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Elmer C. Jackson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 410
Overview The Elmer C. Jackson papers are those of a native Kansan and prominent Kansas City, Kansas attorney. Jackson was active in numerous local and national organizations, such as the National Bar Association, the Kansas Board of Regents, and Sigma Pi Phi.
Dates: 1896 - 1999

J. B. Watkins papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1
Overview Jabez Bunting Watkins (1845-1921), capitalist and entrepreneur in Lawrence, Kansas, built one of the largest farm mortgage businesses in the central United States during the last three decades of the 19th century. Most of these papers are business correspondence and records which chronicle the corporate life of J. B. Watkins and Company, the J. B. Watkins Land Mortgage Company, the Watkins Land Company, and various other businesses owned or controlled by J. B. Watkins. The bulk of the papers...
Dates: 1864 - 1946

Personal papers of James T. Jennings, Sr.

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 577
Overview This collection consists of a single unpublished manuscript autobiography written by James T. Jennings, Sr. It catalogues his personal family history, childhood memories, farming exploits, education, and life as a lawyer and later a judge in Kansas City, Missouri. Some scanned copies of photographs are included on the pages as well as handwritten annotations.
Dates: 1953 - 1959

Polly Lovitt biography

 Collection
Call Number: PP 584
Overview Spiral-bound biography of Althea "Polly" Lovitt (nee Owen), as written by her husband Tom. Additional materials include a slideshow of her life on CD and a pdf draft on CD of the same biography with amendments.
Dates: 2012