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Lawrence, Kansas 75th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P777
Overview This collection contains documents pertaining to Lawrence, Kansas' 75th anniversary of its founding in 1929, including a scrapbook of newspaper clippings compiled by University of Kansas library staff at the time and a poster announcing celebratory events associated with the anniversary. It also includes program carbons, expense sheets, print reviews, correspondence, souvenir programs and pamphlets, several out-of-town newspaper letters and reviews, a timeline, assorted newspaper clippings...
Dates: 1920 - 1929

Lawrence, Kansas City Clerk records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS CK8
Overview

Collection of volumes from the Lawrence, Kansas City Clerk's office, providing documentation regarding vital statistics, cemetery burials, and publication of official notices for the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.

Dates: 1908-1932, 1947-1967, undated

Lawrence Kansas Common Council minutes

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P122
Overview

This collection contains eight pages of the 1854 minutes of the Lawrence Common Council meetings regarding discussion of city boundaries, laws and rights of residents, and a list of jurors, documenting the founding of the town of Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1854

Lawrence, Kansas, demographic maps

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS R398
Overview

This collection consists of later photocopies of 14 demographic maps of Lawrence, Kansas created in 1936. The maps were created for the city of Lawrence during a land survey project conducted by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Dates: 1936

Lawrence, Kansas Fire Department records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS EK1
Overview The collection includes logbooks of fire runs and drills, meeting minutes, departmental rosters, and Firemen's Relief Association meeting and financial records from the Lawrence, Kansas Fire Department from its early beginnings as a volunteer organization until the 1960s. The collection also includes photographs of fires in Lawrence, including the Kansas Union fire in 1970; past fire chief Paul Ingels; various fire trucks; and a group of 1906 postcards of fire scenes from some Eastern United...
Dates: 1869 - 1975

Lawrence, Kansas photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2834
Overview

A collection consisting of two real photographic postcards and one photograph of images from Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. Includes images of the Kaw River Bridge and South Park.

Dates: 1909

Lawrence, Kansas photographs collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 18
Overview

This collection of photographic materials relating to Lawrence, Kansas and its residents, businesses, buildings, and events spans the early 19th century through the late 20th century, therefore also spanning the history of photography itself. This is an artificial collection, meaning that the photographs herein come from a wide variety of sources and have been compiled by the Spencer Research Library into this single collection organized by subject matter.

Dates: 1847 - 1997

Lawrence labor survey

 Collection — Volume: 2-3
Call Number: RH MS CK7
Scope and Contents

Survey of Lawrence employers on jobs in Lawrence.

Dates: 1949

Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 48
Overview

The Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy (LLPD) was organized in 1945 with an aim to advance better interracial relations in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. This collection contains the correspondence of the LLPD, minutes of the Executive Board and general meetings of the organization, scrap books, clippings, surveys and other activities reflecting the efforts of the organization from 1945 to 1965.

Dates: 1945 - 1965

Lawrence Paper Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E76
Overview

This collection includes some limited testing, payroll, inventory, and correspondence records from the Lawrence Paper Manufacturing Company of Lawrence, Kansas, originally owned by Justin DeWitt Bowersock and later managed by the Hill family.

Dates: 1906 - 1925

Lawrence Sesquicentennial celebration newspaper clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 901
Overview

Collected newspaper clippings from Lawrence- and Kansas City-based media outlets regarding the planning and celebration of the Lawrence Sesquicentennial in 2004.

Dates: 1998 - 2003

Lawrence Sesquicentennial Commission records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 594
Overview The members of the Lawrence, Kansas Sesquicentennial Commission were appointed by the City Commission to coordinate events and plan projects commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Lawrence in 2004. They were responsible for the Sesquicentennial Parade and Birthday Party, an attempt to host a 2004 presidential debate, a time capsule, and the opening of a new park, Sesquicentennial Point. This collection includes their administrative records, including secretary and...
Dates: 1978 - 2006

Lawrence, Topeka, and Abilene, Kansas photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 107
Overview

H.D. Hart was a resident of Lawrence and worked as a printer for the Topeka Daily Capitol. Photography was his avocation. The photographs include a variety of subjects in and around Lawrence, Topeka, and Abilene, Kansas. All of the photographs are black and white unless otherwise noted.

Dates: approximately 1966-1974

Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 72
Overview Photographs of Leavenworth, Kansas scenes, and a few Lawrence, Kansas and Excelsior Springs, Missouri scenes. A majority of the photos were taken by Leavenworth resident Frank Morrow. Subjects of the images include identified and unidentified individuals in various groupings; residences, including some interior views; Fort Leavenworth and the Old Soldiers Home; churches, businesses (particularly the Great Western Stove Company), and street scenes in Leavenworth; bridges, trains, and river...
Dates: approximately 1896-1907?

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

Letter from F. L. Pilla to his brother

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS P9
Overview

F.L. Pilla was a minister in Eudora, Kansas at the time of Confederate ally William C. Quantrill's attack on Lawrence, Kansas in mid-August 1863. Pilla writes to his brother recounting this news and indicating that there was some fear that Eudora might have been one of Quantrill's targets.

Dates: September 21, 1863

Letter from George E. Young

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P620
Overview

This letter from George Edwin Young, a survivor of William Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863, was written to his father two days following the massacre. A typed and annotated transcription of the letter is included.

Dates: August 23, 1863

Letter to Captain Grover from Captain Sircoxy

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P828
Overview This letter, dated November 3, 1857, is from Delaware Chief John Sarcoxie (signed "Sircoxy" in the letter) to Joel Grover, a free-state loyalist of Kansas Territory whose property in the town of Lawrence was a station on the Underground Railroad. Citing their prior contract, the Delaware chief asks for Grover's payment of $600 to the Delaware Nation as agreed upon completion of the Quindaro Road (a stage road from the Underground Railroad town of Quindaro, Kansas to Lawrence, completed in...
Dates: November 3, 1857

Lewis Timothy Litchfield papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS VLT B6
Overview

This collection includes Lewis Timothy Litchfield's diary, 1854-1855, containing an account of his trip and settlement in Lawrence, Kansas, as part of the second Emigrant Aid party, and a certificate presented to Litchfield from his English study at Cambridge High School in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1854 - 1855

Log cabin: home of pioneer Americans.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C62
Scope and Contents

Log cabin: home of pioneer Americans. Lawrence, Kansas, 1941. Story by Bumgardner as published in the Lawrence Journal World.

Dates: 1941

Maggie Herrington journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P428
Overview

Maggie Herrington's journal of her experiences during the year 1867 as part of a school assignment and two pieces of correspondence between the Watkins Community Museum of Lawrence, Kansas, and Lida Mattman, Maggie Herrington's granddaughter, dated 1979.

Dates: 1867

Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas, May 10, 1970, by the Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Bryce Rivers, Chairman),

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P689
Overview

Photocopy of a 3-page manifesto read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kansas) on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.

Dates: May 10, 1970

Manuscript, "A Night of Terror"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P241
Overview

A night of terror. The recounting of events told by the widow of Duncan Allison, concerning Quantrill's Raid.

Dates: 1863

Manuscript plat of "Lane Place" (Lane Addition, Lawrence, Kan.)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q16
Overview

A plat of Lane Place, by Wm. F. Goodlove and George H. Pruett, surveyors. Lawrence, Kansas. Lane Place became known as the Lane Addition in Lawrence, Kansas

Dates: 1868

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Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 14
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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
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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
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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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