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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Collection of Big Band photographs
    Identifier/Call Number: PASC-M.0088
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1945
    Abstract: The collection consists of commercial publicity photographs of American dance bands, combo bands and singers.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Big Band Photographs (Collection PASC-M 88). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Custodial History

    This collection was acquired by the UCLA Music Library. When the Music Library special collections was merged under the umbrella of UCLA Library Special Collections, this collection was transferred to LSC.

    Processing Information

    Processed by UCLA Library Special Collection staff.
    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    We are committed to providing ethical, inclusive, and anti-racist description of the materials we steward, and to remediating existing description of our materials that contains language that may be offensive or cause harm. We invite you to submit feedback about how our collections are described, and how they could be described more accurately, by filling out the form located on our website: Report Potentially Offensive Description in Library Special Collections. 

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9910202303606533 

    Scope and Content

    Collection mostly consists of commercial publicity photographs of American dance bands, combo bands and singers, such as Ray Herback, Tiny Hill, Hoosier Hot Shots, Eddy Howard, Dick Jurgens, Gene Krupa, Jack Leonard, Light Crust Doughboys, Louise Massey and the Westerners, Frankie Masters, Ray Noble, Kate Smith, Alec Templeton, Orrin Tucker and Bonnie Baker, Horace Henderson, Eddy Duchin, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Roy Acuff and his Smokey Mountain Boys, Gene Autry, Horace Heidt, Charlie Winninger, Benny Goodman's Sensational Swing Band, Paul Whiteman, and others.
    Unless otherwise noted, all items are photographs.