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Jester Hairston Collection

Identifier: SPC-2015-004

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

Deloris L. Holt Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-015
Abstract The Deloris L. Holt Collection contains documents from the life and career of Deloris L. Holt, an educator, author, and activist who dedicated her career to sharing the history and achievements of Black Americans with the world. She was the founder of Kinderpress and published books and teaching resources with an emphasis on Black History and Early Childhood Education. This collection includes documents relating to her many publications, including original manuscripts, as well as extensive...
Dates: 1970-2022; undated

Marguerite P. Justice Papers

Identifier: SPC-2019-050

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

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 Records

Identifier: SPC-2021-030

The Southeast Symphony Association (SESA) Records (1967-2019) comprises of record books; photo albums; panoramas; organizational records; concert programs, flyers, and posters; magazines; and newspaper clippings concerning SESA, the SESA Conservatory, the Symphonettes Guild, and the Southeast Symphony Orchestra.

Dates: 1967-2019

Carolee Gardner Trefts Pasadena School Board Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-013
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1963-1979, 1981, 1983, 1999, 2004; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

Don Lee White Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-029

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

The Virginia L. White collection (1957-2016) contains primarily tour materials consisting of photographs, posters, programs, ephemera, scrapbooks, and costumes that once belonged to former, long-time Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers (AMJS) members Virginia L. White and Jacquelyn F. Sebastian.

Dates: 1957-2016; Majority of material found within 1968-1979

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