Guy Benton Johnson record collection
2 10” 33 1/3 rpm records
19 78 rpm records
Provenance and Acquisition Information
Personal collection of Guy B. Johnson. Purchased and donated to the Center from Johnson’s grandson, Robert Johnson.
Guy B. Johnson worked at the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina in the 1920s. He published a monograph on John Henry and numerous articles on African-American music. With sociology professor Howard Washington Odum, he published two important books on African-American music: The Negro and His Songs (1925) and Negro Workaday Songs, (1926).
Scope and Content
All of the sound recordings were commercially issued.
Filed with the other commercial sound recordings by format, label and issue number.
LAP November 17, 1994
CreatorsJohnson, Guy Benton