Query: music
John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection
Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
circa 1700-2011, undated
Size:
6 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The addendum consists of trade literaure and ephemera on the subject of pianos.

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Bernice Johnson Reagon Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-, interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Accession 009612
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and …

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Charles Lindbergh Memorabilia [Stanley King] Collection
Creators:
King, Stanley.
Dates:
1927-1939
Size:
6.05 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 6.05 cubic feet of material relating to Charles Lindbergh including photograph albums; scrapbooks; postcards; photographs; philately; sheet music; records; film; CDs (data and audio); videotapes; flyers; articles; advertisements; reception ephemera; magazines; and labels.

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Earl Newman Collection of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters
Creators:
Newman, Earl
Dates:
1963-2009, undated
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (12 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1207
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains sixty-two posters commemorating the Monterey Jazz Festival created and signed by Earl Newman.

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James Moody Papers
Creators:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
Moody, Linda
Moody, James, 1925-2010
Dates:
1989 - 2008
Size:
14 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1405
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of musician James Moody, and includes: Moody's compositions and arrangements, including parts for various instruments; correspondence, some personal, some business; business records such as contracts, copyright and royalty statements, and tour itineraries; photographs, some personal, and some documenting Moody's musical activities, some featuring …

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MS 4690 Manuscripts relating to the study of Seminole Music
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Drew, Frank
Moore-Willson, Minnie, 1859-1937
MacCauley, Clay, 1843-1925
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Dates:
1931-1942
Size:
2 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4690
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents include: ---- Correspondence with editor of Bureau of American Ethnology and list of illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161. ---- "Seminole Music." 374 page carbon copy of manuscript and a few miscellaneous pages, roughs of music transcriptions, arranged music transcriptions of 243 songs as published. Submitted December 18, 1942. ---- "Seminole Music." Approximately 250 page …

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Electric Guitar Video Documentation
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 November 11-16
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0610
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This week-long event explored the intersection of technology and music in the 20th century; it included oral and video histories, exhibitions, concerts, and a symposium discussing the cultural significance of the electric guitar as instrument, technology, and symbol.

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Ken Rattenbury Collection
Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 (musician)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials collected and created by Ken Rattenbury, professional musician and author.

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings created during the production of two compact discs, "Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women" and "Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women," as well as related recordings. "Heartbeat," released in 1995, and "Heartbeat 2," released in 1998, were produced for Smithsonian Folkways and featured the music of …

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Summer Banner films of the South Pacific
Creators:
Banner, Summer
Dates:
circa 1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (S8mm)
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …

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