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Jean Redpath archive

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-4
Scope and Contents Jean Redpath (1937-2014) was considered by many to be the preeminent interpreter and performer of Scottish folk music. Born to musical parents in Edinburgh in 1937, Redpath was exposed to traditional Scottish music from an early age. While attending the University of Edinburgh, she met Hamish Henderson, whose recordings of traditional Scots music helped provide inspiration for Redpath to pursue a musical career. She arrived in San Francisco in 1961 and quickly earned a reputation as a...
Dates: 1906-2015

Marian Bruce Logan collection of Civil Rights activism

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-6
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the personal papers and effects of civil rights activist and cabaret singer Marian Bruce Logan (1920-1993). Marian Bruce was a cabaret singer who performed in clubs in New York City, Paris, and London in the 1940s and 1950s. She later retired from the stage and married Dr. Arthur Logan. With whom she had a son, Warren Arthur “Chip” Logan, who was baptized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After retiring from singing, Marian Bruce Logan began working on several...
Dates: 1945-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

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