Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Arkansas Traveler
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Notated Music
    Arkansas traveller Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Firth, Pond and Co. - Iucho, William
    • Date: 1851

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  • Notated Music
    Arkansas traveller Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Firth, Pond and Co. - Iucho, William
    • Date: 1851

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  • Notated Music
    The Arkansas serenade waltz Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Perry & Son, A. W. - Morschheimer, Henry
    • Date: 1882

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  • Audio Recording
    Back to Arkansas
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Judd, Lois
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Notated Music
    Sounds from Arkansas; Galop brilliant Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Balmer & Weber - Morschheimer, Henry
    • Date: 1884

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  • Audio Recording
    Interview about hog-killings in Arkansas
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Johnson, A. S., Mrs
    • Date: 1940-08-18
  • Notated Music
    Arkansas traveller, with variations, op. 415 Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: W. C. Peters and Sons - Grobe, Charles
    • Date: 1854

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  • Audio Recording
    State of Arkansas
    I Landed in St. Louis
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in August, 1936. (Date). Recorded in Mena, Arkansas. (Venue). Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Randolph, Vance - Dusenbury, Emma - Powell, Laurence
  • Notated Music
    Arkansaw hick by heck
    Arkansas hick by heck
    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 26 cm | [music by] M. Dufrerre ; [words by] Ed Adkins. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in ink with typescript words. For unaccompanied voice. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Dufrerre, M. - Adkins, Ed
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    The engagement quadrille: The meeting; The courtship; The bridal; The honeymoon; Rackensack jig, or, The Arkansas traveller Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Firth, Pond and Co. - Kleber, H.
    • Date: 1851

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  • Audio Recording
    Black Jack Daisy (sic)
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pipkin, Myra
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Audio Recording
    Get Along Down Town
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Audio Recording
    Fuller and Warren
    Ye Sons of Columbia
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in August, 1936. (Date). Recorded in Mena, Arkansas. (Venue). Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Randolph, Vance - Dusenbury, Emma - Powell, Laurence
  • Article
    Regional Song Sampler: The Southeast Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Audio Recording
    There's Nothing Like A Song
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Arkansas Playboys
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Audio Recording
    Mississippi Blues sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brown, William - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1962
  • Audio Recording
    The candidate's a dodger
    The dodger song
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in August, 1936. (Date). Recorded in Mena, Arkansas. (Venue). Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (Source). The song relates to the presidential campaign of 1884 when Grover Cleveland ran against James Blaine. The song was originally based on accusations of political corruption against Blaine. (General). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Randolph, Vance - Dusenbury, Emma - Powell, Laurence
  • Notated Music
    Tosso's bank lick reel, with variations Sheet Music. print | 1 score | response to "Arkansas traveller" From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: W. C. Peters and Sons
    • Date: 1854

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  • Audio Recording
    Holy Baby, The
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Green, Joe - Williams, Chester - Jubilee Quartet (Arkansas) - Jones, George - Martin, Leroy
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Audio Recording
    Lord Don't Turn Your Child Away
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Green, Joe - Williams, Chester - Jubilee Quartet (Arkansas) - Jones, George - Martin, Leroy
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Biography
    Scott Joplin, 1868-1917 Biography. Biography. Scott Joplin's is the name perhaps most associated with ragtime. Born sometime between the summer of 1867 and mid-January 1868, Joplin's career took him from a modest homestead on the Texas-Arkansas border to New York's Tin Pan Alley New York City, where he would eventually try his luck with composers like a young Irving Berlin. Although he continued composing until just before...
  • Article
    Blues as Protest Prisoners at Cummins State Farm, Arkansas who were recorded by John Lomax in 1934, where he later recorded "I Don't Do Nobody Nothin" sung by C.W. "Preacher" Smith (A.K.A. Rev. Nathanial Hawkins) in 1939. Select the link for more information and a larger image.
  • Biography
    William Grant Still, 1895-1978 Biography. Known as the "Dean of African-American Composers," William Grant Still was born in Woodville, Mississippi and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, where his mother was a high school English teacher. He began to study the violin at age 14 and taught himself to play a number of other instruments, excelling at the cello and oboe. In 1911, Still entered Wilberforce University in Ohio...