Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0551
Creators:
Bernholm, Jonas, 1946-
Dates:
1976-1991.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 Cubic Feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Documents relating to Bernholm's lifelong interest and work promoting black American music. Correspondence between Bernholm and numerous R&B artists, collaborators, record companies, and fan clubs; Bernholm's research and notes on R&B artists; printed material such as press releases, articles and newsletters on R&B artists.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Aficionado and promoter of black American music.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Rob Harding, 1996.
Author
Rob Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Jonas Bernholm.,Blekingegatan 25 N.B., Stockholm, Sweden 11856.,Purchase.,ACNMAH 551; Acc. No. 1996.0153.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Jonas Bernholm Rhythm and Blues Collection, 1976-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
The Museum purchased a very large collection of recordings, posters, photographs and other reference materials from Bernholm in 1996. Bernholm's correspondence and research notes came to the Archives Center at that time.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Articles -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blues musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American music -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Popular music -- Publishing and writing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1970-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Press releases Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhythm and blues music Topic 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