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Bishop Vail house (Lawrence, Kansas) papers

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Call Number: RH MS P825
Overview These papers, a gift of University of Kansas professors Frances and Floyd R. Horowitz, concern the history of their former Lawrence, Kansas residence at 505 Ohio Street as the home of Thomas Hubbard Vail, the first Episcopal bishop of Kansas. The papers, all of which are photocopies of original documents, include correspondence between Bishop Vail's grandson, Thomas Hubbard Vail Motter, and Grace (Mrs. Fritz) Heider, when she and her husband occupied the former Vail home in the early...
Dates: 1870; 1951-1954

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

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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

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Dwellings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
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Heider, Grace M. (Grace Moore) 1
Horowitz, Floyd R. 1
Horowitz, Frances Degen 1
Motter, T. H. Vail, 1901-1970. 1
University of Kansas. Museum of Art 1