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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Reagan, Albert B., 1871-1936
Dates:
undated
Size:
212 Pages
2 Maps
3 Items (musical score pages )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1802
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes text and drawings, 2 sketch maps, 21 native drawings, 3 pages musical scores.

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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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Jefferson, Yvonne Runtz
Jefferson, Maceo
Cargill, Thomas
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
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Dates:
1800s-1974
Size:
8 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
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. It includes biographical documents such as birth and marriaige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed, includin...

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Creators:
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Tom's Hoard House
Culture and the Arts, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1889 and undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Beyond Category: The Music of Duke Ellington," and "Duke Ellington, American Musician." "Beyond Category: The Music of Duke Ellington" accompanied the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service exhibition, "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1993-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of a number of radio specials titled "American Roots" and a proposed radio program titled "American Routes." Both programs featured traditional and contemporary music from across the country and were hosted by Nicholas R. Spitzer. There were multiple "American Roots" specials ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1997-1998
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of the radio program "Blue Guitars." This 1998 program featured music from the performances that accompanied the National Museum of American History exhibition of the same name. Materials include original program masters on 2" audiotape as well as original masters and ses...

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Creators:
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985
Murie, James R.
Dates:
undated
Size:
624 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1788
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also Transcriptions of music and musical analysis. With "Notes on Songs and the Composers," by James R. Murie. 9 pages.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Latino Center
Dates:
2006-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Latino Center as they existed on March 18, 2013. The main Smithsonian Latino Center website provides information about the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, collections, and exhibitions across the Smithsonian Institution. The website als...

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