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German Lutherans in Block, Kansas photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 167


This collection includes photographs of German Lutherans in Block, Kansas, located near Paola, Miami County. Images consist of family portraits, including wedding and confirmation portraits; Trinity Lutheran Church; Paola and Kansas City, Missouri; and vacation snapshots. Many of the subjects of the portraits are identified. Image formats include tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, postcards, and prints on paper.


  • 1882 - 1931

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1 linear foot (2 boxes + 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



Multiple images may be in a single folder; in the inventory when this happens, images are described with "/" in between if each image is different within a folder.

Physical Location

RH PH 167

Physical Location

RH PH 167(f)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Carol Coburn, 1990.

Guide to the Block, Kansas Collection
German Lutherans in Block, Kansas photograph collection
Finding aid prepared and encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by cmp, 2022.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Block, Kansas Collection, RH PH 167, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-20: Added subject, published the container edits made by lmw, mwh
  • 2020-08-03: Fixed the pdf URL, mwh
  • 2022-06-23: Converted pdf to ArchivesSpace inventory, cmp

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States