Isle O' Blues Orchestra records, A1307
- Creation: 1925-1927, 1980
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Collection is open for research.
The Isle O' Blues Orchestra was formed by six Colgate students around 1923. They went on to great success as a dance orchestra and toured in both the United States and Europe under the leadership of director Lloyd Huntley. A 1926 article in the Binghamton Press reported that they had been called "America's foremost college dance organization."
Letter from John D. Van Amburgh, Sr. to Howard Williams, A1307, Isle O' Blues Orchestra records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries. "Colgate Orchestra to Play at Arlington New Year's Eve," Binghamton Press, December 26, 1926, A1307, Isle O' Blues Orchestra records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.
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- Guide to the Isle O' Blues Orchestra records
- Allyson Smally
- March 26, 2015
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