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The Liberator, Vol. XXVII, No. 25

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 24 13/16 × 18 3/8 in. (63 × 46.7 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 19, 1857
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.14
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf260cd7-c506-48f7-9d4e-8afb139714fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.14
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The Liberator, Vol. XV, No. 20

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 24 13/16 × 17 7/8 in. (63 × 45.4 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 16, 1845
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5478c29d2-797b-44fc-8d8b-9d99fef34192
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.6
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Mohammedans performing the sword dance in the festival of Mahorem, Jaipur. [Active no. 14027 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
INDIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
India -- 1890-1920
Jaipur (India)
Local Numbers:
RSN 4516
General:
Similar to RSN 7339. Associated number 238-C. Currently stored in box 1.1.25A [36].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Streets -- India  Search this
Islam -- India.  Search this
Music -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- India.  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Dances  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Mahorem Festival  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 4494-4592
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref4484

The music of Yoruba gods

Author:
Euba, Akin 1935-2020  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Music
Date:
2001
Topic:
Orishas  Search this
Religious aspects  Search this
Yoruba drummers  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 C47 2001X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_753376

Wade in the Water Radio Series Collection

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
National Public Radio  Search this
National Public Radio  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Extent:
27 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Audiotapes
Date:
1994
Scope and Contents:
Original performance and interview audio recordings, audio outtake materials, program masters, and finished program tapes from the Smithsonian Institution/National Public Radio series WADE IN THE WATER. Collection documents the influence of religion on various African American sacred and secular music styles, including gospel, spirituals, classical, popular, and jazz.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Made at the national Museum of American History, 1992.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use of reference audio cassettes only.
Rights:
Reproduction fees for commercial use. Copyright restrictions. Contact repository for information.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Radio programs, Musical  Search this
African Americans -- Music  Search this
Music -- Religious aspects  Search this
Church music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Audiotapes
Citation:
Wade in the Water Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0516
See more items in:
Wade in the Water Radio Series Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0516

Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes

Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
39 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1822-1986
Summary:
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age.

Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music, much of which is traditional Christian music, but also documents popular attitudes towards religion in the United States.

An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
Scope and Contents note:
Series 10, Sacred Music and Religious Themes, 1822-1986, undated, contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music, much of which is traditional Christian music, but also documents popular attitudes towards religion in the United States. Note that the Christmas and Easter subseries include their secular aspects. The materials are arranged by subject. The dates always refer to copyright of the music and not to the subject on the cover, songwriter's life, or other events. In addition, there is one box of ephemera arranged in the same subseries order as the music listing, which is described following the container list. A large part consists of Christmas items, both secular and religious.

Subseries 1, Adam, Eve, and Eden, 1882-1971. This couple and their first home are of endless fascination, with the religious aspect not being the main subject. There are sixteen Broadway shows and revues represented in this subseries.

Subseries 2, Angels, 1849-1961, undated. Almost all the sheets have "angel" in the title; the few that do not have angels depicted on the cover. More "angel" titles are also in subseries 8, Devil and Satan. Songs referring to girlfriends or mothers as angels can be found in Series 9:6, Domestic and Community Life.

Subseries 3, Bells and Chimes, 1848-1956, undated. All titles contain either "bells" or "chimes" which toll from cathedrals, convents, missions, and temples, and at various times of day. "Chime" titles are also in Series 14, Calendar, Time and Weather, subseries 5, Clocks and Time.

Subseries 4, Biblical Characters and Stories, 1876-1986, undated. Noah and Salome account for the largest portion. Others include Hagar, Hezekiah, Joshua, and Shadrach.

Subseries 5, Cathedral, Chapel, and Church, 1866-1966, undated. All titles contain one of these three words. Most of the songs are quite nostalgic, and many refer to the "little" church. Images of these buildings are on covers throughout the series, particularly in subseries 3, Bells and Chimes. Also see Series 14, Calendar, Time and Weather, subseries 4, Days of the Week/Sunday.

Subseries 6, Choir, 1880-1937. These songs are about choirs, and all titles contain the word "Choir." Three publications dedicated to choirs are included. Choral arrangements are integrated throughout the series and have their own folders in subseries 21.

Subseries 7, Christmas, 1828-1984, undated. This music accounts for twenty-eight percent of the entire series. Much of it has to do with the non-religious side of Christmas, such as the tree, family, Santa Claus, and toys.

Subseries 8, Devil and Satan, 1865-1979, undated. Over half the titles contain the word "devil" and are in Folder A. Other songs refer to demon, Satan, and hell, or have devilish covers. Also included are operas and professional copy scores.

Subseries 9, Easter, 1872-1975, undated. Most of this subseries is concerned with the religious context, but note the separate folder for Bunnies, Rabbits, and Eggs.

Subseries 10, Evolution, 1925-1963. This is a small grouping, with half of the titles including "monkey." Other monkey titles are in Series 12, Plants and Animals, subseries 3, Animals, Folders DD-GG.

Subseries 11, Heaven, 1866-1975, undated. Songs referring to "heaven" in a romantic context are in Series 9.6.

Subseries 12, Inspirational Singers, 1868-1977. Fanny Cosby and Stuart Hamblen have one folder each. Hamblen's secular music is in the Country, Western, and Folk Music Series. Note that the dates refer to the copyright of the music and not the lives of the singers.

Subseries 13, Madonna, The Virgin Mary, 1855-1953, undated. This small section all has to do with the Madonna, in various names. Note that the well-known "Ave Maria" is in subseries 21, Multiple Editions.

Subseries 14, Miracles, 1929-1959. These nine songs all have to do with specific places and/or events considered holy. Also see subseries 3, Bells and Chimes for specific churches or missions.

Subseries 15, Mormons, 1895-1933, undated. These few songs concentrate on polygamy and include one "coon" song.

Subseries 16, Paradise, 1900-1925, undated. There are just three titles in this subseries, one of which, "Dream of Paradise," has multiple editions Also see Series 9.6 for the romantic view of paradise.

Subseries 17, Pilgrim, 1868-1938, undated. This small folder contains five titles, one of which, "I'm a Pilgrim," has multiple editions.

Subseries 18, The Psalms, 1884-1980, undated. There are twelve different psalms represented, with Psalm XXIII having the most.

Subseries 19, Quakers, 1899-1940, undated. Most sheets have "Quaker" in the title. Two covers have girls dressed as Quakers, and one cover is of the Armstrong Quaker Orchestra.

Subseries 20, The Rosary, 1897-1953. In addition to several "Rosary" titles, there are nine composers of "My Rosary" (also, "The Rosary"), with words by Robert Cameron Rogers.

Subseries 21, General Religious Songs, 1822-1982, undated. Almost one half of the series is in this section. If you do not find a specific title in Folders A-BB, look under Buds and Blossoms editions in Folder CC, the multiple editions of twenty-eight individual titles in Folders DD-WW, or the choral arrangements in Folders CCC-EEE. Folios are in Folders XX-BBB.

Ephemera, 1899-1986, is in Ephemera Box 28. Christmas items account for about one half. The religious items include church programs, printed prayers, and newspaper articles.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 22 subseries.

10.1: Adam, Eve, and Eden

10.2: Angels

10.3: Bells and Chimes

10.4: Biblical Characters and Stories

10.5: Cathedral, Chapel, Church

10.6: Choir

10.7: Christmas

10.8: Devil and Satan

10.9: Easter

10.10: Evolution

10.11: Heaven

10.12: Inspirational Singers

10.13: Madonna, The Virgin Mary

10.14: Miracles

10.15: Mormons

10.16: Paradise

10.17: Pilgrim

10.18: Psalms

10.19: Quakers

10.20: Rosary

10.21: General Religious Songs

10.22: Ephemera
Materials in Other Organizations:
Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

This collection contains duplicates of materials in the Smithsonian collection, as well as materials acquired by Mr. DeVincent after the donation to the Smithsonian. The phonograph records described above were transferred to the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Donald J. Stubblebine Collection of Musical Theater and Motion Picture Sheet Music and Reference Material, 1843-2010 (AC1211)
Forms Part Of:
Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes forms part of the Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music .

An ongoing, updated list of DeVincent topical series is available via the Smithsonian finding aid portal.
Provenance:
This collection was purchased by the Smithsonian Institution in 1988 from Sam and Nancy Lee DeVincent.
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.
Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0300.S10
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s10
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Adam, Eve, and Eden

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1882-1971
Scope and Contents note:
This couple and their first home are of endless fascination, with the religious aspect not being the main subject. There are sixteen Broadway shows and revues represented in this subseries.
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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0300.S10, Subseries 10.1
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s10-ref14

The Oxford handbook of religion and race in American history / edited by Kathryn Gin Lum and Paul Harvey

Editor:
Gin Lum, Kathryn  Search this
Harvey, Paul 1961-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 624 pages ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Minorities--Religious life--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religious aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109978

Woodcarving of the Limba of Sierra Leone

Author:
Hart, William  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1989
Topic:
Wood-carving, Limba  Search this
Limba musical instruments  Search this
Twins--Religious aspects  Search this
Sculpture, Limba  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513354

The holy profane : religion in Black popular music / Teresa L. Reed

Author:
Reed, Teresa L. 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
African Americans--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Popular music--History and criticism  Search this
Music--Religious aspects--Christianity  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800011

The influence of Yorùbá command language on prayer, music and worship in African Christianity / Oyèrónké Ọlájubù

Author:
Olajubu, Oyeronke 1965-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2001
Topic:
Yoruba language--Religious aspects  Search this
Yoruba prayers  Search this
Divine commands (Ethics)  Search this
Call number:
PL8000.A1 A253
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110329

Melemchi Village, Nepal 1986

Filmmaker, anthropologist:
Bishop, John and Naomi  Search this
Ethnographer:
Bishop, Naomi  Search this
Physical description:
reference 10 video cassettes (5 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
master 10 video reels (5 hours) sound color one inch
archival original 10 film reels (10,800 feet ) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Pulayas  Search this
Helambu Valley  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nepal
Nepal, Helambu Valley
Asia
Date:
1986
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Temples--prayer wheels  Search this
Harvests--barley  Search this
Barley--method of harvest  Search this
Animal husbandry--milking--cows  Search this
Seances--spirit mediums--ritual  Search this
Mediums--ritual--spirit communication  Search this
Spirits--mediums--communication with  Search this
Ritual--spirit mediums--seances  Search this
Chanting--as part of ritual  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--cymbals--horns--bells  Search this
Agriculture--corn--barley--grains  Search this
Food preparation--churning butter--cheese  Search this
Altars--seances  Search this
Animal sacrifice--as part of ritual  Search this
Purification--ritual  Search this
Mills--grinding flour--water driven  Search this
Weaving--wool--looms  Search this
Pastoral activities--herding--miling--grazing  Search this
Bells--for keeping birds from crops  Search this
Quarrying--boulders--for building stones  Search this
Mortuary practices--pallequin--procession--cremation  Search this
Funerals--cremation  Search this
Priest--lama--chanting  Search this
Temple--gompa--ceremony  Search this
Bread--ceremonial Nara bread--gompa  Search this
Dancing--ritual--social  Search this
Woodworking--carving  Search this
Altars--gompa  Search this
Flags--prayer flags--raising of  Search this
Potatoes--cultivation of  Search this
Shrines--gompa  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218300

Songs for twins / [transcribed and translated by] Tim Chappel

Title:
Orin ibeji : songs for twins
Translator:
Chappel, Tim  Search this
Physical description:
Approximately 75 unnumbered leaves : map, photo ; 30 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Texts
Folklore
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2008
Topic:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Songs, Yoruba  Search this
Twins--Religious aspects  Search this
Twins  Search this
Religion  Search this
Orin ibeji  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_925151

The devil's music : how Christians inspired, condemned, and embraced rock 'n' roll / Randall J. Stephens

Author:
Stephens, Randall J. 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Rock music--Religious aspects--Christianity  Search this
Rock music--History and criticism  Search this
Christian rock music--History and criticism  Search this
Fundamentalism--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093937

Zar : spirit possession, music, and healing rituals in Egypt / Hager El Hadidi ; photographs by Ikhlas Abbis

Author:
Ḥadīdī, Hājir  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 180 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2016
Topic:
Zār  Search this
Spiritual healing  Search this
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric  Search this
Spirit possession  Search this
Music--Religious aspects  Search this
Healing--Religious aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094486

Traditional dance as intangible heritage : in defence of the perpetuation of traditional dance and music in Zimbabwe / Tapuwa R. Mubaya and Shadrick Dzingayi

Author:
Mubaya, Tapuwa R  Search this
Dzingayi, Shadreck  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Zimbabwe
Date:
2014
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Music and dance  Search this
Dance--Religious aspects  Search this
Dance--Social aspects  Search this
Shona dance  Search this
Call number:
DT2908 .A37 2014
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1049328

Beyond the crossroads : the devil & the blues tradition / Adam Gussow

Title:
Beyond the crossroads : the devil and the blues tradition
Author:
Gussow, Adam  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Robert 1911-1938  Search this
Physical description:
404 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2017
Topic:
Blues (Music)--History and criticism  Search this
Blues (Music)--Religious aspects  Search this
Devil in music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1087536

Spirits rejoice! : jazz and American religion / Jason C. Bivins

Author:
Bivins, Jason  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
Topic:
Jazz--Religious aspects  Search this
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Music--Social aspects  Search this
Music--Religious aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080688

Music in American religious experience / edited by Philip V. Bohlman, Edith L. Blumhofer, Maria M. Chow

Author:
Bohlman, Philip Vilas  Search this
Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel  Search this
Chow, Maria M  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Music--Religious aspects  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800575

Revolution and religion : Yoruba sacred music in socialist Cuba

Author:
Moore, Robin 1964-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Music
Place:
Cuba
Date:
2004
Topic:
Music--African influences  Search this
Music--Religious aspects  Search this
Religion and politics  Search this
Religion  Search this
African influences  Search this
Political aspects  Search this
Call number:
E29.Y67 Y67 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_807574

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