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Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society website as it existed on November 29, 2014. The Society, a program of the National Museum of American History, brings the museum's musical instrument collection to life through exhibitions, concerts, tours, broadcasts, recordings, and educational programs. The website provides ...

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Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-365
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society website as it existed on April 6, 2016. The Society, a program of the National Museum of American History, brings the museum's musical instrument collection to life through exhibitions, concerts, tours, broadcasts, recordings, and educational programs. The website provides inform...

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Dates:
2017-2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-211
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian Music" website as it existed on July 20, 2018. The website brings together resources from across the Smithsonian Institution to provide unique musical opportunities and increase access to the nation's collections. The website also includes a blog, "Smithsonian Music Notations," which launched in ...

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Dates:
1867-1952
Size:
8 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S34
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 34 contains sheet music and other materials documenting the State of Indiana. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
McAllester, David P. (David Park), 1916-2006
Dates:
recorded 1952, 1954
Size:
249 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7056
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes some songs in Tsimshian, Haida (?), and Ahtena, Tutchone, and other northern Athapaskan languages.

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Dates:
circa 1899-1952
Size:
1.66 Linear feet (24 sheet music, 1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A toast to W.C. Handy; on the Occasionof his 79th Birthday dinner Waldorf Astoria hotel, N.Y.C. -- The Blues I've got poet -- Harlem Lullaby -- Ole Manny's Lullaby Songs; with an instrumental medley -- He's up against the real thing now -- Everytime I pick a sweetie; with Ukulele arrangement -- You're in the right Church but the wrong pew; The grea...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History
Dates:
circa 1954-1994
Size:
64.08 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes) (26 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 485
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Tower Concert series, exhibitions at the Hall of Musical Instruments, staff research and publications, organ building, acquisition of musical instruments, and funding for seminars and musical performance recordings. Also included are inquiries ...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1817-1982
Size:
19 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S05
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 5: Politics and Political Movements contains circa 1,565 pieces of sheet music and song folios documenting the political history of 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:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989
Dates:
1905 - 1987
Size:
3 Cubic feet (6 boxes and 10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Irving Berlin was a 20th century American composer and songwriter. This collection has sheet music for over 200 songs composed by Irving Berlin, as well as a sheet music by other composers. In addition to sheet music, there is correspondence, awards, photographs, and posters pertaining to Irving Berlin.

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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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