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Donnelly College Poetry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0081
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of lectures and presentations by renowned poets that were donated by Donnely College, a Catholic College located in Kansas City.

Dates: 1957 - 1983

Dorothy Green Dreher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0164
Scope and Contents

The Dorothy Green Dreher Collection dates from 1960 to 1997 and contains primarily material related to her writings, which include short stories, poetry and a novel. A number of her works were published in literary magazines for children and adults. Included are manuscripts, correspondence and various publications. Materials have been divided into seven series.

Dates: 1960 - 2001

Dorothy Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0308
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Johnson Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections in February of 2017 by Tara Johnson. It includes newspapers and clippings, memoranda, correspondence, certificates, photographs, research and reference materials, memorabilia, photographs, and other materials related to Johnson’s life, family history, work, research, political and organization involvement, and activism. Of note are materials related to the 1959 protests for desegregation of Kansas City department...
Dates: 1916 - 2004

Dorothy Rosenwald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0106
Scope and Contents

Consists mostly of recordings of religious Jewish music and synagogue, but also includes several recordings of operas, plays, and inverviews from radio broadcasts.

Dates: 1957 - 1976

Dorothy Salisbury Davis and Harry Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-36
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Dorothy Salisbury Davis and Harry Davis, friends and neighbors of the Snow family at Sneden's Landing, New York, and removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in 1985. Dorothy Davis sent an addition to the collection to E. Grey Dimond in March 1991.

The papers include correspondence from Edgar Snow to the Davises discussing Dorothy's books, Edgar's work, family business affairs, and visits.

Dates: 1956-1970

Dr. Corliss Lamont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-37
Scope and Contents This material was donated by Dr. Corliss Lamont, a New Jersey neighbor of Edgar Snow's, and was removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in July 1985.This material consists of correspondence between Edgar Snow and Corliss Lamont regarding Snow's trips to China in 1956 and 1970. Correspondence also includes an exchange between Lamont and his lawyer concerning the use of Lamont's land for a neighborhood playground, and an account of a Snow memorial ceremony in Sneden's Landing,...
Dates: 1956, 1970, 1974

Dr. Dillard M. Eubank Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-44
Scope and Contents

This collection was donated by Dr. Dillard M. Eubank's widow, Anna Louise Eubank. Dr. Eubank was a physician in China, 1944-1945, and the communist military capital of Yenan in 1945. He was born in China.

Eubank's papers include photographs, correspondence, and a 1945 reminiscence written of his time in Yenan.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1972-1990

Dr. E. Grey Dimond Collection of Edgar Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-8
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between UMKC School of Medicine Dean Dr. E. Grey Dimond, his wife Mary Clark Dimond, and Edgar Snow. The collection also includes correspondence, promotional materials, speeches, and scholarly papers related to E. Grey Dimond's activities promoting Edgar Snow's legacy after his death and Dimond's membership with the Smedley-Strong-Snow Society of China.

Dates: 1966-1987

Dr. Jessie Portman Chesney Narratives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0181
Scope and Contents The Dr. Jessie Portman Chesney Narratives Collection was a gift of Roy L. and Carmin J. Davis. The original manuscripts were written by Chesney and given to his oldest son, Darwin Bishop Chesney, who then passed them to his daughter, Helen Chesney Davis, before ultimately coming into the possession of her son, Roy Davis.There are two accounts, both historically significant in content. The first manuscript, “Civil War in North-West Missouri,” was penned during the summer of 1873....
Dates: 1860s - 1910s

Dr. Kenneth E. Shewmaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-25
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Dr. Kenneth E. Shewmaker to E. Grey Dimond in April 1987.

This folder contains letters from Edgar Snow to Dr. Shewmaker concerning his request for information on Agnes Smedley, his book, and a proposed project for Snow.

Dates: 1964-1971

Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0139
Scope and Contents The Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Collection was received in 2000 from his estate. Dates range from 1919 to 1999, a year before his death. The bulk of the collection relates to his travels, much of which was in connection with his association with the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). The Society would conduct an annual meeting that included historical trips or tours throughout the United States and abroad. Aside from the SAH, Dr. LaBudde took several other international trips with...
Dates: 1848 - 2000

Dr. Milton C. Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Contents The Dr. Milton C. Lewis Collection was purchased by the Department of Special Collections from Brian Thurn Antiques of Kansas City in January 2006. The collection, dating from 1913-1967, is small but rich inlocal history as experiencedthrough the life of Dr. Lewis, a local African-American physician. There are materials related to his medical practice, including patient reports, correspondence, a logbook and a journal with patient care information. Also included are materials related to...
Dates: 1912 - 1950

Dr. Norge Jerome Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376
Scope and Contents The Dr. Norge Jerome Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Claude Thau (on behalf of Jerome) in May 2019. The collection consists of Dr. Jerome’s research, publications, personal materials, and grant proposals, as well as other supplemental publications that were not authored by Dr. Jerome. There is extensive research on topics such as Avoidable Mortality from Cancers in Black Populations, Food Preference, and Children’s Television Advertising. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1909 - 2018

Dr. Theodore Herman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-26
Scope and Contents This material was donated by Theodore Herman, a friend of Edgar Snow's, and removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in July 1985.This material consists of correspondence between Theodore Herman, a professor at Colgate University, and Edgar Snow, regarding a possible lecture by Snow at Colgate. The correspondence includes discussion of Snow's documentary film "One Fourth of Humanity: The China Story," and of the student unrest at Colgate. The papers also contain photographs of...
Dates: 1937-1940, 1968-1971

Dr. Vincent T. Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071
Scope and Contents The Dr. Vincent T. Williams Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by the Williams Estate. Housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, the collection consists of dozens of music manuscripts by Williams, as well as miscellaneous items such as correspondence, programs, news clippings and photographs. Included are signed letters to Williams from Robert Russell Bennett and Virgil Thomson, three printed piano/vocal scores of musical comedies...
Dates: 1950s - 1960s

E.C. Boldridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0075
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mostly of recordings of radio broadcast programming from Kansas City that specialized in the jazz genre.

Dates: 1940 - 1997

Echo (Linda J. Ray) and Karin A. McAdams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0199
Scope and Contents

The Echo (Linda J. Ray) and Karin A. McAdams Collection was a gift of Echo and McAdams in July 2011. Contained in the collection are two scrapbooks, featuring a wide array of Newspaper Clippings, Magazine Articles, Flyers, Photographs, and Programs dating from 1976-1983, and featuring LGBT rights and women’s issues. A few miscellaneous items are also featured, including two Gay Games medals and a necklace.

Dates: 1976 - 1994

Ed Dix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents The Ed Dix Collection was donated to the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Ed Dix. The manuscript collection is housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, while the sound recordings are held in the Marr Sound Archives. The collection contains seven boxes and is divided into ten series, which includes scrapbooks, correspondence, contracts, photographs, manuscript scores. It provides an invaluable perspective on the life and work...
Dates: 1940 - 2014

Ed Roche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Scope and Contents

The collection contains many unique items recorded in the Kansas City area, including political speeches, musical performances, religious services, and advertisements for businesses and organizations. The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kansas City Conservatory of Music are strongly represented with numerous recordings of each entity. Finally, the collection also holds some national radio programs, such as "The Guiding Light," "Hymns of All Churches," and "Michael Shayne."

Dates: 1935 - 1967

Edgar Snow Correspondence to Raymond J. Marcus

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-48
Scope and Contents

Richard J. Marcus had written to Edgar Snow after reading "Will China Become a Russian Satellite," published in the April 9, 1949 issue of the Saturday Evening Post, through a letter to one of the newspaper's editors. Edgar Snow wrote directly to Marcus in response, and that letter is included in this folder.

Dates: 1951 January 25

Edgar Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-1
Scope and Contents The Edgar Snow Papers are divided into seven sections which reflect Edgar Snow’s contribution to American journalism and Sino-American relations. In general, the papers are straightforward in their contents and are arranged to follow the course of Snow’s life work: personal and business correspondence; diaries and notebooks; notes related to manuscripts and interviews; various drafts and revisions of both article and book manuscripts; clippings of published articles and book reviews;...
Dates: 1928-1982

Edward "Tookie" Cronenbold Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0126
Scope and Contents

Cronenbold was a member of the Texas Rangers, a western band that was active in the 1930s and 1940s and appeared on radio programs such as the Brush Creek Follies. The collection consists of recordings of the Texas Rangers and interviews with Cronenbold.

Dates: 1978 - 1981

Eleanor Babcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-24
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Eleanor Babcock, a correspondent of Edgar Snow's, and was removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in July 1985.

This material contains correspondence from Edgar Snow to Eleanor Babcock and concerns Snow family genealogy, a portrait of Samuel Snow given to Edgar Snow by Babcock, and the autobiography Snow was writing at the time. Also included is a photograph of Snow with his family.

Dates: 1951-1957

Eliot S. Berkley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents

The Eliot S. Berkley Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in December 2014 by his son, Eliot A. Berkley, and daughter, Emily D. Berkley. The collection holds a varied selection of historical documents, including handwritten journals, indentures, lithographs, publications, and maps.

Dates: 1662 - 1981

Engravings & Sketchbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents Engravings & Sketchbooks Collection Finding Aid.The collection primarily consists of several hundred engravings, although other printmaking formats are represented including etchings, lithographs and photogravures. Subject matter includes: 18th and 19th century editions of the Arabian Nights, which had been collected by Mrs. Jones; portraits of known and...
Dates: 1779 - 1913

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Creston, Paul, 1906-1985 2
Farnsworth, Robert M. (1929-2022) 2
Feil, Hans Christian, 1879- 2
Humiston, William Henry, 1869-1923 2
Kettering, Eunice Lea, 1906 - 2000 2
Marr, Gaylord 2
Roche, Edward 2
Simpson, George Elliott, 1876-1958 2
Thurn, Brian 2
Trumbauer, Frank "Tram" (May 30, 1901-June 11, 1956) 2
Trumbauer, William F. (William (Bill) Francis Trumbauer) (April 9, 1923-October 21, 1978) 2
A.W. Perry's Sons 1
Abel, Milt (Milton Addison Abel), 1928-2006 1
Alaadeen, Ahmad, 1934 - 2010 1
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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