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Mark Tucker papers, 1939-2000, bulk 1980s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1914
Bib ID 6915527 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Tucker, Mark, 1954-2000
Title Mark Tucker papers, 1939-2000, bulk 1980s
Physical Description 31 linear feet (24 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Description

Summary

Musical scores, correspondence, sheet music, audio tapes of interviews with jazz musicians, and other materials from Tucker, jazz pianist and scholar.

12 rsc.; 1: Lectures, papers, Articles by Mark Tucker; 2: Lectures, papers, Articles by Mark Tucker; 3: Interviews & other materials for Gavin Bushell book "Jazz For The Beginners" -- All interviews by Mark Tucker (unless otherwise noted); 4: Material for Ellington Reader (Oxford); 5: Miscellaneous Ellington Tapes (many dubbed from The Ellington Collection of Jerry Valburn; 5: Tapes of various interviews of Jazz musicians and their associates -- interviews conducted by Mark Tucker -- To be dubbed to digital; 6: Mark Tucker Jazz scores and transcriptions; 7: Xeroxes from Smithsonian Collection (Duke Ellington Collection) including inventory made by MT before collection was opened to the public -- plus miscellaneous Xerox jazz scores & stocks; 8: Mark Tucker Early Ellington (Univ of Ill. Press); 9: Miscellaneous vintage sheet music (of special interest to jazz scholars are the volumes labeled by year -- from the 1920s; 10: Mark Tucker Lectures, Papers, Articles; 11: Miscellaneous Jazz articles (Xeroxed) + Photocopies from Duke Ellington Collection (labeled "DEC") at Smithsonian; 12: Duke Ellington Collection (DEC) - Smithsonian -- scores Xeroxed.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mark Tucker Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2003.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers arranged and described by Jenny Lee, April 2021.

Separated Materials

Unit #s 7, 11-12 were deaccessioned and transferred to the Music Library, 4/28/04, after the survey was completed

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Personal papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sound recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bushell, Garvin, 1902-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Duke Ellington Orchestra Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jazz Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Mark Tucker was a professor, musician and jazz scholar who specialized in Duke Ellington.