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Stephen R. Johnson Collection

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

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

Steven R. Pierce Collection

Identifier: MS-0180
Scope and Contents The Steven R. Pierce Collection was gifted in July 2010 to LaBudde Special Collections by Pierce. The collection ranges in dates from 1983-1993 and contains a plethora of information dealing with the AIDS epidemic during a period when there was much trepidation and ignorance regarding this disease. The materials within this collection are focused on education; myth busting and bringing overall awareness to the forefront.Numerous entities came together to fight not only for the...
Dates: 1980 - 1999

Stuart MacKay Collection

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 These manuscripts are undated and unpublished.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

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 - 2012

Suzanne Statland Collection

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: 1873 - 1987

T.E. Roderick Collection

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

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

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

The Kangaroo Humor Magazine

Identifier: KC-23-8-00
Scope and Contents Students debuted The Kangaroo humor magazine in April 1937, the same year the University of Kansas City's student council moved to adopt the kangaroo as the university's official mascot. The kangaroo did not appear on the magazine's cover until the second issue in May 1937. By Fall 1937, Kasey Kangaroo was born as the official mascot. The following year, magazine staff contacted Walt Disney for a drawing of Kasey Kangaroo in his style. Disney's artwork appears on...
Dates: 1937-1940

The University Review Records

Identifier: KC-1-261
Scope and Contents

The University Review Records contain administrative documents related to creating, editing, and publishing the literary magazine.

Of note are published volumes dating between Spring 1935 up to Summer 1971. Select volumes from the 1940s are available to view on-site at Miller Nichols Library's Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.

Dates: 1934-1971

Theodore Lawrence Painting Company 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

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

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

Identifier: MS-0052
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of laquer discs recordings of Joe Hamm.

Dates: 1938

U. S. Epperson 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

UMKC Conservatory Catalogs and Bulletins

Identifier: KC-4-00-001
Scope and Contents

This series contains course catalogues and bulletins from the previous iterations of the UMKC Conservatory: The Kansas City Conservatory of Music (or the Conservatory of Music of Kansas City); the Horner Institute of Fine Arts; the Cranston School of Music; the Horner Institute-Kansas City Conservatory; and the Kansas City-Horner Conservatory of Music. The publications date from 1906 to 1957, from before the institution merged with the University of Kansas City in 1959.

Dates: 1906-1957

UMKC Conservatory Yearbooks

Identifier: KC-23-5
Scope and Contents

This collection contains yearbooks from the Kansas City Conservatory of Music dating from before and after the institution merged with the University of Kansas City. Most of the yearbooks date from before the merge.

Dates: 1942-1943, 1947, 1954-1959,1969

UMKC University Archives Artifacts, Ephemera, and Memorabilia

Identifier: KC-25-8
Scope and Contents

The UMKC University Archives Artifacts, Ephemera, and Memorabilia is an artificial collection of paper materials and objects that were originally produced to only have short-term use. However, they have since been kept at the University Archives as historical artifacts and memorabilia because they have historical research interest. This collection includes news articles about the University of Kansas City and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dates: 1936-1972, undated

UMKC University Archives Subject Files

Identifier: KC-25-6
Scope and Contents

The UMKC University Archives Subject Files is an artificial collection of documents related to the University of Missouri-Kansas City's history and operations. The files contain articles, internal university documents, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to university offices, departments, centers, and institutes; academic programs; university personnel; student activities; and major campus events.

Dates: 1895-1992, undated

Universal Underwriters Group 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

University of Kansas City and University of Missouri--Kansas City Catalogs and Bulletins

Identifier: KC-1-91-00-001
Scope and Contents This record group sub-series includes course catalogs and bulletins for the University of Kansas City and the University of Missouri--Kansas City dating 1930 to the present. Each catalog contains information about the university, schools and colleges, academic programs, and course offerings. There are instances when catalogs are split into two volumes for specific years: an undergraduate catalog and a graduate and professional catalog.The university began to publish the catalog...
Dates: 1930-2022

University of Kansas City and University of Missouri--Kansas City Commencement Programs

Identifier: KC-1-91-00-003
Scope and Contents This record group sub-series contains programs and invitations to commencement ceremonies held at the University of Kansas City and the University of Missouri--Kansas City dated from 1936 to the present. Later years include programs for mid-year commencements held in December in addition to commencements held in May. Each program lists information on the event's orders of ceremonies, speaker names, and the names of graduates and their earned degrees under their corresponding schools and...
Dates: 1936-2023

University of Kansas City and University of Missouri-Kansas City Directories

Identifier: KC-1-372-00-005
Scope and Contents This series contains directories listing faculty, staff, and/or students with their contact information. The University of Kansas City began publishing directories in 1937. The University of Missouri—Kansas City ended the practice of publishing physical directories in 2002 when the university moved to providing the information in an online searchable database. Many issues include a listed individual’s phone number and local and/or home address. Some issues also include faculty...
Dates: 1937-2002

University of Kansas City and University of Missouri--Kansas City Theses and Dissertations

Identifier: KC-23-11-00
Scope and Contents This record group series contains University of Kansas City and University of Missouri--Kansas City theses and dissertations published between 1940 and 2019. Theses and dissertations stored onsite pertain to Kansas City and regional history, arts, and culture, and oversized volumes. The majority of theses and dissertations are stored offsite.Please note that there are theses and dissertations available to check out via the UMKC University Libraries online catalog at ...
Dates: 1940-2019

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A.W. Perry's Sons 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
Barnett , Jon D., 1956- 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
Billings, Pat 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
Brinkerhoff, Rita 1
Brookmeyer, Bob (Robert Edward), 1929-2011 1
Brown, Tim 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
Cabe , Joy 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
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