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African Americans--Music

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: OCLC FAST

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Russell Atkins collection

 Collection — Box 1-6
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0011
Scope and contents This collection gives a glimpse into Atkins's life and work. The collection spans from 1935 until the late 1979. The bulk of the items date in from 1950 to 1979. The focus of the collection is correspondence related to the Free Lance Press and writings by Atkins. The items written by Atkins contain both typescripts and published materials. Included are anthologies where his works were published and printing paste-ups. Handwritten corrections are on some of these items. Also included are some...

Maud Cuney-Hare papers

 Collection — Box 1-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0041
Scope and contents This is a small but notable collection that sheds light on the interests and achievements of an African American woman of rare musical and literary talent, Maud Cuney Hare. Her collection of songs include melodies and creole music originating from such places as Mexico, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Cuba. The music manuscripts, with beautiful lithographic drawings, date back as far as 1843. Also of interest are the programs to Cuney Hare's music and costume recitals and music talks. In...