Elizabeth M. Watkins Community Museum
Found in 3 Records:
Call Number: RH MS 894
Overview Charles D. Stough was a prominent member of the Lawrence, Kansas community. This collection consists of his papers from his time as city attorney, as well as material related to his leadership with the Kansas and Douglas County American Revolution Bicentennial Commissions and involvement with the Douglas County Historical Society, his work with Save the Tallgrass Prairie, In. (STP) and the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), and materials related to the Lawrence Friends of...
Dates: 1919 - 1988
Call Number: RH MS 1
Overview Jabez Bunting Watkins (1845-1921), capitalist and entrepreneur in Lawrence, Kansas, built one of the largest farm mortgage businesses in the central United States during the last three decades of the 19th century. Most of these papers are business correspondence and records which chronicle the corporate life of J. B. Watkins and Company, the J. B. Watkins Land Mortgage Company, the Watkins Land Company, and various other businesses owned or controlled by J. B. Watkins. The bulk of the papers...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1864-1946, 1882-1921
Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B64
Mounted clippings from 1951 and 1952 relating to the Lawrence Historical Society and the Lawrence Historical Museum, now the Elizabeth M. Watkins Museum, which is operated by the Douglas County Historical Society.