Ploughman’s Band Collection

Collection Summary

Title: Ploughman’s Band Collection
Call Number: MS 94-35
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Acquired at a private sale, 4-7-1994
Processed By: AG, 6-1994; JEF, 4-20-1999; MN, 11-2012
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

The Ploughman’s Band Collection consists of a record book containing the minutes of the band’s meetings from 1879 to 1884. The minutes include acquisitions of instruments, finances, rehearsals, concerts, and the construction of its own building near Dillon, Kansas, in north central Kansas near Herington.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Ploughman’s Band record book and minutes of their meetings, 1879-1884.
Box 1 FF 2 Summaries of the minutes and record book entries prepared by Avis German, collection processor.