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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Archive of Recorded Sound
    Title: Jim Goggin Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: ARS.0217
    Physical Description: 12 Linear Feet Guide to Jim Goggin Collection ARS.0217
    Date (inclusive): 1953-2010


    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.


    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.

    Cite as

    Jim Goggin Collection, ARS-0217. Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA.

    Biographical / Historical

    Jim Goggin (1928-2018) was an author and co-founder of the San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Jim Goggin Collection was acquired by the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound from Jim Goggin in 2010.


    This collection is arranged into five series: Correspondence and Recorded Sound, Boogie-woogie materials, Some Jazz Friends materials and Subject Files.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection is comprised of material amassed by jazz author and San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation co-founder Jim Goggin dating from 1960-2010. It contains reserach files, recorded sound, correspondence, clippings and other ephemera amassed by Jim Goggin in relation to the San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation, various jazz and blues musicians and Boogie-woogie blues music.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jazz musicians
    Jazz -- United States.
    San Francisco.
    Boogie woogie (Music)