Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0389
Creators:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-
Office of Printing and Photographic Services (later, Office of Imaging, Printing, and Photography), Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1923-1972
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Collection consists of 157 8" x 10" black-and-white photographic copy prints of photographs in Frank Driggs's collection: Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Some copy prints have Smithsonian negative numbers.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection arranged into ten series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Photographer and collector.

Administration
Location of Originals
Copy negatives.
Processing Information
Processed by Archives Center staff.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Frank Driggs, January 11, 1991.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, 1923-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
The Archives Center does not own rights to these photographs. Contact respository for details.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Related Materials
Materials at Other Organizations
Jazz at Lincoln Center
The Frank Driggs Jazz Photograph Collection was acquired by Jazz at Lincoln Center in 2013. The collection also includes posters, sheet music, records and Frank Driggs' personal papers.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Collection loaned to the Museum by Mr. Driggs, August 11, 1990. Copy prints and negatives were made by the Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services and the original images were returned to Mr. Driggs, August 2, 1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Musicians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1980-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Copy prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reproductions Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 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