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1951 Flood in Lawrence and Topeka

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

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

Account of killing of Larkin Milton Skaggs, a Quantrill raider

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P118
Overview Account of eye witness J. M. Henry of Lawrence who saw the killing of Skaggs; gives circumstantial account of capture and execution of Quantrill sic] raider.
Dates: 1915

Adair family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 996
Overview This collection includes the papers of Asa and Emma Adair of Ellis, Ellis County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, their children and extended families from 1848-1985. Composed primarily of correspondence, there are also photographs, legal documents, University of Kansas and Bowersock Theatre programs, and other printed material.
Dates: 1848-1985

Alpha Delta Kappa, Tau Chapter records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 146
Overview Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary teacher's sorority. The collection consists of correspondence, chapter meeting reports, rosters, convention programs and other miscellaneous papers, and scrapbooks that include photographs of members, newspaper clippings, programs, and other memorabilia.
Dates: 1954 - 1982

Alvin Daniel Dahlene papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 274
Overview This collection deals principally with Alvin Dahlene's participation in the game of horseshoes.
Dates: 1906 - 1978

An Early Stone Church: the English Lutheran Church, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P713
Overview A history of the establishment and the architecture of the English Lutheran Church (later the Trinity Lutheran Church) of Lawrence, Kansas, written by Cathy Ambler, December 1990. Ambler's history of the church was produced as a student paper for a University of Kansas course in Architecture.
Dates: December 1990

Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales Family Papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many letters...
Dates: 1855-1989

Barber family (Lawrence, Kansas) letter to the Lawrence Journal-World

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P253
Overview The Barber family is discussed, and special mention is made of one Thomas Barber, who was murdered in Lawrence. His story is recounted in a fictional work entitled, The Surveyor (See Kansas Collection, KB H2 B813), by Truman Nelson, a book about John Brown.
Dates: June 8, 1961

Biography of a city: Lawrence, Kansas videotapes

 Collection
Call Number: RH Video 9
Overview Dennis Domer, professor of architecture at the University of Kansas, presented a course on the history of Lawrence, Kansas, entitled, Biography of a City: Lawrence. These 15 videotapes of the course were produced by KU's Division of Continuing Education.
Dates: 1998

Bishop Vail house (Lawrence, Kansas) papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P825
Overview These papers, a gift of University of Kansas professors Frances and Floyd R. Horowitz, concern the history of their former Lawrence, Kansas residence at 505 Ohio Street as the home of Thomas Hubbard Vail, the first Episcopal bishop of Kansas. The papers, all of which are photocopies of original documents, include correspondence between Bishop Vail's grandson, Thomas Hubbard Vail Motter, and Grace (Mrs. Fritz) Heider, when she and her husband occupied the former Vail home in the early 1950s....
Dates: 1870; 1951-1954

Brief history of businesses in Lawrence, Kansas operating in 1883

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P199
Overview The leading industries of Lawrence, Kansas. A review of the manufacturing, commercial, real estate, and other important interests, together with a historical sketch. A valuable guide to the industries of the historic city of Kansas. Lawrence, Commercial and Manufacturing Publishing Co., 1883.
Dates: 1883

Brinton Webb Woodward records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D129
Overview This collection consists of diaries, some of Woodward's writings, and clippings and greeting cards collected by the Woodward family, who moved to Lawrence, Kansas during the territorial era.
Dates: 1841 - 1921

Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 898
Overview This collection consists of survey forms which contain a history and architectural decription for each of 229 historic buildings in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. The survey content was compiled in 1993 by Deon Wolfenbarger (Three Gables Preservation) for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey, a project for which she was commissioned by the City of Lawrence and the Lawrence Historic Resources Commission.
Dates: August 16, 1993

Cathy Fullenwider's paper for History of the Book class titled, "Early printing in Lawrence, Kansas"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P359
Overview Photocopy of a class paper written for an History of the Book class at the University of Kansas in 1980. The paper covers printing from 1854 to approximately 1863.
Dates: 1980

Centennial reminiscences, or, My stories about Lawrence.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P463
Overview Seaman's reminiscence concentrates primarily on her memories of Lawrence at the turn of the 19th century. The collection includes a photocopy of the original handwritten manuscript and a complete typed transcription.
Dates: 1883 - 1969

Chandler Worth Stephenson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B55
Overview This collection contains a complete record kept by Reverend Chandler Worth Stephenson of his daily activities and expenses for over a 50 year period, while he lived in Kansas, Michigan, and Ohio. The collection includes his diaries as well as loose papers removed from his diaries.
Dates: 1869 - 1921

Charles Stough papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 894
Overview Charles D. Stough was a prominent member of the Lawrence, Kansas community. This collection consists of his papers from his time as city attorney, as well as material related to his leadership with the Kansas and Douglas County American Revolution Bicentennial Commissions and involvement with the Douglas County Historical Society, his work with Save the Tallgrass Prairie, In. (STP) and the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), and materials related to the Lawrence Friends of the...
Dates: 1919 - 1988

Chronology of public transit in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P364
Overview Photocopy of paper on Lawrence public transit, 1871-1980, including a series of maps which indicate public transportation routes
Dates: 1981

City Directory of Lawrence, 1855

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS E2
Overview An 1855 directory of property owners in Lawrence, Kansas Territory, arranged by street and lot number.
Dates: 1855

Clenece Hills papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1022
Overview This collection consists of materials related to Clenece Hills' teaching career as well as her interests and activities in the Lawrence, Kan. community. The collection also includes family and genealogical information, information from when her husband James was faculty adviser to the Haskell Indian Nations University student newspaper, and information from Mildred Seaman.
Dates: 1926 - 2015

Collection of George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P132
Overview Biography of George Ellis written in 1953 by Howard C. Raynesford titled George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry. Ellis served as Lieutenant in the Kansas Infantry during the Civil War and was killed in battle. Ellis County and the town of Ellis in Kansas was named in his honor. Also included is a genealogy of the Ellis family, a photograph, and a photocopy of his military commission. Raynesford also gives a brief account of the...
Dates: 1862, 1953

Conrad G. Creitz papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P265
Overview Conrad Creitz was a University of Kansas student in the middle and late 1960's. The collection consists of scattered notes on SDS [Students for a Democratic Society] activities in the spring of 1966, a list of right-wing organizations in Houston, Texas, SDS membership card, May 2nd movement membership cards, and a clipping from SDS New Left Notes.
Dates: 1966

Correspondence between Oscar G. Richards and William E. Connelley

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P136
Overview Richards and William Connelley corresponded about territorial history in Kansas. Richards, who participated in the border wars (1854-1861), recounted the events for Connelley, a historian. The letters, dated 1902-1909, were written approximately 50 years after the events. Connelley and Richards were specifically interested in detailing the border war involvement of Richards, James Lane, John Brown, William Quantrill, and Governor Robinson, mostly in Lawrence and Lecompton, Kansas and the...
Dates: 1902 - 1909

Correspondence from Marcus Parrott to his Dayton, Ohio family members

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS 554
Overview The collection contains thirty-four letters written by Marcus Parrott to his Dayton, Ohio family members. The letters date from April 7, 1851 to April 28, 1862, and are arranged chronologically.

Also included are, a brief handwritten statement by [Laurette?] Parrott [Irvin?] regarding the collection content, and an offprint of a published 1865 sermon by Phillips Brooks, delivered at the time of Abraham Lincoln's death.
Dates: 1851 - 1862

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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 -- Personal narratives 4
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Bonner Springs (Kan.) 1
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Names
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 14
University of Kansas 13
Brown, John, 1800-1859 5
Ambler, Cathy 3
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 3
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Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 3
Haskell Institute 3
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 3
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office 3
Learnard, Mary S., 1842-1932 3
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 3
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center 2
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 2
Council of Social Agencies (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Davis, Adela Hunt, 1824-1906 2
Davis, Emma Stubbs, 1885-1942 2
Davis, Samuel Hunt, 1848-1938 2
Delaware Tribe of Indians 2
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 2
Eldridge, Shalor Winchell, 1816-1899 2
Elliott, Robert Gaston 2
Enslinger, Dennis 2
First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Grover, Joel, 1825-1879 2
Hastie family. 2
Hasty family. 2
Hesper Academy (Hesper, Kan.) 2
Lawrence (Kan.) 2
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 2
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 2
Leavenworth, Lawrence, and Galveston Railroad Company 2
Miller, Shelley 2
Morrow, Robert, 1825-1912 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Oak Hill Cemetery (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Rice, Harry Nicholas, 1951-1970 2
Rowe, Elfriede Fischer 2
Scott, W. W. (William W.) 2
University of Kansas Country Club 2
Watson, Mildred Davis 2
Abbott, James Burnett, 1818-1897 1
Acme Manganese Mining Company (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Adair family 1
Adair, Asa Rogers 1
Adair, Emma May Keyser, 1865-1952 1
Adair, Hugh Rogers, 1889-1971 1
Agnew family 1
Alexander family. 1
Alford family 1
Allison, Isadora Augusta Johnson 1
Alpha Delta Kappa. Tau chapter (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Alpha Phi 1
Altenbernd, Kerry 1
Anderson, Arthur J., 1863-1942 1
Anderson, Margaret L., 1895-1976 1
Anderson, Samuel Brooks, 1825-1907 1
Anderson, William T., 1840-1864 1
Andrews, John Albion 1
Archibald family 1
Archibald, John Christie, 1812-1860 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Asbury, Robert Fossett 1
Asher, Kathleen 1
Baldridge family 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
Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
Barber family. 1
Barber, Thomas W., 1814-1855 1
Barnhart family. 1
Benjamin, David, 1963- 1
Bernard family. 1
Berry, G. W. (George W.) 1
Bismark Fair (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Boss of the Bay Mining Company 1
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 1
Branson, Jacob 1
Brodhead, Ross 1
Brooks, Paul R., Mrs. 1
Bullene, Lathrop, 1826-1915 1
Bumgardner, Edward, 1865- 1
Business and Professional Women's Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Carney family 1
Carpenter, Louis, 1829-1863 1
Chapman family 1
Choctaw Nation 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Hiram C. 1
Clarke, Edith M., 1870-1957 1
Clarke, Florence 1
Clarke, Martha 1
Clason, Barbara E., 1916-1990 1
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Language
English 209
German 2
Multiple languages 2