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"Kansas in Transition: Human Dimensions of Community Change" project records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 180
Overview

Correspondence, surveys, notes, itineraries, news releases, unedited transcripts of the forums, and other related materials from "Kansas in Transition--The Human Dimension," a jointly funded Kansas Committee for the Humanities-University of Kansas Museum of Art project exploring the general theme of communities transitioning in Kansas in the 1970s.

Dates: 1973 - 1974

Materials relating to the exhibit on 19th century houses in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 380
Overview This collection includes materials relating to the exhibit on nineteenth century houses in Lawrence, Kansas, which was put together by the University of Kansas Museum of Art. The typescripts include the proposal, correspondence, and the draft of the text for the catalog of the exhibition, Sept. 22-Oct. 27, 1968, published by the Museum. Representative examples of various styles and types of dwellings built in Lawrence in the nineteenth century are portrayed, as well as a brief history of...
Dates: 1966 - 1968

University of Kansas Museum of Art records

 Record Group
Call Number: RG 34
Overview Formally known as the Museum of Art, University of Kansas, the University's art collections had been stored and/or displayed in Spooner Hall, which had previously housed KU's library. The first item in the collection was a marble bust of Amos Adams Lawrence, donated by the subject in 1878. Sallie Casey Thayer provided the real impetus for the establishment of a full university art museum in 1928 through her donation of 7,500 items from her personal collection. The Helen Foresman Spencer...
Dates: 1923