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Collection Creator:
Garland, Ed  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Morton, Jelly Roll, d. 1941  Search this
Darensbourg, Joe, 1906-1985  Search this
Davison, Bill  Search this
Blake, Eubie (James Herbert), 1883-1983  Search this
Wilson, Buster  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Levin, Floyd, 1922-2007  Search this
Collection Donor:
Levin, Lucille  Search this
Archival materials
1914 - 2006
Scope and Content Note:
Contains materials collected by Levin for the purpose of writing his many articles; festival, concert, CD, book and record reviews and his publication, Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians. The materials consist mainly of articles and newspaper clippings, as well as personal handwritten notes and e-mail correspondence with other jazz historians. Book manuscripts and lecture notes are also found within this series. While the materials mostly relate to jazz and jazz musicians, there are some miscellaneous articles on such diverse subjects as model trains, radio programming, and the Bosendorfer Piano. The materials are arranged in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection, 1880-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
NMAH.AC.1222, Series 3
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Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History