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Typescript of "Our Campbell Legacy," by Kathleen Boston Fox, together with family letters and personal accounts of Luther R. Johnson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 493
Overview The papers of Kathleen Boston Fox contain her 272-page typescript titled "Our Campbell Legacy" (a history of her Campbell and Johnson family ancestors), as well as letters and personal accounts of her great great uncle, Luther R. Johnson, which describe Campbell and Johnson family history in Missouri and in the early settlement of Ellsworth County, Kansas.
Dates: 1862 - 1908

Typescript, Political history of David Overmyer

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D232
Overview Shannon Rafter Brown, great-grandson of David Overmyer, wrote this paper based primarily on the private collection of materials owned by his grandmother. Overmyer's political career in the Kansas Legislature spanned the years 1885 through 1907, and included three appointments as the Kansas Representative to the Democratic National Conventions of 1896, 1900, and 1904.
Dates: 1957

Typescript, "Quantrill's raid and its effects"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P4
Overview Quantrill's raid and its effects. Address written for and delivered before judges and a committee of the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas for the Quantrill's Raid Contest, January 28, 1932. [Lawrence?] 1933.
Dates: January 28, 1932

Typescript, "Rural cemeteries and Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Kansas"

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D279
Overview This volume, which is divided into 3 parts, provides information concerning the development and popularity of the rural cemetery movement (or "garden cemetery movement"); the history of Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas; and the relationship between Oak Hill and the rural cemetery movement.
Dates: 1992

Typescript, short history of Doniphan County, Kan.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P581
Overview Photocopy of a short history of Doniphan County, Kan.
Dates: Other: before 1981

Typescript, "The Poetry of Langston Hughes"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P201
Overview Typescript of "The poetry of Langston Hughes" from. 1957.
Dates: 1957

Typescript, "The Settlement of Wyandott"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P233
Overview This article relates the settlement of the Wyandott Indians near Quindaro (now Kansas City, Kansas), 1843, and incidents of early white settlers in the area from 1843 to 1856. It was written by Lucy B. Armstrong, and compiled and edited by Edward Bumgardner in 1947.
Dates: 1947

Typescript, with author’s corrections, of “Sailors on the Moving Land”

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P338
Overview The poem "Sailors on the Moving Land," typescript with manuscript corrections by author.
Dates: between 1900 and 1961

Typescript, "Zoning in Kansas"

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D110
Overview Zoning in Kansas. University of Kansas, Lawrence [192-]. Includes material on general conception of zoning, legal basis of joining and zoning procedure in Kansas. Includes bibliography of works from 1918-1928.
Dates: Between 1920 and 1929

Udall Tornado Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS Q403
Overview On the night of May 25, 1955, the farming community of Udall Kansas was hit by a tornado that started in northeast Texas and made its way through Oklahoma to southern Kansas, completely flattening the town and killing 77 residents, injuring many more. This collection consists of news clippings of the immediate aftermath, rebuilding efforts, and public forums concerning Udall in the tornado's wake.
Dates: May 26 - December 5, 1955

Unidentified couple carte de visite

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2829
Overview Carte de visit of a young man and woman standing by a fence in what appears to be a photographer's studio. The studio name provided on the card is "Tyson" from Wamego, Kansas.
Dates: approximately 1880-1900

Unidentified general store account book.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E131
Overview Account book appears to be for a general store, although some unrelated items (and sections) are included. Sections on Leavenworth County and Easton, Kansas, are included.
Dates: 1850 - 1879

Unidentified papers, possibly attributed to E. H. Sears.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P144
Overview These papers may have been written by E. H. Sears, according to accession notes, but his death date appears to conflict with the manuscript dates. The papers were among some newspapers initialled E. H. Sears given by James C. Malin.
Dates: 1876 - 1879

Unification Church collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 46
Overview This collection contains brochures, advertisements, church memorabilia, audio and video cassettes, and instructional materials which are used and published by the church and its affiliates. The collection also includes articles concerning criticisms of the church, as well as the church's response to those criticisms.
Dates: 1963 - 1991

Unified School District 497 records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1255
Overview Unified School District (USD) 497 is located in Douglas County, Kansas and administered from Lawrence, the county seat. This collection contains records from both the central administrative offices and from individual schools in the district. Materials include administrative records, financial information, annual reports, Board of Education records, newsletters, yearbooks, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) records, bond issues, photographs, and calendars. Individual schools located...
Dates: 1858 - 2013

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1174
Overview Unitarianism has been an active denomination in Lawrence since the town was founded in 1855. The congregation disbanded during World War II and reestablished a charter in 1958. This collection includes meeting minutes, budgets, long-range plans, membership directories, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, books, sermons, and histories of Unitarianism in Lawrence from the territorial era to the present church.
Dates: 1827 - 2011

United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of Kansas Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 822
Overview The collection consists of official minutes, financial records, memorabilia, and photographs related to clubs in Kansas. Kansas City (#1635), Lawrence (#2179), Leavenworth (#499, #2389), and Manhattan (#918) are the primary representatives within the collection. There are also records and information complied by Carl Graves during his authoring of the book "Building the Sunflower State with Hammer and Saw: A History of the Carpentry Trade and Carpenter's Union in Kansas, 1881-1981" published...
Dates: 1900 - 1984

United Farm Workers collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 53
Overview This collection contains a diverse array of materials related to the activites of the United Farm Workers union in the 1960s and 1970s. Included are personal and press photographs (including a 1969 portrait of Cesar Chavez), various ephemera and memorabilia, a number of journal entries from an unnamed union member, and newspaper clippings regarding the death of a Latino grape striker killed on the picket line in 1973.
Dates: 1966 - 1979

United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Kansas Auxiliary scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q286
Overview During the Spanish-American War, a group of women organized to assist those who were serving in the military and in 1904 the Auxiliary to the United Spanish War Veterans became a national organization. The first Auxiliary in Kansas was established in 1913. The purpose of an Auxiliary was to assist the families of the United Spanish War Veterans, help with patriotic services and duties, and to support the veterans. This scrapbook, compiled by Nadine P. Robertson, chronicles the events of the...
Dates: May 19-21, 1946

United States Bankruptcy Court transcripts

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 8
Overview These transcripts are of United States bankruptcy court testimony and subsequent examinations held at Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the case of the United States (plaintiff) vs. the Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (defendant). The transcribed testimony on behalf of the Ku Klux Klan and on behalf of entities named in association with it is by Bill Wilkinson, self-identified as Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and as pastor of the Universal Life Church of Racial Purity.
Dates: 1983

United Way of Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 738
Overview United Way of Douglas County, a member of the United Way network, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the betterment of the Douglas County, Kansas, community through volunteerism and community programs. The collection is comprised of financial records, which are primarily fundraising campaign records that include photographs and other materials regarding fundraising events, such as Rock Chalk Revue, as well as general administrative records and project files.
Dates: 1972 - 1993

University of Kansas Archives: a guide

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D186
Overview A guide to the University Archives at the University of Kansas compiled by Patricia Michaelis.
Dates: 1975

University of Kansas Campus Transportation Committee records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 646
Overview This collection contains the minutes, reports, and proposals associated with the Lawrence Public Transit Advisory Committee from 1992 to 2002
Dates: 1992 - 2002

University of Kansas Center for Excellence records

 Record Group
Call Number: RG 13
Overview The Center for Excellence program at KU developed in response to efforts by the Kansas Legislature to promote high technology research across departments and disciplines. Professor Takeru Higuchi, of the School of Pharmacy, took an initial leadership role. The Center for Bioanalytical Research was created under this program as was the Higuchi Biosciences Center.
Dates: 1983 - 2002

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 68
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 44
Women -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Societies and clubs 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 28
Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 27
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Kansas -- History 26
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Lawrence (Kan.) 25
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
Diaries 21
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 21
American poetry -- 20th century 20
Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 18
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
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 14
Architecture -- Designs and plans 13
Kansas -- Description and travel 13
Science fiction 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 13
African Americans -- Kansas -- Politics and government 12
African Americans -- Kansas -- Topeka 12
English literature -- 19th century 12
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Social life and customs 12
Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History 12
Kansas -- Genealogy 11
World War, 1914-1918 11
African American Baptists -- Kansas 10
African American families -- Kansas -- Topeka 10
African American women -- Kansas -- Societies and clubs 10
American poetry -- Kansas 10
Historic buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 10
Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951- 10
African American legislators -- Kansas 9
Fort Leavenworth (Kan.) 9
Fort Riley (Kan.) -- History 9
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 9
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Church history 9
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Maps 9
Overland journeys to the Pacific 9
African Americans -- Kansas -- Kansas City 8
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Correspondence 8
Business records -- Kansas -- White Cloud 8
City planning -- Kansas -- Lawrence 8
Clubs -- Kansas -- Lawrence 8
Douglas County (Kan.) -- Genealogy 8
Kansas -- Photographs 8
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century 8
Railroads -- Kansas 8
Science fiction -- Authorship 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 8
Women -- Societies and clubs 8
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 8
African American clergy -- Kansas 7
African Americans -- Kansas -- Lawrence 7
Authors, English -- 19th century 7
Elections -- Kansas 7
English poetry -- Irish authors 7
Family archives -- Kansas 7
Franklin County (Kan.) -- History 7
Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 7
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Genealogy 7
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Photographs 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
World War, 1939-1945 7
Wyandotte County (Kan.) -- History 7
Authors, English -- 20th century 6
Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Correspondence 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
Conservatism -- United States 6
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Elections -- United States 6
English literature -- Irish authors 6
Entomology -- Research 6
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Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History 6
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Ornithology 6
Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories 6
Topeka (Kan.) -- History 6
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 6
White Cloud (Kan.) 6
Zoology -- Research 6
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Names
University of Kansas 57
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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Republican Party (Kan.) 14
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 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
Haskell Institute 9
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 9
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
Wilcox, Laird M. 9
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
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 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
Populist Party (Kan.) 6
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Democratic Party (Kan.) 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. Militia 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
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
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
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
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 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
Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913 -1994 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Paden, William Doremus, 1903-1979 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
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Language
German 57
French 53
Spanish; Castilian 41
Italian 20
Latin 20