Archival collection Michael Goldstein Collection

Summary
Collection Number:
ARC-0139
Dates:
Bulk, 1967-1970; Inclusive, 1967-1993
Size:
1.33 Linear feet (1 Hollinger box, 1 flat box) 
Language(s):
English
Citation:

[Identification of Item], Michael Goldstein Collection, Library and Archives, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Abstract:
New York City publicist who worked with Jimi Hendrix. Contains clippings, printed ephemera, photographs, and press releases.
Finding Aid Permalink:
http://catalog.rockhall.com/catalog/ARC-0139
Scope and Contents note

The Michael Goldstein Collection spans the years 1967 to 1993, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1967 and 1970. The collections consists of clippings, printed ephemera, photographs, and press releases related to Jimi Hendrix and other various artists with whom Goldstein worked. The Collection provides documentation of Hendrix's short yet influential music career.

Biographical Notes

Michael Goldstein is a New York City publicist who served as Jimi Hendrix's press manager and publicist from 1967 until Hendrix's death in 1970.

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix, November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is one of the most influential electric guitarists in rock music, and was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

Sources

Lawrence, Sharon. Jimi Hendrix: The Intimate Story of a Betrayed Musical Legend. New York: Harper Collins. 2006.

Custodial History note

The Michael Goldstein Collection was received by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, Inc. as a gift from Goldstein on December 31, 1991.

Separated Materials

Periodicals have been transferred to the library collection. Please search for the "Michael Goldstein Collection" in the library catalog for a list of donated titles. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, consult the Library and Archives staff to ensure these materials are available. Some items are on exhibit. Consult the Library and Archives staff for more information.

Processing Information

Processed by Rachel Somerville, Project Archivist. Completed December 14, 2011. Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS and local processing manual.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. Patrons must sign the Acknowledgment of Legal Responsibilities and Privacy Rights statement on the Researcher Registration form before using this collection. Consult the Library and Archives in advance of your visit to ensure access to these materials is available.

Conditions Governing Use note

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library and Archives.

Collection Inventory
Item Materials
Clippings, 1968-1992
Box: 2, Folder: 1-2 (Documents)
Box: 1, Folder: 1-3 (Documents)
Ephemera, 1967-1993
Box: 2, Folder: 3 (Documents)
Photographs, undated
Box: 2, Folder: 4 (Documents)
Press releases, 1968-1970
Box: 2, Folder: 5-6 (Documents)