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Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:

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

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 Benson Brooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0123
Scope and Contents

A portion of the collection consists of recordings of performances and compositions by John Benson Brooks on lacquer discs. A large part of the collection are recordings of music, broadcasts, documentaries, etc. that Brooks had recorded to open reel audiotape.

Dates: 1930 - 1977

John Coon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Scope and Contents The John Coon Collection includes personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, business records, programs, handwritten musical parts and commercial sheet music, awards, periodicals, scrapbooks, and photographs related to John Coon, the Coon family, The Coon Agency, the Johnny Coon Orchestra, and the Carleton Coon Blackhawks Orchestra.The collection also includes recordings of the Johnny Coon Orchestra and recordings of and about the Coon-Sanders Original...
Dates: 1904 - 1999

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

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

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 2016. 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

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

Kansas City Women's Chorus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0231
Scope and Contents

The Kansas City Women’s Chorus Collection was a gift of Emily Marrin in August 2021 and consists of programs, posters, flyers, director’s notes, fundraising projects, newspaper clippings, and membership information including rehearsal notes and schedules. Materials are dated from the seasons ranging 2000-2016.

Dates: 2000 - 2016

Karl Kratz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0227
Scope and Contents The Karl Kratz Collection contains documents and memorabilia from the life and career of Kratz, who spent time in Kansas City with the Kansas City Civic Ballet Company and at the Conservatory of Music and Dance. Materials from both Germany and America offer a glimpse into dance history both here and overseas. Including documents such as biographical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings and instructional texts, as well as programs, periodicals, photographs, and a scrapbook that...
Dates: 1923 - 1985

Kathe (Kathleen) Kaul Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0250
Scope and Contents The Kathe “Kathleen” Kaul Collection was gifted to the UMKC Libraries in January 2014 by Kathe Kaul.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection is divided into two series: Radio Broadcasting and Mutual Musicians Foundation (MMF). The first series consists of popular record surveys distributed by local radio stations, including WHB, KUDL, KBEQ, KCMO and KCKN. There are also surveys by Oklahoma-based radio stations KOMA, KWHP and WKY. Also included is various...
Dates: 1963 - 2010

Katherine K. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0111
Scope and Contents The Katherine K. Davis Collection was acquired through Jack L. Ralston, Director of the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City at that time. The collection highlights nearly 200 pieces of published sheet music composed by Davis. The collection also includes several songbooks composed, compiled or arranged by Davis and photocopies of three manuscript scores composed by Davis. Rounding out the collection are business and personal correspondence between Davis and...
Dates: 1970s

KCUR Radio Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Contents The collection consists of KCUR radio broadcast on analog and digital tapes, dating from 1953 to 2005, as well as CD-Rs and digital files, dating from 2002 to 2017. The materials document the social, cultural, and political history of Kansas City and the Midwest, providing researchers with context and insights into midwesterners’ viewpoints on national issues. The broadcasts contain interviews, recorded events, and news coverage on issues of race, abortion, education standards, crime,...
Dates: 1953 - 2017

Kerry Strayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Contents The Kerry Strayer collection was a gift to the University Libraries in October 2016 from Strayer’s wife, Gailyn. The collection is comprised of jazz arrangements for ensembles of varying size and instrumentation, with many pieces arranged by Strayer himself. There are also a handful of original compositions by Strayer, such as “Jeru Blue” and “KAS’s Blues.” In this collection, there are arrangements for the Polycurrents ensemble; jazz quartet, quintet, and sextet; Kerry Strayer and the New...
Dates: 1943 - 2012

Larry Pohlman MMEA Concerts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0414
Scope and Contents

This collection contains audio recordings of music performances at the Missouri Music Educators Association from 1976 to 1993. Many of the recordings are performed by Missouri high school bands and were directed by Larry Pohlman.

Dates: 1976 - 1993

LeRoy Pogemiller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0406
Scope and Contents

The LeRoy Pogemiller Collection was transferred to LaBudde Special Collections from UMKC University Archives. It is in two series, each organized alphabetically by file name. Personal/Professional includes documents from Pogemiller’s personal life and professional career. Gasparini Research includes materials related to Pogemiller’s dissertation and career long involvement with the works of Italian Baroque composer Francesco Gasparini (1661-1727).

Dates: 1956-2008

Lewis Roht Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0040
Scope and Contents

Live recordings of performances by Kansas City jazz musicians on cassette tapes.

Dates: 1978 - 1999