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Personal papers of Nellie Barnes

 Collection
Call Number: PP 466
Overview

Nellie Barnes taught Rhetoric at the University of Kansas from 1918-1956. Her collection includes maps, stories of Kansas lore and history, student theme papers, and lyrics to folk songs. The bulk of the collection comprises personal and family papers, project manuscripts and miscellaneous research with content dating back to 1750, and alphabetical files of letters to author Mary Austin. A carbon set of the letters is at the end of the collection.

Dates: 1900 - 1960

Ph.D. thesis Charles Sumner Gleed: a Western Business Leader, 1856-1920

 Collection — Volume: 1 - 2
Call Number: RH MS D101
Overview

This thesis is a biography of Charles Sumner Gleed, particularly the last two decades of his life, and his diverse business activities.

Dates: 1973

Pillsbury-Weston family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 233
Overview

This collection consists of photocopied family correspondence from the 19th century, including family members who lived in New York City, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Kansas before, during, and after the United States' Civil War.

Dates: 1828 - 1896

Pioneer life in Kansas

 Collection — folders: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS P114
Overview

This collection consists of a single, three-page typescript reminiscence by Caroline Updegraff Parker, relating the experiences of her brother William W. Updegraff and her own family in Osawatomie, Kansas from 1855 to 1869, as well as a photograph of her brother William later in his life.

Dates: [between 1875-1910]

Records of the Lawrence Hidden Valley Committee, Inc.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 580
Overview

The Lawrence Hidden Valley Committee, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides support to local Girl Scouts and oversees the operation of the Lawrence Hidden Valley Camp, a campsite located in Lawrence, Kansas. The collection comprises administrative records, board of directors and committee records, documentation from events and programs, maps, records pertaining to site development and construction, and site maintenance records.

Dates: 1950 - 2009

Records of the Pierian Club

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 562
Overview

The Pierian Club was organized in 1894 by Mrs. D.F. Rivers of Kansas City, Kansas and was one of the first African American literary clubs in the area. This collection of Pierian Club records contains club histories, financial and miscellaneous records, meeting minutes, yearbooks, photographs, a 50th anniversary scrapbook from 1944, and a videotape of the club's centennial celebration in 1994.

Dates: 1894 - 2015

Robert Atkins Tovey, Senior collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P185
Overview

This collection includes letters written by Tovey to his wife Eliza, as well as a manuscript of Tovey's life in the Kansas Territory intended to help possible emigrants to the territory.

Dates: January 23 - December 17, 1854; approximately 1856

Robert Mercer Armstrong papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P264
Overview

Biographical accounts of Robert Mercer Armstrong including diaries, memorandums, and account books.

Dates: 1856 - 1925

Samuel Lyle Adair papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P1
Overview

Account of the life of Frederick Brown by Samuel Lyle Adair and printed endorsement voucher, dated Leavenworth, KS.

Dates: 1863, ca. 1857

Samuel M. Strickler collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P157
Overview

Samuel Strickler was Brigadier General of the Kansas Militia in the early 1860s during the United States' Civil War. Most of this collection pertains to organizing militia companies in Kansas; there are also two photographs in the collection.

Dates: 1863, circa 1860s-1870s

Samuel Walker correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P410
Overview

This collection consists of a photocopy of a single letter from Samuel Walker to his mother, dated August 20, 1856. The letter includes details about Walker's involvement in and injuries sustained at the Battle of Fort Titus on August 16, 1856.

Dates: August 20, 1856

Scrapbook of Kansas news items

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS C90
Overview

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

Scrapbooks

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D199
Overview

Scrapbooks containing mounted clippings from area newspapers. Each volume is individually indexed and dated.

Dates: 1896 - 1933

Senator Fred Kerr collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 544
Overview Fred A. Kerr was born December 29, 1940 in Spearville, Kansas. He is a 3rd generation farmer and stockman in Coats, Pratt County, Kansas. Kerr served in the Kansas State Senate from the 33rd district for 16 years, from 1976 to 1992. During four of these years, he served as majority (Republican) leader. He was assigned the Chairman of Assessment and Taxation Committee in 1984. Kerr participated in the redistricting process after the 1990 census. His brother, Dave Kerr, has also been a Kansas...
Dates: 1976-1992 (bulk 1988-1992)

S.H. Thompson Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 510
Overview

Dr. S.H. Thompson, Sr. was a founder of Douglass Hospital, a facility dedicated to the care of African Americans in Kansas City, Kansas. His son, S.H. Thompson, Jr., served as principal of Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kansas) from 1951-1972. The collection includes papers and photographs of both S.H. Thompson, Jr. and Sr., as well as material from other family members.

Dates: 1900 - 1979

Signal Oak photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P160
Overview

This collection consists of a single photograph of the "Signal Oak," a tree north of Baldwin, Kansas on the Barricklaw farm used to hang signal lanterns in times of danger in the Big Hill and Blue Mound areas during the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri. S.C. Barricklaw is also featured in the photograph, and there is a news clipping associated with the image.

Dates: undated, before 1914?

Simons family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1503
Overview

This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, copies of speeches and talks, news clippings, genealogical information, and other related materials from the Simons family of Kansas. The bulk of the collection relates to W.C. Simons, founder of the Lawrence Journal-World newspaper of Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1791-1960 (bulk 1920s-1952)

Statement regarding Kansas history in 1856 and later

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P142
Overview

Relates experiences with John Brown at the Battle of Black Jack and other events from May to August of 1856 including disbanding the Free State Legislature on July 4. A short character sketch of Roe is included.

Dates: May 20, 1925

The Jones Store Company newspaper clippings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P415
Overview

Includes a supplement and newspapers clippings from the Kansas City Star's September 27, 1981 issue about the 94th anniversary of The Jones Store Company. Features stories titled, "The Jones Store Co. Celebrates its 94th Anniversary," "Historical Sketch of This Store and its Future," "What Makes The Jones Store Co. Special," "The Many Faces of The Jones Store Co.," and "Indomitable J. Logan Jones."

Dates: September 27, 1981

The weakness of Kansas Claims Associations: a ramification of their protectiveness

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P99
Overview

Paper presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Seminar American History 306. Includes bibliography.

Dates: 1959

Thomas Carney correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P299
Overview

The collection contents include correspondence written to and from Governor Carney.

Dates: 1862-1865, 1874

Thurman Forrest Railsback legal papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 147
Overview

Thurman Forrest Railsback was an attorney in Kansas City, Kansas from 1905-1956. Railsback went on to serve as assistant attorney general and as acting judge in the Wyandotte County District Court. This collection of his papers are primarily civil case files from 1930-1956, consisting of documents of public record only.

Dates: 1930 - 1956

True history of the Kansas wars

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D204
Scope and Contents

True history of the Kansas wars: and their origin, progress and incidents.../ By 0. N. Merrill; illustrated with beautifully-colored engravings; also a portrait of the author.--Cincinnati: J. R. Telfer, 1856.

Dates: 1856

Typescript of Neosho

 Collection — folders: 1-4
Call Number: RH MS P14
Overview

Typescript manuscript of Davidson's book, inscription page, and cover of dust jacket.

Dates: Other: Before 1966

Virginia Ricard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1166
Overview

The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.

Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 7
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Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 5
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African Americans -- Kansas -- History 4
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Diaries 3
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Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 3
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Names
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 10
Brown, John, 1800-1859 8
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 6
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 5
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 5
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Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 4
University of Kansas 4
Delaware Tribe of Indians 3
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 3
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 3
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 3
Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 2
Brown, Frederick, 1830-1856 2
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 2
Denver, James William, 1817-1892 2
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 2
Elliott, Robert Gaston 2
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 2
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 2
Kansas. Militia 2
Lawrence Hidden Valley Committee, Inc. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
McAllister, Lucy 2
Medary, S. (Samuel), 1801-1864 2
Populist Party (Kan.) 2
Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864 2
Remple, Mariana Lohrenz, 1912-2000 2
Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. 2
Ware, Eugene F., 1841-1911 2
Acme Manganese Mining Company (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Adair, Samuel Lyle, 1811-1898 1
Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950 1
Andrews, John Albion 1
Anthony , George Tobey, 1824-1896 1
Anthony family 1
Anthony, D. R., Daniel Read, 1824-1904 1
Anthony, Emily Frances, 1839-1898 1
Anthony, Lewis Williams, 1825-1903 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Armstrong, Robert Mercer, 1841-1927 1
Austin family. 1
Baldwin, Royal 1
Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, Nellie 1
Beebe, George Monroe, 1836-1927 1
Beeson family. 1
Beeson, Mary Frances, 1848-1943 1
Bentley, Josephine L. 1
Bibb, David D. 1
Bickerton, Thomas, 1816?- 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Bodle, Lynne 1
Bookworm and Silverfish 1
Booth, Edw. 1
Boss of the Bay Mining Company 1
Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland), 1819-1901 1
Branscomb, Charles H. 1
Bridwell, Arthur 1
Brigham, Lalla Maloy 1
Brooks, Paul R., Mrs. 1
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Cable, Eleazer 1
Campney, Brent M. S. 1
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 1
Carey, Henry L. 1
Carman, J. Neale (Justice Neale), 1897-1972 1
Catholic Church 1
Cheesman, D. W. (David W.) 1
Choctaw Nation 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Clanton, O. Gene 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Cleveland, Marshall 1
Cody family. 1
Cody, Elvira Ruth 1
Cody, Joseph A., 1814-1878 1
Collamore, George W., 1818-1863 1
Coney, Patrick H. 1
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
Council of Social Agencies (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913 1
Crawford, Samuel R. 1
Crosswhite, Craig S. 1
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866 1
Curtiss family 1
Curtiss, Alfred, 1823-1867 1
Curtiss, Clara, 1831-1897 1
Curtiss, Elizabeth, active 1924 1
Darbe, Bert E. 1
Darbe, Claude L. 1
Davidson, Clyde O. 1
Davis family. 1
Davis, Emma Stubbs, 1885-1942 1
Davis, Jonathan McMillan, 1871-1943 1
Davis, Samuel Hunt, 1848-1938 1
Dawson, John L. (John Littleton), 1813-1870 1
Delmonte Consolidated Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.) (Leadville, Colo.) 1
Democratic Party (Calif.) 1
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