Contains letters, greeting cards, postcards, and handwritten notes both to and from Floyd Levin, as well as communications between jazz artists that Levin collected. The majority of the materials consist of personal letters written to Levin by jazz artists and organizations regarding upcoming festivals and performances, research inquiries from other jazz historians and collectors, including Duncan P. Schiedt, as well as general personal correspondence between the Levins and jazz artists and friends. Also found among the materials are letters relating to personal matters. The materials are arranged in chronological order.
The collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials may be used.
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection, 1880-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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