Phyl Garland Collection, approximately 1952-2005, bulk 1972-1990

Collection Number

SC 111

Creator

Garland, Phyl

Abstract

The Phyl Garland Collection consists primarily of personal papers, including original typescripts for Garland's columns in Ebony and Stereo Review, and related research and photographs. Also included are 41 original audiocassette recordings of interviews conducted by Garland (except as noted) primarily with various African American musicians, artists, and filmmakers. Topics include African American composers and musicians as well as various genres of music including, but not limited to, jazz, R&B, soul, rock, classical, and blues. Record company publicity materials include publicity photos and press releases for over 900 artists.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.) of personal papers + 19 boxes of publicity material, 41 audiocassettes, 2 audio discs