Historic Preservation
THE KENT AND MARY LOU BRANDEBERY COLLECTION : Music and Instruments 1860s-1900s
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.1
  • Brass Bugle, Horn , Salesman sample
  • 5 inch brass bugle, saleman's sample... View Full Record
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.2
  • Brass Bugle, Horn , Salesman sample,Military horn salesman sample
  • 7inch brass bugle, saleman's sample... View Full Record
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.3
  • Brass Bugle, Horn ,Military horn
  • A Bugle from the 1900s with a Bakelite mouthpiece rim. Bakelite mouth pieces were used by the military in cold weather. (Bakelite use 1909 - 1910 )... View Full Record
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.4
  • Brass Bugle, Horn ,Military horn ,Dragoon
  • 1847 Dragoon bugle from the collection of Don Rickey Jr., a well known historian and author (Forty Miles a Day On Beans and Hay). This Bugle belonged to his great - grandfather Rickey, a Dragoon in the in the US Army during the 1840s.... View Full Record
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.5
  • Brass Bugle, Horn ,Military horn , classic U.S. Infantry Bugle
  • A Bugle from the 1880s, a U.S. Infantry clasic of the period through WW I .... View Full Record
  • Fife
  • Fife
  • 2011.001.6
  • Wooden Fife or Flute, no keys, sixholes
  • A wood Fife, no keys, sixholes, no makers marks or model. The blow hole was round to begin with and later modified into a square, Maybe for military usuage,Civil War era, with a later period soft case. Araphoe/ Douglas County area.... View Full Record
  • Flute
  • Flute
  • 2011.001.7
  • Wooden Flute
    4 key flute
  • Wooden flute, model 1840, later called the military model ( 4keys). No makers mark or numbers. Reproduced wood case. the model came from the last part of the 1700s and made ca. 1850, from the castle rock area.... View Full Record
  • Baritone horn
  • Baritone horn
  • 2011.001.8
  • Baritone horn
  • Baritone Horn witha later case made by Mr. Brandebery. Brass with Silver plate, made by C.G. Conn. Elkhart Ind. USA, serial number 255353,1928. It has an added third valve finger slide and is from the Sedalia area. ... View Full Record
  • Cornet
  • Cornet
  • 2011.001.9
  • Brass with silver plate,Military horn , USN Cornet, F. Millard Company
  • Cornet in B flat with shepards crook. Brass with silver plate, has original case, mouthpiece and accessories ( mute, lyre, valve oil ). Has a flip-folder with music from the 1920s era . Marked USN on the bell, built by F. Millard Company, operated... View Full Record
  • Trombone
  • Trombone
  • 2011.001.10
  • Tenor Slide Trombone
  • A Tenor Slide Trombone, King- White manufacturer 1893-1915. Silver plated over brass with a friction center joint and six inch bell. Later issue mouthpiece included. Case not original made by Mr. Brandebery . From the Sedalia area. Serial number 3122... View Full Record
  • Helicon
  • Helicon
  • 2011.001.11
  • Helicon ( bass Horn) E Flat
  • Helicon ( bass Horn ) in E flat with reproduction case, brass with modern mouthpiece ( 2 ea. mouthpiece). Military cavalry instrument used in the west by mounted troops. Round civil War emblem (2in.) featuring an eagle on the bell ,a scroll or banner... View Full Record
  • Clarinet
  • Clarinet
  • 2011.001.12
  • Clarinet Wood ,Soprano in high pitch E with reed cover
  • Wood Clarinet ,soprano in high pitch E ( so marked on the bell). Albert system of fingering with wood case. Made in Paris,France by Martin Fres Ca 1880s. From the Castle Rock High School when it was located on Wilcox street in Castle Rock. No serial... View Full Record
  • Drum
  • Drum
  • 2011.001.13
  • Field Drum (large snare drum)
  • A Field Drum (large snare drum) by Slingerland, Chicago, ILL.USA. Ca 1920s, from the Parker Colorado High School. New plastic batter and snare heads,newer snare carring strap. Metal tension rods. ... View Full Record
  • Concertina
  • Concertina
  • 2011.001.15
  • Concertina
    Harmonium /Accordian
  • Concertina (harmonium/accordian) with finger buttons and keys. Pitch is controlled by removable brass reeds. Bellows supply air for the reeds. It is a folk instument native to Germany, Austria, Switzerland used to accompany small, single, or large gr... View Full Record
  • Bugle
  • Bugle
  • 2011.001.16
  • Military Bugle in E flat to F
  • A Military Bugle in E flat to F with a single piston valve. Ca. 1860s. Period repair brass patches over holes and dents. Spit valve, tuning slide, no case. From the Kansas / Colorado Territories. ... View Full Record
  • Uniform
  • Uniform
  • 2011.001.18
  • Band Director's uniform
  • Band Director's uniform ( coat ,pants ,belt ) from the douglas county High School ca. 1960s. Black with " DIRECTOR" in gold letters on the coat pocket. Worn by Kent Brandebury,director from 1958-1971. ... View Full Record
  • Accordion
  • Accordion
  • 2011.001.19
  • Accordion
  • Accordion, has 24 base buttons for the left hand, an octava keyboard. Made by Hohner, Germany, student model number 4. Donated to the Douglas County High School music department in 1958 by Dan Reed whose daughter attended high school at the time. It... View Full Record
  • Melophone
  • Melophone
  • 2011.001.14
  • Melophone
  • Melophone, made by Conn Corp.of Elkhart Indiana 1912. Serial number 141933. Built in F with additional tuning slides to play in the keys of E flat,D,C. Orginal case and accessories. Brass with lacquer finish, restamped on the bell when exchanged for... View Full Record
  • Cornet
  • Cornet
  • 2011.001.20
  • Cornet in B flat and C keys
  • Cornet with B Flat and C keys, made by C.Bruno and Sons NY. It is nickel plated ,special grade with serial number 31-32-33. Slides have been altered and an extended mouthpiece shank provided to play in the key of C. No case or additions other than fo... View Full Record
  • Drum
  • Drum
  • 2011.001.21
  • Field Drum (large snare drum)
  • A Field Drum (large snare drum) painted white body. No name, rod tension. Replaced heads and handmade snare strings, drum key. From the Parker Colorado High school which was closed in 1957. Canvas case. ... View Full Record
  • Print, Photographic
  • Print, Photographic
  • 2011.001.11.1
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  • The Nemaha, Nebraska Town Band, circa 1880s. The musicians, who are wearing European style uniforms, are from left to right: (seated) J. Lambert Melvin, George Fairbrother, George Dyer, Thomas Higgins, Tom Finch, Lance Jones; (standing) Bill Seid, un... View Full Record
  • Print, Photographic
  • Print, Photographic
  • 2011.001.11.2
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  • The 6th Cavalry band took up duties at Fort Riley, Kansas near the turn of the century and lent color to the activities at the post.... View Full Record
  • Book, Music
  • Book, Music
  • 2011.001.17
  • Modern Music and Musicians for Vocalist
  • Set of 8 music books from the turn of the 20th century, bound and printed for voice and piano. From Douglas County. Volume I The Singers Guide - Religious Music - History Volume II Modern Art Songs Volume II The Opera - History and Guide Volume... View Full Record

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