Milton Krieger Collection on Jazz in Whatcom County, approximately 1903-2018  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Krieger, Milton
Title
Milton Krieger Collection on Jazz in Whatcom County
Dates
approximately 1903-2018 (inclusive)
approximately 1990-2018 (bulk)
Quantity
7.5 linear feet, ((6 boxes))
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS350, XOE_CPNWS0350
Summary
Collection of research materials documenting the history of jazz in Whatcom County, Washington
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: 360-650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public (advanced notice is requested and some special arrangements may be required to access audio and audio-visual recordings).

Languages
English, English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Milton Krieger retired from Western Washington University's Political Science Department in 2003. As a long-term and avid jazz fan, he began researching the history of the local jazz scene in Whatcom County, Washington. Krieger's resulting work, "The Less Subdued Excitement: A Century of Jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington" was published by Whatcom County Historical Society in 2012.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection comprises a body of research materials gathered and created by Milton Krieger in researching and writing his 2012 book, "The less subdued excitement: a century of jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington. The collection contains Krieger's research files relating to people, places, organizations, programs and events, in additional to audio and audio-visual recordings and posters.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Milton Krieger Collection on Jazz in Whatcom County, Washington, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Research files - local and regional music, approximately 1903-2014,   (bulk approximately 1984-2014) Return to Top

Assorted research files including articles, notes, concert programs, correspondence and other documentation

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Ongoing WWU
2002-2011
1 2
WWU Jazz
research materials re: Western Washington University alumni.
2009-2012
1 3
Sehome High School
2008-2010
1 4
Bellingham High School
2010
1 5
Squalicum High School
2009-2012
1 6
Visuals - miscellany
photos and prints of local jazz musicians and musical events
1990s
1 7
Newspaper Clippings
1984-2004
1 8
Performance - miscellany
1998-2014
1 9
Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center
undated
1 10
The Jazz Project
1999
1 11
Pacific NW Jazz Alliance
1992-2005
2 1
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Miscellany
PNJA's growth year (2000), Materials re: Alliance administration, certificates, articles, news letters
1996
2 2
Bellingham Traditional Jazz Society
1986-2013
2 3
Jazz Festival
undated
2 4
Volunteers - PNJA Materials
2003-2005
2 5
Bellingham Herald clippings
Select copies printed from microfilm of the Bellingham Herald newspaper, with references to African Americans in Bellingham.
approximately 1903-1920
2 6
Bellingham Herald clippings
Select copies printed from microfilm of the Bellingham Herald newspaper, with references to African Americans in Bellingham.
approximately 1903-1920
2 7
Bellingham Herald clippings
Select copies printed from microfilm of the Bellingham Herald newspaper, with references to African Americans in Bellingham.
approximately 1903-1920

Series II:  Research files - People, approximately 1905-2012,   (bulk approximately 2007-2012) Return to Top

The contents of these files vary, but may include interview notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs and other materials relating to individuals involved in the local jazz scene. Where the original folders had extensive handwritten annotations on them, these have been photocopied (and a copy placed in the replacement folder).

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 1
Audiotape Notes
notes re: mid-1990s interviews with seven jazz veterans + local musical family, including Charles and Marvin Beusen
1990s
3 2
Obituaries + Music Makers
Includes obituaries for David Carlson, Harold Knudson, Harry Lindback, Jack Tracy, Joseph Mastercusio
2007-2013, Oct 2008
3 3
Phil Ager et al., Western Washington University
contains photocopied folder annotations only
undated
3 4
Patrick Alesse
2012
3 5
Tom Anastasio
2011
3 6
Blake Angelos
undated
3 7
Walter Zuber Armstrong
undated
3 8
Ecomae Baunach
2011-09-01
3 9
Marvin Bensen
Includes a book draft, and Bensen family biography
2007-04-25
3 10
Ray Blank
contains photocopied folder annotations only
undated
3 11
Bob Boice
undated
3 12
Bob Brown/ Leo Dodd
2008-2010
3 13
Ivan Buchbinder
undated
3 14
Jeff Busch
2012-09-01
3 15
Paul Chandler
2009-02-13
3 16
Ken Colvin
2007-10-23
3 17
Stu Davis
2009-07-23
3 18
Pete Deitsch
2007-01-27
3 19
Ray Downey
2009-12-01
3 20
Gordy Downs
undated
3 21
Llewellyn English
undated
3 22
Echo Dorr and Family
2007-01-18
3 23
Gary Erickson/ Anne and Bob Nevins
2007-11-02 - 2008-01-17
3 24
Gary Evans
contains photocopied folder annotations only
undated
3 25
Jerry Fenwick
undated
3 26
Gordon Ford
2009-09-22
3 27
Walt Germain
2006-10-31
3 28
Bruce and Anne Gilbert
2008-03-18
3 29
Bob Gray
2010-11-01
3 30
Thomas Harris
2010-03-27
3 31
Gene and Harriet Hatch
2007-02-03
3 32
Trish Hatley and Stanwood Newspaper
2008-02-19, 1988
3 33
Pete Hoeruegel
2006-10-31
3 34
Betty Houser
2009-12-01
3 35
Ken Husfloen
2007-07-18
3 36
Chuck Israels
2010-06-13
3 37
Dave Keim
1905-07-01
3 38
David Keller
2011-09-01
3 39
Mark Kelly
2009-12-01
3 40
Phil Kelly
2011 September-October
3 41
Paul Killian
2007-03-07
3 42
Frank Kuhl
1905-07-02
3 43
Art Lawrenson
2010-11-04
3 44
Mary Ann/Maria Leighton
2009-10-01
3 45
Louis Lippman
2011-2011
3 46
Robert Little
2011-04-03
3 47
Kate Massey
2008-09-19
3 48
Ann MacDonald/ David Post
undated
3 49
Bill MacDonough
2010-12-15
3 50
Julian MacDonough
2017-02-11
3 51
Rane MacDonough
2010-12-17
3 52
Dale Mattson
contains photocopied folder annotations only
undated
4 1
Julian McCaffery
2009-09-11
4 2
Sun McElderry
2009-12, 2011-06
4 3
Mel McKee
2007-01-18
4 4
Clayton Medeiros
undated
4 5
Al Mendenhall
2007-01-04
4 6
Jovon Miller
2010-03-25
4 7
Einar Moen
1905-07-02
4 8
John Munroe
2007-01-30
4 9
Clint and Bob Nunamaker
2009-01-31
4 10
Bill O'Neil
2007-02-13
4 11
Milo Peterson/ Jay Weaver
2010-10-18
4 12
Don Philips
undated
4 13
Jordan Piper/ Courtney Fortune
2007-2008
4 14
Bob Ridgley
1905-07-03
4 15
Jud Sherwood
2011-02-01
4 16
Don Sires
2007-02-01
4 17
Bria Skonberg
Mar 2010, Sept 2013
4 18
Ian Smith
undated
4 19
Paul Sorenson
2009-11-01
4 20
Dale Steele
2017-02-04
4 21
Chuck Stanford
2009-07-28
4 22
Bob Storms
2007-03-21
4 23
North Storms
undated
4 24
Al swift
2009-2010
4 25
Bill Tootell
2010-12-17
4 26
Barbara Torrence and Family
undated
4 27
Ken Vauderway
2012-09-01
4 28
Orris and larry Vanerstrom
2009-10-06
4 29
Tom and Theo Wanne
1905-07-02
4 30
Kami Warner
2009-10-08
4 31
Irene Waters
2017-01-22
4 32
Roger Yamashita
2011-07-21

Series III:  Audio and Audio-Visual Recordings, approximately 2016-2008Return to Top

Please contact repository for an appointment to access audio and audio-visual recordings (this allows for set-up of equipment to access these recordings)

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 33
Our Love Affair-Gillett Duet Productions (2001). + Bathtub Gin Party Band
2 Cassette tapes
2001
4 34
Jazz bands, Boerhave sisters, Paul Killiun
5 CDs
1926, 1994, 2011
5 1
Ian and Sam Smith, Rusty Warren, BIC Taylor Sterio
Reel-to-reel
1963-02-10 or 1962-03-10?
5 2
Walter Zauber Armstrong farewell concert
Reel-to-reel
1970-05-22
5 3
Einar Moen "Music at Mt Baker Theatre" April 1, 1984. Einar Moen - Jeff Fox Sept 8, 1984 "History of Theaters - Biery"
VHS recordings
1984
Cassette recordings/interviews from North Storms
Audio cassette tapes
1992-2008
Box Folder
5 4
Bob Brown
audio cassette tape
1993-05-24
5 4
Doc Leedy
audio cassette tape
undated
5 4
Bill Dorr (by Gary Erickson)
audio cassette tape
2006-08-11
5 4
Inar [Einar] Moen / Mel Mcee
audio cassette tape
undated
5 4
Julian McCaffery
audio cassette tape
undated
5 4
Charles Benson and Marv
audio cassette tape
undated
5 4
Bob Nunamaker
audio cassette tape
2008-01-31
5 4
Joe Szymanski
audio cassette tape
1992-10-07

Series IV:  Posters, approximately 1998-2018Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Steve Allen Hosts Kings of Swing
1998-07-25
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - The 493 Reunion Band
2017-02-15
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - High School Big Band Extravaganza II
2017-12-07
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - String Theory
2017-10-16
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Latin-Jazz Explosion
2017-04-26
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Film Friday: Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra's Historic Copenhagen Concert
2017-05-14
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Steve Allen Quintet
1997-07-13
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Lionel Hampton and His New york Big Band
1999-02-28
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - Dee Daniels Quartet
2000-08-25
6
Looking at Jazz: America's Art Form
The Jazz Project and Bellingham Public Library (2 posters)
undated
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - The Benny Golson All Star Quartet
2017-01-27
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - High School Big Band Extravaganza 3
2001-10-20
6
The Art of Jazz: Lucia Douglas Gallery
The Jazz Project
1905-06-29
6
The Julian MacDonough Quartet
undated
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - 2004 Season
2004
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - 2001 Season
2001
6
Pacific Northwest Jazz Alliance - 2000 Season
2000

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Bellingham
  • Jazz musicians--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History--Sources
  • Jazz musicians--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History--Sources
  • Jazz--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History and criticism--Sources
  • Jazz--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History and criticism--Sources
  • Music
  • Sound Recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Krieger, Milton--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bellingham (Wash.)
  • Whatcom County (Wash.)