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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Ed Stiernberg Collection 1947-1948

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Ed Stiernberg Collection was processed and preserved as part of the “Uncovering New Chicago Archives Project,” funded with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Stiernberg, Ed. Collection

Dates:

1947-1948

Size:

.25 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Ed Stiernberg Collection contains photographs depicting Joe Segal at the Roosevelt record listening club. There is a photograph of Muggsy Spanier, Pee Wee Russell, and Miff Mole from the October 16, 1948 Dave Garroway concert at the Chicago Opera House, as well as photocopies of the concert reviews.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Stiernberg, Ed. Collection, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Ed Stiernberg was a contemporary of Joe Segal, owner of Chicago's Jazz Showcase, when both were students at Roosevelt University.

Scope Note

The Ed Stiernberg Collection contains photographs depicting Joe Segal at the Roosevelt record listening club. There is a photograph of Muggsy Spanier, Pee Wee Russell, and Miff Mole from the October 16, 1948 Dave Garroway concert at the Chicago Opera House, as well as photocopies of the concert reviews.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Chicago Jazz Archive

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Photos of Joe Segal and others from the listening club at Roosevelt University, 1947

Box 1   Folder 2

Concert photo, L to R: Dick Cary, piano; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Muggsy Spanier, trumpet; Miff Mole, trombone, Herb Ward, bass; Ed Fyfe, drums (obscured). October 16, 1948 at Chicago Opera House, presented by Dave Garroway.

Box 1   Folder 3

Photocopy of advertisement of the Garroway Concert from the October 16, 1948 Chicago Daily News.

Box 1   Folder 4

Photocopy of Downbeat review of Garroway Concert from the November 3, 1948 issue, which gives personnel for the concert.