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Business cards, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P479
Overview

This collection consists of business cards, most of which are from Lawrence, Kansas, businesses in the 1880s.

Dates: 1880's

Business Records of William Hinckle Smith

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P921
Overview

William Hinckle Smith (1861-1943) was a wealthy Philadelphia capitalist who directed and operated the shares of many companies across Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, Colorado, and Nevada. This collection contains business and personal ledgers from Smith's corporations and estate.

Dates: 1881 - 1945

Butler County Farm Bureau Home Economics Extension Program member booklets

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P781
Overview

These three member booklets from the Home Economics Extension Program of Butler County, Kansas are those of program member Eva Jeanette (Mrs. George) Carr. Her program booklets, signed Jeanette Carr, are for the Haverhill and Augusta units of Butler County, and list the names of unit officers, members, project leaders, meeting dates, and topics of meeting lessons and demonstrations for the years 1933, 1937, and 1938. Cover title: Farm Bureau Program.

Dates: 1933, 1937, 1938

Butler County Historical Society records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G67
Overview

Registrations books, land transactions, Sheriff's day book, Farm Visitor Register, Trustee's Records

Dates: 1877 - 1957

C. J. Collins letter regarding a map of the Pony Express route

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P703
Overview

Letter of transmittal from C. J. Collins, General Passenger Traffic Manager for the Union Pacific Railroad, regarding the gift of a pictorial map of the Pony Express route from the early 1860s between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California. The letter describes the map's creators, Wiliam H. Jackson in collaboration with Howard R. Driggs, and conveys background information regarding the map's production.

Dates: September 10, 1951

C. J. Moore collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS A8
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, a few prints, and C.J. Moore's catalogs of photographs he took. Photographic subjects include buildings and town views of Oketo, Marshall County, La Cygne, Linn County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; the University of Kansas in Lawrence; family portraits and vacation snapshots in the Midwest and Northeast of the United States; and other topics. The photographs mostly date from the 1890s-1920s; the volumes include information about...
Dates: 1893-1946 (bulk 1893-1922)

C. Y. Thomas collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887 - 1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

C.A. Harkness prescription file

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 995
Overview

C.A. Harkness was a druggist in Hays, Kansas. This collection contains his prescription file for years 1907-1908.

Dates: 1907 - 1908

Cabinet card album containing portraits of famous persons

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH VLT 173
Overview

Album of cabinet cards with portraits of famous politicians and others, mostly men except for Queen Victoria and Mrs. Lucretia A. Garfield.

Dates: 1870s and 1880s

Cainie Steele collection on Kansas history

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 852
Overview

Cainie Steele (1899-1985) was a school teacher in the Baldwin, Kansas area. Steele's collection of Kansas history related newspaper clippings, including topics such as early Kansas towns, civil war, business, politics, agriculture, and pioneers, was used by her as a teaching reference.

Dates: approximately1860-1950

Caleb Demuth Agnew photographs of Mervyn A. Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 15
Overview

The collection contains twenty-four glass negatives of Mervyn Anderson taken by her father, Caleb Demuth Agnew, in Creston, Iowa. All negatives have corresponding prints made by Spencer Research Library photo archivist staff after the collection was given to the Library.

Dates: 1899-approximately 1920

Camp Forsythe, Fort Riley, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2803(f)
Overview

Panoramic sepia-toned silver gelatin photographic print labeled: Camp Forsythe, Fort Riley, Kansas, Oct. 1945; CRTC, MPRTC trained here during World War II, No. 60; Anderson Studio, Junction City, Kansas.

Dates: October 1945

Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas photographs and negatives

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 516
Overview

Two hundred sixty-three photographs, some printed as postcards, and 89 negatives of Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, during World War I when Camp Funston was used as a training facility. Joseph Pennell is noted as the photographer for some, though not all, of the photographs. The photographs and negatives portray structures and buildings on Camp Funston grounds, as well as soldiers and officers stationed there.

Dates: 1917 - 1919

Camp Funston, Fort Riley photograph

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 513
Overview

Rolled silver gelatin panoramic photographic print, probably of Camp Funston, the training camp built at Fort Riley, Kansas during World War I. The photograph was taken by Verne O. Williams Photographic Co. Kansas City, Missouri.

Dates: 1918

Camp of Instruction, Fort Riley, Kansas panoramic photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2804 (ff)
Overview

Silver gelatin panoramic photographic print of the tent city that made up the Camp of Instruction at Fort Riley, Kansas, in 1913, with the Kansas National Guard. Taken by the photographer Joseph Pennell of nearby Junction City.

Dates: 1913

Camp Phillips Service Club photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2805
Overview

Small black and white photograph of Camp Phillip's Service Club's front exterior view. Camp Phillips was a training post located near Salina, Kansas during World War II.

Dates: Between 1942 and 1945

Campaign for Economic Democracy photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL PH 7
Overview

This collection contains photographic prints and slides of Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda organizing for the Campaign for Economic Democracy.

Dates: 1979 - 1980

Campbell Chapel A.M.E of Atchison, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P723
Overview

The Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.) of Atchison, Kansas records provide a general overview of both the church and the African Methodist Episcopal Kansas-Nebraska Conference to which the Chapel belongs.

Dates: 1981

Canton High School class photograph

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2788
Overview

This group photograph is of the Canton High School graduating class of 1933 at Canton, Kansas. Names of the pictured students and teachers are written on the verso of the photograph.

Dates: 1933

Captain W.F. Sanborn wedding anniversary guestbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P774
Overview

This collection contains a guest book commemorating the golden wedding anniversary of Capt. W.F. Sanborn and Mrs. Sanborn, December 31, 1884. Also included in the guestbook are newspaper clippings, and a transcribed copy of the guestbook.

Dates: 1884

Card from Governor Edward F. Arn

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P217
Overview

Card of appreciation to Mrs. Paul J. Turner. [Topeka] 1953 for Mrs. Turner's service on a local tax study group.

Dates: 1953

Carey Salt Company (Hutchinson, Kan.) accident reports

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E199
Overview

Carey Salt Company was founded in Hutchinson, Kansas (Reno County) in 1900 by Emerson Carey. This record book contains accident reports for the company, 1935-1944.

Dates: 1935 - 1944

Carl Hunnius papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 153
Overview

Transcripts of the diaries kept by Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius documenting his surveys of the Red River, January 10, 1876 to January 24, 1876, and April 25, 1876 to June 30, 1876, as well as the original diary of the second survey, a biography of Ado Hunnius, and two tintypes and print copies of Hunnius and his guide Billy Dixon.

Dates: 1876

Carl Sherrell papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 365
Overview

This collection consists of papers created by the illustrator and science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer Carl Sherrell, including draft materials, manuscript and printed copies of published and unpublished works, correspondence with writers and publishers, reference material, publications by Sherrell's associates, and other materials associated with his writing and illustration career.

Dates: approximately 1960-1990

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 68
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Women -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Societies and clubs 32
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Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
American poetry -- 20th century 21
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 21
Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 19
Kansas -- Politics and government 18
African Americans -- Kansas 16
African American families -- Kansas 14
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas 14
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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 14
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World War, 1914-1918 11
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American poetry -- Kansas 10
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Overland journeys to the Pacific 9
African American clergy -- Kansas 8
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Business records -- Kansas -- White Cloud 8
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Franklin County (Kan.) -- History 7
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Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 7
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Genealogy 7
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Pictorial works 7
Science fiction, American 7
Stock certificates 7
Teachers -- Kansas 7
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 7
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 7
Women poets 7
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Wyandotte County (Kan.) -- History 7
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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
Haskell Institute 10
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 10
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
Wilcox, Laird M. 9
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 8
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 7
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 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. Libraries. University Archives 6
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 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
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 4
Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 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
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
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
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Paden, William Doremus, 1903-1979 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
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Language
German 57
French 53
Spanish; Castilian 42
Latin 21
Italian 20