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Unpublished Scores, 1955 - 2015


Scope and Contents

Series is divided into sub-series: Choral/Vocal (Box 8, Folders 1-30), Instrumental Compositions (Box 8, Folders 31-37), Sketchbooks (Box M3), and Large Ensemble/Oversized (Boxes M4-M8). This series contains manuscript scores in pencil, ink, or photocopied, manuscript parts, and correspondence that often is concerned with the attempted publishing or performing information of the relevant composition. A notable inclusion in this series is Butler’s Doctoral Dissertation Composition from UMKC, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed (Box M6, Folders 5-6; and Boxes M7 and M8). Addendum 2 material contains additional works for Choral/Vocal (Box 9, Folders 8-12) and other arrangements (Box 10, Folders 2-5). Located in Box 8, Folders 1-37, and Boxes M3-M8, with Addendum 2 material in Box 9, Folders 8-12, and Box 10, Folders 2-5.


  • 1955 - 2015



From the Collection: 17.5 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 18 manuscript boxes, 22 photographs.)

From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (Marr: 4 boxes of A/V materials.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository