Don Marquis Collection | Hogan Jazz Archive

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Collection Overview

Title: Don Marquis CollectionAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: HJA/MS 007

Primary Creator: Marquis, Donald M., 1933-

Extent: 17.0 Boxes

Abstract

This collection is comprised of the research materials assembled by Donald M. Marquis for his monograph In Search of Buddy Bolden, First Man of Jazz (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978), and was digitized with generous funding from the Jay Pritzker Foundation.

Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Marquis's Indices],
[Box 1: Original Typed manuscript of 'In Search of Buddy Bolden', 1977],
[Box 2: Bolden in Retrospect / Pre-publication Correspondence],
[Box 3: Bolden Family Members],
[Box 4: Bolden Side-Men and Contemporaries],
[Box 5: Excerpts from Books and Articles / Interviews],
[Box 6: Locations],
[Box 7: South Rampart & Perdido],
[Box 8: East Louisiana State Hospital],
[Box 9: Documents / Publication],
[Box 10: Pinchpenny Press],
[Box 11: Correspondence / Letters of Congratulation],
[Box 12: Ads and Mentions of 'Searching for Buddy Bolden'],
[Box 13: Buddy Bolden Funeral and Memorial, 1996],
[Box 14: Book Reviews and Controversies],
[Box 15: Photos and Negatives],
[Box 16: Excerpts from Books and Articles about Buddy Bolden],
[Box 17: Miscellaneous],
[Box 18: Addenda],
[Box 19: Cassettes],
[All]

Box 2: Bolden in Retrospect / Pre-publication CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Bolden in RetrospectAdd to your cart.
The personal thoughts and ideas of Don Marquis before, during and after the publication of 'In Search of Buddy Bolden.'
Item 1: Introduction 1Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's remarks on coming to New Orleans.
Item 2: First night in New OrleansAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's remarks on coming to New Orleans.
Item 3: A Night in the Lock-upAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
An anecdote of Marquis's arrest in the French Quarter
Item 4: Reception of the BookAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Anecdotes about individuals' responses to the book.
Item 5: My ResearchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's remarks on the beginnings and processes of his research on Buddy Bolden. 5 pages.
Item 6: Bolden In RetrospectAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis on his collaboration with John Bentley and how he began researching Buddy Bolden.
Item 7: The Beginnings of a SearchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's early findings on Buddy Bolden. 7 pages
Item 8: Bolden and later Jazz greatsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Comparative speculation about Bolden and other later prominent Jazz figures.
Item 9: Overview of Bolden's Character and CareerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
General background information. 7 Pages.
Item 10: Overview of ResearchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's remarks on his research process and development. 6 Pages.
Item 11: Bolden Fact and FictionAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's attempts to distinguish the facts of Bolden's life from erroneous accounts. 3 pages.
Item 12: Buddy Bolden - Man and MythAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
An essay on Bolden's life, the mythology generated about him by other jazz musicians, and a discussion of the events contributing to his commitment and descent into obscurity.
Item 13: Problems InvolvedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Problems Marquis encountered in researching Bolden. Includes some information on the birth of Jazz. Seven pages.
Item 14: The Book is Published and the AftermathAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis muses on the books publication and the effects it had on his career. 2 pages.
Item 15: Lecture Notes, "Buddy Bolden in Retrospect", 2/9/1979Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's prompts for a Lecture given to the Sonneck Society at Tulane University.
Folder 2: Pre-Publication CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Includes correspondence with Ed Garland, Rudi Blesh, Albert Nicholas, Congressman F. Edward Hebert, Governor McKeithan, Jackson Hospital, Sinclair Trail.
Item 1: List of Contacts, 5/21/1971Add to your cart.
Includes a note by Don Marquis.
Item 2: Correspondence: Derrick Stuart-Baxter / Don Marquis, 7/5Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspodence: Don Marquis / Blue Walters, 4/14/1967Add to your cart.
Item 4: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Huges Panassie, 8/11/1970Add to your cart.
Item 5: Correspondence: Don Marquis / A. Labas, 5/12/1971Add to your cart.
Item 6: Correspondence: Don Marquis / "Lettice", 5/12/1971Add to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence: Don Marquis / F. Edward Hebert, 5/13/1971Add to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Zutty Singleton, 5/14/1971Add to your cart.
Item 9: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Albert Nicholas, 5/14/1971Add to your cart.
Item 10: Correspondence: F. Edward Hebert / Don Marquis, 5/17/1971Add to your cart.
Item 11: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Louis Armstrong, 5/21/1971Add to your cart.
Item 12: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Governor John J.  McKeithen, 5/21/1971Add to your cart.
Item 13: Correspondence: F. Edward Hebert / Don Marquis, 5/27/1971Add to your cart.
Item 14: Correspondence: Bill Reed / Don Marquis, 6/3/1971Add to your cart.
Item 15: Correspondence: F. Edward Hebert / Don Marquis, 6/8/1971Add to your cart.
Item 16: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Sinclair Trail, 6/8/1971Add to your cart.
Item 17: Correspondence: Don Marquis / "Rudi", 11/23/1974Add to your cart.
Item 18: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Warren Parker, 1/8/1975Add to your cart.
Item 19: Correspondence: Don Marquis / Mr. Leary, 6/2/1975Add to your cart.

Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Marquis's Indices],
[Box 1: Original Typed manuscript of 'In Search of Buddy Bolden', 1977],
[Box 2: Bolden in Retrospect / Pre-publication Correspondence],
[Box 3: Bolden Family Members],
[Box 4: Bolden Side-Men and Contemporaries],
[Box 5: Excerpts from Books and Articles / Interviews],
[Box 6: Locations],
[Box 7: South Rampart & Perdido],
[Box 8: East Louisiana State Hospital],
[Box 9: Documents / Publication],
[Box 10: Pinchpenny Press],
[Box 11: Correspondence / Letters of Congratulation],
[Box 12: Ads and Mentions of 'Searching for Buddy Bolden'],
[Box 13: Buddy Bolden Funeral and Memorial, 1996],
[Box 14: Book Reviews and Controversies],
[Box 15: Photos and Negatives],
[Box 16: Excerpts from Books and Articles about Buddy Bolden],
[Box 17: Miscellaneous],
[Box 18: Addenda],
[Box 19: Cassettes],
[All]


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