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Finding Aid for the Dardanelle Collection (MUM00677)

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Finding Aid for the Dardanelle Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dardanelle Collection
Dates: 1951-1990
Collector: Dardanelle, 1917-1997
Physical Extent: 1 box (.417 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00677
Location: Blues Archive
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Sound recordings, concert programs, and clippings of Mississippi jazz pianist Dardanelle (Marcia Marie Mullen Hadley).

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Dardanelle Hadley.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Greg Johnson.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Dardanelle, 1917-1997
Piano music (Jazz)
Jazz musicians


78 rpm records
programs (documents)
clippings (information artifacts)

Biographical Note

Born Marcia Marie Mullen, Dardanelle Hadley (1917-1997) had a long career as a jazz pianist. She was born in Avalon, MS and grew up in Winona, MS. After studying music at Louisiana State University, she played piano for local radio stations, but quickly made a career performing with various jazz ensembles in Chicago and New York.

User Information

Prefered Citation

Dardanelle Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Dardanelle Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

List of by Dardanelle.


This collection is arranged according to format.

Container List

1.1 Concert programs
1.2 Photograph. 8"x10" black and white headshot
1.3.1 The Southern Register (Summer 1888)
1.3.2 Ole Miss Alumni Review 36/1
1.4 Clippings
1.5 Clippings
1.6 Miscellaneous
Sound Recordings
1.7 78 rpm sound discs. - Dardanelle. Piano Moods. Columbia Records C-227. [1951]
1.8 Audio cassette - Dardanelle - "Down Home Vignettes" January-February 1990 Aired on WKNO-FM and WWJC-FM
1.9 Audio cassette - Dardanelle "Down Home" 1985
1.10 Audio cassette - "Down Home" Additional copy
1.11 Audio cassette - NPR 1984-1985 Dardanelle featured on Marian McPartland's NPR radio program Piano Jazz