3 linear ft.
Arranged in alphabetical order by surname of musician.
The collection consists of manuscript music and printed sheet music of noted African-American musicians collected by Maud Cuney-Hare from 1900-1936. Among the composers represented are Eubie Blake, Harry T. Burleigh, S. Coleridge-Taylor, Will Marion Cook, R. Nathaniel Dett, W.C. Handy, Maud Cuney-Hare, J. Rosamond Johnson, and William Grant Still. The collection also contains musical arrangements with lyrics by Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson. Types of music represented in the collection include spirituals, gospel and religious music, blues, folk and minstrel songs, and pieces arranged for banjos.
Related collections in this repository: Countee Cullen-Harold Jackman Memorial Collection.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Cite as: Maud Cuney-Hare Papers. Archives Research Center. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Maud Cuney-Hare (1874-1936), concert pianist, writer, and lecturer, born in Galveston, Texas.
Finding aid available online and in repository.