Mercer Ellington Presents Memorabilia to SI

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Summary

Mercer Ellington presents the National Museum of American History with over 6,000 musical documents and artifacts belonging to his father, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington. The collection is housed at Archives Center.

Subject

  • Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
  • Ellington, Mercer
  • Archives Center
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," June 1988, p. 2.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April, 1988

Topic

  • Gifts
  • African Americans

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