Archival Collections

The Hogan Jazz Archive holds a variety of unique archival collections, many with online finding aids that contain some digitized content. Notable collections include the American Federation of Musicians Local 174-496 Collection with board minutes and materials dating as far back as 1904, the Dominic "Nick"  LaRocca Collection containing the personal papers and scrapbooks of the founder of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, and the Robert Palmer Collection with a diverse assemblage of materials from the Rolling Stone correspondent and author of Deep Blues.
At the right, are links to our most popular online finding aids. Click here for a complete listing of online finding aids for collections housed within the Hogan Jazz Archive collections. Please note that the list does not reflect the complete holdings of the Hogan Jazz Archive. Collections that are not fully processed will not be listed online, although they may be open for research. If you have questions or concerns working with the finding aids, please contact the Special Collections staff at or 504-865-5685.