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African American sheet music, circa 1880-1971
Wyles Mss 146
Collection Overview

Title:

African American sheet music, circa 1880-1971

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

60+ pieces of sheet music, featuring artists and composers such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Stephen C. Foster, W. C. Handy, Isaac Hayes, Lena Horne, Ink Spots, Mahalia Jackson, Mills Brothers, and Jelly Roll Morton. Also caricature pieces, including blackface, 'coon', and minstrel songs; ballads and spirituals.

Date:

1880 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], African American sheet music, Wyles Mss 146. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.3 linear feet

Language:

English

Identifier:

Wyles Mss 146

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.