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A. W. Perry’s Sons Collection

Identifier: MS-0011

Scope and Contents

The A.W. Perry's Sons Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Cory Helms, great-grandson of A.W. Perry, in 1991. The collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, consists of material related to A.W. Perry's Sons Publishing, including material of Philip B. Perry (one of A.W.'s sons), who was a composer. Included in the collection are issues of Perry's Musical Magazine, sheet music, manuscript music scores, catalogs, advertisements, business records, correspondence, newspaper clippings, family photographs, cut art, printing plates and other miscellaneous items.


  • 1880 - 1972


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


3 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 7 Manuscript Boxes.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Brett J. Fuelberth, Amy Leimkuhler (supervising archivist).
LaBudde: June 1997.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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