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Creators:
Bukowski, Henry S., 1922-
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1930s-1940s].
Size:
1 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0678
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs and postcards of entertainers, mostly jazz musicians and leaders of dance bands, etc., and related memorabilia.

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Creators:
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
Dates:
n.d.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0904
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Conductor's scores for: "Didn't it Rain", "Shadrack", "This Train", "Sometimes", "Jonah", "Down by the Riverside", "Jonah and the Whale", "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen". Condensed scores for: "Shadrack", "Go Down Moses", Ezekiel", "Motherless Child", "Rock My Soul".

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Creators:
Davis, Miles
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988
Miles Davis Properties.
Dates:
1959.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0920
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript for "Summertime", recorded by Davis and GIl Evans in 1959.

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Creators:
Silver, Horace, 1928-
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0737
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.

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Creators:
Burns, Ralph
Dates:
ca. 1946-1977.
Size:
1 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0736
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials documenting the career of the composer and arranger Ralph Burns. The papers include six holograph scores, three bound presentation scores, photographs, and a bound scrapbook containing photographs, programs and clippings.

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Creators:
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967
Guernsey's New York, New York.
Dates:
1964
Size:
1 Items (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0903
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The original manuscript for Coltrane's composition, "A Love Supreme."

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Creators:
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952
Henderson, Horace, 1904-1988
Lewis, Barbara
Lewis, Barry
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Dates:
1930s-1980s.
Size:
22.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0797
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original music, photographs, recordings, and ephemera documenting the life and professional careers of Horace and Fletcher Henderson.

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Creators:
Free, Jerry D.
International Battle of the Bands, Inc.
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
32 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0677
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records, scrapbooks, audio disks, videotape, audio tape, and photographs documenting the business and entertainment activities at the International Battle of the Bands.

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Creators:
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Mandel, Roberta
Schirmer, G., Inc.
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Dates:
undated and 1988-1989.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (0.12,cu. ft. :,1,box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0430
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two transcriptions by Roberta Mandel of Billy Strayhorn's composition, "Blood Count"; five transcriptions by David Berger: "Harlem Airshaft", "Ko-Ko", "Subtle Lament", "Flaming Sword", "Mainstem", and "Jack the Bear", all composed by Duke Ellington; and two G. Schirmer transcriptions of Ellington's "Come Sunday".

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Creators:
Anderson, William "Cat" (musician), 1916-1981
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
1967-1991.
Size:
0.16 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom.",Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.

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