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Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

Richard and Mary Jane Miller (KWKI Radio) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0274
Scope and Contents The Richard and Mary Jane Miller (KWKI Radio) Collection was transferred in May 2015 to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library from Frank Absher, executive director of the St. Louis Media History Foundation. The bulk of the collection consists of company memos related to KWKI 93.3 FM Kansas City during its stint as a soul music radio station from 1971-73. Most of the memos originate from Richard J. Miller, president of the St. Louis-based parent company Communications Fund Inc. (CFI), which at the...
Dates: 1971 - 1974

Richard “Colonel” Ware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0223
Scope and Contents The Richard “Colonel” Ware Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in November 2012 by his son Bradley Ware. Materials date from the late 1940s through the mid-1970s. The collection reflects Ware’s years as a sales and promotion representative for RCA, Capitol and Columbia Records. There is an abundance of marketing ephemera, including, musical programs, promotional booklets, periodicals, album inserts, flyers, photographs, etc. There are also company orientation materials as...
Dates: 1963 - 1976

Robert Brookmeyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0004
Scope and Contents The Robert Brookmeyer Collection consists of manuscript scores and copies of manuscript scores created for performance by jazz ensembles. The vast majority of the material was either composed or arranged by Robert Brookmeyer, although there are five arrangements by jazz musician and composer Bill Holman. The manuscripts date from 1958 to 1982 with the majority having been created between the years 1979-1982.The collection is arranged in three series: Jazz Ensemble Compositions,...
Dates: 1961 - 1982

Robert "Old Uncle Bob" Mossman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0097
Scope and Contents

The majority of the materials consists of broadcast recordings of Robert "Old Uncle Bob" Mossman's jazz program on KKFI, Kansas City.

Dates: 1978 - 1990

Ron Rooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0146
Scope and Contents The Ron Rooks Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in September 2008 by Nancy Rooks, wife of the late Ron Rooks. The collection contains items from the Music Exchange, a large and popular record store in Kansas City that Rooks owned and ran from 1979 until his death in 2006. The collection has a strong focus on popular music culture from the 1970s to early 2000s, reflected in the wide range of materials from artist write-ups, magazines and articles, concert and album posters,...
Dates: 1942 - 2005

Ruth Rhoden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of DVDs, VHS Tapes, and U-matic tapes of Ruth's Music Corner, a public access television program hosted by Ruth Rhoden from 1988-1996. The collection contains many interviews and recordings of live performances by Kansas City jazz musicians. Other recordings include live performances and raw footage from Kansas City Alive, where Ruth had her own jazz-oriented segment, which evolved into Ruth’s Music Corner.

Dates: 1977 - 2004

Scott Bock Blues 45 RPM Disc Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0389
Scope and Contents

The collection contains recordings of blues music on 45 RPM disc, many of which were autographed by the artist. Scott Bock's collection also contains LP recordings and those will be found in UMKC Libraries catalog.

Dates: 1950s - 2000s

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0387
Scope and Contents Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid (PDF).Sheet music from the Kansas City, World War I and World War II imprint collections is temporarily unavailable through Digital Special Collections. If you'd like to request any titles, please contact SpecialCollections@umkc.edu. The Sheet Music...
Dates: 1790s - 2000s

Solita Palmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0051
Scope and Contents The Solita Palmer Collection is archived at the UMKC Miller Nichols Library.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials contain correspondence, biographies, band music, manuscript scores, miscellaneous, published music, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the composer.Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual materials consist of test pressings and demos of songs written by Solita Palmer and Emerson Yorke. Included are several...
Dates: 1892 - 1988

Song Sheet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0141
Scope and Contents

The Song Sheet Collection was assembled as an artificial collection from an unknown source, and consists of dozens of song sheets arranged by title.

Dates: 1742 - 1943

Stephen R. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0341
Scope and Contents The Stephen R. Johnson Collection was gifted to the UMKC University Libraries by Debra F. Johnson and Russell Johnson in March 2016.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection contains a diverse assortment of materials from the music video and television director, animator, painter, and writer’s personal and professional life. There are awards and accolades, storyboards and screenplays, and newspaper clippings about Johnson’s work. There are photographs of...
Dates: 1890 - 2012

Steve Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0200
Scope and Contents The Steve Miller Collection was a gift to the University Libraries in September 2011. Materials date from 1951-2012, with the majority of non-musical materials originating from the 1980s and 1990s. The impressive bulk of this collection can be found in the music manuscripts. Contained are over one thousand pieces of music, including pieces that are original arrangements and pieces that were performed by Miller’s ensembles.Most non-musical items in the collection give a wide...
Dates: 1913 - 2007

Stuart MacKay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0172
Scope and Contents

The Stuart MacKay Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Department of Special Collections in May 2010. The collection consists primarily of jazz and classical music arrangements by John Saunders for MacKay’s woodwind quintet and band. These manuscripts are undated and unpublished. Included also are copies of two published MacKay compositions, fake books, bassoon and woodwind scores, a theory textbook, and some promotional material and personal papers. Inclusive dates are 1938-1986.

Dates: 1938 - 1986

Sue Vicory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0328
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of raw video recordings of interviews and live performances of Kansas City jazz and blues musicians that were used to create the 2011 documentary "Kansas City Jazz & Blues: Past, Present & Future", produced and directed by Sue Vicory.

Dates: 2007 - 2012

Theodore (Ted) Dreher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0077
Scope and Contents The Theodore (Ted) Dreher Collection was donated to the UMKC Miller Nichols Library in December 2007 by David Paul Dreher (grandson) and Ted Dreher (son). The manuscript collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections, while the sound recordings are held in the Marr Sound Archives. The collection, which includes material from the 1910s to the 1990s, is contained in 21 manuscript boxes and is divided into series: Manuscript Scores, Musicals, Music Notebooks, Correspondence, and...
Dates: 1913 - 1994

Thomas Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0279
Scope and Contents The Thomas Weaver Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Thomas Weaver’s wife, Dera Weaver, in November 2014. It consists almost entirely of musical scores in the classical tradition. These scores have been separated by title, and stored with all related materials (parts, sketches, pre-composition, notes) in their own unique folder. Box 1, folder 6 contains Weaver’s only published score, Seven Dialogues: For Flute and Bb Clarinet. The remainder of Weaver’s scores are...
Dates: 1940 - 1973

Vic Damon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0060
Scope and Contents The Vic Damon Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by his son, George Damon, in the 1990s.The manuscripts collection consists of the handwritten logbook kept by Damon documenting recording sessions produced by his Kansas City studio; related correspondence and notes; 17 photographs; and a trophy awarded by Cash Box for the success of the 1948 song My Happiness, produced by Damon. Mounted captions used for a Vic Damon exhibit previously on display in the UMKC Miller...
Dates: 1939 - mid 1990s

Vincent Giordano Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0256
Scope and Contents

The Vince Giordano Collection was gifted by Giordano to LaBudde Special Collections in 2014. The collection relates to the noted New York bandleader and film/TV consultant specializing in 1920s and 1930s music. It comprises parts for over 2000 dance band arrangements of the era and consists of 34 boxes, each identified by title range. A complete list of tunes that includes title, composer, lyricist, arranger, publisher, and publishing date is also available.

Dates: 1899 - 1960

Virgil Thomson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0076
Scope and Contents The Virgil Thomson Collection in the LaBudde Special Collections is one of two locations which house the Virgil Thomson’s Papers. The bulk of Thomson’s Papers is located at the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University. The collection located at UMKC was a gift of John Obetz, originally given to the UMKC Conservatory of Music Library, formerly located in Grant Hall. The collection contains portions of Thomson’s career and personal life. Correspondence between Thomson,...
Dates: 1875 - 1984

Walter Brenner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0088
Scope and Contents The Walter Brenner Collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, was donated in the early 1970s to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Brenner’s spouse, Meta Rika Brenner. The collection is divided into three series: Manuscript Music Scores, Published Music Scores, and Miscellaneous Documents and Ephemera. Manuscript scores form the heart of the collection and date from 1930-1967, with the majority composed between 1941 and 1960. As Brenner was a...
Dates: 1923 - 1973

Warren Durrett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0059
Scope and Contents The Warren Durrett Collection was donated to the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Janice Durrett, his widow. The manuscript collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections, while the sound recordings are held in the Marr Sound Archives.The manuscripts collection contains 145 boxes and is divided into nine series, which includes correspondence, contracts, financial logbooks, miscellaneous, photographs, manuscript scores (Books I-XVI),...
Dates: 1916 - 2003

Wilbur "Buck" Clayton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Contents The Wilbur "Buck" Clayton Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Clayton's wife, Patricia. The collection, which spans from 1928 to Clayton’s death in 1991, contains material related to the jazz composer/arranger/trumpeter’s personal and professional life. The collection was acquired in two parts: August 1997 and August 2000. Both parts (formerly MS15 and MS25) have since been consolidated into one collection (MS15).Materials in the first accession include...
Dates: 1920 - 1999

William B. Doty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a recording of University of Kansas' 1964 production of West Side Story, in which Mr. Doty starred. Also included are DVDs and CDs of performances by Marilyn Maye, Louise Harrison, and Von Smith.

Dates: 1964 - 2009

William F. Trumbauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0145
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: 1923 - 2010

William Henry Humiston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0069
Scope and Contents The William Henry Humiston Collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, was purchased from the MacDowell Colony by the University of Missouri-Kansas City in the early 1970s. The collection consists of original manuscript scores and fragments by Humiston, arrangements by Humiston of other composers' works, and published scores by Humiston and by others. Also included are items about Humiston's life and career, including biographical sketches, musical...
Dates: 1800s - 1900s