Guide to the John R. Tumpak Big Band Oral History Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1215
Creators:
Cecil, Chuck, 1922-
Chiacco, Bob
Childers, Buddy, 1926-2007
Comstock, Frank
Bernardi, Ernani
Bernhart, Milt, 1926-2004
Camaratta, Tutti, 1913-2005
Heidt, Horace, Jr.
Hillman, Roc, 1910-
Jeffries, Herb
Jerome, Henry
Costanzo, Jack, 1922-
Cron, Rosalind
Duncan, Cleveland
Hanna, Jake
Alpert, Trigger, 1916-
Alexander, Van, 1915-
Simon, George Thomas
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004
Sheils, Tom
Sesma, Chico
Sevano, Nick
Robertson, Alastair
Schwartz, Peggy
Tracey, Sheila
Tucker, Orrin
Stone, Butch
Tilton, Martha
Starr, Kay
Stevens, Garry
Spear, Sam
Stafford, Jo
LaPorta, John
Kitchens, Mildred
King, Donna
King, Dick
Kahn, Donald, 1918-2008
Rey, Alvino, 1908-2004
Pinches, Barbara Knowles
O'Neill, Dolores, 1917-
Miller, Bill
May, Billy
Mandel, Johnny
Malone, Raymond J.
Wain, Bea
Tumpak, John R., 1940-
Wilson, Gerald, 1918-
Whiting, Margaret
Zarchy, Zeke, 1915-2009
Dates:
1995-2007
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews conducted by Tumpak with Big Band figures (listed below), and a set of articles he wrote based on the interviews.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author and journalist on music subjects.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the Archives Center by John Tumpak in 2010.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Preferred Citation
John R. Tumpak Big Band Oral History Collection, 1995-2007, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oral history -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews -- 1980-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Big band music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audio cassettes -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audio cassettes -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beneke, Tex Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leonard, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knowles, Legh Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Purtill, Maurice Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998 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