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John Gensel Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, 1950-1979

Collector:
Gensel, John
Morgen, Joe
Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Subject:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Press releases
Photographs
Programs
Theater programs
Correspondence
Music
Date:
1950
1950-1979
1950-2000
1950-1990
Notes:
Gensel was a pastor, an aficionado of Ellington's, and a friend of Joe Morgen.
Summary:
Papers relating to Duke Ellington, once owned by Ellington's publicist Joe Morgen: Morgen's correspondence, much of it relating to appearances by Ellington; photographs; some financial records; some music manuscripts of Ellington's; concert and theater programs; a film of Ellington at the White House in 1969 when he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Nixon; and press releases and newspaper and magazine articles.
Cite as:
John Gensel Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Concerts
Local number:
2001.3030 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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