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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
1899
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0460
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook compiled by unidentified persons containing materials relating to the Spanish-American War Peace Jubilee of 1899.

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Creators:
Association for Computing Machinery. Washington, D.C. chapter.
Dates:
1958-1978
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Microfiche copies of the records of the Washington, DC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (1958-1978).

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Creators:
Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of inventor and engineer George Eli Whitney.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Brown, Don, 1923-1985
Dates:
1925-1973
Size:
39 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0472
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive collection of commercial recordings by Duke Ellington and his orchestra.

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Creators:
Shell, Theodore, Dr. (dentist)
Dates:
1933-1990
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0502
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Periodical articles, news clippings, concert programs, radio transcripts, personal correspondence, broadsides, photographs, and pencil sketches collected by Dr. Shell. The material documents part of Duke Ellington's music career, especially ca. 1940-1974.

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Creators:
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
circa 1875-1890s, 1924-1988
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0424
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Rex Stewart Papers consist of book manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, genealogical records, newsclippings, periodicals, and ephemera materials that document the life and career of Rex Stewart, as well as the history of jazz from the perspective of one who witnessed first-hand the genre's "golden era". The collection is organ...

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Creators:
Condon, Robert B.
Condon, Robert Scofield, 1896-1973 (engineer)
Dates:
circa 1924-1973
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0428
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of correspondence, photographs, and copies of patents issued to inventor Robert Scofield Condon.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Mandel, Roberta
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
undated and 1988-1989.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0430
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two transcriptions by Strayhorn and Ellington works by Roberta Mandel, David Berger and G. Schirmer.

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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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Creators:
Smith, Walker R., 1910-
Dates:
circa 1936-1991
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
100 Photographic prints (11" x 14", 8" x 10", 6" x 11", 4" x 10", 5"x 7", 4" x 5", and smaller.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0446
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 122 silver gelatin photoprints of Walker R. Smith depicting various Maryland scenes including railroads and family life of the 1930s and 1940s.