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23rd Street and Alabama Intersection, Lawrence, Kansas, photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2787

This collection consists of 8 black and white photographs taken of the intersection of 23rd and Alabama St. in Lawrence, Kansas in 1968.

Dates: 1968

93rd Annual Conference and Workshop Program.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P418

724 Alabama Street, Lawrence, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2809

One original black and white photographic print and three later copies of a child, Alberta White, standing in front of the house located at 724 Alabama Street in Lawrence, Kansas. The house is thought to have been where Mary Patterson Langston, Langston Hughes' grandmother, lived, though the 1907 and 1911 Lawrence city directories list her address as 732 Alabama.

Dates: approximately 1926

837 Maine Street, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS S33

This drawing is primarily of the landscaping details of the Ransopher residence, 837 Maine St., Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: between 1982 and 1988?

1142 Rhode Island Architectural Drawings Collection

Call Number: RH MS S31

Floor plans and elevations of the Craig Patterson residence at 1142 Rhode Island, Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1990?

1890s family photograph album, probably from Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2845

Photograph album from a family possibly based in Kansas City, Kansas, including residential interior scenes, railway and bridge scenes, parades or other celebrations, and exterior residential scenes.

Dates: 1890s

1951 Flood - Lawrence and Kansas City, Kansas photographs

Call Number: RH PH 172

This collection includes photographs from the 1951 flood that swept over Lawrence and Kansas City, Kansas. The photographs were taken by U.S. Navy Air Base of Olathe personnel, unit NA87-2098-7-51, but it is unclear who captioned the original album (a volunteer from the air base?). Descriptions in this finding aid make use of those captions.

Dates: July 1951

1970 political campaigns collection

Call Number: RH MS 1453

Materials relating to the 1970 election campaign cycle in Kansas and Missouri. Includes candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties. Majority of materials relate directly to the 1970 political primary.

Dates: 1970

7786-Burroughs, Wm. collection

Call Number: MS 369

This collection consists of proof of concept items and rewards from the Kickstarter campaign for the 7786-Burroughs, Wm. project, led by Patrick Clement, to create a limited edition hardcover photo book and related items centered around seven photographs taken of Beat writer William S. Burroughs by photographer Robert Blank when he owned the Hixon Studio in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 2014 - 2015

A. C. Junior College student photographs

Call Number: RH PH 548

This collection consists of portraits of individual students from Arkansas City (A. C.) Junior College, for the graduating classes of 1948-1950 and 1955. Names of individuals are identified on the back of each photo. The photographs were all taken by Cornish Studio of Arkansas City.

Dates: 1948-1950, 1955

A catalogue of the library of the Right Honorable Charles William Earl of Charleville

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D135

Library catalogue of the library of the Right Honorable Charles William Earl of Charleville at his residence near Tullamoore, Ireland, dating from 1825-1826.

Dates: 1825 - 1826

A City plan for Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P695

A 92-page city plan for the community of Lawrence, Kansas, prepared in 1930 by the Kansas City-based architectural landscape firm of Hare and Hare. The report includes recommendations regarding streets and transportation, public properties, schools, and zoning.

Dates: 1930

"A collection of original drawings illustrating the ornithology of the Orientals"

Call Number: MS Q14

Collection of 190 pictures of birds in watercolor, pen, and pencil, by several artists, as well as 2 title pages, board, and spine. Includes birds found in Australia, India, and New Guinea.

Dates: After 1801?

A collection of papers relative to Bread, and setting the Assize thereof, and several Tables, which have been made for that purpose.

Call Number: MS B62

A collection of papers relative to bread, and setting the assize thereof, and several tables, which have been made for that purpose.

Dates: before 1768

A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America

Call Number: Griffith Q109

This collection of posters from different Latin American countries covers a wide range of subjects relevant to the geographical region. The posters range in date from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1970s-2010s

A copy of the Tatler annotated and extra-illustrated by Weeden Butler

Call Number: MS E241

A complete set of the original issues of the Tatler British society magazine, dating from April 12, 1709- January 2, 1710, with the addition of interleaved manuscript annotations and published items. Loose items have been removed to MS P553.

Dates: 1709-1711; 1713; 1792

A. Dill's history of Haskell Indian Institute

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P727

On the eve of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Haskell Indian Institute, A. Dill reflects on the history of Haskell, located in Lawrence, Kansas, and the celebratory pageant set to take place.

Dates: approximately 1934

A directory of Kansas artists

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D49

Kansas artists; an alphabetical list with a classification by subjects, method, and medium, short biographies and opinions about the artists. Lawrence, Kansas, 1943.

Dates: 1948

A. Doyle Moore collection

Call Number: MS 357

This collection consists of correspondence to A. Doyle Moore, mostly from or about Ronald Johnson, and production or "flat" files for various projects Moore's Finial Press created for Johnson or that Moore designed for Johnson. There is also a small amount of correspondence from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Moore.

Dates: 1967 - 1988

A Foundation for Kansas City Jazz

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P899

In "A Foundation for Kansas City Jazz" (May 3, 2010), author Lucas Homer analyzes the relationship between jazz music and place within the African American community in Kansas City. Homer authored this paper as an undergraduate student (2007-) in music and American studies at the University of Kansas. This file also contains biographical information on Etta Moten Barnett and Claude Albert Barnett.

Dates: 2010

"A groan from the lobby of the Old Bailey"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P703

The verse, "A groan from the lobby of the Old Bailey", tells of the difficulty of dealing with the crowds and being allowed to enter the courtroom at the Old Bailey in London, England. Penciled notes on the leaf attribute the verse to Captain William Dawes Malton (flourished 1856-1884) and ascribe the occasion as the trial of Palmer. Malton, a military man and author, probably wrote this verse on the occasion of the trial of Samuel Palmer in May 1856.

Dates: May 26, 1856

A history of Argentine (Kansas City, Kan.) and Argentine High School

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P380

Carbon copy of a history of Argentine, Kan. from 1880 to 1963 and of Argentine High School from 1884 to 1965. Argentine became part of Kansas City, Kan. in 1910.

Dates: 1965

"A History of the Dickinson Theatre: Why it Should be Preserved" by David D. Bibb

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P405

Contains a copy of "A History of the Dickinson Theatre: Why it Should be Preserved" by David D. Bibb and includes details about the history and architectural details of the Dickinson Theatre in Topeka, Kansas. Also contains photocopies of building plans and some Bibbs's research notes and reference materials.

Dates: 1981

A letter to "Dear Sir George" from Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P194

A letter to "Dear Sir George" (mourning) from Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte (1848-1940), English historian and archivist who served as Deputy Keeper of the Public Records from 1886-1926. The letter is 4 pages on Public Records Office letterhead paper.

Dates: July 27, 1910

"A list of books published by Edmund Curll, 1706-1714" and related papers

Call Number: MS 218

Scholar's archives, unbound (typed draft bio/bibliography, with typed and MS notes, correspondence, clippings, etc): publishing history. Records related to Ruhe's research into the Edmund Curll collection at the University of Kansas' Kenneth Spencer Research Library in the Special Collections.

Dates: 1675-1747; 1956; 1959-1972

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