Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883
The leading industries of Lawrence, Kansas. A review of the manufacturing, commercial, real estate, and other important interests, together with a historical sketch. A valuable guide to the industries of the historic city of Kansas. Lawrence, Commercial and Manufacturing Publishing Co., 1883.
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1 folder : 117 pages with index, typewritten.
Scope and Contents
This typescript, probably published as a pamphlet around 1883 and transcribed sometime later, provides a brief history of each of the business and industrial establishments in Lawrence operating in 1883. There is an alphabetical business directory and an index called "Contents". Financial institutions, druggists, owners of hardware and grocery stores, doctors, attorneys, millinery establishments, photographers and practitioners of the "tonsorial arts" and many other businesses are all identified and described.
RH MS P199
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown; disbound from Kb Hl 651 L43l.l; accessioned July, 1945.
- Guide to the Leading Industries Collection
- Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883
- Finding aid prepared by lgg, 9 May 1973. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004.
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Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883, Kansas Collection, RH MS P199, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas