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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Whaley, Thomas L. (copyist)
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
circa 1930-1981, undated
Level:
series
Size:
212 Cubic feet (Approx.; 530+ boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes original manuscripts (parts and scores), copy scores, lead, lyric and copyright sheets, published music and arrangements of compositions by Duke Ellington and his main collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. This series also contains arrangements by Ellington, Strayhorn, Tom Whaley and others for songs encompassing African-American spirituals and t...