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Robert Udkoff Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera, 1924-1990

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Collector:
Udkoff, Robert (businessman) 1918-
Subject:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Swedish Music Academy
Physical description:
1.33 cu. ft.: 4 document boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Programs
Clippings
Audiotapes
Television scripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1924
1924-1990
20th century
1960-1970
1940-2000
1920-1940
Notes:
Businessman and Ellington enthusiast, Robert Udkoff was born in Chicago and first heard Duke Ellington perform at Chicago's Oriental Theater in 1928. In 1932 he established a cordial relationship with Ellington that lasted until Ellington's death in 1974.
Summary:
Photographs, event programs, periodicals, cassette audio tapes, correspondence, TV program scripts and pamphlets documenting Duke Ellington's career as a musician, 1924-1974, and his legacy after his death.
Cite as:
Robert Udkoff Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera, 1924-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Jazz musicians
Jazz
Music
Periodicals
Local number:
1990.3182 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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