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SC59 Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid
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TitleSC59 Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid
AbstractThis collection of 49 boxes is arranged by imprint and state: Missouri, Kansas, and outside the local area and then by city, with the two largest groupings for Kansas City and St. Louis. Within the Kansas City arrangement is a separate category for Jenkins Music Company and for Charles Johnson. Local composers besides Charles Johnson include Scott Joplin, Carl Hoffman, Charles N. Daniels, and others. The type of music includes traditional music of the time period with emphasis on ragtime selections. The bulk of the music is published but there are some original, handwritten compositions. Also included are songs about Kansas City as well as sheet music covers with illustrations depicting Kansas City.
Dateca. 1880-1960 (bulk 1890-1930)
Music publishing industry
Music stores
Local SubjectHoffman, Carl
Daniels, Charles N.
Sheet Music
Ragtime Music
Joplin, Scott
Johnson, Charles L.
Jenkins Music Company
Item TypeFinding Aid
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Item ID208672
CONTENTdm number37089
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