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Warren Zimmerman letters from Wint Smith and Alf M. Landon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P816
Overview These letters to Warren Zimmerman of Lawrence, Kansas in spring 1960 include two from Wint Smith, U.S. Representative from the Kansas Sixth District, and one from former Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon. The writers address pressing issues of the time: communism, U.S.-Soviet relations, and the nuclear arms race. Landon describes his recent speaking appearance at a large New York City peace rally sponsored by the National and Greater New York Committees for a Sane Nuclear Policy, held May...
Dates: 1960

Washington Hadley correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P379
Overview

Three pieces of correspondence from Washington Hadley dated December 29, 1865, January 29, 1866, and December 9, 1877. Washington Hadley was the first president of National Bank of Lawrence and a member of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1865 - 1877

Washington-Kemp Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P561
Overview

The Washington-Kemp Family Papers are those of a longtime Kansas family. They focus mainly on the Mayhew and the Bassett family branches located in Southeast Kansas.

Dates: 1887-1933, 1983

Watson family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 988
Overview

Sidney O. Watson lived variously in Baldwin, Ottawa and Syracuse, Kansas. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War. This collection includes letters written to him from various family members, 1913-1930. Many of the letters are transcribed by Mary Ritter, donor of the collection.

Dates: 1913 - 1930

Wayne Morse papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 2
Overview

Wayne Morse lived in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. He served as an undercover agent for the FBI during the 1940s-early 1950s, and was a self-described "Americanist," an anti-communist believing in a "pure America...all white, all Christian, all for all." This collection of his papers includes journals kept and compiled by Morse, correspondence, subject files, as well as some photographs documenting Morse's activities.

Dates: 1950 - 1986

W.B. Spaulding letter to D. P. [Daniel Peterson] Woodbury

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P784
Overview This 2-page letter from W.B. Spaulding of Quincy, Illinois to his friend Daniel Peterson Woodbury of Weare, New Hampshire contains the writer's assessment of the Lecompton Constitution, framed in Lecompton, Kansas in 1857 by pro-slavery advocates for purposes of Kansas Statehood. Spaulding's views address President James Buchanan's support of the Lecompton Constitution and the resulting impact on Territorial Kansas and on the Buchanan presidency. Included is a letter with explanatory...
Dates: April 17, 1858; accompanying background letter, April 10, 1974

W.B.G. Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P881
Overview This collection consists of a letter from W.B.G. of Elwood, Kansas Territory to his brother dated September 2 and 3 1860. The letter implies that W.B.G.'s family lives in the east and his brother is currently visiting New York. The letter discusses daily events including the effect of weather and drought on the crops in Kansas and Missouri. He also details the cost of vegetables and fruits in Kansas and suggests cultivating fruit in Missouri. W.B.G. clarifies a conversation in previous...
Dates: September 2-3, 1860

"We All Die" treatise by Les Hannon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P756
Overview This collection contains a single typed spiral-bound manuscript entitled, "A Treatise on We All Die Have we Plans Made for When it Happens? How Can we Cope? What Can We Do to Help Those Left Behind? What is the Value of How Much Effort We should Put into Making Plans? Think and Be Prepared." The treatise includes information about Hannon's own family, including the accidental death of his teenage son and medical issues the family has survived or from which members have died. In addition, the...
Dates: January 5, 2014

Weatherby family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1466
Overview This collection consists of correspondence from Edmond and Katherine Weatherby, dating from 1896 to 1905, as well as drawings by students they taught; books pertaining to Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas; certificates from the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), of which Delia L. Weatherby was a member; and other materials from two generations of the Weatherby family. The bulk of the collection is correspondence from when Edmond and Katherine taught at the Fort Yates Indian...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896-1976 ( 1904-1905)

Weekes Family Letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P913
Overview

Joseph and Cornelia Weekes lived in Kansas, and were visited by their relatives from Illinois, the Edwards. This collection consists of 10 letters from 1880 to 1907, which includes correspondence from the Edwards to their children in Illinois, concerning their visit to Kansas and the Capital building in Topeka. The collection also includes letters about daily life from Cornelia Weekes to John Edwards, her brother.

Dates: 1880 - 1907

Welcome Club of Lawrence (Kansas) Records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1118
Overview

The Welcome Club of Lawrence, Kansas, formerly known as the Lawrence Newcomers Club (1966-1985) and the Welcome Wagon Club of Lawrence (1985-1996), was a social community group founded to bring together new Lawrence residents in order to help them become acquainted with the city and other residents. This collection includes various records of the club, such as board meeting documents, financial records, newsletters, membership directories, and photographs.

Dates: 1966 - 2013

Wendell J. Stuteley papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P793
Overview

The Wendell J. Stuteley papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident; they include items related to various family members, including an uncle and Stuteley's wife, Ernestine.

Dates: 1865 - 1989

West Hills Homes Association records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 794
Overview

This collection consists of records of the West Hills Homes Association of Lawrence, Kansas, including administrative and financial records, as well as files related to specific issues affecting the West Hills area.

Dates: 1925 - 2011

West of the Borderline manuscript

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 400
Overview

This collection contains a collection of stories told by former slaves and slave owners to Brazelton during his childhood in Wathena and Elwood, Kansas. These fictional accounts were published in 1986 by Trojan Graphics in Troy, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1980-1985

West Side Study Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 296
Overview

The collection of the West Side Study Club consists of program booklets (1901-1978), historian's reports (1902-1962), secretary's books (1905-1962), an account book (1915-1966), yearbook of Federation of Clubs (1921-1924), and remembrances by members.

Dates: 1902 - 1978

Western Bakery partial account book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P179
Overview

Partial account book of the Western Bakery in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

W.G. Vincent papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 933
Overview

This collection includes correspondence, personal records, typescript and mimeograph copies of published material, predominantly of plays and poetry.

Dates: approximately 1900-1946

W.H. Martin photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 156
Overview

W.H. Martin, Ottawa, Kansas, created these photographic images of exaggerated farm produce and hunting scenes.

Dates: approximately 1908-1910

W.H. Mulch collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 117
Overview

This collection contains black and white and color photographic prints of W.H. Mulch's family; a coyote hunt in Munden, Kansas; and the Auto Race in North Platte, Nebraska, among other images. Also in the collection are two audio cassettes of interviews with W.H. Mulch. The Mulch family lived in Munden, Republic County, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1908-1982

What we've found about the Archibalds

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS P193
Overview

Includes biography of John Christie Archibald who was among the first party of settlers to arrive in Lawrence.

Dates: 1968

Whayne family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 905
Overview

The Whayne Family Papers are those of long time Missouri residents Thaddeus A. (Jr.) and Alyce Whayne and their family, especially documenting Thaddeus A. Whayne Jr.'s service during World War II and his family life afterward.

Dates: 1905 - 2008

White Cloud Grain Company records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G56
Overview

Financial records, meeting minutes, and stock certificates from the White Cloud Grain Company of White Cloud, Kansas.

Dates: 1903 - 1919

White Cloud Rolling Mill financial records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G57
Overview

Five ledgers from the White Cloud Rolling Mill Company in White Cloud, Doniphan County, Kansas. The mill may have been owned at various points in time by the Nuzum family, the Kelley family, and J. K. Carolus.

Dates: 1887 - 1893

White Swan Laundry photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Call Number: RH PH P146
Overview

This collection contains two photographs of the White Swan Laundry in Lyons, Kansas, an interior and an exterior shot. One includes workers standing in front of the White Swan Laundry building and the other includes workers inside the laundry.

Dates: approximately 1920s

Whittier Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E185
Overview

This collection includes meeting minutes, financial information, membership information, photographs, and other documentation regarding the Whittier Club of Leavenworth, Kansas, a women's club dedicated to providing educational opportunities to its membership.

Dates: 1888 - 1986

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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