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Preliminary Guide to the Thomas Chapin Papers, 1870s-1999 (bulk 1979-1999)

Collection Overview

The collection (100 items, 2.5 linear feet; dated 1979-1998) contains audio cassettes and compositions by Thomas Chapin, as well as clippings, programs, memorial messages, and other items about him. Technical Services staff may need to make use copies of audio cassettes before use. No container list was created for this accession. (99-355)

The addition to the collection (60 items, 2.5 linear feet; dated 1981-1999) includes published materials on Chapin or featuring his music. There are publicity materials; scrapbook items, such as programs or clippings; articles about Chapin from the internet and elsewhere; copies of original scores; compact discs; phonograph records; genealogical information, and other biographical information about him and his trio. Technical Services staff may need to make use copies of sound recordings before use. No container list was created for this accession. (99-0467)

The addition to the collection (15300 items, 29.40 linear feet; dated 1870s-1998, bulk 1980-1997) comprises primarily correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks, graphic materials (98 color photographs, 1 color slide, 6 black-and-white photographs, 24 black-and-white negatives, 17 contact sheets, 1 print, 1 watercolor, and 2 chalk drawings), posters, and other materials detailing Chapin's musical career, especially performances of the Chapin Trio; notebooks and appointment books; and musical scores by Chapin and others. Also includes recordings on 17 reel-to-reel tapes, 8 CDs, and 5 audiocassette tapes of performances by Chapin and others; 3 electronic computer files; and 24 small musical instruments of plastic and metal. (01-0157)

The addition (2002-0281 and 2003-0125; 12,657 items, 50.5 linear feet) consists primarily of studio and demo recordings of Chapin's music on audiocassette, vinyl, and reel-to-reel tape. Also contains a number of collages by Chapin, documenting another of his forms of expression; personal items, especially photographs and correspondence, reflecting his close relationships with family and friends; videos and film reels of recording sessions, tours, and other events, including Chapin's memorial service; sheet music and music books; clothing and hats; 3 hand instruments; performance posters; and business items.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00211
Title
Thomas Chapin papers
Date
1870s-1999, bulk 1979-1999
Creator
Chapin, Thomas
Extent
84.9 Linear Feet, 28,117 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
English.

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Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Accession 2001-0157

Some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the Rubenstein Library to use this collection.

Contents of box 1:

Needs more processing before use: Remove envelope contents.

Attention: contains photographs.

Box 1
Correspondence
(7 folders)
Box 1
Business Cards/Addresses
Box 1
Quotations/Notes
Box 1
Thomas Chapin Trio History
Box 1
Contents of box 2:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 2
Correspondence
(2 folders)
Correspondence during Chapin's illness/death
(6 folders)
Box 2
Donations to Chapin/Memorial Service
Box 2
Contents of box 3:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 3
Correspondence
(8 folders)
Box 3
Contents of box 4:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 4
Correspondence
(4 folders)
Correspondence from Terri
(6 folders)
Box 4
Contents of box 5:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 5
Correspondence
(10 folders)
Box 5
Contents of box 6:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 6
Correspondence
(9 folders)
Box 6
Japan-Fax
Box 6
Misc.-Fax
(2 folders)
Box 6
Labels
Box 6
Contents of box 7:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Computer disk 001 removed and its contents migrated to electronic records server. A disk directories log exists. Contact Research Services for access. Separation sheet is in Box 35 with audio media.

Box 7
Correspondence
(8 folders)
Box 7
Donation Information
Box 7
Addresses
Box 7
Contents of box 8:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 8
Health Insurance/Medical Records
(7 folders)
Box 8
Taxes/Receipts 1995
(1-5 of 8 folders)
Box 8
Contents of box 9:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 9
Taxes/Receipts 1995
(6-8 of 8 folders)
Box 9
1996 Taxes
(5 folders)
Box 9
[Loose Material: Touring Information and Financial Records]
(4 folders)
Box 9
Contents of box 10:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 10
Correspondence
Musicians' letters
Box 10
Notebook
(2 folders)
Box 10
[Tours/Engagements/Events]
(2 folders)
Box 10
[Reviews/Items about Chapin]
Box 10
[Knitting Factory European Tour]
Box 10
[Thomas Chapin, Alive, CD Box Set]
Box 10
[Loose Material: Touring Information and Financial Material]
Box 10
Banff Centre
Box 10
Contents of box 11:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 11
Jazz Donau
Box 11
[Loose Material: Tours/Engagements]
(3 folders)
Box 11
Jazz Festival Directory
(2 folders)
Box 11
Chapin Contracts
Box 11
Mailing lists
(2 folders)
Box 11
Contents of box 12:

Needs more processing before use: Make use copy of audio tape.

Box 12
Contacts
Box 12
[Loose Material]
Box 12
Calendars
(4 folders)
Box 12
Notebook
(2 folders)
Box 12
Engagement Book
Box 12
[Cassette Tape: Debut, Jerry Waldon]
Box 12
Contents of box 13:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 13
Musicians
Box 13
Edward's Book
Box 13
Plaque, Duke University
Box 13
TDC, Music Tribute Archives
(2 folders)
Box 13
TDC, Misc./Collage Items
Box 13
Music
Japanese Music
(2 folders)
Box 13
Alto/Flute
Box 13
Flamenco and Alborada Latin

Some material moved to legal-sized folder in Box 36.

Box 13
Contents of box 14:

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 14
Trio Booklet Project
Box 14
Bio., Ron Matthews and Ray Drummond, Quartet Players with Thomas
Box 14
National Endowment for the Arts
(7 folders)
Box 14
TDC Collage Items and Misc.
Box 14
Music
Thomas Chapin
Box 14
Armen Donelian
Box 14
Avantango
Box 14
Andy Jaffe
Box 14
Michael Jeffery Stevens
Box 14
Contents of box 15:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Some material moved to legal-sized folders in Box 36.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 15
Music
Satie-Gymnopedies/Shumann-Kindeszenen
Box 15
Junkman's Obligato/Robert Myer's Fantasy Duo
Box 15
Thomas
Box 15
Bozzi Brazil
Box 15
Musillami, Wallach
Box 15
Royal Hartigan, Peggy Stern
Box 15
Poems: Vernon Frazer
Box 15
Photographs of Chapin
(5 folders)
Box 15
Items about Chapin
(5 folders)
Box 15
Contents of box 16:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newspaper.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 16
Items about Chapin
(4 folders)
Box 16
Photographs of Chapin
Box 16
Scrapbook
Box 16
Contents of box 17:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Box 17
Scrapbooks
Box 17
Contents of box 18:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Box 18
Scrapbooks
Box 18
Contents of box 19:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Box 19
Scrapbooks
Box 19
Contents of box 20:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Box 20
Scrapbook
Box 20
Scrapbook, 1992-1995
(3 folders)
Box 20
[Loose Material: Appearances/Items about Chapin]
(3 folders)
Box 20
Contents of box 21:

Needs further processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 21
Receipts
CDs/Tapes
Box 21
Postage
Box 21
Photography
Box 21
Music Expenses
Box 21
[Telephone Bills]
Box 21
[Bank Statements]
Box 21
[Credit Card Statements]
Box 21
[Misc. Receipts/Financial Records]
(2 folders)
Box 21
[Bank Statements]
Box 21
[Telephone Bills]
Box 21
Contents of box 22:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 22
[Misc. Receipts]
Box 22
[Misc. Bills]
Box 22
Medical: Unpaid Invoices
Box 22
Medical: Paid Invoices
Box 22
Music: Royalty Statements
Box 22
[Prescription Receipts]
Box 22
[Bank Statements]
Box 22
[Misc. Receipts]
Box 22
[Tax Records 1987]
Box 22
[Misc. Financial Records]
Box 22
Receipts 1988
Box 22
Thomas Chapin: Recording Session, June-July 1988: Receipts etc.
(2 folders)
Box 22
[1989 Tax Return/1990 Tax Figures]

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 37.

Box 22
Contents of box 23:

Needs more processing before use. Remove material from envelopes.

Box 23
[1989 Taxes]
(2 folders)
Box 23
1991 Taxes
(3 folders)

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 37.

Box 23
[Misc. Financial Records]
(5 folders)
Box 23
Contents of box 24:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 24
1989 Tax Receipts
(4 folders)
Box 24
1992 Receipts
(4 folders)
Box 24
1992 Taxes
Box 24
1994 Taxes
(3 folders)
Box 24
Contents of box 25:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 25
1994 Taxes
(2 folders)
Box 25
[Printed Material: Magazines]
(4 folders)

Some material moved to oversize folder in Box 44.

Box 25
[Sheet music]
(2 folders)
Box 25
Contents of box 26:
Box 26
[Blank Postcards]
Box 26
[Printed Material: Knitting Factory]
Box 26
Printed Material: Festival Programs]
(4 folders)
Box 26
[Printed Material: Magazines/Newsletters/Catalogs]
Windplayer
(2 folders)
Box 26
Downbeat
Box 26
Contents of box 27:
Box 27
[Printed Material: Magazines/Newsletters/Catalogs Cont.]
Downbeat
(2 folders)
Box 27
Saxophone Journal
Box 27
Flute Journal
Box 27
Jazz
Box 27
Andover Bulletin
Box 27
Jazziz
Box 27
Swing Journal
(2 folders)
Box 27
Misc. Magazines
Box 27
Contents of box 28:

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newsprint.

Box 28
[Printed Material: Magazines/Newsletters/Catalogs cont.]
Misc. Magazines
(2 folders)

Some material moved to oversize folder in Box 44.

Box 28
Misc. Newsletters
(2 folders)
Box 28
Misc. Catalogs
(2 folders)
Box 28
[Misc. Printed Material]
Box 28
[Printed Material: Amtrak]
Box 28
Contents of box 29:

Needs more processing before use. Remove material from envelopes.

Box 29
[Manuscript, poems]
Box 29
Re: Heart Arrhythmia, from which Thomas suffered
Box 29
[Financial Records: Misc. Receipts etc.]
(1-7 of 22 folders)
Box 29
Contents of box 30:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 30
[Financial Records: Misc. Receipts etc. cont.]
(8-18 of 22 folders)
Box 30
Contents of box 31:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 31
[Financial Records: Misc. Receipts etc. cont.]
(19-22 of 22 folders)
Box 31
Tax Returns 1984
Box 31
Misc. Papers, Music, etc. on Thomas Chapin's Music Stand in "Music Room" at time of death - 2/13/97
(3 folders)

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 37.

Box 31
Music
Doug Miller Arranged; TDC Big Band Arrangement: Zemzem

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 37.

Box 31
Doug Miller Arranged; TDC Big Band Arrangement: The Present

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 37.

Box 31
Contents of box 32:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 32
Music cont.
TDC Composition Books-unpublished
Box 32
TDC Early '80s Compositions

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
Others' Compositions

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
Big Band Arrangement for Bebe (Hermeto Pascoal); Radius (Thomas Chapin)

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
Misc. Hand-Original Notes/Compositions

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
Thomas' Music

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
TDC Compositions: Trio, Quartet, Spirits Groups

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
TDC Big Band Arrangement of Brazilian Carinhosa (Played with Hamp)
Box 32
TDC's Arrangement, One Man Blues w/ Hamp
Box 32
Thomas Chapin Trio plus Brass
Box 32
TDC Early Compositions

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 32
[Professional Correspondence]
Box 32
1999 KF Boxed Notes
Box 32
Contents of box 33:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes.

Box 33
Music
Conga Sessions with Louis
Box 33
TDC Original Tunes: Pre-Trio Music: Mostly Spirits Rebellious Music (Brazilian Rhythms) and Quartet from late '70s, early '80s

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 33
Tom's solo to Sans Souci played at Duke

Some material moved to oversize folder in Box 42.

Box 33
Thomas' Music Misc.
Box 33
[Misc. Music]
Box 33
Genealogy: Thomas Dufree Chapin
Box 33
Mailing list [1992]
(2 folders)
Box 33
[Items about Chapin/Events/Engagements]
(4 folders)

Some material moved to legal folder in Box 38.

Box 33
[Misc. Material: Coin Collections]
(1 of 4 folders)
Box 33
Contents of box 34:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 34
[Misc. Material: Coin collections cont.]
(2-4 of 4 folders)
Box 34
[Items about Chapin/Events/Engagements etc.]
(7 folders)
Box 34
Contents of box 35:

Attention: Contains CDs and audiocassette tapes. Make use copies.

Box 35
[Misc. Music]
(3 folders)
Box 35
[Name Tags]
Box 35
[Plastic Bag and Guinness Sticker]
Box 35
Materials from inside book by Vernon Frazer, A Slick Set of Wheels, cataloged separately [see list below]
Box 35
[Separation sheet for computer disk 001 removed from box 7. Contents migrated to Special Collections Server. A disk directories log exists. Contact Research Services for Access.]
Box 35
Thomas Chapin Trio: Track sheets, notes, setups: Q 22802: 1996 July 29 [Material accompanying reel-to-reel tapes listed below]
Box 35
Compact Discs, Chapin
Inversions, Thomas Chapin and Borah Berman
(2 CD's)
Box 35
Radius, Thomas Chapin
Box 35
Menagerie Dreams, Thomas Chapin Trio
Box 35
Compact Discs Featuring Chapin
Pass the Ammo, Machine Gun
Box 35
Double Band Overlays, Ned Rothenberg
Box 35
President for Life, Vandoorn
Box 35
Cassettes
Forgotten Game, Thomas Chapin
(2 cassettes)
Box 35
Other Chapin Cassettes
(2 cassettes)
Box 35
Quarklmmedia 1.02 CD-ROM
(2 copies)
Box 35
Contents of box 36:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 36
Music
Non-Chapin Compositions of Other Musicians: Standards and Others: Hermeto Pascoal, Roland Kirk, Coltrane etc.

Removed from box 13.

Box 36
Flamenco and Alborada Latina

Removed from box 13.

Box 36
One Man Blues
Box 36
Music: Kahn

Removed from box 14.

Box 36
David Lahm Project
(2 folders)

Removed from box 15.

Box 36
Music: Ray Drummond
Box 36
Frazer
(2 folders)
Box 36
Sky Piece Liner Notes

Removed from box 13.

Box 36
[Items about Chapin]
(2 folders)

Removed from box 15.

Box 36
Contents of box 37:

Needs more processing before use: Remove material from envelopes; reformat newsprint.

Box 37
Misc. Material
(3 folders)

Removed from box 15.

Box 37
[Items about Chapin/Obituaries/Engagements]
(4 folders)

Removed from boxes 5 and 6.

Box 37
[Healthcare Material]
Box 37
[Receipts 1990-1991]
Box 37
Misc. Papers, Music, etc. on Thomas Chapin's Stand in "Music Room" at Time of Death, 2/13/97
(2 folders)
Box 37
Music
Zemzem
Box 37
The Present
Box 37
Contents of box 38:
Box 38
Music
TDC Early '80s Compositions
(2 folders)
Box 38
TDC Compositions: Trio, Quartet, Spirits Groups
Box 38
Misc. Hand-Original Notes/Compositions Pre-Trio
Box 38
Big Band Arrangement for Bebe (Hermeto Pascoal); Radius (Thomas Chapin)
Box 38
Others' Compositions
Box 38
TDC Early Compositions
Box 38
TDC Original Tunes: Pre-Trio Music: Mostly Spirits Rebellious Music (Brazilian Rhythms, Late '70s and Quartet from the Early '80s)
Box 38
[Items about Chapin/Events/Engagements]
Box 38
Mailing Lists

Removed from box 11.

Box 38
Misc. Material

Removed from box 4.

Box 38
Contents of box 39:
Box 39
Small Musical Instruments, metal and plastic
Box 39
Contents of oversize box 40:
Box 40
Small Musical Instruments, metal and plastic
Box 40
Contents of oversize box 41:

Poster removed to oversize folder.

Needs more processing before use: Reformat newspaper.

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 41
[Poster]
Box 41
[Misc. Photos]
Box 41
[Original Art, including a print, a watercolor, and chalk drawings]
(4 folders)
Box 41
TDC Early '80s Compositions
Box 41
[Stock certificates for tobacco and cigarettes in the Congo (in French); other stock certificates in various companies in the U.S.; tax certificates on liquor, U.S., 1870s-1880s]
Box 41
[Printed Material: Misc. Magazines]
Box 41
[Copy of pen and marker drawing of Chapin.]
Box 41
Contents of oversize box 42:

Attention: Sleeve photographs.

Box 42
Thomas Chapin Original Music (Mostly Quartet) Sent to Paul Jeffrey for 1999 January 29 TDC Tribute: Misc. Comp. plus One Man Blues for Small Band; Plus Oracle, Lens, and Fallen Angel--Unperformed Original Woodwind Pieces
Box 42
Zasis
Box 42
[For Robbie Kaplan] Zazis, Improv Group (after 1975)
(2 folders)
Box 42
[Posters/Program]

Phillips and Musica e Stella posters removed to oversize folder.

Box 42
Contents of oversize box 43:

Attention: Contains photographs.

Box 43
[Misc. Material: Correspondence]
Box 43
[Events/Albums]
Box 43
Photo Album, Thomas Chapin Trio, Tondela, Portugal

Poster removed to oversize folder.

Box 43
Calendars, 1984, 1987, 1994, 1995
Box 43
Contents of oversize box 44:
Box 44
Music
Tom's Solo for Sans Souci played at Duke
Box 44
Cat's Paw
Box 44
Roland Kirk Arrangement by Thomas Chapin
Box 44
From Bechet, Byas, and Fats: R. Kirk Music Arranged by T.C.
Box 44
Thomas Chapin Trio and Bass
(3 folders)
Box 44
Contents of oversize box 45:
Box 45
Posterboards, Free Concert of Trio at Kampo, [1992]
Box 45
[Posters, Thomas Chapin Trio CD Cover, Nightbird Song/ Misc. Poems]
Box 45
Contents of oversize folder:
Posters
(4)

Removed from boxes 41-43.

Box 45

Reel-to-Reel tapes recorded by Thomas Chapin Trio

Current reel numbers correspond to original reel numbers. All reels contain the following production information: Client: Musso; Producer: R.M.; Engineer: R.M.; Speed: 30 IPS; Tape: 996; Level: +6/185; Asst.: Mike; Auto: Tones on [R1]. Tracking sheets accompanying the reels are in box 35.

Need more processing before use: Make use copies of all reels.

Q22803: 1. Untitled Th 1; 2. Untitled Th 2, 1996 July 29
Reel 1
Q22804: 1. Don't Mind if I Do A) Insert Piece; 2.Don't Mind if I Do, 1996 July 29
Reel 2
Q22805: 1. Essouria; 2. Essouria, 1996 July 29
Reel 3
Q22806: 1. Essouria Insert; 2. The Unamable, 1996 July 29
Reel 4
Q22807: 1. The Unamable; 2) Out and About Pieces see 1, 1996 July 29
Reel 5
Q22808: 1. Pet Serpent; 2. Ask Me Now, 1996 July 29
Reel 6
Q22809: 1. Ask Me Now; 2. Ticket to Ride, 1996 July 29
Reel 7
Q22810: 1. Nightbird; 2. Nightbird; 3. Improv #2, 1996 July 29
Reel 8
Q22811: 1. Cliff Island; 2. Aeolus; 3. Improv #1, 1996 July 29
Reel 9
Q22839: 1. Alphaville, 1996 July 29
Reel 10
Q22840: 1. Roaringesque; 2. Roaring Inserts, 1996 July 30
Reel 11
Q22834: 1. Flute Solo Aeolus 1+2, 3+4, 1996 July 30
Reel 12
Q22841: 1. Ticket to Ride; 2. Pet Scorpion, 1996 July 30
Reel 13
Q22842: 1. Nightbird Th2 Solo Section; 2. The Unnamable Th 2, 1996 July 30
Reel 14
Q22833: 1. Alphaville Th3; 2. Aeolus Th2, 1996 July 30
Reel 15
Q22832: 1. Changes 2 Tires Th1; 2. Changes 2 Tires, 1996 July 30
Reel 16
Q22831: 1. Essounia; 2. Hit the Road Jack; 3. Alto Solo; 4. Poem, 1996 July 30
Reel 17

2. Accessions 2002-0281 and 2003-0125

[Some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the Rubenstein Library to use this collection.]

Conditions Governing Access note

Audio-visual materials may be copied only with donor's permission. Also, journals in boxes 11-14 require donor permission to use until Jan. 1, 2025.

Contents of Box 1:

[Technical Services staff need to process materials in envelopes before use.]

Box 1
Correspondence, [1987-1995]

Personal correspondence from Terri.

Box 1
Sheet Music by Chapin
Box 1
Contents of Box 2:

[Technical services staff need to process materials in envelopes and reformat brittle paper and newsprint before use.]

[Attention: Contains pictorial materials.]

Box 2
Pollution Solutions Company Brochures

Includes information on air and water filter systems.

Box 2
[Loose Desk Items]
Doctor's Contact Information
Box 2
Copies of Foreign Currency
Box 2
Take-Out Menus
Box 2
[Miscellaneous Plastic Items]
Box 2
Sufi Study Materials
Box 2
Business Cards
Box 2
Contents of Box 3:

[Technical Services staff need to process materials in envelopes and reformat newsprint before use.]

Box 3
Notecards from Rolodex
Box 3
Correspondence

Includes greeting cards, postcards and letters between Thomas and Terri.

Box 3
Book of Chapin's Friends' Words and Sentiments
Box 3
Contents of Box 4:
Box 4
Instruments

Three hand instruments belonging to Chapin that were demonstrated in Terri's film The Music Man.

Box 4
Contents of Box 5A:
Box 5A
Special Caps Thomas Wore

Includes hair night cap and batik cloth sometimes worn around Chapin's neck and head.

Box 5A
Contents of Box 5B:
Box 5B
Clothing, including gaucho hat
Box 5B
Contents of Box 6:

[Technical Services staff need to process materials in envelopes before use.]

[Attention: Contains pictorial materials.]

Box 6
Book of Friends' Sentiments for Thomas and Terri's Wedding
Box 6
Guest Book from Remembering Thomas, a Memorial Service.
Box 6
[Things Collected During Travel]

Includes receipts, business cards, postcards and airplane tickets.

Box 6
Correspondence, [1988-1999]

Includes handmade greeting cards and notes between Thomas and Terri.

Box 6
Love for Thomas

A collection of notes to Chapin from his friends.

Box 6
Guest Book from Chapin's Funeral, 1998
Box 6
Lao Tzu/Tao Teh Ching

A book on Asian religion.

Box 6
Rock
Box 6
Contents of Box 7:

[Technical Services needs to reformat for use copies of audio materials before use.]

Conditions Governing Access note

[Audio materials may be copied only with donor's permission.]

Box 7
Audio Cassette Tapes

Includes Knitting Factory Tour, 1991 and Life at Newport, 1995.

Box 7
Contents of Box 8:

[Technical Services needs to reformat for use copies of audio materials before use.]

Conditions Governing Access note

[Audio materials may be copied only with donor's permission.]

Box 8
Audio Cassette Tapes, 1996

Includes Diva, Haywire, and Geek Gawkin'.

Box 8
Contents of Box 9:

[Technical Services staff needs to reformat for use copies of audio materials before use.]

Conditions Governing Access note

[Audio materials may be copied only with donor's permission.]

Box 9
Audio Cassette Tapes

Includes Night Bird Song and Sky Piece.

Box 9
Contents of Box 10:

[Attention: Contains pictorial materials.]

[Technical Services staff need to process materials in envelopes and reformat for use copies of videocassette tapes before use.]

Conditions Governing Access note

[Video materials may be copied only with donor's permission.]

Box 10
[Music Reviews]
You Don't Know Me Review, Jazztimes
Box 10
Haywire Review 1997, Wire
Box 10
[Miscellaneous Written Music and Notes]
Box 10
Personal Travel Photographs
Morocco, 1996
Box 10
Portugal
Box 10
[Loose Materials]

Contains correspondence and letters from Dennis Capodestria.

Box 10
Videocassettes
Thomas Chapin Trio, 1992 June 23
Box 10
Litchfield Jazz, August 1997

“Thomas' last full concert while sick.”

Box 10
The Thomas Chapin Tribute: The Knitting Factory, New York City 1997 Nov. 23
Box 10
Foreign Currencies

Folder includes a lock of hair.

Box 10
Contents of Box 11:
Conditions Governing Access note

[Restricted: Donor's permission required before use until 1/1/2025.]

Box 11
Thomas' Sketch Books

Books include drawings and writings done while Chapin was in the hospital.

Box 11
Journals, 1994

Includes loose materials from journals such as business cards, post cards, and correspondence from Namibia.

Box 11
Contents of Box 12:

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Box 12
Journals

Includes newspaper clippings, Chapin's poetry, postcards, match books, and other loose materials.

Box 12
Correspondence Between Chapin and His Family
Box 12
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Box 13
Journals

“Includes Thomas' writings and drawings.”

Box 13
Contents of Box 14:

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Box 14
Journals
Box 14
Laid in journals: Personal Correspondence Between Thomas and Terri
Box 14
Laid in journals: Foreign Currency
Box 14
Holding Bag for Journal
Box 14
Contents of Box 15:

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Box 15
Short Poems by Thomas, [1982-1990]
Box 15
[Instrument Subject Files]

Articles and notes on the making and functions of different instruments.

Box 15
Wedding Photograph Album
Box 15
Thomas' Address Book
Box 15
Travel Documents

Includes ticket stubs, currency exchange receipts, etc.

Box 15
Writings and Correspondence Between Thomas and Terri
Box 15
Clippings
Box 15
Contents of Box 16:

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Box 16
Slides and Negatives

Scenes from Africa trip, 1997

Box 16
Photographs and Albums
35th Birthday Party
Box 16
Japan, 1993

Includes photographs from Madarzo Festival.

Box 16
Hawaii
Box 16
Contents of Box 17:

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Box 17
Photographs from Portugal, Hawaii, Vermont, and New Hampshire
Box 17
Photographs from Spirits Rebellious, 1988
Box 17
Photographs from the Saratoga Festival in Vermont, Summer 1987
Box 17
Photographs from the Knitting Factory, 1991 Apr. 11
Box 17
Contents of Box 18:

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Box 18
Photographs
Saratoga, 1990
Box 18
Japan, Hawaii, and Barcelona, 1981
Box 18
Home
Box 18
Thomas and Terri in Vermont, 1987
Box 18
Newport Festival, Saratoga, 1987
Box 18
Thomas Chapin Trio
Box 18
[Miscellaneous Materials in Binder]

Includes business cards, notes, jazz bulletins, and postcards.

Box 18
Chapin's Artwork
Box 18
Contents of Box 19:

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Box 19
Slides

Includes slides from Music Man, 1990

Box 19
Photographs
Possible Album Cover Pictures
Box 19
Family Photographs
Box 19
North Shore #2
Box 19
Contents of Box 20:

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Box 20
Photographs
North Shore, Feb. 1997
Box 20
New York Hospital, Oct. 1997
Box 20
In HarmonyBenefit Concert, 1997
Box 20
Newport, 1995
Box 20
France, 1994
Box 20
Knitting Factory, Spain and Hawaii
Box 20
Japan, 1993
Box 20
Andover Reunion, 1995
Box 20
Portugal and Norway, 1995
Box 20
Caracas, Venezuela
Box 20
Contents of Box 21:

May contain duplicate photographs from earlier boxes.

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Box 21
Photographs
Newport Jazz in Madarao, Japan, 1993
Box 21
Spirits Rebellious, 1988
Box 21
New York City, Dec. 1995
Box 21
Perugia, Italy, 1996
Box 21
Japan, 1994
Box 21
[Miscellaneous Photographs, Oct. 1995]
Box 21
Contents of Box 22:

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Box 22
Photographs, slides, rolled negatives

May contain duplicate photographs from earlier boxes.

Uganda, Jan. 1997
Box 22
[Terri in New Orleans]
Box 22
Thomas Chapin Trio in Finland
Box 22
[Miscellaneous Friends, 1997]
Box 22
Thomas Chapin Trio in Europe, July 1995

Includes photographs from Portugal, France, Norway, and Finland.

Box 22
JVC Jazz Trio, 1994
Box 22
Film Stills
Box 22
[Buttons with Photos of Thomas and Terri]
Box 22
Contents of Box 23:

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Box 23
Photographs
Chapin in Saratoga, 1987
Box 23
Maria and Steve Johns
Box 23
Knitting Factory Dressing Room
Box 23
What is Jazz?Festival, June 1991
Box 23
After Easter Performance, 1997
Box 23
Thomas Chapin Trio in Europe, May 1994
Box 23
New York Hospital, Aug. 1997
Box 23
Trio and Brass, Bryant Park, July 1997
Box 23
Trio, Real Artways and Andover, Jan 1997
Box 23
Japan, [1994-1995]
Box 23
Morocco Negatives
Box 23
Contents of Box 24:

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Box 24
Photographs
Japan
Box 24
Bryant Park
Box 24
Greenwich Village Festival, 1983
Box 24
France

Includes photographs from Paris and Toulon.

Box 24
Chapin in Music Man
Box 24
Finland and Estonia
Box 24
[High School Reunion?]
Box 24
Knitting Factory, June 1990
Box 24
Photographs with Lionel Hampton
Box 24
Contents of Box 25:

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Box 25
Photographs and slides
Photographs with Lionel Hampton
Box 25
Pat Jolly and Zasis Photos
Box 25
Early Years
Box 25
Thomas and Terri
Box 25
Filming Chapin for Music Man
Box 25
Memorial for Thomas' Birthday at Home
Box 25
Chapin Performing During Illness, [1997-1998]
Box 25
880 Club in Hartford, Mar. 1994
Box 25
Contents of Box 26:

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Box 26
Photographs
880 Club Winter Gigs, 1990
Box 26
Christmas, [1994-1995]
Box 26
During Illness, 1997
Box 26
Hopkins
Box 26
Saratoga
Box 26
Maine
Box 26
Paris with Terri
Box 26
Written Sheet Music
The Knitting Factory Festival, 1991
Box 26
Chapin's Compositions
Box 26
Thomas Chapin Quartet Music
Box 26
Contents of Box 27:

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Box 27
Photographs

Includes photographs of the trio performing.

Box 27
Written Sheet Music
Box 27
Contents of Box 28:

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Box 28
Photographs
Thomas Chapin Trio
Box 28
Chapin's X-Rays
Box 28
Contents of Box 29:

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Box 29
Life Magazine Article on Jazz Greats
Box 29
Written Sheet Music
Box 29
Clippings

Includes article about Knitting Factory Tour in New York.

Box 29
Photographs of Thomas Chapin Trio
Box 29
Contents of Box 30:

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Box 30
Photographs
Chapin and Vernon Frazer Recording Song of Baobab
Box 30
France, 1991
Box 30
[Chapin's Compositions]
A Piece
Box 30
Devil's Hopyard TCT and Strings Master Copy
Box 30
Flute Quartet and Nocturne
Box 30
Rain
Box 30
Lullaby to a Hurting Child
Box 30
TDC Recording Project, [1982-1983]
Box 30
Contents of Box 31:
Box 31
Original Compositions
Is There Life on Earth?
Box 31
Ten Compositions, Volume 1
Box 31
Chapin's Geneology
Box 31
[Miscellaneous Loose Materials]
Box 31
[Brasilian Music Books]
Box 31
Contents of Box 32:
Box 32
[Music Books]
Brasillian Music
Box 32
Argentinian Music
Box 32
Irish Music
Box 32
Chapin's Original Compositions
Box 32
Contents of Box 33:
Box 33
Written Music
Insomnia
Box 33
Devil's Hopyard
Box 33
Lament ([Planys?]) #1
Box 33
Hats and Shoes
Box 33
Contents of Box 34:

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Box 34
Demo Cassettes without Chapin
(21 cassettes)

Includes Knitting Factory tour and Jazz Adventures.

Box 34
Contents of Box 35:

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Box 35
Demo Cassettes without Chapin
(21 cassettes)
Knitting Factory
Box 35
Nightbird Song
Box 35
Contents of Box 36:

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Box 36
Demo Cassettes without Chapin
(21 cassettes)
Zasis
Box 36
Alborada Latina
Box 36
Knitting Factory
Box 36
Contents of Box 37:

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Box 37
Demo Cassettes without Chapin
(21 cassettes)
Machine Gun
Box 37
Flamenco Latino Demo
Box 37
Contents of Box 38:

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Box 38
Demo Cassettes without Thomas
(21 cassettes)

Includes Avantango and Alborada Latina.

Box 38
Contents of Box 39:

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Box 39
Demo cassettes with Chapin
(21 cassettes)

Includes recordings with Boris Rayskin.

Box 39
Contents of Box 40:

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Box 40
Demo Cassettes with Chapin.
(21 cassettes)

Includes recordings with Mario Pavone and Ned Rotherberg.

Box 40
Contents of Box 41:

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Box 41
Demo Cassettes with Thomas
(20 cassettes)

Includes Spirits Rebellious and Song of Baobab with Vernon Frazer.

Box 41
Contents of Box 42:

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Box 42
Demo Cassettes with Thomas
(21 cassettes)

Includes recording of Chapin on Argentine radio.

Box 42
Contents of Box 43:

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Box 43
Demo Cassettes with Chapin
(21 cassettes)

Includes Spirits Rebellious and Thomas Quartet Compositions.

Box 43
Contents of Box 44:

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Box 44
Demo Cassettes with Chapin
(20 cassettes)

Includes Knitting Factory and Alborada Latina.

Box 44
Contents of Box 45:

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Box 45
Demo Cassettes
(21 cassettes)

Includes Alumni Jazz Recital of Thomas Chapin Trio.

Box 45
Contents of Box 46:

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Box 46
Demo Cassettes
(21 cassettes)

Includes Zasis and 55.

Box 46
Contents of Box 47:

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Box 47
Demo Cassettes
(21 cassettes)

Includes Metal Master and Chapin playing the flute.

Box 47
Contents of Box 48:

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Box 48
Demo Cassettes
(21 cassettes)

Includes Spirits Rebellious and Forgotten Game.

Box 48
Contents of Box 49:

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Box 49
Demo Cassettes
(20 cassettes)

Includes feature of Chapin's music on WBUR in Boston.

Box 49
Contents of Box 50:

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Box 50
Demo Cassettes and Videos
(9 digital videocassettes, 7 digital audio tapes)

Includes interview with Chapin regarding Night Bird Song CD.

Box 50
Contents of Box 51:

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Box 51
Demo Cassettes without Chapin
(57 cassettes)
Zasis Tapes
Box 51
Spirits Rebellious Tapes
Box 51
Brass Tapes, 1992
Box 51
Spirits Rebellious Tapes
Box 51
Tapes of Interviews of Thomas by Terri
(3 cassettes)
Box 51
Contents of Box 52:

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Box 52
Demo Cassettes with Chapin
(28 cassettes, 5 film reels)
Thomas Chapin Documentaries
Box 52
Live at The Blue Note
Box 52
Avantango
Box 52
Contents of Box 53:

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Box 53
Demo cassettes with Chapin
(41 cassettes, 7 CDs, 3 microcassettes)
Menagerie Dreams
Box 53
Night Bird Song
Box 53
Contents of Box 54:

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Box 54
Video Tapes
(16 VHS videocassettes, 1 Betacam-sp videocassette)

Includes video of miscellaneous tours as well as Chapin's memorial service.

Box 54
Contents of Box 55:

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Box 55
Video Tapes and Cassettes
(19 VHS videocassettes, 3 audio cassettes, 3 8mm films)

Includes Knitting Factory as well as Thomas Chapin at Duke University, 1992.

Box 55
Contents of Box 56:

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Box 56
Video Tapes
(7 Umatic videocassettes, 2 VHS videocassettes)

Includes Night Bird Song and Music Man.

Box 56
Contents of Box 57:

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Box 57
Video Tapes
(19 VHS videocassettes, 1 Umatic videocassette)

Includes Spirits Rebellious and Motation.

Box 57
Contents of Box 58:

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Box 58
Video Tapes
(20 VHS videocassettes)

Includes Zasis and African Music.

Box 58
Contents of Box 59:

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Box 59
Commercially produced CDs
(49 music CDs)

Includes Chapin's music as well as albums by David Lahm, Vernon Frazer, and others.

Box 59
Contents of Box 60:

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Box 60
Commercially Produced LPs
(19 vinyl records)

Includes Lionel Harris and Machine Gun.

Box 60
Contents of Box 61:

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Box 61
Commercially Produced Cassettes
(10 audio cassettes)
Box 61
Video Tapes
(2 VHS videocassettes)

Includes Spirits Rebellious.

Box 61
Commerically Produced CDs
(7 music CDs)

Includes Alive.

Box 61
8" Floppy Disk: Thomas Chapin/Bob Muso mixes and set ups

[Removed from Reel #2.]

Box 61
Contents of Box 62:
Box 62
Written Sheet Music

Includes original pieces by Chapin as well as Voyage by Herbie Hancock.

Box 62
Contents of Box 63:
Box 63
Written Sheet Music

“Thomas Chapin Trio Inventory”

Box 63
[Miscellaneous Loose Materials]
Box 63
Contents of Box 64:
Box 64
Collages by Chapin
Box 64
Contents of Box 65:
Box 65
Collages by Chapin
Box 65
Contents of Box 66:
Box 66
Collages by Chapin
Box 66
Contents of Box 67:
Box 67
Collages by Chapin
Box 67
Handmade Greeting Cards
Box 67
Drawings
Box 67
Contents of Box 68:
Box 68
Collages by Chapin
Box 68
[Horoscope]
Box 68
Contents of Box 69:
Box 69
Collages by Chapin
Box 69
Contents of Framed Item 1:
Framed-item 1
Collage by Chapin
Box 69
Collages by Chapin
Oversize-box 70
Festival Posters with Chapin's Name
Oversize-folder 2
Festival Posters with Chapin's Name
Oversize-box 70
Festival Posters with Chapin's Name
Oversize-box 70
Festival Posters without Chapin's Name
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin's Radius
Oversize-box 70
Reel 1
Thomas Chapin's Radius

[8" floppy disk removed to box 61.]

Oversize-box 70
Reel 2
Thomas Chapin's Radius
Oversize-box 70
Reel 3
Thomas Chapin's Tape II, 1983 Apr. 11
Oversize-box 70
Reel 4
Thomas Chapin's Circles and Spirits Rebellious
Oversize-box 70
Reel 5
Thomas Chapin's Spirits
Reel 6
Rain DN4
Oversize-box 70
Rain
Oversize-box 70
Number 3
Oversize-box 70
Reel 7
Thomas Chapin
Reel 8
Squid Fantasy
Oversize-box 70
Dawn DN4
Oversize-box 70
Dawn
Oversize-box 70
Number 1
Oversize-box 70
Reel 9
[Untitled]
Oversize-box 70
Reel 10
Master I: Thomas Chapin and Bob Musso
Reel 11
One Man Blues
Oversize-box 70
Jitterbug Waltz
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, Tape I, 1983 Apr. 11
Oversize-box 70
Reel 12
Master III: Thomas Chapin and Bob Musso
Reel 13
Egg Hunt
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, 1983 Apr. 11
Oversize-box 70
Reel 14
Thomas Chapin: Senior Recital, 1975 May 23
Oversize-box 70
Reel 15
Music Man by Terri Castillo
Oversize-box 70
Reel 16
Music Man by Terri Castillo
Oversize-box 70
Reel 17
The Present by T. Chapin
Oversize-box 70
Reel 18
Thomas Chapin Master Tape 2, Side B

ALACRA records 1017.

Oversize-box 70
Reel 19
Thomas Chapin Master Tape 2, Side A

ALACRA records 1017.

Reel 20
Spirits Rebellious
Oversize-box 70
Rain
Oversize-box 70
Uruburos
Oversize-box 70
Circles
Oversize-box 70
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin
Reel 21
Invitation (Take 1)
Oversize-box 70
Invitation (Take 2)
Oversize-box 70
Number 2
Oversize-box 70
Reel 22
Number 4
Oversize-box 70
Reel 23
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin Master II
Reel 24
Radius
Oversize-box 70
A January Tear (Take 1)
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, Nov. 1988
Reel 25
Spirits
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin
Reel 26
Spirits
Oversize-box 70
Out-Takes from Spirits Rebellious Session, Nov. 1988
Oversize-box 70
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin
Reel 27
A January Tear (Take 2)
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, Producer Bob Musso
Reel 28
Egghunt (pulled to master)
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, Producer Bob Musso
Reel 29
Jitterbug Waltz
Oversize-box 70
Radius
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin, Producer Bob Musso
Reel 30
Forgotten Game (pulled to master)
Oversize-box 70
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin
Reel 31
Forgotten Game
Oversize-box 70
Out Takes
Reel 32
Circles (cut to master)
Oversize-box 70
Spirits Rebellious
Oversize-box 70
Thomas Chapin #1, The Present
Oversize-box 70
Reel 33
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin
Reel 34
Radius (take one)
Oversize-box 70
Radius (take two)
Oversize-box 70
Bob Musso and Thomas Chapin
Reel 35
Egg Hunt, take one
Oversize-box 70
Tom Chapin
Reel 36
Cat's Paw
Oversize-box 70
Sloane
Oversize-box 70
P.A. Stage Band
Oversize-box 70
Rain, New York City [June 1988]
Oversize-box 70
Reel 37
Thomas Chapin, Phillips Academy [1975]
Oversize-box 70
Reel 38
Thomas' Radio Audition for WWUH
Oversize-box 70
Reel 39
Music Man
Oversize-box 70
Reel 40

Historical Note

Jazz saxophonist/flutist and composer (b. 1957 d. 1998) from Connecticut. Musical director of Lionel Hampton's orchestra and then leader of and participant in other ensembles, including his own trio.

Subject Headings

Separated Material

Materials Cataloged Separately

The following 11 books were removed from the collection (accession 2001-0157) and cataloged separately.

  1. Glen Alyn, I Say Me for a Parable: The Oral Autobiography of Mance Lipscomb, Texas Bluesman, Da Capo Press, 1993.
  2. Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe, Miles: The Autobiography, Simon and Schuster, 1989.
  3. Vernon Frazer, Relic's Reunions, Beneath the Underground Books, 2000.
  4. Vernon Frazer, Demolition Fedora, Potes & Poets Press Inc., 2000.
  5. Vernon Frazer, Improvisations (I-XXIV), Beneath the Underground Books, 2000.
  6. Vernon Frazer, Sing Me One Song of Evolution, Echolalia Press in association with Beneath the Underground Books, 1998.
  7. Vernon Frazer, A Slick Set of Wheels, Water Row Press, 1987. [Loose materials from inside the book can be found in box 35 of accession 2001-0157 of the Thomas Chapin Papers.]
  8. Vernon Frazer, Stay Tuned to This Channel and other stories, Beneath the Underground Books, 1999.
  9. Lloyd NcNeill, Black Line, Baobab Record Company, 1983.
  10. Charles Mingus, Beneath the Underdog, Penguin Books, 1971.
  11. Herschel Silverman and Steven Dalachinsky, Intervalsss: the poems and words of musicians, Beehive Press and Sisyphus Press, 2000.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Thomas Chapin Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Thomas Chapin Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift and purchase in 1999 and 2001-2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa Stark and Kate Crassons

Completed November 12, 2001

Additions processed by Stacey Clarke, Danielle McGregor

Last updated December 11, 2003

Encoded by Kate Crassons, Ruth E. Bryan, Danielle McGregor and Elizabeth Arnold

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.