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BENNY CARTER COLLECTION, 1928-2000
# 757

(67.5 cubic feet, 135 boxes and 3 oversize map folders)

Series 4: AWARDS AND PROCLAMATIONS

Box Folder Description
132 1 Songwriters Guild:Certificate of Membership, 1949
Hot Club of France: Grand Prix du Disque de Jazz, 1961. Cover letter dated 1/18/62
Hollywood Press Club: Special Appreciation, 1976
133 1 American Song Festival Judge, framed, 1976
132 1 The League of Allied Arts Corporation, 12/14/79
Michigan Jazz Record Collectors: Certificate of Recognition, 08/30/84
Proclamation: Benny Carter Day in San Francisco, 12/05/85
Scottish Society of Composers: Honorary Membership, 06/30/87
City of New York: Proclamation, 08/06/87
135 2 American Society of Music Arrangers: Happy Birthday, framed, 1987
132 1 City of Los Angeles: Congratulations, 03/21/88
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Composer, 1988
Smithsonian Institution: James Smithson Medal, 11/30/90
2 Governor, State of California: Black History Month Recognition, 02/21/91
City of Los Angeles: Commendation, 02/24/91
Lieutenant Governor, State of California: Commendation, 04/21/91
City of Cleveland: Proclamation of Welcome, 04/21/91
133 2 Osaka Blue Note Award: Warmest Appreciation, framed, 09/09-16/91
132 2 Charlin Jazz Society: Satchmo Award, 10/31/92
National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS): Certificate of Recognition, Best Instrumental Composition, 1992
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance, 1992
City of New York: Proclamation, Benny Carter Day [photocopy], 10/08/93
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, 1993
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, 1994
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Best Instrumental Composition, 1994
NARAS: Certificate of Recognition, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, 1994
135 1 Orange County Urban League: Duke Ellington Memorial Award, framed, 03/11/94
132 3 NARAS: President's Merit Award, 02/23/96
California State Senate: Certificate of Recognition, 05/26/96
"Ros and Barrie:" 90th Birthday Greetings, 11/17/97
City of Los Angeles: 90th Birthday Recognition,11/17/97
City of Los Angeles: Commendation, 12/7-14/97
133 1 Professional Musicians Local 47: 90th Birthday Appreciation, framed, 1997
134 1 Beverly Hills West Links: Jazz Legend Award, framed, 1997
132 3 Young Saints: Guardian Angel Award, 09/26/99
Senate, State of California: Certificate of Recognition, 10/24/99
National Academy of Jazz: Thanks, n.d.

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