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Melville Charlton collection,

Title
Melville Charlton collection, 1906-1976.
Author
Charlton, Melville.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Box 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 92 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
Box 2Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 92 Box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
.6 lin. ft.
Subjects
Note
  • Photographs transferred to the Photographs and Prints Division.
Source (note)
  • Charlton, Myrtle
Biography (note)
  • Organist.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Accessioned
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc MG 92
Author
Charlton, Melville.
Title
Melville Charlton collection, 1906-1976.
Summary
Correspondence and memorabilia documenting Charlton's seventy years as a musician culminating in a 90th birthday celebration in 1970. Includes biographical information, correspondence, birthday cards, programs, and certificates.
Biography
Organist. Melville Charlton served as organist for several churches and Jewish synagogues in New York City; he also gave concert tours and wrote the popular piano piece, "Poem Erotique." He was the first African-American organist to be admitted to the American Guild of Organists. Charlton was born in 1880 and died in 1973.
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