Contract for B.B. King and Orchestra

Created by
Buffalo Booking Agency, American, founded 1950
Subject of
King, B.B., American, 1925 - 2015
Johnson, Evelyn J., American
Date
August 18, 1955
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Description
A typewritten ink on Buffalo Booking Agency letterhead, contract "No. 3016" for a performance of "Four hours with usual intermission." Signature of B.B. King in lower left corner. It is unsigned by the second party.
Place depicted
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Type
contracts
Topic
Blues (Music)
Business
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2012.172.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e7c993e-5318-4250-9ecc-8c59635a484b
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