Found 14 collections related to Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974

Bracco, Francis Paul
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-015
The records consist of the files of stage manager, Paul Bracco for Paramount Theatre productions between 1936 and 1956.
Collection purchased in 1991.
Music Division | JPB 91-15
1.5 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of posters for social dances taking place in various New Jersey cities from 1924 through 1932.
Crouch, Stanley
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 973
27.29 linear feet (70 boxes)
The Stanley Crouch papers mostly consist of materials related to his writing; these materials include various drafts, manuscripts, and final versions of his newspaper columns, articles, and books, both published and unpublished. There is also a... more
Oliver, Sy
Music Division | JPB 96-23
The Sy Oliver Papers contain scores and parts used by Oliver throughout his careers as well as a sampling of personal papers and photographs. Most notable among the scores are those created for Jimmie Lunceford and Tommy Dorsey, which were... more
Negro Actors Guild of America
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 259
18.83 linear feet (40 boxes)
The Negro Actors Guild (NAG) was formed in 1936 and began operation in 1937 in New York City as a welfare and benevolent organization for Black performers. The Negro Actors Guild (NAG) records document the functions and activities of this... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
46.83 linear feet (118 boxes, 6 oversized folders); 112.82 mb (33 computer files)
George Mesrop Avakian (born 1919) is an American music producer, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith Jarrett, Sonny... more
Jacobs, Phoebe
Music Division | JPB 97-2
17.5 linear feet : 29 boxes
Phoebe Jacobs was a publicist for jazz artists and venues and a champion of the legacies of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and research files related to her work.
New York Jazz Museum
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo New York Jazz Museum
4290 items (18.3 linear feet, 34 boxes). 3992 photographic prints : b&w and col ; 28 x 43 cm. and smaller. 82 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 39 x 27 cm. and smaller. 16 slides : col ; 5 x 5 cm. ca. 200 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm. and smaller
The New York Jazz Museum was founded in 1972 to preserve the history of jazz and to educate the public about jazz. The Museum closed its doors in June 1977 after a series of financial difficulties. The New York Jazz Museum Photograph Collection... more
M. Smith (New York, N.Y.)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Morgan and Marvin Smith Collection
<2387> items (4.4 cubic ft., 20 boxes). <1032> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. <712> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. <26> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 29 cm. and smaller. <1> photographic print : col ; 26 x 21 cm. <575> negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller. <41> transparencies : col ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller
The collection primarily documents people, places and events in Harlem from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s. The collection consists of studio and candid portraits of mainly African American personalities, Harlem residents, and fashion models;... more
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-007
The papers, spanning the years 1915-1986, document the personal and professional lives of Zero and Kate Mostel: Zero as nightclub performer, actor, and artist and Kate as dancer, actress, and writer. The collection is arranged in two sub groups:... more
Railroad Hour Radio Program
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-03
490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.
The Railroad hour was a program which presented excerpts of famous musical comedies, as well as original stories, for radio audiences. Each half-hour episode of the program presented the highlights of one musical. Gordon MacRae was the host and... more
Spilka, Bill
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-13
This collection contains videotapes of live interviews and performances of the sidemen and women of the big bands of the 1930's, 40's and 50's. The videos were taped from 1988 to 2002. In addition to performances and interviews, there are videos... more
Reisman, Leo, 1897-1961
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-52
The Leo Reisman collection contains primarily private acetate disc recordings of Reisman's radio performances of the 1930's, as well as Reisman's personal collection of commercial 78 rpm discs. Included among the noncommercial recordings are... more
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