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Creators:
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981
Dates:
1923-1981
Size:
6.95 Cubic feet (Papers)
0.9 Cubic feet (Audiorecordings)
Collection ID:
CFCH.HAYS
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Lee Hays papers measures 7.85 cubic feet and dates from 1923 to 1981. The collection includes original writings, correspondence, and miscellaneous projects by Lee Hays; business records, interviews and features related to Lee Hays, including photographs; clippings saved by Lee Hays; and audiorecordings made by Lee Hays.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Enterprises. Smithsonian Books
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian's Rock 'n' Roll Website" as it existed on December 14, 2015. The website is a crowdsourcing project intended to collect concert photographs from the public, some of which will be used in a book to be published by Smithsonian Books. The website, which launched on December 1, 2015, includes information...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1978-1979
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 2" master tapes to various performances and albums published by the Division of Performing Arts. Recordings include the Waller /Johnson concert, the Hutchinson Family, the Dick Hyman concert, Classical Rags and Ragtime Songs, and the Smithsonian Jazz Ensemble.

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Creators:
Bergman, W.
Dates:
1855
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the musical score of the Smithsonian Polka composed by W. Bergman, a music teacher, and published by Hilbus and Hitz of Washington, DC. The score is four pages long. It was originally a gift from Mrs. Herbert Hoover to the Charles D. Walcott family, who gave it to the Smithsonian Institution in May 1934.

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1926
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2937
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes 7 page manuscript and descriptive analysis of 11 songs. (4 pages transcriptions, 22 tabulated analysis, one portrait of singer, Mrs. Holden, 1 sheet with sketch of designs of face paint, recorded on old catalog card, not present.) Old catalog card was marked "pub. BAE 124." This appears to be the only manuscript now in the BAE Archives rel...

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1927-1935
Size:
1 Item (box )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3371
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: Music of the Indians of British Columbia, 147 pages, song transcriptions and a list of illustrations submitted to the Bureau of American Ethnology May 9, 1935 and published in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 136, Number 27. This manuscript was compiled from various manuscripts previously submitted. Old Manuscript Number 1665 "10 Son...

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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 manuscrip...

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Harman, Carter
Dates:
1991 - 1991
1956,1964
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0422
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection captures Duke Ellington's thoughts on music, performing, composing, and his personal history in his own voice in approximately 20 hours of interviews conducted in 1956 and 1964.

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Creators:
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003
Dates:
1928-2000
Size:
67.5 Cubic feet (182 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0757
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The majority of the material in the Benny Carter Collection is dated from the late 1920s through the later half of the 1990s. Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in December, 2000, the bulk of the collection is comprised of original music manuscripts (full scores and parts), band books, and published sheet music from Benny Carter's prolific care...

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Dates:
1920-2016, undated
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 2 oversize map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1430
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the life and career of Cuban trumpet player Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, music manuscripts, clippings, awards and programs.

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