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Publication of the Lawrence (Kansas) Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund, Can you guess who I am?

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P650

Overview

A publication of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund (Lawrence, Kansas) enlisting support for preserving and relocating to Hobbs Park the city's historic Murphy-Bromelsick house. Content describes the life of early editor and publisher John Speer, whose homesite is near the proposed Hobbs Park location.

Dates

  • between 2000 and 2001

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder (10 pages)

Scope and Contents

This 10-page publication of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund was issued to enlist support for its proposed preservation and relocation of Lawrence's historic Murphy-Bromelsick house to the city's Hobbs Park, near the homesite of early Lawrence editor and publisher John Speer. The Murphy-Bromelsick House was originally located at 909 Pennsylvania and was moved to 10th and Delaware streets and dedicated in 2001.

The publication includes reprinted biographical sketches of John Speer from publications of the Kansas State Historical Society and The Kansas Tribune.

Physical Location

RH MS P650

Related Materials

Lawrence Preservation Alliance, Lawrence Preservation Alliance records, 1984-1995, RH MS 666, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Lawrence Preservation Alliance. Hobbs Park Memorial Fund., The Hobbs Park memorial: 150 years of history, 1854-2004, RH MS P1299, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Title
Guide to Can you guess who I am? by the Lawrence (Kansas) Preservation Alliance Hobbs Park Memorial Fund
Subtitle
Publication of the Lawrence (Kansas) Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund, Can you guess who I am?
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6894197991
Preferred citation
Lawrence Preservation Alliance. Hobbs Park Memorial Fund. "Can you guess who I am?", Kansas Collection, RH MS P650, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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