This series of publications consists of short reference tools. Issues 3 and 4 are available to order from the CBMR. The full text of issues 1, 4, and 5 is available from Google Books via the links below. New CBMR Associates receive free back issues.
No. 1: Black Music and Musicians in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and The New Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Dominique-René de Lerma and Marsha J. Reisser
No. 2: Black Music in Ebony: An Annotated Guide to the Articles on Music in Ebony Magazine, 1945-1985, by Kimberly R. Vann
No. 3: Index to Negro Spirituals, by The Cleveland Public Library
No. 4: Jazz Standards on Record, 1900-1942: A Core Repertory, by Richard Crawford and Jeffrey Magee
No. 5: Music by Black Women Composers: A Bibliography of Available Scores, by Helen Walker-Hill