breezes" Lecture and Exhibition Drafts, 2006Add to your cart.
Lecture by Richard C. Alkire at Sousa Archives and Cener for American Music, November 9, 2006.
Folder 22: "Warm Breezes" Lecture: CD with Photos, November 9, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 23: "Warm Breezes" Lecture: Material Copied for, ca. 1930-1950sAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Promotional Materials and Ads, ca. 1930-1979Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Alkire Catalogs, ca. 1955Add to your cart.
Lists of available publications and order forms from Eddie Alkire Publications.
Folder 2: Alkire Promotional Materials and Articles, ca. 1930s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Eharp Promotional Articles, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Oahu Publishing Co., 1933Add to your cart.
Catalog of Hawaiian Guitars and accessories; photo.
Folder 5: Promotional Materials and Music: Copies of Drafts, 1935-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Promotional Materials and Ads: Other Studios, undatedAdd to your cart.
From Popular Mechanics Advertising Section.
Folder 7: Travel Itinerary, 1947Add to your cart.
Eddie Alkire travel.
Sub-Series 3: Sheet Music, 1930-1946Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Aloha, Honolulu" - "Folk Song Lullaby", 1930-1941Add to your cart.
Pieces include: "Aloha, Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1938..  "Aloha, Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (different version, 2 copies).  "Aloha Land," composed by Wallie Herzer, lyrics by W. Eager, arr. by Harry Stanley and George A. Bronson, 1933. "Aloha Oe," arr. by Eddie Alkire, 1938.  "America"  composed by Henry Carey, and "Star Spangled Banner" composed by Francis Scott Key, lyrics by John Stafford Smith, 1940.  "Auld Lang Syne," "Long Long Ago" and "Good Night Ladies," 1940 (2 copies).  "Beside a Harbor," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936.  "Big Luau, The," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (instructional version).  "Big Luau, The," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (3 copies).  "By a South Sea Bay," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1938.  "Cielito Lindo," composed by C. Fernandez, lyrics by Eddie Alkire, arr. by Harry Stanley and George A. Bronson, 1933.  "College Song," arr. by Eddie Alkire, 1941 (instructional version).  "Cowboy's Dream, The," and  "Red River Valley," arr. by Eddie Alkire, 1941. "Down In Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (instructional version).  "Down In Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (2 copies).  "Dreams of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (instructional version, 2 different publishings).  "Dreamy Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, trans. by Charles E. Straub, 1935 and 1941.  "Dreamy Lagoon," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (instructional version).  "Dreamy Lagoon," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935. "Farewell to Thee," arr. by Harry Stanley, George Bronson, Fred Taylor and Elbern Alkire, 1930. "Flowers of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936 (2 copies).  "Folk Song Lullaby," 1935 (instructional version).
Folder 2: "Hawaii's Greeting" - "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear", 1934-1940Add to your cart.
Pieces include: "Hawaii's Greetings," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (instructional version).  "Hawaii's Greetings," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935. "Hawaiian Blues," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1939. "My Hilo Home," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937. "Hawaiian Romance," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (3 copies, 2 different publishings). "Hello Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (instructional version). "Hilo March," composed by Will Pele, arr. by Harry Stanley and George A. Bronson, Oahu Publishing Co.,1934 (instructional version). "Hilo March," trans. by Eddie Alkire, 1940. "Hilo - Pride of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935; and "Dreams of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937. "Hilo, Pride of Hawaii," compose by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (instructional issue, 2 copies).  "Home On the Range," and "Bury Me Out On the Prairie," 1940. "Home, Sweet Home," composed by Henry Bishop and John Howard Paine; and "Maryland, My Maryland," folk song, 1940.  "Honolulu Moonlight," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (instructional issue).  "Honolulu Moonlight," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935.. "Honolulu Rag," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1939.  "Honolulu Rhythms," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1934 and 1939. "Honolulu Stomp," arranged by Harry Stanley, 1934. "Hula Melody," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936.  "Idle Moments," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1939. "I'm Reminded of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936. "The Isles Are Calling You," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (3 copies).  "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear," "Silent Night" and Luther's Cradle Hymn," arr. by Eddie Alkire, 1940. (2 copies).
Folder 3: "Kanakas Farewell" - "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua", 1933-1941Add to your cart.
Pieces include: "Kanakas Farewell," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1938 (2 instructional copies). "Ka Pua O Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936. "Keoni Ama Kono Ipo," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1934-1939. "Let's Sing Aloha," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1939 (3 copies). "Lokelani," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (4 copies). "Lonely Shadows," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935  "Lonely Shadows," 1935 and 1938 (3 instructional copies). "Maui Hula," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 and 1941. "May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii," arr/ by Harry Stanley, 1934. "Mokihana Lei," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936 (Instructional copy). "Moonglow," handwritten composition, undated. "Moonlight Waltz," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937. "Music of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1937 (instructional copy). "Music of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1937. "My Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1937 (2 instructional copies). "My Hawaiian Slumber Song," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937. "My Hawaiian Sweetheart," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1939."My Hilo Home," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (2 copies). "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua," composed by Bill Cogswell, Tommy Harrison and Johnny Noble, arr. by Harry Stanley," 1933.
Folder 4: "Native Hula" - "Rhythm of the Surf", 1931-1941Add to your cart.
Pieces include: "Native Hula, " composed by Eddie Alkire, 1936. "Native Waltz," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (2 instructional copies). "New Hawaiian Hula," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1934. "Night Time In Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 and 1940. "Old Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935. "Old Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 and 1939 (2 copies). "Old Oaken Bucket, The," "Blue Bells of Scotland," and "Juanita," 1941. "One Sunny Day," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1939. "Paradise of Love," composed by Mortimer Searles and Eddie Alkire, 1931 (2 copies).  "Rhythm Of the Surf," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (instructional copy). "Rhythm Of the Surf," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (2 copis).
Folder 5: "Somewhere in Honolulu" - "When You Sang Aloha", 1935-1946Add to your cart.
Pieces include: "Somewhere in Honolulu," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1938. "Song To Hawai, A,," composed by J.D. Redding, trans. by Eddie Alkire, 1940. "Songe of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (instructional copy). "Songs of Hawaii," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (2 copies). "South Sea Moon," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (4 instructional copies). "Tropic March," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1935 (2 copies). "Waikiki Hula," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937 (2 instructional copies). "Waikiki March," trans by Eddie Alkire, 1941. "When the Dew Is On the Rose," arr. by Eddie Alkire, 1946 (instructional copy). "When You Sang Aloha," composed by Eddie Alkire, 1937. (3 copies).
Folder 6: Binder With Assorted Titles and Instructional Material, 1930-1946Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Books, 1996-2003Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Hawaiian Steel Guitar, The; ed. by Lorene Ruymar, 1996Add to your cart.
Compiled and edited by Lorene Ruymar. Centerstream Publishing.
Folder 9: Lap Steel Guitar; by Andy Volk, 2003Add to your cart.
Centerstream Publications.

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