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David Basse Collection

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

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 Helton Collection

Identifier: MS-0230
Scope and Contents The David Helton Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections in March of 2013. This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings about and photographs of the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights on October 11, 1987 and the March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation on April 25, 1993. The photos are of Kansas City participants and others in both marches. The newspaper clippings date from 1987 and feature coverage of the...
Dates: 1979 - 1993

David Jackson Collection

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dick Dexter Collection

Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Contents

Consists of audio recordings of music compiled by Dick Dexter's brother, Dave Dexter (music journalist and record executive), radio advertisements for Interstate Securities Company (later ISC Financial Corporation), and radio broadcast recordings that include parts of Kansas City Chief's football games.

Dates: 1969-1991

Dolores Hobley 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

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

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

Donnelly College Poetry Collection

Identifier: MS-0081
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1957 - 1983

Dorothy Green Dreher 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

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: 1890s - 2009

Dorothy Rosenwald 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

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

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

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

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. E. Grey Dimond Papers

Identifier: KC-11-1-4
Scope and Contents

The E. Grey Dimond Papers contain correspondence, general office files, publications, and audiovisual materials related to Dimond's professional activities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's School of Medicine, the University of Kansas School of Medicine, the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, and the American College of Cardiology. His personal papers include files related to his early life, his family and household, and his China trips.

Dates: 1913-1995, undated

Dr. Jessie Portman Chesney Narratives 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

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

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

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