Collection P078 - Concordia University Archives Jazz collection

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Concordia University Archives Jazz collection

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  • Multiple media

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P078

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  • [193-]-[196-] (Creation)
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    Concordia University. Records Management and Archives

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1 cm of textual records
40 photographs
34 sound recordings
3 videocassettes
29 objects

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(1973-)

Administrative history

Records Management and Archives is the official repository for the archival records of Concordia University and of its two founding institutions, Loyola College and Sir George Williams University. It also collects archival material produced by faculty, staff, students alumni, as well as all archival material documenting the history of Concordia and its two founding institutions.
The department has its origins in the opening of the Archives and Records Department at Loyola College, in Fall 1973.

Custodial history

The fonds was transferred from Concordia University's Records Management and Archives Department to Concordia University Libraries' Special Collections March 16-17, 2016, March 22, 2016, April 6, 2016, April 13, 2016, April 20, 2016, May 4, 2015, and May 10, 2016.

Scope and content

Collection provides information on jazz music in Montreal from the 1930s through the 1960s. The collection complements other fonds and collections housed in the Concordia University Archives and Concordia University Library, Special Collections.

The collection includes swizzle sticks and other memorabilia from Montreal jazz night clubs such as Rockhead's Paradise, the Rainbow Bar Café, and Dinty Moore's. It also contains sound recordings, photographs of Rockhead's Paradise and owner Rufus Rockhead, sheet music, videotape copies of televisions shows on jazz musicians Oliver Jones, Paul Bley, and Oscar Peterson, and a copy of the book Montreal Confidential by Al Palmer.

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Some sound recordings have been transferred to DAT cassettes.

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