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Samuel Carroll Buchanan collection,

Title
Samuel Carroll Buchanan collection, 1929-1997.
Author
Buchanan, Samuel Carroll.
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in library Sc MG 863 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

Details

Additional Authors
Douglass, Harry.
Description
.2 lin. ft. (1/2 archival box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Programs.
  • Sheet music.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
  • DVDs and Audio Cassettes transferred to Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division.
  • Book transferred to General Research and Reference Division.
Source (note)
  • Buchanan, Carol
Biography (note)
  • Samuel Carroll Buchanan received his Ph.D. from New York University in 1987 with a dissertation on Black quartets in the United States. He also sung with several groups, including the Charioteers, the Carr-Hill Singers, and the Gulf Coast Community Choir. Buchanan taught music in the New York City school system as well as at Five Towns College in Seaford, New York. Additionally, he worked as an administrator in the Peace Corps, serving in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya.
Call Number
Sc MG 863
Author
Buchanan, Samuel Carroll.
Title
Samuel Carroll Buchanan collection, 1929-1997.
Summary
The Samuel Carroll Buchanan Collection contains letters, sheet music, programs, and research materials relating to quartet singers. There are two letters from Harry Douglass, a leader in the famous quartet the Deep River Boys, which began in 1936 at Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) and a score by Douglass, "Come Rain or Shine". Additionally, there are two programs in the collection, the United in Group Harmony Association's "20th Anniversary Weekend Celebration" (1996) and the Blues and Rhythm Jubilee's "Whisky, Women, and ..." (1982). The research materials consist of photocopies of correspondence mainly from and to George F. Ketchum of Hampton Institute, detailing various opportunities involving the Hampton Quartette.
Biography
Samuel Carroll Buchanan received his Ph.D. from New York University in 1987 with a dissertation on Black quartets in the United States. He also sung with several groups, including the Charioteers, the Carr-Hill Singers, and the Gulf Coast Community Choir. Buchanan taught music in the New York City school system as well as at Five Towns College in Seaford, New York. Additionally, he worked as an administrator in the Peace Corps, serving in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Douglass, Harry.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 863
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