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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Homzy, Andrew
Dates:
1927-1960.
Size:
1.5 cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0740
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stock arrangements of musical compositions by Duke Ellington.

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Creators:
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:
National Museum of American History, Division of Musical History
Dates:
circa 1954-1994
Size:
25 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 485
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Tower Concert series, exhibitions at the Hall of Musical Instruments, staff research and publications, organ building, acquisition of musical instruments, and funding for seminars and musical performance recordings. Also included are inquiries ...

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Creators:
Martin and Morris Music Company
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Martin, Sallie
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 boxes (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Content Note The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris...

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Cadwell, Paul, 1889-1985 ((banjoist))
Reed, Frances
Dates:
ca. 1880-1980.
Size:
12 cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0387
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of the collection is music for the five-string banjo, often with piano and/or second banjo accompaniments. Almost no sheets have cover illustrations. Many editions are British (which rarely give copyright dates). Series 2, photographs, include portraits of Cadwell and travel photographs by Frances Reed, Cadwell's first wife.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1841-1986, undated
Size:
98 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 11: Entertainment contains more than 12,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards entertainers and entertainment in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Dates:
1898-1987
Size:
6 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S35
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 35 contains documents related to Sam DeVincent and his interest in sheet music. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Dates:
1847-1952
Size:
4 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S31
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 31 contains materials documenting dialects and foreign songs. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Dates:
1868-1978
Size:
8 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S37
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 37: Other Materials contains materials documenting the various subjects present in the collection other than sheet music. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Alderman, Alonzo (Tony) Elvis, 1900-1983 ((musician))
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1983
Size:
4 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Alonzo Elvis "Tony" Alderman played country music with the Galax Dixie Concert Band and The Hill Billies. During the 1950s through 1970s he recorded old-time and early country music, primarily at festivals and conventions. Alderman recorded many of the open-reel audiotapes in the collection at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Galax, Virginia.

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