Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.
Doc Cheatham Papers, 1939-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Amanda Cheatham
2002.3062 (NMAH Acc.)
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