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Charles Mingus collection, 1925-2015

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BOX 34, 41 Awards, 1970-1978
A small number of Charles Mingus's awards and nominations, most received during his lifetime, comprise the Awards series. Those represented in the collection include his Grammy nomination for Let My Children Hear Music and the Newport Jazz Festival Hall of Fame Award. The only posthumous award in this series is the document establishing October 22 as “Charles Mingus Day” in the District of Columbia.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 41/1 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers: The ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, 1970 December 10
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences: 15th Annual Grammy Awards Nomination, 1973
Note: Let My Children Hear Music nominated for Best Album Notes (non-Classical)
BOX-FOLDER 41/3 Newport Jazz Festival: Hall of Fame Award, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 University of California, Berkeley Jazz Festival Hall of Fame Award, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 41/2 District of Columbia: Charles Mingus Day, 1979 October 22

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