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Simons family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1503
Overview

This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, copies of speeches and talks, news clippings, genealogical information, and other related materials from the Simons family of Kansas. The bulk of the collection relates to W.C. Simons, founder of the Lawrence Journal-World newspaper of Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1791-1960 (bulk 1920s-1952)

Sir Charles William Doyle journal

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS A50
Overview This collection consists of a single journal, kept by Sir Charles William Doyle while serving as a captain in the English Army with the 87th Foot Regiment. The journal includes an account of the English expedition in the West Indies in 1796 and against Puerto Rico in 1797. The 1796 entries run from beginning to end of the volume; the 1797 entries begin at the back of the volume and run toward the front. The volume includes a list of the fleet employed against Puerto Rico, providing...
Dates: October 1796; April 8-30, 1797

Sir Edwin Arnold letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P658
Overview Sir Edwin Arnold (1832-1904) was an award-winning poet and journalist. Born and raised in Essex, England, Arnold earned both a B.A. and M.A. from Oxford. In 1873, he became chief editor of the major London newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, a post that he held for 16 years. After his retirement from the paper, Arnold embarked on a series of world travels and continued to write articles for the Telegraph. This letter, written July...
Dates: July 30, 1894

Sir George Alexander letters

 Collection
Call Number: MS P655
Overview

Sir George Alexander (1858-1918) was a British actor, producer and theater manager. Despite being intended for a career in commerce, Alexander entered the world of professional acting in 1879. This collection contains two letters by Alexander relating to his work in theater, as well as a short biographical clipping.

Dates: 1905 and 1907

Sir Howard Warburton Elphinstone letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P680
Overview

Sir Howard Warburton Elphinstone (1830-1917), 3rd baronet and barrister-at-law, writes from 11 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, S. W. [London, England], to an unidentified recipient about arrangements for documents to be signed. He notes that his friend, the Honorable Malcolm Brown, an administrator, will provide assistance.

Dates: [December 11, 1878?]

Sir Thomas Aiskew Larcom scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D136
Overview Scrapbook containing memoranda and papers connected with the report by Dr. William Neilson Hancock (1820-1888) on the supposed progressive decline of Irish prosperity in the 1860s. Larcom, as Under-Secretary for Ireland, sponsored Hancock's propaganda pamphlet in which statistics identified the problems. Includes letters from Dr. Hancock to Sir Thomas Larcom (1801-1879) on the progress of publication, often enclosing proofs for approval, and on difficulties in getting information; memos by...
Dates: 1863 - 1864

Sir Walter Raleigh his Apologie

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P519
Overview

A copy of Raleigh's political defense.

Dates: between 1618 and 1969

Sister Mary Mark Orr papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 955
Overview

Sister Mary Mark Orr served as a Librarian at Saint Mary College in Leavenworth, Kansas from 1936 until her death in 1982. This collection of her papers is comprised of histories of the Orr family and others, including legal documents from the 1800s, as well as a history of Beattie, Kansas.

Dates: 1800s;1970-1978

Sister Mary Stanislaus MacCarthy galley proofs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P393
Overview

Corrected galley proofs of Sister Mary Stanislaus MacCarthy's Songs of Sion (Dublin, Browne & Nolan). Ireland, 1898. The proofs include a poem on her father, Denis Florence MacCarthy.

Dates: 1882 - 1902

Sketch of the lives of Reverend John King Dunn and Mary Talman Dunn; typescript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P20
Overview

Sketch of the [lives of] Reverend John King Dunn and Mary Talman Dunn, his wife, by their son, Denton Dunn. Before 1939.

Dates: between 1834 and 1939

Slide Presentation on Saint Philippine Duchesne

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2793
Overview

This collection consists of a slide show, with accompanying narration by Frank Eschen on an audio cassette, concerning the life and canonization of Saint Philippine Duchesne.

Dates: 1953 - 1988

Slides of Lawrence, Kansas churches

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2833
Overview

This collection contains 57 afgachrome color slides that depict the exteriors of different churches in Lawrence, Kansas. The slides are all identified and organized alphabetically by church name; many of the slides are stamped with the name "Neal M. Wherry." Includes a variety of Protestant denominations and one slide of St. John's Catholic Church.

Dates: approximately 1990s

Smith and Case business ledger

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E206
Overview

Ledger of accounts for hardware business Smith and Case Company, organized by Horace J. Smith in Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas in 1866. The ledger provides documentation about work performed and costs, as well as names of local businesses and indivdiuals with whom the company worked.

Dates: 1866 - 1867

Social Service League records

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 810
Overview

Founded in 1863 to help survivors of victims of William Quantrill’s raid, the Social Service League serves low-income families and individuals of Douglas County, Kansas, and operates a thrift shop. The collection is comprised of two volumes, dating from 1929-1939, which contain the minutes of meetings, financial information, clippings and a 1937 photograph of the thrift shop.

Dates: 1929 - 1939

Sol Stolowy papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 412
Overview

Sol Stolowy, a emigrant from Poland, worked as a Kansas City Garment Company tailor beginning in the late 1920s, ending as the owner of the Company and overseeing its closing in 1982. This collection includes a volume of pen sketches of garment designs, photographs, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Dates: 1920 - 1984

Solon Otis Thacher papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 87
Overview

The collection of papers by Solon Otis Thacher contains original manuscripts, along with copies of his addresses, sermons and speeches, including some he made while he was in South America. The collection also includes journals, notebooks, newsclippings and articles, and a diary owned by Thacher.

Dates: 1849 - 1895

Sons and Daughters of New England records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 56
Overview

The Sons and Daughters of New England was an organization in Lawrence, Kansas for settlers from New England and their descendants and relatives by marriage. The collection includes the membership rolls of 1921-1926, secretary's records for 1921-1956, miscellaneous correspondence and newspaper clippings, the 1957 address, "The Contemporary Puritan" by Dr. George Anderson, the 1959 address "Last Yankee Crusade" by Allen Craften, and dinner cards from 1928 to 1938 and 1957.

Dates: 1921 - 1972

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2823
Overview

One black and white photographic postcard of eight men in Civil War-era military garb, identified as members of the Lucas, Russell County, Kansas branch (camp 163) of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. One of the men in front is identified as W. W. Brumfield.

Dates: 1929

Sotheby Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 4
Overview

This collection consists of family papers, correspondence, bound books, and various other material of the Sotheby family of Pocklington, Yorkshire, England

Dates: 1650 - 1900

South Side Reading Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 315
Overview

South Side Reading Club, Lawrence, Kansas, was organized in 1912. The collection consists of yearbooks and minute books.

Dates: 1912 - 1984

Southeast Lawrence Improvement Association records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P849
Overview The Southeast Lawrence Improvement Association was organized in 1970, by residents of Southeast Lawrence. Southeast Lawrence was defined as 15th Street to Haskell University, and Massachusetts Street to Santa Fe Street. The mission of the organization was to advocate on behalf of property owners and residents for matters of taxation, traffic, zoning, and planning with the City of Lawrence. The collection consists of minutes and correspondence for the organization from its founding, in...
Dates: 1970 - 1971

Southwest Kansas Photographers Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 912
Overview

The Southwest Kansas Photographers Club convened to discuss the art and business of photography. The 2 volumes in this collection cover the years 1925 through 1942 and include meeting minutes, a group photograph, newspaper clippings, registration lists and financial records.

Dates: 1925 - 1942

Souvenir ribbon badge from Norton Camp 592 (Norton County, Kansas), Modern Woodmen of America

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P656
Overview

An embossed ribbon badge from the Modern Woodmen of America's Norton Camp 592 (Norton County, Kansas)

Dates: before 2006

Special Order No. 211. (Extract). By order of the Secretary of War. Washington, D. C.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P30
Overview

Orders call for First Lieutenant Jacob W. Keller, unassigned, to report to Colonel Thomas H. Roger, 18th. U.S. Infantry, President of the Retiring Board at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Dates: August 19, 1870

Special premium on grain and grasses to be exhibited at the Western National Fair Association

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P126
Scope and Contents

Special premium by the Douglas County officers on grain and grasses to be exhibited at the Western National Fair Association to be held at Bismark Grove in September, 1886. Lawrence, Kansas, 1886.

Dates: September, 1886

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 67
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Kansas -- History 26
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Lawrence (Kan.) 24
Diaries 22
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
American poetry -- 20th century 21
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 21
Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 20
Kansas -- Politics and government 18
African Americans -- Kansas 16
African American families -- Kansas 14
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas 14
Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1854-1861 14
Architecture -- Designs and plans 13
Kansas -- Description and travel 13
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 13
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African American Baptists -- Kansas 10
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Wyandotte County (Kan.) -- History 7
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Names
University of Kansas 59
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 21
United States. Army 19
Brown, John, 1800-1859 15
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13
Republican Party (Kan.) 13
Armitage, Katie 12
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 12
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12
University of Kansas. Libraries 11
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 10
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 10
Haskell Institute 9
Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 9
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 9
Wilcox, Laird M. 9
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 8
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 8
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 7
University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information 7
Wood, Frank 7
African Methodist Episcopal Church 6
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 6
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 6
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 6
Inge, William 6
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 6
Otto, David Arthur, 1934- 6
Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Department of English 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 5
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 5
Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 5
Haskell Indian Junior College 5
Johnson, Ronald, 1935-1998 5
Kansas Association of Colored Women and Girls’ Clubs 5
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 5
Kansas. Legislature 5
Kansas. Supreme Court 5
Katzman, David M. 5
League of Women Voters of Kansas 5
Meyen, Edward L. 5
Miller, Timothy, 1944- 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 5
Populist Party (Kan.) 5
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
United States. Congress. House 5
University of Kansas. Department of History 5
University of Kansas. School of Architecture and Urban Design 5
University of Kansas. School of Fine Arts 5
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 4
Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 4
Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
Benjamin, David, 1963- 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 4
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clark family 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark 4
Democratic Party (Kan.) 4
Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 4
Duchesne, Philippine, Saint, 1769-1852. 4
Ellis, Ralph Nicholson, 1908-1945 4
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917 4
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 4
Guttridge, G. H. (George Herbert), 1898- 4
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art 4
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 4
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Horowitz, Frances Degen 4
Irvin, S. M. (Samuel Mcleary), 1812- 4
Kansas Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 4
Kansas University Endowment Association 4
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 4
Kansas. Board of Regents 4
Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives 4
Kansas. Militia 4
Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 4
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Language
German 59
French 55
Spanish; Castilian 42
Latin 21
Italian 20