Loren Kent Papers and Photogaphs

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

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Collection Overview

Title: Loren Kent Papers and Photogaphs, 1910-1975Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/180

Primary Creator: Kent, Loren E. (1895-1977)

Extent: 0.35 cubic feet

Arrangement: Unarranged.

Date Acquired: 10/24/2014. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Band Musicians, Barbershops--Illinois, Military Bands, Music -- Illinois, Music - United States

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of photographs, programs, route sheets, a periodical, and other personal papers of Loren Kent. The materials focus on Kent’s career between 1910 and 1975 with the John Philip Sousa Band, Great Lakes Naval Battalion Band from World War I, the Olney Cummins Community Band.

Biographical Note

Loren Kent (1895-1977) was a professional tuba musician and barber. His music career included time spent with the Great Lakes Navy Battalion 7th Regiment Band, touring four seasons with the John Philip Sousa Band during the 1920s, and playing in the Olney Cummins Community Band. Kent was also a member of the Sousa Fraternal Society. He also managed the Olney Cummins Band for fifty years.

Subject/Index Terms

Band Musicians
Barbershops--Illinois
Military Bands
Music -- Illinois
Music - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: Additional Material were donated by Bradley Kent on 10/27/2023.

Acquisition Source: Bradley Kent

Acquisition Method: Gift

Other Note: Photographs in folders 8 and 9 were removed from a deteriorating scrapbook.


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Folder 1: Signed Photograph, John Philip Sousa to Loren E. Kent, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Flier for State Livestock Coliseum, Montgomery, AL, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Battalion Band Liberty Loan Route Sheets, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sousa Band Route Sheets, 1926-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 5: C.G. Conn Musical Truth, Sousa Edition, Volume XI, Number 29, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sousa Band Concert Programs and Photograph, 1926-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Miss Atlantic City with Sousa and His Band Photograph, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Photographs From Scrapbook (1 of 2), 1910-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photographs From Scrapbook (2 of 2), 1910-1975Add to your cart.

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