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Frank Driggs Jazz Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Contents The audio materials in the collection are browsable here: Cataloged Sound Recordings from the Frank Driggs Jazz Oral History CollectionThe collection contains 300+ oral histories, conducted from 1956 to 1986, that capture the development of jazz as related by a host of musicians and...
Dates: 1956 - 1986

Frank Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0289
Scope and Contents The Frank Smith Collection was donated to UMKC Libraries by Smith’s wife, Doreen Maronde, in January 2016. The collection contains materials related to the jazz pianist’s personal and professional life. Materials include photographs; awards, newspaper clippings and other publicity; and an array of printed and handwritten music. Much of the music consists of lead sheets of jazz standards arranged by Smith.Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual materials contain audio...
Dates: 1962 - 2010

Frank Trumbauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0153
Scope and Contents The Trumbauer Collection was donated to the UMKC Libraries in June 2006 by drummer Bill M. Trumbauer, son of trumpeter William (Bill) F. Trumbauer and grandson of jazz saxophonist Frank Trumbauer. Included were materials related to Frank and Bill F. An addendum of material was gifted in September 2010 by Bill M. and Mary Trumbauer, widow of Bill F. At that time the collection was separated into two distinct collections: Frank Trumbauer Collection and William F. Trumbauer Collection....
Dates: 1921 - 2004

Fred Calland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Scope and Contents The Fred Calland Collection was donated to the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Calland’s sister, Ann Calland, in 2000. The manuscript collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections and holds material related to Calland’s radio career and is divided into seven series: biographical/personal, correspondence, radio material, opera material, opera programs, miscellaneous and photographs. The audiovisual collection is housed in the Marr Sound Archives and...
Dates: 1899 - 1995

Freda Mendez-Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0283
Scope and Contents The Freda Mendez-Smith Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections in October 2015 by Mendez-Smith herself. It contains materials dating from the early 1980s to 2010s and covers the inner workings and proceedings of several organizations and events that Mendez-Smith was involved in. The collection is divided into four series: Organizations and Events, both divided into sub-series by name of the organization or event. These documents reveal a great deal about the specific kind of...
Dates: 1971 - 2016

Frederick "Fritz" Swischer Collection

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Identifier: MS-0156
Scope and Contents The Frederick “Fritz” R. Swischer Collection was donated to the UMKC Libraries in 2001. The materials had been acquired from Swischer by Chuck Haddix, Kansas City jazz exponent, radio host, and Curator of the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, for use as research material in writing Haddix’s book Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop – A History, co-authored with Frank Driggs (Oxford University Press, 2005).Swischer’s research, culminating in the...
Dates: 1934 - 2004

Gary Shivers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0368
Scope and Contents

The audiovisual materials in this collection contain radio programs produced and recorded by Gary Shivers, including, “Jazz Scene,” “Gary Shivers Show,” and “Gary Shivers on Jazz.” The collection also holds recordings of interviews, music performances, and home recordings.

Dates: 1941 - 2001

Gaylord Marr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0198
Scope and Contents The Gaylord Marr Collection was a gift of Olga Marr in the summer of 2011. The expansive nature of this collection is a reflection of Professor Marr’s long and prestigious career in academia. A series of personal documents feature Marr’s private diaries and many manuscripts of his own writings, as well as material from his college years and other items related to his day to day life and career. Marr’s teaching life is represented here by many documents and course materials related to his...
Dates: 1775 - 2006

Gehrig Coleman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0340
Scope and Contents The Gehrig Coleman Collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, was donated in October of 2012 to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Gehrig Coleman. It contains an assortment of top record surveys distributed by local radio station WHB. There is also a survey by St. Louis-based radio station KXOK. The surveys range in date from 1965-1967. The “40 Star Survey” was issued weekly. The lyrics to the number one record for the week were written on the...
Dates: 1960s

Gene Chavez Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents

Cassette recordings of the 1986 Tri-National Conference on Bilingualism.

Dates: 1986

George Elliott Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0070
Scope and Contents The George Elliott Simpson Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by representatives of his estate. The collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, consists of music manuscripts and a few related miscellaneous items. Nearly all the music manuscripts are for orchestral works, including important compositions in full score such asAmerican Symphony for Orchestra,Improvisation (A Pencil Sketch for Orchestra),In the Spirit of...
Dates: Undated

George Gangwere/Royal Coachmen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0369
Scope and Contents

Contains studio recordings of the Kansas City rock band Royal Coachmen.

Dates: Undated

George Geelan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0046
Scope and Contents The George Geelan Blues and Jazz Festivals Collection was donated in November 2005 to the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections by Sara Geelan, niece of George Geelan; it was delivered to the library by Cindy Terwilliger. The heart of the collection consists of over 1500 photographs and over 80 sleeves of negatives, dating from 1995 to 2003. These images primarily document area blues and jazz festivals, such as the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival; the Kansas City,...
Dates: 1994 - 2005

George Hatem / Ma Haide Correspondence to Pauline S. Fergusson

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Identifier: KC-19-42
Scope and Contents Ma Haide (George Hatem) wrote to Pauline and George Fergusson as a follow up to meeting them at the Edgar Snow Symposium in 1983. The letter describes Ma Haide attending the Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference and the National Peoples Congress, which focused on public health, shortly after returning from the symposium. He thanks Pauline for telling him about her working with the Chinese nurses when they visited in the United States and for taking an interest in Chinese...
Dates: 1983 July 6

George Hatem / Ma Haide Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-28
Scope and Contents This material includes a film script for "Travels to the West: Edgar Snow and Ma Haide (George Hatem)" that was translated from Chinese to English. The material also contains public speaking addresses by or about Hatem, flyers for fundraising and foundations, and correspondence and articles about Hatem and the leprosy program in China. Hatem was a public health official in China who is credited with helping eliminate leprosy and other venereal diseases in post-war China, for which he...
Dates: 1935-1990

George O. Pratt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-17
Scope and Contents This material was donated by George O. Pratt, a longtime friend of Edgar Snow's, to Mary Clark Dimond and was removed from her papers in July 1985.This folder consists of correspondence concerning a proposed U.S. Senate-sponsored trip to China to observe the country's progress in river and power development. Most of the correspondence is between George O. Pratt, an engineer and specialist in underdeveloped countries, and Edgar Snow, who at Pratt's request was attempting to secure...
Dates: 1959-1965

George Stump Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0108
Scope and Contents

The recordings consist of radio broadcasts from Greorge Stump.

Dates: 1949 - 1994

Gerald Kemner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The Gerald Kemner Collection was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in 2003.The collection encompasses the compositional, professional, and personal life of Kemner, who taught Composition at the UMKC Conservatory for many years. In addition to a comprehensive assembly of Kemner’s musical compositions, you will also find Teaching Materials, Programs, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings, and Miscellaneous items.Addendum I was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in...
Dates: 1953 - 1993

Gordon Spencer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0385
Scope and Contents The Gordon Spencer Collection was a gift of Hannelore Rogers in September 2019. It contains personal card, correspondence, a curriculum vitae with letters of recommendation, notes, planners, other documents, and theater programs. Writings include novels, short stories, radio scripts, sketches, and poems. Of note are Spencer’s interviews in Note Book with Louis Armstrong in the May 1983 issue; his interview with Phillip Glass in the June 1983 issue; an interview with Billie Holiday;...
Dates: 1933 - 2018

Grand Emporium Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0038
Scope and Contents The Grand Emporium Collection was donated to Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Summer 2004 by Roger Naber and C. Herb Palmer, co-owners of the Grand Emporium (along with George Myers).Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection primarily chronicles from 1985-2004 the venerable Kansas City nightclub at 3832 Main Street and consists of approximately 15,000 flyers, handbills, and posters; 4,000 photographs, negatives, and slides;...
Dates: 1969 - 2007

Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0337
Scope and Contents The Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus (GKCWPC) Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections in October 2017 and June 2021 by Rebecca Richardson. The collection, covering the GKCWPC’s internal operations from 1973 through 2019, consists of financial and tax data, campaign materials from endorsed candidates, event documentation, materials on associated organizations, membership documentation, photographs, newspaper articles, and political ephemera. Political campaign...
Dates: 1973 - 2019

Gregory Hermon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0409
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 45 RPM discs and audiocassette tapes of country music collected by Gregory Hermon.

Dates: 1960s-2000

Hans Christian Feil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0122
Scope and Contents

Recordings of Hans Christian Feil, a Kansas City composer, director, and organists.

Dates: 1942 - 1951

Harold Ashby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0055
Scope and Contents The Harold Ashby Collection was acquired in December 2005 by the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections and the Marr Sound Archives through Gary White and his sister Margaret. The collection consists of personal and professional documents, awards and certificates, correspondence, promotional/publicity material, audio recordings, videos, and other miscellanea related to Harold Ashby’s life and career. Also in the collection are roughly 200 photographs and dozens of...
Dates: 1937 - 2003

Harry and Betty Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: KC-19-20
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Harry and Betty Price and was removed from the Mary Clark Dimond papers in July 1985. E. Grey Dimond donated an addition from Harry Price in April 1990.

These papers consist of a letter from Edgar Snow to Harry and Betty Price concerning the political climate in Japan in 1938. They also contain a page from Betty Price's diary from 1935, when the Prices visited Edgar and Helen "Peg" Snow in Beijing.

Dates: 1935-1938

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Johnson, Dorothy (January 21, 1916-July 7, 2004) 2
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Weaver, Powell, 1890-1951 2
A.W. Perry's Sons 1
Abel, Milt (Milton Addison Abel), 1928-2006 1
Adams, Michael 1
Akers, Evelyn "Evie" (September 10, 1934) 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
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 - 1
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