Guide to the Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0253
Creators:
Hazen, Margaret Hindle
Hazen, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1818-1931
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13.5 Cubic feet
20 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Large collection of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera, and music related to the brass band movement in the United States: includes 8 ambrotypes, 36 tintypes, 59 stereographs, 66 cabinet prints, 90 cartes-de-visite, 150 large photoprints, and 874 picture postcards; also posters, concert programs, instrument manufacturers' advertisemements and ephemera, periodicals, sheet music, etc.

Arrangement
Arrangement
3 series: (1) photographs; (2) ephemera; and (3) resources in American band history. Series 1 has 7 sub-series: (1) ambrotypes; (2) tintypes; (3) stereographs; (4) cabinet prints; (5) cartes-de-visite; (6) large mounted photoprints; and (7) postcards. Series 2 has 7 sub-series: (1) company ephemera; (2) band ephemera; (3) music; (4) periodicals; (5) oversized paper ephemera; (6) artifacts (3-dimensional); and (7) folio-size broadsides. Geographical arrangement within postcard and stereograph sub-series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hazen formed this collection in conjunction with their research on the American brass band movement.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Margaret Hazen, 1990
Author
Margaret Hindle Hazen
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection purchased from Dr. Robert Hazen, May 23, 1985 (1988.3028).

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use on site. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera, ca. 1818-1931, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.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.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Dr. Robert M. Hazen, purchase, late 1986 (1988.3029) and Dr. Robert M. Hazen, purchase, March 3, 1987 (1988.3030).

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Items collected by Dr. and Mrs. Hazen from various sources, especially commercial dealers, over a period of several years, then offered to the Archives Center, through the Division of Musical Instruments (later Musical History); acquired in three separate transactions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Programs -- Concerts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheet music -- Manuscripts -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picture postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pillows -- Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- 1900-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Textile fabrics -- Photographs on Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music ensembles -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- 1830-1880 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musical instruments -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cabinet photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brass bands -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartes-de-visite Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cabinet prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ambrotypes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bandstands Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bands (Music) -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1890-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspapers Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Periodicals Topic 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