Small Collections on Jazz, circa 1950-2005  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Compiler
University of Idaho. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Title
Small Collections on Jazz
Dates
circa 1950-2005 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 3 cubic feet
Collection Number
IJC MG 13
Summary
Memorabilia and other materials.
Repository
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
83844-2350
Telephone: 208-885-0845
libspec@uidaho.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public. Researchers must use the collection in accordance with the policies of the University of Idaho Special Collections and Archives.

Languages
This collection is in English.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection was assembled by Special Collections and Archives of the University of Idaho Library with gifts to the International Jazz Collections from a variety of sources.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

This manuscript group is part of the International Jazz Collections-IJC.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Consult Head of Special Collections and Archives on permissions for use.

Preferred Citation

Small Collections on Jazz, IJC MG 13, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
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Box 1 Copy of a photograph of the original Benny Goodman Quartet: Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, and Lionel Hampton
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Color photograph showing Benny Goodman standing next to a large sailfish. Photo verso: Grenada, W.I., December 1969
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Benny Goodman's fishing license issued by the State of Alaska, June 1975
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Chan Parker open reel tape. Rockland Palace, September 26, 1952. Charlie Parker with strings. Unissued "Rocker." The following recordings appear that were first released in 1996: East of the Sun; Stardust; Easy to Love; Dancing in the Dark; Just Friends; What Is This Thing Called Love. Classics include Ornithology; Don't Blame Me; Everything Happens to Me
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Chan Parker open reel tape. May 17, 1950: Cool Blues; 52nd Street Theme; This Time the Dream's On Me; Little Willie Leaps; Round Midnight; Move; The Street Beat; Out of Nowhere; Embraceble You; Cool Blues, Wahoo; Dizzy Atmosphere
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Audiocassette and compact disc. Rehearsal of the record "New Faces" with Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Branford Marsalis (reeds), Kenny Kirkland (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Robert Ameen (drums)
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Carmen McRae. Decca Records contract, 1954
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Carmen McRae scores. Day by Day, arranged by Oliver Nelson (manuscript) and parts -- All the Things You Are, arranged by Bill Holman (manuscript) and parts
Donor: Unknown, 2001
Box 1 Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Playbill and calendar, 2005
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 1 Lionel Hampton with President Ronald Reagan, CD, Nov. 1987 -- Lionel Hampton's 94th birthday celebration, photographs, April 2002
Donor: Beverly Lingle, 2010
Box 1 Invitation to and photograph of the Dedication Ball at the Student Union Ballroom of the University of Idaho, featuring Louis Armstrong and his six-piece instrumental group. February 15, 1963
Donor: Christian Center at the University of Idaho, 2002
Box 1 Photographs of Shelly Manne (31 items)
Donor: John Fairweather, 2005
Box 2 Jazz Club Lionel Hampton framed image. The first panel of a wine list folio from the Jazz Club in Paris with an image of Hampton in color. Inscribed: to my great, great pal Oscar Cohen. Lionel Hampton
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 2 11 1/2 inch by 10 1/2 inch frame holding a letter from Ronald Reagan to Lionel Hampton in response to his Easter greeting, dated May 24, 1982. Signed "Ron"
Donor: Robert M. Childs, 2014
Box 3 (offsite) Benny Goodman's custom-made evening suit with dress shirt. Label inside reads: H. Huntsman & Sons (London), Benny Goodman
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 4 (offsite) Gerry Mulligan's houndstooth jacket
Donor: Russell H. Vansant, 2005
Box 5 (offsite) Benny Carter's African marimba/xylophone
Donor: Virginia Wicks, 2004
Box
6-7 (offsite) Conga Drum.
This set of conga drums was used by Dizzy Gillespie at the Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival and then gifted to J.C. Heard on May 4, 1987. ("Guernsey's Jazz Auction Catalog Addendum." Feb. 16, 2005, page 12. Jazz At Lincoln Center, New York)
Purchased at the Guernsey auction by Russell H. Vansant and donated to the IJC, in 2005
Unboxed (offsite) A four foot long rhythm stick inscribed with the name on the haft: Dizzy Gillespie.
This 'stick cymbal' was used by Dizzy Gillespie and then gifted to J.C. Heard after a concert in Detroit, Michigan, in 1968. ("Guernsey's Jazz Auction Catalog Addendum." Feb. 16, 2005, page 12. Jazz At Lincoln Center, New York)
Purchased at the Guernsey auction by Russell H. Vansant and donated to the IJC, in 2005

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jazz--History--20th century--Sources
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Childs, Robert M. (donor)
    • Fairweather, John (donor)
    • Lingle, Beverly (donor)
    • Vansant, Russell H. (donor)
    • Wicks, Virginia (donor)