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Olene Crowley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents The Olene Trust Crowley Collection was gifted in Fall, 2012 to the Gay and Lesbian Archives of Mid-America (GLAMA) by Crowley.The Crowley collection dates from the 1960s to 1980s, and includes photographs and printed materials printed by and/or relating to the establishments and performers at various Kansas City bars/night clubs, including: the Jewel Box, Cat Balleu, Yum Yum Club, Pink Garter, Trocadero Club, and Arabian Nights (aka “The Tent”). Included are photographs of...
Dates: 1959 - 1997

Olin James Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0100
Scope and Contents

The collection consist of audio recordings of classical music, swing music, home recordings, and Army calls.

Dates: 1939 - 1958

O.T. Honey National Guard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0063
Scope and Contents

The content is from 1940-1952 and includes presidential addresses by Harry S Truman and F.D.R. as well as recordings of the 140th Infantry Band conducted by Lt. O.T. Honey. The paper materials of this collection are housed at the Missouri State Archives as the O.T. Honey National Guard Collection (MS172).

Dates: 1941 - 1952

Parody Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Contents The Parody Hall Collection was a gift of David Sanger in February 2011. Contained in the collection is a wide assortment of promotional materials for events and concerts at Parody Hall, including flyers, posters and photographs of bands and other musical artists. A financial ledger chronicling the profits of Parody Hall concerts from 1982-1985 offers an interesting glimpse into the daily business of a performance venue. Posters and calendars, ranging from 1981-1988, paint a representative...
Dates: 1981 - 1988

Patricia Huyett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0193
Scope and Contents The Patricia Huyett Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections in April 2011 by Pat Huyett. Huyett, an alumnus of and English professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, was a Renaissance woman in the truest sense of the word, and this collection reflects those broad identities. Among the jewels of this collection are her personal journals, which range in emotions from whimsical to compelling. As she documents the experience of a young girl’s journey into womanhood,...
Dates: 1953 - 2008

Patricia Stevens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0204
Scope and Contents The Patricia Stevens Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in November 2011 by Melissa Stevens, doyenne of the Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency. Inclusive dates are 1940s-2010, with the bulk in the 1975-2000 range. The collection includes correspondence, contracts, promotional material, instructional booklets, audio/visual tapes and an abundance of ephemera. Also included are several scrapbooks and photo books, highlighted by five colossal white scrapbooks documenting the...
Dates: 1948 - 2012

Paul Creston Collection

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Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Contents The Paul Creston Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by his wife, Louise Creston, in 1987. Organized into 18 series that occupy nearly 100 boxes, the manuscript collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections and consists of published and unpublished scores; music and non-music related writings, including correspondence, diaries, and notebooks; reviews and concert programs; awards and honors; scrapbooks, photographs and other miscellaneous items. The earliest...
Dates: 1943 - 1986

Paul Elias Taylor Collection

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Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of oral history recordings of Kansas City blues musicians conducted by Paul Elias Taylor in 1999.

Dates: 1999

Paul Jenkins Collection

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Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents

The collection contains lacquer disc recordings of Creston family recordings, events in Kansas City, radio broadcast recordings, advertisements for radio broadcast, and copies of classical and popular music.

Dates: 1931 - 1969

PFLAG-KC Collection

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Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Contents The PFLAG-KC Collection was a gift of Paul Hough on behalf of the Board of the Kansas City Chapter of PFLAG, in March 2011. The Collection contains a near-comprehensive set (spanning 1994-2009) of the Monthly Newsletters from the KC Chapter of PFLAG, as well as a few from other regional Chapters. There are also many Flyers, Brochures, Booklets, and other documents pertaining to Frequently Asked Questions and General Information regarding LGBT issues, as well as LGBT Resources and information...
Dates: 1977 - 2010

Pla-Mor Ballroom Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0065
Scope and Contents Photos in UMKC Digital Special CollectionsThe collection consists of 65 black-and-white photographs related to the entertainment complex formerly at Linwood and Main in Kansas City, Missouri. Included are architectural renderings of the proposed development; interior and exterior shots; bandleaders and musicians, most notably Pla-Mor band director Chic Scoggin and his orchestra;...
Dates: 1920s-1930s

Priscilla Bowman Collection

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Identifier: MS-0211
Scope and Contents The Priscilla Bowman Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in May 2012 by her daughter, Marcia Bowman Hunt. Additional material was gifted in October 2012. The collection, broken down into four series, consists of material related to the Kansas City-born jazz and rhythm-and-blues singer. The first series, Print Music, contains manuscript and published sheet music, a songbook, and lyrics sheets and notebooks compiled by Bowman. The Publicity series houses event programs and...
Dates: 1948 - 2003

Profiles in Diversity Oral Histories Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0125
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of oral history recordings from UMKC history professor, Rebecca Davis', 5585 graduate history class. The majority of the oral histories were conducted by Davis' students in the Fall of 2016 and 2019. The recordings are of individuals who were activists and much of the content in the recordings relates to their activism. Activists topics include civil rights, LGBTQ, Native Americans, Latinx, Jews, labor, and health care.

Dates: 2015 - 2019

Railroad Collection

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Identifier: MS-0073
Scope and Contents The Railroad Collection was assembled by LaBudde Special Collections at the Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri-Kansas City, from various donations over a number of years. The collection contains over 150 certificates from various railroad companies including Union Depot Horse Railroad Company; Canada Southern; Chicago & Canada Southern Railway Company; Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railroad Company; and Detroit, Monroe & Toledo Railroad Company. Also held in the...
Dates: 1800 - 1940

Raymond Scott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Scope and Contents The Raymond Scott Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Mitzi Scott, Raymond Scott’s widow, in 1993.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the original manuscript collection, which encompasses much of Scott’s career until 1980, is organized into 11 series: manuscript music scores; published music; correspondence; news clippings; journals, diaries and scrapbooks; production notes; personal; engineering and inventions; miscellaneous; oversized...
Dates: 1932 - 2009

Regional Clubs and Organizations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Contents The Regional Clubs & Organizations Collection is housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections. Developed over the years from various donations, the collection consists of assorted material – booklets, programs, news clippings, tickets, ribbons, etc. – related to various clubs and organizations, primarily in Kansas City. Material is contained in two boxes and is organized alphabetically by club/organization name. An Addendum section includes later additions to...
Dates: 1840 - 1980

Rewi Alley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-7
Scope and Contents

This material consists of correspondence between New Zealand-born writer and political activist Rewi Alley and Edgar Snow, and includes discussions of personal matters, trips, mutual acquaintances, publications, and world and Chinese conditions. The papers also include Rewi Alley's poetry and photographs.

Dates: 1930-1971

Richard “Colonel” Ware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0223
Scope and Contents The Richard “Colonel” Ware Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in November 2012 by his son Bradley Ware. Materials date from the late 1940s through the mid-1970s. The collection reflects Ware’s years as a sales and promotion representative for RCA, Capitol and Columbia Records. There is an abundance of marketing ephemera, including, musical programs, promotional booklets, periodicals, album inserts, flyers, photographs, etc. There are also company orientation materials as...
Dates: 1963 - 1976

Richard Gray Film Studies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0134
Scope and Contents The Richard Gray Film Studies Collection was purchased from Gray by the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1973. Housed in the LaBudde Special Collections at the Miller Nichols Library, the collection consists of photographic publicity stills from various films from the 1920s-1960s.Included are:An American in Paris, Breaking the Sound Barrier, Brief Encounter, The Five Thousand Fingers of Dr. T, Great Expectations, Hamlet, Helen of Troy, The Innocents, Les Liasons Dangereuses, The Little...
Dates: undated

Richard & Mary Jane Miller (KWKI Radio) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0274
Scope and Contents The Richard and Mary Jane Miller (KWKI Radio) Collection was transferred in May 2015 to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library from Frank Absher, executive director of the St. Louis Media History Foundation. The bulk of the collection consists of company memos related to KWKI 93.3 FM Kansas City during its stint as a soul music radio station from 1971-73. Most of the memos originate from Richard J. Miller, president of the St. Louis-based parent company Communications Fund Inc. (CFI), which at the...
Dates: 1971 - 1974

Richard Pirodsky Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0036
Scope and Contents

Radio producer and media manager, Richard Pirodsky donated his collection of radio broadcasts to the Marr Sound Archives in August 2012. The collection includes open reel audiotapes and cassettes that Pirodsky collected and produced.

Dates: 1927 - 1994

Richard W. Bolling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents The Richard W. Bolling Collection was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in 1992 from Nona Bolling, wife of the late U.S. Congressman from Missouri who served from 1949 to 1983. Housed in LaBudde Special Collections (audio/visual materials are located in the Marr Sound Archives), the collection is an invaluable primary resource in such areas as 20th-century history, political science, and particularly U.S. Congressional history; and has been consulted by a variety of researchers....
Dates: 1931 - 1997

Robert Brookmeyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0004
Scope and Contents The Robert Brookmeyer Collection consists of manuscript scores and copies of manuscript scores created for performance by jazz ensembles. The vast majority of the material was either composed or arranged by Robert Brookmeyer, although there are five arrangements by jazz musician and composer Bill Holman. The manuscripts date from 1958 to 1982 with the majority having been created between the years 1979-1982.The collection is arranged in three series: Jazz Ensemble Compositions,...
Dates: 1961 - 1982

Robert E. Rosenwald Collection of Westport High School Materials

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-27
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Robert E. Rosenwald, a classmate of Edgar Snow's in grade school and high school, in May 1987.

This collection contains a 1923 yearbook and the thirty-first annual commencement program for Westport High School of Kansas City, Missouri. Edgar Snow was a 1923 graduate from the high school and is listed in the commencement program.

Dates: 1923

Robert M. Snyder Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0161
Scope and Contents The Snyder Collection began as the private collection of Robert M. Snyder, Jr., a prominent Kansas City businessman in the early part of the 20th century. The collection was purchased by William Volker after the death of Snyder in 1937. That same year, Volker anonymously donated the entire collection, then equaling some 14,000 titles, to the University of Kansas City (now...
Dates: 1672-1976

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Allen, Marjorie Powell, 1929-1992 1
Alley, Rewi (1897-1987) 1
Alliance Francaise de Kansas City (1963-) 1
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American Association of University Women- Kansas City 1
Ames, William (March 20, 1901-1987) 1
Ancel, Judy 1
Anderson, Bernard "Step Buddy" Hartwell, 1919 - 1997 1
Appert, Donald L. 1
Asby, Billy G., Sr. (August 17, 1926-June 1, 2010) 1
Ashby, Harold (March 27, 1925-June 13, 2003) 1
Ayres, Thomas (January 1917-February 22, 1990) 1
Babcock, Eleanor 1
Bachmann, Monica, 1948- 1
Baird, David Olen, 1951- 1
Baley, Virko (1938) 1
Balfour, Carlton (1885-1945) 1
Ballou, Esther Williamson, 1915-1973 1
Barnekov, Kiell V. 1
Basse, David (November 14, 1954) 1
Bazell, Marciem, 1951-2014 1
Beach, Amy (Marcy Cheney), 1867-1944 1
Beale, James, 1924-2010 1
Beauchamp, John A. 1
Beeson, Jack, 1921-2010 1
Behrens, Jack, 1935- 1
Beijing Museum 1
Bell, Allan (Allan Harvey), 1941-2020 1
Below, Robert 1
Bemberg, H. (Herman), 1859-1931 1
Berkley, Eliot S. (1924-September 17, 2012) 1
Berlin, Ernest Samuel (June 12, 1917-2015) 1
Bertram, James M. (1910-1993) 1
Bezanson, Philip (January 6, 1916-March 11, 1975) 1
Blumenfeld, Harold (October 15, 1923) 1
Boatwright, Howard (March 16, 1918-February 20, 1999) 1
Bodine, Walt (Walton Marshall), 1920- 1
Boldridge, Emerson Cornelius (May 23, 1924-July 22, 2007) 1
Bolling, Richard (Walker), 1916-1991 1
Bottje, Will Gay, 1925-2018 1
Bowers, Frederick V., 1874-1961 1
Bowman, Priscilla (May 30, 1928-July 24, 1988) 1
Brenner, Walter (January 21, 1906-December 19, 1969) 1
Brewer, Tim 1
Brings, Allen (February 24, 1934) 1
Brookmeyer, Bob (Robert Edward), 1929-2011 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buebendorf, Francis (1912-1991) 1
Burleigh, Cecil, 1885-1980 1
Burr, C. H. 1
Burt, N. J. 1
Busch, Carl, 1862-1943 1
Bush, Gladys Blakely (December 12, 1898) 1
Butler, Eugene, 1935 - 1
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946 1
Calland, Fred (Calland, Frederick Fremont) (October 25, 1923-October 22, 1999) 1
Camble, Alwyne (June 3, 1925-April 21, 1977) 1
Carstenson, Blanche Emily Williams (1907-October 2, 2002) 1
Carstenson, Cecil C. (January 3, 1991) 1
Chaikin, Judy 1
Chavez, Gene T. 1
Cheatham, Jeannie (August 4, 1937) 1
Cheatham, Jimmy (Cheatham, James R.) (June 18, 1924-January 12, 2007) 1
Cheever, E. C. 1
Children's Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, Mo.) 1
Clayton, Buck (Wilbur Dorsey), 1911-1991 1
Clough-Leighter, H. (Henry), 1874-1956 1
Coleman, Gehrig (November 15, 1953-January 12, 2018) 1
Collins, Chris 1
Condell, James F. (October 10, 1921-September 4, 1998) 1
Constantin, Diane 1
Conyers, Carolyn (1939) 1
Cook, Michael A. 1
Cookingham, L. Perry (Laurie Perry) (October 23, 1896-July 22, 1992) 1
Coon, Lloyd L. 1
Coterie Theatre 1
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