Series 2
Research and writing files, 1999-2002
Boxes 3-14, and OP 1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of Geneva Southall's correspondence, notes, research files, and writings from 1999-2002. The majority of the series documents her three-part biography of the musician and composer known as "Blind Tom" Moore including chapter drafts, and full drafts of the third book, Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer (1849-1908): Continually Enslaved. The series also includes photocopied articles annotated for her research, copies of sheet music performed by "Blind Tom," as well as news articles about "Blind Tom," book reviews of her "Blind Tom" volumes, and other book-related publicity materials.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type, then in alphabetical order.

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.

Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer (1849-1908): Continually Enslaved, 1999
Box Folder Content
3 1 Typescript chapter draft, chapters I-II, no date
3 2 Typescript chapter draft, chapter III, no date
3 3 Typescript chapter draft, chapter IV, no date
3 4 Typescript chapter draft, chapters V-VII, no date
3 5 Typescript chapter draft, bibliography, no date
3 6 Typescript draft, no date
3 7 Typescript draft, [corrected], no date
3 8 Typescript draft, [corrected], no date
3 9 Typescript draft, II, [corrected], no date
4 1 Typescript draft, last draft, [corrected], no date
4 2 Typesetting draft, [corrected], no date
Correspondence
4 3 1969-1975
4 4 1976-1979
4 5 1980-1990
4 6 1995-1998
4 7 1999-2001
Research Notes related to Blind Tom
5 1 Background research, 1840-1848
5 2 Background research, 1849
5 3 Background research, 1850-1851
5 4 Background research, 1852-1854
5 5 Background research, 1855-1856
5 6 Background research, 1857
5 7 Background research, 1858
5 8 Background research, 1859
6 1 Background research, 1860 [1 of 2]
6 2 Background research, 1860 [2 of 2]
6 3 Background research, 1861
6 4 Background research, 1862
6 5 Background research, 1863-1865
6 6 Background research, 1866
6 7 Background research, 1867
6 8 Background research, 1868
6 9 Background research, 1869
6 10 Background research, 1870
7 1 Background research, 1871
7 2 Background research, 1872
7 3 Background research, 1873
7 4 Background research, 1874
7 5 Background research, 1875
7 6 Background research, 1876 [1 of 2]
7 7 Background research, 1876 [2 of 2]
7 8 Background research, 1877
7 9 Background research, 1878
7 10 Background research, 1879
7 11 Background research, 1880
7 12 Background research, 1881
8 1 Background research, 1882
8 2 Background research, 1883
8 3 Background research, 1884
8 4 Background research, 1885-1887
8 5 Background research, 1888
8 6 Background research, 1892-1898
8 7 Background research, 1907-1908
9 - Bibliography notecards, 1840-1877
10 - Bibliography notecards, 1878-1908
11 - Bibliography notecards, no date
12 1 Clippings about Blind Tom, no date [1 of 2]
12 2 Clippings about Blind Tom, no date [2 of 2]
12 3 Legal documents, [photocopies], no date [1 of 3]
12 4 Legal documents, [photocopies], no date [2 of 3]
12 5 Legal documents, [photocopies], no date [3 of 3]
12 6 Notes and fragments, no date
12 7 Notebook, 1867-1870
12 8 Notebook, 1871
12 9 Notebook, 1879-1882
12 10 Notebook, 1883-1887
13 1 Notebook, 1888-1891
13 2 Notebook, 1891-1895
13 3 Notebook, 1896-1899
13 4 Notebook, 1904-1908
13 5 Notebook, no date [1 of 2]
13 6 Notebook, no date [2 of 2]
13 7 Pictures and images of Blind Tom, no date
Publicity
13 8 Book reviews, no date
13 9 Clippings, articles, essays about Blind Tom, no date [1 of 2]
13 10 Clippings, articles, essays about Blind Tom, no date [2 of 2]
OP1 1 Clippings about Southall and Blind Tom, 1970-2002
13 11 Notebook of publicity articles and clippings, no date
Sheet music
14 1 The Appeal, William A. Weir, no date William A. Weir, no date
14 4 Battle of Manassas, piano piece, 1884
14 4 Blind Tom's March, piano piece, no date
14 6 Blind Tom's Mazurka, piano piece, no date
14 7 Blind Tom's Waltz, piano, no date
14 4 The Boy With the Axles In His Hand, vocal, no date
14 2 Columbus March, piano piece, [photocopy], 1888
14 5 Cyclone Gallop, piano, no date
14 3 Daylight, piano piece, [photocopy], 1866
14 7 Grand March Resurrection, piano, no date
14 4 The Man Who Got a Cinder in His Eye, vocal, no date
14 4 The Man Who Snatched The Cornet Out of His Hands, vocal, no date
14 5 March Timpani, piano, no date
14 7 Military Waltz, piano, no date
14 5 Oliver Gallop, piano, no date
14 5 The Rainstorm, piano, no date
14 6 Reve Charmant, piano, no date
14 6 Sewing Song, piano, no date
14 8 Swingphony, piano piece, [photocopy], 1973
14 9 Virginia Polka, piano, no date
14 4 Voices of the Waves, piano, no date
14 5 Water in the Moonlight, piano, no date
14 4 That Welcome Day, voice, no date
14 7 When This Cruel War is Over, piano, no date
14 4 Wilt Thou Bring My Baby Home, vocal, no date
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