African-American Sheet Music, 1850 -1920
This collection (searchable by subject, composer, publisher, illustrator, and title) provides access to digital images of 1,305 pieces of sheet music at Brown University dating from 1850 through 1920.
Hoagy Carmichael Collection
The largest holding of Hoagy Carmichael materials (scores, manuscripts, correspondence, and recordings) in the world. It includes a complete catalog, access to digitized images, and supplemental research information.
Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection
This site primarily deals with traditional New Orleans jazz. It focuses on photographs and audio recordings of musicians and bands primarily active in New Orleans, and musical instruments from the collections of the Louisiana State Museum.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum at Queens College contains Armstrong's vast personal collection of photographs, papers, scrapbooks, commercial recordings, private recordings, memorabilia, and musical instruments. The web site includes a tour of the house, changing online exhibits, a biography, and a bibliography and discography.
William P. Gottlieb Collection
The William P. Gottlieb Collection, comprising over sixteen hundred photographs of celebrated jazz artists, documents the jazz scene from 1938 to 1948, primarily in New York City and Washington, DC