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Send it up a little higher Joe / words & music by Jim Stanford

Title:
Now Joey had the cutest little aeroplane
Let's fly up a little higher Joe, Joe, Joe
Author:
Stanford, Jim composer cmp lyr  Search this
Pfeiffer, E. H ill  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
United States
Date:
1914
C1914
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Couples  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982759

The yanks are at it again / words by Lew Brown ; music by Rubey Cowan

Title:
Read your hist'ry, read your hist'ry, and you'll plainly see how we came to be the home of the brave and the free
Yanks are at it again, again, the Yanks are at it again
Composer:
Cowan, Rubey 1891-1957  Search this
Lyricist:
Brown, Lew  Search this
Illustrator:
Walton, E. E.  Search this
Author:
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Art
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1918
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Patriotic music  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Battleships  Search this
Rifles  Search this
Bayonets  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982648

Wait till you get them up in the air boys / words by Lew Brown ; music by Albert Von Tilzer

Title:
Sometimes you try to love a girl, and she says 'no' to you
Wait till you get them up in the air, boys
Author:
Von Tilzer, Albert cmp  Search this
Walton, E. E ill  Search this
Brown, Lew lyr  Search this
Broadway Music Corp pbl  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (3 p.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1919
C1919
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Man-woman relationships  Search this
Flight  Search this
Fear  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Couples  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982865

Aeroplane duet : Kitty, Donald / lyric by Grant Stewart ; music by Henry Berény

Title:
Little boy blue. Aeroplane duet
Author:
Berény, Henri 1871-1932 cmp  Search this
Stewart, Grant 1866-1929 lyr  Search this
Gainsborough, Thomas 1727-1788 Blue boy  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 vocal score ([8] p.) ; 36 cm
Type:
Vocal scores with piano
Excerpts
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
England
Date:
1911
C1911
1911-1920
1770-1780
1910-1920
Topic:
Vocal duets with orchestra  Search this
Operas  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Boys  Search this
Upper class  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_978474
Additional Online Media:

Yale Boola [sheet music]

Composer:
Hirsch, A. M.  Search this
Publisher:
Loomis, Chas. H.  Search this
Names:
Yale University -- 1900-1910  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1901
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration: a coed with a Yale flag.
Local Numbers:
AC0300-0000738.tif (AC scan no.)
General:
Box 196.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
College students -- 1900-1910  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1900-1910
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 24: Education
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s24-ref565

Silat Gayong Music

Collection Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Cassette SR_014
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Collection Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Carol Laderman Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2012-09-ref257

Motor king : song / words by Jack Drislane ; music by Henry Frantzen

Title:
They talk of things in the line of kings, there's a king that beats them all
For he's the king, to him belongs the crown
Author:
Frantzen, Heinrich 1880-1953 cmp  Search this
Drislane, Jack lyr  Search this
Clement, Maud prf  Search this
Pfeiffer, E. H ill  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Clement, Maud  Search this
Drislane, Jack  Search this
Frantzen, Heinrich 1880-1953  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (7 p.) ; 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
United States
Date:
1910
C1910
1901-1910
1910-1920
Topic:
Songs with piano, Arranged  Search this
Marches (Voice with piano), Arranged  Search this
Dance music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Automobile drivers  Search this
Motorsports  Search this
Racing  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Automobile driving  Search this
Passengers  Search this
Motorcycles  Search this
Motorcyclists  Search this
Motorboats  Search this
Crowns  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982244

On our balloon honeymoon / [lyrics] by Sam. M. Lewis ; [music by] Leo Bennett & Fred. A. Apfelbaum

Title:
Witty Joe and pretty Flo were trying to find some place to go
Let's spend our honeymoon in a big balloon
Author:
Bennett, Leo cmp  Search this
Apfelbaum, Fred. A cmp  Search this
Lewis, Sam M. 1885-1959 lyr  Search this
Mildred, Ruth prf  Search this
Pfeiffer, E. H ill  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Mildred, Ruth  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
United States
Date:
1909
C1909
1901-1910
1900-1910
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Honeymoons  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
Couples  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982719

Northward ho!, or, Baffled, not beaten / words by Commander Cheyne ; music by Odoardi [i.e. Odoardo] Barri

Title:
Baffled not beaten
Northward! oh!!
British ensign folded lies!
Then rally round our flag unfurl'd
Author:
Barri, Odoardo 1844-1920 cmp  Search this
Cheyne, John P. 1826-1902 lyr  Search this
Concanen, Alfred ill  Search this
Stannard & Son ltg  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (7 p.) ; 36 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
England
Arctic regions
Date:
1879
[1879]
To 1901
1870-1880
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
Men  Search this
Mountains  Search this
Coal  Search this
Snow  Search this
Ice floes  Search this
Dogs  Search this
Night  Search this
Stars  Search this
Ships  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Signal flags  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982077

Cyrus Trobbe Music Collection

Collector:
Trobbe, Cyrus (musician)  Search this
Names:
Curran Theater  Search this
Geary Theater  Search this
KFRC (radio station)  Search this
San Francisco Light Opera  Search this
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra  Search this
Extent:
300 Cubic feet (322 record boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Programs
Disc recordings
Card catalog
Sheet music
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
ca. 1900-1982.
Scope and Contents:
Includes: published music scores (1920-1980) collected by Cy Trobbe, scrapbooks documenting his music career (1919-1980), programs from musical presentations in San Francisco (1913-1980), disc recordings of Trobbe's radio broadcasts on KFRC in 1938; and a card catalog assembled by Trobbe of his collection, arranged by type of music.
Arrangement:
Divided into 5 series: (1) Collected music, (2) Scrapbooks, (3) Printed Programs, (4) Disc Recordings, (5) Card Catalog.
Biographical / Historical:
Trobbe was a musician and a leader of musical groups in the San Francisco Bay area for some sixty years. He was born in London and came to the U.S. shortly before 1920. Trobbe found regular work as a violinist and a group leader, assembling musical groups varying in size from small dance orchestras to large theater orchestras. He became a faculty member of what is now San Francisco State University soon after WW II.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Cyrus Trobbe, 1986,September 30.
Restrictions:
Collection stored off site. Call 202-633-3270 to inquire about special arrangements to view collection.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Radio broadcasts  Search this
Sound Recordings and Reproductions  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 20th century  Search this
Theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Programs
Disc recordings
Card catalog
Sheet music
Citation:
Cyrus Trobbe Music Collection, 1913-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0242
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0242

A hymn for aviators / the words by Mary C.D. Hamilton ; the music by C. Hubert H. Parry

Title:
Lord, guard and guide our men who fly
Author:
Parry, C. Hubert H (Charles Hubert Hastings) 1848-1918 cmp  Search this
Hamilton, Mary C. D lyr  Search this
Butt, Clara Dame 1872-1936 prf  Search this
Boosey & Co pbl  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Musical settings
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
England
Date:
1915
C1915
1901-1910
1900-1910
Topic:
Songs with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Prayers  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982685

Jim Pepper Sheet Music Collection

Creator:
Pepper, Jim  Search this
Names:
Fund for the Borough of Brooklyn  Search this
Lee, Gordon, 1953-  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Date:
1983-1984
1990
Summary:
This collection includes a selection of handwritten and original sheet music written by Native jazz musician Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]).
Scope and Contents:
The Jim Pepper sheet music collection contains a selection of music composed and arranged by native American jazz musician Jim Pepper. This includes five out of the six compositions Jim Pepper was commissioned to create by the Fund for the Borough of Brooklyn through a grant awarded by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust. These include jazz song "Reflections of Monk", orchestral arrangements "Remembrance" and "Four Winds" and dance scores "Dance #1" and "Feather Dance" all of which were written in 1990. Also included are handwritten copies two earlier compositions "Lakota Song", written in 1984, and a revised composition of "Witchi-Tai-To" from 1983. Additionally there is an undated orchestral arrangement of "Witchi-Tai-To" written by Pepper and orchestrated by Gordon Lee. Several copies of Pepper's business cards from his time touring Europe are also in this collection.
Arrangement:
The music in this collection is arranged alphabetically by song title.
Biographical note:
Jim Pepper was born in 1941 to an Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek) mother and Kaw father in Salem, Oregon. Early influences from his grandfather Ralph Pepper and his father Gilbert led Jim Pepper to learn traditional Kaw music at a young age. However, being raised in Portland exposed Pepper to the jazz of musicians like Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane leading to a fusion of jazz and traditional Native American music in Pepper's compositions. Pepper started playing saxophone at age 15 and moved to New York City in 1964 and played in the jazz rock group "Free Spirits." Pepper album, "Pepper's Pow-Wow" was produced in 1971 and included his first singing effort "Witchi-Tai-To" a peyote chant his grandfather used to sing. After spending several year in Alaska and San Francisco away from the music business, Pepper returned to New York City in 1982 and toured the United Stated and Europe with several groups including the Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra, The Paul Motian Quintet and the Don Cherry Ensemble. Pepper also served at the Music Director for "Night of the First Americans" a benefit concert at the Kennedy Center that included both Native American performers and celebrity entertainers. in 1990 Pepper was the recipient of the "Mary Flagler Charitable Trust" grant. Under this grant Pepper composed 2 jazz songs, 2 scores for Symphony Orchestra and 2 scores for dance in the idiom of Native American music. Pepper died in 1992 of lymphoma in Portland Oregon. Pepper was posthumously granted the Lifetime Musical Achievement Award by First Americans in the Arts in 1999, and in 2000 he was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame.
Related Materials Note:
Along with the original sheet music sent to the Archive Center, the National Museum of the American Indian received several objects from the Pepper family related to Jim Pepper's music career. These objects include Pepper's saxophone and can be found in NMAI's Modern and Contemporary Arts collection with object numbers 26/6293 through 26/6302. For more information on these objects please contact NMAICollection@si.edu.
Provenance:
The Jim Pepper sheet music collection was donated to NMAI in 2007 by Jim Pepper's mother, Floy Childers Pepper, his sister, Suzie Pepper Henry, and Suzie's son James Pepper Henry.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Arrangement (Music)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jim Pepper Sheet Music Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.062
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-062

Songs for children. No. 8, The dog & the cow / words by Mrs. R.B. Tritton ; music by Mrs. J. Worthington Bliss (Miss Lindsay)

Title:
Dog & the cow
Dog and the cow
Dog came up to a cow one day, and said as he bow'd quite low
Bow wow! Bow wow! Bow wow!
Author:
Lindsay, M. Miss cmp  Search this
Tritton, R. B. Mrs lyr  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 p.) ; 37 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
England
Date:
187u
[187-]
To 1901
1870-1880
Topic:
Children's songs  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Vocal duets with piano  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
Dogs  Search this
Cows  Search this
Moon  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982673

Adelina, the Boola Girl [sheet music]

Composer:
Atwater, Geo. L., Jr.,  Search this
Author:
Lawrence, Chas. H.  Search this
Creator:
Loomis, Chas. H. (publisher?)  Search this
Names:
Yale University -- 1900-1910  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1903
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration: An image of a girl on a river bank at sunset.
Local Numbers:
91-1062 (OPPS Neg.)

AC0300-0000710.tif (AC scan no.)
General:
Unprocessed box 196A, Yale folder.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Public domain; copyright expired. Order from SI neg. 91-1062.
Topic:
College students -- 1900-1910  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1900-1910
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 9: Domestic and Community Life
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s09-ref1429

William Russo Music and Personal Papers

Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Names:
Chicago Jazz Ensemble  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
53 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Music
Audiotapes
Business records
Photographs
Correspondence
Librettos
Awards
Posters
Programs
Scrapbooks
Scores
Lecture notes
Date:
1920s-2002.
Scope and Contents:
Papers and audiovisual materials documenting Russo's career in music. The collection includes Russo's original and published music scores, parts and arrangements; audiovisual materials including recordings of broadcasts of Russo's radio show, performances of Russo's compositions, including performances by Duke Ellington, and film and video recordings of Russo's productions in theater and opera; and personal papers such as correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, publicity files, contracts, etc. Among the most significant items in the collection are experimental jazz arrangements for Stan Kenton in the late 1940s-early 1950s, undated arrangements for Gerry Mulligan, Russo's original arrangement of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert, scores to his first and second symphonies, and scores and libretti to several early rock operas. The photographs include images of persons such as Ellington, Kenton, and Billy Strayhorn, and photographs by jazz photographers Herman Leonard and William Claxton. 2007 addendum includes correspondence, mostly between Russo and his family; eighteen diaries for 1946-1967 (not all years are present) with sparse entries, some in Italian; and additional music manuscripts, parts, scores and libretti.
Arrangement:
Divided into 3 series: Music manuscripts, Audiovisual materials, and Personal and Business Papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Russo (1928-2003) was a renowned American jazz composer, arranger and founder of the Chicago Jazz Ensemble.
Provenance:
Bequeathed to the Smithsonian by William Russo. Papers collected after Russo's death in 2003. The 2007 addendum sent by Russo's sister and daughter were also part of the bequest.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Opera  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Music -- Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Business records -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Librettos
Awards
Posters -- 20th century
Programs
Scrapbooks
Scores
Lecture notes
Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0845
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0845
Additional Online Media:

Martin and Morris Music Company Records

Creator:
Martin and Morris Music Company  Search this
Morris, Necey, Mrs.  Search this
Martin, Sallie  Search this
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-  Search this
Names:
O'Neal Twins, The  Search this
Rasberry (Raymond) Singers  Search this
Singing Caravan, The  Search this
Ward (Clara) Singers, The  Search this
Bowles, Lillian  Search this
Bradford, Alex  Search this
Cleveland, James  Search this
Crouch, Andrae  Search this
Extent:
8.7 Boxes (27 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Sheet music
Advertisements
Photographs
Songbooks
Correspondence
Business records
Date:
circa 1930-1985
Scope and Contents:
Scope and Content Note

The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music Company was the only music house that would publish compositions by others than themselves during the heyday years of Gospel music (ca.1945-1965). From the collection it can be noted also that Gospel music in the United States was a grass roots activity. Insight as to its development and distribution can be gained through study of the firm's records.

Some of the more well known musicians whose compositions were published by Martin and Morris include: William H. Brewster, Dorothy Love Coates, Lucie Campbell, Alex Bradford, Sam Cook, and Raymond Rasberry. In addition to the noted musicians, several lesser-known artists and members of churches and pastorates from around the nation were published by Martin and Morris and their music was distributed throughout the country and around the world.

Included in the collection are printed Gospel sheet music and music song books, photographs, and business records and ephemera that illustrate the company's business operations. The collection is arranged in six series.

Series 1: CORRESPONDENCE, 1941 1980, consists of four document boxes of materials dating from 1941 through 1980. The correspondence relates to arrangement, cost, and publication of songs from other music companies and individual composers and songwriters. Also included in this series is information pertaining to copyright of song titles, settlements of law suits, and other correspondence concerning disagreements between Martin and Morris and songwriters. The correspondence is arranged by year, and thereafter alphabetically by last names within each period.

Series 2: BUSINESS And FINANCIAL RECORDS, 1940 1978, documents the ordering, sales, publication, and distribution processes of the Martin and Morris Music Company, Inc. Consisting of four document and three flat storage boxes, the materials include bank books, order books, ledgers, and journals. Also contained within this series is one document box of materials consisting of agreements and contracts between Martin and Morris and others; copyright and permissions documents; company invoices; corporate income tax returns; financial statements, and business advertising ephemera, such as programs, calendars, catalogs, and receipts. Many of the books ledgers and journals in this series had bits of paper stuck between the pages. They have been filed in "ephemera folders" of the same number as the book. Items are tagged with information indicating original locations.

Series 3: SHEET MUSIC, ca. 1930 1985, consists of nine document boxes and one flat storage box of song sheets in octavo and full size. Dating from the 1940's to the 1980's, the series comprises music published by Martin and Morris (3A), music distributed by Martin and Morris (3B), and works produced and distributed by other publishers (3C and 3D). Materials are arranged by publisher. Under each publisher, materials are arranged alphabetically by title.

There are two boxes of song titles in Subseries 3A: Music Published by Martin and Morris. Some of the more recognizable ones are: Go down Moses, God be with you till we meet again, I couldn't hear nobody pray, I want two wings, I'm Climbin' Up on the rough side of the mountain, Lead me, guide me, No cross, no crown, Stand by me, What do you know about Jesus ( He's alright). Composers and performers include Doris Akers, Rev. James Cleveland, Thomas Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, C. A. Tindley.

Subseries 3B: Publishers Distributed by Martin and Morris is in two parts. The first is arranged by publisher, including the Lion, Savgos, and Savoy companies. The second comprises miscellaneous copyright owners & publishers distributed by Martin and Morris. Many of the titles in this section were arranged by Kenneth Morris. Included in this group, which is arranged by title, are compositions performed by artists such as Alex Bradford, The Mighty Clouds of Joy, AndraÇ Crouche, Rev. J. G. Moore, The O'Neal Twins, The Raymond Rasberry Singers, and Donald Vails. Some illustrations of the above groups are included in this section.

Representative publishers included in Subseries 3C: Other Publishers are: Margaret Aikens, Boosey & Hawkes, Bowles, Lucie Campbell, Theodore Frye, Frazier-Cleveland, Roberta Martin, Sallie Martin, Chas. Pace, Theodore Presser, Raymond Rasberry, and Dorothy Akers. The oversized materials from this series appear in Box 9.

Subseries 3D: Miscellaneous Publishers consists of compositions from publishing companies that have three or less sheet music titles appearing in the Martin and Morris Music Company Records. The compositions are arranged alphabetically by title. Compositions range in date from 1930's to the 1980's and include works written or performed by such greats as the Clara Ward Singers, the Davis Sisters, The Golden Tone Singers, Cleavant Derricks, and Eddie Simmons. There are dozens of titles included in this section. Among them are: He is my all and all, If I can help somebody, and Rock of Ages. Also included in this section are Christmas titles and some pop tunes. The oversized materials from this series appear in Box 9 which consists of folio sized music. Among the composers is Thomas Dorsey. Donald Vails is numbered among the performers. Many of the pieces in folder 2 contain color illustrations. A listing of titles and composers also has been compiled for this folder and is included therein.

Series 4: SONG BOOKS, ca. 1930 1985, consists of 5 document boxes of song books in octavo and full size. Dating from the 1940's to the 1980's, the series comprises music published or distributed by Martin and Morris (4A), and works produced and distributed by other publishers (4B and 4C). Materials are arranged by publisher. When needed, under each publisher, materials are listed alphabetically by title. Composers and performers include Alex Bradford, James Cleveland, The Davis Sisters, Sallie Martin, The Roberta Martin Singers, The Singing Caravans, and The Clara Ward Singers. There are lesson books included in the boxes marked Other Publishers, and the final box of miscellaneous publishers includes lesson books for jazz and blues piano, and guitar. The oversized materials from this series appear in Box 9.

Series 4C: Miscellaneous Publishers, comprises miscellaneous copyright owners and publishers, and is arranged by title. It consists of song books from publishing companies that have three or less titles appearing in the Martin and Morris Music Company Records. The books are arranged in alphabetical order by publisher.

Series 5: ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHS, nd., contains photos that were often submitted for publication on the covers of music or flyers or other advertising materials distributed by the Martin and Morris Music Company. This half document box of materials includes photos of Kenneth Morris, Joe May, the Spirit of Memphis Quartette, the Raymond Rasberry Singers, the Singing Caravan, and Martin & Morris Studios' personnel, among others. Materials are undated, and some remain unidentified.

Series 6: ADVERTISING EPHEMERA, ca. 1935-1979, the final series of the Martin and Morris Music Company Records, also comprises one half document box. It contains ephemera such as newspaper clippings, calendars, publicity materials, and programs. Click here to go to provenance.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into six series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1941-1980

Series 2: Business and Financial Records, 1940-1978

Series 3: Sheet Music, circa 1930-1985

Series 4: Song Books, circa 1930-1985

Series 5: Advertising Photographs, undated

Series 6: Advertising Ephemera, circa 1935-1979
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth Morris (1917-1988) and Sallie Martin (1896-1988) were co-owners of the nation's oldest continuously-running Black Gospel music publishing company. Martin and Morris established the firm in Chicago, Illinois and it remained in operation from 1940 until the 1980's. Martin spent most of her time on the road with her singers advertising the compositions published by the firm. Morris remained in Chicago arranging, composing, and notating music. Along with his wife, Necie, Morris also handled most of the company's paperwork.

Kenneth Morris (8/28/1917-1988), Gospel music publisher, arranger, composer, and innovator, was born in New York. Although he began making music in church as a youngster, he commenced his professional career as a jazz musician. In high school, and later while studying at the Manhattan Conservatory of Music, the ever changing Kenneth Morris Band was often billed at hotels, restaurants, and lounges. He and others of his band traveled to the "Chicago World's Fair" in 1934 to perform dance music for the day and evening concerts. Because of the heavy schedule, Morris became ill, and was forced to leave the band. However, he decided to stay in Chicago, and there met members of the Gospel music community. Among them were Lillian Bowles and Charles Pace. He spent six years with Lillian Bowles Music House, and in 1940, partnered with Sallie Martin to form Martin and Morris Music Company.

Kenneth Morris' partner, Sallie Martin (11/20/1896-6/8/1988) was a noted Gospel musician as well. Born in Pittfield, Georgia, her mother was a traveling musician. After her mother's death (ca. 1912), Martin moved to Atlanta, then to Cleveland, Ohio (1917), and finally settled in Chicago, Illinois (1919). In each of these cities, she sang in church choirs. In 1932, she auditioned for and joined the Pilgrim Baptist Church chorus lead by Thomas Dorsey. And in 1933 she began traveling with Dorsey to help promote his songs. Together they founded the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses. Martin left Dorsey and toured briefly as a soloist. She partnered with Roberta Martin for a short time, then went on to form her own women's group (The Sallie Martin Singers). She continued with the group and in 1940 she joined Kenneth Morris to form Martin and Morris Music Company.

Martin retired from music in 1970 and sold her portion of the business to Morris in 1973. A pioneering Gospel musician, she was widely known through the tours made by the Sallie Martin Singers. Their performance style influenced musicians across the country and around the world. Among her students were Dinah Washington, Jessy Dixon, Delois Barrett Campbell, and Alex Bradford.

The Martin and Morris Music Company (1940-ca. 1988) was a long awaited "dream come true" for Sallie Martin. As a frequent attendee of the First Church of Deliverance, pastored by Reverend Clarence H. Cobb, Ms. Martin often relayed her desire to him. A popular minister known as "the preacher," Cobb hired Kenneth Morris as his choir director. Morris became a pioneering and innovative Gospel musician. He is noted for the introduction of the Hammond organ to the Gospel music sound. Sallie Martin often sang with Kenneth Morris's Choir. And Cobb persuaded Morris to go into business with Sallie Martin. Martin was a great natural talent, but had no formal music training. She needed a partner who could write and arrange music.

Morris bought out Martin in 1973. And about 1978, he acquired the Theodore Frye and the Roberta Martin catalogues. The Bowles and the Beatrice Brown catalogues were also added to the firm's inventory before Mr. Morris's passing. When he died, Martin and Morris Publishing was the only surviving Black Gospel sheet music distribution house in the nation. His widow continued the business for some time after his death. There was little interest in the company by other family members, and requests for materials were dropping off. With little help and lighter profits, in 1993 Necie Morris began packing up and disposing of the company's records. For more information see We'll Understand It Better By and By, Bernice Johnson Reagon, ed., 1992, SI Press. Clickhere to go to scope and content.
Provenance:
The collection's acquisition was facilitated through Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon's long-time research on Gospel music. Among the contacts made in her research was the late Kenneth Morris. Dr. Reagon made it known to Chief Archivist, John Fleckner that the Morris family was clearing out the building which the firm had occupied since the 1940's. Mr. Fleckner made contact with Morris' widow, Mrs. Necie Morris, and selected the collection materials for the Museum during an August, 1993 visit to Chicago. Related objects, a large building sign and a banner advertisement, were acquired by the Division of Cultural History.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact Martin and Morris Music Company Records: Kenneth Morris, Jr., 913 Cordoba, University Park, IL 60466.

For performance rights contact Reginald Morris, 7400 S. Euclid Ave., Chicago, IL 60649 (773) 643-9492, e-mail: 4morreg@att.net

For clearance of Martin and Morris Music compositions on television contact Otubusin and Associates, Kristina Monkel, 77 W. Washington Blvd., #1204, Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 251-1480; e-mail: kristinamonkel@aol.com.
Topic:
Gospel music -- 1930-1990  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera -- 20th century
Sheet music
Advertisements -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Songbooks
Correspondence -- 20th century
Business records -- 20th century
Citation:
Martin and Morris Music Company Records, ca. 1930-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0492
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0492
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Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection

Composer:
Frye, Theodore M. (singer)  Search this
Dorsey, Thomas A. (choral director)  Search this
Collector:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Creator:
Smallwood, Eugene D., Rev., -2005 (composer, music director)  Search this
Names:
Universal Gospel Singers  Search this
Bouldin, Ione B. (singer)  Search this
Martin, Sallie (singer)  Search this
Pleasant, Earl (singer)  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Place:
Oklahoma
Tulsa (Oklahoma)
Date:
1931-1945
Scope and Contents:
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 according to his use of the arrangements.

Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, a staff member in the Division of Community Life, National Museum of American History, was instrumental in the acquisition of the collection. According to Dr. Reagon, the collection is unique because of Rev. Smallwood's use of an album of music which he kept intact. Although the music has been removed from the original album cover for the preservation purposes, this album is a written record of the performance of Gospel music by Reverend Smallwood and his choirs. The collection should prove to be of interest to anyone studying Gospel music and its creators.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Scrapbook album, 1931-1942

Series 2: Sheet music, 1939-1945
Biographical / Historical:
Reverend Eugene D. Smallwood is a Gospel musician and choir leader who owned his own music publishing company. Some of the more famous Gospel musicians with whom he worked were Mahalia Jackson and the Roberta Martin Singers.
Related/Analytical Title:
Jesus Lives In Me,[song]

I'm Just A Sinner Saved by Grace,[song]

Heaven's Radio,[song]

Lead Me To Calvary,[song]

No Disappointment In Heaven,[song]

The Little Wooden Church on the Hill,[song]
Provenance:
The Smallwood collection was acquired through Dr. Bernice Reagon. While doing research on Gospel music with the support of a MacArthur Foundation grant, from 1991 to 1992, she made several contacts with the originators of the Black Gospel music movement in the Americas. Dr. Smallwood was one of those contacts.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Use of this collection for performance purposes requires notification of Smallwood's daughter. Contact the Archives Center staff for more information.
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Choral music  Search this
Church music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music
Citation:
Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection, 1931-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0456
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Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0456

Aerial flight : galop brillante / Edgar Dupont

Title:
Galop brillante
Author:
Dupont, Edgar cmp  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 p. of music ; 36 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Art
Landscapes (Representations)
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Roman
Date:
1871
C1871
To 1901
1870-1880
Topic:
Piano music  Search this
Galops  Search this
Popular instrumental music  Search this
Flight  Search this
Aurora (Roman deity)  Search this
Goddesses  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_978470
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Up and doing : march two step / by Marion Arlington

Author:
Arlington, Marion cmp  Search this
De Takacs, André C ill  Search this
M. Witmark & Sons pbl  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (6, [1] p.) ; 36 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
United States
Date:
1912
C1912
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Marches (Piano)  Search this
Dance music  Search this
Popular instrumental music  Search this
Monoplanes  Search this
Birds  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982848

Ev'rybody ought to know how to do the tickle toe : new society dance from the musical play Going up / Louis A. Hirsch

Title:
Everybody ought to know how to do the tickle toe
Tickle toe
Author:
Hirsch, Louis A (Louis Achille) 1881-1924 cmp  Search this
Newberger, Adolph chr  Search this
Harbach, Otto 1873-1963 lyr lbt  Search this
Butt, Alfred 1878-1962 pmn  Search this
Montgomery, James 1882-1966 lbt  Search this
Gaiety Theatre (London, England) evp  Search this
M. Witmark & Sons pbl  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. of music ; 36 cm
Type:
Piano scores
Excerpts
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Advertisements
Place:
England
Date:
1918
[1918]
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Songs with orchestra  Search this
Popular instrumental music  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Foxtrots  Search this
Foxtrot (Dance)  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Women  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_989230

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