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Rockhill Homes Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0269
Scope and Contents The Rockhill Homes Association Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections by Jim Wanser on behalf of the association in February 2015. Included are general business reports; correspondence; Landmark Commission dockets; Nelson-Atkins zoning issues; reference materials and various publications.More material was incorporated inSpring 2015, as well as addenda in 2016 and 2017.Addendum I contains additional general businessand financial documents, correspondence, and reference...
Dates: 1910 - 2016

Ron Rooks Collection

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Identifier: MS-0146
Scope and Contents The Ron Rooks Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in September 2008 by Nancy Rooks, wife of the late Ron Rooks. The collection contains items from the Music Exchange, a large and popular record store in Kansas City that Rooks owned and ran from 1979 until his death in 2006. The collection has a strong focus on popular music culture from the 1970s to early 2000s, reflected in the wide range of materials from artist write-ups, magazines and articles, concert and album posters,...
Dates: 1942 - 2005

Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection

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Identifier: MS-0133
Scope and Contents

The Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other correspondence during World War II primarily between Rosemary Nevin and Sidney Tremble. The collection also includes correspondence from other Nevin and Tremble relatives and friends before and during the War as well as a small number of photographs and military ephemera.

Dates: 1921 - 1945

Ruth Rhoden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of DVDs, VHS Tapes, and U-matic tapes of Ruth's Music Corner, a public access television program hosted by Ruth Rhoden from 1988-1996. The collection contains many interviews and recordings of live performances by Kansas City jazz musicians. Other recordings include live performances and raw footage from Kansas City Alive, where Ruth had her own jazz-oriented segment, which evolved into Ruth’s Music Corner.

Dates: 1977 - 2004

Scoop Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Contents The Scoop Phillips Collection was gifted in December 2009 to LaBudde Special Collections by Jim Phillips, his brother. The collection dates from 1966 to 1992 and contains primarily material related to the gay community in Kansas City, including a number of essays Phillips published while at Park College that address various aspects of gay life in Kansas City and the Midwest. Also included are local and national publications, materials related to the Pink Triangle Political Coalition, and...
Dates: 1966 - 1992

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0387
Scope and Contents Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid (PDF).Sheet Music in UMKC Digital Special Collections: Kansas City, World War I and World War II. The Sheet Music Collection consists of tens of thousands of commercially published titles broken down into six imprint...
Dates: 1790s - 2000s

Sidney Willens Collection

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Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several recorded speeches of Harold Roe Bartle, the 47th mayor of Kansas City.

Dates: 1989

Sister Cities Collection

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Identifier: MS-0140
Scope and Contents The Sister Cities Collection contains photographs and ephemera from various events and activities conducted during the visit of a delegation from Seville, Spain – Kansas City’s first sister city.The collection is contained in one manuscript box and divided into 14 folders. The material has been sorted into three categories: miscellaneous, photographs and news clippings. The miscellaneous includes invitations, souvenir booklets, programs and postcards. The photographs are mostly...
Dates: October 1967

Snow Family Correspondence

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Identifier: KC-19-41
Scope and Contents This copy of a letter was sent to E. Grey Dimond by Kenneth Krakauer, whose father was a business acquaintance of Edgar Snow's father.The letter is from Edgar Snow, dated August 22, 1932, to his father, James Edgar Snow. It describes the Chinese commemorative stamps Edgar sent to his father, an avid stamp collector. It also tells of the current political situation in China, such as Japan controlling Manchuria and the potential for Communists in the country to start a...
Dates: 1932 August 22

Solita Palmer Collection

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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...
Dates: 1892 - 1988

Song Sheet Collection

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Identifier: MS-0141

Stephen R. Johnson Collection

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Identifier: MS-0341
Scope and Contents The Stephen R. Johnson Collection was gifted to the UMKC University Libraries by Debra F. Johnson and Russell Johnson in March 2016.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection contains a diverse assortment of materials from the music video and television director, animator, painter, and writer’s personal and professional life. There are awards and accolades, storyboards and screenplays, and newspaper clippings about Johnson’s work. There are photographs of...
Dates: 1890 - 2012

Steve Miller Collection

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Identifier: MS-0200
Scope and Contents The Steve Miller Collection was a gift to the University Libraries in September 2011. Materials date from 1951-2012, with the majority of non-musical materials originating from the 1980s and 1990s. The impressive bulk of this collection can be found in the music manuscripts. Contained are over one thousand pieces of music, including pieces that are original arrangements and pieces that were performed by Miller’s ensembles.Most non-musical items in the collection give a wide...
Dates: 1913 - 2007

Stuart MacKay Collection

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Identifier: MS-0172
Scope and Contents

The Stuart MacKay Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Department of Special Collections in May 2010. The collection consists primarily of jazz and classical music arrangements by John Saunders for MacKay’s woodwind quintet and band. These manuscripts are undated and unpublished. Included also are copies of two published MacKay compositions, fake books, bassoon and woodwind scores, a theory textbook, and some promotional material and personal papers. Inclusive dates are 1938-1986.

Dates: 1938 - 1986

Sue Vicory Collection

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Identifier: MS-0328
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of raw video recordings of interviews and live performances of Kansas City jazz and blues musicians that were used to create the 2011 documentary "Kansas City Jazz & Blues: Past, Present & Future", produced and directed by Sue Vicory.

Dates: 2007 - 20012

Suzanne Statland Collection

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Identifier: MS-0137
Scope and Contents The Suzanne Statland Collection in Holocaust Studies was created in 1991 when Dr. Harry Statland established an endowment in honor of his late wife, a researcher and collector on the subject. Focusing on the rise and reign of Nazism and the ensuing Holocaust, the collection consists of published and manuscript material such as books, periodicals, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, reports, interviews and oral histories, and propaganda and miscellaneous items....
Dates: 1973-1987

T.E. Roderick Collection

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Identifier: MS-0217
Scope and Contents The T. E. Roderick Collection was transferred from New Mexico State University to LaBudde Special Collections, UMKC Miller Nichols Library, in 2009. This collection contains the business correspondence of Roderick ranging in date from 1912-1914. These business correspondence discuss details relevant to the conglomeration of 27 separate farms into a single new company that would be called Ozark Peach and Apple Farm Co. Roughly half of the farms were already active orchards, with the...
Dates: 1912 - 1914

Ted Malone Collection

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Identifier: MS-0187
Scope and Contents The Ted Malone Collection was gifted to UMKC Libraries in November 2010, with addendum material gifted in April 2012. It contains materials related to his extensive career as a radio and television personality.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials contain over 4,000 program scripts for various radio venues he hosted. Also included are personal and business correspondence, promotional material, periodicals, travel literature, and a daunting selection of...
Dates: 1864 - 2003

The Great Tichborne Case Collection

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Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents The Great Tichborne Case Collection is housed in the LaBudde Special Collections of the UMKC Miller Nichols Library. It is a lean but significant collection of ephemera and other items documenting the celebrated 19th-century legal case in the United Kingdom of Arthur Orton, an impostor who claimed to be missing heir Sir Roger Tichborne. Orton’s conduct was so outrageous that it was the target for much fodder in newspapers and other publications. The collection highlights the vast notoriety...
Dates: 1871 - 1898

Theodore Lawrence Painting Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0148
Scope and Contents The Theodore Lawrence Painting Company Collection was a gift from Barbara Millman, granddaughter of Lawrence, to LaBudde Special Collections in February 2009. Although the collection is scant, it contains significant insight into Lawrence and the successful painting business he developed in Kansas City, Missouri, beginning in 1903. Included is biographical information, correspondence, promotional material, periodicals containing articles on Lawrence, news clippings, photographs and other...
Dates: 1903 - 1976

Theodore (Ted) Dreher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0077
Scope and Contents The Theodore (Ted) Dreher Collection was donated to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in December 2007 by David Paul Dreher (grandson) and Ted Dreher (son). The manuscript collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections, while the sound recordings are held in the Marr Sound Archives. The collection, which includes material from the 1910s to the 1990s, is contained in 21 manuscript boxes and is divided into series: Manuscript Scores, Musicals, Music Notebooks, Correspondence, and...
Dates: 1913 - 1994

Thomas Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0279
Scope and Contents The Thomas Weaver Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Thomas Weaver’s wife, Dera Weaver, in November 2014. It consists almost entirely of musical scores in the classical tradition. These scores have been separated by title, and stored with all related materials (parts, sketches, pre-composition, notes) in their own unique folder. Box 1, folder 6 contains Weaver’s only published score, Seven Dialogues: For Flute and Bb Clarinet. The remainder of Weaver’s scores are...
Dates: 1940 - 1973

Tom Wells and Geri St. Clair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0052
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of laquer discs recordings of Joe Hamm.

Dates: 1938

U. S. Epperson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0107
Scope and Contents The U.S. Epperson Collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The collection consists of material related to Kansas City businessman and philanthropist Uriah Spray Epperson and his wife Mary Elizabeth Weaver Epperson, whose palatial home at 5200 Cherry Street was willed to the University after Mrs. Epperson’s death in 1939. The Epperson House has served as a number of different types of offices, classrooms and spaces at UMKC over the years,...
Dates: 1893 - 1939

Universal Underwriters Group Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Contents The Universal Underwriters Group Collection was the gift of Pat Fischer at Zurich in North America (formerly Universal Underwriters Group). Contained in the collection are a wide variety of documents that represent both the history of the company as well as more day-to-day business matters. A great many magazine advertisements and brochures are here as well, along with some awards (certificates, plaques). The collection boasts a large collection of various newsletters and publications, as...
Dates: 1930 - 2008

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Roche, Edward 2
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A.W. Perry's Sons 1
Abel, Milt (Milton Addison Abel), 1928-2006 1
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Albright, William (October 20, 1944-September 9, 1998) 1
Aldridge, Robert Livingston, 1954- 1
Allen, Marjorie Powell, 1929-1992 1
Alley, Rewi (1897-1987) 1
Alliance Francaise de Kansas City (1963-) 1
Alpha Music Productions 1
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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