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Jazz Musicians Photographic Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Jazz Musicians Photographic Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2021.08.26
    Physical Description: 1 Box (.21 linear ft.)
    Date (inclusive): c. 1940 - c. 1970
    Abstract: Collection of 18 vintage photographs of jazz musicians, ca. 1940-1970.
    Container: 1


    This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by last name, with the exception of the Gentle-Men of Jazz group being filed under "G".

    Biographical / Historical

    Jazz portraits from WalterFilm.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to SJSU. Copyright has not been assigned to San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    Jazz Musicians Photographic Collection, MSS-2021-08-26, San Jose State University Library, Special Collections & Archives.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Michael Lara, and reviewed by Kate Steffens in 2021.

    Content Description

    Images are 8"x10" prints of Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Gentlemen of Jazz (Ramsey Lewis, Elsee Young, and Red Holt), Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Lunceford, Mills Brothers, Della Reese, Sarah Vaughan, and Nancy Wilson.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Basie, Count, 1904-1984
    Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
    Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965
    Davis, Miles
    Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
    Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.
    Hampton, Lionel
    Holt, Red, 1932-
    Kriegsmann, James J.
    Lewis, Ramsey
    Lunceford, Jimmie
    Mills Brothers
    Reese, Della
    Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990
    Wilson, Nancy, 1937-2018
    Young, Eldee
    San José State University. Library. Special Collections & Archives