- 1927 - 2003
- Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990
Scope and Contents
This collection contains research files, notes, a scrapbook, book drafts, and television scripts. There are many files with biographical information on Art Landry and Benny Goodman. There are also materials on Nancy Cunard, Marion McPartland, Paul Whitman, Hal Kemp, Arthur Lange, Bert Kelly, and Mannie Klein. The papers also include materials and correspondence related to Ken Burn's Jazz documentary series. There are index cards with music discographical and artist information, along with bibliography lists, reviews, memorial programs, obituary news clippings, postcards, and songbooks. Also included are thirty-one audiocassettes, three reels, one VHS, and a Buddy Rich band banner.
9.0 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