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Alpha Delta Kappa, Tau Chapter records

Call Number: RH MS 146

Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary teacher's sorority. The collection consists of correspondence, chapter meeting reports, rosters, convention programs and other miscellaneous papers, and scrapbooks that include photographs of members, newspaper clippings, programs, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1954 - 1982

Anna Jane Michener papers

Call Number: RH MS 1508

This collection contains papers from community groups, organizations, and events that Anna Jane Michener was involved with in the Wichita, Kansas area. Includes family life class curricula, papers on race relations, and pamphlets pertaining to Family Life Education. Additionally, correspondence between Anna Jane and family, friends, and colleagues can be found throughout the collection.

Dates: 1892 - 1982

Artificial Kansas-based photographs collection

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...
Dates: approximately 1875-1984 (bulk 1900s-1910s)

Black Values and Public Policy Project records

Call Number: RH MS 1163

The Black Values and Public Policy Project records are those of a Kansas Committee for the Humanities funded University of Kansas project.

Dates: 1976 - 1977

Clara Perky papers related to teaching

Call Number: RH MS P117

This collection contains Teacher's Certificates for Douglas County, Kansas, 1880-1895; Teacher's contracts, 1883-1890; letters of recommendation, 1885-1891; 2 personal letters, 1884, 1915; 7 poems; and 3 printed examinations.

Dates: 1880 - 1915

Diploma, Kansas City Kansas Public High School

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS R276

The diploma is Lolabelle Shelton's high school diploma.

Dates: 1925

Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 538
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album, which includes candid and posed photographs of Fannie Dixon and her friends from her time as a student at the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Vocational School started in 1895 as the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African Americans; in 1951, the name changed again to become the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka. There are also photos from Amarillo, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Some...
Dates: 1923 - 1928

Hilda Enoch Papers

Call Number: RH MS 1142

The Hilda Enoch Papers are those of long-time Lawrence, Kansas resident who was a member and officer of the Kaw Valley Chapter of the Older Women's League (or O.W.L.) and active community participant.

Dates: 1952 - 2013

History of the Iola Schools

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P439

A history of the Iola, Kansas, schools beginning with the opening of the first school in 1859 continuing until 1903.

Dates: 1859 - 1903

Kansas House concurrent resolution no. 534

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P249

House concurrent resolution no. 534, a concurrent resolution urging the offering of courses of instruction in Kansas history in the elementary and secondary schools of the state. [Topeka] 1965.

Dates: 1965

Kansas Society of Fire Service Instructors records

Call Number: RH MS 290

These records of the Kansas Society of Fire Service Instructors include the Society's constitution, by-laws, executive board communications, fire service training manuals, and proceedings of various conferences for fire fighters and fire service instructors.

Dates: 1955 - 1988

Kansas Vocational School History

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P880

The Kansas Vocational School History is a handwritten history of the Topeka, Kansas school, which later changed its name to the Kansas Technical Institute.

Dates: between 1923 and 2009

Letters and manuscripts.

Call Number: RH MS P34

Lilly Harner Caldwell papers

Call Number: RH MS 1119

Lilly Harner Caldwell attended and taught in schools in Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas. These papers include some of her grade cards as a child and teacher contracts and certificates from the late 1890s as well as a photograph album.

Dates: 1887 - 1898

Maggie Herrington journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P428

Maggie Herrington's journal of her experiences during the year 1867 as part of a school assignment and two pieces of correspondence between the Watkins Community Museum of Lawrence, Kansas, and Lida Mattman, Maggie Herrington's granddaughter, dated 1979.

Dates: 1867

Mark Larson papers

Call Number: RH MS 975
Overview Mark Larson, a resident of Lawrence, Kansas, was involved in local, state, national and international efforts related to peace and social and economic justice concerns. These papers (mostly publications, notes and e-mails) reflect his involvement and include environmental initiatives, peace witness, Latin American assistance (especially the sister cities project with El Papaturro, El Salvador) and community concerns with living wage, poverty and hunger, health and fair trade, as well as...
Dates: 1964 - 2009

Minus Gentry Collection of Sheldon Kindergarten photographs

Call Number: RH PH 96

The Minus Gentry Collection pictorially records activities at the Sheldon Kindergarten, which Reverend Charles Sheldon and the Central Congregational Church in the Tennesseetown area of Topeka, Kansas operated from 1893 to 1908.

Dates: 1898-approximately 1908

Morris and Masterson family papers

Call Number: RH MS 287

The collection consists of originals and xeroxes of obituaries, photographs, wedding notices, and other family history materials covering two generations from 1840-1961, and genealogical charts going back to the eighteenth century. There are also some notes of Rachel Chamness Morris relating family history, family photographs, David Morris's account book, and three books of songs and poetry belonging to members of the family.

Dates: 1846 - 1961

Papers of Joe Douglas

Call Number: RH MS 596

The papers of Joe Douglas, an African American Kansan, document his career with the Topeka, Kansas Fire Department and his active civic involvement. It ranges from correspondence to newspaper clippings to certificates that Mr. Douglas has received. Also included are Douglas's many photographs of the Fire Department and of other Topeka organizations and events, as well as photographs of other Douglas family members and the damage from the 1966 tornado in Topeka.

Dates: 1891, 1908-1988, 2002-2005

Personal papers of Esther Twente

Call Number: PP 100
Overview Esther Twente joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1937 in the Department of Sociology. She was responsible for the organization of the Department of Social Work in 1946, and taught in and chaired the Department for 11 years. Her career interests focused on bringing social work to rural areas and later, care of the elderly. This collection consists of numerous clippings and remembrances; correspondence; School of Social Welfare programs and publications; project reports; and...
Dates: 1937 - 1966

Personal papers of Kala Stroup

Call Number: PP 613
Overview This collection contains notes, papers, speeches, photographs and books written by and having to do with Kala Stroup. Dr. Stroup was the last Dean of Women at the University of Kansas and has done work for many different higher educational institutions and nonprofit groups. She assisted in setting up the Honors program at KU and is on the board of the KU Alumni Association and the Emily Taylor Women's Resource Center. The papers include information regarding the KU Honors program, the...
Dates: 1959 - 2018

R. E. "Tuck" Duncan papers

Call Number: RH MS 951

R.E. "Tuck" Duncan was a member of the Unified School District (USD) 501 School Board (Topeka, Kansas) from 1985-1989. This collection consists of records reflecting his activity on the Board. Papers from Duncan's time as the chair of the Topeka, Kansas Housing Authority in the 1990s-2000s can also be found in the collection.

Dates: 1985 - 2004

Records of Ford School in Ogallah, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS G73

Attendance and grade registers for Ford School (1st through 8th grades), in Ogallah, Kansas. The records were kept by the teacher and cover the years 1911 through 1947.

Dates: 1911 - 1947

Records of the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

Call Number: RG 76/3

This finding aid describes the records of the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at the University of Kansas, a center formerly under the various iterations of the Office of Student Affairs and now part of the Provost's Office of Diversity and Equity. Records include publicity materials, subject files, correspondence, radio programs and recordings of other events hosted by the Center, and records related to the Center's programming and awards.

Dates: 1966 - 2019

Sumner High School records

Call Number: RH MS 1137

The Sumner High School records are those of the historically African American high school in Kansas City, Kansas. The records reflect both the school and the school's alumni.

Dates: 1906 - 2001

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