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Major N. Clark Smith Collection

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Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents The Major N. Clark Smith Collection was gifted to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Mrs. Robert Lee Groves on April 25, 1973. Housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, the collection consists of original and photocopied manuscript music scores and published sheet music composed and/or arranged by Major N. Clark Smith, including Frederick Douglass Funeral March, O’ Lincoln High, Tuskegee Institute March, and Negro Folk Suite. Also included are titles by...
Dates: 1895 - 1932

Malcolm Lyon Photographs

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Identifier: KC-19-38
Scope and Contents

This material was given to Dr. William Woodward by his mother's cousin, Malcolm W. Lyon, and donated to E. Grey Dimond.

This material consists of photographs of China taken by Malcolm Lyon from 1925 to approximately 1927 when he was in the U.S. Navy. These photographs predate when Edgar Snow arrived in China for the first time in 1928. The photographs were originally stored in photo albums and disbound for easier preservation and access.

Dates: 1925-1927

MANA de Kansas City Collection

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Identifier: MS-0183
Scope and Contents The MANA de Kansas City Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections in November 2010. It holds historical organizational documents pertaining to the local Chapter of the Mexican American Women’s National Association. Inclusive dates of the material are 1977-2008, with the bulk of the material dating from 1990s-2008.The MANA collection has been divided into thirteen series, each one focusing on a different organizational aspect. In most cases the materials are sorted...
Dates: 1980 - 2013

Marc Hein Collection

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Identifier: MS-0179
Scope and Contents The Marc Hein Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in July, 2010 by his sister, Louanne Hein. The collection features a variety of writing by Hein, including samples of his two published columns, a myriad of correspondence, and two diaries. He kept three separate scrapbooks: one of his writing; one featuring his Pride-related activities; and one documenting his Gay Games experience. The collection also contains an array of newspaper and magazine clippings, detailing...
Dates: 1977 - 1994

Marciem Bazell Collection

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Identifier: MS-0273
Scope and Contents The Marciem Bazell Collection was gifted by Bazell’s colleagues in the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Spring 2015. The bulk of the collection consists of production books from various operas that Bazell directed during her career. Since dates are unclear on many of the items, the operas have been organized in alphabetical order and content is annotated, having been thoughtfully provided by her Conservatory colleagues. The pearl of this...
Dates: 1991 - 2012

Marjorie Powell Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0344
Scope and Contents The Marjorie Powell Allen Collection was gifted to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in 2018. The collection encompasses the personal, professional, and philanthropic life of Kansas City native Marjorie Powell Allen. It contains scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondences, newspaper clippings, awards, and organization information belonging to Powell Allen. The collection also contains a number of photographs of Powell Allen from childhood through the rest of her life. In 2017 Powell Allen’s...
Dates: 1942 - 2017

Mark Sappington Collection

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Identifier: MS-0225
Scope and Contents

The Mark Sappington Collection was a gift of Mark Sappington in June 2012. Contained in the collection are various documents related to the organization International Front Runners, notably the Kansas City, Chicago, and Minneapolis/St. Paul chapters. These documents provide details of the membership and events from the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Dates: 1987 - 1990

Marr Sound Archives Audiovisual Collection

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Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of many recordings that were accumulated since the founding of the Marr Sound Archives but the provenance and/or donors are unknown. There is limited information about the recordings in this collection. Much of the collection are lacquer discs of various music performances and home recordings. The collection also holds various test pressings, open reel tapes, cassettes, CD-Rs, and films.

Dates: 1912 - 2007

Martha Jane Starr Collection

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Identifier: MS-0169
Scope and Contents The Martha Jane Starr Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections by Martha Jane Starr in March of 2010. Due to the nature of Mrs. Starr’s strong connections to the University of Missouri-Kansas City and her deep rooted involvement with the Women’s Council and Family Life Education, the Starr Collection is rich in documentation and showcases the breadth of her devotion to education. Her dedication to the importance of marriage and family enrichment led to the...
Dates: 1901 - 2015

Matchbook Cover Collection

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Identifier: MS-0150
Scope and Contents The Matchbook Cover Collection was an anonymous gift to LaBudde Special Collections in Spring 2009. The collection consists of matchbook covers related to businesses, products and services; and divided into six series: Missouri – Kansas City; Kansas – Kansas City; Missouri – Other Cities and Towns; Kansas – Other Cities and Towns; Other States; and Miscellaneous. The Miscellaneous and both Kansas City series are categorized by topic, while the remaining series are arranged by geographic...
Dates: undated

McLean Family Collection

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Identifier: MS-0151
Scope and Contents The McLean Family Collection was acquired in April 2009 as a gift from Martha McLean Simpson, daughter of Minnie and Lawrence McLean. The collection contains both personal information about the McLean Family as well as material relating to the McLean Band Shop in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The band shop was patronized by many local and well-known visiting musicians. There are photographs of such celebrities as Benny Goodman, Tex Beneke and Sammy Kaye. Hal McLean, Lawrence McLean’s older...
Dates: 1855 - 1949

Mel Lewis Collection

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Identifier: MS-0008
Scope and Contents The Mel Lewis Collection was donated to the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Doris Sokoloff in 1996. The collection consists of material related to Lewis’ life and career and dates from the 1940s to the 1990s.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials include biographical information, correspondence, business records, programs, datebooks, publications, clippings, awards, music scores, miscellaneous ephemera and memorabilia,...
Dates: 1940 - 1996

Michael C. O'Laughlin Collection

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Identifier: MS-0132
Scope and Contents The collection consists of book reviews, correspondence, presentation notes and research, Irish Roots Café website and podcast viewership statistics, summaries and outlines of future podcast episodes, song lyrics, publications, O’Lochlainns Personal Journal of Irish Families, photographs, sheet music, and audio and video that O’Laughlin created and collected related to Irish music, genealogy, and Kansas City and Midwest cultural life. The collection is particularly strong in sheet music,...
Dates: 1881 - 2020

Michael Davenport Collection

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Identifier: MS-0006
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mostly of radio advertisments, many of which are for the Crown Center, located in Kansas City, MO. There are also recordings of the radio show "Shameless Chef Radio."

Dates: 1974 - 1988

Michael Herzmark and Melissa Wayne Video Collection

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Identifier: MS-0116
Scope and Contents Contains original video recordings used for the documentary film 45 Years Across the Bridge: The Battles of Selma, produced by Herzmark and Wayne. The tapes hold hundreds of hours of interview footage of Civil Rights activists, politicians, scholars, and Selma residents speaking on the Civil Rights Movement, the Selma to Montgomery march, and their views of Selma at the time the footage was captured in 2009. The collection includes interviews with Alston Fitts, Carl Galmon, Rutha Harris,...
Dates: 1965 - 2009

Michael Johnston Collection

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Identifier: MS-0023
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings by Kansas City area musician and songwriter, Michael Johnston. Included are audiotapes of original songs and radio spots from 1970s to 1980s.

Dates: 1972 - 1989

Mid-America Freedom Band Collection

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Identifier: MS-0265
Scope and Contents The Mid America Freedom Band Collection was donated by the Kansas City-based organization in January 2015. Dating 2003 onward, the collection primarily consists of programs from MAFB concerts as well as promotional posters and flyers. Also included is select organizational information such as handbooks and by-laws from certain years, donation mailers, MAFB performances on DVD and CD formats, and miscellaneous ephemera and memorabilia such as two MAFB banners used at Pride events and three...
Dates: 2003 - 2015

Miriam Hennosy Collection

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Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Contents The Miriam Hennosy Collection was a gift of Miriam Hennosy in March 2012. The collection contains newsletters, internal documents, correspondence, and posters regarding the Human Rights Project in Kansas City, MO, from the years 1994-1997, when Hennosy was a board member. There are also various documents pertaining to other pro-civil rights groups, such as GLAAD, NGLTF, HRC, and the Four Freedoms Democratic Club, as well as a number of flyers, publications, articles, posters, and political...
Dates: 1990 - 2000

Missouri Constitution Collection

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Identifier: MS-0144
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection pertain to the formation of Missouri’s fourth constitution, adopted in 1945. Inclusive dates in the collection are 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0218
Scope and Contents The Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC) Collection was donated in 2012 by the organization. The collection consists of various organizational, financial, and contractual documents pertaining to MLNC, its associated networks,and participating libraries. The collection materials range in date from 1977-2011, with the bulk of the collection from 1983-1989. General operations, board meetings, annual reports, and network affiliations make up the breadthof this collection from the early...
Dates: 1976 - 2011

Music Library Association Midwest Chapter Collection

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Identifier: MS-0288
Scope and Contents

The Music Library Association-Midwest Chapter Collection was gifted by the organization to LaBudde Special Collections in early 2016. Thecollection includes organizational materials such as officer and board member files, committee papers, and meeting materials; correspondence from various members on MLA business; issues of MLA’snewsletter The Notebook; miscellaneous resources, guides and publicity; anda small amount of photographs from two MLA meetings in 2006 and 2007.

Dates: 1940 - 2013

Mutual Musicians Foundation Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0029
Scope and Contents Original Project Images: Photo Thumbnails (Wall Photos and Individual Prints #1-181) (PDF) Original Project Images: Photo Descriptions (Wall and #1-181) (PDF) ...
Dates: 1920s - 2000s

New Letters on the Air Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Scope and Contents The audiovisual materials contain a vast amount of audio interviews of poets and authors that were created and broadcast on radio by New Letters on the Air. The majority of the collection resides on analog audiotape, created between 1977 and 2006. The poets and authors interviewed by New Letters on the Air were numerous, extensive, and diverse. Some prominent literary figures in the collection include Amiri Baraka, Moshe Dor, Rita Dove, Nuruddin Farah, Betty Friedan, Allen Ginsberg, Nikki...
Dates: 1969 - 2006

Norman Saks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Contents The Norman Saks Collection was donated by Saks to LaBudde Special Collections in the summer of 2014. The expansive nature of this collection is a reflection of Mr. Saks’ dedication to all aspects of Jazz music. A series of personal documents feature Saks ’correspondences as well as research materialsspecifically related to jazz artists, including: newspaper clippings, interviews, and artist contracts. Includedwith this series is a copy of The Charlie Parker Discography, completed by Saks,...
Dates: 1904 - 2013

Nym Wales Papers

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Identifier: KC-19-6
Scope and Contents The Nym Wales papers document American journalist Helen Foster Snow's activities when she reported from China in the 1930s under the name Nym Wales. She reported on the developing Chinese Civil War, the Korean independence movement, and the Second Sino-Japanese War. The materials include her reminiscences of her time reporting in China between 1933 through 1937. Helen married Edgar Snow in 1932 and interviewed Chinese Communist leaders in Yan'an alongside her husband in 1937. The couple...
Dates: 1928-1987

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Marr, Gaylord 2
Roche, Edward 2
Simpson, George Elliott, 1876-1958 2
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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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