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Barbara G. Jackson Research Materials

Identifier: MC 771

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

Materials include a research file pertaining to Arkansas African-American composers William Grant Still, Florence Price, and Scott Joplin. In addition, the collection contains materials and newspaper clippings concerning music related events and groups at the University of Arkansas.


  • 1945-2019


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Barbara G. Jackson received a B.M. from the University of Illinois, a M.M. from Eastman School of Music, and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She taught in the Los Angeles public schools and Arkansas Tech University (Russellville) before becoming a member of the music faculty of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She received the the University's Fulbright College Master Teacher Award in 1988.

In 1984, she established ClarNan Editions, a music-publishing company in Fayetteville, which specializes in women composers, a topic that Jackson has written on extensively.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Acquisition Information

The Barbara G. Jackson Research Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department on March 18, 1988, by Dr. Barbara G. Jackson. Additional materials (Folders 9-10) were donated by Dr. Jackson on May 12, 2021.

Processing Information

Processed by Jared Bludworth; completed in April 2010. Updated by Katrina Windon in June 2021 to incorporate an additional donation of materials (Folders 9-10).



Barbara G. Jackson Research Materials
Jared Bludworth
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States