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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

Catalog Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Contents

The Catalog Collection is an artificial collection comprised of various catalogs grouped by topic and spans from 1881-2006. The majority of items in this collection deal with film, books, and music. Other types of catalogs include but are not limited to toys, clothing, home furniture, electronics, collectibles, and theatre.

Dates: 1881 - 2006

Charles Sanford Skilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0135
Scope and Contents The Charles Sanford Skilton Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Skilton’s son and daughter. Housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, the collection consists of several of Skilton’s major works in manuscript form, including the operas The Day of Gayomair, Kalopin, The Sun Bride, and Ticonderoga; and works for vocal/choral and organ/harmonium as well as instrumental compositions. Also included are published scores by Skilton and by...
Dates: 1890 - 1941

Charles White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-22
Scope and Contents

This letter was donated by Charles White and was removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in July 1985.

The letter from Edgar Snow to his boyhood friend Charles White reminisces about a summer trip they took together as youths.

Dates: 1954

Children's Mercy Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0281
Scope and Contents LaBudde Special Collections became the repository for the Children’s Mercy Hospital Collection in spring 2015. The large assemblage of material is contained in 66 manuscript boxes and 24 photograph boxes. There is much background material, such as personal narratives and booklets, as well as biographical sketches of Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson and Dr. Alice Berry Graham, sisters and co-founders of the hospital. Another person of interest would be Elizabeth Martin, R.N., who came to...
Dates: 1873 - 2016

Chloe Wagner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0197
Scope and Contents The Chloe Wagner Collection was a gift of Chloe Wagner in July 2011. The collection contains many periodicals relating to LGBT matters, including an extensive run of Gay and Lesbian News-Telegraph issues. Various newspaper clippings, articles, publications, flyers, pamphlets and booklets are also here, representing a broad range of issues and events in the Kansas City area. A few representative items from Phoenix Books are included throughout this collection as well. Rounding out the...
Dates: 1972 - 2009

Chris Almvig Collection

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Identifier: MS-0178
Scope and Contents The Chris Almvig Scrapbook was a gift of Chris Almvig in 2010. The centerpiece of this scrapbook is a memoir entitled Recollections of Flying out of the Closet, in which Almvig chronicles the period in her life when she came out as a lesbian and moved to Kansas City, where she became involved in the Women’s Liberation Union and other advocacy groups. The memoir is accompanied by an addendum of “Attachments” – Poems, Essays, Articles, etc. – that provide more background into relevant people...
Dates: 1973 - 2010

Chris Collins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents The Chris Collins Collection was gifted by Collins in the Fall of 2012. The collection contains many periodicals related to local and regional Kansas City LGBT issues, as well as Drag Queen culture in many manifestations. Also housed within the collection are programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to Jewel Box Lounge, and local Drag Queen performers from the 1970s-90s in Kansas City. For more items related to the Jewel Box and other local establishments in the...
Dates: 1967 - 2005

City Spark Radio Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0352
Scope and Contents

City Sparks was a radio program on KCUR that broadcast concerts of Kansas City musicians and bands. The collection holds the multitrack tapes from the performances and the stereo mixes for broadcast as well. Collection Donor, Tom Mardikes, produced and recorded the shows. The audio items are supplemented with paper files consisting of technical recording documention, release forms, and articles related to the musicians and bands.

Dates: 1985 - 1986

Classical Music Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Clay Kirkland Collection

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Identifier: MS-0413
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of live sound recordings of bands K.C. Grits, Buttpickers, and Jerry Wood playing at Kansas City music venues, including the Cowtown Ballroom in the 1970s. Clay Kirkland, who donated the tapes to UMKC, is one of the performers on the recordings.

Dates: 1972

Clete Huske Collection

 Collection
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

Commercial Documents Collection

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Identifier: MS-0297
Scope and Contents The Commercial Documents Collection is comprised almost entirely of receipts of sale involving merchants, companies, and Andrew Bell and William Paterson. Also included in the collection are invoices, ledgers, and debt statements from surveyors to Andrew Bell. The sections of the collection involving Bell are sorted alphabetically by the last name of the merchant or debtor the source is associated with. While a large portion of the collection involves Andrew Bell, a sizeable...
Dates: 1730 - 1858

Composers and Musicians Autograph Collection

 Collection
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 Music 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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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
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
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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