Archives Collection
GOSPEL ARTS DAY (1989)                                             88-066
AUDIO TAPES AND PHOTOGRAPHS.                         89-072

Physical description:

2 digital audio cassette tapes (TCD-0084A/B)

170 black and white photographs


18 June 1989


Audio tape produced by Bruce Nemerov and David Bassett, Center for Popular Music. Photographs taken by Paul Wells, Center for Popular Music.

Agency History:

Gospel Arts Day is an annual event sponsored by the Nashville Gospel Ministries since 1988. The 1989 program was presented 18 June 1989 at Fisk University and honored Mrs. James A. Myers, former director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Program participants included the Princely Players, the Nashville Jubilee Singers and the Reunion Quintet composed of former Fisk Jubilee Singers Daniel Andrews, Starling Hatchett, Oscar Henry, Matthew Kennedy and Rawn Spearman.

Scope and content:

2 digital audio cassette tapes (TCD-0084A/B) of the 1989 Gospel Arts Day performance. The audio tape logs which follow list song titles and performers on each tape.

140 black and white negatives and contact prints of the performance and of the reception which followed in the Fisk Library. 30 4x5 black and white prints of selected negatives.


The audio tapes are filed by tape number in the audio visual archive. The negatives and prints are filed under "Gospel Music-Programs" in the subject photograph file.

Related materials:

A printed program for the event, including biographies of Mrs. Myers and of program participants and a history of Jubilee singing by Doug Seroff, is filed in the subject vertical file under "Gospel Music--Programs" along with programs from earlier events.