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Ask the Chicago Jazz Archive Curator

The Curator of the Chicago Jazz Archive (CJA) collections can recommend sources and search strategies for research on Chicago jazz.
Responses to queries submitted here are provided as resources and time permit; they are usually answered within four weeks. Priority is given to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Chicago, whose questions are usually answered in 1-3 days. To assure a complete response, please complete the form below, including the "sources consulted" section.
The Chicago Jazz Archive collections are held in the Library's Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). If you wish to use CJA collections, have questions about their contents, or are in need of reproductions or publishing permissions for CJA materials, please contact SCRC directly using the Special Collections Request Form.

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