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Anthony Scott Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 676
Overview The Anthony Scott Family papers are those of a family that moved to Topeka, Kansas in the 1800s. The papers document the family line of Anthony and Anna Scott, especially focusing on James H. Scott and his family who moved to California in 1919.
Dates: 1815 - 1982

Anti-Horse Thief Association minute book

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P860
Overview The Anti-Horse Thief Association was a grass-roots organization of U.S. citizens that emerged in the 1850s as a vigilance body for prevention of theft, especially horse stealing. It remained active in the early 1900s, with membership bodies in many states and counties. This minute book of the Association's Hughes County, Oklahoma unit (Subordinate Order No. 179) contains its minutes from December 1911 to May 1912, and lists names of the unit's officers and members.
Dates: 1911-1912, and 1933 news clipping

Application to the National Register of Historic Places

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Call Number: RH MS 1275
Overview Photographs, maps, resources, and application for the nomination of the Black Jack Battlefield Historic Site to the National Register of Historic Places.
Dates: 2002 - 2004

A.R. Meier letter

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Call Number: RH MS P868
Overview This letter from A. R. Meier, owner of the Meier Electric Company and operator of Radio Station W9CKJ at Russell, Kansas, is to Harold F. Reidl, operator of Radio Station W9VWP at Otis, Kansas. Meier writes to offer for sale a vertical antenna that he intends to replace.
Dates: March 25, 1940; enclosed photograph: December 6, 1939

Architectual drawings and surveys of Curtis Besinger

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 335
Overview School of Architecture class projects led by Curtis Besinger when he taught at the University of Kansas. Includes architectural surveys of historic sites in Douglas County, the larger state of Kansas, and some locations in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dates: before 1962 - 1971

Architectural drawings of the William Pitt Telescope

 Collection
Call Number: PP 526
Overview This collection contains 83 drawings of the William Pitt telescope, 1952 observatory plans, and 1970 astrology cold box.
Dates: 1927 - 1970

Architectural plans for the Alexander Majors home

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G18
Overview A description of the Majors home which stands at 83rd Street and State Line (8145 State Line Road in Leawood, Kansas and 8206 Wyoming Street in Kansas City, Missouri) and sketch of the business career of Alexander Majors. There are reproductions of several documents relevant to the history of the house, as well as a floor plan of the home, and photographs of Majors. Majors was a partner in the early western freighting firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell.
Dates: 1969

Architecture 648 (An Introduction to Historic Preservation) class projects

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Call Number: RH MS 1158
Overview This collection consists of class projects aimed at historic preservation in architecture at the University of Kansas; the projects pertain to the residences, farmsteads, churches and public buildings in the Lawrence/Douglas County, Kansas area and include building plans, photos, and interviews with past inhabitants.
Dates: 1990 - 1991

Arden Booth State Senate Papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1404
Overview Material relating predominately to Arden Booth's time in the Kansas State Senate, with the addition of a small amount of personal materials and some information regarding the radio station KLWN, mostly in the form of letters.
Dates: 1964 to 1990 (bulk 1971 to 1976)

Argentine River Improvement & Traffic Company stock certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P952
Overview Stock certificate for one $100 share of the Argentine River Improvement & Traffic Company of Argentine, Kansas, given to George G. Barker.
Dates: August 1, 1887

Arithmetic exercise book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C161
Overview Arithmetic exercise book.
Dates: 1792

Arithmetic Manuscript of J. Price

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C293
Overview J. Price's manuscript [circa 1805] includes mathematical and financial equations. The untitled manuscript contains sketches on the front and back cover. It was likely created in the United Kingdom.
Dates: 1805?

Arleen Purcell biographical material

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P757
Overview Arleen Purcell was an instrumental and vocal instructor in Kansas communities including Fulton, Pittsburgh, and Fort Scott. She co-authored the musical play Footprints on the Frontier. This collection of her papers includes a biography and programs for a production of Footprints on the Frontier.
Dates: 1985

Armitage Foundation records

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Call Number: RH MS 685
Overview The Armitage Gone! Dance modern dance company was founded by Lawrence, Kansas, native Karole Armitage in 1979. The Armitage Foundation was established in 1985 to oversee the work of Armitage and the dance company. This collection contains budget reports, correspondence, reviews, and other materials related to both the foundation and company.
Dates: 1982 - 1993

Arnold Springer Ledger

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G55
Overview Business records and account of Arnold & Springer, a general store in White Cloud, Kansas.
Dates: 1883

Arthur and Ethel Parks papers

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Call Number: RH MS 421
Overview The Arthur and Ethel Parks papers are those of a longtime Kansas couple. A businessman, Arthur Parks served for a time as director of the Office of Economic Opportunity for Kansas.
Dates: 1934 - 1981

Arthur F. McClure papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1131
Overview The Arthur F. McClure papers consist primarily of collected publications and photographs. The older portion of the collection (papers dating from 1872-1934 and photographs) belonged to the father, who was a printer. The newer portion of the collection (Arthur McClure II papers) belonged to the son, who taught history at Central Missouri State University and shares the same name. The Arthur McClure II papers include correspondence and historical information mainly regarding University of...
Dates: 1872 - 1991

"Arthur" theatrical production records

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Call Number: MS 102
Overview A collection of records related to a proposed (but never staged) 1919 production of "Arthur: a tragedy," a play written by poet, playwright, and art historian Laurence Binyon "for and with" Martin Harvey (actor and theater manager later known as Sir John Martin-Harvey) . The collection includes correspondence and notes by or addressed to Martin Harvey, as well as sketches, some signed by artist and designer Robert Anning Bell, relating primarily to the design of the proposed production,...
Dates: 1919, 1933 (bulk 1919)

Articles and Drawings about Architecture from Kansas City Newspapers

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Call Number: RH MS 655
Overview This is a collection of newspaper clippings from Kansas City newspapers, such as the Kansas City Star, Kansas City Journal, Kansas City Post, and the Kansas City Journal-Post from 1913-1924. The articles relate to prominent Kansas City landmarks such as the Liberty Memorial and Union Station in downtown Kansas City, as well as residences and commercial buildings. The collection also includes articles and pages from national publications such as American Contractor and Western Contractor.
Dates: 1913 - 1924

Artifacts from the 1984 Discovery Space Shuttle Mission

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Call Number: Pryce MS J2
Overview Material carried on the maiden flight of the space shuttle orbiter Discovery (STS 41D, August 30 – September 5, 1984) and publicity material associated with the mission.
Dates: August 30 – September 5, 1984

Artificial Kansas-based photographs collection

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Call Number: RH PH 535
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers on a variety of subjects relating to Kansas. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visit, mounted and unmounted prints, stereoviews, glass plate negatives, and other...
Dates: approximately 1875-1984 (bulk 1900s-1910s)

Artificial non-Kansas photographs collection

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Call Number: RH PH 539
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers on a variety of subjects outside the state of Kansas in the United States and Canada. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, mounted and unmounted prints, stereoviews, glass plate negatives,...
Dates: approximately 1867-1954 (bulk 1900s-1920s)

Artificial Portraits collection

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Call Number: RH PH 540
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers, focused on portraits of individuals, couples, and groups. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, mounted and unmounted prints, glass plate negatives, and...
Dates: approximately 1868 - 1986 (bulk 1900s-1960s)

A.S. Thweatt diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P366
Overview Photocopy of a diary written during a trip from New Orleans to New York City in 1867. The diary entries were made in a North, Brush & Mason's Catalogue of fancy goods.
Dates: 1867

Assessment of the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence's Adaptive Reuse of the Pleasant Valley District #14 Schoolhouse

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Call Number: RH MS P872
Overview This paper by University of Kansas student Dan Carey (later Dan Carey-Whalen) describes the historical and architectural importance of the Pleasant Valley #14 schoolhouse which was purchased as a meeting house in 1960 by the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas. Citing the building's suitability for the National Register of Historic Places, Carey proposes various preservation-minded measures for its adaptive use. Included are photographic negatives of the meeting house.
Dates: December 6, 1999

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