Title: Charlie Spivak Music Collection
Creator: Spivak, Charlie (1907-1982)
Provenance: Donated to Furman University in January, 1983 by Spivak’s widow, second wife, “Dubby” Lambert Spivak. Mrs. Lambert gave the Music Collection to Furman music professor, Dan Ellis, to be housed in the Duke Library. In July, 2008 the Music Library had possession of the Charlie Spivak Music Collection and it was transferred to Special Collections and Archives for housing.
Extent: 31 boxes
Date Range: 1913-1982
Scope and Content: The Charlie Spivak Collection (1907-1982) spans the years 1913-1982, and includes music scores, photographs, newspaper clippings, identity documents, awards and proclamations, telegrams, legal documents, programs, magazine pages, and a yearbook. Charlie Spivak was an American trumpeter and bandleader, best known for his big band in the 1940s. Among his better recordings were his theme "Let's Go Home," "Autumn Nocturne" and "Star Dreams."
Arrangement: Arranged by material type.
Location: Manuscript Collection and Music Collection
Accession #:0000-006, 2008-063