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Louis R. Scott papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1102
Overview

The Louis R. Scott papers are those of a life-long Lawrence, Kansas resident who, during World War II, served as part of the Tuskegee Air Unit, later working for the U.S. Postal Service, and was an active member of the First Regular Missionary Baptist Church.

Dates: 1959 - 1990

Louise Brown Family papers

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Call Number: RH MS P328
Overview

The Louise Brown Family papers are those of a Lawrence, Kansas, family during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Dates: 1874, 1889-1917

Mattie A. White Jamison papers

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Call Number: RH MS 781
Overview

The Papers of Mattie A. White Jamison are those of a long time Kansas resident and social worker who was active in numerous community groups.

Dates: 1930 - 1993

Minnis family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 935
Overview

The Minnis family papers are those of a longtime Kansas family. They focus on Marian N. (Freeman) Minnis and her son Frank B. Minnis Jr., who served for a number of years as a Leavenworth City Commissioner and, for a short time, as that city's mayor.

Dates: 1885 - 1995

Nathaniel Sawyer family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1460
Overview This collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other legal and personal papers from the Nathaniel Sawyer family, a prominent Topeka, Kansas-based family of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Materials are both originals and photocopies, including copies of materials related to Harlem Renaissance artist Aaron Douglas, husband to Alta Sawyer. Most of the collection pertains to Daniel Smith Sawyer II, his children (especially Constance Sawyer), and Aaron Douglas...
Dates: circa 1880-2012 (bulk 1950s-1990s)

O'Dell-Wilson family photographs

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Call Number: RH PH 63
Overview

This collection contains photographs of the O'Dell-Wilson family and of two grade schools in Topeka, Kansas. Most of the photographs are undated. An O'Dell family member was a schoolteacher, and the Wilson family had been farmers in the La Cygne, Linn County area.

Dates: circa 1890-1930

Olga (Davis) Heaven papers

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Call Number: RH MS P568
Overview

The Olga (Davis) Heaven Papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident, who was a native of Coffeyville and active at the University of Kansas. The collection includes a photocopied scrapbook, which includes material about Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at the University of Kansas, as well as other clippings, programs, and correspondence. There are also a number of photographs, which are of Martha Isman Davis and several of her children; all photographs were taken in Coffeyville, Kansas.

Dates: 1910?-1940s, 1963-1964

Photographs of African Americans from Ottawa, Kansas

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Call Number: RH PH 70
Overview

Collection of tintypes, cabinet cards, memorial cards, and other mounted photographs of African Americans from Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas. Many photographs are unidentified or tentatively identified, and very few are dated, but they probably all date from the last half of the 19th century. Photographers are noted in the finding aid when known.

Dates: approximately 1870s-1900

Rhoda Louise Meredith's "Book of Stunts and Frolics"

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS BK 8
Overview Scrapbook with a cover title of "My Book of Stunts and Frolics," kept by Kansas native Rhoda Louise Meredith. The volume includes sections for "Stunts and Frolics," "Social events," "Athletics," "Snapshots," and "Miscellaneous," among other sections; not all sections are filled out. Glued into the scrapbook are newspaper clippings and photographs, in addition to inscriptions written by Meredith and by her friends and family. Many of the photographs show Meredith's friends and family and...
Dates: circa 1929-1937, 1977

Riley Rogers family papers

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Call Number: RH MS P824
Overview

Riley Rogers worked as a gardner in Lawrence, Kansas; this collection reflect the activities of he and his family.

Dates: 1942 - 1990

Russell Cartwright family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1523
Overview

The Russell Cartwright family papers are those of a native Kansas family; both Russell and Elizabeth Cartwright worked in the public schools, he as a teacher and principal and she as a substitute teacher.

Dates: 1942 - 1989

Sharon Woodson-Bryant Papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1151
Overview

The Sharon Woodson-Bryant papers are those of a native Kansan who is a journalist and public relations professional. They also relate to Woodson-Bryant's family, especially her father, James E. Woodson, who was a Topeka, Kansas-based attorney.

Dates: 1920 - 2008

Spottsville family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 437
Overview

The Papers of the Spottsville Family are those of two generations of a family living in and around Anderson County, Kansas during the last half of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.

Dates: 1867 - 1961

Stovall family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 673
Overview

The Stovall family were residents of Leavenworth, Kansas from the 1940s-1990s. The collection is comprised of material assembled by Gertrude Stovall and related to church organizations in Kansas and Washington state, as well as collected documents regarding family members, published material from the family library, and photographs.

Dates: 1950 - 1999; 1950 - 1999

Thelma B. Boswell papers

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Call Number: RH MS P748
Overview

The Thelma B. Boswell papers are those of a native Kansan who was a highly active member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. (Salina, Kan.) and played piano for that congregation.

Dates: 1921 - 1975

Thomas A. Williams family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1117
Overview

The Thomas A. Williams family papers are those of several generations of a long time Kansas family. It also includes items from Mattie Williams family, the Graves, and Harrison Dean Williams' in-laws, the Moores-McClouds.

Dates: 1866 - 2017

Todd family photographs

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Call Number: RH PH 74
Overview

Adam and America Todd were African Americans enslaved to the Tribble family of Platte County, Missouri. The Todds later immigrated to Kansas, where multiple generations have continued to live.

Dates: 1880?-1910?

Van Leu-Johnson family papers

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Call Number: RH MS P716
Overview

The Van Leu-Johnson family papers document Kansan George T. Johnson's family through his mother's side (the Van Leu's), including papers regarding John Henry Van Leu and Wendell H. Van Leu.

Dates: 1909 - 1930

Verlean Tidwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1286
Overview

The Verlean Tidwell family papers are those of an African American family from Independence, Kansas. The papers document the family of Verlean and Harry Tidwell and their children Charles, Winfred, Cornelius, John Edgar, and Linda.

Dates: 1917 - 2014

Washington-Kemp Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P561
Overview

The Washington-Kemp Family Papers are those of a longtime Kansas family. They focus mainly on the Mayhew and the Bassett family branches located in Southeast Kansas.

Dates: 1887-1933, 1983

Wendell J. Stuteley papers

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Call Number: RH MS P793
Overview

The Wendell J. Stuteley papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident; they include items related to various family members, including an uncle and Stuteley's wife, Ernestine.

Dates: 1865 - 1989

Willard Johnson family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 672
Overview

Native Kansan Willard Johnson, Sr, was born near Leavenworth, Kansas and became a leading bacteriologist. His son, Willard Johnson, Jr., became a professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The collection includes records and manuscripts of several Johnson family members.

Dates: 1920 - 1999

William and Lula White family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1310
Overview This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, letters, geneology information, and financial materials belonging to the White family, extending from the mid-19th through the 20th centuries, an African American family who lived in Lawrence and Leavenworth, Kansas. Also included are materials regarding Leavenworth Public Schools and the Zion Baptist Church in Kansas. The photographs date back to the 1870s and include many members of both the White and the Johnson families, along with...
Dates: 1867 - 1990

Woods Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P660
Overview

The Woods Family papers are of a family whose members resided in Leavenworth and Tonganoxie, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s. The Papers document the family line of Benjamin Franklin and Sally (James) Woods.

Dates: 1884 - 1983

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Delta Chapter (University of Kansas) 2
Dandridge, Jeanette Ruth Temple, 1912-2001 2
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University of Kansas 2
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Anderson, J. B. (Joseph B.) 1
Anderson, Pearl Gatewood, 1909-1980 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Austin family. 1
Baptist State Convention (Kansas) 1
Barker family. 1
Barker, Evelina Buckner, 1871-1966 1
Barker, John D., 1868-1960 1
Bassett family. 1
Boswell, Thelma B., 1916- 1
Bowers family. 1
Bowers, Ella, 1871- 1
Bowers, James L., 1884-1949 1
Bradley family. 1
Bradley, Isaac F., 1862-1938 1
Bradley, Isaac F., 1895-1975 1
Brice, Josephine 1
Brown, Louise 1
Brown, William C. (Resident of Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Bryant family. 1
Bryant, Della E. 1
Bryant, James 1
Buck, Marcella Williams 1
Buckingham Books 1
Buckner, Mae Williams 1
Butler, James E., 1913-2012 1
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 1
Calvert, Linda Marie, 1949- 1
Carraher, Loretta 1
Cartwright family. 1
Cartwright, Elizabeth (Substitute teacher) 1
Cartwright, Russell W., 1909- 1
Cary, Allena Barker, 1891- 1
Central Missouri State University 1
Cooper (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cooper, Emma Ellene, 1889-1972 1
Cooper, W. D. (William Damascus), 1861-1965 1
Cox (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cox, E. Beth (Elene Beth), 1946-1998 1
Cox, Henrietta Sheppard, 1919-2004 1
Cox, Josiah Clark, 1914-1995 1
Cox, Thomas C. 1
Dandridge family 1
Dandridge, Charles Ernest, 1870-1958 1
Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946- 1
Dandridge, Julia Graves, 1872-1951 1
Dandridge, Pearl Milburn, 1901-1977 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Douglas, Aaron 1
Drake family. 1
Drake, Lorenzo, 1876?- 1
Drake, Rosa Anna Smith, 1885- 1
Estelle family 1
First Regular Missionary Baptist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Fouts family 1
Frey family. 1
Frye family. 1
Gardenhire family 1
Gardenhire, John Fouts, 1933-2010 1
Hammond family. 1
Hammond, Mervyn E., 1933- 1
Hammond, Mervyn E., 1955-2014 1
Hammond, Robert N., 1905-1978 1
Hammond,, Joseph C., 1866-1935 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
Hayes, Dorothy L. 1
Heaven, Olga 1
Heroines of Jericho of the United States and Bahamas, Prince Hall Affiliates. Prince Hall Grand Court (Kan.) 1
Hill, Pearl G., 1910-1994 1
Holmes, Helen Lambert 1
Holt, Cyrene C. 1
Jackson, Darlene 1
Jamison, Mattie Allene White, 1900-1993 1
Johnson, George Taylor, 1930-2013 1
Johnson, Willard R., 1935- 1
Kansas Association of Colored Women 1
Kansas Human Rights Commission 1
Kansas State University 1
Kemp family. 1
Lambert family. 1
Lambert, William, 1897-1961 1
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