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Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

John Snow Papers

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

KCUR Radio 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

Kuan-Mien Lu Papers

Identifier: KC-19-21
Scope and Contents These materials were donated by Kuan-Mien Lu and removed from the Mary Clark Dimond Papers in July 1985.This folder contains correspondence from Kuan-Mien Lu to Mary Clark Dimond concerning the UMKC commencement honoring Edgar Snow, and Lu's visit to the United States. The folder also includes a typed manuscript article by Edgar Snow, "Indusco Pioneers of the Northwest," written in 1939, concerning Lu's leadership role in Indusco; and an article concerning UMKC's commencement...
Dates: 1939, 1983

Lois Wheeler Snow Papers

Identifier: KC-19-50
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Lois Wheeler Snow, widow of Edgar Snow, in April 1988.

The major portion of Lois Wheeler Snow's papers relate to the 1982 symposium held in China commemorating the tenth anniversary of Edgar Snow's death. It consists primarily of printed material.

Dates: 1956-1982

Malcolm Lyon Photographs

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

Mary Clark Dimond Papers

Identifier: KC-19-9
Scope and Contents

The Mary Clark Dimond Papers are divided into divisions and sections which reflect her personal life and her many civic activities. Her papers include correspondence; personal, academic, and professional documents; diaries and writings; condolence papers; and audiovisual materials. Additional information on China and the Dimonds’ associations there can be found in the China Files (KC-19-10).

Dates: 1920-1983

Nym Wales Papers

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

Rewi Alley Papers

Identifier: KC-19-7
Scope and Contents

This material consists of correspondence between New Zealand-born writer and political activist Rewi Alley and Edgar Snow, and includes discussions of personal matters, trips, mutual acquaintances, publications, and world and Chinese conditions. The papers also include Rewi Alley's poetry and photographs.

Dates: 1930-1971

Robert E. Rosenwald Collection of Westport High School Materials

Identifier: KC-19-27
Scope and Contents

This material was donated by Robert E. Rosenwald, a classmate of Edgar Snow's in grade school and high school, in May 1987.

This collection contains a 1923 yearbook and the thirty-first annual commencement program for Westport High School of Kansas City, Missouri. Edgar Snow was a 1923 graduate from the high school and is listed in the commencement program.

Dates: 1923

Snow Family Correspondence

Identifier: KC-19-41
Scope and Contents This copy of a letter was sent to E. Grey Dimond by Kenneth Krakauer, whose father was a business acquaintance of Edgar Snow's father.The letter is from Edgar Snow, dated August 22, 1932, to his father, James Edgar Snow. It describes the Chinese commemorative stamps Edgar sent to his father, an avid stamp collector. It also tells of the current political situation in China, such as Japan controlling Manchuria and the potential for Communists in the country to start a...
Dates: 1932 August 22

Ted Malone Collection

Identifier: MS-0187
Scope and Contents The Ted Malone Collection was gifted to UMKC Libraries in November 2010, with addendum material gifted in April 2012. It contains materials related to his extensive career as a radio and television personality.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials contain over 4,000 program scripts for various radio venues he hosted. Also included are personal and business correspondence, promotional material, periodicals, travel literature, and a daunting selection of...
Dates: 1864 - 2003

Walt Bodine Collection

Identifier: MS-0210
Scope and Contents The manuscripts collection dates from 1950 to 2012. Having been in the broadcasting business for seven decades, Walt Bodine produced a wealth of resources for those researchers interested in the study of communications or in the history of Kansas City, Missouri. Within the collection there are radio scripts, correspondence, research tools, numerous awards, book manuscripts, ephemera, memorabilia, news clippings and photographs. The radio scripts range in date from 1957-2010, representing...
Dates: 1933 - 2015

Wang Fu Shih Papers

Identifier: KC-19-14
Scope and Contents

This folder contains excerpts from writer Wang Fu Shih's book Wao Guo Ji Zhe Xi Bei Yin Xiang Ji (Impressions of the North-west by a Foreign Journalist), his speech commemorating the 80th birthday of Edgar Snow, and copies of three letters to Wang from Helen Foster Snow and James Bertram. The folder also includes a letter to the Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation, dated October 1, 1985, explaining his donation to the Edgar Snow Collection.

Dates: 1937, 1985

Yao Family Papers

Identifier: KC-19-46
Scope and Contents Dorothy Yao donated folders 1 and 2, which contain a letter written by Edgar Snow to her husband Yao Hsin-nung, journalist, in September 1969; and a poem her daughter Hilda H. Yao wrote in memory of her father when he passed away in 1991. Hilda H. Yao donated folder 3 in 2005. Included in the documents file are photographs of Edgar Snow with the Yao family; correspondence between Snow and Yao Hsin-nung; a elegy to Lu Xun written in Chinese and translated into English by Hilda...
Dates: 1969, undated

Ying Ruocheng Collection of Cao Yu and Beijing People's Art Theatre Photographs

Identifier: KC-19-51-9
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ying Ruocheng's collected photographs that were previously used for a traveling exhibit. Many of the photographs have pencil inscriptions on the back written in Chinese. The first half of the collection (photographs labeled A through G) includes photographs that illustrate Chinese theatre performances of playwright Cao Yu's plays. The second half of the collection (photographs labeled H-AA) includes stills from other theatre productions performed by the Beijing...
Dates: circa 1940-1979, undated

Zine Collection

Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents

The Zine Collection was established with the first donation to LaBudde Special Collections in December 2015, after the Kansas City Zine Convention 2015. Comprising multiple individually-named series, the Zine Collection contains hundreds of magazines representing local and national underground/DIY culture, dating 1970s-2020s.

Dates: 1970s - 2020s