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Lawrence Brown papers,

Title
Lawrence Brown papers, 1916-1972.
Author
Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972.
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r. 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 3Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 4Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 4Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 5Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 5Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 6Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 6Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 7Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 7Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 8Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 8Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 9Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 9Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 10Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-3597 r. 10Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
  • 4.5 lin. ft.
  • l0 microfilm reels.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musical scores.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Sheet music.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to the Photographs and Prints Division.
  • Posters and Artifacts transferred to Art and Artifacts Division.
  • Sc MG 38.
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Source (note)
  • Committee for the Preservation of the Lawrence Brown Collection
Biography (note)
  • Composer, pianist, arranger. Brown worked as Paul Robeson's accompanist for thirty-eight years.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Processed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc Micro R-3597
Author
Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972.
Title
Lawrence Brown papers, 1916-1972.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Summary
The Lawrence Brown papers encompass correspondence reflecting Brown's wide-ranging travels, and his friendships (mostly letters written by his friends and business associates); personal papers; travel file consisting mostly of itineraries for tours; financial records comprised largely of royalty and earnings statements; programs for Brown and other artists; scrapbooks of news clippings and telegrams covering the Brown and Paul Robeson concert years (1928-1968); news clippings of concert reviews; and original scores and sheet music written by Brown and other composers. Papers relate to Brown's life and times, including World War I, Harlem Renaissance, World War II, spirituals, and his collaborator, Paul Robeson. Correspondents include Amanda Aldridge, Ethel Gardner Dingle, Jannett Hamlyn, Roland Hayes, Langston Hughes, Zaidee Jackson, William Lawrence, John Payne, Paul and Eslanda Robeson, Clara Rockmore, Robert Rockmore, Mrs. Corinne Sawyer (Brown's landlady), and Greta and I. W. Sequeira.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1979. 10 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-17225)
Biography
Composer, pianist, arranger. Brown worked as Paul Robeson's accompanist for thirty-eight years.
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Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972.
Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Aldridge, Amanda Ida.
Dingle, Ethel Gardner.
Hamlyn, Jannett.
Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Jacksons, William.
Payne, John.
Rockmore, Clara.
Rockmore, Robert.
Sawyer, Corinne.
Sequeira, Greta.
Sequeira, I. W.
LCCN
ms 82001353
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-3597
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