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African American Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-007
Abstract 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; Majority of material found within 1890-1945

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

 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

Lillie Hill Jones Sacred Music Collection

 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 within 1930-1999

Albert J. McNeil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-002
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1900-029
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-054
Abstract

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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Hairston, Jester, 1901-2000 3
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Caldwell, Hansonia L. (Hansonia LaVerne), 1944- 2
National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.) 2