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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

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

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

 Collection
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

Bishop Vail house (Lawrence, Kansas) papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P825
Overview These papers, a gift of University of Kansas professors Frances and Floyd R. Horowitz, concern the history of their former Lawrence, Kansas residence at 505 Ohio Street as the home of Thomas Hubbard Vail, the first Episcopal bishop of Kansas. The papers, all of which are photocopies of original documents, include correspondence between Bishop Vail's grandson, Thomas Hubbard Vail Motter, and Grace (Mrs. Fritz) Heider, when she and her husband occupied the former Vail home in the early...
Dates: 1870; 1951-1954

Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 898
Overview

This collection consists of survey forms which contain a history and architectural decription for each of 229 historic buildings in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. The survey content was compiled in 1993 by Deon Wolfenbarger (Three Gables Preservation) for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey, a project for which she was commissioned by the City of Lawrence and the Lawrence Historic Resources Commission.

Dates: August 16, 1993

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

Lawrence, Kansas building survey

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P412
Overview

Contains a general survey conducted by Vieux Associates in 1981 at the request of the City-County Planning Department in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. The survey was conducted for a redevelopment project for downtown Lawrence and includes a list of historically and architecturally significant buildings.

Dates: 1981

Lawrence Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot Renovation Project

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P734
Overview

This research paper describes the historic and architectural significance of the Union Pacific Railroad passenger depot at Lawrence, Kansas which prompted its restoration as an historic site. The paper was prepared by University of Kansas students Jennifer Garrett, Kelly Reynolds, and Lonnie Clark in February 1996 for a senior seminar in Architecture. It was submitted to the Kansas Historic Preservation Office as part of its Kansas Historic Resources Inventory.

Dates: February 1996

Map of historic places in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P191
Dates: between 1900 and 1973

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

Old West Lawrence and the law of historic preservation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P234
Overview

This paper was submitted to the Historic Preservation Seminar, Fall, 1973. It details a history of Old West Lawrence (bordered on the north by 6th Street, on the east by Tennessee, on the south by 9th Street and on the west by Illinois), the Old West Lawrence Association, and preservation of the area under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Dates: 1973

Old West Lawrence historical resources survey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 763
Overview The Kansas Historic Resource Inventory collection documents the preservation and identification process of historic landmarks in the Lawrence community. The collection consists mainly of documentation, i.e. photographs, archival research, scale drawings, inventory sheets, etc., of all buildings, residential, commercial and religious in the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood (O.W.L.). The buildings included in the survey are on Tennessee Street, Ohio Street, Louisiana Street, Indiana Street,...
Dates: 1964 - 1992

Publication of the Lawrence (Kansas) Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund, Can you guess who I am?

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P650
Overview

A publication of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance's Hobbs Park Memorial Fund (Lawrence, Kansas) enlisting support for preserving and relocating to Hobbs Park the city's historic Murphy-Bromelsick house. Content describes the life of early editor and publisher John Speer, whose homesite is near the proposed Hobbs Park location.

Dates: between 2000 and 2001

Richard Kershenbaum papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 719
Overview

This collection contains development plans and materials regarding historical preservation of buildings in the Lawrence, Kansas area.

Dates: 1972 - 1994

Shelley Miller papers

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Call Number: RH MS 637
Overview

Shelley Miller was a long-time Kansas resident, both attending the University of Kansas as a student and serving as head of the Department for Spain, Portugal and Latin America at the KU Libraries. Throughout her life, Shelley participated in social activism on the local and national level. This collection reflects her professional and personal efforts through newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, scrapbooks, and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1961 - 1993

Surveys of University of Kansas sorority and fraternity houses

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P736
Overview

Historic and architectural surveys of five University of Kansas fraternity and sorority houses, conducted by Lonnie Clark in February 1996 for the Lawrence Kansas Historic Resources Survey.

Dates: February 27, 1996

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