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Hogan Jazz Archive

A general overview of the Hogan Jazz Archive collection and other helpful research resources for the study of the musical culture of New Orleans.

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What are archives?
Archives are non-circulating and non-current records of individuals, groups, institutions, and governments that contain information of enduring value. Archival repositories select, preserve, and make available these records.

What will I find in Hogan Jazz Archive collections?
The Hogan Jazz Archive is a division of Tulane University Special Collections, and its collections represent assist the research of New Orleans music, including jazz, ragtime, gospel, blues, rhythm and blues, Creole songs, and other related and regional styles. The archival collections include oral histories, recorded music, photographs, films, manuscript collections, correspondence, sheet music and orchestrations, files of clippings and bibliographic references, books, and periodicals. To learn more about accessing Hogan Archive collections maintained by TUSC, visit, or email


Members of the Young Tuxedo Brass Band at parade

Young Tuxedo Brass Band, Ralston Crawford Collection of Jazz Photography



This guide provides a general overview of collections and other helpful research resources for the study of New Orleans music and culture. For assistance with Hogan Jazz Archive collections, please contact the Special Collections Research Services Unit at or 504-865-5685.

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