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Sarah Goss Clark papers

Call Number: RH MS 839

The Sarah Goss Clark papers include diaries, notebooks, and family correspondence, including correspondence with her brother, Nathaniel Goss, an ornithologist who became one of the first settlers of Neosho Falls, Kansas, in 1857.

Dates: 1818 - 1889

Sarah Lakin Cooper photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2

Includes a photograph of Sarah Lakin Cooper, great-aunt of the donor, and another unidentified woman, circa 1890-1900. Photographed by A. Coates in Benton, Michigan; the inscription on the back of the photograph indicates the family lived in Morganville, Clay County, Kansas, and the donor notes that her grandfather, Erasmus Farley, was related to Cooper and served in the 5th Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War.

Dates: approximately 1890-1900

Saturday Club records

Call Number: RH MS 1064

The Saturday Club, a women's literary organization, was founded in 1881 in Leavenworth (Leavenworth County), Kansas. This collection of their records contains bound volumes of the club minutes.

Dates: 1881 - 1989

Sauer's Gouldiana Research about John Gould and other papers

Call Number: MS 304
Overview Kansas City dermatologist Gordon C. Sauer, M.D. spent much of his life researching the 19th-century ornithologist John Gould. From 1948 until his death in 2003, Dr. Sauer published numerous articles and books about Gould. This collection reflects Sauer's research on John Gould, including correspondence, research on Gould, photocopies of Gould letters, and manuscripts of Sauer's books about Gould. The collection also contains some of Sauer's professional papers from his years as a...
Dates: 1800 - 2004

Savage-Alford families photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 59

This collection contains photographs of the Savage and Alford families of Lawrence, Kansas, as well as photographs of individuals from the Gilett, Cady, and Hauscomb families. Many of the images are portraits taken at Lawrence-based studios, but there are also more informal shots and images of the Savage family home in Douglas County. Most of the photographs are undated.

Dates: approximately 1860-1916

Save Our Invaluable Land records

Call Number: RH MS 803

Save Our Invaluable Land (SOIL), originally known as Citizens for Realistic Water Resource Management, at Hillsdale, Kansas, was incorporated in 1974. The organization filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop the building of the dam in the Hillsdale (Miami County), Kansas area. This collection includes the group's legal records.

Dates: 1972 - 1977

Save Our Neighborhood Schools (SONS) records

Call Number: RH MS 1292

Save Our Neighborhood Schools (SONS) was an organization in Lawrence, Kansas created to fight against the proposed closures of elementary schools in Unified School District (USD) 497. The collection includes art, flyers, press releases, newspaper articles, and photographs related to efforts by parents and other community members to save the schools, dating primarily from 2009-2010.

Dates: 1995-2010 (bulk 2009-2010)

Save the Tallgrass Prairie records

Call Number: RH MS 670
Overview Save the Tallgrass Prairie, Inc. (STP) was formed by Northeastern Kansans in January 1973 as "an organization of concerned citizens who wanted to re-establish a small segment of the tallgrass prairie in as natural a condition as is possible" and create a Tallgrass Prairie National Park. The organization was originally known as Prairie National Park Natural History Association. The collection contains newspaper clippings, financial records, correspondence, and legislative records for and...
Dates: 1960 - 1986

Scrapbook concerning the assumption of Presidency of Paraguay by Andrés Rodríguez

Call Number: MS Q79

Scrapbook, with additional loosely inserted materials, concerning the assumption of the Paraguayan presidency by Andrés Rodríguez in 1989, replacing longtime President Alfredo Stroessner. Consists of newspapers from Asunción, Paraguay; Brazil; and eleven periodical photocopies from the United States of America.

Dates: February 3, 1989-June 1989

Scrapbook of Kansas news items

Call Number: RH MS C90

Margaret Thompson Henderson was born in Parsons, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1905. Her 91-page scrapbook of news clippings from the early 1900s chronicles notable people, places and events in the history of Kansas, the Lawrence community, and the University of Kansas. Included are published poems, biographies, and obituaries of famous Kansans.

Dates: approximately 1908-1924

Scrapbook of letters and other materials relating to the Crimean War service (Royal Navy) of Surgeon Hugh O'Hagan and Captain Hyde Parker

Call Number: MS E118
Overview Hugh O'Hagan was the Surgeon aboard HMS Firebrand during the Crimean War, and wrote narrative letters home to his wife Nannie in Ireland. Nannie copied 33 of them (August 8, 1854 to June 30, 1855) into this "Second book, copies of my dear Husbands letters. Nannie O'Hagan. Boyne Cottage." Clippings concerning the war and mentioning O'Hagan are pasted into the book. O'Hagan was a close friend of his captain, Hyde Parker, who died a hero's death in his...
Dates: 1854 - 1855

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings in the series, "Trials of Our Pioneers" published in the Jeffersonian Gazette

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C65

Story of the early settlement of Douglas County, with anecdotes from the settlers of that period. Compiled by the Jeffersonian Gazette, August 3, 1899 to March 13, 1902. Lawrence, Kansas, Watson Library, University of Kansas, 1943.

Dates: August 3, 1899 to March 13, 1902

Scrapbook of Robert F. Ellsworth congressional campaign

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G50

This scrapbook documents his campaign for the nomination and his election to the U. S. House of Representatives.

Clippings, dating from December, 1959, to December, 1960, are from newspapers in the Second Congressional District.

Dates: 1960


Call Number: RH MS E77
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks treat the history of Lawrence and the University of Kansas in general. Some of the clippings are obituaries of local residents, or local current events, e.g, the demonstrations by the Lawrence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1963.

Dates: 1949-1965


Call Number: RH MS D199

Scrapbooks containing mounted clippings from area newspapers. Each volume is individually indexed and dated.

Dates: 1896 - 1933

Scrapbooks, Kansas Crop and Weather Reports

Call Number: RH MS D219

Scrapbooks containing typed diary-type accounts, letters, and newspaper clippings pertaining to crop and weather conditions in Kansas and the southwest region during the early 1900s.

Dates: 1901 - 1921

Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings regarding Lawrence, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS H19

This is a collection of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about the city of Lawrence, Kansas, from 1977-1992. Most of the clippings originated from the Lawrence Journal World newspaper.

Dates: 1977 - 1992

Sean O'Casey proofs and playbooks

Call Number: MS B114

Two author's press proof volumes and two playbooks heavily annotated and used by production staff for one of O'Casey's plays. The plays include The Plough and the Stars: A Tragedy in Four Acts; Juno and the Paycock; The Shadow of a Gunman; and Within the Gates: A Play of Four Scenes in a London Park.

Dates: 1924-1926, 1933-1934

Second Missionary Baptist Church records

Call Number: RH MS 789

The Second Missionary Baptist Church records document the history, membership, and activities of a long time Junction City, Kansas church.

Dates: 1929 - 1988

Security Benefit Life Insurance Company records

Call Number: RH MS 534
Overview This collection includes records and photographs from the Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, a fraternal beneficiary society that evolved into a life insurance company over the 20th century. Records include financial information and reports, administrative and legal documents, insurance rate books, correspondence and contracts regarding two organizations' merger to become Security Benefit, promotional information, manuals, and documentation regarding the building of a hospital on...
Dates: 1892 - 1992

"Seekers of Light and Knowledge and Library Service and Library Service in Troy, Kansas" paper and research materials

Call Number: RH MS 653

This collection contains a research paper written by Mary Rosenbloom and Kathy Graves, as well as research materials used to write the paper, and the card catalog from the Seekers of Light and Knowledge Library, which was closed in 1988.

Dates: 1979 - 1989

Seelander and Swanson Sign Company photographs

Call Number: RH PH 138

This collection contains photographs of outdoor advertising signs from Seelander and Swanson Sign Co., located in Chicago, Illinois. The signs were located in Chicago as well as Texas, Arizona, and Oklahoma. All photographic prints are black and white unless otherwise stated.

Dates: approximately 1940s-1960s?

Selected biography of Henry Martyn Kimball from the Argus (Carlinville, Ill.)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P335

Typewritten extract from the Argus, Carlinville, Illinois, of a biography of Henry Martyn Kimball.

Dates: 19th century

Selections from Sarah Lindsey's Memorandum

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E132

Selections from memorandum made by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompanying her husband, Robert Lindsey, on a religious visit to friends and others in the western hemisphere in 1858. -- Lawrence, Kan. : Watson Library, 1943.

Dates: 1943

Selola Lewis papers

Call Number: RH MS P823

The Selola Lewis papers are those of a teacher who worked at Dermot School, the last one-room school in Kansas.

Dates: 1954 - 1990

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