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Dates:
1966
Level:
file
Size:
1 Folder (1 sheet: photographic negatives, black and white, 35 mm)
1 Contact sheet (black and white)
Collection ID:
CFCH.DAVIE
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Martin and Morris Music Company
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Martin, Sallie
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 Boxes (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music Company was the o...

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item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 965f., b&w, A history, not of ragtime, but of the "ragtime era", from the 1890s to the death of Scott Joplin in 1917. The film uses period film footage and stills, recreations, narration, and music, a made for television production. NOTE: This may be the only surviving copy; see Terry Waldo: This is Ragtime, 1976, reprinted 198...

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Dates:
1982-05-08
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Song Ministry of Reverend C.A. Tindley: A Musical Tribute (Saturday May 8) Avery Brooks playing Reverend Tindley in biographical dramatic presentation. "We'll Understand It Better By and By", performed by the Howard University Gospel Choral Ensemble. Opening remarks by Bernice Johnson Reagon ...

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Dates:
1982-05-07
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Song Ministry of Reverend Charles Albert Tindley: A Musical Tribute Dramatic biographical presentation by Avery Brooks playing Reverend Tindley. Opening remarks by Bernice Johnson Reagon "What Are They Doing In Heaven Today", performed by Pearl Williams-Jones. "St...

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item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 710f., b&w, a continuation of 491.86-1, A history, not of ragtime, but of the "ragtime era", from the 1890s to the death of Scott Joplin in 1917. The film uses period film footage and stills, recreations, narration, and music, a made for television production. This is a continuation of 491.86-1. NOTE: This may be the only survi...

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1972
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972
Size:
196.8 Linear feet
186 Nitrate negatives
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The Joseph Cornell Study Center collection measures 196.8 linear feet and dates from 1750 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1972. Documenting the artistic career and personal life of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), the collection is primarily made up of two- and three-dimensional source material, the contents of the artists' studio, his record album collection, and his book collection and personal library. The collection also includes diaries and notes, financial and estate papers, exhibition materials, collected artifacts and ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and the papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) and Helen Storms Cornell (1882-1966), the artist's brother and mother.

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Creators:
Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909
Dates:
1843-1990
bulk 1884-1909
Size:
27.74 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kurtchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator, museum director, collector, dealer, and editor Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909), measure 27.74 linear feet and date from 1843-1990 (bulk dates 1884-1909). The bulk of the collection consists of detailed chronological correspondence between Kurtz and his wife and family, friends, colleagues, and business associates that documents many notable exhibitions, galleries, museums, private collections, as well as cities, people, and events of the period. Also found in the collection are Kurtz's diaries, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1804-1986
bulk 1939-1972
Size:
24.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cornjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) measure approximately 24.9 linear feet and date from 1804 to 1986 with the bulk of the material dating from 1939-1972. The collection documents the life, work, interests, and creative activities of the self-taught artist, who was best known for his shadow box constructions, assemblages, and collages. Papers include correspondence, diaries, source material, notes, writings, photographs, printed material, two- and three-dimensional ephemera, art works, and books, as well as a limited amount of legal and financial records, and some miscellaneous personal and family papers. The collection also includes the papers of his sister, Betty Cornell Benton, relating to the handling of Cornell's estate and the personal papers of his brother, Robert Cornell.

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