Thielke, Ione Love, 1903-1979
- Ione Love Thielke collection, 1920, 1948-1962
- ca. 5 ft.
- Musician; known as the Musical Poem Recorder of Cascade, Idaho
- Finding aid online
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, collected music and poetry, phonorecords, audiotapes, and photos, chronicling Thielke's work setting poems to music, her live performances and radio broadcasts (mainly in Idaho and the West), and her attempts to break into the national music scene in the early 1950s. Includes ca. 210 phonorecords of various sizes and ca. 30 reel-to-reel audiotapes.Correspondents include poets whose poems she set to music and sponsors of her performances and broadcasts.
Gift of her stepson, Dr. Dexter Barnes, Seattle, Washington, 2009; supplemented by a gift of 9 more records by Cathy Furniss, Blackfoot, Idaho, 2009.