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Johns Hopkins University assorted sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0058
Scope and Contents

This is an artifically assembled collection with sheet music from various origins. Accruals in this collection are selected by the curators of Special Collections or donated by patrons. See component levels for more information about the items in this collection.

Dates: 1770 - 1971

Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0844
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.

Dates: approximately 1870-1950s

Johns Hopkins University collection of Middle East-inspired sheet music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0062
Abstract

This collection includes popular American and British sheet music inspired by the Middle East. The collection dates from 1839-1978, but has a large concentration of music from 1903-1923.

Dates: 1839 - 1978

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Baker collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0725
Abstract

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The materials span from 1926 to circa 1970 and contain photographs, promotional flyers, and ephemeral books.

Dates: 1926-approximately 1970

Johns Hopkins University Langston Hughes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0799
Abstract

This is an artificially assembled collection of printed manuscript materials selected by the curators of Special Collections, centered on the musical, theatrical, and public speaking careers of Langston Hughes. Hughes was an American poet, novelist, playwright, columnist, social thinker and activist, and leading figure in New York City's Harlem Renaissance. The collection spans from 1927 to 1999, with the bulk of it dating from 1936 to 1967.

Dates: 1927-1999; Majority of material found within 1936-1967

Keepers Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-026
Scope and Contents

The Keepers Music Collection contains 416 pieces of 19th century American popular sheet music, grouped by the lithographers of the front covers.

Dates: 1830 - 1890

Lester S. Levy sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-001
Dates: 1780 - 1980

Lester S. Levy sheet music papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0193
Abstract

Lester S. Levy was a music historian and sheet music collector. His music papers contain correspondence, speeches, printed material, and bills related to his collecting activities.

Dates: 1933-1983

Marian Walton Anderson sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0067
Abstract

The collection was amassed by Marian Walton Anderson, a pianist and teacher. It is particularly strong in song compilations, musical magazines, popular songs, and works published in Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1853-1976 and undated.

Mencken sheet music volume

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0564
Scope and Contents

Volume of popular American sheet music owned by H. L. Mencken. Approximately 20 individual compositions.

Dates: circa 1880-1920

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Barry, Gordon 1
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 1
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 1
Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869 1
Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860 1
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 1
Carner, Sam 1
Chapin, Patti, 1903-1990 1
Cheslock, Barry 1
Coleman, Ralf M., 1896-1976 1
Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Dickey, Harry Stanley, 1891-1971 1
Dunham, Katherine 1
Foster, Frances, 1924-1997 1
Frary, Richard, 1947- 1
French, John Calvin, 1875- 1
Gebelein, Conrad, 1884- 1
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 1
Glanville, Maxwell, 1918-1992 1
Glover, Stephen, 1813-1870 1
Gould, Robert 1
Hildebrand, David 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
Holbrooke, Joseph, 1878-1958 1
Holt, Stella 1
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915‏ 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865 1
Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham 1
Johns Hopkins University Bands 1
Johns Hopkins University. Glee Club/Choral Society 1
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 1
Karamu Theatre 1
Keepers, William Lloyd 1
Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851 1
Lidz, Richard 1
Mayfield, Julian, 1928-1984 1
McCaffrey, Henry 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Moore, Thomas 1
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 1
Murray, John, 1778-1843 1
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 1
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981 1
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 1
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 1
Russell, Henry, 1812-1900 1
Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878 1
Seibert, F. (Fred) 1
Shields, Ella 1
Sills, Beverly 1
Sorrentino, Paul 1
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 1
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 1
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 1
Turner, Huntley S. 1
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 1
Wertheim, Stanley 1
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 1
Zara, Louis, 1910-2001 1
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