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1. William McGlaughlin: Conductor of Electricity William McGlaughlin: Conductor of Electricity October//1995 William McGlaughlin begins his 10th year as conductor of the Kansas City Symphony. This is a feature story on this conductor who is known as charismatic, congenial and controversial.

2. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City October/9/1921 Illustrations and biographical sketch of Alfred Benjamin, "vice-president [of the] Abernathy Furniture Company," originally from Leavenworth, Kansas, starting with the company in 1876, and moving to Kansas...

3. Welcome to Roselawn Welcome to Roselawn January 12, 2003 History of Roselawn at 3717 Bell St., once the home of William Volker. Current owner, James Wells, plans to sell the home and has enlisted the Junior Women's Symphony Alliance to develop the home as their...

4. Twenty-five Years Ago: The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra Twenty-five Years Ago: The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra November 1933 History of the short-lived first Kansas City Symphony from 1911-1918.

5. Three Groups Agree to Move to Arts Center Three Groups Agree to Move to Arts Center November 27, 2004 The Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Ballet, and the Lyric Opera of Kansas City sent letters of intent pledging to occupy the new downtown performing arts center. They say they will sign 20-year leases...

6. The Vision Thing: Arts Organizations Are Infused with New Leadership and Plans for New Facilities The Vision Thing: Arts Organizations Are Infused with New Leadership and Plans for New Facilities May 2000 Photo and article about the plans for expansion by Kansas City arts institutions, including "The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Kansas City Symphony, the Kemper Museum...

7. The Metropolitan Kansas City Performing Arts Center: The Art of Giving The Metropolitan Kansas City Performing Arts Center: The Art of Giving January 1, 2006 The Metropolitan Kansas City Performing Arts Center (MPAC), when completed, will house the Kansas City Symphony, The Lyric Opera and the Kansas City Ballet. Of the $326 million goal, $231 has been raised....

8. The Kansas City Symphony Guild Presents Homes of Note Tour The Kansas City Symphony Guild Presents Homes of Note Tour November 2007 The 33rd annual holiday homes tour to benefit the Kansas City Symphony spotlights homes in Parkville, Missouri, at 6104 Timberridge Ct., 5909 Julian Drive, 5900 Julian Drive, and 6008 NW Bell Road. Includes...

9. The Devil Is in the Details The Devil Is in the Details April//1994 Article about the proposed Bi-State Culture Tax for the Bi-State Cultural District, projected to be fair to both Jackson and Johnson Counties because of their similar tastes toward cultural institutions...

10. The Development [sic] of Musical Interests The Development [sic] of Musical Interests May/15/1915 Article by Carl Busch, with photo of him, about the development of musical interests in Kansas City, including the establishment of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra.

11. Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXVII Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXVII 2006 Profile of the 37th annual Symphony Designers' Showhouse, located at 6315 Ward Parkway. Construction on the house by the J. C. Nichols Company began in 1925, with architectural plans created by Edward...

12. Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXVI Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXVI 2005 Profile of the 36th annual Symphony Designers' Showhouse, numbered 5240 Belleview when it was built in 1914, now 5300 Belleview. The home, designed with the features of the Prairie Style of architecture,...

13. Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXIX Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXIX 2008 Magazine gives the history of the house at 5730 Ward Parkway, the Symphony Designers' Showhouse in both 1993 and 2008. The house was built in 1917 and first occupied by the William W. Meriwether family....

14. Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI 2001 History of the "two-story brick house at 1030 W. 65th Street" in Kansas City, "built by the J. C. Nichols Company for Mr. and Mrs. William E. Burnett, Jr., in 1936" from designs by architect Edward Tanner....

15. Symphony Designers' Showhouse 42nd Symphony Designers' Showhouse 42nd 2011 Profile of the 42nd annual Symphony Designers' Showhouse, located at 1000 Westover Road in Sunset Hill. Designed by Root & Siemens Architectural Firm, the English-style home with Gothic influences was...

16. Symphony Designers Showhouse XXXVI Symphony Designers Showhouse XXXVI March 2005 Article profiles the 2005 Symphony Designers' Showhouse at 5300 Belleview. Describes past owners and occupants of the home, including the original owner, John A. Gallagher.

17. See Inside Nelly Don's Home! See Inside Nelly Don's Home! April 2009 Advertisement for the Kansas City Symphony Designers' Showhouse number 40, the former home of Nell Donnelly Reed, owner of the Nelly Don fashion business. Includes a short history of the house, located...

18. SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1933-1966 The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...

19. SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1903-1917 This two-scrapbook collection covers the years 1905 to 1911 (volume 1) and 1903 to 1917 (volume 2). They include theater programs, play bills, club programs, and some miscellaneous items. Many of the theater...

20. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....