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 3: Bolden Family MembersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Bolden, Charles "Buddy"Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Documents pertaining to Buddy Bolden.
Item 1: Insurance Directory, 1904Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 2: Chronology of Charles Joseph "Buddy" BoldenAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 3: New Orleans Item 3/28/1906Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Newspaper clipping.
Item 4: The Daily Picayune, 3/27/1906Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Newspaper clipping.
Item 5: New Orleans Police Reports of ArrestAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

Record of Bolden's arrests. 2 copies. Because of their size, digital copies have been scanned in two parts.

3/27/1906

10/9/?

3/14/1907

Item 6: Court Order of Comittment, 6/1/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Document of State of Louisiana Civil District Court of Orleans Parish. Order for the commitment of Charles Bolden.
Item 7: Description of the Insane Person, 6/5/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Documentation of Bolden's committment.
Item 8: Certificate of Commitment, 6/5/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Certificate of Bolden's committment. Digital content contains the recto side of the document on which Marquis noted the date and signer of the document.
Item 9: Persons Examined by Dr. J. O'Hara, 4/4/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A list of persons examined by Dr. J. O'Hara and Certified Insane on 4/4/1907. Bolden is listed.
Item 10: List of Persons Adjudged to be Insane by the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, 4/17/1907, 6/3/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Court records. Scanned in four parts because of size.
Item 11: Internments in Holt Cemetery, October and November 1931Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
List of deceased, including ages and causes of death. Bolden listed. Digital materials canned in two parts because of size.
Item 12: Times Picayune Article, 5/4/2002Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Article pertaining to the naming of a street after Bolden. Digital materials scanned in two parts because of size.
Folder 2: Bolden, AugustusAdd to your cart.
Grandfather of  Charles Bolden
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth,  Marriage and death dates for  Augustus Bolden.
Item 2: Death Certificate, 8/4/1866Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Death Certificate of Augustus Bolden. Recto contains Marquis's comments.
Folder 3: Bolden, FrancesAdd to your cart.
Grandmother of Charles Bolden
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth date, date of children's births, death date.
Item 2: Census Record, 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Census record pertaining to the residence of Frances Bolden. Contains Marquis's notes.
Item 3: Death Certifictae, 1883Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Death certificate of Frances Bolden. Recto contains Marquis's notes.
Folder 4: Bolden, WestmoreAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to West Bolden, father of Charles Bolden.
Item 1: Illustration of Cotton TeamstersAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Harper's New Monthly Magazine. West Bolden worked as a teamster.
Item 2: Marriage Certificate, 8/8/1873Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marriage certificate of Bolden's parents, West Bolden and Alice Harrison.
Item 3: Hospital Records, 12/22/1883Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Includes the date and cause of death of Westmore Bolden. Digital materials scanned in two parts because of size.
Item 4: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth, marriage and death dates, dates of children's births, and occupation information.
Folder 5: Bolden, Alice HarrisonAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to Alice Harrison Bolden, mother of Charles Bolden.
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth, death and residence information.
Item 2: Marriage Certificate, 8/8/1873Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marriage Certificate of Alice Harris and Westmore Bolden, 8/8/1873.
Item 3: Asylum Correspondence, March, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Correspondence between Alice H. Bolden and the Superintendent of the asylum to which Charles Bolden was committed. 2 items.
Item 4: Residence Listings, 1891Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Orleans Parish residence information. Household of a Mrs. Bolding listed. Digital materials scanned in four parts because of size.
Item 5: Death Certificate, 8/13/1931Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Death Certificate of  Alice Harrison Bolden.
Item 6: List of Deceased, August, 1931Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
List of deceased persons. Alice Bolden listed.
Item 7: The Harrison SearchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Documents and notes of Marquis's investigation into the Harrison family history. Includes notes from individual testimonies. 15 Items.
Folder 6: Bolden, CoraAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to Cora Bolden, Charles Bolden's sister.
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth, death, occupational and residential information.
Item 2: Death Information / Alex ReedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Document contains information regarding the cause and date of death of Cora Bolden and her internment whereabouts. Also contains residence information for Alexander Reed, her husband.
Item 3: Marriage Certificate, 9/10/1902Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Certificate of Marriage for Cora Bolden and Alexander Reed.
Item 4: List of Deceased, 1931Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
List of deceased persons with causes of death. Cora Reed listed. Digital content scanned in two parts because of size.
Folder 7: Bolden, LottaAdd to your cart.
Materials pertaining to Lotta Bolden, sister of Charles Bolden.
Item 1: Letter to Warren Parker, 1/8/1975Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Letter from Don Marquis to Warren Parker, of the State Vital Statistics Bureau in request of information regarding Lotta Bolden.
Item 2: Death Certificate, 5/17/1881Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Death Certificate of Lotta Bolden. Recto contains Marquis's notations.
Folder 8: Bolden, Charles Jr.Add to your cart.
Documents regarding Charles Bolden Jr., son of Charles "Buddy" Bolden.
Item 1: Correspondence - Zutty Singleton, June, 1971Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Correspondence between Marquis and Singleton regarding Charles Bolden Jr. 2 digital items.
Item 2: Correspondence - Gertrude Tucker, 9/30/2007Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Correspondence between Don Marquis and Gertrude Tucker, daughter of Charles Bolden Jr., regarding her father.
Item 3: Birth Certificate, 8/16/1897Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth Certificate of Charles Bolden Jr.
Item 4: Court Documents, 1914Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Documents pertaining to the trial of Charles Bolden Jr. for theft. Includes charges, transcripts of witness testimony and verdict. In digital facsimiles, each page has been scanned in two parts because of size.
Item 5: Harriet OliverAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding "Hattie"  Oliver, first wife of Charles Bolden and mother of Charles Bolden Jr.
Item 6: Harriet BoldenAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding Harriet Bolden, daughter of Charles Bolden Jr.
Item 7: Felecie MiloAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding Felecie Milo, aunt of Charles Bolden Jr.
Item 8: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth and death dates, enlistment, residence and relative information. 2 digital items.
Item 9: Booking Photograph, 7/14/1914Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Description and photograph of Charles Bolden Jr. on the occasion of his arrest for theft in 1914.
Item 10: WWI Photograph, 1919Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Photograph of Charles Bolden Jr. with Albert Nicholas during World War I. Original taken from Danny Barker Collection.
Item 11: Death Certificate, 12/26/1930Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Death Certificate of Charles Bolden Jr.
Folder 9: Bolden, Cora Dent WimbyAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to Cora Dent Wimby Bolden, aunt of Charles "Buddy" Bolden.
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Timeline of events in Cora Dent Wimby Bolden's life.
Item 2: Alfred DentAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding Alfred Dent, first husband of Cora Dent Wimby Bolden.
Item 3: Residence ChronologyAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Chronology of the residences of Cora Dent Wimby Bolden.
Item 4: Dent Marriage Certificate, 6/16/1874Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Certificate of marraige for Cora Bolding and Alfred Dent.
Item 5: Early Dent Marriage Certificate, 5/25/1906Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Certificate of marriage for Early Dent and Rosa Dodd. Early Dent is the son of Cora and Alfred Dent.
Item 6: Wimby Marriage Certificate, 12/25/1899Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marriage certificate for Cora Dent and Eli Wimby.
Folder 10: Bass FamilyAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to the Bass family. Charles "Buddy" Bolden married Nora Bass.
Item 1: Bass ChronologyAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Chronology of the Bass Family.
Item 2: Bass Family MembersAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 3: Woods Directory, 1913Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Employment director. George Bass listed.
Item 4: Rose Marriage Certificate, 6/26/1899Add to your cart.
Marriage certificate for Edward Rose and Dora Bass.
Item 5: Police Report,  10th Precinct New Orleans Police Department, 9/20/1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A police report regarding the investigation of a possible "house of disreputable character." Arther Bass listed as a witness. His address is noted.
Item 6: Nora BassAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding Nora Bass, wife of Charles "Buddy" Bolden.
Item 7: Times Picayune Article, 3/27/1906Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Report of Bolden's assault on Ida Beach.
Item 8: Ida Bass Obituary, 7/18/51Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 11: Bolden, BernadineAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to Bernadine Bolden, daughter of Charles "Buddy" Bolden and Nora Bass.
Item 1: Summary of SearchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Summary of Marquis's attempts to locate and contact Bernedine Bolden.
Item 2: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding the birth and whereabouts of Bernedine Bolden.
Item 3: Correspondence, 1971, 1975Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Letters from Don Marquis to Northwestern University and Bernedine Bolden.
Folder 12: Bolden, ThomasAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Important DatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Birth, marriage, residence and occupation information for Thomas Bolden.
Item 2: Green Marriage License, 1/19/1876Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marriage licence for Thomas Green and Cora Bolding. Thomas and Harriette Bolding listed as the parents of  Cora.
Item 3: Census Records, 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Census record which includes the residence of Thomas Bolden and his family.
Item 4: Donnell Marriage License, 7/10/1889Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marriage license for  John J. Donnell and Gussie Bolding.
Item 5: Bowling Residence Information, 1874Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Residence information regarding figures with the surname Bowling.
Item 6: Residence Chronology, 1884-1891Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Residence information regarding several figures with alternate name spellings.
Folder 13: Similar NamesAdd to your cart.
Marquis's investigation into persons with last names resembling Bolden.
Item 1: Similar NamesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 14: Family TreeAdd to your cart.
Charts and timelines of Bolden's Family.
Item 1: Family TreeAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 2: TimelineAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 15: Family Members - 2005 EditionAdd to your cart.
Developments in the Bolden Family since the publication of In Search of Buddy Bolden.
Item 1: Bolden Memorial ArticleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Newspaper article referring to the Bolden Memorial.
Item 2: Correspondence - Karl Gert zur Heide, 4/23/79Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 3: Correspondence - Edwin J. Harris, 6/9/78Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 4: Edwin J. HarrisAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Marquis's remarks on his exchanges with Edwin Harris.
Item 5: Correspondence-Gertrude Tucker, 2006Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Correspondence between Don Marquis and Gertrude Tucker. 3 items.
Item 6: Gertrude TuckerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Information regarding Gertrude Tucker.

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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