Smithsonian Collections

Ella Fitzgerald Papers, ca. 1935-1996

Smithsonian Museum
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Description
Finding aid linked online to this record.
Organization
Divided into 10 series: (1) Music Manuscripts; (2) Photographs; (3) Scripts; (4) Correspondence; (5) Business Records; (6) Honorary Degrees and Awards; (7) Concert programs and Annoucements; (8) Clippings; and (9) Ephemera; (10) Audio Visual Materials
Summary
Materials include sound recordings, concert programs, photographs, awards and honors, and newspaper clippings.
Photographs: Subjects include Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra; others.
Cite as
Ella Fitzgerald Collection, ca.1938-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
collector
Fitzgerald, Ella
Subject
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David) 1909-1986
Date
1938
1996
ca 1935-1996
20th century
1930-1990
1930-2000
Physical description
50 cu. ft.: 39 boxes and 2 oversize folders
Type
Posters
Collection descriptions
Contracts
Photographs
Phonograph records
Sound recordings
Clippings
Programs
Awards
Manuscripts
Greeting cards