Organ and Piano Playing of Bard “Kayo” Frankenhauser, 1926-1985


Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Boxes R001-R002

Title: Organ and Piano Playing of Bard “Kayo” Frankenhauser, 1926-1985


Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Bard Frankenhauser, compiler.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22


Description:   Bard “Kayo” Frankenhauser played the organ and piano around Lancaster, Pennsylvania at events, weddings and parties. He had a large following and this scrapbook contains some of the fan mail, cards, and ephemera that he received. Frankenhauser also recorded some of his personal experiences within the scrapbook through written notations and correspondence. There are song lists and musical compositions scattered throughout the scrapbook. The scrapbook outlines Kayo’s career.


Conditions for Access: Restricted access. Please make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


Subjects: Frankenhauser, Bard.

Organ (musical instrument).



Printed ephemera.



Comic strips.

Sheet music.



Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 23.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.