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McFarlan (Chic) territory dance bands scrapbooks
PA Mss 230  
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  • Title: Chic McFarlan territory dance bands scrapbooks
    Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 230
    Language of Material: English.
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet (1 flat oversize box)
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1949
    Abstract: A pair of disbound scrapbooks containing eighty-one pasted and laid in ephemeral items, photographs, negatives, postcards, brochures and city guides. All of the material relates to swing bands (territory dance bands) directed by Chic McFarlan in Omaha, Nebraska, and Kansas City, Missouri, between 1936 and 1949.
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Chic McFarlan territory dance bands scrapbooks, PA Mss 230. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content

    A pair of disbound scrapbooks containing eighty-one pasted and laid in ephemeral items, photographs, negatives, postcards, brochures and city nightlife guides. All of the material relates to swing bands (territory dance bands) directed by Chic McFarlan in Omaha, Nebraska, and Kansas City, Missouri, between 1936 and 1949. Includes items related to his 1930s ensemble "Chic McFarlan and his Collegians" based in Omaha, as well as many items related to "Chic McFarlan's Orchestra" and "Chic McFarlan's Band" based in Kansas City in the 1940s.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dance orchestra music
    Big band music
    Brochures
    Ephemera (general object genre)
    Negatives (photographs)
    Photographs
    Postcards
    Scrapbooks
    McFarlan, Chic (Charles William), 1913-1988 -- Archives