The Parker Bailey Papers 1899-1977 (inclusive)


The Parker Bailey Papers 1899-1977 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other writings, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, pianist, and lawyer Parker Bailey (1902-1982).

7 boxes (2.9 linear feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6352766

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