Guide to the Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audiovisual Materials
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0386
Creators:
Dimmer, Dennis
Brown, N.H.
Barkin, Stanley
Walburn, Jerry
Lasker, Steven
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1914-2017
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.2 Cubic Feet
6 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Bulletins, programs, broadsides, newsletters, newsclippings, periodicals, photographs, published sheet music and audio and videotapes documenting the life and career of Duke Ellington and the activities of the Ellington Jazz and Music societies.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The Collection is divided into six series. Series 1 is arranged alphabetically and Series 2-6 are arranged chronologically.
Series 1: Oral History Project, 1925-1989
Series 2: Newsletters, 1961-1962
Series 3: Programs, 1930-1990
Series 4; Publications, 1938-1988
Series 5; Newsclippings, 1971-1991
Series 6; Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1914-1993

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Collection evolved as an unexpected product of the Duke Ellington Oral History Project interviews with Ellington band members, associates, family members and friends, conducted by Marcia Greene and Patricia Willard, 1989- 1991.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Ellen Swartzmeyer and Scott Schwartz, Archives Center staff, 1996
Author
Ellen Swartzmeyer, Scott Schwartz
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Senor Alejandro Szterenfeld, 1992, March 3, and TV Company TET, through Leonid Goldshteyn, November 5, 2002.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Preferred Citation
Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audio-visual Materials, 1914-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.

Related Archival Materials
Materials in the Archives Center
Duke Ellington Oral History Project Collection (AC036)
Duke Ellington Collection (AC0301)

Accruals
Accruals
1 DVD added from James Gillepie, 2018.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Artificial collection created as a product of the Duke Ellington Oral History Project, 1989-1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Videotapes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broadsides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheet music Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Societies, etc. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duke Ellington Society Corporate 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