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Creators:
Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976
Dates:
1907-1979
bulk 1955-1979
Size:
5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bermwall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Wallace Berman papers date from 1907 to 1979 (bulk 1955-1979). The collection measures 5 linear feet and presents a cursory overview of Berman's career as an assemblage artist and poet. The collection contains business correspondence, letters from other artists and writers of the Beat movement, writings by others, scattered artwork by Berman, photographs by Robert F. Heinecken, and sound recordings of poetry readings.

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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Index to Trumpet Titles (partial) 'At's In There -- Copyist: TW (Tom Whaley); Set #319 AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE - True -- Copyist: FW (Freddie Williams); Set #309 After All -- Copyist: Unknown; Set #62 Alma Mater -- Copyist: TW (Tom Whaley) And Sing That Song -- Copyist: JB (Joe Benjamin); Set #165 Are You Stickin' ? -- Copyist: JT (Juan Tizol);...

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Level:
file
Size:
6 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
5 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
2 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

4 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Afro Bossa scores are contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 four page short score and 1 lead sheet in f minor concert, 1 six page short score and 1 two page short score in G Major concert, 1 part and 1 eight page short score in C Major concert, 1 two page short score in D Major conce...

Items in 9 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and lead sheet in f minor. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Six page short score in G Major and part in C Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, drums. Part for b...

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Creators:
Kennedy, Anne Judd
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
1958-1967
bulk 1965-1967
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0506
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty audiotapes of interviews Kennedy conducted with Rex Stewart, in addition to documentary material such as correspondence and clippings.

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Creators:
Griffith, Delaphine
Griffith, Jacqueline
Thomas, Sarah
Dates:
1907-1950
bulk 1913-1945
Size:
4.21 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-004
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Griffith Family papers, which dates from 1907 to 1950 and measures 4.21 linear feet, documents the personal lives of three generations in the Griffith family: Sarah Thomas, Delaphine and Jacqueline Griffith. The papers are comprised of personal and professional correspondence, receipts, bills, newspaper clippings, photographs, record albums, and legal documents.

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Creators:
Martin and Morris Music Company
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Martin, Sallie
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 Boxes (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music Company was the o...

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Abbreviation: Proc Years with Band: 1946-74 Index to Proc Titles (partial) 116th & 7th Avenue -- Copyist: Unknown 69 -- Copyist: Unknown All Too Soon -- Copyist: BS (Billy Strayhorn); Set #92 Anniversary Song -- Copyist: TW (Tom Whaley); Set #228 Azalea -- Copyist: TW (Tom Whaley); Set #258 Basin Street Blues -- Copyist: TW (Tom Whaley); Se...

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Kovan, Florice Whyte
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
1942-1948, 1991-1993
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes 7 VHS videotapes and 1 audio tape produced by Florice Whyte Kovan, containing interviews and recollections by some band members. Studio portraits and snapshot photographs in 3 scrapbooks, which also contain display advertisements and newspaper clippings from about the band, 1940s. Snapshots include documentation of the band's travels and l...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1790-1980s
Size:
260 Cubic feet (approximately 1244 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily published sheet music, plus some related ephemera. Originally included 781 boxes of American sheet music and assorted clippings, articles, photographs, etc.; also 93 boxes of 33-1/3 RPM phonograph records, 30 boxes of 45 RPM records, and 20 boxes of 78 RPM records

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