John Samuels papers,
John Samuels papers, 1922-1977
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zv7r
Table of Contents
|Title:||John Samuels papers, 1922-1977|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 952|
|Extent:||.25 linear ft. (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Papers of John Samuels, an African American musician from Atlanta, Georgia including sheet music, handwritten scores, programs from Atlanta churches, and photographs.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
Restrictions on access
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Printed or manuscript music in this collection that is still under copyright protection and is not in the Public Domain may not be photocopied or photographed. Researchers must provide written authorization from the copyright holder to request copies of these materials.
[after identification of item(s)], John Samuels papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Processed by Elizabeth Russey, December 10, 2005.
John Samuels was an African American musician from Atlanta, Georgia.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains the papers of John Samuels from 1922-1977. The papers include sheet music, handwritten scores, programs from Atlanta churches, and photographs. The scores were possibly transcribed by Samuels, although none are original compositions. The photographs are mostly of unidentified family and friends and include autographed photographs of Sammie Davis, Jr. and May Britt.
Arranged by document type.
- African American entertainers--Georgia.
- African American musicians--Georgia.
- African Americans--Religion.
|1||4||Liberty Baptist Church Annual Musical, Atlanta, Georgia, March 23, 1956|
|1||5||West Hunter Street Baptist Church, 96th Church Anniversary, Atlanta, Georgia, November 27, 1977|
|1||6||April in Paris|
|1||8||Birth of the Blues|
|1||9||The Greatest Possession|
|1||10||Lover Come Back to Me|
|1||11||My Funny Valentine|
|1||13||Gorham, Jimmie and Johnny Holmes, “While You’re Away,” Nestor Music, 1948|
|1||14||Mercer, Johnny and Hoagy Carmichael, “Lazybones,” Southern Music, 1933|
|1||15||Mercer, Johnny and Harold Allen, “That Old Black Magic,” Famous Music, 1942|
|1||16||Pace, Charles H., “Bread of Heaven,” Old Ship of Zion Music, 1941|
|1||17||Reed, Curtis, “Be Happy,” 1974|
|1||18||Reed, Curtis, “You Don’t Know How It Feels,” 1974|
|1||19||Robinson, Avery, “Water Boy,” Boosey and Hawkes, 1922.|