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Bishop Vail house (Lawrence, Kansas) papers

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

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

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

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

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

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