Imogene Coca Papers
The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.
Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Two transcriptions by Strayhorn and Ellington works by Roberta Mandel, David Berger and G. Schirmer.
Archives Center American Music Collection
An artificial collection of music memorabilia and printed ephemera. Examples of contents include concert programs and advertising. New material, much of it from the second half of the twentieth century, will be added regularly to this collection. This collection has been integrated into the Archives Center Business Americana Collection (NMAH.AC …
Lonesome Pine Specials
Van Kleek, Richard
Collection consists of study videocassettes of the Lonesome Pine Specials, a television series that documents American music traditions and performers.
MS 3258 Choctaw music
Material includes Manuscript "Choctaw Music," 144 typed pages, 14 photographic illustrations, and transcriptions of 65 songs and one flute melody.
Federal Music Project records
Official records containing project proposals; applications; final reports; and correspondence concerning the Pan-American Union.
Everhart Brothers Records
Everhart Brothers Music Store.
Records of the Everhart Brothers Music Store, including letters; business records such as invoices and receipts; insurance documents; and printed material including product catalogs, instruction manuals, and material relating to the patent process.
Bernice Johnson Reagon Collection of African American Sacred Music
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
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.
MS 3370 Transcriptions of Teton Dakota Music published in "Teton Sioux Music," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 61, Washington, D.C., 1918
Includes approximately 55 pages "corrected copy" of transcriptions and approximately 100 pages of transcriptions which are not arranged in numerical sequence.
MS 7556 Bibliography of American Indian Music
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Consists of cards with bibliographic data, Library of Congress call slips, notes, and a brief bibliograph on a Bureau of American Ethnoloyg letterhead. Most of the notes are in either the handwriting of Hodge or that of Leary and the LC call slips and a few notes have Leary's name …