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Helen Holmes Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1136
Overview

The Helen (Lambert) Holmes Papers are those of a long time Wichita, Kansas resident. They focus on her father, Detective William "Bill" Lambert, and uncle Jim Gordon a member of the quartet The Four Tunes.

Dates: 1980

Johnson Community Chorus Traveling Group photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P1338
Overview

This black and white photograph copy is of the Johnson Community Chorus Traveling Group, composed of African American singers.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1960s

June Tidwell Sprouls papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 964
Overview

The June Tidwell Sprouls papers are those of a longtime Hutchinson, Kansas resident and musician.

Dates: 1949 - 1986

N. Clark Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 947
Overview

The N. Clark Smith papers are those of a Kansas resident who performed as part of a traveling musical group, worked as band director at a number of schools, and composed and published a number of musical pieces.

Dates: 1897 - 1926

Papers of Forrest E. Slaughter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 613
Overview

The papers of Forrest Slaughter consist of personal and professional records pertaining to his career as an African American jazz musician, music therapist, and school district administrator. Included are minutes of the Topeka Committee for Better Minority Education, which he established.

Dates: 1950 - 1984

Papers of Nicholas Gerren

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 409
Overview

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

Shirley Brown papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P839
Overview

The Shirley Brown papers are those of a long time Lawrence, Kansas resident.

Dates: 1905-1969

William Foster papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 656
Overview

William Foster was the band director for Florida A & M University (FAMU) from the 1940s-2001. His papers include material regarding the FAMU Marching 100 band as well as his other professional activities.

Dates: 1940 - 2012