Eleanor Amenta Ashbrand autographs collection
- circa 1930s-1940s
Scope and Contents
This collection contains autographs and autographed photographs. The autographs are loose pages from an autograph book and many are addressed to "Eleanor and Joe." There are signatures from many jazz performers including Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmie Lunceford, Billy Eckstein, and Milt Buckner. Also included are autographed press photographs with multiple signed photographs from Jimmie Lunceford. There are also signed photographs from members of his band, Lionel Hampton, Billy Eckstine, Earl Hines, Benny Carter, and Duke Ellington.
.2 cubic feet
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use.
Language of Materials
- Kristiana Weseloh
Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository
185 University Avenue
John Cotton Dana Library
Newark New Jersey 07102 United States