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Jazz and Swing Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: M069

Scope and Content of the Records

The records contain board activity reports, legal documents, correspondence, information on donors and their contributions, publicity materials, information on related organizations and events, and various subject files related to the functions and goals of the Jazz and Swing Foundation.

Dates

  • 1986-1988

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

History of Jazz and Swing Foundation

The Jazz and Swing Foundation was a non-profit organization founded in 1986. Its expressed purpose was to collect and preserve jazz and swing sound recordings and information about jazz and swing music and musicians. The collection of sound recordings and the foundation's office files were transferred to Georgia State University in August 1988 when the Jazz and Swing Foundation ceased to exist.

Extent

0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Jazz and Swing Foundation was a non-profit organization that existed 1986-1988, in order to collect and preserve jazz and swing sound recordings and information about jazz and swing music and musicians. Its records contain board and organizational information as well as various subject files.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Arthur Montgomery, August 1988.

Separated Materials

During processing a substantial number of non-manuscript materials was separated to other collections. Several books on jazz and popular music were cataloged and added to the Special Collections books. Over 3,000 45rpm discs, 78rpm discs, 33rpm discs, reel-to-reel tapes, 8-track cassettes, analog cassettes, compact disks and instantaneous discs were entered in the Popular Music Collection sound database and housed with the Popular Music Collection sound recordings. Consult Special Collections for access.

Processing Information

Processed by Casey P. Cater at the file level, 2006.
Title
Jazz and Swing Foundation:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 15, 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)