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 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0135

Leonard Kunstadt papers and audio recordings

Creator

Dates

  • circa late 1920's - 1996

Scope and Contents

This collection contains business records, correspondence, financial documents, personal notes, and journals. There are research files and correspondence related to his work as editor and publisher of Record Research magazine. Also included are discographical notes, publication materials, handbills, articles, and business files of the label, Spivey Records. There are also travel documents, press clippings, memorabilia, and papers documenting the career of Victoria Spivey. There are early photographs of jazz and blues performers and a scrapbook with information on 1920s orchestras.

This collection also consists of audiocassettes, 78s, and forty-nine audio reels. The majority of the recordings are test pressings, Spivey releases, and early jazz records.

Extent

23.75 cubic feet

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is open for use.

Language of Materials

English

Author
Kristiana Weseloh
Date
2019-06-25

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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