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William Grant Still and Verna Arvey scrapbooks, 1921-1981

Author: William Grant Still; University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus)
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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Subseries 1, William Grant Still's music scrapbooks, includes articles, reviews, clippings, programs, correspondence, booklets, program guides, broadsides, and cards. They trace Still's career as performer, composer, conductor, lecturer, and arts patron; Verna Arvey's collaboration with him as librettist and lyricist; his musical relationships with W.C. Handy, Howard Hanson, Ulysses Simpson Kay and others; and his  Read more...
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Named Person: William Grant Still; Verna Arvey; Eubie Blake; H T Burleigh; R Nathaniel Dett; W C Handy; Langston Hughes; Artie Shaw; Edgard Varèse; Paul Whiteman; Judith Anne Still; Verna Arvey; Eubie Blake; H T Burleigh; R Nathaniel Dett; W C Handy; Langston Hughes; Artie Shaw; Judith Anne Still; William Grant Still; Edgard Varèse; Paul Whiteman
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Grant Still; University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus)
OCLC Number: 32336803
In: William Grant Still and Verna Arvey papers, 1984-1991
Notes: Title from finding guide.
Microfilm of William Grant Still and Verna Arvey papers, 1894-1991, Series 4, housed at University of Arkansas, Special Collections (MC 1125).
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Fayetteville, Ark. : University of Arkansas, [198-?]. 15 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Description: 84 scrapbooks

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Subseries 1, William Grant Still's music scrapbooks, includes articles, reviews, clippings, programs, correspondence, booklets, program guides, broadsides, and cards. They trace Still's career as performer, composer, conductor, lecturer, and arts patron; Verna Arvey's collaboration with him as librettist and lyricist; his musical relationships with W.C. Handy, Howard Hanson, Ulysses Simpson Kay and others; and his relationshop with his family. Subseries 2, Verna Arvey's scrapbooks, includes articles, clippings, programs, correspondence, cards, some of her music manuscripts, and sheet music of some of her husband's compositions. They trace Arvey's career as Manual Arts high school student, journalist, recitalist, traveler, and music collaborator with Still. Subseries 3 contains one scrapbook of clippings and articles on Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Howard Hanson, and Gian Carlo Menotti; one scrapbook on Judith Anne Still, daughter of William Grant and Verna Avery Still; and scrapbooks on communism, communism and the Negro, and McCarthyism.

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