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James F. Condell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0048
Scope and Contents The James F. Condell Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections and Marr Sound Archives by Dr. Yvonne C. Condell, wife of the late Dr. James F. Condell. The collection focuses on Condell’s longtime interest and scholarly pursuits in the field of jazz from 1980-1998, although some items date back to his time in Spain in the early 1970s.Included in the manuscript collection is information on his radio programs, A Little Jazz Music and Condell’s Corner, which aired on KCCM...
Dates: 1930s - 2014

James Mobberley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0339
Scope and Contents The James Mobberley Collection was donated to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library by Mobberley himself in November 2017.The manuscript collection contains a wide array of items from various aspects of the composer and professor’s career. The largest part of the collection is sheet music from Mobberley’s compositional output. There are physical copies of scores and parts for the bulk of the composer’s works from his days as an undergraduate up through the 2010s. This allows one to...
Dates: 1976 - 2019

Jay McShann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0152
Scope and Contents The Jay McShann Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections Department by the McShann Family in July 2009. Inclusive dates are 1916-2006, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1980-2004. Included are correspondence; contracts; numerous awards; event programs; posters; news clippings; photographs; and miscellaneous ephemera and memorabilia. While the collection lacks personal information about McShann’s childhood and early years in the music business, the collection...
Dates: 1916 - 2008

Jerry Heaster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0232
Scope and Contents

The Jerry Heaster Collection was a gift of Hope Heaster in March 2013. The collection contains business columns written by Heaster for the Kansas City Starfrom 1979 to 2005.

Dates: 1965 - 2005

Jim Wanser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0270
Scope and Contents

The Jim Wanser Collection covers in depth the forming of the UMKC LGBT Initiative and its development into the LGBT Office, as well as the founding of the Kansas City Chapter of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). Documents include Advisory Board minutes, drafts, programs, correspondence, outreach, and educational resources, spanning from 1992 to 2013. Series are broken into two main areas: the LGBT Office (first ten series) and GLAAD (last series).

Dates: 1992 - 2013

Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents The Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham Collection was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library by Jeannie Cheatham in February 2009. The collection documents the personal and professional lives of Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham. Also highlighted is the history of the Sweet Baby Blues Band, which was birthed by the Cheathams in 1983. Included are biographical information, correspondence, contracts, programs, album covers, music manuscripts, miscellanea, and several hundred photographs. A significant...
Dates: 1939 - 2012

Joe Heyen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of cassette tapes and CD’s of live concerts at Penn Valley Park, Crown Center, Line Creek Park and the Cowtown Ballroom in Kansas City. The dates of the concerts range from 1973-1979. There is also a copy of the 2009 documentary "Cowtown Ballroom… Sweet Jesus" which was produced and directed by Heyen in the collection.

Dates: 1973 - 1979

John B. Tumino Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0034
Scope and Contents The John B. Tumino Collection was donated to the UMKC Libraries by Robert Tumino in 2005. The collection is small in size but rich in content, especially information related to Kansas City Jazz history.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials are contained in 12 folders located in one box and spans 1940-2005. Included are personal correspondence, royalty statements, promotional material, ephemera and news clippings. Of particular interest are the various...
Dates: 1940 - 2005

John Duncan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents The John Duncan Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections, UMKC Miller Nichols Library, by Stephen and Lanette Shepherd in August 2010. Contained in the collection are many of Duncan’s scores, in both complete and incomplete form, as well as sketches, arrangements and scores from other composers, such as Samuel Coleridge Taylor, William Grant Still, Clarence Cameron White, and others. Duncan’s compositions span all genres, with chamber, vocal, choral and large ensemble pieces...
Dates: 1932-1979

John Garrity Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0317
Scope and Contents

The John Garrity Collection contains correspondences, legal and business documents, handwritten and typed music, promotional material, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to Garrity and his publishing company Wyandotte Music. Emphasis is on materials from the 1970s.

Collection also includes recordings from journalist, John Garrity, music from Kansas City and folk music from San Francisco in which Garrity was involved.

Dates: 1936 - 2016

John Kander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of lacquer disc recordings of John Harold Kander, American composer from Kansas City, and part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, composers of the musical theater hits Cabaret and Chicago.

Dates: 1958 - 1985

John Long Collection

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Identifier: MS-0168
Scope and Contents The John Long Collection was a gift from John Long in February 2010, and includes additional issues of Camp Magazine, along with further materials donated by Long in 2012. The heart of the collection is a nearly complete run of Camp Magazine from June 2004-June 2011, along with other local and regional periodicals and publications. Also contained are various documents and items related to LGBT Organizations and Events in the Kansas City area, including Programs, Flyers and Posters,...
Dates: 1996 - 2011

John S. Service Papers

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Identifier: KC-19-23
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by John Service to E. Grey Dimond in April 1987.

This material contains correspondence between John Service, of the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of California - Berkeley, and Edgar Snow and concerns Service's trip to China, the leadership struggles in China in the early 1970s, Snow's book Journey to the Beginning, and Snow's attempts to finish his last book.

Dates: 1958-1971

John Snow Papers

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Identifier: KC-19-18
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by John Snow, Edgar Snow's nephew, to Mary Clark Dimond and was removed from her papers in July 1985.

These three folders contain correspondence from Edgar Snow to his nephew John Snow and to Edgar Snow from a Senate subcommittee, as well as notes for a speech Edgar Snow delivered to the Council for World Affairs in Cleveland, Ohio on March 28, 1955.

Dates: 1955-1965

Joseph K. Redmond Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Scope and Contents The Joseph K. Redmond, Jr. Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Redmond's wife, Virginia Redmond, in 1996. Redmond was a theatre manager for the Uptown and Tower theatres in Kansas City, Missouri; he collected material about theatres, both movie and stage, primarily in Kansas City. The collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, dates from 1875 to 1996, with the majority of the material being concentrated between 1930 and...
Dates: 1935 - 1996

Joseph V. Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Contents The Joseph V. Thomas Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1997 by Theron Johnson, the daughter of Thomas.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, music scores, song books, photographs, material related to the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra and the St. Stephen Baptist Church (Kansas City), and other miscellaneous items. The heart of the collection are the several hundred photographs...
Dates: 1941 - 1991

Judge Rueben F. Roy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0025
Scope and Contents The Judge Reuben F. Roy Collection was acquired through purchase from Carmen D. Valentino, Rare Books and Manuscripts. It contains over 400 letters, mostly octavo or quarto, totaling over 1200 pages, many with their original addressed and stamped envelopes. There are manuscript and typed letters, dating from 1863-1922, relating to the personal life and professional career of Judge Reuben F. Roy, of New London, Ralls County, Missouri.The collection contains a wide range of letters...
Dates: 1863 - 1922

Judy Ancel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0353
Scope and Contents The Judy Ancel collection was acquired in August 2017 from Judy Ancel herself. This collection consists mostly of documents pertaining to labor education and labor history. Documents from the Institute for Labor Studies such as course material, articles, student papers on various historical events, and articles are all a part of this collection. Also making up a significant portion of this collection are items from the Heartland Labor Forum, Kansas City’s sole radio program about the...
Dates: 1910s - 2010s

Judy Chaikin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0312
Scope and Contents The Judy Chaikin Collection was gifted to the UMKC University Libraries by Chaikin in October 2017. The collection contains materials related to the creation and production of Chaikin’s 2011 documentary film, The Girls in the Band. The film tells the story of female jazz musicians, from the genre’s inception to contemporary times, detailing prominent figures and the struggles they faced competing in a male-dominated world.Among the collection, there are biographical notes on...
Dates: 1935 - 2014

Julius Osiier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0212
Scope and Contents The Julius Osiier Collection was a gift of the Julius Osiier Estate (more specifically Ms. Edith Kornfeld, Mr. Sig. Osiier, and Mr. Herman Osiier), arriving December 15, 1972. It was reprocessed in July-August,2012.Almost the entire collection consists of manuscript and published musical scores, mostly composed or arranged by Osiier. Included are all of his most significant works for large ensembles(Orchestra or Band), with manuscript scores, parts, and piano (condensed)...
Dates: 1888 - 1973

Justice Charles Evans Whittaker Supreme Court Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0315
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of working case files from Whittaker’s tenure on the court, along with some internal “Court Business” files and information about his law clerks and law clerk applicants. Included are Opinions, Bench Memos, and Docket Books. A description of the collection as it was found at the Supreme Court is available upon request.

Dates: 1954 - 1962

Justin McCarthy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0005
Scope and Contents The Justin McCarthy Collection was part of the original private collection of Robert M. Snyder, Jr. donated to the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri-Kansas City) in 1937. Housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, the collection offers valuable insight into McCarthy’s publishing career with his primary publishers Chatto and Windus; however, it lacks information about his political career as a member of British Parliament. There are roughly 250...
Dates: 1877 - 1995

J.W. Jenkins’ Sons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0142
Scope and Contents The J.W. Jenkins’ Sons Collection primarily consists of instructional booklets published by the Jenkins Music Company, dating from the late 1800s to 1970. The collection is divided into four categories. The first group contains instructional materials for beginning piano. The next group is band and orchestra books for beginning to advanced instruction. The third category consists of catalogs of music materials by Jenkins. The final category contains miscellaneous items related to the...
Dates: 1916 - 1970

Kansas City Jazz Festival Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0237
Scope and Contents

The Kansas City Jazz Festival Collection was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library by the Ed Roche family estate after his death in 1997. The collection consists of festival programs for every year between 1964 and 1972, which are housed in LaBudde Special Collections. Also in the collection are live recordings engineered by Roche between the years 1964 and 1971, which are housed in the Marr Sound Archives.

Dates: 1964 - 1972

Kansas City Musical Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0143
Scope and Contents

The Kansas City Musical Club Collection contains material relating mostly to a period when Mrs. Spencer A. (Marjorie) Gard, a church organist, was President of the organization.

Dates: 1939 - 1977

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Appert, Donald L. 1
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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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