Guide to the Latino Music Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0852
Creators:
Livelli, VIncent
Dates:
undated
1991-2006
Languages:
English
Some materials in Spanish.
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
3 boxes
Repository:
Ephemera collected primarily in New York City relating to Latino entertainment, especially music.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The materials were collected by Vincent Livelli primarily in New York City. The collection dates from 1991 to 2006 and documents Latino entertainment including music, dance, theater, film and festivals. It is a valuable source of information about activities created for people who were interested in the Latino culture during this time. These materials were generally used for the duration of the event, and more than likely, were intended to be discarded later.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series 1, Ephemera, 1994-2006, undated
Series 2, Scrapbook, 1991-1999
Series 3, Photographs. 1991-2006

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Vincent Livelli, an Italian American collector of Latin music, was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1920. In the 1930s, Livelli heard the sounds of Spanish Harlem on the radio and immediately became hypnotized. He has dedicated his life to documenting the social and performance culture of Latinos in New York City.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Anne Jones, June 2006; C. Jeremy Barney, July 2007; Adrienne Cain, September 2007; Holly Nelson, August 2016; supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons.
Author
Adrienne Cain
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Vincent Livelli in 1999, 2001 and 2006.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Preferred Citation
Latino Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Announcements Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Press releases Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tickets 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