Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The collection consists of a cardboard sign for the New Light Gospel Music Store and posters advertising live performances of gospel music in the Philadelphia, Pa., area
Indiana University - Archives of African American Music and Culture
This collection contains gospel songbooks, sheet music and song texts collected by Blondell Hill for use with choirs in Richmond, Indiana and Petosky, Michigan. Programs, ephemera and photographs pertain primarily to the Gospel Volunteers Choir and Harbor Springs, Michigan
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note Films of country-western performers, including some Hollywood films and some television programs, such as "Hee Haw" and "Grand Ole Opry" .
Indiana University - Archives of African American Music and Culture
This collection consists of gospel song books and sheet music, song texts, photographs, and other ephemeral material related to Blondell Hill’s participation with choirs in Richmond, Indiana, Petoskey, Michigan, and Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Fuller Theological Seminary - David Allan Hubbard Library
Kenneth S. Bates (1925-2005) was a Southern Baptist pastor and radio broadcaster. The collection consists primarily of audio cassette tapes within the Gospel/Christian tradition, radio program recordings from 1980 to the mid 2000's, a collection of Gospel LP recordings, and a modest number of compact discs. Also in the collection is one box of personal documents
University of California, Los Angeles - Ethnomusicology Archive
GALA was a yearlong archiving and documentation project carried out by the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive and Heritage Music Foundation. Support for the project was provided by a UCLA in LA grant from the UCLA Center for Community Partnerships. GALA began in July 2004 and ended in June 2005. A collection of audiovisual recordings documenting Gospel music in Los Angeles was established at the Archive. The Archive took part in a community-based Gospel festival and increased access to Gospel materials already owned by the Archive. In addition, local Los Angeles churches and their parishioners donated commercial gospel music recordings to the Archive
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note The Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection consists of an album of Gospel music scores collected or composed by Reverend Eugene D. Smallwood andnineteen additional loose scores published by Rev. Smallwood's company. The publication dates range from 1931 to 1945. The scores were performed by Reverend Smallwood's choirs. As a composer/arranger, Rev. Smallwood was often able to "correct" or re-arrange the compositions of others to suit his own style. If he felt the music was in the "wrong key", he transposed it himself. Some compositions were the work of such well known artists as Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey and Theodore Frye, whose portraits appear in the collection. The published music includes some additional illustrations of Gospel musicians, e.g. Rev.Smallwood; Ione B. Bouldin, Gospel singer; Earl Pleasant, Gospel singer; and the Universal Gospel singers. Many of the works are numbered according to the system that Rev. Smallwood used in the album, or dated ... Read More
University of Pittsburgh
The records of the Charles Henry Pace Gospel Music Collection exist in various forms such as printer's plates, negative proofs, and printed music. While the date range of the collection comprises 1927-1958, the bulk of the material dates from 1943-1947. Care was taken to retain the original order of the collection. The collection is divided into four series and is arranged by type. The series are printer's plates, negative proofs, printed music, and miscellaneous. A substantial portion of the collection involves printer's plates. Consisting of 254 plates, this series provides extensive insight into the Old Ship of Zion Music Company and Charles H. Pace Music Publishers' operations. The majority of plates consist of pages of music; however, lithographs are also included. Another significant aspect of the collection concerns negative proofs used for publishing sheet music by the Old Ship of Zion Music Company and Charles H. Pace Music Publishers. This series includes, but is not limited ... Read More