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Author: J Rosamond Johnson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The John Rosamond Johnson Papers document Johnson's varied career as a composer, actor, vaudeville performer, and administrator. The Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Johnson's musical compositions and arrangements. The correspondence includes letters to and from Johnson and family members, musicians, writers, and political figures. Johnson's life and work are further documented  Read more...
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Named Person: J Rosamond Johnson; Nora Ethel Johnson; Dean Acheson; H T Burleigh; Charles Frederick Dennée; Vernon Duke; Duke Ellington; W C Handy; Fiorello H La Guardia; Thurgood Marshall; W Somerset Maugham; Johnny Mercer; Paul Robeson; Bill Robinson; Sigmund Romberg; Rudy Vallée; Carl Van Vechten; Ethel Waters
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: J Rosamond Johnson
OCLC Number: 122548810
Notes: Additional materials relating to John Rosamond Johnson can be found in the papers of his brother and collaborator, James Weldon Johnson, held by Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Description: 8 linear ft. (9 boxes)

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The John Rosamond Johnson Papers document Johnson's varied career as a composer, actor, vaudeville performer, and administrator. The Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Johnson's musical compositions and arrangements. The correspondence includes letters to and from Johnson and family members, musicians, writers, and political figures. Johnson's life and work are further documented by: programs, newspaper clippings, and advertisements; diaries and scrapbooks; photographs; business and financial records; and miscellaneous items.

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