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Manuscripts on Kansas History

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P7

Map of historic places in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P191
Dates: between 1900 and 1973

Mary Chesley Killam letter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P855
Overview This 7-page transcript of an undated letter from Mary Chesley Killam is a descriptive memoir of her pioneer years in Lawrence, Kansas from 1855 to 1863. Writing to a newspaper near her native village of Barnstead, New Hampshire, she recalls the appearance of Lawrence when she and her husband first arrived, incidents involving abolitionist John Brown as a frequent guest of their hotel, and pro-slavery attacks on free-state Lawrence, including William Quantrill's Lawrence massacre of August...
Dates: between 1880 and 1889

Mary S. Learnard collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P803
Overview This small collection purportedly relates to early Lawrence, Kansas resident Mary S. (Mrs. Oscar E.) Learnard, who was a daughter of Lawrence pioneer Shalor Eldridge. Included is an unattributed typescript describing Lawrence's early history. Also included is the record of an account (entries dated 1871-1872) with Iowa City, Iowa businessman Justin DeWitt Bowersock who later moved to Lawrence, where he was prominent in business and in state and local politics. The Iowa City account with...
Dates: 1871-1875, 1938

Materials relating to the exhibit on 19th century houses in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 380
Overview This collection includes materials relating to the exhibit on nineteenth century houses in Lawrence, Kansas, which was put together by the University of Kansas Museum of Art. The typescripts include the proposal, correspondence, and the draft of the text for the catalog of the exhibition, Sept. 22-Oct. 27, 1968, published by the Museum. Representative examples of various styles and types of dwellings built in Lawrence in the nineteenth century are portrayed, as well as a brief history of...
Dates: 1966 - 1968

Maude Gooch Phillips poems

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P88
Overview

Handwritten and typed manuscripts of poems written by Maude Gooch Phillips, mostly focused on the early history of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.

Dates: early 1900s

McFarland family photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 162
Overview

This collection of photographs includes images of McFarland family members, some at Oak Hill Cemetery (Lawrence, Kansas?), and two in the Joplin, Missouri area.

Dates: 1900 - 1901

Memoir of early days in Kansas

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 128
Overview

Eldridge was active in the efforts to make Kansas Territory a free state. Formerly a Democrat, Eldridge joined the Kansas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Memoir of early days in Kansas, miscellaneous stock certificates, and account sheets, 1859-1898.

Dates: 1859 - 1898

Memorandum of Agreements

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS B4
Overview

Memorandum of agreements made with certain parties by the Lawrence Bridge Company, 1864-1866.

Dates: 1864 - 1866

Midland Rural Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 854
Overview

This collection contains the minutes and treasury records of the Midland Rural Club of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas, a women's club which formed on January 24, 1904 for the mutual enjoyment of its members and was in existence through May 18, 1978.

Dates: 1939 - 1978

Minute and record books of the No Name Club

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E161
Overview

The No Name Club, a woman's literary club, was organized in February 1876, under the name, The Ladies' Reading Circle. In December 1876, the club voted to change the name to the No Name Club. The collection consists of fourteen bound volumes containing meeting minutes, attendance rolls, newspaper clippings, and photographs. No Name Club programs for years 1889-2005 are found at RH Ser C1260.

Dates: 1879 - 2004

Minutes; membership roster

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E139
Overview

The G.A.R. in Kansas was organized shortly after the Civil War. This collection consists of thirteen manuscript volumes. Twelve of these volumes are minutes of the organizations meetings. The thirteenth volume is a membership roster.

Dates: 1893-1930; 1896-1916

Modern Homes and Other Scenes of Lawrence

 Collection — Reel: 1
Call Number: KC AV 28
Overview

This movie, 8 minutes and 20 seconds long, includes shots of Lawrence, Kansas, including Massachusetts street, an elementary school, a church, multiple neighborhoods, and the University of Kansas campus (including dorms and Jayhawk Boulevard, the main thoroughfare through the main campus).

Dates: 1970s?

Mother's Discussion Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 795
Overview

The Mother's Discussion Club of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1934 to study and exchange ideas about child nurturing and development. The group gradually disbanded over several years in the late 1980s. This collection includes most of the secretary minute notebooks from 1934-1984, the treasurer's ledger from 1934-1947, and correspondence and cards.

Dates: 1934 - 1984

Mother's League records

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 809
Overview

The Mother's League of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1913 to study and exchange ideas about child development and home life. Eventually the group changed its focus of study to include other interesting and inspirational topics. This collection includes the secretary minute notebooks from 1916-1979.

Dates: 1916 - 1979

Nancy Shontz papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 553
Overview

Nancy Shontz served on the City Commission of Lawrence, Kansas, from 1981-1985, and worked actively with the Lawrence Preservation Alliance and the local chapter of the League of Women Voters. The collection contains her papers regarding these activities as well as other city- and county-related issues.

Dates: 1945 - 2000

Nellie McGurdy scrapbook of newspaper clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D239
Overview

This volume contains newspaper clippings and obituaries of well-known persons, most likely complied by Nellie McGurdy.

Dates: approximately 1889-approximately 1935

Newspaper clippings regarding Quantrill

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS E170
Overview

Two volumes of mounted newspaper clippings collected by Watson Library staff from numerous publications circa 1863-1963, on the life of William Clark Quantrill and the raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863. Volume one contains newspaper articles on the James brothers, Frank and Jesse and volume two contains articles on survivors and reunions of the Raid on Lawrence

Dates: 1945 - 1952

"Nineteenth Century Buildings of Lawrence" undergraduate thesis

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D195
Overview

Undergraduate thesis by Ben Wearing regarding 19th century buildings located in Lawrence, Kansas. Card file index also available. Photographs from the thesis have been physically separated and are located at RH PH 552 (formerly at RH MS-P D195).

Dates: 1955

Nixon and Williamson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1116
Overview

The Nixon and Williamson families as well as the Chapman and Cooper families had ties to Edwardsville, Wyandotte County, Kansas; to Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas and to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. This collection of the families' papers date from 1849-1961 and consists of letters, certificates, journals and photographs.

Dates: 1849 - 1961

Official Navy photographs of Kansas City flooding

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 511
Overview

The collection includes 85 aerial and ground photographs taken by official photographers stationed at the United States Naval Air Station in Olathe, Kansas, of the flooding in the greater Kansas City area in 1951.

Dates: 1951

Old Folks' Annual Reception invitation, Liberty Hall, Friday evening

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P368
Overview

Invitation, addressed to Lawrence resident W.L. Bullene and Ladies, to the annual reception and ball. Committee members are listed on the back.

Dates: February 18, 1876

Old West Lawrence and the law of historic preservation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P234
Overview

This paper was submitted to the Historic Preservation Seminar, Fall, 1973. It details a history of Old West Lawrence (bordered on the north by 6th Street, on the east by Tennessee, on the south by 9th Street and on the west by Illinois), the Old West Lawrence Association, and preservation of the area under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Dates: 1973

Old West Lawrence historical resources survey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 763
Overview The Kansas Historic Resource Inventory collection documents the preservation and identification process of historic landmarks in the Lawrence community. The collection consists mainly of documentation, i.e. photographs, archival research, scale drawings, inventory sheets, etc., of all buildings, residential, commercial and religious in the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood (O.W.L.). The buildings included in the survey are on Tennessee Street, Ohio Street, Louisiana Street, Indiana Street,...
Dates: 1964 - 1992

Old Windmill of West Lawrence, Kansas drawing

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS R445
Overview

This collection consists of a modern recreation of a drawing of the Old Windmill in Lawrence, Kansas, completed by George. J. Hood on January 21, 1904. The drawing has a note saying the windmill was erected in 1863-64.

Dates: January 21, 1904

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century 8
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Historic buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 7
Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 7
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Genealogy 7
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Diaries 5
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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