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African-American related sheet music, and sheet music written by African-Americans, 1851-1974 M1433
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  • Title: African-American related sheet music and sheet music written by African-Americans
    Identifier/Call Number: M1433
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 10.5 Linear feet (648 pieces; 7 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1851-1974
    Abstract: The collection consists of sheet music written by African-American writers and sheet music published by African-American publishers between 1851 and 1974.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was purchased by Stanford University, Special Collections in 2004.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The collection consists of sheet music written by African-American writers and sheet music published by African-American publishers between 1851 and 1974.

    Scope and Contents note

    The collection is arranged in two series: Series I. Sheet music written by African-Americans and Series II. Sheet music about African-American themes. Within each series, the material is arranged alphabetically by title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    African Americans in popular culture--Songs and music.
    African Americans--Music
    African Americans--Social life and customs.
    Gospel music--United States.
    Lithographs.
    Music--African-American
    Piano music.
    Popular music.
    Ragtime music.
    Sheet music.
    Songs with piano.