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William Henry Humiston Collection

Identifier: MS-0069

Scope and Contents

The William Henry Humiston Collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, was purchased from the MacDowell Colony by the University of Missouri-Kansas City in the early 1970s. The collection consists of original manuscript scores and fragments by Humiston, arrangements by Humiston of other composers' works, and published scores by Humiston and by others. Also included are items about Humiston's life and career, including biographical sketches, musical reviews and publications by Humiston; as well as miscellaneous material such as music programs, tickets, and other ephemera.


  • 1800s - 1900s


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


5 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 13 Manuscript Boxes.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Teresa L. Gipson (supervising archivist).
LaBudde: October 2007.
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Repository Details

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