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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, 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  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 (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:

Rich, Buddy; Recording Studio, New York City, 1954

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
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.
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-ref42

Rich, Buddy

Collection Collector:
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Sidney, George, 1916-2002  Search this
Collection Donor:
Sidney, Corinne Entratter  Search this
Container:
Box 60, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with cotton gloves. Researchers may use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis and as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of the collection requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to LP recordings is only possible by special arrangement.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. All requests for permission to use these materials for non-museum purposes must be addressed directly to the Archives Center, and the Archives Center will forward the request to the copyright holder. Collection items are available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
George Sidney Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, gift of Corinne Entratter Sidney
See more items in:
George Sidney Collection
George Sidney Collection / Series 1: Photographs, Photographic Negatives, and Slides / 1.3: Personalities and People
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0867-ref604

RICH, BUDDY

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref317

undated I'm Looking You Over, also known as Ruth

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 37, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / RICH, BUDDY
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref318

undated Midnight Cowboy: He Quit Me/Tears and Joys

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 37, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / RICH, BUDDY
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref319

How High the Moon

Recording artist:
Smith, Willie  Search this
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Phillips, Flip  Search this
Clayton, Buck  Search this
Young, Trummy  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Kersey, Kenny  Search this
Fonville, Benny  Search this
Maker:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.633
Maker number:
11009
Catalog number:
1978.0670.633
Accession number:
1978.0670
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b8d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668174
Online Media:

How High the Moon

Recording artist:
Smith, Willie  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Kersey, Kenny  Search this
Fonville, Benny  Search this
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Phillips, Flip  Search this
Clayton, Buck  Search this
Young, Trummy  Search this
Maker:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.634
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
11010
Catalog number:
1978.0670.634
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-da3a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668175
Online Media:

Sweet Georgia Brown; High On an Open Mike

Recording artist:
Ventura, Charlie  Search this
Harris, Bill  Search this
Valente, Al  Search this
Burns, Ralph  Search this
Jackson, Chubby  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Eager, Allen  Search this
Navarro, Fats  Search this
Maker:
Vox  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1947
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.685
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
16102
VSP 310
Catalog number:
1978.0670.685
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e738-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668485
Online Media:

Sweet Georgia Brown; High on an Open Mike

Recording artist:
Ventura, Charlie  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Navarro, Fats  Search this
Burns, Ralph  Search this
Valente, Al  Search this
Eager, Allen  Search this
Harris, Bill  Search this
Jackson, Chubby  Search this
Maker:
Vox  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1947
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.686
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
16103
VSP 310
Catalog number:
1978.0670.686
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-dcc9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668486
Online Media:

Sweet Georgia Brown; High on an Open Mike

Recording artist:
Ventura, Charlie  Search this
Eager, Allen  Search this
Harris, Bill  Search this
Jackson, Chubby  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Navarro, Fats  Search this
Burns, Ralph  Search this
Valente, Al  Search this
Maker:
Vox  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1947
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.687
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
16104
VSP 310
Catalog number:
1978.0670.687
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e739-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668487
Online Media:

In Between, The; Mercy, Mercy

Recording artist:
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Maker:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Other Terms:
Phonorecord; 33 1/3 Rpm
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.308
Maker number:
P-11137
AFRTS P-11138
RL-31-9
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.308
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d124-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670622

JATP Blues

Recording artist:
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Ashby, Irving  Search this
Hadnott, Billy  Search this
Kersey, Kenny  Search this
Young, Lester  Search this
Smith, Willie  Search this
Parker, Charlie  Search this
Clayton, Buck  Search this
Maker:
Clef  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.482
Maker number:
103
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.482
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cdd4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676168
Online Media:

Slow Drag

Recording artist:
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Hadnott, Billy  Search this
Young, Lester  Search this
Clayton, Buck  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Kersey, Kenny  Search this
Maker:
Clef  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.483
Maker number:
1023
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.483
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cdd5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676169
Online Media:

JATP Blues

Recording artist:
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Young, Lester  Search this
Smith, Willie  Search this
Parker, Charlie  Search this
Clayton, Buck  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Ashby, Irving  Search this
Hadnott, Billy  Search this
Kersey, Kenny  Search this
Maker:
Clef  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; 78 rpm
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Jazz  Search this
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.481
Maker number:
101
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.481
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-ae3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676170
Online Media:

[Ella Fitzgerald walking down steps from stage, also Oscar Peterson (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Herb Ellis (guitar), Buddy Rich? (drums), undated.] [Black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Names:
Brown, Ray, (jazz musician) (Raymond Mathews)  Search this
Ellis, Herb  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Fishman, Charles  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (2-1/2" x 2-1/2".)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Arrangement:
Box No.1.
Local Numbers:
AC0979-0000020.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Included in Archives Center Jazz Appreciation Month display, April 1-May 31, 2010, "Jazz at the Philharmonic--Bringing Jazz to the World," curated by Wendy Shay.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie / Series 8: Photographs / 8.1: Dizzy Gillespie / Personal and professional photographs of Dizzy Gillespie
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0979-ref1278

Bass Drum Case, used by Buddy Rich

User:
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
strapping (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 1/4 in x 29 in x 29 1/2 in; 48.895 cm x 73.66 cm x 74.93 cm
Object Name:
case
Place made:
United States
Date made:
early 1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Cathy and Marie Rich
ID Number:
1988.0665.03.01
Catalog number:
1988.0665.03.01
Accession number:
1988.0665
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b97f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800565
Online Media:

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:

Aerial Tom Tom Case, used by Buddy Rich

User:
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
strapping (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/8 in x 16 in x 16 1/2 in; 33.3375 cm x 40.64 cm x 41.91 cm
Object Name:
case
Place made:
United States
Date made:
early 1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Cathy and Marie Rich
ID Number:
1988.0665.04.01
Catalog number:
1988.0665.04.01
Accession number:
1988.0665
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b980-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800568
Online Media:

Tom Tom Case, used by Buddy Rich

User:
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
strapping (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/8 in x 19 3/4 in x 19 3/4 in; 46.0375 cm x 50.165 cm x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
case
Place made:
United States
Date made:
early 1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Cathy and Marie Rich
ID Number:
1988.0665.01.01
Catalog number:
1988.0665.01.01
Accession number:
1988.0665
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b981-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800571
Online Media:

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