Clarence Cameron White collection, 1872-1965 (bulk, 1930-1960).

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White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960. Clarence Cameron White collection, 1872-1965 (bulk, 1930-1960).

Clarence Cameron White collection, 1872-1965 (bulk, 1930-1960).

Consists of correspondence, writings, programs, and photographs (some taken by Addison Scurlock and Carl Van Vechten) documenting his life as a performing artist and composer.

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