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Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 898

Overview

This collection consists of survey forms which contain a history and architectural decription for each of 229 historic buildings in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. The survey content was compiled in 1993 by Deon Wolfenbarger (Three Gables Preservation) for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey, a project for which she was commissioned by the City of Lawrence and the Lawrence Historic Resources Commission.

Dates

  • August 16, 1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of surveys of 229 historic buildings in downtown Lawrence, Kansas, produced by Deon Wolfenbarger for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey. The surveys, compiled in August 1993, are numbered and are arranged in numerical order. Included is an index, which shows each survey's street address and building name. The surveys contain brief building histories and architectural descriptions, as well as sketches of site plans and photographs. The survey content appears on forms titled "Kansas Historic Resources Inventory Reconnaissance Form," issued by the Kansas State Historical Society's Historic Preservation Department. In Box 2 is a duplicate copy of the surveys, printed in one continuous sequence.

Physical Location

RH MS 898

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dennis Enslinger, 1995

Related Materials

Wolfenbarger, Deon, Lawrence's downtown historic building survey, RH D6855, Spencer Library (Kansas Collection), University of Kansas Libraries.

Wolfenbarger, Deon, Summary report, Lawrence's downtown historic building survey, RH D6856, Spencer Library (Kansas Collection), University of Kansas Libraries.
Title
Guide to Building Surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey
Subtitle
Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7883959094
Preferred citation
Wolfenbarger, Deon, Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey, Kansas Collection, RH MS 898, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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