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Creators:
Arias, Roger
United States. Dept. of State
Arias, Clotilde, 1901-1959
Thompson, J. Walter (advertising agency).
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Dates:
1919-1957
2009
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1164
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of Peruvian musician, composer, and translator Clotilde Arias. Her work includes a Department of State-commissioned translation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" titled "El Pendón Estrellado", advertising jingles, original compositions, and translations of music originally written in English. She also was heavily involved in numerous Pan-American organizations including La Unión de Mujeres Americanas/United American Women.This collection contains correspondence, music manuscripts, photographs,newspaper clippings and printed materials, and four compact discs.

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Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Creators:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004
Dates:
1923–1992
Size:
33 Cubic feet (77 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of correspondence, appointment books, business records, music manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting the activities of Duke Ellington and the management of Tempo Music, Incorporated. There is a small amount of material relating to the Ellingotn family.

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Creators:
Santamaria, Mongo, 1917-
Dates:
1950s-1996
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0893
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes music manuscripts, articles and clippings, concert programs, passports, and photographs.

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Creators:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 (musician)
Dates:
1944
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
5 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
9 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
3 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 31 cm.)
6 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Waltz Medley sa Subseries 1.3

16 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

"The girl in my dreams tries to look like you" is contained in five folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 4 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 four page short score and 12 parts in F Major concert, and 1 one page short score and 6 published two page piano vocal scores -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol, Whaley, Harper...

Folder A contains two page short score and parts in Eb Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 french horns - 1, 2, 3, 4.

Folder B contains four page short score in F Major. Score indicates parts for clarinet, Ben, baritone, 3 trumpets, Rex, trombones.

Folder C contains one page short score in G Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation.

Folder D contains published piano vocal scores in G Major. Lyrics begin "Your smile, I shall never forget ...".

Folder E contains parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Ben (2); 3 trumpets - Rex, Ray, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky, Brown; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Bukowski, Henry S., 1922-
Community Life, Div. of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
ca. 1930s-1940s
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0678
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs and postcards of entertainers, mostly jazz musicians and leaders of dance bands, etc., and related memorabilia.

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Creators:
D'Rivera, Paquito, 1948-
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0891
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three music manuscripts created by Cuban-born musician and composer Paquito D'Rivera and a photograph.

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Creators:
Hasse, John Edward, 1948-
Willard, Patricia
Dates:
1988-1990
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0431
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of original cassettes, open-reel master, and reference cassette audiotapes of two oral history interviews about the life and career of Duke Ellington. Leonard Feather's oral history interview has a transcript. In separate interviews jazz critic Leonard Feather and Sam Woodyard discuss their relationships with and knowledge of Ellington and his music.

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O'Farrill, Chico, 1921-2001
O'Farrill, Lupe
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Dates:
1975 - 1975
1999 - 1999
1949
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0892
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the professional career of Chico O'Farrill, Cuban-born trumpet player, composer and arranger of Afro Cuban, bebop, and other styles of jazz.

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Dates:
[ca. 1960-1970]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No caption on negative. Man holding microphone with musicians holding various instuments behind. "Kodak Safety Film" edge imprint.

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