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African American Music Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-007
Overview This collection contains sheet music, event programs, magazines, booklets, postcards, photographs, and other material related to African American musicians, composers, arrangers, and musical groups. This collection is mostly comprised of sheet music that falls under the sacred music genre such as gospels and spirituals, but also includes music in the blues genres. Also included in this collection are a few flyers and programs for events featuring African American musicians, booklets and...
Dates: 1871-1990; undated

Jester Hairston Collection

Identifier: SPC-2015-004
Overview Materials created and collected by and about Jester Hairston, and administrative materials related to Hairston's centennial celebration. Materials include manuscripts, music and lyrics, articles, and administrative files.
Dates: 1917-2007

Lillie Hill Jones Sacred Music Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-013
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of music, primarily African American sacred music such as gospel and spirituals, in avariety of formats, including sheet music, anthologies, and books. The collection also contains personal papers detailing Jones' education, choral, and church activities, musical education and instructional materials, and music history.
Dates: 1881-2000; Majority of material found in 1930s-1990s

Marguerite P. Justice Papers

Identifier: SPC-2019-050
Overview The Marguerite P. Justice Papers collection includes, correspondence, photographs, reports, pamphlets, speeches, and other materials regarding the Los Angeles Police Depatment, Los Angeles Police Commission, and varying clubs and organization in the city of Los Angeles.
Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

Albert J. McNeil Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-002
Overview Albert John Joseph McNeil is an American choral conductor, ethnomusicologist, author, and founder of the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. His career has been dedicated to upholding choral music traditions with the presentation of Negro spirituals and concert music by African American composers. He is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of California, Davis, where he was director of choral activities for 22 years and headed the Music Education Program.
Dates: 1920-2012

Shambrey Chorale Collection

Identifier: SPC-2010-002
Abstract This collection includes sheet music, performance notes, performance programs, chorale rosters, photos, a book, journal articles, correspondence documents, and multimedia related to the Shambrey Chorale. Choral works include early traditional sacred church music and hymns from 16th century styles to contemporary styles, compositions from canonical European composers, traditional negro spirituals, gospel, jazz, musical theater, U.S Patriotic, American Folk Songs, Christmas themes, and...
Dates: 1890-2005

Southeast Symphony Association Collection

Identifier: SPC-2021-030
Overview Collection comprises of photographs; scrapbooks; panoramas; performance and concert programs, flyers, leaflets, posters, and newspaper clippings; and papers about the Southeast Symphony Association (SESA) and the SESA Conservatory.
Dates: 1974-2019

Carolee Gardner Trefts Pasadena School Board Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-013
Overview This collection is comprised of various research items compiled by Carolee Gardner Trefts, including her own writings. It mainly documents the history of the Pasadena, California School Board's controversy regarding desegregation and busing effecting the minority students and the internal turmoil within the school board itself between members and school parents. The research also includes a manuscript by Harry Tyler from the 1950s and 1960s, which provides background information for some of the...
Dates: 1963-1979, 1981, 1983, 1999, 2004; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

Don Lee White Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-029
Overview This collection contains the papers, photographs, videos, and musical recordings related to organist, conductor, and musicologist Dr. Don Lee White. The collection documents African-American church music, church history, and the evolution of spiritual music in African-American churches. It also includes several compilations of hymns along with audio and video recordings of church and classical performances.
Dates: 1772-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2010

Virginia L. White Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-054
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of photographs, posters, programs, tour materials, ephemera, and costumes related to Virginia White's tenure as a member of the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. The collection also contains several scrapbooks compiled by fellow Jubilee Singers member Jacquelyn Sebastian.
Dates: 1966-2012

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Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949 1
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Caldwell, Hansonia L. (Hansonia LaVerne), 1944- 1
California State University, Los Angeles. Department of Music 1
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Cleveland, James, Reverend, 1931-1991 1
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Dawson, William L. (William Levi), 1899-1990 1
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Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 1
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 1
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Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church (Los Angeles, CA) 1
Greater Los Angeles Community Action Agency 1
Hall Johnson Choir 1
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Haynes, Roland, 1887-1977 1
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Johnson, Charles B. 1
Johnson, J.C. (Jay Cee), 1896-1981 1
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 1
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Justice, Marguerite P. , 1921-2009 1
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Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 1
Martin, Roberta, 1907-1969 1
Mills, Irving, 1894-1985 1
Morris, Edward, 1896- 1
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-1988 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.) 1
Palange, Louis, 1917-1979 1
Parnther, Anthony 1
Pasadena (Calif.). Board of Education 1
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Patterson, R. 1
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., Reverend, 1908-1972 1
Prairie View A & M University 1
Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973 1
Ringwald, Roy, 1910-1995 1
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 1
Robinson, Inez 1
Rosborough, William 1
Rossiter, Harold 1
Scott, Hazel, 1920-1981 1
Sebastian, Jacquelyn F. 1
Shambrey Chorale 1
Shambrey, Celestine, 1911-2001 1
Sheats, Samuel C. 1
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010 1
Smith, Genese 1
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Smith, Shirlee 1
Southeast Symphony Association, Inc. 1
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University of California, Davis. Department of Music 1
Watts Labor Community Action Committee (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
White, Don Lee, 1926-2010 1
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Williams Jubilee Singers 1
Young Women's Christian Association 1
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