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 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0029

Charles Edward Smith papers

Creator

Dates

  • 1923 - 1989
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1969

Scope and Contents

This collection contains reference files, publications, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting Smith's career as a jazz critic and scholar. The bulk of the materials span the 1950s to late 1960s. There are individual files on Ma Rainey, Pee Wee Russell, and Folkways Records. Also included are seven CDs with an interview of Jack Teagarden, four audiocassettes, notebooks, and reference index cards. The photographs include personal family photographs, the Jean Goldette orchestra, Pee Wee Russell, and copies of modern artwork included for jazz articles.

Extent

2.59 cubic feet

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use.

Language of Materials

English

Author
Kristiana Weseloh
Date
2019-03-07

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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