The collection is comprised of music, primarily African American sacred music such as gospel and spirituals, in avariety of
formats, including sheet music, anthologies, and books. The collection also contains personal papers detailing Jones' education,
choral, and church activities, musical education and instructional materials, and music history.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collection 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.