Ellis Larkins Peabody Enrollment
Pianist Ellis Larkins, a Baltimore native and child prodigy, was never allowed to enroll at the Peabody campus. This enrollment record from the 1939-1940 school year notes his studies with Peabody faculty member Pasquale Tallarico who taught him at home. The record includes a note by his name that reads “(colored)” and information about his lesson time: 4-5 on Saturdays at his home of 1519 W. Lanvale St.
Ellis Larkins Peabody Enrollment, 1939-1940, Ellis Larkins correspondence (professional) 1973-1985, Box 2, Ellis Larkins papers, PIMS.0075 Series I: Photocopied Scrapbooks & Personal Papers, Arthur Friedheim Library, Peabody Institute, The Johns Hopkins University.