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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

Who killed our son? ; an account of the circumstances and subsequent investigation of the death of Harry Nicholas Rice

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P617
Overview "Who Killed Our Son?" by Esther Christianson Rice is her account of the circumstances and subsequent investigation of the death of her son, University of Kansas student Harry Nicholas Rice, who was a victim of gunfire near the Lawrence campus on July 20, 1970.
Dates: Other: 2003

Whomper, Inc. records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1053
Overview Whomper, Inc. was a non-profit recycling center which operated in Lawrence, Kansas during the 1970s; the organization was dissolved in December of 1976. This collection contains financial records, meeting minutes, by-laws, newspaper clippings and advertizing materials.
Dates: 1971 - 1976

Wichita Phyllis Wheatley Childrens Home news item

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P563
Overview Photocopy of news item about a New Year's celebration given by members of the Board of the Phyllis Wheatley Childrens Hone in honor of their founder and president, Mrs. F.O. (Elsie M.) Miller. Includes a brief sketch of Mrs. Miller and a brief history of the home, which was founded in 1920 for African American children of the Wichita, Kansas area.
Dates: 1947

Wilbur D. Hess collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1526
Overview Wilbur Hess worked as a photographer both commercially and as a photojournalist in Salina and Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains his journalistic photographs, aerial photographs, studio portraits of individuals and weddings, commercial images for businesses, personal photographs of his family and trips, and other photographic images in prints, negatives, slides, and other photographic medium. The collection also includes Hess' personal and business correspondence and papers, as well...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1999, 1940-1985

Willard G. Ransom photographs collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 54
Overview Most of the collection is glass negatives, though some prints have been made from some of the negatives. The collection consists of images of locations in Kansas, New Mexico, Mexico, and Central and South America and were taken by the donor's grandfather, an engineer who worked with the Westinghouse power machinery manufacturing company.
Dates: approximately 1900-1940

Willard Johnson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 672
Overview Native Kansan Willard Johnson, Sr, was born near Leavenworth, Kansas and became a leading bacteriologist. His son, Willard Johnson, Jr., became a professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The collection includes records and manuscripts of several Johnson family members.
Dates: 1920 - 1999

William A. Griffith and Stevens family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1012
Overview William A. Griffith joined the KU faculty in 1899 and served as head of the Art Department for 21 years. He then moved his family to Laguna Beach and continued painting there. The William A. Griffith Collection includes correspondence, research materials and related information on Griffith's tenure at KU, as well as his Laguna Beach endeavors. The collection also includes correspondence, family papers, and records of the William C. Stevens, Flint, and Pugh-Tanner-Dart families.
Dates: 1761 - 1981

William A. Quiring notes

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P916
Overview William A. Quiring graduated from the University of Kansas in Engineering in 1905. He lived in Newton, Kansas and worked for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. This collection includes notes written on spare envelopes, describing his "charge-thought separator," written in October and November of 1919.
Dates: October - November 1919

William A. Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1465
Overview This collection contains letters written by federal agent William A. Smith to his girlfriend (later wife) Miriam Earls about his daily life working for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) soon after its creation. He writes about a variety of topics, including cases he is involved with and the Bureau's founder J. Edgar Hoover, and he writes from many locations while in the field, including Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, Washington D.C., Michigan, and San Francisco. The collection also...
Dates: 1931 - 1938

William Allen White collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 929
Overview The William Allen White Collection contains correspondence and writings by and about native Kansan William Allen White, whose grass roots social and political editorials as editor of the Emporia Gazette earned him a Pulitzer Prize and international fame. Included in the collection, acquired by the William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information at the University of Kansas, are many photographs of White and his associates.
Dates: 1890 - 1970

William Allen White letters to Adam Brand

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1354
Overview This collection includes letters written by William Allen White to Adam Brand from 1926-1934. White was a journalist from Emporia, KS and became a leader of the Progressive movement in Kansas in 1912. White befriended Theodore Roosevelt and helped him create the Progressive (Bull-Moose) Party. White's political interests led him to write a biography of Woodrow Wilson in 1924. Brand contacted White for help with creating a play about Wilson's life.
Dates: 1926 - 1934

William and Donna Mitchell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1487
Overview This collection contains correspondence between William and Donna Mitchell, and various individuals and families seeking help with immigration to the United States from China. Also included are newspapers from Hong Kong, and various photographs of individuals and families, as well as some photographs from activities conducted by the Kansas Republican party.
Dates: 1945 - 1965

William and Lula White family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1310
Overview This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, letters, geneology information, and financial materials belonging to the White family, extending from the mid-19th through the 20th centuries, an African American family who lived in Lawrence and Leavenworth, Kansas. Also included are materials regarding Leavenworth Public Schools and the Zion Baptist Church in Kansas. The photographs date back to the 1870s and include many members of both the White and the Johnson families, along with...
Dates: 1867 - 1990

William B. Young journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P958
Overview Homemade journal of Franklin County, Kansas resident William B. Young. Young and his brother "Ed" held a sheep ranch to the south of Minneoloa. The journal details business expenses from April to June 1864, along with weather conditions and daily happenings of the ranch. Young travels to trade in nearby towns Lawrence, Leavenworth, Prairie City, and Peoria, noting the exchanges in his journal.
Dates: April 19, 1865 - June 30, 1865

William Benton collection of Ronald Johnson correspondence and poetry

 Collection
Call Number: MS 289
Overview This collection consists mostly of letters from concrete poet Ronald Johnson to friend and fellow writer William Benton. Also included are several parts to Johnson's life work, an epic poem called "Ark." Many of the letters contain personal correspondence between Johnson and Benton regarding each other's writings and Johnson's struggles as an artist.
Dates: 1970 - 1997

William Boerum Wetmore correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1531
Overview This collection includes correspondence from William "Willie" Boerum Wetmore (1849-1919) to Sarah T. Wetmore, his mother, from 1890 to 1895. Wetmore writes about his new life at the Denver Athletic Club; travels and business ventures in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and surrounding areas; recreational activities; and divorce proceedings and the legal troubles of the Wetmore family.
Dates: 1890-1895, 1921

William C. Hoad correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1, item: 1-3
Call Number: RH MS P71
Overview This collection consists of correspondence between William C. Hoad and others. The first letter, dated 1942, is addressed to Mrs. W. C. Stevens, and explains in detail how Hoad made the "Map of the vicinity of Lawrence" published by the University of Kansas Country Club. The second letter, 1956, addressed to Fred Ellsworth, explains the red pencil markings and presents the item to Ellsworth. The final letter is Ellsworth's letter of acknowledgement, with commentary on KU salaries in 1912.
Dates: 1942 - 1956

William C. Hoad writings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1443
Overview This collection consists of various writings composed by William C. Hoad, many regarding historical topics about Kansas or the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. Some of the writings were published, some were given as talks at social clubs or elsewhere.
Dates: 1906 - 1953

William C. Hook letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P64
Overview Letter addressed to "Managing Editor, Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Illinois" which rRefers to a photograph taken by H. S. Stevenson, Leavenworth, Kansas. William C. Hook was a Circuit Judge for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.
Dates: April 16, 1909

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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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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13
Armitage, Katie 12
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 12
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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