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The Jabbo Smith collection

Title
The Jabbo Smith collection, 1930-1991.
Author
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991.
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Series 4, Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-65 Series 4, Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series 3, Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-65 Series 3, Box 2Offsite
Series 3, Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-65 Series 3, Box 1Offsite
Series 2, Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-65 Series 2, Box 1Offsite
Series 1, Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-65 Series 1, Box 1Offsite

Details

Additional Authors
Gordon, Lorraine.
Description
2.11 cubic ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Account books.
  • Clippings.
  • Contracts.
  • Correspondence.
  • Medical records.
  • Press releases.
  • Programs.
  • Receipts.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Portrait photographs.
Biography (note)
  • "Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JPB 97-65
OCLC
NYPW97-A168
Author
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991.
Title
The Jabbo Smith collection, 1930-1991.
Summary
The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon and others (1957-1991); financial receipts; medical records; contracts and agreements; passports and other official documents; performance files, news articles, press releases and programs (1930-1991), including information on One Mo' Time, Chicago Kool Jazz Festival, and Jazz Fest Berlin; scrapbooks and photographs of Smith, Wynton Marsalis, Louis Armstrong, and others (1982-1991); and an account book (1969-1973) with aphorisms.
Biography
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991.
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Occupation
Jazz musicians.
Added Author
Gordon, Lorraine.
Research Call Number
JPB 97-65
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