Guide to the Lyle Grimes collection relating to Jazz
1955-1964

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Grimes, Lyle
Title: Lyle Grimes collection relating to Jazz
Dates: 1955-1964 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 6.0 linear feet (4 containers, 1 package)
Collection Number: Coll 083
Summary: Lyle Grimes was a collector of Jazz related information. The collection contains record catalogs , lists and reviews, personality profiles of musicians, jazz booklets and bibliography, artwork, clippings, and scrapbooks.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical Note

Lyle Grimes was a collector of Jazz related information.

Content Description

The collection contains record catalogs, lists and reviews, personality profiles of musicians, jazz booklets and bibliography, artwork, clippings, and scrapbooks.

Record catalogs include Blacktone Index to Jazz, A-E, a catalogue of notes organized by record label, number, title, and musician.

Record lists include popular music by year (1715-1950).

Record reviews include The Gramophone Magazine (1955-1964), and other sources (1955-1960).

There are scrapbooks of clippings and one scrapbook of memorabilia collected in England in 1957.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Lyle Grimes collection relating to Jazz, Coll 083, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff, 1984.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Additional Reference Guides :  

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.


Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Jazz
    • Jazz musicians
    • Popular music
      • Form or Genre Terms :
      • Catalogs
      • Clippings
      • Other Creators :
      • Grimes, Lyle  ( collector)

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