Musical History Documents and Graphics Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0485
Creators:
Vip (Virgil Franklin Partch), 1916-
Partch, Virgil Franklin, 1916-
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History
Goodman, Benjie
Addams, Charles, 1912-
Dates:
1872-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Miscellaneous documents and pictorial items related to music, and a set of documents associated with Gibson banjoes.
Scope and Contents note
Series 1:,The first group includes a diploma from the Northeast Conservatory of Music (1872); a painted etching of I. F. Norton, trumpeter; a drawing of Benny Goodman's studio by Benjie Goodman (1984); a photograph of Benny Goodman; original ink cartoons by Charles Addams and Virgil Partch; a newspaper advertisement for the Jubilee singers; sheet music; and memorabilia from a vaudeville act.
Scope and Contents note
Series 2:,The banjo material includes tickets, letters, programs, and photograph albums.

Arrangement
Arrangement
2 series. Unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This collection contains musical history documents and graphics.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Division of Musical History (NMAH, SI).,Transfer.,1993/04/02.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photograph albums Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diplomas Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clarinetists -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoons (humorous images) -- 1940-1980 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Banjo music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albums Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vaudeville Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings -- 1980-1990 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trumpet players -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Studios and workshops -- Drawings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheet music Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs -- Concerts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norton, I.F. (trumpeter) -- Etching Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northeast Conservatory of Music. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jubilee Singers. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gibson Co. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986 Personal Name 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
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives