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Buddy Bolden Jazz Funeral records

Identifier: SC-172-MS

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of minutes, notes, research materials, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other materials relating to the September 6, 1996 jazz funeral memorializing pioneer jazz musician Charles "Buddy" Bolden. Copies of the inventory are filed with the collection and in the Louisiana Division's collection file for the BBJFC.


  • Creation: 1996-1997

Conditions Governing Access

Available to registered researchers by appointment.

Requesting Materials

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction or use of materials is prohibited without the permission of the City Archives & Special Collections. Please review the Archives' Permission to Publish note.


2 Cubic Feet

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Existence and Location of Originals

Original materials are housed in the Public Relations Office of Delgado Community College, with additional materials in the possession of Donald M. Marquis, jazz historian and author of Bolden's biography.

Processing Information

The collection was inventoried by Robin C. Leckbee of Delgado's West Bank Library staff.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

City Archives & Special Collections
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans LA 70112