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Louis Katzman Collection

Identifier: MS-0251

Scope and Contents

The Louis Katzman Collection was a gift of Michael M. Katzman in July 2013.

Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the bulk of the manuscript collection consists of sets of band and orchestra parts, mostly for tunes arranged by Katzman. Also present are some pieces of sheet music (individual songs and collections) in which Katzman played a role as composer or arranger, as well as publications including advertising materials, discographies, and periodicals.

Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual materials contain recordings of songs composed and/or arranged Louis Katzman. The collection is consists of radio transcriptions, lacquer discs, and compact discs. In addition, there are 96 Edison Gold Mould Cylinder recordings, as well as 5 Edison Blue Amberol Cylinder recordings.


  • 1910 - 2005


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


3 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 3 Manuscript Boxes.)

3 Linear Feet (Marr: 6 Lacquer Discs, 68 Vinyl Discs, 102 Cylinders, 3 Compact Cassettes, 2 CD-Rs.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Jeff Borowiec, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist). Marr: Cody Kauhl, Andrew Hansbrough.
LaBudde: Spring 2014. Marr: 2015.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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