Guide to the Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0381
Creators:
Edelson, Rachel Goodman
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
Dates:
circa 1964
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
1 oversize file folder
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
A poster documenting Goodman's 1964 tour to Japan and the published sheet music for Brahms's QUINTET FOR CLARINET IN A and SONATA FOR CLARINET IN B.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Unarranged.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Goodman was a big band jazz musician and classically trained clarinetist who studied with James Sylvester and Franz Schoepp; toured Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Russia (1950-64). Recipient of 1982 Kennedy Center Honors Award for his major contribution to "big band"and "swing" jazz and its impact on 20th-century popular American music.

Administration
Author
Scott Schwartz
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Ms. Rachael Goodman Edelson,and Benjie Goodman Lasseau, May 25, 1990.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Music History (now Division of Cultural and Community Life).
Processing Information
Processed by Scott Schwartz, archivisit, 1993.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use on site.
Preferred Citation
Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection, ca. 1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.

Related Archival Materials
Related materials accessioned by Division of Musical History (now Division of Cultural and Community Life) as accession no. 1990.0058.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sheet music Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broadsides -- 1940-1980 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Big bands Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters -- 1960-1980 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan -- 1960-1970 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clarinetists -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History 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