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Identifier: IJS-0201

Roger Pryor Dodge papers



  • circa 1920-1973

Scope and Contents

This collection contains essays, research, and correspondence. There are essays written by Dodge about jazz, jazz performers, dance, art, science, and Bubber Miley, a jazz trumpet player. Other essays include "Jazz in the Twenties" and "Jazz: Its Rise and Decline." There is a 1939 bibliography of jazz books and articles assembled by Dodge along with two issues (no. 17 and no. 23) of A Symposium of Literature, History and Arts: English Miscellany, each including chapters written by Dodge. The correspondence consists of letters to Jerome Sullivan from 1958-1964. The collection also contains boxes of index cards with song titles and artists organized alphabetically.


1.6 Cubic Feet

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is partially open for use. The audiovisual media in the collection are currently open for visual inspection only. Access copies for listening and/or viewing may be created on request, if possible. Contact the Institute for details or to make a request.

Language of Materials


Kristiana Weseloh

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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