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Creators:
Pepper, Jim
Dates:
1983-1984
1990
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.062
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection includes a selection of handwritten and original sheet music written by Native jazz musician Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]).

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Creators:
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967
Guernsey's New York, New York.
Dates:
1964
Size:
1 Items (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0903
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The original manuscript for Coltrane's composition, "A Love Supreme."

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Creators:
Monk, Thelonious
Dates:
1951.
Size:
1 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0914
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The tenor saxophone part for "4 in 1".

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Creators:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
Richardson, Deborra,
Dates:
circa 1822-1994
Size:
6.55 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0653
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the customs and culture of black gospel song and its performance in 19th- and 20th-century America. Dr. Reagon collected photographs, sheet music, and other primary and secondary sources chronicling the development and legacy of this medium, from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, from blues to Gospel to classical to jazz. Among the subjects included in this collection are trailblazers such as Charles Tindley, Thomas A. Dorsey, Rosetta Tharpe, Duke Ellington, and Nathaniel Dett. Noted performers are the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the Harmonizing Four, the Hampton University Choir, and the Chick Webb Orchestra.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1828-1980
Size:
79 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S03
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The African-American series contains circa 7,800 pieces of sheet music and folios dating from the 1820s to the 1980s; most of the material dates from after 1890. Many of the pieces were composed or performed by Afro-American musicians; other pieces were created by white musicians using black musical styles (for example Joseph Lamb's classic ragtime...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1847-1982
Size:
6 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S15
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 15, Holidays and Celebrations contains approximately 500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards holidays, celebrations, and travel in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1844-1968
undated
Size:
10 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S20
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 20, Newspapers contains approximately X pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the business of and popular attitudes towards newspapers in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1831-1984, undated
Size:
40 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S12
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 12: Plants and Animals contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards plants and animals in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1790-1980s
Size:
260 cubic feet (approximately 1244 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily published sheet music, plus some related ephemera. Originally included 781 boxes of American sheet music and assorted clippings, articles, photographs, etc.; also 93 boxes of 33-1/3 RPM phonograph records, 30 boxes of 45 RPM records, and 20 boxes of 78 RPM records

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Creators:
Acuff, Roy
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998
Louey, Gilbert
Ritter, Tex
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Dates:
1920s-1970s.
Size:
48 reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0832
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films of country-western performers, including some Hollywood films and some television programs, such as "Hee Haw" and "Grand Ole Opry" .

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