J.W. Jenkins’ Sons Collection
Scope and Contents
The J.W. Jenkins’ Sons Collection primarily consists of instructional booklets published by the Jenkins Music Company, dating from the late 1800s to 1970. The collection is divided into four categories. The first group contains instructional materials for beginning piano. The next group is band and orchestra books for beginning to advanced instruction. The third category consists of catalogs of music materials by Jenkins. The final category contains miscellaneous items related to the company, including songbooks, flash cards, piano care booklets, advertisements and other various items.
The J.W. Jenkins’ Sons Collection Addendum was gifted to the UMKC Libraries. The addendum includes Jenkins’ Dance Band sheet music for wind band.
- 1916 - 1970
- J. W. Jenkins' Sons (Organization)
- Jenkins, John Wesley (Person)
- Jenkins, John Woodward (Person)
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status is unknown
2 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 4 Manuscript Boxes.)
Language of Materials
- LaBudde: Teresa L. Gipson, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist).
- LaBudde: December 2008; Addendum 1: February 2018.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository