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Arthur Jellison photograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 559
Overview

This collection consists of negatives and some prints and correspondence from the photographic studio of Arthur Asa Jellison, who worked and lived in Wilson, Ellsworth County, Kansas in the first half of the 20th century. Individuals photographed in the collection came from Wilson, Dorrance, Ellsworth, Redwing, Corning, Bennington, Claflin, Kanopolis, Dubuque, Holyrood, and Sylvan Grove, Kansas.

Dates: 1927 - 1964

Artificial Portraits collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 540
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers, focused on portraits of individuals, couples, and groups. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, mounted and unmounted prints, glass plate negatives, and...
Dates: approximately 1868 - 1986 (bulk 1900s-1960s)

Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 538
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album, which includes candid and posed photographs of Fannie Dixon and her friends from her time as a student at the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Vocational School started in 1895 as the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African Americans; in 1951, the name changed again to become the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka. There are also photos from Amarillo, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Some...
Dates: 1923 - 1928

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

Miscellaneous Kansas Photographers collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 165
Overview

Portraits of individuals taken by miscellaneous Kansas-based photographers in the late 19th century.

Dates: circa 1886, 1894, undated