3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Swing (Music).

  1. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary in Nigeria.

  2. Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, 1939-1949

    approximately 650 items ; 37 containers ; 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Charlie Barnet (1913-1991) was an American bandleader, jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in the collection, including Billy May, Andy Gibson, George Siravo, and Conn Humphries.

  3. Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960

    495 items ; 13 containers ; 6 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Joe Haymes was an American arranger, pianist, composer, and bandleader. The collection consists mostly of manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches for works composed or arranged by Haymes. Also included are a small amount of clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.