STARLING, EARL A., 1907-1927.
Earl A. and Sara Braswell Starling papers, circa 1920-1969

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bn9w5


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Starling, Earl A., 1907-1927.
Title: Earl A. and Sara Braswell Starling papers, circa 1920-1969
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1212
Extent: 2 linear ft. (2 boxes) and 1 oversized paper (OP)
Abstract:Papers of African American musician and composer Earl A. Starling and his wife Sara Braswell Starling, including correspondence, photographs, original scores, scrapbooks, sound recordings, architectural drawings of the Starling's home, and some materials relating to Sara Braswell Starling's family.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access audiovisual material.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2012.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Earl A. and Sara Braswell Starling papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Earl A. Starling (1907-1997) was a musician, composer and educator who lived and worked in Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Earl A. Starling and his wife Sara Braswell Starling. It includes correspondence, photographs, original scores, scrapbooks, sound recordings, and some materials relating to Sara Braswell Starling's family. Also included are architectural drawings of the Starling's home, the "round house" in Collier Heights, Atlanta, designed by African American architect J.W. Robertson. The collection also contains a small amount of materials relating to Starling's first wife, Marion Wilson Starling, particularly her book The Slave Narrative: Its Place in American History.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Correspondence; scores
2 Scrapbooks; photo albums; yearbooks; insurance records; Braswell family materials; sound recordings; The Slave Narrative: Its Place in American History
OP1 Round house architectural drawings
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