Guide to the Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audiovisual Materials
NMAH.AC.0386

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0386
Creators:
Barkin, Stanley
Brown, N.H.
Dimmer, Dennis
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Lasker, Steven
Walburn, Jerry
Dates:
1914-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.2 cubic feet
6 boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Bulletins, programs, broadsides, newsletters, newsclippings, periodicals, photographs, published sheet music and audio and videotapes documenting the life and career of Duke Ellington and the activities of the Ellington Jazz and Music societies.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 6 series: 1. Oral History Project, 1925-1989; 2. Newsletters, 1961-1962; 3. Programs, 1930-1990; 4. Publications, 1938-1988; 5. Newsclippings, 1971-1991; 6. Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1914-1993.
Arrangement
Series 1: Alphabetically arranged.
Arrangement
Series 2-6: Chronologically arranged.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Collection evolved as an unexpected product of the Duke Ellington Oral History Project interviews with Ellington band members, associates, family members and friends, conducted by Marcia Greene and Patricia Willard, 1989- 1991.

Administration
Processing Information note
Processed by Ellen Swartzmeyer and Scott Schwartz, Archives Center staff, 1996
Author
Finding aid prepared by Ellen Swartzmeyer, Scott Schwartz
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Collection donated by Senor Alejandro Szterenfeld, 1992, March 3, and TV Company TET, through Leonid Goldshteyn, 2002, November 5.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
,non-accession number pending.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use on site.,Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Preferred Citation
Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audio-visual Materials, 1914-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use note
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.

Related Archival Materials
Duke Ellington Oral History Project Collection #368, and the Duke Ellington Collection #301.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Artificial collection created as a product of the Duke Ellington Oral History Project, 1989-1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Duke Ellington Society. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broadsides Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music--20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music--Societies, etc. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheet music Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu