Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
3 documents - page 1 of 1

William Claxton Photographs

Creator:
Claxton, William  Search this
Names:
George Williams Brass Band.  Search this
Stan Kenton Band.  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Baker, Halima  Search this
Charles, Ray, 1930-  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Evans, Bill, 1929-1980  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Jones, Elvin  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Rollins, Sonny  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Williams, Cootie  Search this
Williams, Joe, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1955-1960.
Summary:
Photographs consist of 16 x 20 inch silver gelatin; selenium-toned archival photographic prints of jazz musicians performing and recording music throughout the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 16 x 20-inch silver gelatin; selenium- toned archival photographic prints. It is divided into two series.

Series 1, Duke Ellington, 1955-1960, consists of Duke Ellington performing and recording music in Hollywood and Monterey, California and Las Vegas, Nevada, between 1955 and 1960. The photographs are arranged chronologically by date.

Series 2, Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970, consists of photographs of musicians and singers such as Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Chet Baker, Stan Kenton, Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gilliespie and Ray Charles. The performers are all photographed with their instruments. Photographs are arranged in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Duke Ellington, 1955-1960

Series 2: Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970
Biographical / Historical:
add
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Duke Ellington Collection, 1928-1988 (AC0301)

Herman Leonard Photoprints, 1948-1993 (AC0445)

Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints], 1923-1972 (AC389)

W. Royal Stokes Collection of Music Publicity Photoprints, Interviews and Posters circa 1970-2003 (AC0766)

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993 (AC0979)
Provenance:
Collection purchased on March 31, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Topic:
Musicians -- 1950-1960 -- United States  Search this
Music -- West coast -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-2000
Citation:
William Claxton Photographs, 1951-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0695
See more items in:
William Claxton Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0695
Additional Online Media:

The chronicle of jazz / Mervyn Cooke

Author:
Cooke, Mervyn  Search this
Physical description:
272 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Chronology
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Louisiana
New Orleans
United States
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Jazz--Origin  Search this
Jazz--History  Search this
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Rhythm and blues music--History and criticism  Search this
Jazz musicians--History  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Nightclubs--History  Search this
African American jazz musicians--History  Search this
African American musicians--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1039711

Pop! : design, culture, fashion, 1956-1976 / Geoffrey Rayner, Richard Chamberlain, Annamarie Stapleton

Author:
Rayner, Geoffrey  Search this
Chamberlain, Richard 1967-  Search this
Stapleton, Annamarie  Search this
Fashion and Textile Museum (London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
271 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Great Britain
United States
Date:
2012
C2012
20th century
Topic:
Popular culture--History  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Design--History  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Art and society--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1008555

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By