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About Archives of African American Music and Culture Collections

The Archives of African American Music and Culture Collections consists of the AAAMC's general photograph collection, as well as a number of smaller archival collections. The general photograph collection is almost entirely publicity photographs. The smaller archival collections contain images covering a variety of subjects. Please see the descriptions below for more information about these collections.

Information about the AAAMC, its collections, and programs is available on its website at http://www.indiana.edu/~aaamc.

Blondell Hill Gospel Music Collection (SC 158)

Photographs and postcards related to Hill's life in Michigan and participation in the Petoskey, Michigan Volunteer Gospel Choir. The Blondell Hill Gospel Music Collection consists of gospel song books and sheet music, song texts, photographs, and other ephemeral material related to Blondell Hill’s participation with choirs in Richmond, Indiana, Petoskey, Michigan, and Harbor Springs, Michigan. For the full archival collection finding aid, please visit: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/aaamc/VAD4793

Charles Coleman Papers (SC 9)

A portrait photograph of Charles Coleman. The Charles Coleman Papers collection consists of printed and manuscript scores of music by Charles Coleman, including sacred and secular choral works, as well as ephemeral materials related to the composer. For the full archival collection finding aid, please visit: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/aaamc/VAD4977

Vy Higginsen Collection (SC 28)

Two publicity photographs from a press kit for Mama, I Want to Sing, a musical written by Higginsen. The Vy Higginsen Collection consists primarily of materials related to the gospel musicals Mama, I Want to Sing; Mama, I Want to Sing II; and Born to Sing! Mama 3. It includes scripts, programs, promotional materials, posters, photographs, videos, and sound recordings. Records of the Mama Foundation include programs, press clippings, publicity, and posters. For the full archival collection finding aid, please visit: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/aaamc/VAD7619

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