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Deane Emmet Ackers papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 237
Overview This collection of Deane Emmet Ackers papers contains official papers, certificates, and medals from Ackers' military service in World War I; two scrapbooks which document Ackers' long civilian career as a leader in the utility industry; and records of Ackers' death and funeral service.
Dates: 1912 - 1966

Dwight Eisenhower portrait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2812(f)
Overview A single color print of a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Portrait taken by Peter Berkeley. The portrait originally came with a note saying it was accompanied by a print of the law creating the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas.
Dates: undated [Between 1953 and 1961?]

Dwight Eisenhower speaking at Abilene, Kansas

 Collection — Case: 1
Call Number: KC AV 90
Overview Audio recording on phonograph of a speech given by Dwight Eisenhower, at this time Chief of Staff of the Army, about the end of World War II and the strength of the civilans after the soldiers coming home. Mention of war parade in Abilene, Kansas and that American values needed to be upheld after the war.
Dates: June 22, 1945

Materials regarding the creation of a Dwight Eisenhower monument

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 938
Overview This group of collected material contains photocopies of correspondence among Albert T. Reid, Charles Hanger, and Dwight Eisenhower regarding the creation of an Eisenhower monument in Abilene, Kansas, as well a reproductions of awards and recognitions bestowed on Dwight Eisenhower.
Dates: 1945

Papers of Harry Darby

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1345
Overview Harry Darby was an American politician from Kansas and served as a United States Senator for Kansas from December 2, 1949 to November 28, 1950. Darby also owned and operated the Darby Steel Corporation in Kansas City, Kansas, which built Landing Craft, Tanks (LCTs) used by the U.S. military during WWII. This collection includes business documents and correspondence, awards and honorary degrees, speeches, newsprint, correspondence between family members and politicians, event programs and...
Dates: 1878 - 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