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African American Related Sheet Music collection

 Collection
Identifier: ARL249

Content Description

The collection is comprised of sheet mucic written by or about African Americans between 1917 to 1936. Sheet music may include racist depictions, references and tropes of African Americans in both language and illustration.

Dates

  • 1917-1936

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Copyright

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

The collection is comprised of sheet mucic written by or about or African Americans. Items in the collection include racist depictions, references and tropes of African Americans in both language and illustration.

Extent

1 Box (0.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Benjamin A. Kahn, 2008.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

Contact:
2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205