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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

Ketzev a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-410
Abstract

This collection contains recorded music and other records of Ketzev, a Jewish student a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University founded in 1997.

Dates: approximately 2000, 2015-2022

Kranti a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-450
Abstract

This collection constists of records created by Kranti, a South Asian fusion a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 2006, 2015-2022

Ladies musical album

 Item
Identifier: MS-0569
Scope and Contents

Manuscript diary belonging to Pauline Massicott. Contains very few pieces of music, however, there are several poems and letters within the volume.

Dates: circa 1850

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

Mental Notes a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-400
Abstract

This collection consists of records created by the Mental Notes, a student comedy a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University founded in 1994.

Dates: 2002 - 2020

Milton Babbitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0916
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, manuscripts, and other ephemera related to composer and mathemetician Milton Babbitt.

Dates: 1961-1988 and undated

"Notes on Performances at Bayreuth" by John P. Frank

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0707
Abstract

Summarizes musical performances from Summer 1983 at the Bayreuth Festival in Bayreuth, Germany.

Dates: 1983 Summer

Octopodes a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-390
Content Description This collection contains three CDs by the Octopodes, an all-gender a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University. The first CD was produced in approximately 1998 and is titled Late Night Record Shop. The second was produced in approximately 2002 and is titled Octopussy. The third was produced in approximately 2004 and is titled Shot of Blue. Digital copies of each CD are available upon request. The collection also contains a large poster advertisement for the Octopodes Spring 2017 concert, as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1998 - 2004; 1998 - 2020

Ode (to be Sung by the Young Ladies...) broadside

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0533
Abstract

A single broadside dated October 18, 1867. Lyrics of two songs to be sung by the young ladies of the high schools at the laying of the corner-stone of the new city hall in Baltimore.

Dates: 1867 October 18

Patti Chapin sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0061
Abstract

Patti Chapin (later Patti Steincrohn) was a CBS radio singer and pianist from approximately 1934-1943. The collection, approximately 1900-1970, primarily contains annotated and unannotated performance (artist) copies of popular songs, but also includes correspondence, images, song catalogs, unverified original compositions, and various collected popular songs.

Dates: approximately 1900-1970

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Robert Gould sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0681
Abstract

Popular sheet music, 1910-1950.

Dates: 1910-1950

Sam Carner sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0060
Abstract

Sam Carner is a musical theater composer and librettist who collected sheet music along with his father (Frank Carner) and grandfather (Al Rose). The Sam Carner sheet music collection contains 19th and 20th century popular sheet music, musical magazines, and song compilations.

Dates: 1830 - 1978

Saul collection of theater programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0224
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four series, spanning the years from the 1950's through the 1980's. The series are theatrical performances, symphony, opera, and dance. The playbills, programs, and souvenir programs which form the collection reflect the major stage productions of drama, musical comedy, dance, opera, and the symphony for that period. Most of the collection is from American stages but European cities of London, Paris, and Dublin are represented.Over 250 Playbills from New...
Dates: 1951-1989

Schanning family collection of Harry Kennedy sheet music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0063
Abstract

Sheet music composed or published by songwriter William Henry Kennedy, better known as Harry Kennedy.

Dates: 1878 - 1894

Sheet music arrangement of Thomas Moore poem "Calm in His Mother's Eyes"

 Collection — Box: BW-14, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-0876
Abstract

Manuscript sheet music depicting an arrangement of the Thomas Moore poem "Calm in His Mother's Eyes," 1832. The name of the creator cannot be read.

Dates: 1832

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Sirens a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-460
Abstract

This collection constists of records created by the Sirens, a student a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 2002, 2015-2022

Unruly Records albums and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1014
Content Description

This collection contains LP vinyl record albums of Baltimore Club music produced by the Unruly Records record label, a CD of "Anthology: 1991-1995" by Unruly Records, as well as a variety of Unruly Records-branded ephemera.

Dates: 2001 - 2023

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