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James William Denver papers and diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 19
Overview

Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1839 - 1912

James Wright Johnston family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1011
Overview

James Wright Johnston, a Pennsylvania lawyer and banker, emigrated to Lawrence, Kansas in 1872, where he founded the State Bank of Lawrence, and was succeeded as bank president by his son, Robert Cromwell Johnston. These papers include biographical sketches of the father and son, correspondence and photographs of their Johnston family members of Lawrence, and family letters and career documents of J. W. Johnston's father, the Reverend Robert Johnston of Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1828-1960 (bulk 1828-1895)

Jane Wofford Malin collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1444
Overview

Jane Wofford Malin grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, had a career teaching French in Texas, and then retired to her home town of Lawrence, Kansas. This collection documents her life and her connections to Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, and in France and abroad. The correspondence in this collection, as well as papers and photographs of Malin and each of her parents, represents two generations of Midwestern life.

Dates: approximately 1860s, 1890s-2016 (bulk 1926 - 2016)

Jennie Earl and Elizabeth S.C. [Crittenden] correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P285
Overview

This collection of letters was apparently written by two sisters living in Lawrence from 1859 to sometime after 1863. The letters are written to their mother and brother who lived in Westinfield, Connecticut, and concern events in Lawrence prior to and during the Civil War.

Dates: 1859-186-?

Joel Grover diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS A2
Overview

Grover was born in Springfield, Livingston Co., New York, August 5, 1825; died in Lawrence, Kansas, July 28, 1879. This collection consist of a diary kept during the years 1857 and 1858 by Joel Grover, an early resident of Lawrence, Kansas. A transcription of the diary was completed in 1981.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

John Hutchings correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P66
Overview

The first two letters are from Banks, who preceded Hutchings to Lawrence, and they describe Lawrence, the lawyers, and law practice in the area. The third letter written by W. B. West mentions Quantrill's raid and asks about job opportunities in Lawrence.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

John L. Kilworth papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 46
Overview

This collection of papers primarily contains Kansan John L. Kilworth's incoming business correspondence, as well as materials from his schooling at the Lawrence Business College.

Dates: 1872 - 1899

John Lee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1428
Overview

This collection contains drawings and designs done by John Lee during his time as a practicing architect, materials that relate to his time teaching at the University of Kansas, and his involvement in building restoration around downtown Lawrence, Kansas, particularly his involvment in the restoration of the Union Pacific Depot. This collection also includes materials from his bicycling hobby and influence in a cycling club on KU's campus.

Dates: 1989 - 1996

John Thomas Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 164
Overview John Thomas Johnson worked as a freelance reporter, primarily for the Topeka Capital-Journal, and as a stringer for Time magazine, the Wichita Eagle-Beacon, the Kansas City Star-Times, and United Press International. This collection includes notes compiled while he was reporting in Lawrence, Kansas, 1970, and outlines, notes, etc., for a proposed book to be jointly authored with James P. Girard. A later addition to the collection contains materials related to his work for Time-Life in El...
Dates: 1970 - 1994

Josiah Miller papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 4
Overview

This collection contains the papers of Kansas free state activist Josiah Miller, dating from 1854-1870 and those of various members of his family, dating from 1840-1912.

Dates: 1840 - 1912

Julius Fischer ledger books

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E127
Overview

Ledger books of the ice house of Julius Fischer.

Dates: 1882 - 1898

Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railway collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 18
Overview

The Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railway was an interurban rail line with electric car service between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas. The collection contains scattered records of the railway's operation, including correspondence, operational cost data, freight charge receipts, accident reports for the line during its most prosperous years, maps and architectural drawings, and an honor's thesis by John W. Florin on the history of the railway line.

Dates: 1906-1958, 1964

Karl H. White papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P254
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence and papers written by and about Karl White. The correspondence refers to an article that appeared in the Lawrence Journal World, December 19, 1964, entitled "Lots of Fun in Those Good Old Days" by Elfriede Fischer Rowe. In his letters to Mrs. Rowe, White recalls his boyhood and college days in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1940 - 1985

Kaw Valley Hemp Pickers photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2811
Overview

The Kaw Valley Hemp Pickers were a counterculture group in the Lawrence, Kansas area during the 1960s and 1970s. This collection contains five black and white group photographs of the Kaw Valley Hemp Pickers. Some of the photographs contain nudity.

Dates: between 1960 and 1970

Ladies of Lawrence portrait album

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 51
Overview

The Ladies of Lawrence presented this album to Edmund Gibson Ross, Commandant at Lawrence, for his action of closing the liquor shops in the town. The photographs are mounted four per page.

Dates: approximately 1862

Lawrence Alliance records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P856
Overview

The Lawrence Alliance of Lawrence, Kansas was formed in 1991 to promote appreciation for diversity, strengthen race relations, and discourage discrimination within the Lawrence community. These two form letters, dated October 1994, announce the Alliance's upcoming community events.

Dates: October 1994

Lawrence and Douglas County (Kansas) Planning collected materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 830
Overview

These materials relate to Lawrence-Douglas County, Kansas, planning initiatives in the latter part of the 20th century and development oversight. The collection includes photographs, photo-lithographic aluminum plates, and negatives, as well as printed material.

Dates: 1971 - 2001

Lawrence Bank bank notes

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P433
Overview The collection contains four Lawrence Bank notes of three and five dollar denominations. These notes are imprinted with "The Lawrence Bank, Lawrence, Kansas" but were probably issued by the Lawrence National Bank, which was established in the 1860s. Imagery on the notes, which allowed the bearer to exchange the notes for cash, included a Native American woman holding a baby, a Native American man attacking a bison, and industrial scenes with a river barge prominent next to smoking...
Dates: 1860s?

Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 149
Overview

The Lawrence (Kansas) Business and Professional Women's Club was founded to improve the professional, personal, economic and educational outlook for women. The records of the club include yearbooks, scrapbooks, programs, minutes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1995

Lawrence centennial celebration

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P86
Overview

Lawrence centennial celebration, September 23-28, 1954.

Dates: September 23-28, 1954

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1454
Overview

Since the late 19th century, the Lawrence, Kansas Chamber of Commerce has worked to create a strong community. Records in this collection include documents created or received by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce between the years of 1948 and 1986, with the majority of the documents coming from the years 1968 to 1975.

Dates: 1948-1986 (bulk 1968-1975)

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office Map Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH Map R541-R556
Overview

The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office implements city and county comprehensive plans by developing and administering zoning codes, regulations, plans and policies. It guides land use planning principles and practices and supports city and county commission, including the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission. These maps document city and county planning between 1857-2000 which include the redevelopment plans for downtown Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1857 - 2000

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 855
Overview

The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office implements city and county comprehensive plans by developing and administering zoning codes, regulations, plans and policies. It guides land use planning principles and practices and supports city and county commissions, including the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission. These records document city and county planning for the 1980s which include the redevelopment plans for downtown Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1961 - 2000

Lawrence Fair Housing Coordinating Committee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 174
Overview

The collection is arranged chronologically and contains minutes of meetings, clippings, petitions, and other manuscript materials documenting the activities of the organization.

Dates: 1959 - 1967

Lawrence Journal World photograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH LJW
Overview

This collection consists of photographs taken by Lawrence Journal World staff photographers and freelance photographers on behalf of the newspaper. It includes images of events that occurred in Lawrence, Kansas and the surrounding area from the middle of the 20th century up to the early 21st century.

Dates: 1950s-2001

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Names
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 14
University of Kansas 12
Brown, John, 1800-1859 5
Haskell Institute 4
Ambler, Cathy 3
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Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 3
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 3
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 3
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office 3
Learnard, Mary S., 1842-1932 3
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 3
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 2
Council of Social Agencies (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Davis, Emma Stubbs, 1885-1942 2
Davis, Samuel Hunt, 1848-1938 2
Delaware Tribe of Indians 2
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 2
Eldridge, Shalor Winchell, 1816-1899 2
Elliott, Robert Gaston 2
Enslinger, Dennis 2
First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Grover, Joel, 1825-1879 2
Hastie family. 2
Hasty family. 2
Hesper Academy (Hesper, Kan.) 2
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 2
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 2
Leavenworth, Lawrence, and Galveston Railroad Company 2
Miller, Shelley 2
Morrow, Robert, 1825-1912 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Oak Hill Cemetery (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Rice, Harry Nicholas, 1951-1970 2
Rowe, Elfriede Fischer 2
Scott, W. W. (William W.) 2
University of Kansas Country Club 2
Watson, Mildred Davis 2
Abbott, James Burnett, 1818-1897 1
Acme Manganese Mining Company (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Adair family 1
Adair, Asa Rogers 1
Adair, Emma May Keyser, 1865-1952 1
Adair, Hugh Rogers, 1889-1971 1
Agnew family 1
Alford family 1
Allison, Isadora Augusta Johnson 1
Alpha Delta Kappa. Tau chapter (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Alpha Phi 1
Altenbernd, Kerry 1
Anderson, Arthur J., 1863-1942 1
Anderson, Margaret L., 1895-1976 1
Anderson, Samuel Brooks, 1825-1907 1
Anderson, William T., 1840-1864 1
Andrews, John Albion 1
Archibald family 1
Archibald, John Christie, 1812-1860 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Asbury, Robert Fossett 1
Asher, Kathleen 1
Baldridge family 1
Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
Barber family. 1
Barber, Thomas W., 1814-1855 1
Barnhart family. 1
Benjamin, David, 1963- 1
Bernard family. 1
Berry, G. W. (George W.) 1
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center 1
Bismark Fair (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Boss of the Bay Mining Company 1
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 1
Branson, Jacob 1
Brodhead, Ross 1
Brooks, Paul R., Mrs. 1
Bullene, Lathrop, 1826-1915 1
Bumgardner, Edward, 1865- 1
Business and Professional Women's Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Carney family 1
Carpenter, Louis, 1829-1863 1
Chapman family 1
Choctaw Nation 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Hiram C., 1817-1855 1
Clarke, Edith Marie, 1870-1957 1
Clarke, Florence 1
Clarke, Martha (Resident of Kansas) 1
Clason, Barbara E., 1916-1990 1
Coal Creek Library (Vinland, Kan.) 1
Collamore, George W., 1818-1863 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, John Wesley, 1842- 1
Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Courtney, Marjorie M. Shryock 1
Crawford, Elizabeth Ticknor 1
Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913 1
Creitz, Conrad G. 1
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Language
German 2
Danish 1
French 1
Japanese 1