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Phoebe Jacobs papers, 1951-2002

Series I: Correspondence

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Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 7 Folder 155 Bennet, Tony and Bernadette To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 1992/1997, 1992; 1997, 1 card s. 1 card

[Christmas cards]


Box 7 Folder 156 Bruce, Lenny To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, [n.d.], 1 a.l.s.


Box 7 Folder 15 Fitzgerald, Ella To Phoebe Jacobs, Paris, 23 March 1963, 1 a.pc.s.


Box 7 Folder 158 Fitzgerald, Ella To Phoebe Jacobs, Paris, 12 May 1963, 1 telegram


Box 7 Folder 159 Fitzgerald, Ella To Phoebe Jacobs, Beverly Hills, CA, 7 Jan 1992, 1 a.l.s.

[Thank you card]


Box 7 Folder 160 Fitzgerald To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 10 April 1980, 1 a.l.s.

[From Arlie Small, Ella Fitzgerald's cousin and traveling companion]


Box 7 Folder 161 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs; with separate graphics featuring likeness of Goodman, Basin Street East: New York, 13 May 1963, 1 note card 3 graphics 1, cocktail napkin

[Event featuring the debut of Barbara Streisand]


Box 7 Folder 162 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 21 August 1974; 10 March 1975, 2 a.l.s. 2 postmarked envelope

[Thank you card for gift]


Box 7 Folder 163 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 2 July 1975, 1 a.l.s. 1 postmarked envelope

[Thank you card for gift]


Box 7 Folder 164 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 8 December 1975, 1 a.l.s.


Box 7 Folder 165 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs , New York, 29 April 1979, 2 announcements

[Announcement of memorial service for Benny Goodman]


Box 7 Folder 166 Goodman, Benny To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, [n.d.] & 1978, 3 a.l.s. 1 t.l. 1, postmarked envelope

[Miscellaneous undated birthday and Christmas cards; invite to Carnegie Hall concert]


Box 7 Folder 16 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 18 January 1961, 1 t.l. 2 a.n.s. 1, envelope


Box 7 Folder 168 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, California, 12 December 1961, 1 p.c.s.


Box 7 Folder 169 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, Los Angeles, CA, 28 August 1967, 1 t.l.s. 1 postmarked envelope


Box 7 Folder 10 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe [and Lou] Jacobs, New York, 25 October 1968, 1 t.l.s. 1 postmarked envelope


Box 7 Folder 11 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 9 June 1969, 1 t.ls. 1 envelope


Box 7 Folder 12 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, CA, 8 December 1971, 1 t.ls. 1 postmarked envelope


Box 7 Folder 13 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, Los Angeles, CA, 19 December 1972, 1 t.l.s. 1 postmarked envelope


Box 7 Folder 14 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 15 May 1991, 1 t.l.s.


Box 7 Folder 15 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 10 June 1992, 1 a.l.s.

[With attached newspaper clippings]


Box 7 Folder 16 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 28 October 1997, 2 pages t.l.s.

[One page letter from Jane (on Peggy Lee's personal stationary) enclosing Lee's favorite fan letter]


Box 7 Folder 1 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], [n.d.], 7 a.l.s. 1 t.l.


Box 7 Folder 18 Lewis, Jerry To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 13 August 1970, 1 page t.l.s. 2 place sitting cards 1, postmarked envelope


Box 7 Folder 19 Lewis, Jerry To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 31 August 1970, 1 page t.l. 1 postmarked envelope

[Noted "Dictated but not read"]


Box 7 Folder 180 Nixon, Richard To Duke Ellington, Washington D.C., 2 November 1971, 1 page photocopy


Box 7 Folder 181 Vaughn, Sarah To Phoebe Jacobs, California, 1960; 1974, 1 card a.ms.s. 1


Box 7 Folder 182 Vaughn, Sarah To Phoebe Jacobs, CA, 23 December 1974, 1 card a.ms.s. 1 postmarked envelope 1, clipping

[Newspaper clipping includes photographs of Frank Reynolds and Ella Fitzgerald.]


Box 7 Folder 184 Miscellaneous unidentified letters, [n.p.], 1 folder

[1 of 2 folders]


Box 7 Folder 185 Miscellaneous unidentified letters, [n.p.], 1 folder

[1of 2 folders]


Box 7 Folder 186 To Mrs. Dent, New York, 1998, 1 folder

[Thank you letters from a grade school class]


Subseries I.2: Arranged Correspondence



Box 4 Folder 95 Assorted correspondence to and from Phoebe Jacobs and the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation. Includes proposals for joint projects with other cultural institutions, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 folder



Box 8 Correspondents Abellana through Gressley, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 box



Box 9 Correspondents Hall through Price (H-P), [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 box



Box 10 Correspondents Ramos through York (Q-Z), [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 box


Subseries I.3: Personal



Box 3 Folder 66 Bergreen, Laurence To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 9 June 1997, 1 page t.l.s.

[Author of Louis Armstrong biography.]


Box 3 Folder 67 Blake, Marion To Phoebe Jacobs, Brooklyn, NY, 19 January 1981, 1 page a.l.s. 1 page photocopy


Box 3 Folder 68 Bolcom, William and Joan Morris To Phoebe Jacobs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 14 August 1998, 1 page a.l.s.


Box 3 Folder 69 Brown, Crystal To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 12 December 1996, 4 pages a.l.s.

[Note and heartrending "Life Story, Part 1" addressed to Phoebe Jacobs.]


Box 3 Folder 70 Cunningham, Evelyn State of New York, Executive Chamber To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 16 August 1971, 1 page

[With postmarked envelope. Thank you letter for Ellington party.]


Box 3 Folder 71 [Crouch] Niz To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 9 June 1997, 1 card a.l.s.

[Wife of Stanley Crouch. Thank you card.]


Box 3 Folder 74 Edelson, Rachel To Phoebe Jacobs, Sacramento, California, 11 August 1997, 1 page a.l.s.

[Daughter of Benny Goodman.]


Box 3 Folder 72 Ellington, Mercedes To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 21 September [n.y.], 1 a.l.s.


Box 3 Folder 73 Gibson, Rob Jazz at Lincoln Center To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 23 January 1995

[Thank you card.]


Box 3 Folder 75 Haygood, Will To Phoebe Jacobs, Cambridge, MA, 27 July 1998, 1 page t.l.s.

[From writer of biography on Sammy Davis Jr.]


Box 3 Folder 76 Hendricks To Phoebe Jacobs, Mill Valley, CA, 22 January 1973, 2 page t.l.s.


Box 3 Folder 87 Jacobs, Phoebe To E. Lisk Wyckoff of Trubin Sillcocks Edelman & Knapp, [n.p.], 30 June [n.y.], 1 page t.ms.

[Handwritten note indicates letter was never sent. ]


Box 3 Folder 77 Lee, Peggy To Phoebe and Lou Jacobs, [n.p.], 10 May 1986, 1 t.l.s. 1 envelope postmarked

[Thank you card.]


Box 3 Folder 78 Nicki [Lee] To Phoebe Jacobs, Arizona, 20 July 1996, 1 a.l.s.

[From Peggy Lee's daughter with references to Peggy Lee.]


Box 3 Folder 79 Marsalis,Wynton To Phoebe Jacobs, Wynton Marsalis Enterprises, New York, 6 January 1995, 1 t.l.s.

[Seasonal greetings.]


Box 3 Folder 80 Orgill, Roxane To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], 24 October 1997, 1 a.p.c.s.


Box 3 Folder 81 Rivers, Mavis To Phoebe Jacobs, [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 pages a.l.s.

[Jacobs' note: "Worked with Red Norid."]


Box 3 Folder 82 Samuels, Roslyn To Phoebe Jacobs, California, 2 February 1998, 1 a.l.s. 1 postmarked envelope


Box 3 Folder 83 Shackman, Beverly To Shackman from Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 23 1995, 1 page photocopy

[Copy of handwritten letter regarding necklace inheritance.]


Box 3 Folder 85 Shorin, Iris Jazz Foundation of America To Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 12 February 1992, 1 page t.l.s.


Box 3 Folder 84 Storfer, Herb Jazz Foundation of America To Herb Storfer from Phoebe Jacobs, New York, 27 January 1992, 1 t.l.s.

[Jacobs announces resignation from Jazz Foundation of America.]


Box 3 Folder 86 Wyckoff, E. Lisk Trubin Sillcocks Edelman & Knapp To Phoebe Jacobs, New York NY, 1976-1979, 3 pages t.ms.s.

[Legal correspondence regarding Estate of Eve Ellis.]


Box 3 Folder 88 Open letter with memories of Eubie Blake; copy of mailgram inviting Blake to the White House dinner where he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom., [v.p.], [n.d.], 9 pages t.ms.


Box 3 Folder 89 To Phoebe Jacobs. Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], [n.d.]; 1977-2000, 1 folder

[Handwritten, typewritten, and photocopied letters.]