This collection contains sheet music, event programs, magazines, booklets, postcards, photographs, and other material related
to African American musicians, composers, arrangers, and musical groups. This collection is mostly comprised of sheet music
that falls under the sacred music genre such as gospels and spirituals, but also includes music in the blues genres. Also
included in this collection are a few flyers and programs for events featuring African American musicians, booklets and magazines
regarding African American music, and postcards and photographs of African American musicians and musical groups.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.