James Black Collection
S3235

?-1910
1 folder

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Processed by: Susan King, 2001
Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, May 2005


Biographical Note:

James Black was a noted music teacher in Indianapolis.  He was born in Putney, Vermont on July 7, 1819.  He was the director of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Brooklyn for a time, and he studied voice with Signor De Begnis.  He first came to Indianapolis in 1867, staying only a year, but returned in 1876 and remained until his death.  His son, Charles Holman Black, was a famous salon singer in Paris.

 Scope and Content Note:

This small collection consists of several photographs and three newspaper clippings regarding Professor Black.


Item Listing: 

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4 cyanotypes of an artist gentleman in his home and studios (James, Frank or Charles Black?)

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1 portrait of Professor James Black

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1 photograph of Professor Black in his home in Indianapolis

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3 photographs of Charles Holman Black’s home in Paris

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1 studio photographs with gold toning of Charles Holman Black

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Undated newspaper article of an interview with Professor Black on his 91st birthday

25 July 1910

2 obituary articles from the Indianapolis News and the Indianapolis Star


Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder

Collection Dates:

?-1910

Provenance:

Albion College, Dec. 2000

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

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Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.