The collection consists of sheet music by African-American writers or published by African-American publishers, as well as
music with African-American themes. All were published between 1851 and 1974.
10.5 Linear Feet
(648 pieces; 7 flat boxes)
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not
an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission
or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.