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Author: J Rosamond Johnson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The J. 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:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Excerpts
Named Person: Dean Acheson; H T Burleigh; Charles Dennée; Vernon Duke; Duke Ellington; W C Handy; J Rosamond Johnson; Nora Ethel Johnson; Fiorello H La Guardia; Thurgood Marshall; W Somerset Maugham; Johnny Mercer; Paul Robeson; Bill Robinson; Sigmund Romberg; Rudy Vallée; Carl Van Vechten; Ethel Waters; Dean Acheson; H T Burleigh; Charles Dennée; Vernon Duke; Duke Ellington; W C Handy; J Rosamond Johnson; 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: 702190373
Notes: Additional materials relating to J. 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)
Other Titles: John Rosamond Johnson papers.
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The J. 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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