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I like the sunrise [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Arranger:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
15 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
2 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts
Scope and Contents:
17 parts.
I like the sunrise is contained in one folder consisting of 17 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Yocum?).
Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie; 3 trombones - Lawrence, 2, 3; bass (2); drums; voice; piano. Lyrics begin "I like the sunrise 'cause it brings a new day ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
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.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.10: I / I Like The Sunrise (arrangement for Frank Sinatra) see also LIBERIAN SUITE
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref51776

All I need is the girl [music]

Performer:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Arranger:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (parts, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 14 (Series 1), Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Manuscripts
Scope and Contents:
All I need is the girl is contained in 1 folder consisting of 2 copy scores in ink -- key of F concert -- in unidentified hand.
2 parts; trumpet 1, trombone 2 -- in ink -- in unidentified hand -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Local Numbers:
1988.3058.MM0203
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.2: A Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37061

Come back to me [music]

Composer:
Lane, Burton  Search this
Lyricist:
Lerner, Alan Jay  Search this
Arranger:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
8 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 79 (Series 1), Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Scope and Contents:
24 parts and 1 score.
Come back to me is contained in one folder consisting of 1 fifteen-page piano conductor score and 24 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Yocum?).
Piano conductor score indicates parts for voice, clarinets, saxes, trumpets, trombones, piano, bass. Lyrics begin "Hear my voice where you are ...". Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - clarinet 2, tenor 4; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - 1. Part for clarinet 2 appears incomplete. -- (ii) 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), clarinet 2, clarinet 3 (3), baritone 5 (2); 4 trumpets - Cat, 2, 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2). -- Score and grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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: fair, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.4: C
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38659

Frank Sinatra [photograph,]

Photographer?:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Names:
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005).  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 3-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
January, 1961
Scope and Contents:
Photograph of Sinatra rehearsing for Kennedy Inaugural Gala, January 1961. Ella Fitzgerald, possible photographer.
Local Numbers:
AC0584.0000003.tif (AC Scan, Front)
Exhibitions Note:
Shown in exhibition "Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised," Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials can be used.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions apply and limit reproduction for other purposes. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-2000 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers
Ella Fitzgerald Papers / Series 2: Photographs / 2.7: Photographs from Friends and Fans / Sinatra, Frank and Harry Belafonte, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford Kennedy Inauguration Gala, 1961
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0584-ref2777

Frank Sinatra [photograph,]

Photographer?:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Names:
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005).  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 3-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
January, 1961
Scope and Contents:
Photograph of Sinatra reheasing for Kennedy Inaugural Gala, January 1961. Ella Fitzgerald possible photographer.
Local Numbers:
AC0584.0000004.tif (AC Scan, Front)
Exhibitions Note:
Shown in exhibition "Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised," Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials can be used.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions apply and limit reproduction for other purposes. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-2000 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers
Ella Fitzgerald Papers / Series 2: Photographs / 2.7: Photographs from Friends and Fans / Sinatra, Frank and Harry Belafonte, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford Kennedy Inauguration Gala, 1961
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0584-ref2778

Sinatra : ol' blue eyes remembered / by David Hanna

Title:
Ol' blue eyes remembered
Old blue eyes remembered
Author:
Hanna, David  Search this
Subject:
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Physical description:
66 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
1997, c1990
Topic:
Motion pictures actors and actresses  Search this
Singers  Search this
Call number:
CT275.S597 H3 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_559646

Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Mooney, Art  Search this
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986  Search this
Glen Gray Band  Search this
Gabler, Milt  Search this
Fields, Shep  Search this
Dick Jurgens  Search this
James, Harry  Search this
Horace Heidt  Search this
Lombardo, Guy, 1902-1977  Search this
Kay Kyser  Search this
Duchin, Eddy, 1909-1951  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
McIntyre, Hal, -1959  Search this
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973  Search this
Barron, Blue, 1912-2005  Search this
Elman, Ziggy  Search this
Cohasco, Inc.  Search this
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990  Search this
Names:
Anthony, Ray, 1922-  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Barnet, Charlie, 1913-1991  Search this
Beneke, Tex  Search this
Brown, Les, 1912-2001  Search this
Brubeck, Dave  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Christy, June, 1925-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Frankie Laine  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Gray, Glen, 1906-1963  Search this
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975  Search this
Kaye, Sammy, 1910-1987  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Lee, Peggy  Search this
Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975  Search this
Lunceford, Jimmie  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983  Search this
May, Billy  Search this
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Miller, Glenn  Search this
Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Norvo, Red, 1908-1999  Search this
Page, Patti  Search this
Ray McKinley  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004  Search this
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Spivak, Charlie  Search this
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986  Search this
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984  Search this
Webb, Chick, 1909-1939  Search this
Weems, Ted  Search this
Welk, Lawrence, 1903-1992  Search this
Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967  Search this
Whiting, Margaret  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Handbills
Matchcovers
Magazines (periodicals)
Motion picture stills
Menus
Postcards
Posters
Programs
Publicity photographs
Sheet music
Signatures (names)
Tickets
Date:
1930-1975
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 235 pieces of music ephemera assembled by an anonymous California musicologist over several decades. The contents include such things as concert ticket stubs; show programs; handbills; publicity stills; record store posters; nightclub souvenirs; autographs; contracts, lobby cards; movie stills; postcards; fan and record industry magazines; sheet music; an oversize RKO theatre owners' advertising book for the 1942 sensation "Syncopation," starring Charlie Barnet, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, et al; and miscellany such as matchbook covers and novelty promotional pieces. There are just a few letters in the collection. The collection contains materials representing both bands and band members, and individual artists. In many cases, there are only one or a few relevant items. Persons and acts represented include: Ray Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Les Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, June Christy, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Fletcher Henderson, Woody Herman, Harry James, Louis Jordan, Sammy Kaye, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Kay Kyser, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, Jimmy Lunceford, Gordon MacRae, Freddy Martin, Billy May, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Vaughn Monroe, Gerry Mulligan, Red Norvo, Patti Page, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Spivak, Rudy Vallee, Sarah Vaughan, Fred Waring, Chick Webb, Ted Weems, Lawrence Welk, Paul Whiteman, Margaret Whiting, and Benny Goodman. In other cases, the collection contains an item or items (such as menus) that have been autographed. The collection contains autographs or autographed items for the following: Gene Krupa, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Blue Barron, Eddie Duchin, Shep Fields, Ziggy Elman, Glen Gray Band, Milt Gabler, Horace Heidt, Dick Jurgens, Kay Kyser, Guy Lombardo, Xavier Cugat, Hal McIntyre, Art Mooney, Buddy Morrow, Harry James and "Tiny" Timbrell.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Magazines, 1939-1950

Series 2: Programs, 1930-1975

Series 3: Publications, 1949-1965

Series 4: Sheet Music, 1935-1943

Series 5: Advertisements, 1932-1954

Series 6: Ephemera, 1938-1953
Provenance:
Purchased at auction by the Archives Center from Cohasco, Inc. in 2016.
Restrictions:
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.
Collection is open for research.
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.
Topic:
Big band music  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Handbills
Matchcovers
Magazines (periodicals)
Motion picture stills
Menus
Postcards
Posters
Programs -- Concerts
Publicity photographs
Sheet music
Signatures (names)
Tickets
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1388
See more items in:
Jazz and Big Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1388
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William Claxton Photographs

Creator:
Claxton, William  Search this
Names:
George Williams Brass Band.  Search this
Stan Kenton Band.  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Baker, Halima  Search this
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004  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, 1911-1985  Search this
Williams, Joe, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
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
Online Media:

Herman Leonard Photographic Collection

Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Bennett, Tony, 1926-  Search this
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990  Search this
Brown, Clifford Mr  Search this
Camero, Candido, 1921-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-  Search this
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990  Search this
Haig, Al, 1924-1982  Search this
Heath, Percy, 1923-2005  Search this
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Pettiford, Oscar, 1922-1960  Search this
Roach, Max, 1924-2007  Search this
Russell, Curly  Search this
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Stitt, Sonny  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Terry, Clark, 1920-2015  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Young, Lester, 1909-1959  Search this
Extent:
5.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1948-1993
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 110 black-and-white photographic prints depicting musicians performing at various American and European jazz clubs between 1948 and 1991. The collection contains mounted and unmounted 11" x 14" and 16" x 20" prints made by Leonard. Artists represented among these photographs are Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk. The photographs are organized into three series: Series 1: 11"x 14" prints, Series 2: 16" x 20" prints, and Series 3: Addenda. The series are arranged alphabetically by performer's last name. Unmatted 16" x 20" prints can be found in box 2 but are listed alphabetically by performer.
Biographical / Historical:
Herman Leonard (1923‑ ) was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and served as a military photographer in Burma during World War II. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in photography from Ohio University and began working with Yousuf Karsh, a Canadian portraitist. Settling in New York in 1949, Leonard began photographing jazz musicians at various jazz clubs on Broadway and Fifty‑Second Streets, and in Harlem for such publications as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Life, Look, Playboy, and Time. He later to Paris to begin a fashion and advertising business. He also continued photographing jazz musicians. In 1988 Leonard presented his first exhibition, "Images of Jazz," in London. This show established his reputation as a leading photographer of jazz and sparked further shows and publications.
Provenance:
The Herman Leonard Photographs were donated to the National Museum of American History by Mr. Leonard on December 17, 1991 and in 2006.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0445
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0445
Online Media:

Frank Sinatra -- NYC [in a New York City recording studio] [black-and-white photoprint,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Title under image, left; signed under image, right.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000006.tif (AC Scan)

00044504.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 29.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Studios (work spaces)  Search this
Singers  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref44
Online Media:

Frank Sinatra [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Sinatra singing into microphone at New York City recording studio. Title below image, signed at lower right.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Singers -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref45
Online Media:

Curatorial Records, 1997-2017

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Culture and the Arts  Search this
Subject:
Hasse, John Edward 1948-  Search this
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Charles, Ray 1930-2004  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Music, Sports, and Entertainment  Search this
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra  Search this
Type:
Electronic mail
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
1997
1997-2017
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Music--History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicologists  Search this
Jazz musicians  Search this
Music trade  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
International Jazz Appreciation Month  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-023
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 5/9/2007 memorandum, Johnstone to Hoover; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1933-2017 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Culture and the Arts]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404537

John R. Tumpak Big Band Oral History Collection

Interviewee:
Cecil, Chuck, 1922-  Search this
Chiacco, Bob  Search this
Childers, Buddy, 1926-2007  Search this
Comstock, Frank  Search this
Bernardi, Ernani  Search this
Bernhart, Milt, 1926-2004  Search this
Camaratta, Tutti, 1913-2005  Search this
Heidt, Horace, Jr.  Search this
Hillman, Roc, 1910-  Search this
Jeffries, Herb  Search this
Jerome, Henry  Search this
Costanzo, Jack, 1922-  Search this
Cron, Rosalind  Search this
Duncan, Cleveland  Search this
Hanna, Jake  Search this
Alpert, Trigger, 1916-  Search this
Alexander, Van, 1915-  Search this
Simon, George Thomas  Search this
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004  Search this
Sheils, Tom  Search this
Sesma, Chico  Search this
Sevano, Nick  Search this
Robertson, Alastair  Search this
Schwartz, Peggy  Search this
Tracey, Sheila  Search this
Tucker, Orrin  Search this
Stone, Butch  Search this
Tilton, Martha  Search this
Starr, Kay  Search this
Stevens, Garry  Search this
Spear, Sam  Search this
Stafford, Jo  Search this
LaPorta, John  Search this
Kitchens, Mildred  Search this
King, Donna  Search this
King, Dick  Search this
Kahn, Donald, 1918-2008  Search this
Rey, Alvino, 1908-2004  Search this
Pinches, Barbara Knowles  Search this
O'Neill, Dolores, 1917-  Search this
Miller, Bill  Search this
May, Billy  Search this
Mandel, Johnny  Search this
Malone, Raymond J.  Search this
Wain, Bea  Search this
Wilson, Gerald, 1918-  Search this
Whiting, Margaret  Search this
Zarchy, Zeke, 1915-2009  Search this
Donor:
Tumpak, John R., 1940-  Search this
Names:
Beneke, Tex  Search this
Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941  Search this
Knowles, Legh  Search this
Leonard, Jack  Search this
Purtill, Maurice  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral history
Interviews
Articles
Audio cassettes
Date:
1995-2007
Scope and Contents:
Oral history interviews conducted by Tumpak with Big Band figures (listed below), and a set of articles he wrote based on the interviews.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Author and journalist on music subjects.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center by John Tumpak in 2010.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Topic:
Big band music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Articles
Audio cassettes -- 1990-2000
Audio cassettes -- 2000-2010
Citation:
John R. Tumpak Big Band Oral History Collection, 1995-2007, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1215
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1215

O'Brien to Ryan to Goldberg [sheet music]

Topic:
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (motion picture).
Composer:
Edens, Roger  Search this
Creator:
Comden, Betty (lyricist?)  Search this
Green, Adolph (lyricist?)  Search this
Publisher:
Robins Music Corp.  Search this
Names:
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Williams, Esther  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, and Gene Kelly in the MGM musical "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
Local Numbers:
AC0300-0000622.tif

88-15774 (OPPS Neg.)
General:
Subseries 7.1, box 2, folder 5.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Topic:
Sports -- Songs and music -- 1940-1950  Search this
Baseball -- Songs and music -- 1940-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1940-1950
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 7: Sports
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 7: Sports / 7.1: Baseball
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s07-ref845

Old time radio. All-time favorites [sound recording]

Title:
All-time favorites
Author:
Beemer, Brace 1903-1965  Search this
Todd, John  Search this
Moorehead, Agnes 1906-1974  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961  Search this
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Blanc, Mel  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978  Search this
Bogart, Humphrey 1899-1957  Search this
Ladd, Alan  Search this
Sylvester, John  Search this
Griffis, William  Search this
Conrad, William 1920-1994  Search this
Groselle, Ira  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964  Search this
Brown, John  Search this
Skelton, Red 1913-1997  Search this
Tremayne, Les  Search this
Forman, Bill  Search this
Michael, Jay  Search this
Amari, Carl  Search this
Talbot, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1941
P1994
Topic:
Radio serials  Search this
Radio plays, American  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Call number:
disc 000199
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547364

Old time radio. All-time favorites [sound recording]

Title:
All-time favorites
Author:
Beemer, Brace 1903-1965  Search this
Todd, John  Search this
Moorehead, Agnes 1906-1974  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961  Search this
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Blanc, Mel  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978  Search this
Bogart, Humphrey 1899-1957  Search this
Ladd, Alan  Search this
Sylvester, John  Search this
Griffis, William  Search this
Conrad, William 1920-1994  Search this
Groselle, Ira  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964  Search this
Brown, John  Search this
Skelton, Red 1913-1997  Search this
Tremayne, Les  Search this
Forman, Bill  Search this
Michael, Jay  Search this
Amari, Carl  Search this
Talbot, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes (5 hr.) : analog
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1941
P1994
Topic:
Radio serials  Search this
Radio plays, American  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000113
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547371

Why Sinatra matters / Pete Hamill

Author:
Hamill, Pete 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Physical description:
185 p. : ill ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_823747

The Sinatra files : the secret FBI dossier / Tom Kuntz and Phil Kuntz, editors

Author:
Kuntz, Tom  Search this
Kuntz, Phil  Search this
Subject:
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiv, 268 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Archives
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Singers  Search this
Call number:
CT275.S597 S56 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602061

Sessions with Sinatra : Frank Sinatra and the art of recordings / Charles L. Granata

Title:
Frank Sinatra and the art of recordings
Author:
Granata, Charles L  Search this
Subject:
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 238 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
Topic:
Sound recording industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_629850

All or nothing at all : a life of Frank Sinatra / Donald Clarke

Author:
Clarke, Donald 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Sinatra, Frank 1915-1998  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 290 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
Topic:
Singers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525197

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