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Kansas City family and domestic scenes photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 177


Studio portraits include plates with multiple images, horsedrawn carriages and various livestock, and group portraits of an unidentified family. Prints and plates follow the same numbering scheme in this collection, but there are not prints of all negatives.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1920

Conditions Governing Access

Glass plate originals are only issued if the curator or head of Public Services gives permission.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.75 Linear Feet (17 prints in 1 document case; 23 glass plate negatives in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH 177

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Kansas City flea market, 1989.

Guide to the Kansas City Collection
Kansas City family and domestic scenes photograph collection
Finding aid prepared by rbw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Kansas City family and domestic scenes photograph collection, RH PH 177, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-08: Corrected extents and inventory, mwh

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States