US.INSON Mss 020
Name and location of repository
Level of description
Ray Shonfield Collection
- 1921 - 1956 (Creation)
2 linear feet
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The collection consists of news clippings, photos, books and recordings of Ray Shonfield performing with the Charlie Davis and Jim Riley Orchestras.
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Conditions governing access
All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.
Conditions governing reproduction
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.
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Scripts of the material
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Ted Shonfield, son of Ray Shonfield, in Carmel, IN on March 16, 2011.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Interview with Pearl Shonfield, Ray Shonfield's wife: http://libx.bsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/MidOrHis/id/474.
Starr-Gennett Collection, Indiana University https://libraries.indiana.edu/starr-gennett.
- Processing information: Minimally processed by Lisa Lobdell, May 2012.
- Citation: Ray Shonfield Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
- Processing information: The books and recordings were separated from the collection and cataloged in Library World.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Davis, Charlie (1899-1991) (Subject)