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The James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson Music Collection

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Come out, Dinah, on the green (Darkey serenade)

The maid of Timbuctoo

Nobody’s lookin’ but de owl an’ de moon

Under the bamboo tree

Fishing



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The James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson Music Collection, 1901-1904 | Kennesaw State University Bentley Rare Book Gallery

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Collection Overview

Title: The James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson Music Collection, 1901-1904Add to your cart.

ID: RB/02/

Primary Creator: Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) (1873-1954)

Other Creators: Cole, Bob (1868-1911), Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938)

Extent: 5.0 Items

Subjects: African Americans--Songs and music, Music, Musical settings, Popular music--United States--1901-1910, Songs with piano

Forms of Material: Scores

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson Music Collection consists of scores related to the brothers J.W. and Rosamond Johnson, as well as the songwriter and composer Bob Cole, and form part of the Bentley Collection within the Department of Museums, Archives & Rare Books at Kennesaw State University. The collection is periodically updated as new items are acquired and catalogued. The scores have been catalogued individually and each item is searchable through the KSU library catalog (http://library.kennesaw.edu.proxy.kennesaw.edu/). Each title in the detailed description section includes the call number, as well as the permalink to the catolog record.

Biographical Note

John Rosamond Johnson (August 11, 1873 - November 11, 1954), most often referred to as J. Rosamond Johnson, was an American composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance.

Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File (https://lccn.loc.gov/n85282731)

Subject/Index Terms

African Americans--Songs and music
Music
Musical settings
Popular music--United States--1901-1910
Songs with piano

Administrative Information

Repository: Kennesaw State University Bentley Rare Book Gallery

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Processing Information: Processed and catalogued by: Armando Suarez


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[Item 1: Come out, Dinah, on the green (Darkey serenade), 1901],
[Item 2: The maid of Timbuctoo, 1903],
[Item 3: Nobody’s lookin’ but de owl an’ de moon, 1901],
[Item 4: Under the bamboo tree, 1902],
[Item 5: Fishing, 1904],
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Item 4: Under the bamboo tree, 1902Add to your cart.

Call number: M1622.C64 U52x 1902. By Bob Cole.

Link to catalog record:

http://galileo-usg-ksu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/KSU_V1:KSU:01GALI_USG_ALMA71135244960002931



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