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Old West Lawrence historical resources survey

Call Number: RH MS 763


The Kansas Historic Resource Inventory collection documents the preservation and identification process of historic landmarks in the Lawrence community. The collection consists mainly of documentation, i.e. photographs, archival research, scale drawings, inventory sheets, etc., of all buildings, residential, commercial and religious in the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood (O.W.L.). The buildings included in the survey are on Tennessee Street, Ohio Street, Louisiana Street, Indiana Street, Mississippi Street, Fifth Street, Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Eighth Street and Ninth Street.


  • Creation: 1964 - 1992


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


4.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 763

Physical Location

RH MS 1221

Physical Location

RH MS R294

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, David Benjamin, 1995.

Guide to the Old West Lawrence Historical Resources Collection
Old West Lawrence (Kansas) historical resources survey
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006; hc, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Old West Lawrence Historical Resources Collection, RH MS 763, 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