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Charlie Spivak Music Collection
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Title: Charlie Spivak Music Collection, 1913-1982
Accession #:0000-006, 2008-063
Creator: Spivak, Charlie (1907-1982)
Physical Description: 36.54 linear feet (31 boxes)
Languages: English
Access Restrictions: None

Provenance: Donated to Furman University in January, 1983 by Spivak’s widow, third 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.
Biographical Sketch: Biographical Sketch
Location: Manuscript Collection and Music Collection
SEE ALSO: Spivak, Charlie Biography file in the South Caroliniana-Secondary Documents Collection.

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Abstract: 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.

Collection Inventory

Access Restrictions: None.
Restrictions on Use: None.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Charlie Spivak Music Collection, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections and Archives, Furman University, Greenville, S.C.