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1: Artist Files (ca. 1930 - 2010s)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size55 file drawers
Collection Description The Institute of Jazz Studies Artist Files is an open collection of vertical files with information on approximately 2,500 jazz musicians. The files consist mostly of ...
2: Early Years of Savoy Records: Video-recording (1998)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size1 videocassette (VHS)
Collection Description This short documentary sequence (ca. 12 minutes, in color), produced by Al Clarke for First Run Features, is an excerpt from the television series "Brick City" (...
3: Jazz Oral History Project (1972 - 1983 [inter)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Description The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies Jazz Oral History Project (JOHP) consists of 120 oral histories of seminal pre-Swing Era and Swing Era jazz musicians who ...
4: Nancy Miller Elliott Collection of Photographs and Ephemera (1958 - 1997)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size20 boxes
Collection Description Nancy Miller Elliott was born in Manhattan in 1940. A school dropout at sixteen, she became a regular at New York City jazz clubs and eventually ...
5: Newark's Lost Jazz Shrines: Videorecording (1999)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size1 videocassette (VHS)
Collection Description "Newark's Lost Jazz Shrines," is a short (28-minute) biographical documentary of ragtime/stride/early jazz pianist and composer Willie "The Lion" Smith, with special focus ...
6: Subject Files (1920s - 2010s)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size20 file drawers
Collection Description The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies Subject Files (known as IFs) is an open collection of topical files on a wide range of subjects related ...
7: The Early Years of Savoy Records: Videorecording (1998)
Repository NameRutgers University-Newark, Institute of Jazz Studies
Collection Size1 videocassette (VHS)
Collection Description This short documentary sequence (ca. 12 minutes, in color), produced by Al Clarke for First Run Features is an excerpt from the series "Brick City" (Sundance ...