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   Container / Location    Title
 
Misc. Papers and Notes [series]:
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"The Thoughts of Youth" - Poems by Whitney B.
  1  
Ghost Experience - Notes about Marian Johnson
  1  
O'Neal, Hank
  1  
Powell, Mel
  1  
Reviews of WB's Books
  1  
Poetry Images... Whitney's Notes for his own Work
  1  
"American Singers" - Book Party
  1  
American Academy of Artist Letters Program
  1  
Armstrong, Louis (note from a reader)
  1  
"Atlantic Monthly" Article on a 10 day QE 2 Jazz Cruise by Whitney Balliett
  1  
Review: American Musicians
  1  
Bach, Jean (notes on "A Great Day in Harlem")
  1  
Bagneris, Vernel (original manuscript)
  1  
Dearie, Blossom
  1  
Beiderbeike, Bix (notes)
  1  
Bennett, Tony (notes)
  1  
Bertoncini, Gene - Moore, Michael (notes)
  1  
The Blue Book Guide of the "Sporting District" in New Orleans
  1  
Books: James Gould Cozzens Original Manuscript
  1  
Book Review: DownBeat - "Ecstasy at the Onion - 31 Pieces on Jazz by Whitney Balliett
  1  
Book Review: "God's Perfect Child" by Caroline Fraser
  1  
Braff, Ruby (notes)
  1  
Braff, Ruby (notes)
  1  
Briggs, Bunny
  1  
Burns Ken (notes and piece about his Jazz series)
  1  
Cain Jackie - Kral, Roy (notes on the singers Jackie + Roy)
  1  
Canney, Harry
  1  
Canney, Harry (notes)
  1  
Canter, Betty (notes)
  1  
Charlap, Bill (notes)
  1  
Charlap, Bill (original manuscript)
  1  
Charlap, Bill
  1  
Charles, Ray (also Moore, Michael
  1  
Charles, Ray (notes
  1  
Cheatham, Doc (notes)
  1  
Coleman, Ornette (notes)
  1  
Cunningham, Bradley (notes)
  1  
Davis, Miles
  1  
Deanie, Blossom (notes)
  1  
Eldridge, Roy (notes)
  1  
Elliott, Bob - Goulding, Ray
  1  
Ellis, Anita (notes)
  1  
Feinstein, Sasha
  1  
Finegan, Bill
  1  
Flanagan, Tommy
  1  
Fraishberg, Dave (notes)
  1  
Ganner, Erroll (notes)
  1  
Gibson, Dick: Jazz Party - Aspen, Colorado
  1  
Gillespie, Dizzy (notes)
  1  
(Goodman, Benny (notes and original manuscript)
  1  
Gordon - Research - John Gordon Piece
  1  
Gordon, John (dealer in Americana)
  1  
Gordon, John
  1  
Gordon, Max
  1  
Cafe Society, Uptown and Downtown (Murals)
  1  
Grappelli, Stephane - Reinhardt, Django
  1  
The Great Hurricane of 1938, Reprint from the New Yorker
  1  
Hackett, Bobby (notes)
  1  
Hackett, Bobby
  1  
Hall, Jim - Charlap, Bill
  1  
Hall, Jim (notes)
  1  
Hall, Jim
  1  
Hall, Jim
  1  
Holiday, Billie
  1  
New York Notes Columns' Notes
  1  
365 Cedar Swamp Road Article
  1  
"The House and the Highway" - New Yorker
  1  
Hurricane photos
  1  
Keating, Cletus (Mrs.) interview for "The House and the Highway"
  1  
Jazz Festival, Mobile notes
  1  
Jazz Festival, Monterey notes
  1  
Jones, Elvin (notes)
  1  
Jones, Elvin
  2  
Jones, Hank (notes)
  2  
"Kansas City," Robert Altman Movie
  2  
Knepper, Jimmy (notes)
  2  
Lankins, Ellis notes
  2  
Lawrence, Baby notes
  2  
Lovano, Joe (notes)
  2  
Marano, Nancy (notes and original manuscript)
  2  
McPartland, Marian - McPartland, Jimmy
  2  
McPartland, Marian (notes)
  2  
The Modern Jazz Quartet (notes)
  2  
Monk, Thelonious - Downbeat Score for "Straight No Chaser"
  2  
Moore, Freddie (notes)
  2  
New York Notes Columns
  2  
New York Notes
  2  
NY Review - E.J. Hobsbawn: Jazz Comes Back
  2  
Moore, Michael and Charles, Ray
  2  
Newport Jazz Festival Notes
  2  
Newport Jazz Festival
  2  
Newport Jazz Festival
  2  
Playing the drums on a QE2 Jazz Cruise
  2  
The New Yorker, 70th Anniversary Party
  2  
Norris, Walter - Interview, notes
  2  
Norvo, Red
  2  
Mercer, Mabel notes
  2  
Mercer, Mabel (piece in Life Magazine)
  2  
Mercer, Mabel (notes)
  2  
McKenna, Dave (notes)
  2  
Marcus, Marie
  2  
Moore, Michael (notes)
  2  
Dates of Whitney Balliett's New Yorker Pieces
  2  
Oliver, Edith (original manuscript of Edith Oliver's obituary by Balliett)
  2  
Parker, Leon (notes)
  2  
Powell, Mel
  2  
Powell, Mel (notes)
  2  
Snyder, John
  2  
Reinhardt, Django (original manuscript)
  2  
Rowles, Jimmy (notes)
  2  
Rich, Buddy notes
  2  
Rich, Buddy - Drawing by Balliett which appeared in the New Yorker
  2  
Shawn, William (Interview from Womnen's Wear Daily)
  2  
Schueler, Jon (notes)
  2  
Sheaming, George
  2  
Short, Bobby notes
  2  
Sims, Zoot - Sims, Louise
  2  
Zutty Singleton - Modern Jazz Quartet notes
  2  
Sloane, Carol interview notes
  2  
Steig, Jeremy
  2  
Syms, Sylvia
  2  
Tate, Buddy (notes)
  2  
Tatum, Art (notes)
  2  
Smith, Jabbo (notes)
  2  
Taylor, Cecil - interview notes
  2  
Thornhill, Claude
  2  
Torme, Mel notes
  2  
Tough, Dave
  2  
Venuti, Joe
  2  
Wein, George and Joyce
  2  
Wellstood, Dick (notes)
  2  
Wilber, Bob (notes)
  2  
Wilder, Joe
  2  
Wilson, Julie - Interview Notes
  2  
Wilson, Cassandra
  2  
Whiting, Margaret - interviews and notes
  2  
Collected Works
 
Correspondence [series]:
  2  
Letters from Fans of WB's Writing
  2  
DownBeat - Letter to Editor - Re: Sidney Catlett (WB)
  2  
Cooke, Alistair
  2  
McNulty, Faith
  2  
Macklin, Elizabeth - "The House Style
  2  
Maxtone - Graham, John
  2  
Lee, Peggy
  2  
Toklas, Alice
  2  
Letters from: Lena Horne
  2  
Dahl, Roald
  2  
Dirda, Michael
  2  
Foote, Shelby
  2  
Hentoff, Nat
  2  
Rowles, Jimmy
  2  
Ondaatje, Michael
  2  
Updike, John
  2  
Yardley, Jonathan
  2  
Steinman, Michael (a fan of Whitney's)
  2  
Dance, Helen Oakley - Dance, Stanley
  2  
Letters from: Brian McInerry - Maher, James T.
  2  
Wilbur, Bob (letter re: Jelly Roll Morton)
  2  
Remnick, David
  2  
Stephenson, Sam
  2  
Gibson, Rob (Lincoln Center)
  2  
Letters from musicians, writers, critics, and others (including Frank Sinatra)
  2  
Whitworth, Bill
  2  
Reviews and quotes on WB's writing
  2  
Turner, Frederick
  3  
Asekoff, Louis (poet)
  3  
Letters from fans
  3  
Letters, answered and unanswered
  3  
Letters, answered and unanswered
  3  
Letters, answered and unanswered
  3  
Letters, answered and unanswered
  3  
Lewis, John (memorial service in St. John's Cathedral, letter from a reader)
  3  
Letters from Readers
  3  
Letter from Borclay Henry
  3  
Letters from Cheatham, Doc - Ellis, Anita - Lewis, John
  3  
Letters from Alex Wilder
  3  
Photo by Jack Bradley, p. 19 - Whitney, Nancy dancing... from DownBeat magazine
  3  
Photos of Musicians
  3  
The Saturday Review (pieces by WB)
  3  
Original Manuscript - City Voices: Fourteen New York Portraits
 
Photographs, drawings, posters [series]:
  2  
Richard Avedon photograph of Duke Ellington in front of the Apollo theater, signed to Balliett with appreciation.
  2  
Henry Groskinsky photo of the members and recipients of awards ceremonial of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Includes a sheet identifying all people in photo.

  2  
Art Kane photograph Harlem 1958 also known as A Great Day in Harlem, and recreation photograph.
The photo depicts 57 jazz musicians. In the more modern, recreated, photo at the same location, ten of the original musicians are pictured. The photo was taken sometime before October 2003.

  2  
Undated photo of Ben Webster in silhouette.
  2  
Poster for a performance, "Red Allen, Pee Wee Russell Quintet - Introduced by Whitney Balliett" Poster
  3  
Photograph of Balliett with Duke Ellington backstage at the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Also in the photo is Nancy and Fred Seligo's date. Fred took the photo at three a.m.

  3  
Photographs
Includes photo of Balliett at home taken by A. Hall, a New Yorker publication with an interview and photos titled "Whitney Balliett and All That Jazz", photograph of drummer Big Sid Catlett by Skippy Adelman circa 1945.

  3  
Pencil drawing on paper of Whitney Balliett playing the drums by Paul Resika
  3  
Watercolor and ink drawing for Atlantic Monthly by Barry Blitt.
The illustration was for a piece Balliett wrote about playing the drums with a New Orleans group on a jazz cruise in November 1994, which no critics were invited on. It was a ten day voyage on the QE2 from New York City to Antigua.