New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Collection
NMAH.AC.0390

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0390
Creators:
Duke Ellington Society, New York Chapter.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library.
Dates:
1960-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.1 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
68 cassette audiotape recordings of oral history interviews and presentations, and 55 newsletters compiled by the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society, 1960-1991.
Audiotapes and Newsletters from the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Meetings.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Unarranged.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society is located in New York and focuses on the life and career of musician and composer, Edward "Duke" Ellington.

Administration
Location of Originals
Original recordings in the Duke Ellington Society Archives at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, New York, New York.
Processing Information note
This collection is unprocessed.
Author
Finding aid prepared by David Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Morris Hodara, February 4, 1992.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment, but collection is unprocessed.
Preferred Citation
New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Collection, 1960-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. (See "Reproductions" for additional credit line information.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Certain restrictions on usage: Any use of these recordings for publication (in electronic or print form) must provide a credit line with the name of the speaker or interviewee, the name of the person conducting the interview, and the date (when available). The credit line also must contain the following statement: "original recording in the Duke Ellington Society Archives at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, New York, New York." Contact staff for further information.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of the Duke Ellington Society, New York Chapter, through Morris Hodara, President.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes--1950-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews--1950-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians--United States Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz--1950-2000 Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music--20th century--United States Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians--United States Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters--1950-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history--1950-2000 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