Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 26 - 50 of 59

Martha Peterson papers

Call Number: RH MS 953
Overview Jamestown, Kansas native Martha Peterson (1916-2006) served as Dean of Women at the University of Kansas and the University of Wisconsin, President of Barnard College, New York, and President of Beloit College, Wisconsin. Peterson, the first woman to serve on the board of ExxonMobil, also served on many other corporate boards. This collection of her papers reflects these activities, as well as her personal and family history. The collection includes professional and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1830-2007 (bulk 1916-2006)

Mary E. Townsend papers

Call Number: RH MS P597

The Papers of Mary E. Townsend are those of a native Kansan and social worker who taught at the University of Kansas, worked in the school's psychological clinic, and was director of the KU Office of Minority Affairs.

Dates: 1918 - 1940s

Miller family postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 581

Five letterpress printed postcards addressed either to Christine or Philip Miller of Eureka, Kansas from friends in Lawrence, Kansas. The postcards show views of the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence.

Dates: 1909, 1910, [1915?]

Modern Homes and Other Scenes of Lawrence

 Collection — Reel: 1
Call Number: KC AV 28

This movie, 8 minutes and 20 seconds long, includes shots of Lawrence, Kansas, including Massachusetts street, an elementary school, a church, multiple neighborhoods, and the University of Kansas campus (including dorms and Jayhawk Boulevard, the main thoroughfare through the main campus).

Dates: 1970s?

Nixon and Williamson family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1116

The Nixon and Williamson families as well as the Chapman and Cooper families had ties to Edwardsville, Wyandotte County, Kansas; to Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas and to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. This collection of the families' papers date from 1849-1961 and consists of letters, certificates, journals and photographs.

Dates: 1849 - 1961

Papers of Charles Robinson

Call Number: RH MS 38

The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.

Dates: 1836 - 1911

Papers of John B. McLendon

Call Number: RH MS E198

John B. McLendon, Jr. was a record-setting African American basketball coach, who pioneered the racial integration and strategic development of the game. McLendon's papers chronicle his outstanding coaching career in amateur and professional athletics.

Dates: 1954 - 1996

Papers of the Shinn Family

Call Number: RH MS 595

The papers of the Shinn Family are those of an African American family from Topeka, Kansas. Though the papers are those of the Arthur M. Shinn family, the majority concern his son Michael G. Shinn's time as a University of Kansas athlete, an engineer, and an advocate of academic and professional opportunities for African Americans.

Dates: 1882 - 1991

Personal papers of Arthur Binion Amerson, Jr.

Call Number: PP 605
Overview This collection includes photographic slides and a compact disc of scanned slide images between the years 1961-1962 taken by Arthur Amerson, Jr. A portion of the slides feature shots of the University of Kansas (KU) campus, Homecoming, field trips, Entomology club, and fellow classmates of Arthur Amerson, Jr. The other half of the images include shots of a 1962 Yucatan trip, featuring various villages in Mexico, Chichen Itza, and a collection of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The...
Dates: 1961 - 1962

Personal papers of Delbert M. Shankel

Call Number: PP 417

Delbert Shankel came to the University of Kansas in 1959 as a professor of microbiology and later held a variety of administrative positions in addition to teaching duties, including serving twice as Chancellor of the university. Shankel's personal papers include correspondence, committee meeting information, speech materials, articles, and reviews.

Dates: 1959 - 1999

Personal papers of Edward L. Meyen

Call Number: PP 608
Overview This collection of Edward L. Meyen's personal papers includes five series based on a larger set of series established by Meyen: Official communications, Project reports, Speeches and presentations, Teacher training and teaching materials, and Audiovisual materials. Meyen's papers are exclusively professional in nature and span almost the entirety of his career, from his time as a graduate student at the University of Iowa through the mid-1990s, when Meyen returned to a faculty position after...
Dates: 1962 - 2018

Personal papers of E.H.S. Bailey

Call Number: PP 158
Overview E.H.S Bailey, the University of Kansas' first, and for many years, only, chemistry professor, served K.U. from 1883-1933. His personal papers primarily include record books documenting his own academic study and research, as well as the administrative duties of chemistry professorship and the Kansas State Board of Health, 1870s-1905. A 1923 scrapbook commemorates his 40 years of service to the University. The collection also includes family papers dating from throughout the 19th century,...
Dates: 1647, 1793-1973

Personal papers of Flora Richardson

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 443

Flora Richardson was a member of the first University of Kansas graduating class in 1873, and was the first female graduate. The collection contains family histories and photographs of both the Colman and Richardson families, as well as a pamphlet and program from a 1925 performance at the University by John Philip Sousa.

Dates: 1812 - 1962

Personal Papers of Hal and Wilda Sandy

Call Number: PP 506
Overview As a journalism student at the University of Kansas, Hal Sandy designed the University's "Happy" Jayhawk mascot that has been in continued use for over 60 years. This collection consists of three oversize scrapbooks dated 1950, 1981, and 1990/2000 and clippings and correspondence regarding the unveiling of the official KU logo, at which Hal Sandy was a special guest. The scrapbooks document Hal and his wife Wilda's life together, as well as Hal's business, Hal Sandy, Inc. They also contain...
Dates: 1941 - 2008

Personal papers of Kristine McCusker

Call Number: PP 604

This collection contains Kristine McCusker's research completed for her thesis entitled "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement." The research mostly consists of photocopied articles, letters, and papers; also in the collection are letters to and from McCusker and photographs with their negatives.

Dates: 1990s

Personal papers of Margaret Anderson

Call Number: PP 602

This collection includes outgoing letters from Margaret Anderson to Gene and Marjorie Courtney. Topics typically discussed include mututal acquaintances and personal events. Letters addressed to Gene Courtney date from 1963-1970 and are organized chronologically by year. The 1966 folder includes newspaper clippings about Margaret Anderson's retirement from the University of Kansas. The folder with letters addressed to Marjorie S. Courtney contain two letters and one postcard.

Dates: 1963 - 1972

Personal papers of Margaret Penny

Call Number: PP 444

This collection primarily consists of Margaret Penny's research papers and essays on multiple subjects, several of which are related to World War II, as well as a dance card, commencement booklet, and two student identification cards from her time as a student at the Univeristy of Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1930-1949

Personal papers of Richard Dyer MacCann

Call Number: PP 601

This collection contains three manuscripts from Richard Dyer MacCann, describing MacCann's thoughts on the decline in the American motion picture industry, his proposals on the values and essential aspects of film, and his life at the University of Kansas as a student.

Dates: May 1999

Personal papers of Robert Taft

Call Number: PP 188

Taft taught Chemistry at the University of Kansas from 1922-1955, but he spent his leisure time writing histories of KU and publishing books on other subjects, including photography and American artists. This collection consists of materials related to the publishing of one of Taft's KU histories, Across the Years on Mt Oread and its later revision.

Dates: 1941 - 1955

Personal papers of William P. Smith

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Call Number: PP 353

William P. Smith taught electrical engineering at the University of Kansas from 1950-1981. This collection contains information about the Campus Energy Program that ran from 1975-1984.

Dates: 1975 - 1984

Philip Olmstead Company business papers

Call Number: RH MS 956

P.D. Olmstead owned and operated a contracting business in Lawrence, Kansas from 1925-1968. He built several buildings on the University of Kansas campus. This collection encompasses his business records, predominantly client and vendor account files filed by individual or business name, as well as architectural drawings and plans related building projects and personal family photographs.

Dates: 1890-1975 (bulk 1920s-1966)

Photographic Collection of Portraits, Landscapes, Buildings and Structures, Interiors, etc.

Call Number: RH PH 11
Overview The locations and individuals in many of the black and white photographic prints in this collection have not been indentified. The unidentified photographs are grouped under the following headings: buildings and structures, landscapes, portraits, exteriors, and interiors. Most of the landscapes are of a mountainous area. The portraits include pictures of individuals and groups of all ages, taken both indoors and outdoors, in both posed and candid shots. Most of the buildings and structures...
Dates: approximately 1910-1950

Scrapbook of Kansas news items

Call Number: RH MS C90

Margaret Thompson Henderson was born in Parsons, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1905. Her 91-page scrapbook of news clippings from the early 1900s chronicles notable people, places and events in the history of Kansas, the Lawrence community, and the University of Kansas. Included are published poems, biographies, and obituaries of famous Kansans.

Dates: approximately 1908-1924


Call Number: RH MS E77
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks treat the history of Lawrence and the University of Kansas in general. Some of the clippings are obituaries of local residents, or local current events, e.g, the demonstrations by the Lawrence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1963.

Dates: 1949-1965

Stanley Learned Collection

Call Number: RH MS 831

The Stanley Learned Collection includes twenty-six scrapbooks, dating from 1951 to 1968, of photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia which document Learned's leadership and service activities as an executive of the Phillips Petroleum Company of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The collection also contains several works authored by Learned, including his student theses from the University of Kansas, certificates of honors awarded him by the University, and two souvenir medallions.

Dates: 1924 - 1975

Filtered By

  • Language: English X
  • Names: University of Kansas X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 4
African American college students -- Kansas -- Lawrence 2
African American lawyers 2
African Americans -- Education (Higher) 2
Bridges -- Kansas -- Photographs 2
∨ more
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 2
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century 2
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Pictorial works 2
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 2
Students -- Social life and customs 2
African American Catholics 1
African American basketball coaches 1
African American educators -- Kansas -- Kansas City 1
African American educators -- Missouri 1
African American engineers 1
African American executives 1
African American families -- Kansas 1
African American families -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
African American farmers -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
African American physicians 1
African American psychologists 1
African American social workers -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
African American teachers -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
African Americans -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
African Americans -- Kansas -- Topeka 1
Architects -- Kansas 1
Architecture -- Designs and plans 1
Architecture -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Bartlesville (Okla.) -- History 1
Basketball 1
Basketball -- Coaching -- United States 1
Basketball -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Basketball -- United States -- History 1
Basketball coaches -- United States 1
Birds in art 1
Bridges -- Kansas -- Design and construction -- Photographs 1
Budget -- Kansas 1
Cemeteries -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Chemistry, Analytic -- History 1
Chemistry, Analytic -- Qualitative 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Photographs 1
Church buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Civil rights -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
College sports -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Colorado -- Photographs 1
Criminal investigation -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Case studies 1
Directors of corporations -- United States 1
Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 1
Education -- Kansas 1
Edwardsville (Kan.) -- History 1
Essays 1
Farm management -- Records and correspondence 1
Franklin (Kan.) -- History 1
Fraternal organizations -- Kansas 1
Greek letter societies -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Hardware stores -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Historic buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Historic preservation -- Kansas 1
Homicide -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Case studies 1
Jamestown (Kan.) -- Genealogy 1
Kansas -- Biography 1
Kansas -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
Kansas -- Constitution 1
Kansas -- Genealogy 1
Kansas -- History 1
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Kansas -- History -- Historiography 1
Kansas -- Photographs 1
Land use -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Biography 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Genealogy 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Maps 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Photographs 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Race relations 1
Men -- Portraits 1
Motion picture industry -- United States 1
Oketo (Kan.) -- Photographs 1
Parks -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Pennslyvania -- Photographs 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History 1
Police-community relations -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Prisoners of war -- Kansas -- Concordia 1
Public radio -- United States 1
Public schools -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Racism -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- History -- 21st century 1
Railroad bridges -- Kansas -- Photographs 1
Scrapbooks -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Special education 1
Special education teachers -- Training of 1
Stony Point (Kan.) -- History 1
Theater programs -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Track and field -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Twitter -- Social aspects 1
Universities and colleges -- Archives 1
Universities and colleges -- Kansas -- Administration -- Records and correspondence 1
Wamego (Kan.) -- History 1
∧ less
Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 2
Rice, Harry Nicholas, 1951-1970 2
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 2
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 2
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 2
∨ more
Allen, Forrest C., 1885-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association of Retired Persons 1
Amerson, A. Binion 1
Anderson, Margaret L., 1895-1976 1
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 1
Balfour, William M. 1
Barmore, Wilda 1
Barnard College 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Beloit College 1
Bibb, James W. 1
Birch, Clarence E. (Clarence Ellis), 1875-1969 1
Birch, Marshall E. 1
Booth, Edw. 1
Boyle, Alexander L., Jr., 1926-2006 1
Bruce, Margaret Penny, 1921-2019 1
Buster, Greene B. (Greene Berrard), 1878-1965 1
Camp Concordia (Concordia, Kan.) 1
Case Western Reserve University 1
Central Missouri State University 1
Chapman family 1
Charno, Lou, 1924-2003 1
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company 1
Clark, Lonnie 1
Coleman family. 1
Colman family. 1
Conquistadores del Cielo 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, John Wesley, 1842- 1
Courtney, Marjorie M. Shryock 1
Cox, Jeffrey A., 1954- 1
Crosier, Clayton M. 1
Davis, Michael J., 1942- 1
Dixon , Tommy 1
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 1
Dowdell, Rick D. 1
Edwards, Charles L. (Charles Livingston), 1828-1916 1
Ellsworth, Robert F. 1
Exxon Company U.S.A. 1
First Christian Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
French Family 1
Gardenhire, Keith E. 1
General Electric Company 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Girard, James Preston, 1944- 1
Gould,, Randolph E. 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Washington Post No. 12 (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Harvey family. 1
Harvey, Dean (Farmer) 1
Harvey, Edward S., 1870-1953 1
Harvey, Frederick Grant, -1923 1
Harvey, Rebecca Brooks, -1918 1
Harvey, Sherman Allen, 1864-1934 1
Haskell Institute 1
Henderson, Margaret Thompson, 1880-1954 1
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 1
Huddleston, Lena M. 1
INTERx Corporation 1
Iowa. Department of Education 1
Jackson, Gary Dean 1
Johnson, John Thomas, 1943- 1
Juhnke, William Ernest 1
KANU (Radio Station : Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Kansas State Board of Health 1
Kansas. Board of Regents 1
Kansas. Commission for UNESCO 1
Kansas. Division of the Budget 1
Kansas. Office of the Attorney General 1
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
Lawrence Historic Resources Commission (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Lawrence Writers Workshop (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 1
Lawson, P. B. (Paul Bowen), 1888-1954 1
Learned family. 1
Learned, Edmund P. (Edmund Philip), 1900-1991 1
Learned, Mary Helms, 1903-1984 1
Learned, Stanley, 1902-1995 1
Lee, John, 1945 May 12- 1
Lewis, Delano 1
MacCann, Richard Dyer 1
Majure, Janet, 1954- 1
McClure, Arthur F. 1
McClure, Arthur F., 1909?-2000 1
McCusker, Kristine M. 1
McLendon, John B. 1
Meyen, Edward L. 1
Michaelis, Patricia Ann 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Christine (School teacher) 1
Miller, J. Philip (Josephus Philip) 1
Miller, J. W. (John W.), 1872-1945 1
Miller, Wilma, 1902-1988 1
Montgomery, John D., 1903-1985 1
∧ less
German 2
French 1