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Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera

Creator:
Hazen, Margaret Hindle  Search this
Hazen, Robert M.  Search this
Extent:
13.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Programs
Posters
Stereographs
Sheet music
Picture postcards
Postcards
Pillows
Photographs
Textile fabrics
Ephemera
Cabinet photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Cabinet prints
Ambrotypes
Advertisements
Newspapers
Date:
circa 1818-1931
Scope and Contents note:
Large collection of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera, and music related to the brass band movement in the United States: includes 8 ambrotypes, 36 tintypes, 59 stereographs, 66 cabinet prints, 90 cartes-de-visite, 150 large photoprints, and 874 picture postcards; also posters, concert programs, instrument manufacturers' advertisemements and ephemera, periodicals, sheet music, etc.
Arrangement:
3 series: (1) photographs; (2) ephemera; and (3) resources in American band history. Series 1 has 7 sub-series: (1) ambrotypes; (2) tintypes; (3) stereographs; (4) cabinet prints; (5) cartes-de-visite; (6) large mounted photoprints; and (7) postcards. Series 2 has 7 sub-series: (1) company ephemera; (2) band ephemera; (3) music; (4) periodicals; (5) oversized paper ephemera; (6) artifacts (3-dimensional); and (7) folio-size broadsides. Geographical arrangement within postcard and stereograph sub-series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hazen formed this collection in conjunction with their research on the American brass band movement.
Provenance:
Collection purchased from Dr. Robert Hazen, May 23, 1985 (1988.3028).
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.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:
Musicians -- 1900-1950  Search this
Music ensembles -- Photographs  Search this
Musicians -- 1830-1880  Search this
Musical instruments -- Photographs  Search this
Brass bands -- Photographs  Search this
Bandstands  Search this
Bands (Music) -- Photographs  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Programs -- Concerts
Posters
Stereographs
Sheet music -- Manuscripts -- 19th century
Picture postcards
Postcards
Pillows -- Photographs
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Textile fabrics -- Photographs on
Ephemera
Cabinet photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Cabinet prints
Ambrotypes
Advertisements
Photographs -- 1890-1900
Newspapers
Citation:
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera, ca. 1818-1931, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0253
See more items in:
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0253
Online Media:

Merry Sleigh Bells [illustrated sheet music]

Creator:
Lovering & Davis (daguerreotypists)  Search this
Publisher:
Ditson, Oliver  Search this
Names:
Gibson Troupe (musicians).  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6 pp., 13-1/2 x 10-1/2")
Type:
Archival materials
Daguerreotypes
Sheet music
Lithographs
Date:
1843
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration (lithograph) shows four musicians: three men with violin, cello, and harp, and a woman with a guitar. Lithograph is signed but difficult to read ("Smith--" [?]). Imprint under illustration: "From Daguerreotypes by Lovering & Davis" (probably a separate daguerreotype for each figure). The song is part of a series of 16 items, "Songs & Glees."
General:
From temporary box 54A, "Early Families/Troupes", "Gibson Troupe" folder.
Publication:
Boston., Oliver Ditson., 1843
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:
Musicians -- 1830-1880  Search this
Genre/Form:
Daguerreotypes
Sheet music -- 19th century
Lithographs -- 19th century
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 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.1: Early Troupes & Bandmasters / Early Troupes / Miscellaneous Early Troupes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref1990

O! Lady, Sweetest Lady. Serenade [illustrated sheet music]

Creator:
Litch & Wipple (daguerreotypists)  Search this
Names:
Harmoneons (vocal group).  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6 pp., 13-1/2 x 10-1/2")
Type:
Archival materials
Daguerreotypes
Sheet music
Lithographs
Date:
1846
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration (lithograph) shows four standing male musicians (singers). Lithograph by W. Sharp & Co. "From a Daguerreotype by Litch & Wipple [sic]." Music by L.V.H. Crosby, words by J.S. Davis. From series, "Melodies of the Harmoneons."
General:
Folder contains other items with lithographic illustrations derived from daguerreotypes, including the cover of "Songs and Glees," also from the Gibson Troupe, showing three men with harp, violin, and cello, and a woman with a guitar.
From temporary box 54C, "Early Families/Troupes", "Harmoneon Family" folder. Moved to Series 11
Publication:
Boston., C. Bradlee & Co., 1846
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:
Singers  Search this
Musicians -- 1830-1880  Search this
Genre/Form:
Daguerreotypes
Sheet music -- 19th century
Lithographs -- 19th century
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 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.1: Early Troupes & Bandmasters / Early Troupes / Harmoneons, The
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref1991

Adrien-Francois Servais Papers

Author:
Servais, Joseph  Search this
Collector:
Servais, Adrien-Francois, 1807-1866 (musician)  Search this
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Names:
Fishoff, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Lithographs
Photographs
Date:
1842-1884.
Scope and Contents:
Five letters of Adrien-Francois Servais, describing his personal experiences as he traveled and gave concerts, including three from his son Joseph Servais (1850-1885), dated September 7, 1871, June 7, 1877, and December 30, 1884. Also includes a photograph of Adrien-Francois Servais with cello with an endpin and a lithograph of Francois Servais, signed and dedicated to Joseph Fishoff.
Biographical / Historical:
Adrien-Francois Servais was among the first of the nineteenth century virtuosi whose exploration of the capabilities of the cello stimulated composers to consider that instrument's capabilities. Renowned for his acrobatic technique, which dazzled audiences throughout Europe, and his expressive style and powerful tone, Servais was once described as "the Paganini of the cello."
Provenance:
Collection donated by Miss Charlotte Bergen, 1981.
Restrictions:
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:
Musicians -- 1830-1880  Search this
Cello  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Lithographs -- 19th century
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Adrien-Francois Servais Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0195
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0195

The History of the Royal Hawaiian Band Collection

Creator:
Bandy, David Wayne (Secretary, Friends of the Royal Hawaiian Band)  Search this
Names:
Amasiu, John  Search this
Baker, Robert H.  Search this
Baptiste, William L.  Search this
Berger, Henry  Search this
Christoph, Earle  Search this
Hyatt, George Washington (African American)  Search this
Kamehameha, King of Hawaii  Search this
Kawashima, Kenneth K.  Search this
Kealakai, Mekia  Search this
King, Charles E.  Search this
Krause, Lloyd  Search this
Medina, Frank  Search this
Merseburgh, William  Search this
Moro, Domenico  Search this
Northcott, William  Search this
Oliver  Search this
Peters, Kalani  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (0.3,cu. ft.:,1,box.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Theses
Masters theses
Place:
Honolulu (Hawaii) -- 1830-1980
Hawaii -- 1830-1980
Date:
1836-1980
Scope and Contents note:
A thesis documenting the history of the Royal Hawaiian Band, 1836-1980. The history of the band is important because it parallels the history of Hawaii itself and the development of music education. Research sources included books, newspaper articles, periodicals, diaries, government papers and documents, and interviews. Appendices include sample musical programs, musical reportoire, membership rosters, listing of tours and a listing of sound recordings.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Friends of the Royal Hawaiian Band, through David Wayne Bandy, 1989, October 30.
Restrictions:
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:
Musicians -- 1830-1880  Search this
Bandmasters -- 1830-1980  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1830-1980  Search this
Ethnic diversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Theses
Masters theses -- 1980-1990
Citation:
The History of the Royal Hawaiian Band Collection, 1836-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0361
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0361

Cyphorhinus arada arada

Collector:
A. Wolle SR.  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Demarara, Guyana, South America
Collection Date:
-- -- 18--
Common name:
Musician Wren
Musician Wren (Musician)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Troglodytidae
Published Name:
Cyphorhinus arada arada
USNM Number:
92017
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/304799971-7071-471d-83a7-e58739a49fc0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4432817

Cyphorhinus arada arada

Collector:
O. Lugger  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Unknown
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Demerara, Guyana, South America
Collection Date:
-- -- 18--
Common name:
Musician Wren
Musician Wren (Musician)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Troglodytidae
Published Name:
Cyphorhinus arada arada
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 61
USNM Number:
81781
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b3c0ee62-75c6-45b6-a21a-85c8f1ea0c96
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4432820

[Trade catalogs from John R. Parker]

Company Name:
John R. Parker  Search this
Related companies:
Franklin Music Warehouse  Search this
Notes content:
Photocopy of an 1820 "Catalog of Music and Musical Instruments, Comprising Every Species of Musical Merchandise for sale at Franklin Music Warehouse, together with a great variety of the newest and most approved vocal and instrumental compositions of all the favorite authors." Primarily music arranged for the piano forte. Listed instruments include: organs , piano fortes , harps , clarionets , fifes , oboes , violins and cremonas , violas ,bassoons , horns , cymbals , triangles , trumpets and kettle drums. John Rowe Parker (1777-1844) was a merchant, music dealer, and publisher active in Boston. He opened a music store, Franklin Music Warehouse, in Boston in 1817 where he sold pianos, organs, other musical instruments, music and related merchandise. While not a musician himself, Parker was active in the promotion of music in the United States in the early nineteenth-century. In 1820 he launched The Euterpiad, which quickly became one of the major early American music periodicals. The Euterpiad ceased publication in 1823, and Parker left the music business to become an importer in 1824. (see biographical sketch http://www.esm.rochester.edu/sibley/specialc/findaids/parker.htm).
Includes:
Trade catalog
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Musical instruments  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Bells and bell foundries  Search this
Topic:
Bell founding  Search this
Bells  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Metals  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28721
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28721

Spirituals and the birth of a black entertainment industry / Sandra Jean Graham

Author:
Graham, Sandra J (Sandra Jean)  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 330 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
African Americans--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Jubilee singers  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)--History and criticism  Search this
Minstrel shows--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093444

Harmonious triads : physicists, musicians, and instrument makers in ninteenth-century Germany / Myles W. Jackson

Author:
Jackson, Myles W  Search this
Physical description:
x, 395 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
2006
C2006
19th century
Topic:
Music--Acoustics and physics  Search this
Music--Philosophy and aesthetics  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816936

Jump Jim Crow : lost plays, lyrics, and street prose of the first Atlantic popular culture / W.T. Lhamon, Jr

Author:
Lhamon, W. T  Search this
Subject:
Rice, Tom 1808-1860  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 459 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Literary collections
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
19th century
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Social classes  Search this
Popular literature  Search this
American literature  Search this
Blackface entertainers--History  Search this
African Americans in literature  Search this
Social classes in literature  Search this
Minstrel shows--History  Search this
Blacks in literature  Search this
Race in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_721522

Music of the Civil War era / Steven H. Cornelius

Author:
Cornelius, Steven 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 295 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
19th century
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Music--Social aspects  Search this
History  Search this
Music and the war  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_740117

Bugle resounding : music and musicians of the Civil War era / edited by Bruce C. Kelley and Mark A. Snell

Author:
National Conference on Music of the Civil War Era  Search this
Snell, Mark A  Search this
Kelley, Bruce C  Search this
Physical description:
x, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Songs and music
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
19th century
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Music--History and criticism  Search this
History  Search this
History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775193

'Backside Albany' and early blackface minstrelsy : a contextual study of America's first blackface song / William J. Mahar

Author:
Mahar, William J (William John) 1938-  Search this
Hawkins, Micah 1777-1825 Backside Albany  Search this
Subject:
Hawkins, Micah 1777-1825 Backside Albany  Search this
Physical description:
p. [1]-27 : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
19th century
Topic:
Minstrel music  Search this
Blackface entertainers  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
Minstrel shows  Search this
Call number:
ML2879 .M34 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601184

Demons of disorder : early blackface minstrels and their world / Dale Cockrell

Author:
Cockrell, Dale  Search this
Subject:
Dixon, George Washington 1808-1861  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 236 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
19th century
Topic:
Minstrel shows--History  Search this
Minstrel music--History and criticism  Search this
Blackface entertainers  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539045

Behind the burnt cork mask : early blackface minstrelsy and Antebellum American popular culture / William J. Mahar

Author:
Mahar, William J (William John) 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
C1999
19th century
Topic:
Minstrel shows  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_553453

Inside the minstrel mask : readings in nineteenth-century blackface minstrelsy / edited by Annemarie Bean, James V. Hatch, and Brooks McNamara ; foreword by Mel Watkins

Author:
Bean, Annemarie  Search this
Hatch, James Vernon 1928-  Search this
McNamara, Brooks  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
C1996
19th century
Topic:
Minstrel shows--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_562342

The Isles of Shoals remembered : a legacy from America's first musicians' and artists' colony / introduced with text by Caleb Mason

Author:
Mason, Caleb 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.)
Date:
1992
C1992
19th century
Topic:
Artist colonies  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
Arts, Modern  Search this
Artists--Biography  Search this
Call number:
NX505.I84 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441888

Music and musicians in early nineteenth-century Cornwall : the world of Joseph Emidy-- slave, violinist, and composer / by Richard McGrady

Author:
McGrady, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Emidy, Joseph ca. 1775-1835  Search this
Physical description:
168 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
England
Cornwall (County)
Date:
1991
19th century
Topic:
Violinists  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
ML418.E5M4 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_444937

Strong on music : the New York music scene in the days of George Templeton Strong / with annotations and illuminations by Vera Brodsky Lawrence

Author:
Lawrence, Vera Brodsky  Search this
Strong, George Templeton 1820-1875  Search this
Subject:
Strong, George Templeton 1820-1875 Diaries  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1987
1995
1987-1995
19th century
Topic:
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Musicians--Diaries  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Call number:
ML200.8.N5L4 1987X
CT275.S921L4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_334326

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