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Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH PH 72

Overview

Photographs of Leavenworth, Kansas scenes, and a few Lawrence, Kansas and Excelsior Springs, Missouri scenes. A majority of the photos were taken by Leavenworth resident Frank Morrow. Subjects of the images include identified and unidentified individuals in various groupings; residences, including some interior views; Fort Leavenworth and the Old Soldiers Home; churches, businesses (particularly the Great Western Stove Company), and street scenes in Leavenworth; bridges, trains, and river boats; landscapes and parks; parades and parade floats; University of Kansas campus buildings and a Dutch windmill in Lawrence, Kansas; domesticated and farm animals; and other topics.

Dates

  • approximately 1896-1907?

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Glass plate and flexible negative originals are only issued if the curator or head of Public Services gives permission.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet (4 document cases of prints + 314 glass plate negatives in 14 boxes)

Physical Location

RH PH 72

Physical Location

RH PH 72 NEGATIVES

Other Finding Aids

For a detailed collection description and listing, see ksrl.kc.leavenworthpubliclibrary.pdf.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Leavenworth Public Library, 1985.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Leavenworth Public Library Photograph Collection
Subtitle
Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by rw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
Date
2008
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/10407/4232081938
Preferred citation
Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection, Kansas Collection, RH PH 72, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Revision Statements

  • 2019-03-07: Updated access restrictions note, cleaned up ASpace record, mwh

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334