Places to see and to read about Fairbanks banjos

Bollman, Jim, Dick Kimmel and Doug Unger.  "A History of Vega/Fairbanks Banjos."
        Pickin' Vol. 5, No. 5 (June 1978): 26 - 38.

Bollman, Jim. "Serial Number Dating Chart".
        Pickin' Vol. 5, No. 5 (June 1978): 40 - 48.

Gura, Phillip F. & Bollman, James F.  America's Instrument - The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century.
        Chapel Hill, NC:  The University of North Carolina Press, 1999

Kaufman, Elias.  "A History of the Fairbanks and Vega Banjo Companies".
        5-Stringer No. 123 (Fall 1976) and serialized in succeeding issues through 1979.
        [Note: 5-Stringer is the publication of The American Banjo Fraternity.  Back copies
                         of many of the issues are available to members.]

        Tokyo, Japan:  Kodansha International Ltd., 1984

Tsumura, Akira.  1001 Banjos
        Tokyo, Japan:  Kodansha International Ltd., 1994

Webb, Robert Lloyd, ed.  Ring the Banjar!:  The Banjo in America from Folklore to Factory.
        Cambridge, MA:  MIT Museum, 1984

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Thanks to Hal Allert for helpful suggestions.