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Boldridge, Emerson Cornelius (May 23, 1924-July 22, 2007)



  • Existence: May 23, 1924 - July 22, 2007


Emerson Cornelius Boldridge was born May 23, 1924 in Lexington, Louisiana. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, serving until 1946. He spent a substantial part of his life in the Kansas City area. Throughout his life he was an avid collector of a variety of musical genres and mediums. During his later years he volunteered with the UMKC libraries and Marr Sound Archives. He died in Kansas City, MO on July 22, 2007.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

E. C. Boldridge Collection

Identifier: MS-0075
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mostly of recordings of radio broadcast programming from Kansas City that specialized in the jazz genre.

Dates: 1940 - 1997