- 1953 - 1964
Scope and Contents
The collection comprises business papers and correspondence related to Ashen's career at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). There is correspondence with George Avakian, John Hammond, Carl Van Vechten, and Mary Lou Williams among others. The collection also contains scripts for Jazz Scene and World of Jazz radio broadcasts. There are typescript drafts of articles and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings.
.5 cubic feet
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use.
Language of Materials
- Kristiana Weseloh
Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository
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