Scott Joplin Materials

MS J747

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917
Scott Joplin Materials
Inclusive Dates
ca 1944-1975
MS J747
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mary D. Hudgins, Hot Springs, Ark., in memory of Clifford B. Wiggans, October 19, 1972. Additional materials (items 16-17) donated December 11, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed September 21, 1974. Folders 16-17 added to the collection in December 1975.

Preferred Form of Citation

Scott Joplin Materials (MS J747), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Scope and Content Note

Facsimile edition, ca 1944, of Joplin's opera Treemonisha (originally published in New York, 1911); together with related clippings, articles, and other material. 17 items.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

Box LOC 131a

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 1 Item 1

Opera, ca 1944 Proc PR. [5], 230p.

Facsimile of: Treemonisha, Opera in Three Acts; Words and Music by Scott Joplin ... New York, [1911], published ca l944 in "a limited edition ... for research and study purposes by The Ragtime Society . . . Printed in Canada."

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 2

Article, August 1962 Proc PR. 5p.

Xerox copy of: Ann Charters, "The first Negro folk opera! Treemonisha," reproduced from Jazz Monthly, August 1972, pp. 6, 8-11.

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 3

Clipping, ca 1969 PR 27"

Mary D. Hudgins, "'Treemonisha'--An Arkansas Opera--Is Being Revived," from unidentified issue (ca 1969) of Hot Springs News, p. 1.

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 4

Clipping, July 25, 1972 PR 51"

Mary D. Hudgins, "Joplin Coming into His Own," from Collector's Weekly, July 25, 1972, pp. 6 and 8.

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 5

Magazine, Winter 1972 1 volume

Morehouse College Bulletin (Atlanta, GA) Vol. 39, No. 125, containing article, "Morehouse Presents Premiere of Joplin's Treemonisha," pp. 10-17.

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 6

Memorandum, Mar. 1, 1972 TS. 6p.

Jerry L. Atkins, "Scott Joplin and Texarkana," prepared for use with museum display of Joplin related materials owned by Texarkana Historical Society and Museum.

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 7-15

Xerox copy of 9 clippings, June 1973-Sept. 1974 TS. 6p.

From New York Times, New York Sunday News, Stereo Review, Long Island Press (Jamaica, NY), and Newsday (Garden City, NY).

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 16

Article, Spring 1975 Proc PR. 9p. on 6L.

Xerox copy of : Addison W. Reed, "Scott Joplin, Pioneeer," reproduced from The Black Perspective in Music, Spring 1975, pp. 47-52

Box LOC 131a Folder MS J747 Folder 2 Item 17

Article, Spring 1975 Proc PR. 10p. on 6L.

Xerox copy of second part of above [16] article, reproduced from Fall 1975 issue, pp. 269-277, of the same journal.


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