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Classical Music Manuscripts Collection

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Identifier: MS-0226
Scope and Contents The Classical Music Manuscript contains a wide array of score and parts, in both manuscript and printed form, from composers and music educators dating back to the Eighteenth Century. Along with recognizable names such as Domenico Scarlatti, there are many far lesser known composers from the time of Mozart and Beethoven that are represented here in this collection, with rare scores and pedagogical manuals. Not only are the items an interesting glimpse into virtually unknown works, they are a...
Dates: 1712 - 1951

Claude and Mildred Snow Mackey Papers

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Identifier: KC-19-2
Scope and Contents This material was donated to University Archives by Mildred Snow Mackey, Edgar Snow's sister, and her husband Claude. The material consists of correspondence, photographs, several manuscripts and printed items. The bulk consists of correspondence from Edgar Snow to family members discussing his time spent in China as a correspondent during the Chinese revolution, the time succeeding it and two wars. It also includes correspondence to and from other family members discussing personal and...
Dates: 1899-1982

Claude "Fiddler" Williams Collection

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Identifier: MS-0147
Scope and Contents The Claude “Fiddler” Williams Collection was gifted to UMKC Libraries in January 2009 by Blanche Fouse Williams, widow of Claude Williams. Inclusive dates are circa 1960s-2008, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1989-2004, the year of his death.The manuscript materials include correspondence; contracts; numerous awards; event programs; posters; news clippings; photographs; and miscellaneous ephemera and memorabilia. In particular, the correspondence, awards and various...
Dates: 1960 - 2019

Clete Huske Collection

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Identifier: MS-0267
Scope and Contents

The Clete Huske Collection was a gift of Michael J. Fagras, who donated a selection of his personal record collection to the Marr Sound Archives in December 2014. As part of that donation are scrapbooks housed in LaBudde Special Collections containing clippings of a multitude of musical artists taken from various jazz and blues publications.

Dates: undated

Composers and Musicians Autograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0215
Scope and Contents

The Composers and Musicians Autograph Collection contains autographs of famous and significant composers and musicians. The signatures are accompanied by a picture of the signer. Many of the signatures are on letters or notes written by the signer. In the case of both Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Nikoly Rimsky-Korsakov, handwritten music accompanies the signature.

Dates: 1840 - 1978

Cora Davis Sanders Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents

The Cora Davis Sanders Music Collection was a gift of Joy and Arden Sanders in June 2010. The collection consists of a series of piano lessons accessed through correspondence with the American College of Music in Kansas City, Missouri. Included are lessons along with recitation blanks, which were tests that were taken by the pupil and returned to the school for grading. Although the materials themselves are not dated, postmarks on the mailers indicate the year 1925.

Dates: undated

Coterie Theatre Collection

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Identifier: MS-0253
Scope and Contents The Coterie Theatre Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by the theatre in March 2014. The date range of the contents is from 1978 at its inception until 2013. Materials include production scrapbooks, financial data, various publications, posters, photographs and slides.Scrapbooks contain mostly news clippings with scant correspondence. As the theatre evolved from its inception, the productions become more elaborate and dimensional. Local news reviews observe the...
Dates: 1978 - 2013

Dan Jaffe Collection

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Identifier: MS-0188
Scope and Contents The Dan Jaffe Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections in March, 2011.Materials date from the 1940’s to 2011, with the bulk of the material ranging 1960 to 1990.Within lies a culmination of literary capital from the inspirational career and a life of creativity by a publisher, scholar, mentor and wordsmith guru. Included are correspondence,published and unpublished manuscripts, plays, operas, graphics, photographs and miscellaneouspublications. In addition to the Jaffe...
Dates: 1914 - 2012

Dana Suesse Collection

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Identifier: MS-0280
Scope and Contents Dana Suesse Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by Peter Mintun in January 2015. Boxes 3-6 were later gifted to LaBudde Special Collections by Mintun in 2021. The collection relates to Suesse’s life and career, and includes promotional and publicity material, original and photocopied music, and scripts for comedies and musicals written by Suesse. Rounding out the collection are two dozen photographs that provide a concise representation of Suesse at different ages of her...
Dates: 1910s - 1980s

Danny “Dan” Conn Collection

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Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Contents The Dan Conn Collection was a gift from the Dan Conn estate in June 2010. Conn was in the music industry and the collection strongly reflects his occupation. Included are magazines, album covers, promotional material and much memorabilia. The highlight of the collection lies within the plethora of posters, primarily related to musical artists and events, and a rare 12” LP promotional copy of Bruce Springsteen’s album Born to Run, featuring the original cover that used a graffiti-style font...
Dates: 1936 - 2005

Danny Mayo Collection

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Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Contents The Danny Mayo Collection was established in LaBudde Special Collections, consisting of a small amount of non-audiovisual materials from the collection, after Mayo’s sound recordings were given to the Marr Sound Archives by Deborah Dooley in 2014. The assorted ephemera include posters, liner notes, a few images, the framed gold album Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and other miscellaneous items.Recordings from the collection are searchable in the UMKC Libraries catalog. ...
Dates: 1975 - 2011

Dave E. Dexter Jr. Collection

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Identifier: MS-0021
Scope and Contents The Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection was gifted to the UMKC Libraries by Dave Dexter prior to his death in 1990.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscripts collection includes correspondence, writings and photographs. Dexter's correspondence with Capitol Record executives and other individuals provide pertinent information concerning the recording industry. His prolific writings are reflected in numerous formats from record liner notes to typed drafts and published works,...
Dates: 1926 - 1988

David A. Gordon Collection

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Identifier: MS-0299
Scope and Contents The David A. Gordon collection is comprised mostly of original compositions in handwritten and copied manuscripts. David Gordon composed for a wide range of ensembles: this collection contains orchestral and other large ensemble works, chamber and solo instrumental music, large and small ensemble pieces with voice, and a cappella arrangements. The collection has been organized to reflect these categories. In addition to full scores, there are also sets of parts to a number of the pieces in...
Dates: 1963 - 1982

David Basse Collection

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Identifier: MS-0162
Scope and Contents The David Basse Collection was a gift to the University Libraries from David Basse in January 2010. Materials date from 1954-2010, with the bulk of materials ranging from 1990-2009. The collection includes items mostly related to Basse’s musical career, but also contains some personal ephemera. The jewel of the collection lies within the plethora of photographic images which document Basse’s musical career, dating back to the early 1970s. Also noteworthy are the numerous posters which...
Dates: 1926 - 2012

David Dean Conn Collection

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Identifier: MS-0175
Scope and Contents The David Dean Conn Collection was a gift of the David Conn estate in July 2010. The collection contains materials related to Conn’s music profession while working at the Music Exchange record store and Handleman Music Distributors, both located in Kansas City. Included are correspondence, press packets, music catalogs, periodicals and posters. There are also photographs and some limited edition prints by artist Gary Huston. Some of the highlights of the collection are related to Conn’s...
Dates: 1940s - 2009

David Jackson Collection

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Identifier: MS-0166
Scope and Contents The David Jackson Collection was gifted in Spring 2010 to LaBudde Special Collections by Jackson. The collection dates from 1996 to 2007, and focuses primarily on the work of the Kansas City-based Norman Institute (later the National Institute for Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Education), founded by Dr. Terry L. Norman, author of Just Tell the Truth: Questions Families Ask When Gay Married Men Come Out (1998). The Institute dealt with issues related to gender orientation, with a mission “to...
Dates: 1996 - 2007

David Morantz – Jewish Studies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0031
Scope and Contents The David Morantz Collection contains items relating to Judaic Studies. It has been organized into six series contained in three boxes. Inclusive dates range from 1907 to 1959, with bulk dates being 1934 to 1943. Included are some correspondence, primarily relating to Morantz’s syndicated column, Talmudic Tales. There is much focus on religious studies and Morantz’s involvement with Sunday school education in local synagogues. Of particular interest are the local church newsletters which...
Dates: 1906 - 1957

David Wayne Reed Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0254
Scope and Contents The David Wayne Reed Collection consists primarily of material related to Late Night Theater Productions: scripts, production notes, programs, promotional materials, and photographs document the first ten years of the theater troupe. The collection also contains items from post-Late Night Theater productions including Mother Trucker 2: Ride On, Help Yourself, and a performance series curated by Reed for La Esquina Gallery. Additional creative work is represented by a book of short stories...
Dates: 1997 - 2015

DeDe DeVille Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0220
Scope and Contents

The DeDe DeVille Collection consists of a wide range of local Kansas City-area periodicals, many of which feature Ms. DeVille in some form or fashion. The remainder of Ms. DeVille’s collection, which includes costumes and props, are housed at the Kansas City Museum.

The June 2015 addendum contains Periodicals; Circulars; Newspaper & Magazine selections and clippings; various Programs and Theatre posters.

Dates: 1995 - 2011

Diana Hearne James Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0119
Scope and Contents The Diana Hearne James Collection was a gift of her estate, and is housed in LaBudde Special Collections, UMKC Miller Nichols Library. The collection consists of material related to Diana Hearne James and her husband, noted artist Frederic James. It is divided into five series: Biographical Information, Correspondence, Miscellaneous, Photographs and Music Manuscripts. In addition, books from this collection have been cataloged and are listed in the UMKC Library Catalog using the author...
Dates: 1815 - 1987

Diane Constantin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0184
Scope and Contents The Diane Constantin Collection was a gift of Diane Constantin in October 2010. Contained within the collection are scrapbook sheets with programs, flyers, and ticket stubs reflecting a long-time interest in the LGBT music scene in Kansas City, MO, in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also features a variety of periodicals relating to women’s rights issues, LGBT rights issues, and music. A few more newspaper and magazine articles, programs, catalogues and ticket stubs are present, along...
Dates: 1978 - 2000

Dolores Hobley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0271
Scope and Contents The Dolores Hobley Collection was formed by various purchases from her business at Waldo Antiques of Kansas City, beginning in the early 2010s, with the bulk acquisitions made in March 2015. The collection consists of photographs and other material that primarily reflect aspects of the African-American cultural experience during the late 19th century and into the 20th century, including in and around Kansas City. The photographs make up the bulk of the collection and are largely...
Dates: 1890 - 2003

Don Tiff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0136
Scope and Contents The Don Tiff Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Mrs. Don Tiff and was delivered to the department by Don F. Downing. The collection focuses on Tiff'’s extensive collection of sheet music and songbooks. Additional material include eight 8x10 photographs, several of which include Tiff; and two original scores by Tiff, Carmel By The Sea and A Million And One Pine Trees. Other miscellaneous items include three programs from the Orpheum Theatre from 1936, where Tiff acted as...
Dates: 1882 - 1977

Donald Hale Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0090
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings from the 1970s of Jackson County and Civil War historian Donald Hale.

Dates: 1971 - 1975

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American Association of University Women- Kansas City 1
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Appert, Donald L. 1
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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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