Old West Lawrence Association records
This collection includes newsletters, meeting agendas and minutes, pamphlets, maps, association history, and other records related to the Old West Lawrence Association (OWLA) and its involvement in the preservation of Lawrence, Kansas' built environment and history.
- Creation: 1961 - 2013
- Old West Lawrence Association (Lawrence, Kan.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biographical / Historical
The Old West Lawrence Association has been involved in the preservation of Lawrence's historic buildings and neighborhoods since its founding in 1961. The organization includes residents and property owners within that area of the city of Lawrence, Kansas bounded on the north by 6th Street, on the south by 9th Street, on the east by Tennessee Street, and on the west by Illinois Street. These indivdiuals and businesses have formed an organization to preserve historical aspects and inherent values of this residential area.
10.25 Linear Feet (14 boxes + 12 oversize folders)
Language of Materials
RH MS 285
RH MS 703
RH MS 1437
RH MS Q162
RH MS R149
RH MS S50
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gifts, Old West Lawrence Association, 1988, 1991, 2004; Karen Kressin on behalf of the OWLA, 1999, 2016.
- Guide to the Old West Lawrence Association Collection
- Old West Lawrence Association records
- Finding aid prepared by skt, 2006; revised by cl, 2010; revised by mmm, 2017.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Old West Lawrence Association records, Kansas Collection, RH MS 703, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas