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Kansas sheet music collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS Q455

Overview

Wide variety of sheet music relating to Kansas, written by Kansans, or otherwise of significance to the state of Kansas and themes of possible interest to Kansans. Includes military marches, fraternal organization songs and songs for the University of Kansas, statehood and territorial anniversary songs, and sentimental ballads, among other genres and music types.

Dates

  • approximately 1860s-1960s

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

6.5 Linear Feet (4 oversize boxes) ; Each box measures 39x49 cm.

Arrangement

Organized alphabetically by song title; composer and/or lyricist noted whenever possible.

Physical Location

RH MS Q455

Processing Information

Formerly located at call number RH E165.

Title
Guide to the Kansas Sheet Music Collection
Subtitle
Kansas sheet music collection
Author
Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/3583617774
Preferred citation
Kansas sheet music collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS Q455, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334