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724 Alabama Street, Lawrence, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2809
Overview

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

Craig Crosswhite papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1447
Overview This collection consists of research papers written by Craig Crosswhite regarding various topics in Kansas history. The papers were written for coursework Crosswhite was taking as a graduate student at the University of Kansas, commissioned work on behalf of others, and for other projects Crosswhite was developing. Papers include an account of Oscar Wilde's trip to Lawrence, KS on April 21, 1882, and correspondence and copies of newspaper articles related to the report. Also includes...
Dates: 1976 - 1982

Douglas County Historical Society manuscript collections

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 84
Overview

The Douglas County Historical Society was organized in 1933 by a group headed by Professor F. N. Raymond of the University of Kansas. This collection consists of manuscript and printed materials from a variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations associated with the history of Douglas County, Kansas, from its territorial settlment period of the 1850s through much of the 20th century, deposited by the Douglas County Historical Society with the Spencer Research Library.

Dates: approximately 1789-1980s

Eberhart Reunion Association collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 832
Overview

These Eberhart family histories, photographs, genealogical charts, and minutes of the Eberhart Reunion Association document the family history of Joseph Eberhart and his wife Catherine (Kistler) Eberhart, who emigrated from Pennsylvania to Kansas Territory in 1854, becoming early settlers on a Douglas County claim located south of the Lawrence community. Records of the Association chronicle the Pennsylvania German ancestry of the Eberharts and the history of the Eberharts in Kansas.

Dates: 1888 - 1980

Historic Places in the vicinity of Lawrence, a talk given for Kansas Day program, at Round Table Women's Club, and to Kanwaka Women's Literary Society

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P252
Scope and Contents

Places mentioned in the talk include Hickory Point, Black Jack, Franklin, Fort Saunders, Fort Titus and Lecompton, Kansas.

Dates: January 26, 1937; January 19, 1950

Histories and notes of Douglas County and Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P94
Overview

Materials related to histories Winnie D. Lowrance wrote about Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas, as well as more specifically about Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Includes reference materials collected by Lowrance as well as notes.

Dates: 1926, 1938, 1940, 196?

Lescher family photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 71
Overview

Photographs of the Lescher family of Lawrence, Kansas, possibly taken by a family member. Subjects of the images include landmarks and buildings in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas; scenes from the 1908 flood and from an ice gorge in the Kansas River; landscapes; Lescher family members, friends, and unidentified individuals; residences and room interiors; farming scenes; bridges and trains; and other topics.

Dates: approximately 1907-1909

Papers of Kansas real estate investor J. Haviland Haight

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 556
Overview

This collection contains papers concerning the 19th century real estate investments of J. Haviland Haight in the Kansas counties of Leavenworth, Douglas, and Wilson.

Dates: 1850 - 1894

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