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the First Book Club, a sketch.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P26
Overview

History of the First Book Club (1913-1955).

Dates: April 6, 1957

The granite markers of historic spots in Lawrence and the events they commemorate.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E164
Overview

Carbon copy of a paper read before the Daughters of the American Revolution, February 17, 1933, by Hannah P. Oliver, Associate Professor of Latin, 1890, at the University of Kansas.

The content includes discussions of early Lawrence history and the following markers identified by location and description (see Container List).

Dates: 1956

"The Great Invasion of Britain" by Samuel Waddell

 Collection
Call Number: MS P407
Overview

This story was put together by Samuel Waddell (1878-1967) and N. Mercier to rent to their schoolmates for 2d per vol per week. It describes land and sea battles with the English (including the school regiment) and the Germans pitted against the Russians and French. Also included is a note written by P. S. O'Hegarty describing Waddell's remembrance of the story.

Dates: 1894, 1947

The hand loved best of all.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G64
Overview

The hand loved best of all: Cantata for tenor solo, chorus, small orchestra (or piano) / Text [by] Langston Hughes ; music [by] Irving Mopper.

Dates: 1959?

The Histories and Cultural Roles of Black Churches in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P508
Overview Photocopy of a report written as a research project with a grant from the Kansas Committee for the Humanities. The report traces the origin, development, and cultural role of the Black churches in Lawrence, Kansas. Churches discussed include Church of God, First Regular Missionary Baptist, Lawrence Pentecostal, Ninth Street Baptist, Overcoming Church of God in Christ, Second Christian, Disciples of Christ, St. James AME, and St. Luke AME. Photocopies of pictures accompanying the report...
Dates: 1982

The history of our ancestors; a record of the Riggs, Baldridge and Agnew families

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D59
Overview

The history of our ancestors. Being a record of the Riggs, Baldridge, and Agnew families together with fragmentary data as to other cognate families. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915.

Dates: 1915

The Illustrated Detective Magazine "50 Famous Crimes" series

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1009
Overview Albert T. Reid (1873-1955), born Concordia (Cloud County), Kansas is best known as a political cartoonist. This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to Reid's work on the "50 Famous Crimes" story series published in the Illustrated Detective Magazine, including manuscripts, rough drafts, research material and correspondence. "50 Famous Crimes" was a series of crime stories, one published for each state. Reid co-wrote the...
Dates: 1922 - 1946

The Kansas Christian Missionary Society is born

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P397
Overview

Typescript of play depicting the organization of the Kansas Christian Missionary Society in 1858. "It was presented on Sunday evening, Sept. 21, 1958, at the Centennial Convention of the Kansas Christian Churches at Emporia, Kansas."

Dates: 1958

The Kansas Emigrants original unpublished manuscript

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS C89
Overview

Attached to a leaf in this titled bound volume is John Greenleaf Whittier's poem, "The Kansas Emigrants," handwritten and signed by Whittier, together with his signed note of April 26 to the poem's unnamed recipient, addressed as "My Dear Friend." Included in the volume are typed transcriptions of the handwritten originals.

Dates: approximately 1854

"The Kansas March"

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P858
Overview

This 13-page working draft of an article titled "The Kansas March" by Francis W. Schruben provides a history of the official state marches of Kansas which were approved by the State Legislature from 1835 ("The Kansas March") to 1992 ("Here's Kansas"). Included are Schruben's descriptions of the various state march contenders, song reconstructions, and related debates during this period.

Dates: June 20, 1968

The Kansas War and other matters [poem]

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P176
Overview

Poem about border wars in Lawrence, slavery and the Civil War, written by a soldier near Hardeeville, S. C. Location and date written in cryptogram. Typed transcript is available in the accession file.

Dates: 1863

The Lawrence Observer records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1218
Overview

The Lawrence Observer was a newspaper owned and operated by a local jouralist and resident, Janet Majure. The paper ran for 6 months in 1989 reaching some 11,000 readers in the area before its demise. The paper lives on in the Lawrence Observer collection, a collection containing papers and photos documenting the brief life of the paper.

Dates: 1988 - 1989

"The Legacy of the Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy: the Lawrence Community Nursery;" a paper

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P834
Overview

The paper is a copy of Kathleen Ryan's paper on the Lawrence (Kansas) Community Nursery.

Dates: undated

The Menace Newspaper postcards

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1266
Overview

The Menace was a weekly newspaper that was published in Aurora, Missouri from 1911 to 1942. This collection consists of 20 postcards of the Menace Publishing Company's buildings and daily work by R.E. Hinchey created in 1915.

Dates: 1915

The Midnight Court: [a Gaelic miscellany]

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C121
Overview The Midnight Court: [a Gaelic miscellany] is a single volume collection of 18th century Irish writings by Brian Merriman and Donough MacConmara, copied out with comments and occasional translations by Timothy Keane at Clodagh, Crookstown (Ireland), during the 1880s. The volume includes a printed edition of Michael O'Shea's English translation of the The Midnight Court, a long poem on Irish marriage and celibacy, printed privately by O'Shea in Boston in...
Dates: 18th century, copied between 1880-1889

"The New Work" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS P12
Overview

This collection is a single 8-page manuscript by "An American" commentating on John Brown, his activities preparatory to the raid on the armory at Harper's Ferry, and Franklin B. Sanborn's part in Brown's plans. This article does not seem to be complete.

Dates: circa 1861

The rise and fall of Lone Star, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P271
Overview

A brief reconstruction of "the social and economic character of the Lone Star community" during the years that it acquired and maintained "its reasons for existence."

Dates: 1975

The Song of Mound City manuscript

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 517
Overview

The collection contains the manuscript for the book The Song of Mound City by Beverly Boyd, about St. Philippine Duchesne.

Dates: 1989

The Sudler Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 168
Overview

This collection contains portraits by various commercial photographers, including Parker and Tomlinson, G.G. Shellabarger, Geo. Prince, Bauer, and Losey.

Dates: approximately 1880 - 1940

The Unmarked Burial Issue in Kansas materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1076
Overview

This collection contains six taped interviews with archaeologists, a register book and a copy of Toby Butler's undergraduate thesis on disk and on paper entitled "Unmarked Burial Issue in Kansas."

Dates: 1993

The weakness of Kansas Claims Associations: a ramification of their protectiveness

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P99
Overview

Paper presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Seminar American History 306. Includes bibliography.

Dates: 1959

The Westport branch of the Oregon Trail

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P181
Dates: approximately 1954

The wind always blows in Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P737
Overview

This family history and memoir by Melba McAdams Mayo, born in Clyde, Kansas in 1920, contains recollections of her childhood in Clyde as well as anecdotes from the lives of her Mittelstaedt, Oelker, and McAdams family ancestors as residents of Clyde, Kansas in the 1800s and the early 1900s.

Dates: 1970

Theatre of Ireland treasurer's records and correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS 234
Overview

Financial records and some correspondence of a theatrical organization.

Dates: 1905 - 1912

Thelma B. Boswell papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P748
Overview

The Thelma B. Boswell papers are those of a native Kansan who was a highly active member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. (Salina, Kan.) and played piano for that congregation.

Dates: 1921 - 1975

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Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
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Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
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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
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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Horowitz, Frances Degen 4
Irvin, S. M. (Samuel Mcleary), 1812- 4
Kansas Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 4
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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
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