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Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Mooney, Art  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  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  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  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  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 (1 box, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Date:
1927 - 1966
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:
: 1 series.
Provenance:
Cohasco, Inc.,Purchase.,2016,ACNMAH 1388; Nonacc. No. pending.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access 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:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Big band music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs -- Concerts
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1388
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1388
Online Media:

As We Are Today

Lyricist:
Tobias, Charles  Search this
Depicted (sitter):
Haver, June  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Maker:
Remick Music Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 1/16 in; 30.48 cm x 23.01875 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1950
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
ID Number:
2017.3021.235
Nonaccession number:
2017.3021
Catalog number:
2017.3021.235
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6e26-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859497

Do-Do-Do

Lyricist:
Gershwin, Ira  Search this
Composer:
Gershwin, George  Search this
Depicted (sitter):
Day, Doris  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Maker:
Harms, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
sheet msuci
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1926
ID Number:
2017.3021.329
Nonaccession number:
2017.3021
Catalog number:
2017.3021.329
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8ec7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1860901

Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Mooney, Art  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  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  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, 1900-1971  Search this
Barnet, Charlie  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  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  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 (1 box, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Date:
1927 - 1966
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:
: 1 series.
Provenance:
Cohasco, Inc.,Purchase.,2016,ACNMAH 1388; Nonacc. No. pending.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access 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:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Big band music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs -- Concerts
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah
Online Media:

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Artist:
Philippe Halsman, 02 May 1906 - 25 Jun 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Rodgers, 28 Jun 1902 - 30 Dec 1979  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II, 12 Jul 1895 - 23 Aug 1960  Search this
Tony Martin, 25 Dec 1913 - 27 July 2012  Search this
Rosemary Clooney, 23 May 1928 - 29 Jun 2002  Search this
Florence Henderson, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Gordon MacRae, 12 Mar 1921 - 24 Jan 1986  Search this
Mary Martin, 1 Dec 1913 - 3 Nov 1990  Search this
Ezio Pinza, 18 May 1892 - 9 May 1957  Search this
Patricia Morison, born 19 Mar 1914  Search this
Yul Brynner, 11 Jul 1915 - 10 Oct 1985  Search this
Jan Clayton, 26 Aug 1917 - 28 Aug 1983  Search this
John Raitt, 19 Jan 1917 - 20 Feb 2005  Search this
William Foster Hayes III, born 25 Jun 1925  Search this
Janice Rule, 15 Aug 1931 - 17 Oct 2003  Search this
Edgar Bergen, 16 Feb 1903 - 30 Sep 1978  Search this
Ed Sullivan, 28 Sep 1902 - 13 Oct 1974  Search this
Groucho Marx, 2 Oct 1895 - 19 Aug 1977  Search this
Jack Benny, 14 Feb 1894 - 26 Dec 1974  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 33.4 x 27cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1954
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Jack Benny: Male  Search this
Jack Benny: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Male  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Literature\Writer\Librettist  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Ezio Pinza: Male  Search this
Ezio Pinza: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Ezio Pinza: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Groucho Marx: Male  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Television Personality  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Groucho Marx: Oscar  Search this
Ed Sullivan: Male  Search this
Ed Sullivan: Communications\Journalist\Reporter  Search this
Ed Sullivan: Communications\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Ed Sullivan: Performing Arts\Performer\Television Personality  Search this
Mary Martin: Female  Search this
Mary Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Mary Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Mary Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Mary Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer\Radio  Search this
Mary Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Male  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Richard Rodgers: Oscar  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Male  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer\Ventriloquist  Search this
Edgar Bergen: Oscar  Search this
Yul Brynner: Male  Search this
Yul Brynner: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Yul Brynner: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Yul Brynner: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Yul Brynner: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Yul Brynner: Oscar  Search this
Tony Martin: Male  Search this
Tony Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Tony Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Tony Martin: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer\Radio  Search this
Rosemary Clooney: Female  Search this
Rosemary Clooney: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Rosemary Clooney: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Florence Henderson: Female  Search this
Florence Henderson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Gordon MacRae: Male  Search this
Gordon MacRae: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Gordon MacRae: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Patricia Morison: Female  Search this
Patricia Morison: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Jan Clayton: Female  Search this
Jan Clayton: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Raitt: Male  Search this
John Raitt: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Raitt: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
William Foster Hayes III: Male  Search this
William Foster Hayes III: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Janice Rule: Female  Search this
Janice Rule: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Jane Halsman Bello
Object number:
NPG.98.103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Philippe Halsman Archive
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4afe2a95c-9d73-489a-9842-5af41e423af1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.98.103

My One and Only Highland Fling; Thank You

Recording artist:
Stafford, Jo  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Paul Weston and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Date made:
1949
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Muriel C. Hoitsma
ID Number:
1982.0613.58
Maker number:
57-566
Accession number:
1982.0613
Catalog number:
1982.0613.58
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-efad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_672874

I'll String Along With You; Whispering Hope

Recording artist:
Stafford, Jo  Search this
Paul Weston and his Orchestra  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eula W. Wake in Memory of Harry Wake
ID Number:
1981.0656.113
Accession number:
1981.0656
Maker number:
1642
Catalog number:
1981.0656.113
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d7bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663318

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