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23rd Street and Alabama Intersection, Lawrence, Kansas, photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2787
Overview This collection consists of 8 black and white photographs taken of the intersection of 23rd and Alabama St. in Lawrence, Kansas in 1968.
Dates: 1968

93rd Annual Conference and Workshop Program.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P418

724 Alabama Street, Lawrence, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2809
Overview One original black and white photographic print and three later copies of a child, Alberta White, standing in front of the house located at 724 Alabama Street in Lawrence, Kansas. The house is thought to have been where Mary Patterson Langston, Langston Hughes' grandmother, lived, though the 1907 and 1911 Lawrence city directories list her address as 732 Alabama.
Dates: approximately 1926

837 Maine Street, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS S33
Overview This drawing is primarily of the landscaping details of the Ransopher residence, 837 Maine St., Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: between 1982 and 1988?

1142 Rhode Island Architectural Drawings Collection

Call Number: RH MS S31
Overview Floor plans and elevations of the Craig Patterson residence at 1142 Rhode Island, Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1990?

1951 Flood in Lawrence and Topeka

Call Number: RH PH 113
Overview This collection contains views of the 1951 flood in Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas.
Dates: approximately 1951

1951 Flood - Lawrence and Kansas City, Kansas photographs

Call Number: RH PH 172
Overview This collection includes photographs from the 1951 flood that swept over Lawrence and Kansas City, Kansas. Includes photographs of the Kaw River at the height of the flood, rescue parties in North Lawrence, sailors and U.S. Air Force personnel from the Olathe Air Station sandbagging to control the flood waters, parachuting in medical supplies over the University of Kansas, and views of flooded areas in Lawrence. The collection also includes shots of industrial and business areas under water...
Dates: July 1951

1970 political campaigns collection

Call Number: RH MS 1453
Overview Materials relating to the 1970 election campaign cycle in Kansas and Missouri. Includes candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties. Majority of materials relate directly to the 1970 political primary.
Dates: 1970

A 1493 copy of Khamsa written by Niẓāmī Ganjavī

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E47
Overview Khamsah [The five poems]
Dates: 1493

A catalogue of the library of the Right Honorable Charles William Earl of Charleville

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D135
Overview Library catalogue of the library of the Right Honorable Charles William Earl of Charleville at his residence near Tullamoore, Ireland, dating from 1825-1826.
Dates: 1825 - 1826

A City plan for Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P695
Overview A 92-page city plan for the community of Lawrence, Kansas, prepared in 1930 by the Kansas City-based architectural landscape firm of Hare and Hare. The report includes recommendations regarding streets and transportation, public properties, schools, and zoning.
Dates: 1930

A collection of papers relative to Bread, and setting the Assize thereof, and several Tables, which have been made for that purpose.

Call Number: MS B62
Overview A collection of papers relative to bread, and setting the assize thereof, and several tables, which have been made for that purpose.
Dates: before 1768

A copy of the Tatler annotated and extra-illustrated by Weeden Butler

Call Number: MS E241
Overview A complete set of the original issues of the Tatler British society magazine, dating from April 12, 1709- January 2, 1710, with the addition of interleaved manuscript annotations and published items. Loose items have been removed to MS P553.
Dates: 1709-1711; 1713; 1792

A. Dill's history of Haskell Indian Institute

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P727
Overview On the eve of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Haskell Indian Institute, A. Dill reflects on the history of Haskell and the celebratory pageant set to take place.
Dates: approximately 1934

A directory of Kansas artists

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D49
Overview Kansas artists; an alphabetical list with a classification by subjects, method, and medium, short biographies and opinions about the artists. Lawrence, Kansas, 1943.
Dates: 1948

A. Doyle Moore collection

Call Number: MS 357
Overview This collection consists of correspondence to A. Doyle Moore, mostly from or about Ronald Johnson, and production or "flat" files for various projects Moore's Finial Press created for Johnson or that Moore designed for Johnson. There is also a small amount of correspondence from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Moore.
Dates: 1967 - 1988

A Foundation for Kansas City Jazz

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P899
Overview In "A Foundation for Kansas City Jazz" (May 3, 2010), author Lucas Homer analyzes the relationship between jazz music and place within the African American community in Kansas City. Homer authored this paper as an undergraduate student (2007-) in music and American studies at the University of Kansas. This file also contains biographical information on Etta Moten Barnett and Claude Albert Barnett.
Dates: 2010

"A groan from the lobby of the Old Bailey"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P703
Overview The verse, "A groan from the lobby of the Old Bailey", tells of the difficulty of dealing with the crowds and being allowed to enter the courtroom at the Old Bailey in London, England. Penciled notes on the leaf attribute the verse to Captain William Dawes Malton (flourished 1856-1884) and ascribe the occasion as the trial of Palmer. Malton, a military man and author, probably wrote this verse on the occasion of the trial of Samuel Palmer in May 1856.
Dates: May 26, 1856

A history of Argentine (Kansas City, Kan.) and Argentine High School

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P380
Overview Carbon copy of a history of Argentine, Kan. from 1880 to 1963 and of Argentine High School from 1884 to 1965. Argentine became part of Kansas City, Kan. in 1910.
Dates: 1965

A letter to "Dear Sir George" from Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P194
Overview A letter to "Dear Sir George" (mourning) from Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte (1848-1940), English historian and archivist who served as Deputy Keeper of the Public Records from 1886-1926. The letter is 4 pages on Public Records Office letterhead paper.
Dates: July 27, 1910

"A list of books published by Edmund Curll, 1706-1714" and related papers

Call Number: MS 218
Overview Scholar's archives, unbound (typed draft bio/bibliography, with typed and MS notes, correspondence, clippings, etc): publishing history. Records related to Ruhe's research into the Edmund Curll collection at the University of Kansas' Kenneth Spencer Research Library in the Special Collections.
Dates: 1675-1747; 1956; 1959-1972

A map of the vicinity of Lawrence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH Map Q97
Scope and Contents Map was made by Hoad during 1897-98, his senior year at KU in civil engineering. It was published by the KU Country Club. For Hoad's letters describing how he made the map, see RH MS P71.
Dates: 1898

A. Metcalfe Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P705
Overview On stationery with an illustration (published by A. Metcalfe) of East Retford Railway Station at the head, A. Metcalfe, bookseller, writes a question to an unknown publisher or editor. Metcalfe wants to know if light and shade shown by pencil or ink is considered to be a drawing or painting.
Dates: April 16, 1850

A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D64
Overview This volume contains an essay written by Robert Hackenberg which chronicles the history and development of the town of Nicodemus located in Graham County. Nicodemus was one of the first black colonies established in the state of Kansas after the Emancipation Proclamation.Also included in the back of the volume are three newspaper clippings from 1959 about the town of Nicodemus and its inhabitants. Two of the clippings relate the history of the town through the 1950s. The third...
Dates: 1918

A River Running West literary archive

Call Number: RH MS 981
Overview This collection consists of book page proofs and research materials related to Donald Worster's book, A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell, published in 2001. The book focuses on 19th century Western United States explorer and environmental conservationist John Wesley Powell, particularly on his 1869 Colorado River expedition.
Dates: [before 2001]

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