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Base map compiled by the 314th Engineers, N.A. Col. William B. Ladue, Corps of Engineers, N.A. Commanding

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q51
Overview

Relief map of the United States military reservation Fort Riley in Kansas, including Camp Funston, dated November 1917. The map was compiled by the 314th Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, commanded by William B. Ladue.

Dates: November 1917

Basketball Coach's records

 Series
Call Number: RG 66/13/3
Overview This series, from the Athletics Department record group at the University of Kansas, consists of correspondence and related materials from the basketball coach's office when Forrest C. "Phog" Allen held the position. It also contains records from Allen's position as head of the Department of Physical Education, a position he held concurrently for several years. Topics include but are not limited to basketball conferences and tournaments; coaching schools; committees with which Allen worked;...
Dates: 1933 - 1955

Basketball team portraits

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 542
Overview

Four glass plate negatives of varying sizes depicting basketball teams from unidentified high schools. Includes a 1917 sophomore team (logos on jerseys difficult to read); 1913-1914 juniors with a trophy (emulsion is flaking off plate); undated portrait (there appears to be an 8 on the basketball?); and the 1912-1913 S.J.H.S. team (plate is cracked in half). The teams are in various standing, seated, and kneeling poses and consist of 5-7 boys in uniform.

Dates: 1912 - 1917

Battle of Hickory Point drawing

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P1057
Overview

Drawing by W. Hreyman of the Battle of Hickory Point in Kansas, based on his eye-witness experience of the skirmish. Features Colonel Harvey, Captain T. Bickerton, Lieutenant S. Pratt, F. Baldwin, William Breyman and team, G. Easter, C. S. Geason, S. P. Brown, P. Carter, and the Stubbs Company.

Dates: 1856

Baur family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 718
Overview Family correspondence and documentation represents about half of this collection of the Baur family papers. Most of the letters were written during the World War II years. The other half of the collection represents the community activities and interests of Edward Jackson Baur and his wife, Lillian Jacoby Baur. Mr. Baur, a University of Kansas Sociology Professor, was a member of the American Civil Liberties Union and Common Cause and addressed many concerns local to Lawrence, Kansas. ...
Dates: 1926 - 2001

Bayliss Corbett papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 27
Overview

These papers of writer and publisher Bayliss "Jim" Corbett include letters written and received by him from 1974 to 1988, including several of Corbett's form letters and writings in support of conservatism and anti-Communism in American life and politics.

Dates: 1973 - 1988

Beagel Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1187
Overview

The collection includes personal correspondence mostly relating to Virginia Beagel or Gilbert Beagel. It also consists of school yearbooks, report cards, post cards, business correspondence, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1908 - 2004

Beals family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 982
Overview

The Beals family papers are those of the donor's mother, Lenore Beals Haines, and maternal grandmother Estella Kerr (Mrs. Frank) Beals of Argonia (Sumner County), Kansas. The papers contain Argonia high school and organizational records and photographs dating from the 1920s, as well as local histories and visitors' guides. A club year book from Frank and Stella Beals' later residency in Anthony (Harper County), Kansas is included.

Dates: 1922-1995

Beatrice, Nebraska Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 140
Overview

This collection contains photographs from Beatrice, Nebraska of manufacturing and street scenes, the "Venetian Night" contest - which had been visited by Teddy Roosevelt - a train wreck and a flood.

Dates: approximately 1908-1915

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P417
Overview

This collection consist of various manuscripts and a photograph: one hundred year aniversary program, photograph of church, typed note, one hundred year anniversary program bound with newspaper clippings, and a document titled "Beecher Bible and Rifle Church."

Dates: 1948, 1957

Ben Hibbs papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 191
Overview Ben Hibbs was born in Fontana, Kansas in 1901. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism in 1923. He then edited several Kansas newspapers before becoming an editor at the Saturday Evening Post and then Reader's Digest. He was a friend of former President Dwight Eisenhower and edited his writings. Hibbs died in 1975 of leukemia. This collection of his papers contains correspondence, manuscripts, periodicals, writing samples, academic documents, and...
Dates: 1918-1975

Benjamin Day papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 502
Overview

Benjamin Day served as an educator and principal in the Leavenworth, Kansas, school system for thirty one years before becoming a City Council member and the city's first African American mayor. The collection contains material relating to his service to the city, as well as his involvment in other community organizations.

Dates: 1966 - 1981

Benjamin Disraeli collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P23
Overview

This collection, assembled from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff, includes two letters and an autograph by Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British Prime Minister and the Earl of Beaconsfield.

Dates: 1865, [before 1876], undated

Benjamin Harrison letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P341
Overview

Letter from Benjamin Harrison to Albert H. Horton thanking Horton for his congratulations on Harrison's election as U.S. President.

Dates: Nov. 26, 1888

Benjamin Ladd Wiley diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P450
Overview A typed transcription of a diary kept by Benjamin Ladd Wiley on his march from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, with the First Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Company. The diary covers a period during the Mexican-American War, from July 6 through December 22, 1847. In his daily entries, Wiley notes the number of miles traveled that day, quality of the camping site, and weather conditions. As the company gets further south, his entries begin to include an occasional Spanish...
Dates: 1847

Benjamin Robert Haydon Clipping Book

 Collection
Call Number: MS 305
Overview

Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786-1846, was an English historical painter and author. This clipping book contains items from the first half of the 19th century, including printed reviews of Haydon's art works, printed essays and letters to the editor by Haydon, letters to Haydon, and handwritten copies of quotations and verse.

Dates: 1813 - 1846

Berkeley-Dursley account books

 Collection
Call Number: MS 130
Overview A collection of financial accounts for the Berkeley family, including primarily Charles Berkeley (1649-1710), the 2nd Earl of Berkeley, and his son James Berkeley (1680-1736), 3rd Earl of Berkeley (James was also styled Viscount Dursley from 1699-1710 before he succeeding his father as Earl of Berkeley in 1710). Also included are briefer accounts for the Countess Dowager of Berkeley (presumably Elizabeth, Charles's wife and James's mother), and the Honorable George Berkeley, Charles's fourth...
Dates: 1702-1713; 1716-1717

Bernard Davids collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 59
Overview

Bernard F. Davids was an original member of the American Nazi Party under George Lincoln Rockwell and politically active in far-right and white supremacist movements. This collection includes publications and mailings from right-wing organizations, personal correspondence, and an extensive collection of news clippings. Of particular note are internal materials from David Duke's electoral campaigns and from the National Association for the Advancement of White People (NAAWP).

Dates: 1970 - 2013

Bernice McFarland papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 991
Overview

Bernice McFarland was a Lawrence, Kansas native, University of Kansas graduate, and member of the Home Study Club. She spent much of her adult life away from Kansas. This collection of her papers includes her own personal records as well as the Van Tries family.

Dates: 1910 - 1983

Bert Nash family papers, including papers of Luther Bittle Bushong

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 731
Overview Bert Allen Nash (d. 1947) was an educational psychologist at the University of Kansas. Nash was particularly interested in the study and remedy of child welfare agencies in Kansas, and was active in the Lawrence, Kansas community. In 1950, in recognition of Nash's contributions, the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center was established in Lawrence. The collection contains personal papers of Nash and his family, as well as his father-in-law Luther Bittle Bushong, and includes...
Dates: 1910 - 1974

Bertha Baechle Hunnius correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P171
Overview

A letter written in German dated December 6, 1894, to Bertha Baechle from (_____ ) Helene. Bertha Baechle was married to Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius, a civil engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who surveyed throughout the West and Southwest.

Dates: 1894

Bessie Wilson photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2832
Overview

A collection of photographs from the family of Bessie Wilson. Includes two photographs of the 9th Cavalry band, a photograph of a father and his two daughters with the label "Wilson Family," a photograph of five African American men, and a large group photograph in front of the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1960s

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Leavenworth, Kan.) papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P876
Overview

The Papers of Bethel A.M.E. Church of Leavenworth, Kansas are those of an African American church in Leavenworth, which is one of the earliest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.

Dates: 1920, 1949

Bethel College, Newton, Kansas negatives

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 528
Overview

This collection contains photographic negatives of people and buildings relating to Bethel College in Newton, Kansas. Most of the photographs were taken between approximately 1945 and 1955, but many are copies of older photographs, including cabinet cards. The negatives came in a numbered sequence, which has been retained.

Dates: between 1945 and 1955

Betty Lou (Tucker) Majure papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P758
Overview

This collection includes material collected by Michigan Valley, Kansas native Betty Lou (Tucker) Majure including a Michigan Valley High School yearbook, 1938 and photos of a church, a home, and a barn.

Dates: 1938

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 4
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