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Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook and records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1077
Overview Through photocopies of newspaper articles and photographs, stories of settlers and essays, the Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook describes the history of Vinland, Douglas County, Kansas, and the Coal Creek Valley area from its beginnings as a settlement of abolitionists in 1854 until 1998. The collection also includes other publications written about Vinland's history and obituaries of area residents from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Dates: 1907 - 1998

Viola Lobberding papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1001
Overview This collection contains a Hanover High School diploma and high school scrapbook of Viola Lobberding. She attended Hanover High School in Hanover, Kansas from 1908-1912. Also included in this collection is an autograph book of "Miss Kittie" - the majority of signatures and notes recorded were written by friends from Lawrence and Vinland, Kansas.
Dates: approximately 1908-1912

Virgil Thomson collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P947
Overview This collection consists of two typed letters from Virgil Thomson to Wilfred Z. Thompson; two typed, signed quotations from Thomson about composers John Cage and Ned Rorem; a photographic postcard of Thomson; and a signed bookplate.
Dates: 1952 - 1954

Virginia B. Docking collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 468
Overview This collection of papers of Virginia B. Docking, wife of Kansas Governor George Docking and mother of Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking, includes letters received by her from U.S. Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson and their wives from 1955 to 1961. The collection also includes slides and an accompanying audio tape and script, presented March 11, 1978 by the Shawnee County Democratic Party at an event honoring Mrs. Docking.
Dates: 1955-1961, 1978

Virginia Ricard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1166
Overview The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.
Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

"Visualizing Muscles" scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 599
Overview Dr. John Cody (May 6, 1925 – July 11, 2016) practiced psychiatry at the High Plains Mental Health Center in Hays, Kansas for 21 years, primarily as the executive and medical director. The Kansas University Press published his book Visualizing Muscles: A New Écorché Approach to Surface Anatomy in 19905. This collection consists of a single scrapbook, in the form of a 3-ring binder and entitled "The long, tough gestation of ...
Dates: 1995

Vogel family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1446
Overview The Vogel family lived primarily in Lawrence, Kansas throughout the 20th century. John served as a representative in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1963-1980; he and wife Irene and their children all attended University of Kansas for their higher education. This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs concerning the two generations from 1952-2012, as well as some items from John Vogel's brother Edgar during his service in World War II. A large part of...
Dates: 1937-1938, 1940s, 1952-2015, undated

Volunteer Clearing House of Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 178
Overview The Volunteer Clearing House of Douglas County (Kansas) was founded in 1973, sponsored by the Area Council of Lawrence (Kansas) Parent-Teacher Association with a grant from the Human Ecology Department of the University of Kansas Medical Center. The organization aimed to match the interests and abilities of volunteers with agency needs. This collection contains correspondence, logbooks, newsletters, publications.
Dates: 1973 - 1976

Voth, Unruh, and Banman families collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1455
Overview This collection contains materials on German-Russian Mennonite families who immigrated to Kansas in 1874. Specifically, the Heinrich (H.) Banman, David P. Unruh, and the C. R. Voth families and their descendants Waldo O. Voth and Emma Unruh Voth are represented, as well as their ancestors, friends, siblings, and other family members. The collection includes photographs, diaries, ledgers, scrapbooks, serials, books, and papers, with a portion of the earlier material in German.
Dates: 1865 - 2009

Vox populi or Newes from Spaine

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P602
Overview Manuscript pamphlet: political/religious propaganda
Dates: 1620

W. Tiesenhausen letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P719
Overview W. Tiesenhausen (i.e., Vladimir Gustavovich Tizengauzen, 1825-1902), of the Commission Imperiale Archeologique of the Ministry of the Imperial Court in St. Petersburg writes to an unidentified museum director. Tiesenhausen mentions the excavations of terracotta pieces by Professor N. I. Veselovsky in the Afrosiab near Samarkand and the fact that they will be publishing the most interesting ones in 19 plates. He asks the director to see if his museum has similar objects to assist with...
Dates: May 24, 1891-June 5, 1891

Wabaunsee County (Kan.) settlement research

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P795
Overview This collection of research regarding a late nineteenth-century African American settlement in Wabaunsee County, Kansas was conducted by Penny Clark.
Dates: approximately 1994

Wakarusa Township records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 808
Overview These records of the Wakarusa Township of Douglas County, Kansas date from 1858 to 1980. They include the township's rolls of voters, ballots, and election results dating from the territorial period of Kansas, as well as tax rolls and receipts and expenditures for such purposes as road and bridge construction and fire protection.
Dates: 1858 - 1980

Walker family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 587
Overview The Walker family papers are those of one of the first African American homesteading families in Stafford County, Kansas. The family for several decades owned a successful farm.
Dates: 1880 - 1999

Wallace E. Pratt papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 870
Overview A native of Phillipsburg, Kansas, Wallace Pratt (1885-1981) was a University of Kansas graduate who began his career in geology with the Kansas Geological Survey. Pratt went on to become a renowned petroleum geologist. This collection of his papers includes maps, photographic materials, and papers relating to geology and the American oil industry. Represented in the collection are companies such as Exxon, Standard Oil, and Conoco.
Dates: 1907 - 1985

Wallace Galluzzi papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 807
Overview Wallace Galluzzi (1926-1984) was president of Haskell Indian Junior College from 1969 to 1981 and United Fund Drive (United Way) chairman in 1983. This collection consists of photographs, newsletters and yearbooks, and various pamphlets and other publications concerning Haskell Indian Nations University of Lawrence, Kansas (referred to in this collection as the Haskell Institute and/or Haskell Indian Junior College). Most of the materials in the collection are from the years between 1955 and...
Dates: 1900 - 1984

Wallace, Kansas Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 60
Overview This collection consists of seven scenes at Wallace, Wallace County in western Kansas. The images include cowboys, Kansas Pacific train engines and buildings. One of the buildings shown is Fred Harvey's first restaurant. All glass plate negatives have corresponding prints; there are two copies of each photographic print.
Dates: approximately 1873

Wallace, Nebraska photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2807
Overview Two black and white photographs on cabinet cards: a street view of Wallace, Lincoln County, Nebraska in its early settlement, and one of "W.H. Weaver at Wallace," with his horses and cart near a farm.
Dates: circa 1890s-1900s

Walt Filkin correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P208
Overview Correspondence, a photograph, and a brochure.
Dates: 1928 - 1956

Walt Whitman collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P346
Overview This collection, compiled by Spencer Research Library staff from several sources, contains correspondence sent to and received by Walt Whitman, photographs of Whitman, and other items related to the 19th century American poet.
Dates: approximately 1860-1892

Walter Bergman, Freedom Rider collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 6
Overview This volume, compiled by Laird M. Wilcox, contains copies of Federal Bureau of Investigation documents that were produced in a lawsuit filed against the FBI by civil rights advocate Walter Bergman who, as a Freedom Ride participant, was beaten by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1961 at Birmingham, Alabama. The documents relate to the FBI's knowledge of events leading up to the attack, including its interactions with the Klan and with local police.
Dates: 1984

Walter Berkowitz correspondence with Streeter Blair

 Collection — item: 1 - 4
Call Number: RH MS 652
Overview Walter Berkowitz of Kansas City, Missouri corresponded with primitive painter and native Kansan Streeter Blair. This collection includes correspondence, exhibition and promotional material regarding Blair's work, and some photographs.
Dates: 1956 - 1965

Walter Johnson's key to microfilm letters to or from William Allen White

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D217
Overview Key to microfilm letters to or from William Allen White in the possession of Walter Johnson, 1899 through July 1939 / Walter Johnson.
Dates: 1899 -July 1939

Wamego, Kansas women's club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 919
Overview These women's club records, which date from 1917 to 1940, consist primarily of yearbooks of the Portia Club of Wamego, Kansas and the women's guild of Wamego's St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Also included are a yearbook of the Wamego Study Club and an annual meeting program for District Six of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs.
Dates: 1917 - 1940

Wanda Gág's collection of two drawings

 Collection
Call Number: MS P605
Overview 2 cards, each with pen-and-ink drawing.
Dates: Between 1900 and 1940

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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
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
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
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
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Language
German 56
French 50
Spanish; Castilian 41
Italian 20
Latin 20