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Alexander L. Boyle artworks

Call Number: PP 548
Overview Alexander Boyle taught in the design department at the University of Kansas from 1953-1992. The collection includes items in various stages of creation and reproduction from Boyle's art. Boyle's focuses were birds in wildlife, traditional Aztec/Mesoamerican art, and buildings on the campus of the University of Kansas. His works depicting the Campanile and the old Fraser Hall are included.
Dates: 1965 - 1992

Arthur F. McClure papers

Call Number: RH MS 1131
Overview The Arthur F. McClure papers consist primarily of collected publications and photographs. The older portion of the collection (papers dating from 1872-1934 and photographs) belonged to the father, who was a printer. The newer portion of the collection (Arthur McClure II papers) belonged to the son, who taught history at Central Missouri State University and shares the same name. The Arthur McClure II papers include correspondence and historical information mainly regarding University of...
Dates: 1872 - 1991

Basketball Coach's records

Call Number: RG 66/13/3
Overview This series, from the Athletics Department record group at the University of Kansas, consists of correspondence and related materials from the basketball coach's office when Forrest C. "Phog" Allen held the position. It also contains records from Allen's position as head of the Department of Physical Education, a position he held concurrently for several years. Topics include but are not limited to basketball conferences and tournaments; coaching schools; committees with which Allen worked;...
Dates: 1933 - 1955

C. J. Moore collection

Call Number: RH MS A8
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, a few prints, and C.J. Moore's catalogs of photographs he took. Photographic subjects include buildings and town views of Oketo, Marshall County, La Cygne, Linn County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; the University of Kansas in Lawrence; family portraits and vacation snapshots in the Midwest and Northeast of the United States; and other topics. The photographs mostly date from the 1890s-1920s; the volumes include information about...
Dates: 1893-1946 (bulk 1893-1922)

Charles and Karen Tidwell Collection

Call Number: RH MS 1287
Overview The collection primarily documents Charles Tidwell's athletic achievements as a student at the University of Kansas. Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, programs, publications, and photographs.
Dates: 1937 - 1995

Clayton M. Crosier collection

Call Number: RH PH 1
Overview This colection includes photographic images of railroad bridges, rivers, and bridge construction scenes collected by Clayton M. Crosier and dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection also includes papers pertaining to the radio program "International Conversations," sponsored by the Kansas Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), of which Crosier was the executive secretary in the 1950s-1960s.
Dates: 1871-1930, 1953-1968

Curriculum of the Prisoner of War Camp (Concordia, Kansas)

Call Number: RH MS 240
Overview Course outlines for University of Kansas courses conducted in 1945 for German soldiers held as prisoners of war at Camp Concordia (Concordia, Kansas) during World War II.
Dates: 1945

Delano E. Lewis papers

Call Number: RH MS 1075
Overview The Delano E. Lewis papers are those of a Kansas native who was President and CEO of C & P Telephone (Washington, D.C.) and later became President of National Public Radio.
Dates: 1960 - 2004

Douglas County Historical Society manuscript collections

Call Number: RH MS 84
Overview The Douglas County Historical Society was organized in 1933 by a group headed by Professor F. N. Raymond of the University of Kansas. This collection consists of manuscript and printed materials from a variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations associated with the history of Douglas County, Kansas, from its territorial settlment period of the 1850s through much of the 20th century, deposited by the Douglas County Historical Society with the Spencer Research Library.
Dates: approximately 1789-1980s

Dr. C. Kermit Phelps papers

Call Number: RH MS 687
Overview The Papers of Dr. C. Kermit Phelps are those of a native Kansan who became a leader in the field of clinical psychology.
Dates: 1955 - 1997

Family History database project related to in-migration to Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 161
Overview This project originated as part of the course requirements for History 8, United States History, 1865 to the Present, taught by William Juhnke, in an effort to build a database related to in-migration to Kansas. The collection has since been added to by Mark Rose.
Dates: 1974 - 1978

Greene B. Buster papers

Call Number: RH MS 512
Overview The Greene B. Buster papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident and career historian. For forty years, Buster taught history and was vice principal at Kansas City, Kansas' Sumner High School.
Dates: 1902 - 1974

Harvey family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1152
Overview The Harvey Family Papers are those of a long time Kansas farming family headed by David and Rebecca Harvey. The papers focus on the Harvey's three sons, Sherman (a lawyer), Grant (a doctor), and Edward (a farmer), all of whom graduated from the University of Kansas.
Dates: 1913 - 1977

Helen Pieper University of Kansas memoribilia

Call Number: RH MS 1213
Overview This collection contains yearbooks, tickets and pamphlets to school activities Helen Pieper collected while attending the University of Kansas.
Dates: 1928 - 1932

J. W. Miller papers

Call Number: RH MS 960
Overview J.W. (John W.) Miller (1872-1945) owned a hardware store at 627 Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Kansas during the 1920s to the 1940s. He also lived with his family on Louisiana Street, and owned several apartment buildings there. Aside from his entrepreneurial activities he also participated in the Benevolent Order of Elks Lodge #595, serving as the treasurer during 1930. His daughter Wilma R. Miller (1902-1988) was a 1924 graduate of the University of Kansas. She maintained the farm...
Dates: 1914 - 1988

James Bibb papers

Call Number: RH MS 1027
Overview James W. Bibb served as the Budget Director for the state of Kansas, and later as the Business and Fiscal Affairs officer at the University of Kansas. This collection includes articles and publications regarding budgetmaking at state and university levels, some authored by Bibb; personal correspondence; and documents regarding university programming, lecture notes, speeches, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dates: 1950 - 1987

John D. Montgomery papers

Call Number: RH MS 961
Overview These papers of Kansas journalist and political leader John D. Montgomery consist of clippings, correspondence, and photographs from his student years at the University of Kansas, where he was business manager of the University's student newspaper and captain of the boxing team. Included are photographs of Montgomery's boxing coach, Tommy Dixon, and a photograph of the "Ku Ku Klan," a 1920s pep club, of which Montgomery was not a member.
Dates: 1922 - 1925

John Lee papers

Call Number: RH MS 1428
Overview This collection contains drawings and designs done by John Lee during his time as a practicing architect, materials that relate to his time teaching at the University of Kansas, and his involvement in building restoration around downtown Lawrence, Kansas, particularly his involvment in the restoration of the Union Pacific Depot. This collection also includes materials from his bicycling hobby and influence in a cycling club on KU's campus.
Dates: 1989 - 1996

John Thomas Johnson papers

Call Number: RH MS 164
Overview John Thomas Johnson worked as a freelance reporter, primarily for the Topeka Capital-Journal, and as a stringer for Time magazine, the Wichita Eagle-Beacon, the Kansas City Star-Times, and United Press International. This collection includes notes compiled while he was reporting in Lawrence, Kansas, 1970, and outlines, notes, etc., for a proposed book to be jointly authored with James P. Girard. A later addition to the collection contains materials related to his work for Time-Life in El...
Dates: 1970 - 1994

Kansas Board of Regents records

Call Number: RG 1
Overview This collection is comprised of the records of the Kansas Board of Regents, appointed by the Governor of Kansas, which oversees the state's seven public universities, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges.
Dates: 1865 - 2010

Kansas Public Housing photographs

Call Number: RH PH 27
Overview Photographs of conditions at a housing project in Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1969

Letters from Sara Robinson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P141
Overview Sara Robinson's letters to Phebe Stone, her sister-in-law, were written while her husband Charles Robinson was in California. Her letters to Frank Blackmar mention a history written about the University of Kansas, events at the University, books about Kansas, property holdings and taxes, and farm management and expenses.
Dates: 1850 - 1909

Lou Charno photographs

Call Number: RH PH 45
Overview This collection includes a photoprint series of University of Kansas alumni by Lou Charno, who used a dye transfer process invented in 1869 to produce the images. The photographs were published in an exhibition guide, Gallery of Outstanding Kansans, 1986. The collection also includes 4x6 black and white prints and negatives of several demolished or disintegrating properties around Lawrence, Kansas, taken in 2002.
Dates: 1986, 2002

Margaret Verhage collection

Call Number: RH MS P967
Overview Collection of four books owned by Margaret Verhage or family members, related to faternal organizations and the University of Kansas.
Dates: 1892 - 1951

Martha Peterson papers

Call Number: RH MS 953
Overview Jamestown, Kansas native Martha Peterson (1916-2006) served as Dean of Women at the University of Kansas and the University of Wisconsin, President of Barnard College, New York, and President of Beloit College, Wisconsin. Peterson, the first woman to serve on the board of ExxonMobil, also served on many other corporate boards. This collection of her papers reflects these activities, as well as her personal and family history. The collection includes professional and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1830-2007 (bulk 1916-2006)

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