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 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0217

John Szwed collection of audio interviews and research files on Sun Ra for Space is the Place

Creator

Dates

  • circa 1971-2000

Scope and Contents

The John Szwed collection of audio interviews and research files on Sun Ra for Space is the Place contains correspondence, press clippings, periodicals, transcribed interviews, and ninety cassette tapes. The bulk of the collection contains research related to the life and music of Sun Ra, with additional writings related to music and mysticism. The tapes contain interviews by Szwed and others (1971-1993).

Extent

2.4 cubic feet

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use.

Language of Materials

English

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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