Beth Hoven Rotto collection

Scope and Contents

The Beth Hoven Rotto Collection is stored in 2 document boxes and 1 box of audiovisual recordings. It is divided into five series covering articles, flyers and programs, correspondence, the New Ole Hendrick Orchestra papers and sound recordings.

Series I contains articles from newspapers and journals related to Beth Hoven Rotto's musical career and the history of Scandinavian-American music in the Upper Midwest.

Series II contains flyers and programs for live concerts featuring performances by Beth Hoven Rotto, and by musical groups including Foot-Notes and the New Ole Hendrick Orchestra.

Series III contains correspondence.

Series IV contains papers associated with the New Ole Hendrick Orchestra project, and a tunebook created by Ole Hendrick in the 1880s.

Series V contains a variety of CDs and audiocassettes, including albums released by Foot-Notes, interviews, and live recordings of Beth Hoven Rotto and other folk musicians.