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"A History of the Dickinson Theatre: Why it Should be Preserved" by David D. Bibb

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P405
Overview

Contains a copy of "A History of the Dickinson Theatre: Why it Should be Preserved" by David D. Bibb and includes details about the history and architectural details of the Dickinson Theatre in Topeka, Kansas. Also contains photocopies of building plans and some Bibbs's research notes and reference materials.

Dates: 1981

An Early Stone Church: the English Lutheran Church, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P713
Overview

A history of the establishment and the architecture of the English Lutheran Church (later the Trinity Lutheran Church) of Lawrence, Kansas, written by Cathy Ambler, December 1990. Ambler's history of the church was produced as a student paper for a University of Kansas course in Architecture.

Dates: December 1990

An Overview of the St. Mary's College Complex and Its Development

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P709
Overview

A 69-page overview of the architectural development of the St. Mary's College complex at St. Marys, Kansas, written by University of Kansas graduate student Barbara Anderson for a fall 1989 class in American Architectural History. This photocopy of Anderson's typescript contains her reproductions of campus maps, building photographs, and building floor plans.

Dates: 1989

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 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

Blood-Hasselman family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P399
Overview

Ida (Blood) Hasselman was the daughter of Colonel James Blood (1819-1891), a prominent early settler of Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains photographs and manuscripts regarding the Blood family.

Dates: 1860s-1910, undated

Charles Hodgdon and Son, Architects correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P149
Overview

Correspondence regarding additions to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Chicago, Illinois, 1937. Letters transmitting architectural drawings and a set of drawings for the hospital.

Dates: 1937

Charles Marshall collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH AD 8
Overview This collection contains architectural drawings, tracings, contracts, specifications, and various documents relating to architecture designed by Charles L. Marshall. Most records pertain to his time in private practice, but there is also some documentation and drawings from when he was Assistant and State Architect for the state of Kansas. Marshall's architectural projects include public school buildings, college and university buildings, commercial buildings, hospitals, National Guard...
Dates: 1908 - 1992

Cuthbert and Suehrk architectural plans and drawings

 Collection
Call Number: RH AD 2
Overview This collection is composed of original architectural drawings of buildings designed by Cuthbert & Suehrk, including the heating and plumbing plans for the Gem Building in Topeka, Kansas as well as the overall apartment building; and detailed plans for the construction of Montgomery County Jail and enlarged court house, including furnishings for its court room and jail equipment. The collection also includes drawings of several schools, a grocery store, shopping center, fraternity...
Dates: 1917 - 1978

Dale Nimz papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1422
Overview

This collection is made up predominately of files relating to Nimz's work on various preservation projects around Kansas. Work in Lawrence features most heavily, but the collection also includes work on the Smoky Hills Air National Guard Range and projects elsewhere in Kansas and Missouri. Also in the collection is material from some of the university classes Nimz has taught and materials from archetecture and historic preservation conferences Nimz has attended.

Dates: 1962 - 2013

Donald Gunn sketchbooks of antiquarian and ornithological subjects

 Collection
Call Number: MS K23
Overview In these 9 sketchbooks, collectively spanning the period 1903-1939, Donald Gunn has recorded his antiquarian and ornithological observations in the form of notes, church plans, sketch maps, sketches of architectural details and diagrammatic sketches of birds. Notebooks 1-4 are antiquarian in subject, while 5-9 are ornithological. The notebooks are for different locations visited and cover various time periods. The churches recorded are in Kent, Middlesex, Norfolk, Surrey and other southern...
Dates: 1911-1938

Early Kansas architecture photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 178(f)
Overview Robert Asbury completed his Masters thesis for the department of Architecture at the University of Kansas, Kansas architecture: A survey of development from the pre-territorial period to the present, in 1961. This collection of photographs was used as supporting material for the thesis. Dates in the inventory concern when the building(s) was/were built, not when the photographs were created. While many buildings photographed are in Lawrence, Kansas, there...
Dates: 1858 - 1907

John C. Morley architectural drawings

 Collection
Call Number: RH AD 14
Overview

This collection contains drawings and negatives pertaining to projects, both public and private, in the Kansas City region and Lawrence, Kansas area. Much of the collection focuses on John C. Morley's work with projects surrounding the Kansas City International Airport (MCI), including the masterplan of the Industrial Park. Other projects include single-family residences, dormitory and other projects at Rockhurst University, and commercial buildings.

Dates: 1958 - 1985

Kansas City Power and Light District Plans collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1512
Overview

This collection contains architectural plans, bid packages, photographs, internal communications, and business plans relating to the construction of the Power and Light District in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dates: 1996 - 2000

Kansas Society of Architects records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 850
Overview

This collection includes financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, and other administrative information for the Kansas Society of Architects, a professional organization for architects living and/or working in Kansas.

Dates: 1920 - 2016

Lawrence, Kansas, Architectural Research papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 713
Overview

Thihs collection contains student papers on local history, with emphasis on architecture.

Dates: 1998

Lawrence Memorial Hospital architectural records

 Collection
Call Number: RH AD 12
Overview

The collection contains detailed drawings of the construction of Lawrence Memorial Hospital (LMH) and its renovations done by a number of different architecture firms throughout the course of the building's history. Additionally, there is some information related to the then-possible takeover of LMH by Columbia/Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in 1996.

Dates: 1933 - 1996

Lawrence R. Good professional papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 720
Overview This collection covers the architectural career of Lawrence Good, starting with his time in the army and beginning his education at the Royal College of Architecture through his private practice career. The collection includes tracings, specifications, working drawings, and other materials related to the architectural design process, as well as correspondence, news clippings, reference material, data, contarcts, analyses and reports, presentation design booklets for clients and the general...
Dates: 1945 - 1997

Louis Singleton Curtiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 35
Overview

Architectural drawings of buildings in Kansas City and Wichita, correspondence, class reports, measured drawings, photographs, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1893 - 1912

Moseley and Company photographs of Kansas City buildings

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 135
Overview

This collection contains black and white photographic prints and some drawings of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas buildings used by Moseley and Company, real estate brokers in the KC metro region in the mid-20th century.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1969

"Nineteenth Century Buildings of Lawrence" undergraduate thesis

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D195
Overview

Undergraduate thesis by Ben Wearing regarding 19th century buildings located in Lawrence, Kansas. Card file index also available. Photographs from the thesis have been physically separated and are located at RH PH 552 (formerly at RH MS-P D195).

Dates: 1955

Papers of Curtis Wray Besinger

 Collection
Call Number: MS 241
Overview

The Curtis Besinger collection is made up of correspondence, papers, photographs, plans, and printed books and periodicals reflecting Besinger's life as a University of Kansas graduate, Taliesin Fellow under Frank Lloyd Wright's tutelage, WWII conscientious objector, KU architecture professor, author of Working with Mr. Wright: What It Was Like, and architect.

Dates: 1931 - 1999

Personal papers of Alton Thomas

 Collection
Call Number: PP 614
Overview

This collection consists of landscape architect practice information, horticulture information, various projects plans, billing statements, and correspondence between Alton Thomas, a landscape architect and faculty member at the University of Kansas, and those working with him.

Dates: 1948 - 1987

Personal papers of Charles Kahn

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 295
Overview

Kahn taught in the School of Architecture and Design at the University of Kansas from 1968-1991. This collection consists of correspondence, conferences and design programs, and information about the Environmental Research Foundation.

Dates: 1968 - 1991

Personal papers of Donald E. Hatch

 Collection
Call Number: PP 272
Overview

This collection contains documentation regarding architectural works by Donald E. Hatch, mostly dating from his works in Caracas, Venezuela during the 1950s and San Francisco, California during the 1960s-1970s.

Dates: 1930s-1977 (bulk 1950s-1970s)

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Corman, Warren, 1926- 1
Cuthbert & Suehrk, Architects 1
Cuthbert, Charles D. 1
Dickinson Theatre (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Domer, Dennis, 1944- 1
Environmental Research and Development Foundation 1
First Presbyterian Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Fisher, Harry W. (Harry Wilfred), 1887-1993 1
Good, Lawrence R. 1
Gunn, Donald, Dr. 1
Hasselman, Ida, 1853-1938 1
Hatch, Donald E. 1
Kahn, Charles (Architecture) 1
Kansas City International Airport (Mo.) 1
Kansas Society of Architects 1
Lockett, John Hoyl 1
Lucas, William M., Jr., 1934-2015 1
Majors, Alexander, 1814-1900 1
Marshall, Charles L., 1905-1992 1
Martin, H. T. (Handel Tongue), 1861-1930 or 1931 1
Miami County (Kan.). Court House 1
Morley, John C., 1914-2001 1
Nimz, Dale 1
Olmstead, Philip D. 1
Russell, Majors and Waddell 1
Russell, William Hepburn, 1812-1872 1
Scheetz, Maybelle 1
Spreckelmeyer, Kent F., 1950- 1
St. Mary's College (Saint Marys, Kan.) 1
Thomas, Alton, 1913-1990 1
Trinity Lutheran Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
University of Kansas 1
University of Kansas. Department of Facilities Operations and Planning 1
Waddell, W. B. (William Bradford), 1807-1872 1
Waldo Flea Market 1
Washburn, George P., 1846-1922 1
Wearing, Ben 1
Whitney, Donald W. 1
Williamson, Thomas, 1887-1974 1
Williamson, Thomas, Jr. 1
Williamson-Loebsack & Associates 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
Zubeck, Joseph E. (Joseph Ernst) 1
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