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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, 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.AC.1388
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1388
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:

Musical Orchids [sound recording}

Artist:
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
RA-RAMS-78-0115-4
RCA Victor (filed under Victor) 139
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_338295

Old time radio. Mysteries [sound recording]

Title:
Mysteries
Author:
Nepodahl, Lawrence  Search this
Frost, Alice prf  Search this
O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985 prf  Search this
Johnson, Raymond Edward prf  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994 prf  Search this
Blondell, Gloria prf  Search this
Widmark, Richard prf  Search this
Zerbe, Lawson prf  Search this
Welles, Orson 1915-1985 prf  Search this
Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967 prf  Search this
Webb, Jack 1920-1982 prf  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes (6 hr.) : analog
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1999
1940
P1999
Topic:
Detective and mystery plays, American  Search this
Radio plays, American  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000149
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602963

Old time radio. Mysteries [sound recording]

Title:
Mysteries
Author:
Nepodahl, Lawrence  Search this
Frost, Alice prf  Search this
O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985 prf  Search this
Johnson, Raymond Edward prf  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994 prf  Search this
Blondell, Gloria prf  Search this
Widmark, Richard prf  Search this
Zerbe, Lawson prf  Search this
Welles, Orson 1915-1985 prf  Search this
Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967 prf  Search this
Webb, Jack 1920-1982 prf  Search this
Physical description:
6 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1999
1940
P1999
Topic:
Detective and mystery plays, American  Search this
Radio plays, American  Search this
Call number:
disc 000276
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_603088

Old time radio. Comedy favorites [sound recording]

Title:
Comedy favorites
Author:
Benny, Jack 1894-1974 prf  Search this
Livingstone, Mary prf  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995 prf  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988 prf  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977 prf  Search this
Wilson, Don 1900-1982 prf  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996 prf  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964 prf  Search this
Felton, Verna prf 1890-1966  Search this
Blanc, Mel prf  Search this
Goodwin, Bill 1910-1958 prf  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978 prf  Search this
Boyer, Charles 1899-1978 prf  Search this
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964 prf  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy 1905-1956 prf  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994 prf  Search this
Gordon, Bert prf  Search this
McDaniel, Hattie 1895-1952 prf  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988 prf  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961 prf  Search this
Bryan, Arthur Q prf  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964 prf  Search this
Brown, John prf  Search this
Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994 prf  Search this
Gardner, Ed 1901-1963 prf  Search this
Peary, Harold 1908-1985 prf  Search this
Arden, Eve 1912-1990 prf  Search this
Gordon, Gale 1906-1995 prf  Search this
Chandler, Jeff 1918-1961 prf  Search this
Crenna, Richard 1927-2003 prf  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956 prf  Search this
Hoffa, Portland prf  Search this
Ameche, Don prf  Search this
Langford, Frances prf  Search this
Ellis, Bobby prf  Search this
Grimes, Jackie prf  Search this
Amari, Carl prd  Search this
Talbot, Bruce prd  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1942
P1994
Topic:
Radio comedies  Search this
Radio serials  Search this
Call number:
disc 000201
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548054

Old-time radio. Comedy favorites [sound recording]

Title:
Comedy favorites
Author:
Benny, Jack 1894-1974 prf  Search this
Livingstone, Mary prf  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995 prf  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988 prf  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977 prf  Search this
Wilson, Don 1900-1982 prf  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996 prf  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964 prf  Search this
Felton, Verna prf 1890-1966  Search this
Blanc, Mel prf  Search this
Goodwin, Bill 1910-1958 prf  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978 prf  Search this
Boyer, Charles 1899-1978 prf  Search this
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964 prf  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy 1905-1956 prf  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994 prf  Search this
Gordon, Bert prf  Search this
McDaniel, Hattie 1895-1952 prf  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988 prf  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961 prf  Search this
Bryan, Arthur Q prf  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964 prf  Search this
Brown, John prf  Search this
Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994 prf  Search this
Gardner, Ed 1901-1963 prf  Search this
Peary, Harold 1908-1985 prf  Search this
Arden, Eve 1912-1990 prf  Search this
Gordon, Gale 1906-1995 prf  Search this
Chandler, Jeff 1918-1961 prf  Search this
Crenna, Richard 1927-2003 prf  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956 prf  Search this
Hoffa, Portland prf  Search this
Ameche, Don prf  Search this
Langford, Frances prf  Search this
Ellis, Bobby prf  Search this
Grimes, Jackie prf  Search this
Amari, Carl prd  Search this
Talbot, Bruce prd  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes (5 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1942
P1994
Topic:
Radio comedies  Search this
Radio serials  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000115
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548063

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