|Creator:||Richardson, Bennie Claude Davis, 1890-1978|
|Title:||Bennie Claude Davis Richardson papers|
|Quantity:||1.0 Linear feet (1 flat box)|
Bennie Claude Davis Richardson was born in Friendship, Georgia on March 7, 1890. She taught piano in Montezuma, Georgia, for over 50 years and was the organist and choir director at First Baptist Church there for over forty years. Mrs. Richardson also composed a variety of musical pieces including songs, piano music, and children's operettas. She died in 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The collection consists of musical compositions by Bennie Richardson in both published and manuscript form. Also in the collection are a few clippings, a notebook, photographs (original and Xeroxes), and programs (1940-1970) for the Christmas carol service by the Montezuma Music Lovers Club which was founded by Mrs. Richardson in 1915.
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Bennie Claude Davis Richardson papers. MS 3299. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.