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Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-038
The Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection (1908-1981; bulk 1940-1953) contains approximately 444 records held in 76 album sets with performances from musicians, many of which fall under the musical genre of jazz. Most of the records are 10", Shellac, 78 RPMs. Notable musicians featured in this collection include: George Shearing, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Erroll Garner, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Lester Young, Norman Granz, Teddy Wilson, Glenn Miller, and others. Each album contains an average of 4-10 records with A and B side tracks. Song title and artist performance information is listed in this finding aid, as well as record companies and catalog numbers for each record. For information regarding writing credits, accompanying musicians, and instruments used please contact the CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections department.

Dates

  • 1908-1981, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1940-1953

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Physical Description

Shellac, 10'', 78 RPM

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

24 boxes

Overview

This collection contains approximately 444 records held in 76 album sets with performances from musicians, many of which fall under the musical genre of jazz. Most of the records are 10" Shellac, 78 RPMs. Notable musicians featured in this collection include: George Shearing, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Erroll Garner, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned by the Irvine family, 2018.

Physical Description

Shellac, 10'', 78 RPM

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jade Delao, 2018.
Title
Inventory of the Tommy Irvine Jazz Collection
Status
completed
Author
Jade Delao
Date
2018-12-05
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson CA 90747
310-243-3895