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John Gilmore fonds Series
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Manuscripts

Series contains the manuscript for Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal (1989), as well as a copy of the book, correspondence, and notes concerning updates. Series also contains a copy of Who's Who of Jazz in Montreal: Ragtime to 1970 (1988).

Series is divided into 4 subseries:
P0004/B1 First draft of Swinging in Paradise
P0004/B2 Subsequent drafts of Swinging in Paradise
P0004/B3 Final publications
P0004/B4 Correspondence

Research material

Series contains the research materials used by John Gilmore for his two books: John Gilmore: Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal (1988) and Who's Who of Jazz in Montreal: Ragtime to 1970 (1989). It contains research notes, sound recordings including interviews with musicians and others, photographs, posters and correspondence.

Series is divided into 7 subseries:
P0004/A1 Correspondence and research notes
P0004/A2 Interviews
P0004/A3 Photographs
P0004/A4 Musical recordings and films
P0004/A5 Papers and manuscripts
P0004/A6 Articles on jazz
P0004/A7 Miscellaneous primary material

Reviews

Series contains reviews of Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal (1988) and Who's Who of Jazz in Montreal: Ragtime to 1970 (1989).