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Oscar Eugene Learnard family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 36
Overview

This collection consists of copied and original correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other related materials regarding the life of Oscar Eugene Learnard, his family, and the early history of Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1850 - 1943

Our trip West

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P712
Overview

This photocopied typescript is a 93-page account of an automobile trip to California by William L. Hastie and his wife Anna of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas. Hastie's account, which begins with their September 1937 departure and ends with their February 1938 return to Lawrence, includes details of visits with many family members and acquaintances along the way.

Dates: 1937; March 16, 1985

Papers of Carol Buhler Francis

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 582
Overview

Carol Buhler Francis was a longtime resident of Lawrence, Kansas, and an active member of the community. This collection includes materials related to projects in which she was involved professionally through her advertising, journalism, and other writing; and personally through her community involvement.

Dates: 1874 - 2015

Papers of G. Graves

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1198
Overview

Newspaper clippings dating from 1950 to 1980, covering local history in and around Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1950 - 1980

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

Papers of Margaret Stockton

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 17
Overview

Margaret Stockton was involved in community involvement and social work in Lawrence, Kansas, especially the Council of Social Agencies and the Recreation Commission. This collection comprises Stockton's papers of her community work and also personal and family matters.

Dates: 1912 - 1966

Penn House - Grass Roots in Action

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P453
Overview

A paper written by Margaret Wedge in December 1978 concerning Penn House, an assistance program serving low-income persons in Lawrence, Kansas. The paper covers the history, source of funding, organizational make-up, programs, and activities of Penn House.

Dates: Other: December 1978

Personal Papers of Kate I. Hansen

 Collection
Call Number: PP 19
Overview

Logan, Kansas native Kate I. Hansen (1879-1969) served as the Dean of the Miyagi College Music Department, Miyagi College, Sendai, Japan. Hansen received Bachelor of Arts (1905) and Bachelor of Music (1913) degrees from the University of Kansas. This collection of her papers reflects these activities, as well as her personal and family history, and includes professional and personal correspondence, personal records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1882-2009 (bulk 1882-1968)

Personal papers of Margaret Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: PP 602
Overview

This collection includes outgoing letters from Margaret Anderson to Gene and Marjorie Courtney. Topics typically discussed include mututal acquaintances and personal events. Letters addressed to Gene Courtney date from 1963-1970 and are organized chronologically by year. The 1966 folder includes newspaper clippings about Margaret Anderson's retirement from the University of Kansas. The folder with letters addressed to Marjorie S. Courtney contain two letters and one postcard.

Dates: 1963 - 1972

Personal Papers of William C. Hoad

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 154
Overview

Hoad taught Civil Engineering at the University of Kansas from 1900-1912. This collection consists of a map of the vicinity of Lawrence produced by Hoad on behalf of the Universit of Kansas Country Club.

Dates: 1900 - 1912

Petition for charter for the city of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS E5
Overview

Petition for [charter for] the city of Lawrence, February 12th, 1857, to the Legislative assembly for the territory of Kansas ... Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: February 12th, 1857

Petition to Kansas State Legistlature regarding constructing a dam on the Kansas River

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P85
Overview

Petition to "the Honorable Members of the Legislature of the State of Kansas", Lawrence, February 15, 1869. Signed by "citizens and property holders of Douglas County, Kansas". Petition for an act of the legislature to allow the Douglas County Commissioners to build a dam across the Kansas River at Lawrence.

Dates: February 15, 1869

Photographic Collection of Portraits, Landscapes, Buildings and Structures, Interiors, etc.

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 11
Overview The locations and individuals in many of the black and white photographic prints in this collection have not been indentified. The unidentified photographs are grouped under the following headings: buildings and structures, landscapes, portraits, exteriors, and interiors. Most of the landscapes are of a mountainous area. The portraits include pictures of individuals and groups of all ages, taken both indoors and outdoors, in both posed and candid shots. Most of the buildings and structures...
Dates: approximately 1910-1950

Photographs of the 1951 Flood in Lawrence and Topeka

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 113
Overview

This collection contains views of the 1951 Kansas River flood in Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas.

Dates: probably 1951

Pilgrim Congregational Church of North Lawrence records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E102
Overview

This collection consists of several volumes of records from the Pilgrim Congregational Church of North Lawrence, Kansas. These volumes include treasurer's records, Sunday School reports, meeting minutes, and membership information for the church as well as for some of the groups associated with the church, including the Ladies' Society and the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor (Y.P.S.C.E.).

Dates: 1866 - 1911

Pillsbury-Weston family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 233
Overview

This collection consists of photocopied family correspondence from the 19th century, including family members who lived in New York City, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Kansas before, during, and after the United States' Civil War.

Dates: 1828 - 1896

Postcards of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2819
Overview

Three postcards sent to Phillip and Christine Miller from their sibling Ralph and his wife Mildred Miller, featuring buildings of Lawrence, Kansas: a Presbyterian Church, Governor Stubbs' residence, and a fairgrounds scene at Woodland Park.

Dates: 1912

Priestly family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 249
Overview

William Priestly and his wife, Ellen, settled in Lawrence, Kansas area in the early 1870s; together they had nine children. This collection contains family correspondence from 1890-1920, and some personal records, including Civil War quartermaster reports filed by William Priestly.

Dates: 1833 - 1945

Publication of the Lawrence (Kansas) Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund, Can you guess who I am?

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P650
Overview

A publication of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund (Lawrence, Kansas) enlisting support for preserving and relocating to Hobbs Park the city's historic Murphy-Bromelsick house. Content describes the life of early editor and publisher John Speer, whose homesite is near the proposed Hobbs Park location.

Dates: between 2000 and 2001

Quantrill's raid reminiscence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P467
Scope and Contents

This is the reminiscence of R.H. Miller about Quantrill's raid, involving his house at 1101 E. 19th Street in Lawrence, Kansas. It was written by William Miller in 1913.

Dates: 1913

Quantrill's Raid Tour

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P941
Overview

Six photocopied sheets stapled together explaining a community event held near the sesquicentennial of Quantrill's Raid of 1863: a flashlight tour of the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas with re-enactors in select roles. The cemetery was established in 1865 to commemorate those individuals lost in the raid.

Dates: August 16, 2013

Record of wagonload weight for driver G. W. Berry, weighed by City of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P676
Overview

A certificate showing the weight of G. W. Berry's wagonload as officially weighed at Lawrence, Kansas by N.C.W. Sillett on June 13, 1867. On the reverse are brief handwritten notes for "Diamond Springs Station," a campsite on the Santa Fe Trail, as well as names and apparent directional information.

Dates: June 13, 1867

Records of the First Regular Missionary Baptist Church of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 605
Overview

The First Regular Missionary Baptist Church Collection documents the history, membership, and activities of an African American congregation in Lawrence, Kansas. The collection contains pastoral, congregational, Sunday School, and club records.

Dates: 1915 - 2005

Reminiscences of Quantrill's Raid

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E78
Overview

Reminiscences of Quantrill's raid upon the city of Lawrence, Kansas, thrilling narratives by living eye witnesses. Kansas City, Missouri, Isaac P. Moore, Printer and binder. Compiled and arranged by John C. Shea, the letters were originally written for the Chicago Times.

Dates: 1870

Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 242
Overview The Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club was a social organization for women located in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the club's 1953 bylaws, ndividuals could become members if they were members of the Reno, Kansas community (Leavenworth County), attended the Reno Methodist Church, and/or were associated with the Reno Ladies' Aid. Members took turns hosting meetings in their homes and providing refreshments. This collection contains correspondence, including letters, greeting cards, thank you notes,...
Dates: 1923 - 1973

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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