Guide to the Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0253
Creators:
Hazen, Margaret Hindle
Hazen, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1818-1931
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
13.5 Cubic feet
20 boxes
Repository:

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

Administration
Author
Margaret Hindle Hazen
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 and now Division of Cultural ad Community Life); acquired in three separate transactions.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection purchased from Dr. Robert Hazen, May 23, 1985 (1988.3028).
Accruals
Dr. Robert M. Hazen, purchase, late 1986 (1988.3029) and Dr. Robert M. Hazen, purchase, March 3, 1987 (1988.3030).
Processing Information
Collection processed by Margaret Hazen, 1990

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
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.
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.

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