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Irvine (Tommy) Jazz Collection
SPC.2018.038  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents
  • Processing Information

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
    Title: Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection
    creator: Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965
    creator: Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959
    creator: Eckstine, Billy
    creator: Garner, Erroll
    creator: Shearing, George
    creator: Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990
    Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2018.038
    Physical Description: 24 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1981, undated
    Date (bulk): 1940-1953
    Language of Material: Collection material is in English.
    Abstract: This collection contains approximately 444 records held in 76 album sets with performances from musicians, many of which fall under the musical genre of jazz. Most of the records are 10" Shellac, 78 RPMs. Notable musicians featured in this collection include: George Shearing, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Erroll Garner, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and others.
    Physical Description: Shellac, 10'', 78 RPM

    Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [title of item] Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Loaned by the Irvine family, 2018.

    Scope and Contents

    The Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection (1908-1981; bulk 1940-1953) contains approximately 444 records held in 76 album sets with performances from musicians, many of which fall under the musical genre of jazz. Most of the records are 10", Shellac, 78 RPMs. Notable musicians featured in this collection include: George Shearing, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Erroll Garner, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Lester Young, Norman Granz, Teddy Wilson, Glenn Miller, and others. Each album contains an average of 4-10 records with A and B side tracks. Song title and artist performance information is listed in this finding aid, as well as record companies and catalog numbers for each record. For information regarding writing credits, accompanying musicians, and instruments used please contact the CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections department.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Jade Delao, 2018.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jazz