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Joseph K. Redmond Jr. Collection

Identifier: MS-0007

Scope and Contents

The Joseph K. Redmond, Jr. Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Redmond's wife, Virginia Redmond, in 1996. Redmond was a theatre manager for the Uptown and Tower theatres in Kansas City, Missouri; he collected material about theatres, both movie and stage, primarily in Kansas City. The collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, dates from 1875 to 1996, with the majority of the material being concentrated between 1930 and 1945. The collection includes photographs, movie advertisements, promotional material, newspaperand magazine clippings, theatre programs, notes, payroll and other theatre expense logs.

Recordings from Kansas City promoter, advertiser, and singer, Joseph K. Redmond


  • 1935 - 1996


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


3 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 3 Manuscript Boxes, 3 Photograph Boxes.)

0.3 Linear Feet (Marr: 17 Lacquer Discs.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: unknown; Reprocessed: Teresa Gipson. Marr: Cody Kauhl, Andrew Hansbrough.
LaBudde: unknown; Reprocessed: January 2007. Marr: 2014.
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Repository Details

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