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Jazz and Swing Foundation:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

May 15, 2006



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Casey P. Cater, May 15, 2006.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Jazz and Swing Foundation
Title:Jazz and Swing Foundation Records
Dates: 1986-1988
Quantity: 1 linear ft. (in 2 manuscript boxes)
Identification: M069
LanguageEnglish.

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.


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.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
Atlanta Music Club
Institute of Jazz Studies
Jazz and Swing Foundation--Archives
Big Band Music--United States
Jazz--United States
Popular Music--United States--20th Century
Sound recordings--Collectors and collecting
Swing (Music)--United States

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], Jazz and Swing Foundation Records, M069, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Jazz and Swing Foundation

Processing Information

Processed by Casey P. Cater, 2006.


Separated Material

Separated materials: During processing a substantial number of non-manuscript materials was filed separately. Several books on jazz and popular music were cataloged and added to the reference collection in Special Collections. 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.


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