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Digital Streaming

Online collection of African American song including important artists in the history of black American music. Contains diverse genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, and folk.

23,000 additional tracks of music from the Fantasy jazz catalog. The collection spans the genres of jazz, blues, R&B, and more.

Traditional formats (selected streaming, archival/primary sources)

350 recordings of spoken word and music: interviews, radio programs, jazz, blues, gospel, and more. The recordings in this collection must be digitized by the library's Audio Preservation Studio before use; please allow at least one week to prepare user copies. Contact Public Services staff for help using this collection (email, 5-2794, or ask for a supervisor at the circulation desk).

Research Websites

Archival Collections/Organizations outside Harvard