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Lawrence Preservation Alliance records

Call Number: RH MS 666


The records of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance (Lawrence, Kansas) include records of the "Heart of Oread" project from 1986-1987. Documents include minutes, nominations, historical resources and inventory, as well as photographs and relevant newspaper clippings. The collection also includes photographs from the 1993, 1998, and 1999 Douglas County Architectural Photography Contest.


  • Creation: 1984 - 1995


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

The credit line required for use of photographs in publications or audio-visual materials must include the photographer's name.

Administrative History

The Lawrence Preservation Alliance (LPA) was founded in 1984 and incorporated as a non-profit in order to preserve historically significant buildings and natural environments in Lawrence, Kan, and in order to educate the community about benefits received from historic preservation.


3.75 Linear Feet (5 boxes + 1 oversize folder + 7 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 666

Physical Location

RH MS-P 666

Physical Location

RH MS-P 666 (f)

Physical Location

RH MS R137

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Nancy Shontz, 1995; Dennis Domer, 1998; Joel Orton, 2001.

Gift, Betty Alderson, 2003, 2007.

Guide to the Lawrence Preservation Alliance Collection
Lawrence Preservation Alliance records
Finding aid prepared by rlf, 2006; revised by skt, 2010; revised by mes, 2016.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Lawrence Preservation Alliance Collection, RH MS 666, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States