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Lois Swaney collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P949

Overview

This collection consists of materials from Lois Swaney (married name Lois Connelly), a singer known as the "Sweetheart of Song," who performed for several years with her band at the Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection includes several song request cards from performers working at the Hotel Phillips, a 1929 poster announcing Golden Mead and her Metropolitan Girls from South Dakota sent to Swaney, and several photographs of Lois Swaney and bands that performed in the 1940s.

Dates

  • 1929-1940s

Creator

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

3 folders (2 folders + 1 oversize folder)

Physical Location

RH MS P949

Physical Location

RH MS-P P949

Physical Location

RH MS R410

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Frank Wood, 2008.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Lois Swaney Collection
Subtitle
Lois Swaney collection
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by mwh. Finding aid encoded by mwh.
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1638225279
Preferred citation
Lois Swaney collection, RH MS P949, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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