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How am I to know [music]

Composer:
King, Jack  Search this
Lyricist:
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 148, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
1 part
How am I to know is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Part for bass. Part is noted on the verso of a part for "Sock cha-cha." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
A part for "Just by myself" is also noted on the verso of "Sock cha-cha". 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: worn, stained.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref40609

Richard Carver Wood Photographs

Photographer:
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964  Search this
Wood, Richard Carver  Search this
Donor:
Asch, Patsy  Search this
Names:
Abbott, George, 1887-1995  Search this
Baragwanath, Jack  Search this
Barrett, Edith  Search this
Barrymore, Ethel  Search this
Borge, Victor  Search this
Bowman, Patricia  Search this
Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969  Search this
Cassini, Igor, 1915-  Search this
Castle, Irene, 1893-1969  Search this
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974  Search this
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973  Search this
Dowling, Eddie  Search this
Eckstein, Gustave  Search this
Edmonds, Walter Dumaux, 1903-1998  Search this
Fleischmann, Raoul L.  Search this
Fontanne, Lynn  Search this
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963  Search this
Gordon, Ruth, 1896-  Search this
Hart, Moss, 1904-1961  Search this
Keller, Helen  Search this
Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967  Search this
Lunt, Alfred  Search this
Martin, Mary, 1913-  Search this
Marx, Harpo  Search this
McMein, Neysa  Search this
Meade, Donald  Search this
Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942  Search this
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989  Search this
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994  Search this
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967  Search this
Radziwill, Lee Bouvier, 1933-  Search this
Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954  Search this
Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-  Search this
Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958  Search this
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Extent:
2 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Vermont
Date:
ca. 1930s-1950.
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, in both print and negative form, by Richard Carver Wood, including architectural photographs; art photographs, including landscapes and still lifes; portrait and family photographs; photographs of persons prominent in the New York City social, literary, and theatrical fields. Many of these were taken at Woollcott's property at Lake Bomoseen in Vermont, and include Dorothy Parker, Vivien Leigh, Ethel Barrymore, and numerous others.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
MIT-trained architect who changed careers, to photography, in the 1930s. Through his friend Alexander Woollcott, he met and photographed many people from the film, theater and literary fields. He also did family photography, art photography and architectural photography. He worked in intelligence during World War II, and worked for a while as a filmmaker. He eventually returned to architecture, first working with a firm and later as an independent architect.
Provenance:
Donated by Wood's daughter, Patsy Asch, to the Archives Center in 2007.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.
Topic:
Celebrities -- 20th century  Search this
Photographers -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Richard Carver Wood Photographs, ca. 1930s-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Patsy Asch.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0964
See more items in:
Richard Carver Wood Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0964
Additional Online Media:

The late Mrs. Dorothy Parker / Leslie Frewin

Author:
Frewin, Leslie 1917-  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967 Biography  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 345 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1986
C1986
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P236 F8
CT275.P236F8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320315

You might as well live : the life and times of Dorothy Parker / John Keats

Author:
Keats, John 1920-2000  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967  Search this
Physical description:
319 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1986
1970
1986, c1970
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P236 K2
CT275.P236K2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_366792

Bobbed hair and bathtub gin : writers running wild in the Twenties / Marion Meade

Author:
Meade, Marion 1934-  Search this
Subject:
Millay, Edna St. Vincent 1892-1950  Search this
Fitzgerald, Zelda 1900-1948  Search this
Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967  Search this
Ferber, Edna 1887-1968  Search this
Physical description:
340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
20th century
1918-1945
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Women and literature--History  Search this
Women authors, American  Search this
Nineteen twenties  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044169

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