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Tom Whaley Collection, 1941-1979

Composer:
Whaley, Thomas L
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. : 4 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Business records
Programs
Photographs
Articles
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1941
1941-1979
20th century
1950-2000
1940-1980
Notes:
Composer, pianist and arranger, best remembered as Duke Ellington's chief copyist from 1941-1971.
Summary:
Papers documenting Whaley's association with Duke Ellington and his career as a copyist, pianist, composer and arranger. The collection includes letters, photographs, music manuscripts, business records, writings, and printed materials including magazine and newspapers articles, concert programs, and catalogs.
Cite as:
Tom Whaley Collection, ca. 1941-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Musicians
Jazz
Pianists
Composers
Concerts
Local number:
1988.3058 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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