Bill Cleland collection of audio recordings and ephemera
- 1962 - 1985
Scope and Contents
This collection contains audio reels and ephemera. There are seventy-three 7-inch audio reels, mostly containing live recordings from various New Jersey venues during the 1970s. This includes commercially released as well as unreleased material, and features Bobby Hackett, Jess Stacy, Dick Wellstood, Earl Hines, Warren Vache, Sr., and Jimmy McPartland. The audiovisual portion of the collection also includes a recording of a 1971 Pee Wee Russell memorial concert featuring Teddy Wilson. The ephemera includes catalogs, programs, correspondence, research, and newspaper clippings. Also included are letters, subscription lists, photographs, and other ephemera pertaining to the New Jersey Jazz Society.
3.9 cubic feet
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is partially open for use. The audiovisual media in the collection are currently open for visual inspection only. Access copies for listening and/or viewing may be created on request, if possible. Contact the Institute for details or to make a request.
Language of Materials
- Steven P. Beck
Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository
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John Cotton Dana Library
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