Preliminary Inventory to the Harry A. Duffy Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1162
Creators:
Duffy, Harry A.
Duffy, Duane A.
Dates:
1881-2005.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection documents the career of Harry Duffy, an appraiser and dealer in rare stringed instruments. Included are accounting records, correspondence, Duffy's files on certifications and appraisals, and articles and printed material.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Authority on stringed instruments, who worked for the Wurlitzer Company.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Craig Orr, 2009.
Author
Craig Orr, 2009
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Duane A. Duffy.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Harry A. Duffy Papers, 1881-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Correspondence -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musical instruments Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stringed instruments Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appraisals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Certificates Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Violin 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