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Disasters, 1876 - 1997

 Series

Scope and Contents

This series comprises photographs of disasters, mostly natural, that have taken place in Lawrence. Disasters include several significant flooding incidents, fires, the April 1911 tornado, and the Kansas River ice jam of 1910. The negatives series also includes images of motorcycle and car accidents.

Dates

  • 1876 - 1997

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 document cases (one of negatives) + boxed oversize photographs, other negatives)

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334