Update on Copyright and the Collection

As a result of the preservation work of the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, these recordings are presented here free for personal, non-commercial use as a contribution to education and scholarship. Baylor University does not own the rights in this collection and therefore cannot grant or deny permission to distribute material in this collection. It…

New Endowment Created

A new endowment for Baylor University, the Lev H. Prichard III Traditional Black Music Restoration Endowed Fund, was created recently.  For more information see http://www.baylor.edu/pr/news.php?action=story&story=63770.  We are grateful to the Prichard family for their generous support of the Baylor Libraries.

Preserving America’s Black Gospel Heritage

On February 19th, 2009, Bob Marovich, Amanda Harlan, and Tony Tadey¬†represented Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at the Music Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago. Bob Marovich (gospel historian) presented on gospel music in Chicago during the Golden Age of Gospel (1940s-1970s) and how the project at Baylor University is so important from…