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Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P199


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.


  • Creation: 1883

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1 folder : 117 pages with index, typewritten.

Language of Materials


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.

Physical Location

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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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883, Kansas Collection, RH MS P199, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States