Johns Hopkins University
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This is an artifically assembled collection with sheet music from various origins. Accruals in this collection are selected by the curators of Special Collections or donated by patrons. See component levels for more information about the items in this collection.
Overview Originally a military band founded in 1921 by Conrad Gebelein, The Johns Hopkins University Band is the oldest and longest-running instrumental group on the Homewood campus. The records primarily include sheet music (with the handwriting of Conrad Gebelein) and publicity fliers, advertising the events of the band. The materials span 1960 to 2014.
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.
Overview This is an artificially assembled collection of printed manuscript materials selected by the curators of Special Collections, centered on the musical, theatrical, and public speaking careers of Langston Hughes. Hughes was an American poet, novelist, playwright, columnist, social thinker and activist, and leading figure in New York City's Harlem Renaissance. The collection spans from 1927 to 1999, with the bulk of it dating from 1936 to 1967.