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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

African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians (ADSMM) Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-003
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of sheet music, choral scores, full and partial scores, manuscript music, music books, and compilations. The music falls primarily into the sacred music genre, including gospels, spirituals, and classical pieces; but also includes a significant amount of secular music, ranging from jazz to popular music to Broadway musicals and operas.
Dates: Copyright: 1811-2010

Hansonia Caldwell Collection

Identifier: DH-2016-001
Overview Dr. Hansonia Caldwell is professor emeritus of music at California State University Dominguez Hills, with academic specialties in music, African-American music history, piano, choral conducting and humanities. She was a faculty member at CSUDH for more than 40 years and founded the CSUDH Jubilee Choir and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians program.
Dates: 1880-2016

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

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

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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California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections 7
University Archives 1
Caldwell, Hansonia L. (Hansonia LaVerne), 1944- 3
Hairston, Jester, 1901-2000 3
McNeil, Albert, 1920- 3
Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers 2
Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, N.Y.) 1
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American Chorale Directors Association 1
Ball, Ernest R. (Ernest Roland), 1878-1927 1
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- 1
Bigard, Barney, 1906-1980 1
Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983 1
Burgie, Irving, 1924-2019 1
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949 1
Cain, Noble, 1896-1977 1
California State University, Dominguez Hills. Department of Music 1
California State University, Dominguez Hills. Jubilee Choir 1
California State University, Los Angeles. Department of Music 1
Cleveland, James, Reverend, 1931-1991 1
Davis, Virginia 1
Dawson, William L. (William Levi), 1899-1990 1
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 1
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 1
George, Robert T. , Reverend 1
Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church (Los Angeles, CA) 1
Hall Johnson Choir 1
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 1
Hatcher, Clarence E. 1
Haynes, Roland, 1887-1977 1
Isaac, E.W.D., Reverend 1
Jakeway, Wade B. 1
Johnson, J.C. (Jay Cee), 1896-1981 1
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 1
Jubilee Singers (Fisk University) 1
Martin, Roberta, 1907-1969 1
Mills, Irving, 1894-1985 1
Morris, Edward, 1896- 1
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-1988 1
National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.) 1
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
Rosborough, William 1
Rossiter, Harold 1
Scott, Hazel, 1920-1981 1
Sebastian, Jacquelyn F. 1
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010 1
Smith, Genese 1
University of California, Davis. Department of Music 1
White, Don Lee, 1926-2010 1
White, Virginia L. 1
Williams Jubilee Singers 1
dlw (Don Lee White) Community Chorale 1
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