Guide to the J. Roger Hamilton Collection of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters ARS.0222

Nathan Coy
Archive of Recorded Sound

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Archive of Recorded Sound
Title: J. Roger Hamilton Collection of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters
Creator: Newman,, Earl, 1930-
Identifier/Call Number: ARS.0222
Physical Description: 23 poster(s)
Date (inclusive): 1964-1984

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Archive of Recorded Sound for assistance.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The J. Roger Hamilton Collection of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters was acquired by the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound from J. Roger Hamilton in 2021.

Biographical / Historical

J. Roger Hamilton was a regular attendee at Monterey Jazz Festival, sitting with his family annually in the center aisle, row 8 every year. During the first two days of the festival he would purchase the Earl Newman printed posters to ensure he had one for that year. The posters in this collection were on display at his home for many years before donation to the Stanford Libraries.

Cite as

J. Roger Hamilton Collection of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters(ARS.0222). Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA.

Scope and Contents

The 23 posters in this collection are official hand screen printed Monterey Jazz Festival Posters created by Earl Newman and purchased at the festival respective to each poster year. The poster titles were sourced from the Earl Newman Prints company in 2021. There are color variations in the paper used for the posters, so one may find the same print on different color paper in other collections. For some years several print designs were made, not every print design for the years in this collection is present.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head Librarian, Archive of Recorded Sound, Braun Music Center, Stanford, California 94305. Consent is given on behalf of the Archive of Recorded Sound as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jazz -- United States.
Jazz musicians -- Portraits
Music festivals -- California -- Monterey
Monterey Jazz Festival

Folder 1

Posters 1964-1973

Physical Description: 11 poster(s)

Scope and Contents

Following is a list of posters in this folder. 1964 Beat Man [white paper] -- 1965 Trumpet [white paper] -- 1966 Flute [red paper] -- 1967 Trumpet Checkers [white paper] -- 1968 Sax Man [white paper] -- 1969 Clarinet [white paper] -- 1970 Duke Ellington [black paper] -- 1971 Satchmo [white paper] -- 1972 Monterey Chair, Horn [white paper] -- 1973 Charlie Parker [brown paper]-- 1973 Charlie Parker [pink paper].
Folder 2

Posters 1974-1984

Physical Description: 12 poster(s)

Scope and Contents

Following is a list of posters in this folder. 1974 Sarah Vaughn [white paper] -- 1975 Trumpet Call [white paper] -- 1976 Olympia Brass Band [white paper] -- 1977 Mardi Gras [brown paper] -- 1978 Diz white paper] -- 1979 Woody Herman and Diz [white paper] -- 1980 Lionel Hampton [white paper] -- 1980 Sarah Vaughn [white paper] -- 1981 Flashy Dancer [white paper] -- 1982 Gerry Mulligan [black paper] -- 1983 Beach Scene [white paper] -- 1984 Floating Instruments [rose paper].