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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

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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1999, 1940-1985

Wilder Brothers bill

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P407
Overview

This collection consists of a single bill from June 18, 1880 addressed to L. L. Jester from the Wilder Brothers, a clothing manufacturer in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: June 18, 1880

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

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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 10
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Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
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Wood, Frank 7
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Inge, William 6
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
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Otto, David Arthur, 1934- 6
Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
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White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
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Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 5
Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
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Johnson, Ronald, 1935-1998 5
Kansas Association of Colored Women and Girls’ Clubs 5
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 5
Kansas. Legislature 5
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League of Women Voters of Kansas 5
Meyen, Edward L. 5
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Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
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Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 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
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 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
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Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 4
Layton, Elizabeth, 1909-1993 4
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Language
German 58
French 54
Spanish; Castilian 42
Latin 21
Italian 20