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Abilene, Kansas postcard collection

Call Number: RH PH 100

Photographic postcards of Abilene, Kansas, with scenes of buildings, businesses, houses, street scenes, and school groups.

Dates: approximately 1907, 1908, 1910

African American photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 531

This collection consists of photographic prints and tintypes of African Americans, taken in eastern Kansas in the latter half of the 19th century. The posed and informal portraits had been compiled into an album that has been disbound due to severe deterioration. Images include individuals and groups of babies, children, and adults; most of the photographs were taken in studios and are posed in exterior or interior settings.

Dates: [between 1880-1900]

Albertype Company photographs

Call Number: RH PH P139

Collection of photographs created by the Albertype Company of street scenes and buildings in various Kansas towns.

Dates: approximately 1910

Ames-Enloe photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 170

The collection contains photographs of the interiors of millinery shops and dry goods stores, a newspaper advertisement for Mrs. M. P. Ames Millinery, and snapshots from the 1904 Saint Louis (Missouri) World's Fair. The photograph album contains snapshots of social life in El Reno, Oklahoma. The Ames and Enloe families were milliners in Kansas and Oklahoma from 1905-1920.

Dates: 1880 - 1930

Artificial Portraits collection

Call Number: RH PH 540
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers, focused on portraits of individuals, couples, and groups. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, mounted and unmounted prints, glass plate negatives, and...
Dates: approximately 1868 - 1986 (bulk 1900s-1960s)

Ava Higley Milett photographs

Call Number: RH PH P24

This collection contains six photographs of schools in Atchison and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas from 1922 to 1925 and in the 1940s, including the Pardee School, Lane School, Delaware School, Bell School, and Mound School. Collection includes photograph description and identifications of students and teachers standing outside the schools. Ava Higley Milett appears as a student or teacher in all the photographs.

Dates: approximately 1922-1940s

C. J. Moore collection

Call Number: RH MS A8
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, a few prints, and C.J. Moore's catalogs of photographs he took. Photographic subjects include buildings and town views of Oketo, Marshall County, La Cygne, Linn County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; the University of Kansas in Lawrence; family portraits and vacation snapshots in the Midwest and Northeast of the United States; and other topics. The photographs mostly date from the 1890s-1920s; the volumes include information about...
Dates: 1893-1946 (bulk 1893-1922)

Clayton M. Crosier collection

Call Number: RH PH 1

This colection includes photographic images of railroad bridges, rivers, and bridge construction scenes collected by Clayton M. Crosier and dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection also includes papers pertaining to the radio program "International Conversations," sponsored by the Kansas Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), of which Crosier was the executive secretary in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: 1871-1930, 1953-1968

Community Views of Central Kansas Photographs

Call Number: RH PH 180

This collection contains glass plate negatives of the Benham family, a 4th of July celebration, agricultural fair, and many town scenes from central Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1892

D.H. Cross family photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P33

This collection includes a photograph of a horse-drawn plow near Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas and a photograph of a horse-drawn threshing machine taken around Cimarron, Gray County, Kansas with the D.H. Cross family.

Dates: approximately 1890s-1910

Early Kansas architecture photographs

Call Number: RH PH 178(f)
Overview Robert Asbury completed his Masters thesis for the department of Architecture at the University of Kansas, Kansas architecture: A survey of development from the pre-territorial period to the present, in 1961. This collection of photographs was used as supporting material for the thesis. Dates in the inventory concern when the building(s) was/were built, not when the photographs were created. While many buildings photographed are in Lawrence, Kansas, there...
Dates: 1858 - 1907

Ernest Crown photographs

Call Number: RH PH 94

The photographs in this collection record Ernest Crown's family, farm, and community activities in Smith County, Kansas and his work in the Methodist Church. Other photographs in the collection (181-213) are of the Crown family, farming, and rural schools in Smith County.

Dates: 1890 - 1967

F. Wesley Krambeck photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 98

The collection consists of thirty-nine photographs of Kansas railroad depots taken by Mr. Krambeck and one view of the Horton, Kansas railroad shops copied by Mr. Krambeck.

Dates: approximately 1936-1982

George Allen photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 137

Collection of photographic images of Kansas and other states from the late 19th century and early 20th century of towns, scenery, and events.

Dates: 1850 - 1916

Gilgas family photographs

Call Number: RH PH 130

Glass plate and flexible negatives of scenes of the Gilgas family, their farming activities, and Willow Springs School in Douglas County, Kansas. Prints are also available of all negatives in the collection and should be consulted by researchers first.

Dates: before approximately 1920

Gladys Filson Carlson photographs

Call Number: RH PH 36

Gladys Filson Carlson was a member of the 1927 graduating class from the University of Kansas. The collection includes portraits of schools, agricultural and outdoor scenes from Kiowa, Kansas and from areas of western Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1885-1949

Henry C. Kolling photographs

Call Number: RH PH 546
Overview Collection of mostly matted photographic prints from Henry Kolling, including two photographs of unidentified musical ensembles (one band and one orchestra), photos of members of the Morganville Band of Wichita, Kansas, and various photos of the Wichita Tractor Company employees and machinery. Also included is a newspaper clipping from a Topeka, Kansas-based newspaper published in 1958, and a Kansas House Resolution signed in 1968 honoring Kolling for his work as custodian and in other...
Dates: 1906 - 1968

Kansas Distributing Company photographs

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Call Number: RH PH 185

Transparencies of Kansas and Missouri places during the 1960s used by Kansas Distributing Company to produce postcards. Includes some postcards.

Dates: 1960s

Kansas farm photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P47

This collection includes a photograph of a scene at a Kansas farm with a sod house, windmill, a wagon, horses, and an unidentified family and dog. A "D.G. Clark" is identified as possibly the photographer, along with Goodland, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1880s-1900

Kansas farming scenes photographs

Call Number: RH PH 133

Photographs on postcard stock documenting farm work in various Kansas communities. Identified locations include Kiowa County, Altamont, Minneola, Lenexa, and Coldwater, as well as Beaver Crossing, Nebraska.

Dates: 1910s-1930s (bulk 1910s?)

Kansas Governor's Conference on Aging photographs

Call Number: RH PH 169

This collection contains photographs from the Kansas Governor's Conference on Aging in 1978.

Dates: 1978

Kansas National Education Association photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P17

This collection includes a photograph of Kansas teachers and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) presidents at the National Teacher Education and Professional Standards Convention in 1961, and a photograph of the Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) State Representatives Assembly in 1981. KNEA is a state-level affiliate of the National Education Association, a labor union representing public school teachers and other educational professionals.

Dates: 1961, 1981

Kansas railroad stations and views of Valley Falls, Kansas

Call Number: RH PH 142

Photographs of Kansas railroad stations and views of Valley Falls, Kansas. Photographs dating from 1963-1977 were taken by Dale Irwin.

Dates: 1890-1935, 1963-1977

Kansas sod house photographs

Call Number: RH PH P158

Two photographs of sod houses in western Kansas in 1861 and 1871. According to the information provided, one house was owned by Ben Sherwood and the other was located near Hays, Ellis County, Kansas.

Dates: 1861 - 1871

Kansas turnpike construction photographs

Call Number: RH PH 9

Photographs depicting Kansas turnpike construction, specifically grading and drainage, under contract 1-1-E(1).

Dates: 1955

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