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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Standley Howell Collection 1944-1946

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Standley Howell 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:

Howell, Standley. Collection

Dates:

1944-1946

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:

Standley Howell, jazz collector. The Standley Howell Collection contains a copy of the book Glenn Miller’s Method of Orchestral Arranging, piano instruction books, music scores, and sheet music.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

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

Biographical Note

Standley Howell pursued a Ph.D. in music at the University of Chicago and worked as the Public Service Assistant in the Regenstein Library. He currently works at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Scope Note

The Standley Howell Collection contains a copy of the book Glenn Miller’s Method of Orchestral Arranging, piano instruction books, music scores, and sheet music.

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

The Art of Improvising Book I, Jim Hill; M.M. Cole Publishing Co., 1937

Box 1    Folder 2

The Art of Improvising Book II, Jim Hill; M.M. Cole Publishing Co., 1937

Box 1    Folder 3

Glenn Miller’s Method of Orchestral Arranging, Glenn Miller; Mutual Music Society, Inc., 1943

Box 1    Folder 4

“I’m Thrilled,” Sylvia Dee, music by Sidney Lippmam; Mutual Music Society Inc., 1941

Box 1    Folder 5

“Little Darlin’,” Maurice Williams; Excellore Music Co., 1957

Box 1    Folder 6

“Song of the Volga Boatmen,” arranged by Bill Finegan; Mutual Music Society, Inc., 1941