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Kansas City (Mo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Sister Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0140
Scope and Contents The Sister Cities Collection contains photographs and ephemera from various events and activities conducted during the visit of a delegation from Seville, Spain – Kansas City’s first sister city.The collection is contained in one manuscript box and divided into 14 folders. The material has been sorted into three categories: miscellaneous, photographs and news clippings. The miscellaneous includes invitations, souvenir booklets, programs and postcards. The photographs are mostly...
Dates: October 1967

Ted Malone Collection

 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

Theodore Lawrence Painting Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0148
Scope and Contents The Theodore Lawrence Painting Company Collection was a gift from Barbara Millman, granddaughter of Lawrence, to LaBudde Special Collections in February 2009. Although the collection is scant, it contains significant insight into Lawrence and the successful painting business he developed in Kansas City, Missouri, beginning in 1903. Included is biographical information, correspondence, promotional material, periodicals containing articles on Lawrence, news clippings, photographs and other...
Dates: 1903 - 1976

U. S. Epperson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0107
Scope and Contents The U.S. Epperson Collection is housed in LaBudde Special Collections at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The collection consists of material related to Kansas City businessman and philanthropist Uriah Spray Epperson and his wife Mary Elizabeth Weaver Epperson, whose palatial home at 5200 Cherry Street was willed to the University after Mrs. Epperson’s death in 1939. The Epperson House has served as a number of different types of offices, classrooms and spaces at UMKC over the years,...
Dates: 1893 - 1939

Universal Underwriters Group Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Contents The Universal Underwriters Group Collection was the gift of Pat Fischer at Zurich in North America (formerly Universal Underwriters Group). Contained in the collection are a wide variety of documents that represent both the history of the company as well as more day-to-day business matters. A great many magazine advertisements and brochures are here as well, along with some awards (certificates, plaques). The collection boasts a large collection of various newsletters and publications, as...
Dates: 1930 - 2008

University of Kansas City Radio Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0114
Scope and Contents

Consists of broadcast recordings from University of Kansas City Radio, including programs about American Royal Horse Show, Kansas City history, UKC Radio Choir Choral Program, and community theatres.

Dates: 1940 - 1952

Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0033
Scope and Contents Photos in UMKC Digital Special CollectionsThe collection comprises 229 Victorian and vintage original photographic prints dating from the mid 19th Century to the early 20th Century. Formats include Cartes-de-Visite, Cabinet Cards and Tintype. The bulk of the collection represents studios in Missouri and Kansas, while the remaining span throughout the United States with a few in Europe. Within the...
Dates: 1850s - 1930s

Walt Bodine Collection

 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

William (Bill) Randall Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Scope and Contents The William “Bill” Randall Williams Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Austin Williams in January 2017. Most items date from 1982-1986, when Bill Williams campaigned for and served as legislator for the 11th district in Jackson County. While the eulogy and obituary in the biographical series show the Bill Williams known by his family and friends, the collection as a whole is representative of William’s career as county legislator.The largest part of the...
Dates: 1981 - 1989

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 Volker & Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0117
Scope and Contents The William Volker & Company Collection is housed in the LaBudde Special Collections at the UMKC Miller Nichols Library. The collection consists of material related to Volker and his Kansas City-based company, a picture-frame/window-shade retail manufacturer that became a successful home-furnishings wholesaler with locations across the country. The collection is divided into three series, Biographical/Historical, Advertisements/Promotions, and Photographs/Graphics; and includes primarily...
Dates: 1931 - 1976

Zine Collection

 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