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Identifier: IJS-0299

Claes Dahlgren jazz ephemera



  • circa 1937-1955

Scope and Contents

This collection contains jazz concert programs, autographs, Swedish publicity photos, and laminated press photographs. The press photographs have inscriptions on them from artists Rex Stewart, Red Rodney, Tyree Glenn, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Marion and Jimmy McPartland, Joe Holiday, Zoot Sims, Rolf Ericson, Terry Gibbs, Lee Konitz, Max Roach, Art Farmer, Babs Gonzales, Eddie Barefield, and Oscar Pettiford.

There are signed programs from Duke Ellington and his band from a Swedish 1939 concert. Also autographed is a Mills Brothers Swedish concert program, a Jimmie Lunceford program, and the All-American Band 1944 in a Jazz Concert at the Metropolitan Opera House with autographs by Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, and Billie Holiday.


.31 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

This collection has materials in Swedish and English

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use.

Kristiana Weseloh

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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