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Box 1

Call Number: RH MS 1592

Contains 36 Results:

Certificates, Awards, June 24, 1960-October 31, 2009

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Includes athletic ribbons from Junior Olympics and Lawrence Recreation, and awards from the following: KU reading program for kids, Lawrence High School, Outstanding Young Women of America, the US Department of Treasury, US Postal Service, US Red Cross, and Johnson County Community College.

Dates: June 24, 1960-October 31, 2009

[Loose Beatles trading cards from the Beatles I scrapbook]

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Includes numbers 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 13, 23, 28, 40, 50, 54, 56, and 57 in a series of 60.

Liberator vol. 10 no. 12, December 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Vicki Wilburn was a local distributor of the national Liberator magazine.

Dates: December 1970

Communications book [for the KU Black Student Union], June 19-December 2, 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Includes addresses of members and recruits, notes on the organization of the Afro House, contact information for Black publications, and subscriber list for the BSU newsletter, The Harambee.

Dates: June 19-December 2, 1970

Book I [address and notebook], June 6-November 3, 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Includes addresses, poetry, and notes on various subjects, including a few on the police shooting of Rick Dowdell, a list of the Black Student Union board of directors, and the contact information for H. Rap Brown at the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

Dates: June 6-November 3, 1970

[Untitled address and notebook], 1972

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Includes addresses, poetry, and notes on various subjects, including the creation of the department of African Studies at KU.

Dates: 1972

[Letter from Edward T. Rollins in jail in Manhattan, Kansas], October 25, 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Pulled from the untitled address and notebook. Rollins was a part of the Black student movement at Kansas State University.

Dates: October 25, 1970

[Correspondence, published poetry, and other writing], 1970- post 2005

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

The full Dawn Magazine in which Wilburn's poem was published has been removed to RH MS Q510.

Dates: 1970- post 2005

[Miscellaneous papers], 1972 - 2016

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and notes to neighbors.

Dates: 1972 - 2016

[Photographs], 1969 - 1988

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Labeled photos feature Latin American Club dance and brother Howard winning Lotto America.

Dates: 1969 - 1988

[Affirmative Action Committee papers], 1992

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Includes National Hispanic Month and Black History Month booklets created for the USPS Kansas City, Kansas Management Sectional Center.

Dates: 1992

"Black History Month Celebration"- photographs

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

Photographs were removed from a photo album page for preservation purposes. The page was labeled "Black History Month Celebration at KCK (Kansas City, Kansas) P and DC (Processing and Distribution Center), 5215 Richland, KCK." A portrait was labeled "Vicki Wilburn AAC (Affirmative Action Committee) and George Moody."


 File — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents

Drawings by Vicki Wilburn, except two from Tsion Haileselassi's sons, labeled "To: Aunt Vicki, From: William and Noah Malé."

Family Tree

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 26-28
Scope and Contents Includes mostly photocopies dealing with the Wilburn, Logan, Lewis, Brown, Georgia, Shinn and Hayden families. Some 1970s Lewis-Logan family newsletters concern the family organizing reunions and dealing with family property in Lake View, Kansas, just north of Lawrence, along with photocopies from the book Soil of Our Souls about the creation of Clinton Lake. Also includes a draft speech by archaeologist Jimmy S. Johnson detailing the life of his...

[Postcards], 1968 - 1979

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

Most are addressed to Vicki Wilburn from various people.

Dates: 1968 - 1979