This accession consists of master cassette audiotapes of programs presented by the various offices within the Smithsonian Associates.
This accession consists of master cassette audiotapes of programs presented by the various program offices within the Smithsonian Associates.
Freddie Green Papers
The collection documents Green's life and work, especially his nearly fifty years as rhythm guitarist with Count Basie's orchestra.
Archives Center Wild West Collection
The collection consists of printed materials and ephemera relating to "Wild West" shows.
Adrien-Francois Servais Papers
Servais, Adrien-Francois, 1807-1866 (musician)
Five letters of Adrien-Francois Servais, a nineteenth century cellist, pioneer in the use of the endpin in performance, and owner of the "Servais" Stradivarius cello.
Banding Together: School Bands as Instruments of Opportunity Exhibition Records
An exhibition on the history, community impact, and support of instrumental music education in Washington, D.C. public schools from the 1880s to 2006. The exhibit focuses on the development of junior and senior high school cadet (military) bands and their evolution into the popular marching and show band programs today. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum in collaboration with Community Help In Music Education and held from September 10, 2006 to May 14, 2007. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, original documentary photographs, and brochures.
Ford-Deas family papers
The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1969 and measures 3.42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the Ford-Deas family. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs, color photographs, photograph albums, clippings, correspondence, postcards, bankbooks, blankbooks, diplomas, sheet music, scrapbook, poems, sketches and drawings.
Oral history interview with Harry Hewes and Jay Du Von
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
Du Von, Jay
65 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Harry Hewes and Jay du Von conducted 1964 Oct., by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Tito Puente Papers
The collection consists of photographs and personal papers documenting the career of Latin Jazz musican Tito Puente.