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Bix Beiderbecke: Ephemera

Links to our available resources on Bix Beiderbecke and the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival.

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Ephemera – Bix

Ephemera – Bix


Fruhling, Larry. “Filming in the Field of Dreams – A Tale of Italy”. Iowa Commerce. Jun/Jul 2000. 38-44. Print. (periodical)

“Bix Beiderbecke Centennial Birthday Celebration – Preserving a National Treasure”. Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society. 18 Jun 2003. Print (sponsorship form)

McDonald, Julie Jensen. Remembering Bickie – a monologue by Agatha Hilton Beiderbecke, the mother of Bix Beiderbecke. 2007. Print. (monologue)

“Free Bix concert in the park”. Friends of Vander Veer. 30 July 2005. Print. (postcard)

“The Beiderbecke family church”. First Presbyterian Church. 2009. Print. (flier)

Sundeen, Rick. “Bix Beiderbecke and the Titanic”. Oct 2011. Print. (essay)

“Bix Porch Party”. Davenport Public Library. 1998, 2004. Print. (fliers)

“Membership form”. Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society. ca 2000’s. Print (flier)

“Bix”. Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society. ca 2010. Print (flier)

“Ticket Order form”. Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival. 1980’s, 2001, 2003. Print (fliers)

“Entry forms & info brochures”. Bix 7 Run. 1994-2014. Print (flier)


OS Ephemera – Bix


Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival annual posters for Bix Fest 1973-2004. Map Case #2 Drawer #11

Bix 7 Road Race posters. 1984, 1985, 1995, 1999, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014. Map Case #2 Drawer #12 Folder 19

Bix film premiere poster. 1991. Map Case #2 Drawer #12 Folder 19

Wundram, Bill. "A Big Bash for Bix". Times-Democrat.  04 Aug 1971 p. People Section Map Case #2 Drawer #12 Folder 19

Denison, Ben. "Rehearsing Davenport Blues". 1981. art reproductions. Map Case #2 Drawer #12 Folder 19