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Solita Palmer Collection

Identifier: MS-0051

Scope and Contents

The Solita Palmer Collection is archived at the UMKC Miller Nichols Library.

Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials contain correspondence, biographies, band music, manuscript scores, miscellaneous, published music, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the composer.

Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual materials consist of test pressings and demos of songs written by Solita Palmer and Emerson Yorke. Included are several commercial releases of “Little League” and “This is Baseball.”


  • 1892 - 1988


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


1.5 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 1 Manuscript Box.)

1.2 Linear Feet (Marr: 67 Grooved Discs.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: unknown; Reprocessed: Patricia Altamirano, Teresa L. Gipson (supervising archivist). Marr: Carrie Wade, Andrew Hansbrough.
LaBudde: unknown; Reprocessed: November 2006. Marr: 2014.
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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