Al Celley Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, 1943-1989
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
2.5 cu. ft. : 7 boxes. 1 oversize folder
Celley was Duke Ellington's manager from 1942-1964.
A diverse collection of papers assembled by Duke Ellington's road manager, Al Celley. The collection includes correspondence, photographs of Ellington and his orchestra at various times and locations; concert ephemera; handwritten notes; business and financial documents, primarily receipts; and travel ephemera.
Al Celley Collection of Duke Ellington Archival Materials, 1943-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
African American musicians
2011.3035 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves