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Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials

Identifier: MS-0844
Overview 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.

Johns Hopkins University Langston Hughes collection

Identifier: MS-0799
Overview 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.

Keepers Music 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.

Lester S. Levy sheet music collection

Identifier: MS-MUS-001

Lester S. Levy sheet music papers

Identifier: MS-0193
Overview 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.

Mencken sheet music volume

 Item — Box: 1 [31151030070803]
Identifier: MS-0564
Scope and Contents Volume of popular American sheet music owned by H. L. Mencken. Approximately 20 individual compositions.

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

Identifier: MS-0421
Overview 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.

Robert Gould sheet music collection

Identifier: MS-0681
Overview Popular sheet music, 1910-1950.

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

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034443824], Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-0876
Overview 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.

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 1
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Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869 1
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Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889 1
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French, John Calvin, 1875- 1
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 1
Glover, Stephen, 1813-1870 1
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
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Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865 1
Johns Hopkins University. Office of Student Leadership and Involvement 1
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 1
Karamu Theatre 1
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Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851 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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