Rutgers University Libraries

IJS Collection of Recordings

 

The ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS at IJS consist of personal papers as well as archives of record companies and jazz-related institutions and organizations spanning from 1920 to the present. (listed alphabetically)
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IJS Archival Collections

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 

Collection Title

Volume

General Content

Access

ABC Booking Corporation Business Papers see Kay Saunders Collection

1 cubic foot

950 Artist contracts and agent’s commission records, 2183 Rolodex cards with artist information, agent and performance venues for numerous jazz and pop artists from the West Coast office; Corporation business license for Nevada

Open; Content listing in Word document

ABC Booking Corporation Promotional Ephemera

2 cubic feet

Oversize posters and signs

Open

Ahola, Sylvester, Collection, ca. 1912 – 1970

3 cubic feet

Scrapbooks with photographs, Photographs; Holograph and other music manuscripts, published music including Aloha’s How To Play Trumpet or Cornet; audio material; Business and personal papers , artifact “Still Whalin’ at 82”; periodicals with articles re: Ahola  

Open; Content  list in Word document

Albam. Manny, Collection, ca. 1953 - 2001

80 cubic feet

Approximately 500 holograph scores and parts and photocopied music manuscripts for small groups, big bands, Studio, Symphony and Chamber Orchestras among other configurations; Audio Recordings

Open; music title list in PDF document; Appointment with Collections Specialist necessary

Albam, Manny, Reel-to-reel Audio, ca. 1953 - 2000

7 cubic feet

Part of Albam Collection

Closed pending preservation transfer

Alexander, Willard, Audio and Visual Recordings, ca. 1940- 1980

5 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel audio recordings, video cassettes

Closed pending preservation transfer

Allen, Walter C., Discographical Research Collection, #2, ca. 1950s – 1970s

 

14 cubic feet

Discographical information, Brunswick/Vocalion sessions on index cards

Open; in original order

American Jazz Orchestra Music Library, 1986 – 1989

18 cubic feet

Photocopies in envelopes

Open; Finding aid in
PDF document

Anderson, Charles B., Stock Arrangements of Traditional Tunes, ca. 1920 – 1940s

(.03) cubic foot

Photocopies of stock arrangements

Open; No listing

Annual Review of Jazz Studies (IJS Archives) #3, ca. 1980 - ongoing

2 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Files, galleys, proofs, manuscripts

Open

Armstrong, Louis,
Library of Congress Copyrights, 1924 - 1928

(03) cubic foot

Photocopies of handwritten music manuscripts for copyright

Open

Armstrong, Louis, Handwritten pages & Performance-related Ephemera

4 cubic feet

 

Open; Permission from IJS staff necessary

Artwork & Graphics, ca. 1ate 1900s – ongoing

20 cubic feet

Original art in various media by artists Romare Bearden, Pablo Picasso, David Stone Martin,  Caracavas and musicians Pee Wee Russell, Jutta Hipp, Miles Davis, and Mary Lou Williams among others

Needs prior request before visit

Ashen, Kenneth, Papers, 1953 - 1964

(.03) cubic foot ; 1 DB

Britsh Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) executive’s Scrapbook with Melody Maker articles arranged by artist; Correspondence from George Avakian, John Hammond, Carl Van Vechten among others; Scripts for Jazz Scene radio broadcasts; Typed articles by Ashen’

Open; No finding aid

Associated Booking Corporation (ABC) Promotional Ephemera, 1980s – 2000

2 cubic feet

Oversize signage, photographs

Open; No listing

     

Balliett, Whitney, New Yorker Columns, 1979 - 1999

(.03) cubic foot

Cover and clipped articles of Balliett’s New Yorker articles

Open

Barnet, Charlie, Music Library,
ca. 1947 - 1958

4 cubic feet

Original scores by Paul Villepique, Manny Albam, Russ Garcia, Andy Gibson, Al Cohn, Tiny Kahn, Bill Holman among others; parts handwritten by arrangers or professionally copied (many by Emile Charlap)

Open; Finding aid in pdf format

Barron, Bill, Collection, ca. 1970s – 1988, #5

(.5) cubic foot

One holograph and photocopied music manuscripts, periodicals and ephemera relating to Barron’s career as a musician and educator

Open; Finding Aid in html format or pdf format for printing

Becker, Alan, Collection of Photo Proof Sheets, ca. 1970s

(.25) cubic foot

Thirteen Photo Proof Sheets of performances, sessions and individual musicians including Jimmy Rowles and Mary Lou Williams among other notable musicians

Open; For reference use only

Benford, Tommy, Collection, 1937 – 1992, #6

1.5 cubic feet

Photographs, Correspondence, Memorabilia, News Clippings and Diaries, Awards, Programs, Itineraries, Drum Set

Open; Finding Aid in html format or pdf format for printing

Berlin Jazz Festival, 1983 - 1993

(.5) cubic foot

Programs

Open; Original chronological order

Berton, Ralph, Collection, 1933 - 1994

20 cubic feet

Hand-written and typed drafts of essays, novels, and articles, Audio materials, Artwork, One Portfolio preserved intact; Music
 

Open; Finding aid in Word document

Berton, Ralph, Audio Collection, 1950s - 1994

1 cubic foot

 

Closed pending preservation transfer

Big Band Stock Arrangements,
1928 - 1949

(.05) cubic foot

IJS Collection

Organized by band leader; Finding Aid in PDF document

     

Blesh, Rudi, Collection, ca. 1940s – 1985

20 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel audiotapes, Artist files, Newsclippings, Correspondence, Textiles – ties and jacket, photographs

Partially processed portions available onsite; Audio finding aid  in Word document but closed pending preservation transfer

Blumenfeld, Aaron, Scores & Audio Recordings, 1997 - 2000

(.5) cubic feet

Professional copies and audiocassettes
of Blumenfeld compositions including an Opera and Piano Concerto

Open

Boswell Sisters Papers, 1975, 1982, 1988-1989, #64

 

(.5) cubic foot

Twenty interviews on audiocassette tapes and transcripts of Connie and Helvetta Boswell and others including Garvin Bushnell and Joe Williams.
 

Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Book Jackets

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Jackets of cataloged books

Open

British Pamphlets, Mid 1940S

1 cubic foot 

IJS Collection

Open

Brooks, John Benson, Collection, ca. 1938 - 1985

30 cubic feet

Hand-written scores and parts, published music; Handwritten journals; Photographs; LPs, Acetates, 45 rpm records, reel-to-reel audio tapes, Publicity material, Performance-related material; Correspondence with poet Robert Graves and author Harold Corlander among other notables, family and friends

 

Open; Partial finding aid for music and journals

Brooks, John Benson, Audio Collection, ca. 1943 - 1985

6 cubic foot

Part of Brooks Collection

Audio tapes assessed and processed, Closed pending preservation transfer

Brown, Marshall, Collection, ca. 1935 – 1961 #7

50 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts including arrangers  Ernie Wilkins, John La Porta, Don Sebesky, Larry Wilcox among others; Teaching materials; News Clippings, Scrapbooks, Photographs, Artifacts

Finding aid in PDF document for Music

Brown, Marshall, Audio Collection, ca. late 1940s – 1961 #7

3 cubic feet

 

Closed pending preservation transfer

Brown, Patricia, Collection

5 Cubic feet

Seattle-based vocalists Brown’s career-related Files: Photographs, Handbills, Programs, Business Papers

Open; in original order

Bushnell, Garvin, Photograph Collection

(.5) cubic foot

Images relating to Bushnell’s career

Open

Butts, Jimmy, Memorabilia, ca. 1935 - 1967

ca. 1.5 cubic feet

Reel-to- reel audio recordings, Acetate, Photographs, Scrapbooks, News Clippings, Awards

Open: Finding Aid in PDF document

Byas, Don, Manuscript, 1946

(.03) cubic foot

Holograph music manuscript of “Gloria”

Open

Boswell Sisters Papers, 1975, 1982, 1988-1989, #64

 

(.5) cubic foot

Twenty interviews on audiocassette tapes and transcripts of Connie and Helvetta Boswell and others including Garvin Bushnell and Joe Williams.
 

Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Book Jackets

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Jackets of cataloged books

Open

British Pamphlets, Mid 1940S

1 cubic foot 

IJS Collection

Open

Brooks, John Benson, Collection, ca. 1938 - 1985

30 cubic feet

Hand-written scores and parts, published music; Handwritten journals; Photographs; LPs, Acetates, 45 rpm records, reel-to-reel audio tapes, Publicity material, Performance-related material; Correspondence with poet Robert Graves and author Harold Corlander among other notables, family and friends

 

Open; Partial finding aid for music and journals

Brooks, John Benson, Audio Collection, ca. 1943 - 1985

6 cubic foot

Part of Brooks Collection

Audio tapes assessed and processed, Closed pending preservation transfer

Brown, Marshall, Collection, ca. 1935 – 1961 #7

50 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts including arrangers  Ernie Wilkins, John La Porta, Don Sebesky, Larry Wilcox among others; Teaching materials; News Clippings, Scrapbooks, Photographs, Artifacts

Finding aid in PDF document for Music

Brown, Marshall, Audio Collection, ca. late 1940s – 1961 #7

3 cubic feet

 

Closed pending preservation transfer

Brown, Patricia, Collection

5 Cubic feet

Seattle-based vocalists Brown’s career-related Files: Photographs, Handbills, Programs, Business Papers

Open; in original order

Bushnell, Garvin, Photograph Collection

(.5) cubic foot

Images relating to Bushnell’s career

Open

Butts, Jimmy, Memorabilia, ca. 1935 - 1967

ca. 1.5 cubic feet

Reel-to- reel audio recordings, Acetate, Photographs, Scrapbooks, News Clippings, Awards

Open: Finding Aid in PDF document

Byas, Don, Manuscript, 1946

(.03) cubic foot

Holograph music manuscript of “Gloria”

Open

   
 

Byrd, Donald, Big Band Scores, 1963 - 1964

1 cubic foot

Two holograph music manuscripts

Open

Byrczek, Jan, Photograph Archives of European Jazz Musicians, 1970 – 1980s

(.5) cubic foot

Candid, Performance and Professional photographs of European musicians

Open

     

Calendars, ca. 1950s - ongoing

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Numerous jazz-related calendars displaying unique photographs and graphics

Open prior request necessary; No finding aid

Carisi, John, Band Library, ca. 1949 – 1961

11 cubic feet

Holograph scores and parts for Carisi Band, Miles Davis, Tony Scott, and Urbie Green among others

Open; PDF Catalog list available

Carter, Benny, Collection, ca. late 1920’s – 2003; Posthumous

40 cubic feet

Holograph, published and other Music Manuscripts; Posters; One engraved alto saxophone and one trumpet with cases; Awards; Photographs

Open; Music finding Aid in PDF document

Carter, Benny, Audio Collection, ca. late 1920’s – 2003`

 

Benny Carter’s personal audio archive; discs, cassettes, reel-to-reel-tapes of performances, interviews, film and television scores, and many other unreleased recordings; digitized through a grant from the Mellon Foundation

Open, online finding aids

Cayer, Dave, Collection of James P. Johnson Records and Related-Material, ca. 1940s – 1955, Posthumous

2 cubic feet

Periodicals, Programs, Newspaper Clippings, JPJ Recordings

Closed

Clayton, Buck - see Nancy Miller Elliott

2 cubic feet

Holograph scores and parts; from Nancy Miller Elliott Collection

Music finding aid in Word document

Collective Black Artists/Reggie Workman, ca. 1969 – 1987, #31

3 cubic feet

Business papers, agendas, &c. on formation and activities of the Collective

Finding aid in Word document

Columbia Records Matrix Lists and Related Papers, #43, ca. 1950s - 1970s

3 cubic feet

Matric Lists and Papers

Archives One

Concert Programs & Related Papers, 1920s - ongoing

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Individual artists and events not related to Festivals

Open

Connor, D. Russell - see Goodman, Benny , audio collection Open

Cuscuna, Michael, Collection, ca. 1991 - ongoing

2 cubic feet

Cuscuna’s day- to -day notebooks with comments on international jazz festivals and annotated programs; Two edited scripts; Reel-to- reel audio recordings from Blue Note releases

Open; No finding aid

Cuscuna, Michael Audio Collection, ca. 1980s - ongoing

10 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel audio tapes of original music and interviews related to Blue Note and Mosaic Records issues

Closed pending preservation transfer

     

Davison, "Wild" Bill, Collection, ca. 1940 – 2000

3 cubic feet

Band Book in case, Music Manuscripts, Photographs, News Clippings, Publications

Open, Finding Aid in Word document

Diamond, Aaron, Big Band Collection of Transcribed Scores, 1920s – 1940s

3 cubic feet

Scores and parts for notable jazz arrangements transcribed from recordings by Mark Lopeman

Title list available in Word document typed list of titles; Scores

Dobie, Wilma, Collection, 1970 - 1994, #8

30 cubic feet

Photographs, negatives; correspondence, periodicals; Programs, News Clippings, Artist Files; Fats Marable material; Memorabilia

Open; Finding Aid in PDF document for printing

Dodge, Roger Pryor, Collection, ca. 1920s - 1964

1 cubic foot

Dodges’ handwritten notes, publications, two card catalog files with song titles

Open; Unprocessed; Finding Aid in PDF document

Dodge, Roger Pryor, Record Collection

30 cubic feet

78 and 33 1/3 LPs

Closed pending contents listing

Domestic Festival Programs & Related Papers, ca. 1950s  - ongoing -#32

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection

Open by prior request only

Dority, Willard Ephemera and News Clippings

(.5) cubic foot

Ephemera and News Clippings

Open

Down Beat Awards, ca. 1944  - 1996

1.5 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Critics and Readers Poll Awards for numerous musicians

Finding Aid in PDF document

Duvivier, George and Ismay, Collection, #9, ca. 1920s – 2003, posthumous

20 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts, Photographs, Photo Albums, Scrapbooks, Documents, Awards, Artifacts

Conserved and partially organized; no finding aid

     

Early & Rare Sheet Music, ca. 1912 - 1960

(.03) cubic foot

IJS Collection: Published music including numerous rags and many original Handy and Robbins publications

No finding aid

Eaton, Lewis, Papers, #49, 1943, 1945 - 1947

(.03) cubic foot

Correspondence from Chippie Hill, George Lewis & Omer Simeon; Articles and notes for Jazz Record; Pencil sketch of jazz band by unknown artist; Newsclippings

Open

Educational Institutions:  Publications, Pamphlets & Programs, ca. 1950s – ongoing

ca. 3 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Publications, Pamphlets & Programs

Open; Unprocessed

Ellington, Duke, Published Music, 1924 – 1940s

(.33) cubic feet

Published Sheet Music and Songbooks

Open; No finding aid

Ellington, Duke, Artist Files, ca. late 1930s – 1974, Posthumous

2 cubic feet

Programs, Newclippings; Periodicals including Special edition and featured articles; Posters, Christmas Cards

OPEN; Re-housed and organized chronologically; no finding aid

Elliott, Nancy Miller, Collection of Photographs and Ephemera, and Buck Clayton Music Manuscripts, 1958, 1980-1987

7 cubic feet

Photographs including 1958 images from the Art Ford show, Negatives, Buck Clayton Music Manuscripts, Posters, Ephemera

Finding aid in PDF document

Ellis, Don, Collection of Big Band Arrangements and News Clippings, ca. 1934 - 1987 #10

3 cubic feet

Ellis’s published music theory books and articles, news clippings in binders from 1934 – 1988

Open: No finding aid

Evans, Gil, Arrangements for Helen Merrill, Tony Bennett and Miles Davis, ca. 1955 - 1956

1 cubic foot

Holograph scores

Open; Music finding aid in Word document

     

Farberman, Hymie, Band Book, ca. 1935 - 1940

6 cubic feet

Ca. 400 handwritten and/or stock arrangements; 38 Henry Horowitz, 11 Bernard Weisman, and one Louis Russell arrangements among other arrangers. Many manuscripts unidentified hand

Open; Handwritten title list

Feather, Leonard, Papers, ca. 1954 – 1960, 1985, #50

2 cubic feet

Original handwritten answers to questionnaires by musicians; correspondence

Open; Photocopies of Questionnaires in Artist Files; Finding Aid in PDF document

Festival Program & Related Papers, ca. 1940s - ongoing

8 cubic feet

Grouped by Domestic, International, George Wein Events and Jazz at Lincoln Center

Open; No finding aid

The Ella Fitzgerald Collection, 1935-1997 (MC 104) 12 linear feet 13 boxes - Comprised of more than 1,000 song titles of printed sheet music that the singer either recorded, performed, or read during the course of her career. Jazz is the genre most documented, but significant amounts of popular music from the 1940's through the 1980's are also present Open: finding aid for printing in PDF format

Fitzgerald, Ella, Collection of Published Music, ca. 1930 - 1982 

2 cubic feet

Lead Sheets, Professional Copies and Sheet Music

Open; Organized alphabetically by title; No finding aid

Fitzgerald, Ella, Collection, ca. 1960s - 1990

1 cubic foot

Wig, Dress, Poster, Music Manuscripts

Appointment with Collection Specialist necessary

Flakser, Harold, Collection of Django Reinhardt Memorabilia and Related Papers, #51 , 1930s – 1940s

(.03) cubic foot

Periodicals, News clippings and performance-related ephemera from French and Belgium publications of World War II era

Restricted

Florentine Films Research Files for Ken Burns documentary Jazz

2 cubic feet

Copies of IJS material

 

     

Gabler, Milt, Collection, 1886, 1900s – 1950s

1 cubic foot

Lead Sheets, Professional Copies and Sheet Music; Gabler compositions, bulk of music by other composers; Several rare covers;  Some music organized into transportation themes; Ephemera, Books many inscribed to Gabler

Open; No finding aid

Gabler, Milt, Audio Collection

1 linear foot

LPS; Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Closed pending preservation transfer

Gennett Records Business Files, 1922  - 1928, #44

6 cubic feet

Discographical information, many on index cards

Open; No finding aid

Getz, Stan, Photographs from Don Maggin Collection, ca. 1940s – 1970s

(.03) cubic foot

Photographs from Maggin’s research

Open for reference use only

Gileson, Dick, Collection of Jazz Party Photographs, 1967

(.03) cubic foot

 

Open for reference use only

Goldstein, Monique, Public Relations Papers, ca. 1985 - 2002

3 cubic feet

Binders & files containing photographs, itinerary details, correspondence, biography and discography details. Artists include Mel Waldron, Steve Lacy, Tal Farlow, Dave Burell among others

Open; Unprocessed but in original order

Goodman, Benny, audio collection 1 cubic foot

Comprehensive collection of reel-to-reel tapes of rare and unreleased performances compiled and donated by Goodman biographer/discographer D. Russell Connor and digitized through a grant from the Mellon Foundation

Open, online finding aids

Gordon, Lorraine, Collection of Jabbo Smith Ephemera, 1990s

1 cubic foot

Photographs; Scrapbooks; Newsclippings; Ephemera; Business Records; Two LPs; One film reel; The Jenkins Orphanage Band signed by author Dakers
 

Open; No finding aid

Gowans, Brad, Collection, ca. 1900s – 1954, #66
 

(.03) cubic foot

Family, candid, and inscribed professional photographs including ones relating to Gowan’s interest in baseball, Holograph and published music manuscripts, Programs, News Clippings, Business Records

Open; No finding aid

Granato, Jimmy, Collection of Photographs and Scrapbooks, ca. 1918 - 1968

1 cubic foot

2 Scrapbooks and loose scrapbook pages containing photographs, handbills and newspaper clippings for clarinetist Granato bands including Jimmy Durante Jazz Band
 

Open; Finding aid in html document

Great Pacific Jazz Band Small Group Arrangements, 1956 - 1961

1.5 cubic feet

Photocopied scores (139) of transcriptions of classic and original arrangements in the New Orleans Style

Open; Typed arranger and title list

Guitar, Banjo & Violin Music, ca. 1926 - 1960

(.03) cubic foot

IJS Collection: Music manuscript lead sheets, published books for performance and instruction including Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grapelli and Eddie Lang among others
 

Open

     

Handy, George, Collection, ca. 1946 – 1964

10 cubic feet

Holograph scores and handwritten parts; Published music. Correspondence re: use of arrangements

Open; Music finding aid in PDF document

Handy, George, Arrangements, ca. 1943 - 1946

1 cubic foot

Holograph scores; Part of Boyd Raeburn Collection

Open

Harvey, Jane, Fake Books

1 cubic foot

Published Fake Books

Open

Haynes, Tiger and Joy Hatton Collection, ca. 1930s – 1970s

5 cubic feet

Photographs, News Clippings, Programs, Publicity Material, Hand-written Music Manuscripts, Lead Sheets, Published Sheet Music

Open, Finding aid in PDF document

Herman, Woody, Band Itineraries and Discography Information, 1965 - 1987

(.05) cubic foot

Handwritten and typed itineraries

Open

Herron, Joel, Orchestrations, ca. mid-1940s – mid-1980S

2 cubic feet

Hand-written scores and parts including arrangements by Johnny Mandel and Billy Byers

Open: title and arranger list in Word document

Hibbler, Al, Manuscripts

(.03) cubic foot

3 Original Scores

Open

Hilbert, Robert, Collection of Discographical Research on Pee Wee Russell
 

2.5 cubic feet

Discographical information

Open

Hines, Earl see Budd Johnson Arrangements

 

Two unrecorded scores and parts for complete orchestra

Open

Hodes, Art, Collection, 1914 - 1992, #58

18 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts; Personal Writings, Diaries, Calendars; Personal and Business Correspondence; Business Papers including Discographical information; Scrapbooks; Photographs; Awards; Artwork and Graphics;

Finding aid in PDF document

Hodes, Art, Collection, 1914 - 1992,

4 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel and cassette audio tapes; Videotapes

Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Hoefer, George, Research Files, ca. 1930s – 1970s

1 cubic foot

News Clippings, Articles and Hand-written Notes

Photocopies and many originals in artist's files

 

Hucko, Michael “Peanuts”, Collection, ca. 1941 – 1962, 1972

(.66) cubic foot

Candid and professional photographs including photos of Glenn Miller Band in Europe ca. 1944-45 and Thelma Carpenter’s first recording session; music, programs

Open

Hutchenrider, Clarence, ca. 1940s – 1991

1 cubic feet

Photographs, Reel-to-Reel tapes, Datebooks, Memorabilia

Open; Finding aid in PDF document

Hutchenrider, Clarence, Audio Collection

1 cubic foot

 

Audio; closed pending preservation transfer

     

IJS Archives, , ca.1960s – 1980s, #03

2 cubic feet

Academy of Improvisation, Annual Review of Jazz Studies, Asch, Moses. Journal of Jazz Studies, Wienberg, William, Papers

 

IJS Archives, cq. 1950s – ongoing, #03

3 cubic feet

History of Institute

Closed

Instructional Stock Arrangements

(.03) cubic foot

IJS Collection

Open

Instrumental Sheet Music

(.03) cubic foot

IJS Collection

Open

International Art of Jazz Business Papers, #61, ca. 1980s - 2000

15 cubic feet

Public Relation’ firm’s Artist Files, Photographs, Handbills, Business Papers

Open

International Festival Programs & Related Papers, ca. 1940s – ongoing, #32

5 Cubic feet

IJS Collection

Available by prior request only

Israels, Chuck, Arrangements see National Jazz Ensemble Library

 

 

 

     

Jackson, Cliff, Ephemera, ca. 1940s, late 1960s

(.05 ) cubic foot

Personal and professional Business Papers, Music & Library  Membership cards, Hunting/Fishing license; Wallet; Books on the Essenes and Freemasonry; Maxine Sullivan’s cosmetic luggage bag

Open; No finding aid

Jackson, Quentin “Butter” , Collection

12 cubic feet

Candid and professional photographs, Music Manuscripts, Business Papers, Artifacts

Organized by type; draft finding aid in Word Document

Jackson, Quentin “Butter”,  Audio Collection

1 linear foot

 Reel-to-reel tapes, LPs

Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Jacobs, Phoebe, Papers, ca. 1960s – 1990s

2.5 cubic feet

Artist Files, News Clippings

Open; In original order

James, Harry, Appreciation Society, ca. 1940s- 1980s, # 13

1 cubic foot

Scrapbooks, photographs and newsletters

Open

Jazz Concerts; One-Time Events, ca. 1950s - ingoing

2 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Handbills; Promotional Items; Programs

Available by prior request only

Jazz Oral History Project 64 cubic ft. About 960 audio CDs plus 120 transcripts Open, online html document

Jazz Cruises, ca. 1950s - ongoing

(.05) cubic foot

IJS Collection: Handbills, Programs

Available  by prior request only

Jazz Festivals see Domestic or International Festivals

 

 

 

Johansen, Lars, Collection, ca. 1973 - 1990

(.33 ) cubic foot

Personal and correspondence from jazz notables re: performances for Jazz Exchange or Jazzcraft Records; Candid and professional photographs of concerts

Open; No finding aid

Johnson, Albert “Budd”, Music Manuscripts

(.33) cubic foot

Holograph music manuscripts for Johnson’s band and two unrecorded arrangements for The Earl Hines Orchestra

Open

Johnson, Howard, Collection, ca. 1949 - 1989

3 cubic feet

Hiolograph, handwritten and published music manuscripts; Holograph work books from the Hartnett National Musical Studios; Diploma from Royston Conservatory of Music, 1953; Related ephemera; Audiocassette Recordings

Open

Johnson, James Price, Collection, ca. 1921 – 1955, Posthumous: Music and Scripts

20 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts including two scores by William Grant Still, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Correspondence, Personal Writings

Some items restricted; Music finding aid PDF; Scripts finding aid PDF, preservation scans of three scrapbooks

Johnson, James Price, Foundation, Collection, 1955 – ongoing

1 cubic foot

Posthumous tributes and papers relating to activities of the James P. Johnson Foundation

Open; No finding aid

     

Kahn, Harvey, Collection

1 cubic foot

Rare Jazz Concert Poster, Photographs

Open; No finding aid

Kahn, Harvey, Records
 

 

Part of Harvey Kahn Collection

Audio closed pending preservation transfer

Kahn, Roger Wolfe, Collection, early 1920s – 1970s, #55

22 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts with arrangements by Claude Thornhill, and Eddie Sauter among others, Photographs; Scrapbooks, News Clippings. Also includes material relating to Kahn’s aviation career.

Open; Finding aid in Word document

Katz, Jimmy, Photographs, ca. 1990s

(’03) cubic foot

Approximately twenty oversize photo prints including Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck, Roy Haynes and Keith Jarrett in their home studios; Other notable musicians on New York City streets or clubs

Open; reference use only

Kincaide, Deane, Arrangements, ca. 1939 – 1954

 

Numerous scores in Muggsy Spanier Collection

Open; Spanier Library finding aid in Word document

King, Teddi, Collection, ca. 1900, 1932-1979, #15

12 cubic feet

Photographs and slides including family images in 1900, Photo Albums; Scrapbooks, News Clippings, Music Manuscripts including arrangements for the vocalist with George Shearing’s quintet in early 1950s

Open; Collection finding aid in PDF document; new material to integrate

King, Teddi, Audio Collection, 1932-1979, #15

5 cubic feet

Part of Teddi King Collection

Closed pending preservation transfer

Kirkeby, Ed, Collection of Fats Waller and California Ramblers Photographs & Ephemera, ca. 1930s - 1970, #16

18 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts, Scrapbooks, Photographs, Correspondence, Business Documents. Memorabilia Finding aid in PDF document

Kuehl, Linda, Manuscripts and Research for unpublished Billie Holiday biography

0.03 cubic foot Manuscripts and Research for unpublished Billie Holiday biography no finding aid

Kunstadt, Leonard, Collection, ca. late 1940s - 1996; see also Victoria Spivey Collection

8 cubic feet Photographs, Scrapbooks, Research Papers, Journals of Performances attended by LK, and Business Records, Correspondence.  Handbills, Publications and Related Material documenting the career of Victoria Spivey and other blues, jazz and folk artists Portions organized by type; available only by appointment with Collections Archivist

Kunstadt, Leonard, Audio Collection

20  cubic feet

Recordings in all formats including Spivey Label Records

Closed pending preservation transfer

     

Lake, Bonnie, Collection, #17

1 cubic foot

Music manuscripts, performance-related ephemera

Closed pending preservation transfer

Lake, Bonnie, Audio Collection, #17

4 cubic feet

Acetates, Discs, Reel-to-reel audio tapes

Closed pending preservation transfer

Lasher, Lenny, Papers, ca. late 1950s - 1982

(.33) cubic foot

Score and lead sheets for Lenny Lasher compositions, photographs, memorabilia

Open

Leahey, Harry, Collection, ca. 1972 - 1990

1 cubic foot

10 Songbooks and 29 Loose pages of lead sheets, arrangements & Exercises; 1 Address book (1989), 3 Music Teacher’s Bookkeeping bound notebooks (1972, 1982, 1986)

Open

Leahey Harry, Audio Collection

2 cubic feet

Audiocassette and reel-to-reel tape recordings

Closed pending preservation transfer

Levi, Lou, Papers

(.33) cubic foot

Correspondence, Business and personal papers

Open

Levy, Harry, Arrangements

(.25) cubic foot

Several scores

Open

Lincoln, Abbey, Collection,
1949-2008
(MC 101)

50
linear
feet

83 boxes - materials collected by Ms. Lincoln herself over the course of her life including scores, photographs, collected writings, business and personal files. All of these evidence her personal and professional endeavors as well as her continuous evolution as an artist

Open, some restricted, finding aid for printing in PDF document

Local 802, American Federation of Musicians in Greater New York, #19, 1922 - 1932

 

1 cubic foot

Two large bound ledgers and Membership Directories

Open

Lokin, J., Public Relations Files

0.5 cubic foot

Artist files

Open

Lorch Collection of Stock Music Arrangements, ca. 1900 - 1959

25 cubic feet

ca. 1650 Big Band Stock Arrangements

Arranged alphabetically

Lorrilard, Elaine see Newport Jazz Festival Papers

 

 

Lourie, Charles, Published Music Collection

(.33) cubic foot

Instructional books for clarinet

Open

Love, Doctor Jerome Sullivan Collection of Audio Recordings

4 linear feet

Audio Recordings

Closed pending preservation transfer

     

McGhee, Howard, Collection, #20

18 cubic feet

Hand-written music manuscripts. Published Music, News Clippings, Correspondence, Photographs, Awards,

Music finding aid in PDF document

McGhee, Howard, Audio Collection, #20

 

Part of Howard McGee Collection: LP, Audio cassette and reel-to-reel recordings

Closed pending preservation transfer

McGriff, Jimmy, Audio Collectikon

(.5) cubic foot

Audiocassette tapes

 

Macero, Teo, Collection, ca. late 1940s – 1990s

8 cubic feet

Holograph and other hand-written music manuscripts for Macero bands, Miles Davis and Wallace Roney; Pony Poindexter compositions;  Scott Joplin’s The Red Back Book, Film air checks for The Sound of Jazz and other film; Reel-to-reel and audiocassette tapes, Masters, LPs and CDs

Music finding aid in PDF document

Macero, Teo, Audio & Film Collection

20 cubic feet

Film air checks for The Sound of Jazz and other film; Reel-to-reel and audiocassette tapes, Masters, LPs and CDs

 

Maggin, Don, Collection of Stan Getz Research Material, ca. 1954 - 1995

28 cubic feet

Legal Documentation, Newsclippings, Interview transcripts, Photographs

Open; For reference use only

Maher, Jack, Collection

(.33) cubic foot

Correspondence and Ephemera

Open

Maher, Jim, Scrapbook

(.33) cubic foot

Scrapbook contains Maher liner notes

 

Mahoney, Dan, Collection of Record Company Business Papers, ca. 1920s – 1955s, #45 15 cubic feet Discographical information and business papers for Columbis Records (pre-1930s), Perfect, Vocalion, Oriole, Swing, Romeo, Okeh, American and Banner Record labels Open
       

Mann, Howie, Collection

20 cubic feet

Music manuscripts, Handwritten and published transcriptions, stock arrangements, Big Band Drum Instruction book; Periodicals (Esquire and other important ones); Reel-to-reel and cassette audiotapes, 45s, 78s and LPs

Closed

Manone, Joseph “Wingy” Collection

5 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts in Band Books, Newsclippings, Correspondence, Business Papers, Audio tapes and Film, Photographs, Film, Trunk

Open; No finding aid

Menegan, John, Collection

18 cubic feet

Scrapbook, Photographs, Newsclippings, Personal Correspondence, Handbills, Business Papers, Music Manuscripts, Publications, Audio

 

Merrill, Helen, Collection of Gil Evans Arrangements, 1955 - 1956
 

(.50) cubic foot

Holograph music manuscripts

Open: Finding aid in Word document

Middleton, Velma, Collection, 1954

(.50) cubic foot

Scrapbook created by Armstrong, Photographs from 1954 Tour

Open; Finding aid in Word document

Miner, Bill, Jazz Books

3 cubic feet

 

Closed

Miner, Bill, Audio Collection

3 Cubic feet

Reel-to-reel audiotapes

Closed pending preservation transfer

Mingus, Charles, Collection, 1971

4 cubic feet
 

Microfilm and printouts for Let My Children Hear Music

Open

Modern Stock Arrangements, late 1940s – 1970s

1 cubic foot

 

Open

Moncur, Grachun, Collection, cqa. 1950s - ongoing

(.50) cubic foot

Holograph and other handwritten music manuscripts including trombone parts with Jaki Byard, lead sheets and published music; Programs; Photographs

Open

Monk, Thelonious, ca. 1946 - 1949

 

Holograph music manuscripts in Mary Lou Williams Collection

Open

Morehouse, Chauncey, Photo Slide Collection, ca. 1919 – 1970s

(.33) cubic foot

Notable Musicians and early images of Ike Carpenter and The Goldkettes among others 

Open; For reference use only

Morgenstern, Dan, Papers, , ca. 1947 – ongoing, #56

5 cubic feet

Typed manuscripts, hand-written notes, 78 and LP Records, Photographs

Photographs interfiled in IJS Photo Collection; Personal Record Collection restricted; remaining offsite

Morse, Trudy, Collection of Sun Ra Documentation, ca. 1985 - 1999

2 cubic feet

Periodicals, Posters, Handbilles, Newsclippings and Ephemerar relating to Sun Ra performances

Open; In processing

Morse, Trudy, Audio Collection of Sun Ra Performances

1 cubic foot

Audio and video recordings

Closed pending preservation transfer

Mount Fuji Festival Small Band Charts, 1986

(.33) cubic foot

Small band charts and parts; transcribed by Don Sickler

Open; Title list in box

Murphy, Lyle "Spud", Orchestrations, ca. 1955 - 1979

(.50) cubic foot

56 photocopied Murphy arrangements , scores and parts, for Horizontal Compositions, Saxophone Suites, Brass Quartet and recordings Gone With the Woodwinds, New Orbits in Sound, and Bill Hitz  LP
 

Open; Handwritten list of titles and related albums

Murphy, Lyle “Spud”, Arrangements

 

Holograph scores in Tony Tamburello Collection

 

Musicraft Records, Inc., Records, 1937 - 1960

 

9.25 cubic feet

Business Correspondence and Documents, Ledgers; Acetates, Preservation recordings on reel-to-reel audiotapes

Open; Finding aid in PDF document for printing

     

Napoleon, Phil, Collection, ca. 1939 - 1951, #22

1.5 cubic feet

Scrapbooks, Playlists, Programs, Business Records, Press Releases, Sheet Music

Open

National Jazz Ensemble Library, ca. 1975 - 1976

(.06) cubic foot

Professionally copied parts for Chuck Israels arrangements; some hand-written scores; Titles for 2 mid-1970’s LPS

Open

Nationalfonotekets Diskografier, #37

1 cubic foot

Discographical information

Open

NBC Collection of Documentation for Un-issued Transcriptions, #23

(.07 ) cubic foot

Discographical information

Open; Unprocessed

Nelson, Oliver, Music Manuscripts, 1968

(.33) cubic foot

Original scores for arrangements of Thelonius Monk compositions; Other arrangements in IJS scores and MLW Collection

Open; Finding aid in pdf document

Newman, Joe, Collection, ca. 1944 – 1992. #24

6 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts, Personal & Business Papers, Programs, Newsclippings, Itineraries, Awards, Photographs and Audio Recordings

Open: Collection Finding Aid in pdf format; Music Catalog list available

Newport Jazz Festival Records, 1954 - 1992, #38

4 cubic feet

Administrative Records; Correspondence, Legal Documents, Publications; Programs

Open; Finding aid in html format or pdf format for printing

Newport Jazz Festival Scrapbooks see Wein

 

 

 

Nichols, Herbie, Manuscripts, ca. 1956

(.33) cubic foot

Two holograph scores; one from Duvivier Collection; Mary Lou Williams Collection

Open; Nichols holograph manuscripts also in Mary Lou Williams Collection

Nightclubs & Other Venues, ca. 1940s - ongoing

1.5 cubic foot

IJS Collection: Promotional Material, Table Promos

Open

Non-Jazz Periodicals, ca. 1920 –2005, #39

3 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Contents include Special Editions devoted to jazz and periodicals with one article about jazz

Open; Finding aid in PDF document by article and author

     

O’Brien, Peter, S.J., Personal Papers, ca. 1940 - ongoing

10 cubic feet

Correspondence, News Clippings, Business Papers, Photographs, Documentation of family (including Baby Book) and Jesuit life

Restricted by donor

     

Page, Oran “Hot Lips”:, Scrapbook

1 cubic foot

 

Open with special handling instructions

Pamphlets & Programs, 1930s - ongoing

2 cubic feet

IJS Collection

Additional items being integrated

Parenti, Tony, Collection, of Early Stock Music Arrangements, 1900 - 1920s

4 cubic feet

Stock Music Arrangements

Open; Arranged alphabetically

Parker, Charlie, Festival Collection, 1993 - 2002

8 cubic feet

Programs, Handbills, Photographs, Business Records,  OS Posters and Related Material

Open

Parker, Charlie, String and/or Big Band Arrangements, 1952, 1954

3 cubic feet

Handwritten scores and parts mostly for Charlie Parker with Strings sessions arranged by Joe Lipman, Jimmy Carroll and unrecorded charts by Jimmy Mundy and Mercer Ellington

Open; Finding aid in pdf format; preservation photocopies available

Pehl, Klaus, Big Band Transcriptions

1 cubic foot

 

Open

Peterson, Charles Photographs

(.33) cubic foot

Candid, professional and performance photographs

Open for reference use only

Photographs, ca. 1920s - ongoing

8 cubic feet

IJS Collection; Unique photographs; some donated by photographers. Other collections listed under photographer’s name

Some photographs scanned to discs

Piano Rolls, #46, ca. late l900s – early 1920s

15 cubic feet

IJS Collection

Open; Graphic use only

Piano Music, ca. 1892 - 1958

(.33) cubic foot

IJS Collection: Published Solos and Songbooks including style books for Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie among others

Open

Pochonet, Gerald “Dave” Scrapbooks, ca. 1950s – 1990s

 

1 cubic foot

Scrapbooks created by Pochonet containing photographs with hand-written identifications; handbills, programs,

Open; Scrapbooks need handling instruction before reference use

Porter, Bob Collection, #25, ca. 1980s - onoing

20 cubic feet

Research files, Blues Publications

Open; Unprocessed

Posters, ca. 1930s - ongoing

8 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Unique posters advertising concerts or recording issues

Open by prior request only

     

Radio Stations, 1930s - ongoing

2 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Program Guides; Promotional material 

Additional items being integrated

Raeburn, Boyd, Band Library, Mid-1940s – 1950s

3.5 cubic feet

Arrangements by George Handy, Johnny Richards, George Williams among other arrangers from mid - 1940s – 1950s

Open; Arranged alphabetically

Rangelov, Angel, Original Scores and Stock Arrangements

1 cubic foot

Hand-written scores and parts for Rangelov arrangements

Open

Record Company Files, ca. 1920s - ongoing

8 Filing cabinets

IJS Collection

Additional items being integrated

Record Dealers, ca. 1930s - ongoing

2 cubic feet

IJS Collection: Newsletters and other publications

Additional items being integrated

Record Stores, ca. 1940s - ongoing

1 cubic foot

IJS Collection: Advertisements and Promos

Additional items being integrated

Rehak, Frank, Collection

6 cubic feet

Correspondence; Research papers Several photographs

Closed until housing transfer

Rehak, Frank, Audio Collection

2 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel and cassette audiotapes, Videotapes; LPs, CDs

Closed pending preservation transfer

Reig, Teddy, Collection, ca. 1950s - 1970

6 linear feet

Reel-to-reel audio recordings; Reel-to-reel tape recorder

Closed pending preservation transfer

Revelle, Russ, Orchestra, Band Book, ca. 1970s

4 cubic feet

Mostly stock arrangements for Revelle Orchestra

 

Rhapsody Films

1 cubic foot

Jazz Film Reviews, Research for Last of the Blue Devils

 

Rich, Buddy, Collection, ca. 1950s – 1990s

5 cubic feet

Posters, etc. relating to Rich’s career

Open

Rich, Buddy, Arrangements, undated

(.33) cubic foot

Harold Wheeler arrangements for Rich Orchestra

Open

Rich, Chris, Papers, 1985 - 1989, # 70

(.50) cubic feet

Typed and hand-written notes on performances in the Boston area including Ornette Coleman

Open

Richards, Johnny, Arrangements, 1940s

1 cubic foot

Part of Boyd Raeburn Collection

Open

Ripmaster, Terence, Papers

1 cubic foot

Research files and audiocassette recordings on Bucky Pizzarelli

Open

Robison, Willard, & His Deep River Boys Music Library, ca. late 1920s - 1932

10 cubic feet

Hand-written scores and parts; numerous arrangements by William Grant Still

Title list in PDF document

Roland, Gene, Music Library, 1972 - 1982

12 cubic feet

Lead sheets; Holograph and other music manuscripts for various types of bands led by Roland

Open; List of types of arrangements available; Finding Aid in PDF document

Rollini, Adrian, Collection

8 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts, Framed & Unframed  Photographs, Negatives, Correspondence in Notebooks, Personal and Business Papers, Publications including Vibraphone Instruction Books, Various formats of Audio-Visual Material including Interview and Film, Computer Discs, Artifacts,  Musical Instruments

Closed until inventory (Received late 2008-early 2009)

Ross, Annie, Collection

8 cubic feet

Photographs, Performance-related Ephemera

Open; PDF Finding Aid for printing

Ross, Raymond, Photograph Collection, ca. 1950s – 1980s

(.50) cubic foot

Approximately 125 photographs of individual musicians in performance venues

Open; Photos scanned to disc; Reference use only

Rotante, Anthony, Blues Research Files, #27

(.33) cubic foot

Correspondence, Periodicals, Research Files

Open

Rugolo, Pete, Scores for Stan Kenton Orchestra, ca. 1945 - 1950

(.33) cubic foot

Photocopies of Published Arrangements

Open

     

Salvador, Sal, Orchestra Collection, ca. 1958 - 1970

4 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts, Career-related material; Band Stands; Arrangements by Don Sebesky, Larry Wilcox and (Lou?) Levy

Open

Sampson, Edgar, Collection, ca. 1940 - 1976

1 cubic foot

One holograph score, Oil Painting, Two Awards, Book

Open; Inventory in PDF document

Saunders, Dick, Collection of Jazz Dance Photographs, 1920s - 1940s

(.33) cubic foot

Photographs of dancers from the Big Band Era including the Savoy Dancers; other notable dancers and vaudeville acts

Open; Reference use only

Saunders, Kay, Collection of ABC Booking Corporation Business Papers, ca. 1972 – 1981
 

1 cubic foot

950 Artist contracts and agent’s commission records, 2183 Rolodex cards with artist information, agent and performance venues for numerous jazz and pop artists from the West Coast office; Corporation business license for Nevada
 

Open; unprocessed

Schaap WKCR Radio Shows, #28, late 1970s - ongoing

1 cubic foot

Reel-to-reel and audiocassette tapes

Closed pending preservation transfer

Schremp, Bill, Big Band Library, ca. 1927 - 1981

35 cubic feet

Approximately 625 photocopied arrangements of this time period including Paul Whiteman with Bix Beiderbecke, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Sauter-Finegan and numerous other bands.

Open; finding aid in Word document

Schultz, Burt, Photograph Collection, 1940s – 1970s

 (.33) cubic foot

1 Binder of “Show Biz”, Sports and Political personalities

Open with special handling instructions

Schultz, Herb, Collection, # 62

1.5 cubic feet

Programs, News Clippings, , Ephemera, Correspondence

 

Open; No finding aid

Schultz, Herb, Audio Collection, # 62

1 cubic foot

Acetate and audiocassette tape recording of pianist Sammy Davis

Closed pending preservation transfer

Scrapbooks, ca. 1900 - ongoing

4 cubic feet

IJS Collection; 8 Scrapbooks Listed under name or subject

Open with special handling instructions

Sebesky, Don, Music Manuscripts

(.33) cubic foot

Holograph music manuscripts; Other Sebesky manuscripts and arrangements in Sal Salvador Collection, Sylvia Syms Collecton

Open

Sheet Music, ca. late 1800s - ongoing

26 cubic feet

IJS Collection

Open; Arranged alphabetically by title; PDF document

Sickler, Don see Mount Fuji Festival Small Band

 

 

 

Siedel, Mitchell, Photograph Collection, late 1970s - ongoing

(.50) cubic foot

Professional Photographs

Open; Reference use only

Smith, Charles, Edward Collection, #29, ca. late 1930s – 1980s

5 cubic feet

Reference files, Personal Correspondence; News Clippings organized by subject

Open; Unprocessed

Smith, Jabbo see Lorraine Gordon Collection of Jabbo Smith

 

 

 

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Editions

(.33) cubic foot

Published transcriptions of Ellington compositions

Open

Snowden, Elmer, Collection, ca. 1920s, 1950s – 1970s

3 cubic feet

Hat with hat box, graphics and related performance material

Open

Spanier, Muggsy, Band Library, ca. 1939 - 1954

6 cubic feet

Handwritten Scores and Parts For Big Band, Small Group & Octet; bulk of the arrangements are by Deane Kincaide and Fud Livingston, several Mel Powell scores

Open; Finding aid in PDF document

Spilka, Bill, Performance Video and Recording Collection

50 cubic feet

Greater New York area performances filmed by Spilka; arranged by year; audiocassette tapes

 

Spivey, Victoria. Collection see also: Kunstadt

 

 

Open; Finding Aid in PDF document for printing

Stage Band Stocks

1.5 cubic foot

IJS Collection

 

Stearns, Marshall, Research Files and Correspondence, #30, ca. 1920s - 1960s

15 cubic feet

Stearn’s notes on jazz and dance

Open: Finding aid for printing: PDF document

Stearns, Marshall, Jazz Dance Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s – 1960s

1 cubic foot

Part of Stearns Collection

Open; For reference use only

Steiner, John see Lorch

 

Stock Arrangements

 

Still, William Grant, Arrangements, late 1920s, late 1930s

 

Numerous arrangements in Willard Robison Collection(1930s); two in James P. Johnson (1920s)

 

Stock Music Collection, ca. late 1920s – 1940s

5 cubic feet

IJS Collection

Open; Arranged alphabetically

Stone, Irving & Stephanie, Collection of NYC Avant Garde Ephemera, ca. 1976 – 1992

1 cubic foot

Handbills, Programs, Small Graphics, Ephemera

Open; Finding aid in PDF document

Straus, Billy, Collection of Audio Recordings from Church of the Heavenly Rest

10 cubic feet

Reel-to-reel and audiocassette recordings

Closed pending preservation transfer

Sudhalter, Richard, Collection, ca. 1920s - 2008

25 cubic feet

Published and unpublished music; Photographs; Audio cassette tapes; Periodicals including 1920s publications; Research files, drafts and reviews for Lost Chords

Closed pending preservation assessment and re-housing

Syms, Sylvia, Orchestra Band Library, ca. 1957 - 1978

35 cubic feet

Handwritten scores and parts, professionally copied parts - includes a large number of Ralph Burns and Don Sebesky original arrangements, Chico O'Farrell and Mike Abene represented; Lead sheets and Acetates of Cy Coleman compositions

Music processed with Finding aid available in PDF document

Szwed, John, Sun Ra Research Collection

4 cubic feet

Interview audiocassette tapes and research files for Szwed's Space Is The Place

Interview audiocassette tapes closed pending preservation transfer

     

T.D.E.S. Collection (The Duke Ellington Society in New York), ca. 1986 – 2002

5 cubic feet

Documentation of Conferences, Signage, Awards and other Memorabilia

Open; no finding aid; Business papers organized chronologically

Talbert, Tommy, Collection, ca. mid 1950s - 2005

20 cubic feet

Holograph and other music manuscripts, Talbert Band Library, Books, Performance-related ephemera, Jazz-related Publications

Open; finding aid in PDF document

Tamburello, Jackie, Collection, ca. 1930  – 1940s

1.5 cubic feet

Sheet Music, Scrapbook, History of WNEW, Sound Recordings

Open; No finding aid

Tamburello, Tony, Collection of Big Band Arrangements for Vocalists and Related Papers, ca. 1949 – 1968, #65

24 cubic feet

770 hand-written scores including holograph arrangements by Neil Hefti, Ralph Sharon, Spud Murphy, Robert Farnon, and Al Cohn

Open

Tatum, Art, Research Files, #52

(.33) cubic feet

Material gathered for Arnold Laubich’s discography

Restricted

Toyama, Yoshio & Keiko Collection, 1968 - 2007

(.33 cubic foot), 1 flat DB

CD, publications,  news clippings and ephemera relating to Japanese musician Toyama and his Louis Armstrong research

Open

Transcribed Solos

 

IJS Collection

Open

     

Vache, Warren Sr., Collection, ca. late 1940s - 2004

70 cubic feet

Records, Claude Hopkins holograph book draft, Holograph Correspondence to Vache, Artist Files, Scrapbooks, Photographs, Significant Artist Files for sons Warren and Allan and the activities of the Jersey Jazz Society, Ephemera

Open

Vache, Warren Sr., Audio Collection, ca. late 1940s - 2004

10 cubic feet

Recordings in all formats, Audio equipment including Record and Reel-to Reel Player

Closed pending preservation transfer

Van Steeden, Peter, Collection of Stock Arrangements

13 cubic feet

Rare Items Culled; Bulk of the Collection off-site

Open

Van Vechten, Carl, Reference Collection, #40, ca. 1922 – 1970s

1 cubic foot

Published books, pamphlets most inscribed to Peter O’Brien from Van Vechten in 1970s

Open

Villipeque, Paul, Arrangements

 

See Charlie Barnet Collection

 

Vision Festival Archives, 1995 – ongoing

5 cubic feet

Sound recordings, programs, business documents and related material

Closed

     

Waller, Fats see Ed Kirkeby Collection

 

 

 

Wax Cylinders

 

IJS Collection of Wax cylinders; Element of Rudi Blesh Collection

Unprocessed

WBGO Radio Live Concert Broadcasts
Newark, New Jersey

(.5) cubic foot

CDs of live concert broadcasts.

 

Wein, George, Scrapbooks, ca. 1926, 1950 - 1966

12 cubic feet Box

Scrapbooks about Newport Jazz Festivals and Related Events; Preservation Copies

Re-housed; organized chronologically; Original Scrapbooks Restricted

Wells, The William ("Dicky") Wells Collection, 1907–1985

1.5 cubic foot

Material about other musicians including Leslie Carr; Holograph Manuscripts; Sheet Music, Handbills, Clippings in Notebooks by subject

Open; finding aid in PDF document

Wellstood, Dick, Collection, ca. late 1940s - 2003

6 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts, Correspondence, Ephemera, Books

Open; finding aid in html format or PDF format for printing

Wellstood, Dick, Audio Collection, ca. late 1940s - 2003

7 linear feet

Reel-to-reel audio recordings,

Closed pending preservation transfer

Wheeler, De Priest, Collection

(.05) cubic foot

Photographs with Calloway Band, Awards, Trombone with case

Open

Wilder, Joe, Photograph Collection

(.33) cubic foot

Photographs taken by Trumpet player Wilder

Open

White, Andrew, Transcriptions of John Coltrane, Charlie Parker and Eric Dolphy Solos, ca. late 1990s

7 cubic feet

Transcriptions of John Coltrane, Charlie Parker and Eric Dolphy Solos,

Open

Williams, George, Arrangements, 1950s

1 cubic foot

Part of Boyd Raeburn Collection

 

Williams, Joe, Collection

1 cubic foot

Hand-written Scores for Joe Williams; Arrangers include Jimmy Jones, Thad Jones and Ernie Wilkins

 

Mary Lou Williams Collection, #60

80 cubic feet

Music Manuscripts, Published Music, Photographs, Correspondence, Business Papers, Scrapbooks, Performance Papers, Artwork & Graphics, Artifacts, Publications

Open; Finding aids available in PDF documents; video material transferred for reference use

Williams, Mary Lou, Audio
Collection, #60

30 cubic feet

Acetates, 78 rpm, LP and 45 rpm records, reel-to-reel and cassette audio apes 6/H/1, 6/I/1-6, 7/E/4), 45s (9/G/5), Reference Video Recordings (9/G/6)

Listing available; some transfers to CD for researchers; some material closed pending preservation transfer

Williams, Mary Lou, Foundation Collection of Transcribed Scores & Parts

7 cubic feet

Transcribed score and parts for big band, small group and solo/trio

Open; Finding aid in Word document

Williams, Mary Lou, Foundation Collection

15 cubic feet

Transcribed scores and parts; Business Correspondence, Posters, Books, Handbills and Posters

Open

Wilson, John S., Research Files, #59, ca. late 1940s - 2002

84 linear feet

News Clippings, Correspondence, Photographs, Artist Press Kits, Concert Programs, Hand-written research notes, Typescripts, and Memorabilia
 

Available by prior request only

Workman, Reggie see Collective Black Artists

 

 

 

     

Zano, Tony, Collection

6 cubic feet

Mixed material

Closed until re-housed

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