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Whiteman (Paul) papers
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Description
This collection consists of the papers of American composer and bandleader Paul Whiteman (1890-1967). Materials include correspondence, photographs, film stills, and movie information. This collection includes items related to the movies "Thanks a Million" (1935) and "King of Jazz" (1930).
Background
Paul Whiteman (1890-1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director, and violist who performed live, in movies, television, and radio. Whiteman was often referred to as the "King of Jazz," and starred in a movie by the same title in 1930. He also starred with his band in the movie "Thanks a Million" (1935). A number of his songs have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
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0.979 Linear Feet 1 box
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Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.
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