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Bernard “Step Buddy” Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in 1997 by the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors. The collection captures Anderson’s life and career from 1944 until his death in 1997, but also includes correspondence dating back to 1930. The collection is particularly strong in Anderson’s literary and musical creative output, most of which was created between 1958 and 1993. Encapsulated is a wide range of writings from jazz compositions to musical stage...
Dates: 1930 - 1996

Betty Crow Collection

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Identifier: MS-0243
Scope and Contents The Betty Crow Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by Betty Crow in 2013. The bulk of the collection contains over 2200 photographs from a multitude of musical jam sessions performed at various venues throughout the Kansas City area. There are images of many of the great Kansas City jazz legends such as Jay McShann, Claude “Fiddler” Williams, Milt Abel, Sonny Kenner, Tommy Ruskin, Julie Turner, Jim Mair, Todd Wilkinson, Lonnie and Ronnie McFadden, Paul Smith, Mama Ray and...
Dates: 1929 - 2013

Bettye Miller and Milt Abel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0067
Scope and Contents The Bettye Miller-Milt Abel Collection was gifted to the UMKC Libraries by Linda Abel, wife of the late Milt Abel, in April 2006. The collection focuses on the time that Bettye Miller and Milt Abel spent together as musicians and as husband and wife. The couple was locally and nationally known in the jazz community and performed together in cities all over the country.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection includes correspondence, contracts and...
Dates: 1912 - 2006

Bill Fogarty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0083
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of home recordings and University Sorority/Fraternity Chorus recordings. 2261 vinyl LP recordings have been cataloged and are searchable in UMKC Libraries' catalog.

Dates: 1941 - 1964

Bill Shapiro/Cyprus Avenue Collection

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Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Contents

The majority of the audiovisual materials in this collection are recordings of the radio music program, Cyprus Avenue, hosted by Bill Shapiro on KCUR.

Dates: 1973 - 2018

Bill Todd and Art Bratt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0202
Scope and Contents Bill Todd and Art Bratt gifted their collection of GLAMA material to LaBudde Special Collections in August 2011. Inclusive dates are 1978-2012, with the bulk of materials in the 1987-1991 range, focusing on the Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA), an organization to which Todd and Bratt were deeply dedicated. Included are photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, periodicals, news clippings, ephemera, memorabilia, audio and video cassettes. The highlight of this collection lies within the 48...
Dates: 1969 - 2015

Billy G. Asby, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0240
Scope and Contents The Billy G. Asby Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections in 2013. It contains architectural and engineering drafts and specifications related to building projects in Wyandotte and Johnson County, Kansas. Dates range from the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s. The extent of construction ranges from a small, hamburger drive-in to large industrial level buildings. The collection has been sorted into nine series, so as to differentiate each building project from another....
Dates: 1956 - 1976

Blanche & Cecil Carstenson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents The Blanche and Cecil Carstenson Collection is a small, yet significant array of ephemera highlighting this artistic couple’s accomplishments. Dates range from the 1941 up to 1998. Included are items relating to art exhibits; special events and other such programs. The “Gnome Gnotebook” contains exhibit dates from 1941-1964, with detailed information. There are multiple photographs of two of Cecil Carstenson’s wood sculptures, but they are not identified. The real jewel of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1998

Blevins Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0113
Scope and Contents

Includes recordings of the radio drama program The Free Company, radio drama program Elizabeth the Queen, and performances by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Dates: 1941 - 1944

Bob and Ruth Byler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0383
Scope and Contents

The collection contains hundreds of hours of video and audio of live jazz performances, and interviews with jazz musicians, that were recorded around the world by Bob and Ruth Byler. The majority of the materials were recorded between 1985 and 2011.

Dates: 1954 - 2015

Bob Cowan Collection

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Identifier: MS-0296
Scope and Contents The Robert Cowan Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections at UMKC Miller Nichols Library by Cowan himself in June of 2016. Cowan was an avid performer of the jazz trombone, and this collection chiefly consists of scores and parts to arrangements of jazz standards. There are twenty five pencil manuscript full scores in the collection, and sets of parts (although some are incomplete) to around sixty pieces. The works are not Cowan’s own, but included in the collection are,...
Dates: c. 1940s

Bob Foster Collection

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Identifier: MS-0084
Scope and Contents

Bob Foster was a Kansas City record collector. Recordings include radio programs, classical music performances, and recordings of church choirs, high school bands and choirs, and college bands and choirs in the Kansas City area.

Dates: 1940 - 1971

Bob Minor Collection

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Identifier: MS-0213
Scope and Contents

A gift of Dr. Robert Minor in August 2012, this collection largely comprises issues of the Kansas and Kansas City editions of The Liberty Press, most of them featuring Minor’s syndicated column “Minor Details.” A few other periodicals, along with videotapes and a large poster, round out the collection.

Dates: 1998 - 2012

Bob Wills Tiffany Transcriptions Collection

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Identifier: MS-0056
Scope and Contents The Bob Wills Tiffany Transcriptions Collection was gifted to the UMKC Libraries in 1999. The collection consists of Bob Wills Tiffany Transcription audio discs as well as related promotional print material. Bob Pinson of the Country Music Foundation recommended and directed to UMKC an extant set in the possession of a producer’s wife.Print material is housed in LaBudde Special Collections and includes a leasing contract for radio stations, cued radio scripts, sheet music and a...
Dates: 1942 - 1948

Bobby Bremer Collection

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Identifier: MS-0214
Scope and Contents The Bobby Bremer Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Dr. Jay Wilkinson, a close friend of Bremer, in September 2012; a second donation was made in February 2014. It contains photographs from TAPS bar during the 1990s, parties and trips by Bremer, his partner and friends, Bremer’s commitment ceremony to his first partner at Metropolitan Community Church. These have been reconstructed from four scrapbooks and were re-arranged in a consistent order with reference of the...
Dates: 1980s - 1990s

Bookplate Collection

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Identifier: MS-0103

Brian Thurn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0050
Scope and Contents The Brian Thurn Collection was formed by various purchases from Brian Thurn Antiques of Kansas City, beginning with the initial acquisition in January 2006. The collection consists of photographs, posters and miscellaneous material that primarily reflect aspects of the African-American cultural experience during the 20th century, particularly in and around Kansas City. Some material has been removed from this collection to form discrete collections: Ernest Daniels Collection (jazz...
Dates: Undated

Building Kansas City Radio Program Collection

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Identifier: MS-0121
Scope and Contents This collection consists of recordings of the radio program "Building Kansas City", created and hosted by Deborah O'Bannon. The radio program explored how and why structures were built in the Kansas City area. Guest of the program included policymakers, experts, and community members. The program was titled "Water Water Everywhere" from January 2009 to July 2010. The name of program changed to "Building Kansas City" in August, 2010. The program ended in September, 2011. It was broadcast by...
Dates: 2009 - 2011

Butch Ellis Collection (GLAMA)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0396
Content Description

The Butch Ellis collection was donated by Butch Ellis with the assistance of Michael Boles. The collection is comprised of a series of photographs and slides, mostly of Ellis performing.

Dates: 1960s - 1990s

"Cactus" Charlie Menees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0013
Scope and Contents The “Cactus” Charlie Menees Collection was donated to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library by his family in 1994. The collection, focusing on big band and traditional jazz between 1917 and 1980, consists of personal and professional material, awards, news clippings, books, periodicals, sheet music, posters and graphics, memorabilia, several hundred photographs, over 25,000 sound recordings on LP, 78 and 45 formats, as well as additional audio/visual material. The manuscript collection is housed...
Dates: 1934 - 1994

Calder Pickett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0203
Scope and Contents The Calder Pickett Collection was gifted by Pickett to the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Spanning the 1960s-2000s, the collection consists of hundreds of scripts primarily for the award-winning radio series The American Past, hosted by Pickett and produced by Kansas Public Radio at the University of Kansas from 1973-2000s.Also included are scripts for NBC’s radio series Image America and the 26-part Canadian television documentary Vietnam War: The Ten...
Dates: 1960 - 2004

Carleton Coon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0294
Scope and Contents The Carleton Coon Collection was donated in September 2015 by Carl Jakopec. Personal documents and correspondence, articles and periodicals, and photographs comprise the bulk of this collection. The items represent a large swath of Coon’s brief life, with photographs from his childhood until the period shortly before he passed away. There is also some information about other players who performed with Coon.As the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Orchestra was one of the first...
Dates: 1918 - 1993

Carol Marinovich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0348
Scope and Contents The Carol Marinovich Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections in July of 2021. The collection, covering Carol Marinovich’s career from 1987 until 2016, consists of speech and presentation transcripts, outlines and notes for speeches, personal and professional calendars, correspondence, ethics commission reports, programs and brochures, and news releases and reports. Transcripts, outlines, and notes for speeches and presentations serve as the largest source of material,...
Dates: 1987 - 2016

Carolyn Wood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0115
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of audio recordings of musician Carolyn Wood from the 1950s.

Dates: 1953 - 1954

Carroll Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0272
Scope and Contents The Carroll Lewis Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by Paul Smith in April 2015.The bulk of the collection consists of handwritten music manuscripts composed and/or arranged by Lewis. Rounding out the collection are miscellaneous items such as photographs, awards, publications and scrapbooks.Addendum I was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by Paul Smith. This addendum contains miscellaneous photocopies of various materials pertaining to Carroll Lewis’...
Dates: 1959 - 2006

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American Association of University Women- Kansas City 1
American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City 1
Ames, William (March 20, 1901-1987) 1
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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
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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
Bock, Scott (1956-2021) 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
Boulé, Michelle Anne (May 12, 1967-October 9, 2017) 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
Brooks, John Benson (February 23, 1917-November 13, 1999) 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
Butch Ellis 1
Butler, Eugene, 1935 - 2024 1
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