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Creators:
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0904
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Conductor's scores for: "Didn't it Rain", "Shadrack", "This Train", "Sometimes", "Jonah", "Down by the Riverside", "Jonah and the Whale", "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen". Condensed scores for: "Shadrack", "Go Down Moses", Ezekiel", "Motherless Child", "Rock My Soul".

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Creators:
Miles Davis Properties.
Davis, Miles
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988
Dates:
1959.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0920
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript for "Summertime", recorded by Davis and GIl Evans in 1959.

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Creators:
Jefferson, Yvonne Runtz
Jefferson, Maceo
Cargill, Thomas
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
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Dates:
1898-1974
Size:
8 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. The collection includes biographical documents such as birth and marraige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed...

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Monk, Thelonious, Jr.
Monk, Thelonious
Dates:
1951.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0914
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The tenor saxophone part for "4 in 1".

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Creators:
Free, Jerry D.
International Battle of the Bands, Inc.
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
32 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0677
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records, scrapbooks, audio disks, videotape, audio tape, and photographs documenting the business and entertainment activities at the International Battle of the Bands.

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Gaskin, Mary
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Dates:
1910-1999
Size:
30 Cubic feet (31 boxes)
3 Frames
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0900
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the life and career of bass player Leonard Gaskin, as well as documenting the numerous other musicians he was associated with in his long career. Gaskin's career encompasses a wide range, including gospel, rock, folk, and Caribbean music. The papers include photographs, news clippings, scrapbooks, publicity materials, recordings,...

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Creators:
Myrow, Josef
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959
Dates:
1926-1977, undated
Size:
1 motion picture film
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1363
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mack Gordon (1904-1959) was a prolific and successful songwriter, lyricist, and composer. He composed songs for stage and screen. He and Harry Warren won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1943.

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Creators:
Silver, Horace, 1928-
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0737
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.

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Creators:
Burns, Ralph
Dates:
ca. 1946-1977.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0736
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials documenting the career of the composer and arranger Ralph Burns. The papers include six holograph scores, three bound presentation scores, photographs, and a bound scrapbook containing photographs, programs and clippings.

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Kingston Trio
Kingston Trio Legacy Project
Reynolds, Leslie
Reynolds, Nick, 1933-2008
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Dates:
1955-2008
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1472
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the lives and careers of the members of the folk music group, the Kingston Trio.

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