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Acquisitions at the National Music Museum

July 1, 2009—June 30, 2010

Bowed Stringed Instruments
Brass Instruments
Free Reed Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Plucked Stringed Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Archival and Research Collections


Bowed Stringed Instruments

NMM 14470.  Violin, The King Henry IV, by Antonio and Girolamo Amati, Cremona, ca. 1595.
The letter, H, painted on back of violin

Armorial painted on back of violin

Back of violin

NMM 14470. Violin, The King Henry IV, by Antonio and Girolamo Amati, Cremona, ca. 1595. Ex colls.: King Henry IV, France; François de Bassompierre and family, France; King Louis XVIII, France; Jean-Baptiste Cartier, Paris; George Hart, London; Royal de Forest Hawley, Hartford, Connecticut; Albert Hastings Pitkin, Hartford; Lyon & Healy, Chicago; Edmund V. Bukolt, Stevens Point, Wisconsin; The Copernicus Cultural Foundation, Chicago. Purchase funds gift of Kevin Schieffer, Sioux Falls.


NMM 14423.  Violin, German-speaking regions, ca. 1820-1860. Bass side of violin Treble side of violin Back of violin

NMM 14423. Violin, German-speaking regions, ca. 1820-1860. Ex coll.: Erich Lachmann Collection, UCLA. Jean Abramson Acquisitions Fund.


NMM 14477.  Saw duang (two-string fiddle), Thailand, ca. 1995

NMM 14477. Saw duang (two-string fiddle), Thailand, ca. 1995. Gift of Claire Givens and Andrew Dipper, Minneapolis.


NMM 14424. Violin, Markneukirchen, ca. 1880-1910. Schweitzer model. Gift of June Mills, St. Edward, Nebraska.

NMM 14425. Violin bow by Leon Glasser, Bronx, New York, ca. 1938-1962. Gift of June Mills.

NMM 14465. Hardingfele by Knudt Eriksen Helland, Bø, Telemark, Norway, 1873. Gift of Bonnie Weiger, Laurel, Nebraska.

NMM 14466-14467. Violin and bow by Masakichi Suzuki, Nagoya, Japan, ca. 1910-1940. Stradivari model. Gift of Bonnie Weiger.

NMM 14468. Violoncello bow, possibly made in Vogtland, Saxony; Egerland, Czechoslovakia; or Mirecourt, France, ca. 1880-1930. Gift of Bonnie Weiger.

NMM 14477. Saw duang (two-string fiddle), Thailand, ca. 1995. Gift of Claire Givens and Andrew Dipper, Minneapolis.

NMM 14483. Violin attributed to The Vogtland, ca. 1900. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.


Brass Instruments

NMM 14445.  Cornet in B-flat/A by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, ca. 1884. Side view 1 of cornet Side view 2 of cornet

NMM 14445. Cornet in B-flat/A by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, ca. 1884. Serial no. 8402. Ultimatum model. Silverplate with gold-plated bell interior. André and Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.


NMM 14448.  Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1920-1921.

NMM 14448. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1920-1921. Serial no. 1335. Olds Standard Large Bore model. Silverplated with gold-plated bell interior. Played by A. Roland Lind in the original Dalesburg (South Dakota) Community Band, ca. 1920s-1930s. Handed down to LeRoy F. Lind and later to Doug Lind, both of whom played it in the Vermillion High School Band. Gift of Doug Lind, Rapid City, South Dakota.



NMM 14412. Euphonium in B-flat (HP/LP) by C. G. Conn Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1917. Serial no. 147333. New Wonder model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Terry Pierce, New York City.

NMM 14429. Mellophone by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, ca. 1923. Serial no. 108436. Concert Horn model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn.

NMM 14430. Euphonium in B-flat (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, ca. 1920. Serial no. 48506. Revelation model 82. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.

NMM 14432. Trumpet in B-flat/A (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, ca. 1929. Serial no. 103763. Llewellyn model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.

NMM 14439. Trombone (LP) by Frank Holton & Co., Chicago, ca. 1917-1918. Serial no. 43165. Holton Special model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson.

NMM 14450. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1920-1923. Olds Standard Medium Bore model. Arne B. Larson Estate.

NMM 14451. Trombone by F. E. Olds, Los Angeles, ca. 1923-1925. Olds Standard Large Medium Bore model. Arne B. Larson Estate.

NMM 14455. Cornetto by Gary M. Stewart, Boone, North Carolina, ca. 1970-1975. Donated in memory of Gary M. Stewart (1953-2009) by Darcy Kuronen, Boston.

NMM 14480. Bass cornetto by Roland Wilson, Cologne, April 2010. Reconstruction of basse des cornets (bass cornetto) described by Marin Mersenne in Harmonie Universelle (Paris: 1636). Commissioned by the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Foundation.

NMM 14482. Trombone by Frank Holton & Company, Elkhorn, 1929. Paul Whiteman Revelation model. Gold-plated, highly engraved. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.

BA-97. Trumpet mute attributed to Austria, late 18th century.
BA-98. Trumpet mute attributed to Austria, 20th century.
BA-99. Trumpet mute by Shastock, Cleveland, ca. 1900-1950. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Foundation.

Holton-0034. Trombone slide by Frank Holton & Co., Chicago, ca. 1908. Brass. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn, Wisconsin.


Free Reed Instruments

NMM 14452. Diatonic accordion attributed to Busson, Paris, ca. 1860. Sold by W. Winrow & Son, Nottingham, England and Broadbent Dry Goods, Lehi City, Utah. Gift of Leo Coulson, Intermountain Guitar & Banjo, Salt Lake City.

NMM 14453. Diatonic harmonica in C by Hohner, Trossingen, Germany, ca. 1955. Herb Shriner Hoosier Boy model. Included in the kit, Herb Shriner's TV Harmonica Jamboree, sold by Astranaut, Inc., New York, ca. 1955. Kit also includes original box; two, 78-RPM sound recordings; a lesson book; a "harmonica holster" to wear on a belt; a "Herb Shriner's Harmonica Club" membership card autographed on the back by Shriner; and, a Herb Shriner Club pin. Gift of Michael Walters, Laguna Woods, California.

NMM 14474. Piano accordion, Germany, ca. 1930-1940. Tone-Crest line. Gift of Zelena Weisz, Vermillion.


Keyboard Instruments

NMM 14408.  Harpsichord, Naples, ca. 1530.

NMM 14408. Harpsichord, Naples, ca. 1530. Single manual, C/E-c3 (4 octaves), originally 1 × 8' (altered to 2 × 8' in the 17th or 18th c.). Purchase funds from the William Selz Estate, Mr. & Mrs. Clifford E. Graese Fund, and Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Rawlins Fund.


NMM 14118. Electric organ by Gulbransen (a division of CBS Musical Instruments), Deerfield, Illinois, ca. 1970s. Pacemaker Deluxe 1811L model. Walnut finish. Two 44-note manuals, 13-note pedal clavier. Built-in Leslie speaker system. Gift of Richard Peterson and his sister, Patricia, in memory of their parents Chester and Inez Peterson, Gayville, South Dakota.

NMM 14418.  Electric organ by Gulbransen, Deerfield, Illinois, ca. 1970s.


NMM 14447.  Square piano by William Knabe and Co., Baltimore, ca. 1865.

NMM 14447. Square piano by William Knabe and Co., Baltimore, ca. 1865. Serial no. 4362. AAA-a4 (7 octaves). Two pedals: moderator, dampers. Gift of Loretta Loop Smith, Pebble Beach, California.


NMM 14479. Square piano by André Stein, Vienna, ca. 1830-1842. CC-g4 (6+ octaves). Transfer from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

NMM 14479.  Square piano by André Stein, Vienna, ca. 1830-1842.


NMM 14415. Electra-piano and harpsichord by Rocky Mount Instruments, Inc. (a division of Allen Organ Co., Macungie, Pennsylvania), Rocky Mount, North Carolina, ca. 1972-1974. Model 368. Gift of Lynn A. Wheelwright, Clearfield, Utah.

NMM 14419. Practice keyboard by The Virgil Piano School Company, Bergenfield, New Jersey and New York City, ca. 1901-1912. Tekniklavier model. Serial no. 1879. Gift of A. DeWayne & Theo Rayburn Wee, Northfield, Minnesota.

NMM 14426. Practice keyboard by Pratt, Read & Co., Inc., Ivoryton, Connecticut, ca. 1953. Tru-Touch model. Gift of June Mills, St. Edward, Nebraska.

NMM 14434. Upright piano with player mechanism (Hammond Melo-Harp) by the Straube Co., Hammond, Indiana, ca. 1916-17. Serial no. 26494. AAA-c5 (7+ octaves). Three pedals: half blow, "melo-harp" (tabs with staples for a jarring, "honky-tonk" tone), dampers. Purchased by Perry Fulton Pinkerton for his wife, Isadora, in 1918. Delivered by train and wagon to the family farmhouse in Quimby, Iowa, where it remained until coming to the NMM, this player piano filled family events with music and provided accompaniment for dancing. Gift of Rawson and Arlene Pinkerton and Family, Quimby, Iowa.

NMM 14456 and 14457. Solovox keyboard and tone cabinet by Hammond Instrument Co., Chicago, ca. 1940-1948. Originally owned and played by Rev. Roger D. Grow in various parsonages in South Dakota and Nebraska during the 1950s and 1960s. Accompanied by technical schematics, owner's manual, music, and correspondence between Rev. Grow and the Hammond Organ Co., 1969-1972. Gift of Kathy K. Grow, Yankton, South Dakota.

NMM 14458. Melodeon by Bernard Shoninger and Company, Woodbridge, Connecticut, ca. 1860-1865. Gift of Sarah Wood-Clark, Kansas City, Missouri.


Percussion Instruments

NMM 14403. Clapperless double bell, Cameroon, ca. 1989. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves, Brookings, South Dakota.

NMM 14404. Plucked lamellaphone (thumb piano), Botswana, ca. 1978. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves.

NMM 14471-14473. Maracas, Bermuda, ca. 1955. Gift of David B. Hartley, Pierre, South Dakota.


Plucked Stringed Instruments

NMM 14421.  Psaltery (salterio) by Salvador Bofill, Barcelona, 1760.

NMM 14421. Psaltery (salterio) by Salvador Bofill, Barcelona, 1760. Outer case with painted decoration by Diego Díaz y Valle, Cascante, 1772. Trapezoidal psaltery of the Italian/Spanish type, resembling the northern-European hammered dulcimer but intended to be played by plucking with the fingers (sometimes with plectra attached by rings to the fingers). Ex coll.: Erich Lachmann Collection, UCLA. Vinatieri Acquisitions Fund and Board of Trustees Acquisitions Fund.


NMM 14422. Waldzither (cittern), Germany, ca. 1800. Ex coll.: Erich Lachmann Collection, UCLA. Jean Abramson Acquisitions Fund.


Close-up of cittern head.     Close-up of cittern rose.
NMM 14422.  Waldzither (cittern), Germany, ca. 1800.


NMM 14454.  Electric guitar by Ibanez made in China for Saein Musical Instrument Co., Incheon, South Korea, March 2005.

South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds personally presented a commemorative guitar to the NMM on March 19, 2010. The Ibanez electric guitar was autographed by performers at the South Dakota Vietnam War Memorial dedication concerts held in the State Capitol in September 2006. Celebrated rock stars who signed the instrument include Steve Miller; Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys; and Stu Cook and Doug Clifford of Credence Clearwater Revisited (both original CCR members).

NMM 14454. Electric guitar by Ibanez made in China for Saein Musical Instrument Co., Incheon, South Korea, March 2005. Gift of the State of South Dakota.

Click here for additional information and photographs of the Governor's presentation.



NMM 14414. Guitar by Ervin Somogyi, Oakland, California, April 1980. Modified Dreadnought model. Serial number 59. Gift of Dream Guitars, Weaverville, North Carolina.

NMM 14414.  Guitar by Ervin Somogyi, Oakland, California, 1980.
NMM 14414.  Guitar by Ervin Somogyi, Oakland, California, 1980.


NMM 14409.  Guitar by Kay, Chicago, ca. 1945.

NMM 14409. Guitar by Kay, Chicago, ca. 1946. Jean Abramson Estate.


Back of guitar


NMM 14433.  Electric guitar by Travis Bean, Sun Valley, California, 1978.

NMM 14433. Electric guitar by Travis Bean, Sun Valley, California, 1978. Serial no. 1234. TB10000A (Artist) model. Produced for display at trade shows. Mounted on metal stand with cutaways showing construction features. Ex coll.: Vincent Gallo, Los Angeles. Gift of Lynn Wheelwright, Clearfield, Utah.

NMM 14433.  Electric guitar by Travis Bean, Sun Valley, California, 1978.


NMM 14441. Ukulele by Carnival Toy Mfg. Corp., New York City, ca. 1950-1963. NMM 14444. Baritone ukulele by Guild, Hoboken, New Jersey, ca. 1963. NMM 14442. Ukulele by Emenee Industries, New York City, ca. 1950-1963.

NMM 14441. Ukette by Carnival Toy Mfg. Corp., New York City, ca. 1950-1963. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14444. Baritone ukulele by Guild Guitars, Hoboken, New Jersey, ca. 1963-1966. Model U-21. Serial no. U-474. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14442. Ukulele by Emenee Industries, New York City, ca. 1950-1963. Flamingo model. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).


NMM 14459.  Baritone ukulele by Petersen Products, Chicago, ca. 1960.  Polk-a-lay-lee model 100. NMM 14460.  Soprano ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, Connecticut, May 2003.  Flea model M30. NMM 14461.  Tenor ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, 2007.  Fluke model M20 Tiki Mug.

NMM 14459. Baritone ukulele by Petersen Products, Chicago, ca. 1960. Polk-a-lay-lee model 100. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14460. Soprano ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, Connecticut, May 2003. Flea model M30. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14461. Tenor ukulele by The Magic Fluke Co., New Hartford, 2007. Fluke model M20 Tiki Mug. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).


NMM 14462.  Concert ukulele by Oscar Schmidt, a division of U.S. Music Corp., Mundelein, Illinois, manufactured in China, 2005. NMM 14463. Junior (toy) guitar / concert ukulele by Mattel, Inc., Los Angeles, ca. 1955-1956. Mousegetar model.

NMM 14462. Concert ukulele by Oscar Schmidt, a division of U.S. Music Corp., Mundelein, Illinois, manufactured in China, 2005. Mousekulele, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Mickey Mouse Club. Limited Edition of 1,000. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14463. Junior (toy) guitar / concert ukulele by Mattel, Inc., Los Angeles, ca. 1955-1956. Mousegetar model, based on the tenor guitar used by Jimmie Dodd on the Mickey Mouse Club. Gift of Arian Sheets, Vermillion, South Dakota.


NMM 14405. Pluriarc (multi-neck harp), Botswana, ca. 1978. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves, Brookings, South Dakota.

NMM 14407. Plectrum banjo by Gold Tone, Dalian, China, May 2009. Plectrum Special, PS-250. Gift of André and Kay Marcum Larson, Vermillion.

NMM 14416. Ukulele, Hawaii, ca. 1920. Gift of Lynn Wheelwright, Clearfield, Utah.

NMM 14417. Sitar, northern India, 20th century. Gift of Robert Klein, Mobridge, South Dakota.

NMM 14440. Banjo ukulele attributed to Harmony, Chicago, ca. 1922-1936. Distributed by Tom Brown Music Co., Chicago. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14443. Toy guitar/ukulele by Selcol, England, ca. 1957-1960. Skiffle Junior model. Geoffrey Rezek Collection (Darien, Connecticut).

NMM 14469. Ukulele attributed to The Harmony Company, Chicago, ca. 1920-1940. Mouna-Loa brand. Gift of Bonnie Weiger, Laurel, Nebraska.

NMM 14478. Koto, Japan, ca. 1975. Gift of Peter Wilson, Minneapolis.

NMM 14481. Sesando (tube zither), Indonesia, late 19th century. Ex coll.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund.

NMM 14485. Mandolin, attributed to U.S.A., ca. 1900-1925. Gift of John Banasiak, Vermillion.


Woodwind Instruments

NMM 14435-14437.  Matched set of clarinets by Franz Pfaff, Kaiserslautern, ca. 1850-1895.

NMM 14435-14437. Matched set of clarinets in A, B-flat, and C by Franz Pfaff, Kaiserslautern, ca. 1850-1895. In original box with original maker's label. André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.


NMM 14411.  Top joint of clarinet in B-flat by The Selmer Company, Inc., Elkhart, ca. 1972-1980. Side view of clarinet joint Back view of clarinet joint

NMM 14411. Top joint of clarinet in B-flat by The Selmer Company, Inc., Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1972-1980. Serial no. 580238. Bundy model #1400M. Mazzeo System. Gift of Bruce E. McGarvey, Blacksburg, Virginia.


NMM 14475-14476.  Ocarinas, Costa Rica, ca. 1999.

NMM 14475-14476. Ocarinas, Costa Rica, ca. 1999. Gift of Claire Givens and Andrew Dipper, Minneapolis.


NMM 14406. Xaphoon (bamboo sax) in C by Brian Wittman, Maui, Hawaii, ca. 1980. Gift of Curtis Teague, Minneapolis.

NMM 14410. Bassoon, Czechoslovakia, ca. 1919-1924. Stamped with trade name, Florentin Barbier. German system. Gift of James B. Preus, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

NMM 14413. Song flute in C by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, ca. 1960. Fitchhorn Song Flute model. Gift of Marlene Kohlhaas, Aberdeen, South Dakota.

NMM 14420. C-melody saxophone by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1922. Gold-plated, custom engraving. Serpentine-shaped register key. De & David Knudson Acquisitions Fund and the André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.

NMM 14427. Clarinet in B-flat (LP) by Pan American, Elkhart, ca. 1917-1928. Serial no. 2883. Model 54N. Albert system. Gift of Bernita McFarland, Mitchell, South Dakota.

NMM 14428. Clarinet in B-flat (LP) by Harry Pedler and Co., Elkhart, ca. 1920-1930. Premiere model. Albert system. Gift of Philip D. Eiserman, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

NMM 14431. C-melody saxophone by Frank Holton & Co., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, ca. December 1927-December 1, 1930. Serial no. 38322. Rudy Wiedoeft model. Satin-silverplated. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn.

NMM 14438. Clarinet in B-flat by G. Leblanc Corp., La Couture-Boussey (Paris), ca. 1950-1965. Noblet model 40. Arne B. Larson Estate.

NMM 14446. Clarinet in E-flat (HP), ca. 1890-1915. Albert system. Two body joints only. Gift of Gerald A. Krumbholz, Tampa, Florida.

NMM 14464. Clarinet in A by Gebrüder Mönnig, Markneukirchen, ca. 1920-1939. Oehler system. Ex coll.: Sid Glickman, Bronx, New York. André P. & Kay Marcum Larson Acquisitions Fund.

NMM 14484. Clarinet in B-flat, France, ca. 1925. La Premiere line. Gift of Carol Lee Cole, Annawan, Illinois.


Archival and Research Collections

Acquisitions Made Between July 1, 2009—June 30, 2010

Tools from the D'Aquisto and D'Angelico Workshop

D'Aquisto and D'Angelico Workshop Materials. Tools, parts, drawings, and related items from the workshops of James D'Aquisto and John D'Angelico. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund; one-half a gift of James D'Aquisto II, Stony Brook, New York.


M-535.  Reproduction of a flute body by E. I. Dupont de Nemours & Co., Parkersburg, West Virginia, ca. 1978.
Teflon flute body.

M-535. Reproduction of a flute body by E. I. Dupont de Nemours & Co., Parkersburg, West Virginia, ca. 1978. Teflon. Presented to Carleton Angelo Sperati (1918-2009), upon his retirement from DuPont in 1978. Gift of Solveig Sperati Korte.


  • A-52. Framed musical manuscript leaf (vellum) from a Liber Antiphonrium or Liber Gradualis, probably Spain or Italy, 16th-17th century. Gift of Robert Klein, Mobridge, South Dakota.

  • The Philip R. Belt Keyboard Technical Drawings Collection. Gift of Philip R. Belt, Hagerstown, Indiana.

  • The George Borun Technical Drawings Collection:  40 technical drawings of harpsichords, a clavicytherium, violins, violas, celli, basses, viols, violas d'amore, and a harp. Transfer from the NAMM Library and Resource Center, Carlsbad, California.

  • C-195. Display banner by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, ca. 1935-1955. Customized for Taylor's Music Store, Aberdeen, South Dakota. Gift of Marlene Kohlhaas, Aberdeen.

  • Holton-34. Trombone slide by Frank Holton & Co., Chicago, ca. 1908. Gift of Craig Anderson, Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

  • M-526. Backlit sign advertising Guild Acoustic Guitar by TecArt Industries, Inc., Farmington Hills, Michigan. Gift of Lynn Wheelwright, Pro Musician's Outlet, Clearfield, Utah.

  • M-527-530. Set of four ceramic coffee mugs by Taylor International USA for WFLN radio station’s Philadelphia Orchestra Marathon II, ca. 1990s. Portraits of classical composers featured. Gift of Michael Walters, Laguna Woods, California.

  • M-531. Harmonica kit, "Learn to Play the Harmonica: A Beginner's Course for Harmonica by Cham-Ber Huang," by Music Minus One, New York City, 1967. Gift of Michael Walters.

  • M-532. Harmonica kit, "Herb Shriner's TV Harmonica Jamboree," by Astranaut, Inc., New York City, 1955. Gift of Michael Walters.

  • M-533. Army-Navy "E" Award plaque presented to Martin Band Instrument Co., Elkhart, 1944. Gift of Jim Stella, Janesville, Wisconsin.

  • M-534. Printer's block by Franklin Type Foundry, Cincinnati, ca. 1880-1892. Illustration of Chickering grand piano. Gift of Solveig Sperati Korte, Vermillion.

  • M-536. Double-bass jig by Gibson, Kalamazoo, ca. 1940. Gift of Bob Nelson, Northfield, Minnesota.

  • M-537. Guitar headstock blank by Grammer Guitar Co., Nashville, Tennessee, before 1968. Johnny Cash model. Ex coll.: Johnny Cash Estate. Gift of Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet, Minneapolis.

  • M-538. Strobotuner by C. G. Conn, Ltd., Elkhart, ca. 1955. Gift of Robert Kilborn, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

  • Books and periodicals from the following donors:  Margaret Downie Banks (Vermillion); Carol Lee Cole (Annawan, Illinois); Cheryl Crandell (South Sioux City, Nebraska); Richard W. & Jane George (Libertyville, Illinois); Robert Kilborn (Sioux Falls); Marlene Kohlhaas (Aberdeen, South Dakota); Solveig Sperati Korte (Vermillion); John Koster (Vermillion); André P. Larson (Vermillion); Kay Marcum Larson (Vermillion); Geoffrey Rezek (Darien, Connecticut); Paul Ruppa (Milwaukee); Susan Stensland (Omaha); Anita Tipton (Keller, Texas); Michael Walters (Laguna Woods, California); Bonnie Weiger (Laurel, Nebraska); and Lynn Wheelwright (Clearfield, Utah).

  • Music:  more than 1,000 pieces of sheet music, books of music, songbooks, hymnals, method books, and original music manuscripts from the following donors: Craig Anderson (Elkhorn, Wisconsin); Cathy Murphy Breske (Webster, South Dakota); John Check (Vermillion); Cheryl Crandell (South Sioux City, Nebraska); David Eiesland (Detroit Lakes, Minnesota); Richard W. & Jane George (Libertyville, Illinois); Robert Kilborn (Sioux Falls); Bernita McFarland (Mitchell, South Dakota); Bernard Ofstehage (Elk Point, South Dakota); Dick and Dee Pillar (Yankton, South Dakota); Geoffrey Rezek (Darien, Connecticut); Gladys Sadoski (Grayslake, Illinois); Cindy Sheehan (Trevor, Wisconsin); and Richard Siorek (Sioux Falls).

  • Musical instrument manufacturers trade publications, trade periodicals, and related materials (more than 1,200 items) including 1) several files concerning the development of Leblanc's Urbie Green trombone model, donated by Craig Anderson (Elkhorn, Wisconsin); and 2) five binders of confidential piano company price lists compiled by Wilton Syckes (Phoenix, Arizona), transferred from the NAMM Library and Resource Center (Carlsbad, California). Additional materials from the following donors:  Margaret Downie Banks (Vermillion); Cheryl Crandell (South Sioux City, Nebraska); James D'Aquisto II (Stony Brook, New York); Chris Garcea (Plano, Texas); Richard W. & Jane George (Libertyville, Illinois); Kathy K. Grow (Yankton, South Dakota); Allan R. Jones (Brookings, South Dakota); Robert Kilborn (Sioux Falls); Marlene Kohlhaas (Aberdeen, South Dakota); Solveig Sperati Korte (Vermillion); Geoffrey Rezek (Darien, Connecticut); and Lynn Wheelwright (Clearfield, Utah).

  • Sound Recordings: 777 records (78 RPM & 33-1/3 RPM); cassette tapes; CDs; player piano rolls; and videotapes from the following donors: Margaret Downie Banks (Vermillion); David B. Hartley (Pierre, South Dakota); Rich Mangelsen (Yankton, South Dakota); Richard Menzel (Vermillion); Missouri Valley Music (Canton, South Dakota); Jim Pinkerton (Cedar Falls, Iowa); Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reeves (Brookings, South Dakota); Curtis Teague & Loretta Simonet (Minneapolis); LeEtte Vos (Hanover Park, Illinois); and Michael Walters (Laguna Woods, California).

  • Other Items, including photos, posters, strings for musical instruments, guitar picks, research materials, a flatbed scanner, shelving units, and a microwave, from the following donors:  Barry L. and Margaret Downie Banks (Vermillion); Cheryl Crandell (South Sioux City, Nebraska); Robert Kilborn (Sioux Falls); Marlene Kohlhaas (Aberdeen, South Dakota); Daniel C. Larson (Duluth, Minnesota); John Sternquist (Yankton, South Dakota); Barbara Lind Ubben (Santa Maria, California); and Lynn Wheelwright (Clearfield, Utah).

Access to the NMM's Archival and Research Collections is available by appointment. For further information, consult the NMM's Guidelines for Access to the Sally Fantle Archival Research Center.


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