Clarence Cameron White papers, 1901-1940.


White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960. Clarence Cameron White papers, 1901-1940.

Clarence Cameron White papers, 1901-1940.

Musical scores, compositions, and librettos, including White's opera "Ouanga," and an earlier version entitled "Cocomacaque;" and correspondence, biographical information, writings, contracts, financial records, programs, sheet music, press releases, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to the first thirty years of White's career. Included are letters to his wife, Beatrice Louise (Warrick) White, and from her father, Thomas Warrick. Correspondents include family, friends, and business associates, his mother, Jennie White Connor, Amanda Ira Aldridge, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, James Weldon Johnson, George Foster Peabody, A.W. Reid Taylor, Myra Reynolds Richards, Ona Talbot, and Henry O. Tanner.

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