Finding aid for the Paul Whiteman papers 2466
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USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
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Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
Title: Paul Whiteman papers
Creator: Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967
Identifier/Call Number: 2466
Physical Description: 0.979 Linear Feet 1 box
Date (bulk): 1930s-1950s
Abstract: 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).
Language of Material: English.
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).
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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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, circa February 1977.
[Box/folder no. or item name], Paul Whiteman papers, Collection no. 2466, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
This collection is unprocessed.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Music -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Composers -- United States -- Archival resources
Motion picture music -- Archival resources
Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967 -- Archives