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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Mike Montgomery Collection 1904-1990

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Mike Montgomery 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:

Montgomery, Mike. Collection

Dates:

1904-1990

Size:

1.25 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 Mike Montgomery Collection contains a copy of "Pekin Rag" by Joe Jordan, photocopies of Toddle News from the 1920's, an article about a lecture by Montgomery, and blank stationery.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

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

Biographical Note

Mike Montgomery is a graduate of the University of Michigan. A pianist and music collector, Montgomery played and recorded with the Boll Weevil Jass Band, and is knowledgeable on blues and ragtime piano roles. Montgomery has produced LP and CD reissues for the Biograph label and has written liner notes for others. As a lecturer, Montgomery has appeared at the Sonneck Society, the Smithsonian Institute, and at a 1981 event at the Hollywood Bowl accompanying Sippie Wallace.

Scope Note

The Mike Montgomery Collection contains a copy of "Pekin Rag" by Joe Jordan, photocopies of Toddle News from the 1920's, an article about a lecture by Montgomery, and blank stationery.

Related Resources

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

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

Steiner, John. Collection

University of Chicago. Library. Chicago Jazz Archive

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1    Folder 1

Article, "Hail to the 'The Victors'," Anne Rueter, 1990

Box 1    Folder 2

Stationery, Lou Black, undated

Box 1    Folder 3

"Pekin Rag," Joe Jordan; Pekin Publishing Co., 1904

Box 1    Folder 4

Toddle News, 1924