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Assessments of Kansas Highways

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 668
Overview This collection contains student projects from the EVRN 615 class at the University of Kansas, primarily conducted in assessment of the U.S. Highway 59 corridor between Lawrence and Ottawa, Kansas.
Dates: 2001

Association for Retarded Citizens of Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 815
Overview The Association for Retarded Citizens/Douglas County in Kansas was organized in May 1956. Known since the 1990s as the ARC of Douglas County, the organization provides advocacy and referral services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. This collection includes administrative records, correspondence, and collected material regarding the Kansas Association for Retarded Citizens, the Topeka Association for Retarded Citizens, the Bess Stone House, and Cottonwood, Inc.
Dates: 1956 - 1989

Association of Kansas Theatre records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 724
Overview The Association of Kansas Theatre (AKT), a Wichita-based support organization for theater groups in Kansas, publishes a directory and a quarterly newsletter, The Marquee, maintains a script library, and sponsors an annual convention. The collection includes administrative records of the organization, including photographs, video- and audio-cassette tape recordings and newsletters.
Dates: 1975 - 1996

At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City: Independence and Jackson County research files

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS 799
Overview This collection contains the research files compiled by authors working in collaboration with the Jackson County Historical Society, in the production of the book "At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City, Independence, and Jackson County".
Dates: 1850 - 1982

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway miscellaneous files

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1399
Overview The collection consists of various letters concerning train and railway-related issues from 1910 to 1953; train part blueprints; some financial data from 1937 to 1944; letters and documents from 1922 to 1952 regarding brake parts; and letters and documents from 1936 to 1948 regarding bar and roller bearings.
Dates: 1910 - 1953

Athletic Director's records

 Series
Call Number: RG 66/11/4
Overview This series, from the Athletics Department record group at the University of Kansas, consists of correspondence and related materials from when Forrest C. Allen (better known as Phog Allen) was Athletic Director at the university. The records are organized alphabetically by topic or correspondent's family name. Topics include but are not limited to specific sports; equipment; stadium construction; administrative duties; and associations and clubs in which KU teams competed.
Dates: 1919-1943 (bulk 1920s-1930s)

Augustine E. Costello letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P400
Overview Letter from writer Augustine Costello to his young cousin "Charles", living in Ireland. The collection consists of a single autobiographical letter to this cousin, who also has decided to become a journalist, and is writing for the Freeman.
Dates: July 9, 1891

Austin C. Chapel Civil War diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P739
Overview This 110-page Civil War diary of Austin C. Chapel, 5th Sergeant of Company G in Wisconsin's 13th Infantry Regiment, chronicles his daily activities in 1863 while guarding Union supplies in Tennessee. Documents which accompany the diary include Chapel's notice of appointment as 5th Sergeant, a 4-page letter written by Chapel in 1862 while posted at Fort Scott, Kansas, and his photograph in uniform.
Dates: 1863; also documents dated 1857, 1861, 1862

Austin-Frey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1026
Overview The Austin-Frey family papers document a family whose members came to reside in Osage City and Lawrence, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s.
Dates: 1946 - 1988

Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew De Moss

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P667
Overview A handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew De Moss, who in 1883 settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he was a physician as well as a minister and a published author of books on Christianity.
Dates: after 1903

Autobiographies of a man and woman, Oskaloosa, Kansas, late 19th century

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D177
Overview Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.
Dates: late 19th century

Autobiography of George, a sailor from Lincolnshire

 Collection
Call Number: MS P447
Overview Autobiography by George, a sailor from Lincolnshire, England. Topics include the Workhouse; being a farmer's boy and runaway; serving as a Trent and Humber sailor; working in coatwise and London shipping. Crew on convict ship bound for Botany Bay, 1797; mutiny by French prisoners; imprisoned in Argentina (Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Montevideo, etc.) Convert to Catholicism; escaped to the United States, 1802; returned to England. Became a Baptist; religious meditations, verse, and vision.
Dates: after 1830

Autobiography of Mary F. Beeson: James Warfield family in Old Shawneetown

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P615
Overview Typescript of the autobiography of Mary F. Beeson, including Beeson's account of the murder of her father, James Lot Warfield, by William Quantrill's guerrilla band on October 17, 1862 at Shawneetown, Kansas.
Dates: 1905-1910

Autobiography of Minnie Mischke Peterson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P426
Overview An autobiography by Minnie Mischke Peterson about her teaching experiences in Kansas from 1903 through 1948. The collection also contains a photograph of Minnie with two other teachers in Russell Springs, Kansas, and a negative of Russell Springs teachers at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dates: Other: 1903 - 1948

Autographs and Letters from England, Scotland, and South Africa

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q38
Overview These two leaves, compiled by an unknown collector, have been pasted with autographs and letters. Three of the letters are complete.
Dates: 1803 - 1937

Ava Higley Milett photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P24
Overview This collection contains six photographs of schools in Atchison and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas from 1922 to 1925 and in the 1940s, including the Pardee School, Lane School, Delaware School, Bell School, and Mound School. Collection includes photograph description and identifications of students and teachers standing outside the schools. Ava Higley Milett appears as a student or teacher in all the photographs.
Dates: approximately 1922-1940s

B. F. Smith holograph reminiscence

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D259
Overview This handwritten reminiscence describes a Lincoln-Douglas debate in Jonesboro, Illinois in late summer 1858. Also included in the reminiscence is the author's personal meeting with both Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Douglas while working as a brakeman for the Illinois Central Railway in 1858 and 1859. The account was written at the age of 81, in Lawrence, Kansas, Feb. 26, 1917, on the first and second front free end papers and half title page in Portrait Life of Lincoln, by Francis Trevelyan Miller,...
Dates: Feb. 26, 1917

Babcock family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 280
Overview James and Wilma Babcock owned and operated Babcock Grocery and B and B Beauty Bar in Ottawa, Kansas. This collection contains their business records and personal papers, as well as those of their daughter, Marla Jo Babcock, and James Babcock's mother Nettie.
Dates: 1880 - 1939

Backus family newspapers collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS R24
Overview This collection contains newspaper issues and tear sheets, primarily from the Northeast region of the United States, with dates ranging from 1795 to 1870. It reflects the interests of Backus family members who were predominantly lawyers. The family settled in Connecticut in the late 1700s and migrated to upstate New York in the mid-1800s.
Dates: 1795-1870, 1889

Baker University miscellaneous records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 999
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous circular letters, telegrams, administrative forms, memorandums, war department related materials, and periodicals from Baker University. Most of the materials are from the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1907-1989

Balance books from a London trader

 Collection
Call Number: MS E188
Overview Account books of an anonymous speculative trader, providing yearly summary of accounts. Each volume covers a year, and contains a dozen accounts in fair detail and a list of 50 to 100 accounts showing net profit or debit. The "bottom line" is about £50,000. Cargoes largely consist of tropical produce; the trader also imported cheese and butter from Holland into England and had other investments.
Dates: 1810 - 1818

Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales family papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many letters...
Dates: 1855 - 1989

Ballad praising the Trough Volunteers led by Colonel Leslie of Castle Galsslough, and his family. Trough (in Monaghan, Ulster, Ireland)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS Q11:9
Overview 12 stanza ballad, praising the 84 volunteers under brave Colonel Leslie, and his Lady and "young Charless." Describes a festal day at Castle Glasslough. Considers the House of Bourbon the enemy.
Dates: Between 1778 and 1780

Baltis Wintermute Diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P925
Overview Baltis K. Wintermute was a Union soldier in the 11th Regiment, Iowa Infantry during the Civil War. This collection contains his diary for the year of 1864.
Dates: 1864

Bandbook for E-flat cornet

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B170
Overview Band book with MS music and laid-in printed music for E-flat cornet.
Dates: 1883

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Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
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Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
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Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
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