Marshall Stearns papers, artifacts, and audio recordings details the life of the founder of the Institute of Jazz Studies whose writings, programs, and scholarship amount to nothing less than the building blocks of jazz studies as they emerged from the 1930s until Stearns's death in 1966, at which point he had donated his singular collection to Rutgers University. Included in the collection are his writings for jazz publications and leading national and international magazines, and his two...
A collection of letters and other writings written principally by Mary Chrystie, but also other members of Chrystie/Few family, mostly from the 1830s through 1840s. Mary Chrystie is a pious, intelligent, chatty, and wealthy young lady from Fishkill Landing, New York. Unfortunately Mary dies at the early age of 17 from tuberculosis in Nice, France.
Majority of material found within 1833-1841; 1830s-1840s