Photos/Visual Media

EC Box 197

· Framed b/w Don Ellis baby photos (3). 9 ¼ x 15 in.

· Permaplaque of 1) Grammy certificate of nomination in 13th Annual
Grammy Awards for ‘Don Ellis at Fillmore’ in the category of Best Jazz Performance,
large group or soloist with large group; 2) Grammy certificate of nomination
in the 16th Annual Grammy Awards for ‘Soaring’ in the category of Best Jazz
Performance by a Big Band; 3) Teaching certificate, dated August 31, 1956. 15
½ x 17 in.

EC Box 198

· Permaplaque of 1) Don Ellis birth certificate; 2) Don Ellis Seashore
Music Test. 9 ½ x 15 in.

· Permaplaque of Certificate of Membership in Phi Mu Alpha, April 28,
1976. 10 ½ x 12 ½ in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 8 x 10 in.

· Permaplaque of 1) Sunnyside High School proclamation, January 29,
1975; 2) 1967 Grammy Certificate of Nomination for ‘Live at Monterey’ in the
category of Best Jazz Performance (large group). 10 x 13 in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis playing trumpet. 8 x 10 in.

· Framed b/w cover (?) of Don Ellis. 5 x 7 in.

· Framed certificate, Performing Arts Honor Awards Committee (Los Angeles)
Award of Excellence in the Field of Performing Arts, May 30, 1974. 8 ½
x 11 in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis receiving Grammy Award at the 15th Annual
Grammy Awards. 8 x 10 in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis with James Coburn. 8 x 10 in.

· Framed color photo, ‘Four Generations of Ellis,’ 1972 (?). 5 x 7 in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis. 5 x 7 in.

· Framed b/w photo of Ellis family. 5 x 7 in.

· B/w photo of Don Ellis playing trumpet; photo by Mark Henley. 8 x
10 in.

· B/w photo of Don Ellis, University of Denver; photo by Ken Lull. 8
x 10 in.

· B/w photo of Don Ellis, circa 1976. 8 x 10 in.

· Framed note, ‘To my son.’ 5 x 7 in.

· Framed color photos of Don Ellis and his two sisters in plane. 3 x
4 in.

· Two framed color photos of Don Ellis’ sons. 3 x 4 in.

· Don Ellis West High School Diploma. 6 x 9 in.

· 1956 Boston University Commencement Announcement. 5 ½ x 6 ½
in.

· Two framed color photos of Don Ellis playing valve trombone. 3 x 4
in.

EC Box 199

· Permaplaque of Florida Junior College, 3rd Annual Jazz Festival, 1977,
presented to Mr. Don Ellis in Recognition of Outstanding Performance and Clinic
Participation, February 1, 1977. 11 x 13 ½ in.

· Framed certificate and medal of the Award for Special Distinction
from the General Alumni Association of Boston College, September 24, 1978. 11
x 14 in.

· Permaplaque of certificate from the American Society of Composers,
Authors, and Publishers that certifies on April 27, 1967 Ellis Music Enterprise
was duly elected to membership. Permaplaque of certificate from the American
Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers that certifies on April 27, 1967
Ellis Music Enterprise was duly elected to membership. 11 ½ x 14 ½
in.

· Framed letter from the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts
(New York) acknowledging that Don Ellis was a resident fellow at the Center
from September 1964 to June 1965. 8 x 10 in.

· Permaplaque of photo, Don Ellis with Zuban [sic] Mehta, Los Angeles
Philharmonic and The Don Ellis Orchestra, 1967. 10 ½ x 12 ½ in.

· Framed photo of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Don Ellis Orchestra,
1967. Taped to back of frame is a typescript of an article from the Los Angeles
Herald Examiner, Thursday, November 23, 1967, entitled "Mehta Amazes Again,
‘Contrasts’ Premiere." 10 ¼ x 12 ¼ in.

· Framed color photo of Don Ellis. 10 ½ x 13 in.

· Framed plaque, "This official NAJE (National Association of Jazz
Educators) Award is presented on behalf of millions of teachers, students and
fans in memory of Don Ellis, a native of California whose lifetime has been
dedicated to excellence in the teaching and performing of American’s art form
– jazz. Sixteenth NAJE National Convention, Town and Country Hotel, San Diego,
CA, January 12-15, 1989. Color 4 x 6-in. photo of Winston and Kay Ellis (?)
at awards ceremony glued to back of plaque. 11 ½ x 14 in.

· Framed b/w photos (2) of Don Ellis at age 2, 1936. 9 ½ x 12
in.

· Framed b/w photo of Don Ellis, c. 1935. 11 ½ x 14 ½
in.

· Plaque "Don Ellis Trumpet, New Star Jazz Critics Poll, Down Beat,
1962." 5 ½ x 7 in.

· Framed pencil & watercolor sketch of Don Ellis by Ken Orton, 1985.

12 x 15 in.