- Bailey, Charity
- Call number
- Sc MG 71
- Physical description
- 1.5 linear feet
- Preferred Citation
- Charity Bailey papers, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Charity Alberta Bailey (1904-1978) was a pioneer in the field of children's music. Bailey was recognized nationally as an authority on the use of folk music as a tool to teach music to children. Papers consist of biographical material, and working files for the development of a curriculum to teach educators and children. Scrapbooks on the "Sing a Song" television program, several notebooks of musical arrangements and adaptations by Bailey, a notebook entitled "Here's Charity - Songs to Sing and Do," news clippings, lesson plans, diplomas, and material about incorporating Haitian and classical music into her programs.
Source of acquisitionBiographical material, files, scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, notebooks: Gift, White, Jack, 05/18/1981
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to hand copy Bailey's scores restricted to permission from Jack White or his son, John W. White