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University of Kansas. Department of Music


Found in 5 Records:

Papers of Nicholas Gerren

Call Number: RH MS 409

Nicholas L. Gerren, a Kansas City, Kansas native, was the first African American member of the symphony orchestra at the University of Kansas. As a professional musician and professor of music, he became a leader in music education, as well as an advocate for civic and arts programs. This collection consists of material relating to his personal and professional development, including education records.

Dates: 1929 - 1984

Personal papers of Irene Peabody

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 277

Irene Peabody received her Mus.B. from the University of Kansas in 1923. She joined the faculty of KU in 1926, teaching voice. She retired in 1970 and died in 1987. This collection consists of clippings and music programs.

Dates: 1926 - 1970

Personal papers of John Manning

Call Number: PP 291

John Manning was one of the first graduates of the School of Music at the University of Kansas in 1889. This collection contains programs, correspondence, biograhical information, a manuscript, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1900 - 1923

Personal papers of Raymond and Alberta Stuhl

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 400

Raymond Stuhl taught cello at the University of Kansas from 1939-1977. This collection consists of music programs, photographs, and correspondence bewteen Raymond and Alberta.

Dates: 1939 - 1983

Personal papers of Robert E. Foster

Call Number: PP 627

This collection contains various papers and records associated with Robert E. Foster's work as the director of bands at the University of Kansas. It includes calendars, performance playbills of various music programs, miscellaneous correspondence, papers associated with the Sousa County Concert Program, news clippings highlighting the Marching Jayhawks, biographical information on Robert Foster, photographs, and audiovisual material of various performances.

Dates: 1969 - 2014