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Articles and clippings promoting concerts of the Original Coon-Sanders Orchestra. Several of these articles are photocopies of full newspaper pages, collected from New York Times, Kansas City Star, and Atlanta Journal. The dates range from 1921 to 1933., 1921-1933

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Located in box 1 (except two oversized folders, located in box 2), this series contains various items from and about Carleton Coon and the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Orchestra. There are letters of correspondence; a painting by Coon; official documents (e.g. Wedding Certificate); articles and periodicals about the orchestra; promotional materials; and other miscellaneous items.


  • 1921-1933



From the Collection: 1.9 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 2 boxes.)

From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet (Marr: 11 16mm Films.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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