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Conn Baritone Horn, used by William Russo

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
CONN  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 11 in x 9 in; 66.04 cm x 27.94 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
horn
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Date made:
1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.01
Accession number:
2003.0162
Serial number:
N20953
Catalog number:
2003.0162.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-072f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250578
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Conn Valve Trombone, used by William Russo

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
CONN  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 14 in x 37 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
trombone
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.02
Accession number:
2003.0162
Serial number:
M76252
Catalog number:
2003.0162.02
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Exhibition:
South Music Lobby
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-0730-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250579
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Baton

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 36.83 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
baton
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.03
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250580
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Graduation Tassel

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
tassel: 1 in x 1 1/8 in x 11 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 2.8575 cm x 29.845 cm
envelope: 11/16 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 1.74625 cm x 14.605 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
tassel
Date made:
1945
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.04
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250581
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Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fibreboard (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Date made:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.05
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250582
Online Media:

Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fibreboard (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Date made:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.06
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1c4d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250583
Online Media:

Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 3 in; 29.845 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Date made:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.07
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250584
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"Trixie" Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 6 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
mute
Date made:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.08
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.08
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b10-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250585
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Plunger Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 5 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 14.2875 cm
Object Name:
mute
Date made:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.09
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.09
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1d1a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250586
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Elliot Trombone Mouthpiece

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Elliott, Doug  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 6.985 cm x 12.065 cm
shipping box: 3 3/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 15.875 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
mouthpiece
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Silver Spring
Date made:
1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.10
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.10
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b11-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250587
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Trombone Mouthpiece

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Maker:
Remington  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
mouthpiece: 3 11/16 in x 1 9/16 in; 9.36625 cm x 3.96875 cm
box: 2 1/8 in x 3 13/16 in x 2 3/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 9.68375 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
mouthpiece
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.11
Accession number:
2003.0162
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1ccf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250588
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Trombone case, with accessories

Maker:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 7/8 in x 38 in x 16 in; 27.6225 cm x 96.52 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
case with accessories
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.02.01
Catalog number:
2003.0162.02.01
Accession number:
2003.0162
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bbbd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800154
Online Media:

Baritone Horn Case, with accessories

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
leatherette (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 29 in x 13 5/8 in; 26.035 cm x 73.66 cm x 34.6075 cm
Object Name:
case with accessories
Date made:
ca 1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.01.01
Catalog number:
2003.0162.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0162
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6dfc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802134
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Chicago Jazz Ensemble (2 discs)

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 172
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 24, 1966
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 9: Audiovisual Materials / 9.2: Reel-to-reel audio tapes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref2385

Pt. 1 Chicago Jazz Ensemble Skyline Stage (Betacam SP)

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 185
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
June 13, 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 9: Audiovisual Materials / 9.7: Mono
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref2530

The Chicago Jazz Ensemble

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 151, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
March 4, 2002
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 4: Publicity Programs and Reviews / 4.1: Publicity and Programs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref1933

Program- Chicago Jazz Ensemble

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 151, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002-2003
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 4: Publicity Programs and Reviews / 4.1: Publicity and Programs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref1934

"William Russo and the Chicago Jazz Ensemble/Chicago on Tap" Downbeat

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 156, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 1997
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 4: Publicity Programs and Reviews / 4.3: Magazines
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref2047

Posters and Artwork

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960s-2000
Scope and Contents:
This series has posters for many of Russo's staged productions, such as "The Bacchae," "Aesop's Fables," "Pedrolino's Revenge," "Antigone," and "Talking to the Sun." There are also posters for jazz festivals and performances by the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Also included is an oil painting of Russo. This series is alphabetically arranged.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0845, Series 5
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref2056

1st Concert of Chicago Jazz Ensemble

Collection Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Russo, William, 1928-2003  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Claxton, William  Search this
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Composer:
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Collection Musician:
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Container:
Box 162, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 12, 1965
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but an oil painting is 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.
Collection Citation:
William Russo Music and Personal Papers, 1920s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William Russo Music and Personal Papers
William Russo Music and Personal Papers / Series 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0845-ref2099

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