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Finding aid prepared by PS, 2009
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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.
Howell, Standley. Collection
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center
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.
The collection is open for research.
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Howell, Standley. Collection, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library
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.
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.
The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:
Chicago Jazz Archive
Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944
University of Chicago. Chicago Jazz Archive
The Art of Improvising Book I, Jim Hill; M.M. Cole Publishing Co., 1937
The Art of Improvising Book II, Jim Hill; M.M. Cole Publishing Co., 1937
Glenn Miller’s Method of Orchestral Arranging, Glenn Miller; Mutual Music Society, Inc., 1943
“I’m Thrilled,” Sylvia Dee, music by Sidney Lippmam; Mutual Music Society Inc., 1941
“Little Darlin’,” Maurice Williams; Excellore Music Co., 1957
“Song of the Volga Boatmen,” arranged by Bill Finegan; Mutual Music Society, Inc., 1941