Philip Laurie Collection


Philip Laurie and Linné Laurie Cornwell


9 cu ft papers and photographs; 102 linear feet audio/visual


The Simmons School of Mortuary Science 1900-1970s, papers and photographs including hands-on photos of embalming.

Edith Simmons original compositions and sheet music, primarily jazz; Edith Simmons and Philip Laurie collection of jazz, big band, classical, opera, radio shows, and children’s songs.

The films include comedies, cartoons, horror films, and airplane movies. The book subjects include jazz, music, movies, and children’s books.


Philip Laurie was born January 11, 1934 and died on August 20, 2011.

He resided in Syracuse, NY, in his earlier years and retired to Albuquerque, NM.



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