2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, torn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. L, p. 3 & p. 5. Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. A. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts in Folder D: 110.
18 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blue belles of Harlem is contained in four folders consisting of 1 one page short score and 1 part in F Major concert, and 1 five page short score and 17 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short scores. Short scores do not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains 3 parts in Eb Major concert. Parts for 2 reeds - Rab (2), Otto. Part for Otto and 1 of the parts for Rab appear incomplete.
Folder C contains 1 part in F Major concert. Part for piano.
Folder D contains 14 parts in Eb Major concert. Parts for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Scat, Rex, Taft, Cat; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones; bass (2); guitar - Guy (2).