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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Jim Feeney Collection 1933-1992

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Jim Feeney 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:

Feeney, Jim. Collection

Dates:

1933-1992

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:

During the 1990's, James "Jim" Feeney worked for Robert Koester, owner of Chicago's Delmark Records and the Jazz Record Mart. The Jim Feeney Collection consists of sheet music and monographs documenting the work of jazz performers Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Henry "Red" Allen.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

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

Biographical Note

During the 1990's, James "Jim" Feeney worked for Robert Koester, owner of Chicago's Delmark Records and the Jazz Record Mart. Feeney also wrote liner notes for Delmark blues releases, including Jimmy Dawkins' Blisterstring (Delmark LP 1977, CD 1996), Willie Kent's Long Way to Ol' Miss (Delmark CD, 1996), and Lurrie Bell's 700 Blues (Delmark CD, 1997).

Scope Note

The Jim Feeney Collection consists of sheet music and monographs documenting the work of jazz performers Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Henry "Red" Allen.

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

Frank Sinatra sheet music, 1930-1933

Box 1    Folder 2

Billie Holiday with William Dufty, Lady Sings the Blues, monograph, 1992

Box 1    Folder 3

Richard M. Sudhalter, Giants of Jazz: Henry "Red" Allen, monograph, 1981