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A Baltimore jazz archivist known for her work on the Smithsonian's Duke Ellington papers has died in New Jersey.

Ann Byrnes Kuebler started her career as a volunteer at Archives Center of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington. She helped make 200,000 pages of music and documents in the Smithsonian's Ellington collection public and became a noted Ellington scholar.

Kuebler went to Rutgers in 2001 and was the lead archivist on its Mary Lou Williams collection. She also helped the university acquire the collection of pianist and composer James P. Johnson.

A former supervisor at Rutgers says Keebler died of a brain aneurysm at a hospital in Atlantic City. She was 61.

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