The Resource Collection of Negro melodies

Collection of Negro melodies

Label
Collection of Negro melodies, 1896-1912
Title
Collection of Negro melodies
Inclusive dates
1896-1912
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of black songs was compiled by Charles Montriou Wallace, Jr. (1866-1957), of Richmond, Virginia, through an anthropological interest in the music and verse of Virginia's black population. Also, includes a few items from other southern states. The melodies are fragments of hymns and songs from antebellum days to the early twentieth century
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
Charles Montriou Wallace, Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia on 22 November 1866 to Charles Montriou, Sr. and Joyce Clopton Wallace. He was an attorney and served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1897 to 1904. He also wrote THE BOY GANGS OF RICHMOND and THE HISTORY OF THE CAPITOL OF VIRGINIA. He died on 22 April 1957 and was buried at Hollywood Cemetery.
Label
Collection of Negro melodies
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00039.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
88
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles M. Wallace, Jr.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000484562
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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