Name and location of repository
Level of description
Ella Fitzgerald Collection
- 1996 (Creation)
One file folder, consisting of one item; 0.1 linear feet
Name of creator
Name of creator
Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was born in Newport News, Virginia, to William and Temperance Fitzgerald. She was first discovered in an amateur contest and became the first African-American woman to win a GRAMMY, eventually winning 13 total. Known as the “First lady of song,” she sold millions of albums throughout her singing career.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The memorial service program for Ella Fitzgerald dated June 20, 1996.
System of arrangement
Collection consists of one item in one folder.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright has not been assigned to the Great American Songbook Foundation. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the GASF Library & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of GASF as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Collection donated by Michael Feinstein, June 2017.
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Ella Fitzgerald, MSS 090, Great American Songbook Foundation.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Processing completed by Elisabeth Hedges, December 2023.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996 (Subject)