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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]

Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Names:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Copy prints
Reproductions
Date:
1923-1972
Scope and Contents note:
Collection consists of 157 8" x 10" black-and-white photographic copy prints of photographs in Frank Driggs's collection: Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Some copy prints have Smithsonian negative numbers.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into ten series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Photographer and collector.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Frank Driggs Jazz Photograph Collection was acquired by Jazz at Lincoln Center in 2013. The collection also includes posters, sheet music, records and Frank Driggs' personal papers.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Frank Driggs, January 11, 1991.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Topic:
Musicians -- United States  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1980-2000
Photographs -- 20th century
Copy prints
Reproductions
Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0389
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ff3effc9-0a98-4996-92d8-de36791c69d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0389
Online Media:

Band Members

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0389, Series 1
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8caf3d9da-1f6b-4919-9447-0d0617afb203
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref515

Duke Ellington, Freddy Guy -- Washington, D.C.

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81b421a92-7199-4e48-9633-6667af3a1b32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref516

Duke Ellington, Hayes Alvis, Billy Taylor -- Congress Hotel, Chicago

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cead1244-d417-4774-b22c-93044cb88140
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref517

Duke Ellington, Ivie Anderson -- Denver

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80edbb8c5-887f-45ca-985b-389e27a8dba3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref518

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn -- Los Angeles

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ac2deea5-4440-4c3f-a93c-8240a14b10a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref519

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn -- Los Angeles

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa1946
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83380357f-8b08-402b-b3ee-77ef036ae3c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref520

Wallace Jones, Otto Hardwicke, Harry Carney, Barney Bigard, Juan Tizol -- "Saturday Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8574d6271-7ab1-46f0-91ad-b75e5cd4576f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref521

Cootie Williams, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, -- "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b4f0e584-bc1d-48d7-8ff7-2cc50d96fe17
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref522

Billy Taylor, Ellington Saxes – "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep859f2342a-308e-45f0-84a9-5b0633cf7512
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref523

Rex Stewart, Sonny Greer – "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep835841feb-19c5-4cf7-bc00-2167ae4a9d9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref524

Billy Taylor, Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Rex Stewart, Joe Nanton, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke, Fred Guy, Juan Tizol, Ivie Anderson, Wallace Jones, Lawrence Brown, Harry Carney, Sonny Greer – "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8847897cc-6709-42b7-a798-41373221ba60
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref525

Duke Ellington – "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cd959108-0046-42aa-a32d-1dc71a763e17
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref526

Billy Taylor, Rex Stewart, Juan Tizol, Barney Bigard, "Saturday Night Swing Club" broadcast, CBS Radio

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87c730feb-4625-46fe-9edd-717939e8470f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref527

Ellington Orchestra, recording for Master Records,

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8693c7276-a7b0-4c80-b43f-48c6f774e00d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref528

Freddy Jenkins, Joe Nanton, Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsol, Lawrence Brown -- Cotton Club, Harlem

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bb2c3949-7530-4e31-925d-98789063c83b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref529

Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8037c93d7-d9b2-4104-85e1-8466dcbb8519
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref530

Hayes Alvis, Freddy Guy, Sonny Greer, Billy Taylor -- Congress Hotel, Chicago

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8073d10f6-6df8-4fe5-a1f6-b1f8755aeddd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref531

Ellington Saxes, Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c77bda87-abaa-410c-a66c-0aa7d66eb5a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref532

Wallace Jones, Barney Bigard, Joe Nanton -- Neptune Park; Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Collection Creator:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939 July
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Collection Citation:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints] / Series 1: Band Members
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8832efcce-d390-4755-9ef6-c0eed394cc6c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0389-ref533

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