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Abraham, Alton. Collection of Sun Ra, 1822-2008

Alton Abraham (1927-1999), entrepreneur and hospital technician, was a longtime friend and business associate of Sun Ra (1914-1993), the influential jazz composer and musician. Alton Abraham collected manuscripts, business records, printed ephemera, artifacts, photographs, audio and video recordi...

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Adler, Max. Collection, 1922-1952

Max Adler (1866–1952) was an Illinois-born executive, concert violinist, and philanthropist. This collection is primarily composed of Adler’s correspondence. Also included are a few pieces of ephemera, including a photograph of German violinist Emanuel Wirth and lists of works relating to English...

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Anderson, Charles B. Fake Books. Collection, 1870-1998

The Charles B. Anderson Fake Books Collection contains sets of master fake books and verse-chorus fake books, which are used as informal cues by performing musicians and as tools for learning.

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Braxton, Anthony. Collection, 1973-1992

Anthony Braxton, music professor, composer, and jazz musician. The Anthony Braxton Collection contains concert and lecture ephemera as well as a score titled L/C-J-637 (for orchestra).

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Campbell, Wilbur and Valarie. Collection, 1958-2004

Wilbur and Valarie Campbell. Wilbur Campbell, Chicago drummer; Valarie Campbell, wife and jewelry maker. The Wilbur and Valarie Campbell Collection contains correspondence, articles, artifacts, photographs, publications, posters, audio-visual material, and event ephemera.

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Chicago Committee to Save Lives in Chile Records, 1973-2009

The Chicago Committee to Save Lives in Chile (CCSLC) was a coalition of individuals and organizations that worked to restore human rights in Chile following the 1973 military coup. The CCSLC held rallies, conferences, and educational events to raise awareness of problems in Chile. In 1979, member...

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Clark, E. Payson., Jr. Papers, 1947-2004

E. Payson Clark, Jr., jazz collector, lawyer, and archivist. The E. Payson Clark, Jr. Papers contain correspondence, photographs, jazz publications, catalogs, discographies and record lists, jazz festival programs and pins, concert and event mailings, and newspapers.

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Deems, Barrett. Papers, circa 1950s-1999

Barrett Deems, drummer. The Barrett Deems Papers contain articles, correspondence, photographs, obituaries and funeral programs, concert and event ephemera, publications, organization newsletters, and a poster.

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Grzeca, Dan. Collection, 1997-2006

Dan Grzeca artist, painter, and printmaker. The Dan Grzeca Collection contains posters, programs, and print works for various concerts and venues.

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Hilliard, Thomas. Papers, 1937-1967

Thomas Hilliard, saxophone, clarinet, and flute teacher. The Thomas Hilliard Papers contain printed music and jazz pedagogical instruction books.

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Howell, Standley. Collection, 1944-1946

Standley Howell, jazz collector. The Standley Howell Collection contains a copy of the book Glenn Miller’s Method of Orchestral Arranging, piano instruction books, music scores, and sheet music.

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Hughes, George Warner, Jr. Collection, 1940s-2008

George Warner Hughes, Jr., jazz drummer. The George Warner Hughes, Jr. Collection contains a DVD interview with Hughes printouts of photographs of Hughes, family, friends, club ephemera, and a program from his memorial service.

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Hyde Park Youth Symphony. Records, 1978-2006

This is a collection of the administrative records of the Hyde Park Youth Symphony. The records of the Symphony include administrative, budget, and fund raising material arranged by year, dating back to 1983. Also included are recordings of concerts, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook of photogr...

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Jackson, Franz. Papers, 1949-2004

Franz Jackson, jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, vocalist. The Franz Jackson Papers contain correspondence, newspaper articles, publications, brochures, programs, and photographs documenting his performances, recordings, and life as a prominent jazz musician.

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Jacobs, Phoebe. Papers, 2000-2003

Phoebe Jacobs, Executive Vice President of The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. The Phoebe Jacobs Papers contain correspondence, announcements, brochures, advertisements, articles, event ephemera, and press kits.

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James, Stafford. Collection, 2001-2005

Stafford James, bassist and composer. James' career started in the 1970s and he plays classical and jazz music. He is unique because he plays the melodies, thereby making the bass the lead instrument. The Stafford James papers contain compact discs, press kits, and scores.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Artwork and Posters. Collection, 1966-2006

The Jazz Institute of Chicago. Artwork and Posters Collections contains artwork and posters for Chicago-based jazz festivals and concerts, album cover artwork and compact disc booklets.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Choice, Harriet. Collection, 1972-2002

Harriet Choice, journalist, editor and publishing executive, worked as a jazz critic for the Chicago Tribune. She was also a founding member of the Jazz Institute of Chicago. The collection contains photographs documenting jazz performances at festivals and concerts held around 1972-1973.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Crilly, Edgar. Collection, 1954-1992

Edgar Crilly, former board member of the Jazz Institute of Chicago. The Jazz Institute of Chicago Edgar Crilly Collection contains photographs, publications, newspaper articles, correspondence, drawings, and event ephemera.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. DeMicheal, Don. Papers, 1962-1997

Don DeMicheal, vibraphonist, music journalist, and critic. The Don DeMicheal Papers contain articles, book reviews, and liner notes written by DeMicheal as well as catalogs and discographies, jazz periodicals, a record journal, and other publications.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Figi, Jamil. Papers, 1964-1983

Jamil Figi, American jazz critic. The Jazz Institute of Chicago Jamil Figi Papers contain Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) newsletters, concert and event fliers and programs, photographs, and ephemera. These papers document Figi's work with the AACM and his advocacy an...

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Granato, Jimmy. Collection, 1925-1980

James "Jimmy" Granato, clarinetist, jazz musician, composer. The Jazz Institute of Chicago Jimmy Granato Collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, sheet music, and fake books.

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Martin, Terry. Papers, 1967-2005

Terry Martin, professor, jazz author, critic, and collector. Terry Martin is a Professor in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago. He has been involved in the Chicago jazz scene for over five decades, including as a board member and committee chair of the Jazz Institute...

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Oral Histories, 1977-2016

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories contains drafts, transcripts and audio and video recordings of interviews with Chicago jazz musicians. There is also an interview with jazz historian and collector John Steiner.

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