Guide to the Ken Rattenbury Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1967-1991.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.16 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom.",Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Professional musician, author of "Duke Ellington Jazz Composer", editor of "Crescendo International", and member/organizer of the music group "Jazz Five."

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Ken Rattenbury, 1991, June 15.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Ken Rattenbury Collection, 1967-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Transcriptions Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theses Type 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