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William Savage Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 115
Overview The collection includes a few manuscripts by University of Kansas English faculty member and author William Savage Johnson, letters received from and sent to notable writers by Johnson, and a small number of materials from Johnson's wife, Claudia Pendleton Johnson.
Dates: 1898-1942, 1966, 1970

William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P229
Overview Correspondence received from various Kansas authors in response to Braithwaite's request for poems to be anthologized, or in some instances authors offering poetry for publication. Some of the poets were members of The Kansas Authors Club.
Dates: 1914-1927

William T. Davidson Civil War diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1015
Overview The papers in this collection are of William T. Davidson. They include Davidson's 1864 diary and several items found laid in, including newspaper clippings and a railway ticket stub. Davidson has no known Kansas connection.
Dates: 1864

William Thomas Arnold letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P659
Overview William Thomas Arnold (1852-1904), born in Hobart, Tasmania, was a journalist and author. After graduating from Oxford University in 1876, Arnold began a 20-year career with the Manchester Guardian. This letter, written to an unidentified recipient, concerns the publication of a book by Lujo Brenato and Arnold's recommendation that his wife translate it from German to English.
Dates: April 23, 1893

William Tuttle's research and teaching in African American history and the history of racial violence in 20th century America

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1472
Overview The Bill Tuttle papers are the works, notes, and self-collected documents of a long-time American studies and African / African-American studies professor at the University of Kansas. The collection includes research notes, writings, teaching files, and subject files regarding the 1919 Chicago race riots; the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riots; 20th century racial violence; and more general topics of African American history in the United States.
Dates: 1899 - 2016

William Whites Graves papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 922
Overview The papers of St. Paul, Kansas newspaper editor and historian William Whites Graves contain research files from which he authored books concerning the history of the Catholic Church in early Kansas, including the history of Osage Mission (which later became the community of St. Paul), the Kickapoo Indians, and the Greenbush Parish of Crawford County, Kansas. Included are Graves' correspondence files, which include family correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1857 - 1951

William Wordsworth collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P355
Overview This collection consists of two letters written by English Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
Dates: 1830s; undated

Wilson-Gigax Family Photograph Collection

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Call Number: RH PH 141
Overview This collection contains portraits of Wilson and Gigax family members, photographs of various businesses in Abilene, and the Tremont Hotel in Coffeyville, Kansas. There is also a photo album which contains photographs of scenes in Dickinson and Geary counties around 1917-1920, which includes scenes at Camp Funston during World War I.
Dates: approximately 1866-1921

Wilson Thurston papers

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Call Number: RH MS 470
Overview Wilson Thurston (1918-2003) was a resident of Coffeyville, Kansas. An active member of the community, his experience included service on the USD 455 Board of Education. This collection of his papers is comprised primarily of materials relating to his family and the Coffeyville community.
Dates: 1900; 1960-1985

Wint Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 201
Overview Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.
Dates: 1908 - 1977

Woman's Christian Temperance Union records

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Call Number: RH MS P817
Overview These records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas consist primarily of forms, printed leaflets, and instructions to members for conducting fund drives.
Dates: 1918

Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) records

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 16
Overview Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) was founded in 1975. The organization worked to promote the end of race and sex discrimination in hiring, pay, and promotion practices, as well as quality integrated public education and federally funded comprehensive child care; peace and solidarity with women of all countries; passage of the Women's Bill of Rights; and legislative initiatives to guarantee economic independence and social equality. The group included Task Forces on Affirmative...
Dates: 1975 - 1995

Women's clubs' scrapbooks, Logan, Kansas

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Call Number: RH MS 880
Overview These three scrapbooks consist of programs, clippings, and other memorabilia regarding two Logan, Kansas women's clubs. Records of the Woman's Club of Logan, contained in two scrapbooks, date from 1902 to 1971. A scrapbook for the Business and Professional Women's Club of Logan contains records which date from 1960 to 1972.
Dates: 1902 - 1972

Woodcock family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 729
Overview The Woodcock family papers collection consists mainly of letters from and to Reverend Harry Edwin Woodcock, his relatives and his friends, as well as genealogical information. Woodcock founded a church on the Delaware reservation at Tonganoxie, Kansas, and served as pastor for over a decade. In 1881, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas where he joined Plymouth Church. He settled in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1886.
Dates: 1800 - 1993

Woodcuts of literary authors made by Antonio Frasconi

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q45
Overview The Antonio Frasconi collection consists of three woodcut prints of literary authors, Poe, Whitman and Crane, made by Frasconi between 1959 and 1965.
Dates: 1959 - 1965

Woods Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P660
Overview The Woods Family papers are of a family whose members resided in Leavenworth and Tonganoxie, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s. The Papers document the family line of Benjamin Franklin and Sally (James) Woods.
Dates: 1884 - 1983

Woody plants of the North Central Plains

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 184
Overview This collection contains the typescript of text and drawings for Homer A. Stephens' Woody Plants of the North Central Plains, published by the University of Kansas Press.
Dates: 1975

Wooster family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 512
Overview Collection consists of one photograph album, mostly formal portraits of individuals, couples, and family groups. Many of the photographs are identified by loose pieces of paper; family names mentioned include but are not limited to Freemont and Ida (Steinman) Wooster, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wooster and children Vera and Lester; Dr. [Whalen]; John and Jessie Wooster and daughter Ruth; Steve Steinman and wife Fannie; and the Monroe family. The inside front cover has an inscription, "Fannie R....
Dates: between 1890 and 1920

World War I letters from David Lupher, U.S. Army, 137th Infantry

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P693
Overview A collection of nineteen letters written from World War I soldier David Lupher (U.S. Army, 137th Infantry Regiment) to his family members. Lupher, a resident of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas, writes chiefly to his sister Dora, describing his training at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, and his later combat duty in France.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

World War I photographs, Gettysburg, Pa. and elsewhere in the United States

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 514
Overview The photographs in this collection include group portraits and bird's eye views of soldiers and military camps around the United States during World War I. Three of the photographs were taken at Gettsburg, Pennyslvania. All of the photographs have been flattened and wrapped around a structural tube for support due to their length.
Dates: 1918

World War I poster

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS R392
Overview World War I promotional poster to encourage African Americans to support the United States' war effort after it entered the worldwide conflict.
Dates: 1918

World War I unit portraits

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2800(ff)
Overview The collection consists of two black and white photographs. Both are unidentified unit group portraits of men in World War I-era uniforms.
Dates: approximately 1917-1918

World War II letters of U. S. Army soldier William W. Billings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 774
Overview Personal correspondence of William W. Billings, a native of Arkansas City (Cowley County), Kansas while serving in the United States Army during World War II. The collection's 242 cards and letters date from 1943 to 1946, while Billings was posted on the mainland and later in Hawaii, and consist chiefly of letters written from Billings to his Arkansas City family members.
Dates: May 1943-January 1946

WPA historic records survey, Douglas County records

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Call Number: RH MS 939
Overview A collection of survey forms completed in fulfillment of the Survey of State and Local Historic Records, Kansas Historical Records Survey administered by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The survey focused on finding and providing brief descriptions of historically significant records from each county within Kansas. All materials in this collection are pertinent to Douglas County only and are photocopies of originals held at the Kansas State Historical Society.
Dates: 1936

WPA in Kansas Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 50
Overview This collection contains photographs of the work performed by the Works Progress Administration in Kansas, around 1935.
Dates: 1935

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Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
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Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
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Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
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Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
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Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
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