Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 26 - 43 of 43

Personal Papers of Lois Wilson

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 445
Overview

The Lois Wilson collection contains a program and script for the play "Distinguished Service," a 1943 production of the University of Kansas Department of Speech and Drama with an all-female cast.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Personal papers of Margaret Penny

 Collection
Call Number: PP 444
Overview

This collection primarily consists of Margaret Penny's research papers and essays on multiple subjects, several of which are related to World War II, as well as a dance card, commencement booklet, and two student identification cards from her time as a student at the Univeristy of Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1930-1949

Personal papers of R.G. Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: PP 626
Overview

This collection contains materials gathered by R.G. Anderson related to World War II, including rationing, postal stamps and currency, and articles written about the war when coming upon its 50th anniversary. The collection also includes music and still images from Anderson's memorial after his death in 2006.

Dates: 1930s, 1940s, late 1980s-early 1990s, 2006

Photographs of men and women, members of the Class of 1938, from Douglas County in the Armed Forces During WWII

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 507(f)
Overview

This collection consists of photographs of individuals from Douglas County, Kansas who were members of the high school class of 1938 who served in the Armed Forces during WWII. There are also 3 loose photographs of men assumed to be part of the class of 1938.

Dates: 1945

Pippin family letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 915
Overview

This collection contains letters addressed to members of the Pippin family who resided in Wilson County, Kansas in the 1940s and 1970s. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written to Neodesha, Kansas residents Lafe and Dorothy Pippin from their son and neighbors who were serving in the Army during World War II.

Dates: 1943 - 1975

"Private John Rex Kay letters home, 1943-1945; the conclusion of World War II in Europe," collected and transcribed by Mary Fort Hamill and Nancy Fort Dahl

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P692
Overview A one-volume compilation of thirty-six transcribed World War II letters, including thirty-one letters of U.S. Army Private John Rex Kay, a native of St. John (Stafford County), Kansas, written to his wife and parents, 1940-1945. Private Kay's letters describe his pre-combat military training in radio communications and his 1945 tour of duty in France and Germany, including his company's treatment by French and German civilians; the wound which earned him the Purple Heart; his company's...
Dates: 1994

Raymond family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 190
Overview

The Raymond family papers contain personal papers of Joseph Murray and Hila (Bennitt) Raymond, as well as two generations of their descendants, including six diaries kept by Jospeh Murray Raymond concerning his Civil War service and materials related to Robert Scott Raymond, Jr.'s account of his service with the Royal Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1862 - 1977

Reminiscences of the Sunflower Daze

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P432
Overview

A five-page, hand-written reminiscence written by Daisy Wingfield about her experiences as a teacher during World War II. She taught at Sunflower Village Elementary, a school established for children whose parents worked at the Sunflower Ordnance Works, an ammunition plant near DeSoto, Kansas.

Dates: 1939 - 1982

Richard B. Sheridan papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1468
Overview

The Richard B. Sheridan collection contains correspondence, academic writings (both of Dr. Sheridan and other authors), newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, and University of Kansas course-related materials during his time as a professor at KU. A majority of the collection is centered around Dr. Sheridan's written works.

Dates: 1906 - 2005

Robert Ernest Willman World War II letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 946
Overview

In this collection are more than five hundred World War II letters written from U.S. Army Private Robert Ernest Willman to his parents, Fred and Georgia Willman of Lawrence, Kansas. The collection also contains a scrapbook of letters received by the Willmans from other Lawrence, Kansas residents who served in World War II, including more than sixty letters from Georgia Willman's brother, U.S. Army Corporal William C. Bryant.

Dates: 1941 - 1950

Ruth M. Deviney's soldier diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS P642
Overview

Ruth M. Deviney's soldier's diary with entries from May 1941 - October 1945.

Dates: May 1941-October 1945

Stephen Kellison family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1471
Overview

The Stephen Kellison family collection contains correspondence, documents, and a diary from Stephen Kellison, his aunt and uncle Louellen and Herman Edward Stromgren, and grandmother Ida Leah Regenold. Included are records from the Pythian Sisters order, of which Louellen Stromgren was a member. The collection also includes correspondence and documents from Irving Colyar.

Dates: 1893 - 1983

Vogel family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1446
Overview The Vogel family lived primarily in Lawrence, Kansas throughout the 20th century. John served as a representative in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1963-1980; he and wife Irene and their children all attended University of Kansas for their higher education. This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs concerning the two generations from 1952-2012, as well as some items from John Vogel's brother Edgar during his service in World War II. A large part...
Dates: 1937-1938, 1940s, 1952-2015, undated

War comes to the U.S.: The First 30 Hours as Reported to the Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau from the U.S. and Abroad

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS C32
Overview This mimeograph copy is comprised of reports and dispatches from correspondents to Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau chief David Hulbard in New York during the first thirty hours following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The reports total 222 pages. In instances where relative military strengths, the extent of damage to Pearl Harbor, or military and naval strategy were reported, such information was deleted. Officials who made "not for attribution" statements had their names obliterated...
Dates: December 7, 1941

Whayne family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 905
Overview

The Whayne Family Papers are those of long time Missouri residents Thaddeus A. (Jr.) and Alyce Whayne and their family, especially documenting Thaddeus A. Whayne Jr.'s service during World War II and his family life afterward.

Dates: 1905 - 2008

William Lindsay White collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 608
Overview

The William Lindsay White Collection contains career correspondence and manuscripts of author and journalist William Lindsay White and his father, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and author William Allen White. Included also are papers of William Lindsay White's mother Sallie Lindsay White and of his grandparents, Dr. Allen White and Mary Ann Hatten White.

Dates: 1815 - 1983

Wint Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 201
Overview

Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.

Dates: 1877 - 1977

World War II letters of U. S. Army soldier William W. Billings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 774
Overview

Personal correspondence of William W. Billings, a native of Arkansas City (Cowley County), Kansas while serving in the United States Army during World War II. The collection's 242 cards and letters date from 1943 to 1946, while Billings was posted on the mainland and later in Hawaii, and consist chiefly of letters written from Billings to his Arkansas City family members.

Dates: May 1943-January 1946

Filtered By

  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 13
World War, 1939-1945 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 3
∨ more
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans 2
Women journalists 2
Women war correspondents 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American 2
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines. 2
Abilene (Kan.) -- History 1
African American families 1
Amateur radio stations -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945 1
Armories -- Kansas -- Hiawatha 1
Bentonville (Ark.) 1
Camp Joseph T. Robinson (Ark.) 1
Campaign literature -- Kansas 1
Carnival -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro 1
China -- History -- 1928-1937 1
Civil service -- Kansas 1
Communism 1
Dormitories 1
Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 1
Elections -- Kansas 1
Emporia (Kan.) -- History 1
Emporia gazette (Emporia, Kan. : 1892) 1
Essays 1
Hiawatha (Kan.) -- Description and travel 1
High school students -- Kansas -- Abilene 1
Horton (Kan.) 1
Japan -- History -- 20th century 1
Journalists -- Kansas 1
Journalists -- United States 1
Kansas -- History 1
Kansas -- Politics and government 1
Kirkwood (Mo.) 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 1
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History 1
Mathematicians -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Mexico -- History -- 1910-1946 1
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History 1
Norfolk (Neb.) -- History 1
Oral history -- Kansas 1
Ordnance -- Kansas -- Parsons -- Manufacture 1
Osage County (Kan.) -- History 1
Philippines -- History -- 1898- 1
Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945 1
Political rights -- United States 1
Pottawatomie County (Kan.) -- History 1
Prisoners of war -- Kansas -- Concordia 1
Ration books -- Kansas -- Specimens 1
Rationing -- United States 1
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Pictorial works 1
Sabetha (Kan.) 1
Sedalia (Mo.) 1
Sheet-metal work -- United States -- Design and construction 1
Slavery -- Caribbean Area -- History 1
Soldiers -- Kansas 1
South America 1
Teachers -- Correspondence 1
Troy (Kan.) 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Gunners 1
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
War correspondents -- United States 1
Wilson County (Kan.) -- History 1
Women -- Drama 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Journalists 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Kansas 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Marshall Islands 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Bomb reconnaissance 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Brazil 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe -- Pictorial works 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- United States 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hawaii 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Concordia -- Education and the war 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Concordia -- Prisoners and prisons 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Delphos 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Douglas County -- Pictorial works 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Emporia 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Neodesha -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Wilson County -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care 1
∧ less
 
Names
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 2
University of Kansas 2
Alexander family. 1
Alexander, Donald F., 1923-2004 1
Alexander, Raymond E., 1919-2002 1
∨ more
American Civil Liberties Union 1
Anderson, Roland Giles 1
Bales (Family : 1846- : Logan, KS) 1
Bales, Florence Alexander, 1893-1989 1
Bales, Katharine Kufahl, 1923- 1
Bales, Orin Roland, 1919- 1
Bales, Orin Roy, 1890-1966 1
Baur Family 1
Baur, E. Jackson (Edward Jackson), 1913-2001 1
Baur, Lillian Jacoby, 1912-1991 1
Billings family. 1
Billings, William W. (William Wilmer), 1924-1994 1
Bowers family 1
Brandt, Bert 1
Bruce, Margaret Penny, 1921-2019 1
Bryant, William Clark 1
Bushell, Dan 1
Bushell, Sherrill 1
Camp Concordia (Concordia, Kan.) 1
Carlson, Amy E., 1884-1976 1
Chilcott family 1
Clapper, Raymond, 1892-1944 1
Cleveland Plain Dealer (Firm) 1
Coffin, Fern Berniece 1
Coffin, James A., World War II veteran 1
Coffin, John R 1
Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies 1
Common Cause/Kansas 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Crafton, Allen, 1890- 1
Dachau (Concentration camp) 1
Dahl, Nancy Fort 1
Davis, Clifford T. 1
Democratic Socialists of America 1
Deviney, Ruth M. 1
Doherty family 1
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Dougherty family 1
Eberhart, Norman E. 1
Eberwein, Robert Vance 1
Emporia Garden Club (Emporia, Kan.) (Emporia, Kan.) 1
Farmer family. 1
Farmer, Lavern E., 1917- 1
Farmer, Roy C. 1
Farmer, Trella T. 1
Fastenau family. 1
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 1
Galbraith family 1
Gautt, Sandra W. (Sandra Whayne), 1943- 1
Goodman, Grant Kohn, 1924-2014 1
Hall, Frederick Lee, 1916-1970 1
Hamill, Mary Fort 1
Hercules Powder Company 1
Hiawatha Daily World (Newspaper) 1
Holiwell, Janis 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hulbert, Mary Allen, 1862-1939 1
Hungate family 1
Hungate, Carroll P., 1904-1981 1
Hungate, Mary Agnes, 1905-1996 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Herbert R. 1
Kansas Democrat (Newspaper) 1
Kansas Highway Patrol 1
Kansas Ordnance Plant (Parsons, Kan.) 1
Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives 1
Kansas. Militia 1
Kappelman, Glenn L. 1
Kay family. 1
Kay, John Rex, 1913- 1
Kay, Juliette Martin 1
Kean family. 1
Kellison, Stephen, 1947-2013 1
Kenneth Spencer Research Library 1
Kufahl family. 1
Kufahl, Bertha Fastenau, 1895-1989 1
Kufahl, Sylvester William, 1898-1978 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Laptad, Agnes T. 1
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Leary, Arlene 1
Leary, Richard K. 1
Leonard Wood (Ship) 1
Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.) 1
Lindenberger, Gerald L. 1
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 1
Miller, Howard Hale 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913 -1994 1
Overseas Press Club of America 1
Pippin family. 1
Pippin, George Max, 1921-1998 1
Pippin, Lafe, 1888- 1
Price, Cora Lee Beers, 1908-2004 1
Price, G. Baley (Griffith Baley), 1905-2006 1
∧ less
 
Language
German 3
Portuguese 1