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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 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

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

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

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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
Carbonell, John 1
Carner, Sam 1
Chapin, Patti, 1903-1990 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
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
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 1
Karamu Theatre 1
Keepers, William Lloyd 1
Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851 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
Sills, Beverly 1
Sorrentino, Paul 1
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 1
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 1
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 1
The Glee Club/Choral Society, The Johns Hopkins University. 1
Thomas, Dorothy 1
Thomas, John Charles, 1891-1960 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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