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African American women composers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Florence Beatrice Smith Price Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 988
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence of Price and of her daughter, Florence Price Robinson, diary fragments, programs, photographs and microfilm. In addition there are the research files of Mary Dengler Hudgins on Price. The papers also include musical scores. These are arranged according to keyboard, voice, string, and symphonic works.
Dates: 1906-1975

Florence Beatrice Smith Price Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 988a
Scope and Content Note Materials pertain to both personal and professional aspects of Florence Price's life. Personal materials include correspondence and event announcements. Music programs include concerts sponsored by the Musicians Club of Women which featured Price's composition, Four Negro Songs in Counterpoint and the National Association of Negro Musicians' "Honor Night Program" which introduced Price's Concerto in One Movement. The...
Dates: 1904-1957; Majority of material found within 1905-1953

Florence Beatrice Smith Price Papers Second Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 988b
Scope and Content Note Materials pertain to both the personal and professional aspects of Florence Price's life. Materials include correspondence, event announcements, music programs, and a wide array of musical compositions. The papers also include remnants of an early literary manuscript wriiten by Price.
Dates: circa 1904-1957

William Grant Still and Verna Arvey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1125
Scope and Content Note The careers of William Grant Still and Verna Arvey were far-reaching as they related to not only the emerging status of African-Americans in classical music, but also as they related to United States social history, race relations and politics. The William Grant Still and Verna Arvey collection contains materials that span the 20th century, and it serves as a rare testament to a period of time in which little documentation exists for African-Americans in American history. The papers...
Dates: 1880-1991