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Alpha Delta Kappa, Tau Chapter records

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

Alvah and Mary Shelden collection

Call Number: RH MS 1018
Overview The Alvah and Mary Shelden Collection contains their 1879 to 1885 journal of activities as residents of El Dorado, Kansas, as well as autobiographical and biographical accounts of their lives as early settlers and teachers in Butler County, Kansas. A typescript of their journal is included.
Dates: 1879 - 1885

Autobiography of Minnie Mischke Peterson

Call Number: RH MS P426
Overview An autobiography by Minnie Mischke Peterson about her teaching experiences in Kansas from 1903 through 1948. The collection also contains a photograph of Minnie with two other teachers in Russell Springs, Kansas, and a negative of Russell Springs teachers at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dates: Other: 1903 - 1948

Blair Family papers

Call Number: RH MS 353
Overview The Blair family collection contains the papers of Amanda Meeker Blair and her daughter, Kate Blair Evans.
Dates: 1885 - 1966

Brydie R. Alsbrook papers

Call Number: RH MS 1132
Overview The Brydie R. Alsbrook papers are those of a native Kansas City, Kansan who worked as an educator for many years and was active in the community, especially at Church of the Ascension.
Dates: 1920 - 1988

Clara Perky papers related to teaching

Call Number: RH MS P117
Overview This collection contains Teacher's Certificates for Douglas County, Kansas, 1880-1895; Teacher's contracts, 1883-1890; letters of recommendation, 1885-1891; 2 personal letters, 1884, 1915; 7 poems; and 3 printed examinations.
Dates: 1880 - 1915

Dorothy Springer family collection

Call Number: RH MS P447
Overview This collection includes a history of the Stegeman family beginning with the arrival of William C. Stegeman in America in 1869, as written by Dorothy Springer. Stegeman was Springer's maternal grandfather. The collection also includes Springer's collected photographs of family, friends, and teachers in Abilene and Salina, Kansas.
Dates: Other: 1895, 1922-1927, undated

Elliott family papers

Call Number: RH MS 338
Overview The Elliott family papers consist of correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and memorabilia from a family that settled in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas soon after it opened for Euro-American settlement in 1854.
Dates: 1838 - 1976

Esther Buhler Paxton papers

Call Number: RH MS 863
Overview The papers of Esther Buhler Paxton, a graduate of the University of Kansas and long-time Lawrence, Kansas resident and piano teacher, consist chiefly of her membership records from the church and the masonic, social, and professional music organizations with which she was affiliated.
Dates: 1939 - 1990

First United Methodist Church records

Call Number: RH MS 804
Overview These records of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrence, Kansas, which date from 1877 to 1971, also include records generated under the church's earlier name, the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Lawrence. Included are records of church finances, members, marriages, funerals, baptisms, conferences, activities of the church's Loyal Ladies Class, its Epworth League of junior members, and special events in the church's history.
Dates: 1877 - 1971

Florence Akin collection

Call Number: RH MS P853
Overview Florence Akin was born in Franklin County, Kansas, where she taught for many years and served as County Superintendent of Schools. This collection contains her published obituary and a photograph of her, as well as Miss Akin's written thoughts on county school supervision, composed soon after her election as County Superintendent.
Dates: 1921

Grace R. Clark papers

Call Number: RH MS P714
Overview These papers of Grace R. Clark, an Arkansas City, Kansas piano teacher, church organist, and choir director, include clippings, photographs, and other mementos from her life and from the lives of her Clark family members.
Dates: 1930 - 1967

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

Henry M. Rudesill Papers

Call Number: RH MS 1267
Overview The Henry M. Rudesill Papers are letters of a Hutchinson, Kansas musician and music teacher, mostly from Rudesill's mother, Henrietta "Nettie" (Daykin) Rudesill.
Dates: 1893 - 1898

Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance records

Call Number: RH MS 543
Overview This collection includes correspondence, newsletters, financial and membership records, program/event documents, meeting minutes and other administrative documentation, and convention materials from the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD).
Dates: 1936 - 2015

Kansas Women Schoolteachers Project records

Call Number: RH MS 872
Overview This collection, created from a Kansas Committee for the Humanities grant project conducted by the Kenneth Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection, focuses on the history and influence of women schoolteachers in Kansas. Outcomes from the grant project included an exhibit ("Kansas Women Schoolteachers: Yesterday and Today") and several panel discussions with members of the public interacting with humanities scholars around the state. The collection contains bibliographies; copies of county...
Dates: 1981 - 1982

Kappa Kappa Iota Nu Conclave and Rho Conclave records

Call Number: RH MS 908
Overview This collection contains minutes, scrapbooks, and directories of the Lawrence, Kansas chapters (the Nu Conclave and the Rho Conclave) of Kappa Kappa Iota, a national sorority for women teachers. Also included are directories issued by Kappa Kappa Iota's Kansas Conclave (Gamma State), listing all Kansas chapters of the sorority.
Dates: 1958 - 2000

Kate Warthen Searcy papers

Call Number: RH MS 34
Overview Kate (Warthen) Searcy was an early homesteader in western Kansas, in addition to being a schoolteacher, author, and newspaper editor. This collection includes her family correspondence and some records related to her career, as well as photographs and other personal materials.
Dates: 1853-1953 (bulk 1882-1926)

Lilly Harner Caldwell papers

Call Number: RH MS 1119
Overview Lilly Harner Caldwell attended and taught in schools in Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas. These papers include some of her grade cards as a child and teacher contracts and certificates from the late 1890s as well as a photograph album.
Dates: 1887 - 1898

Maggie Herrington journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P428
Overview Maggie Herrington's journal of her experiences during the year 1867 as part of a school assignment and two pieces of correspondence between the Watkins Community Museum of Lawrence, Kansas, and Lida Mattman, Maggie Herrington's granddaughter, dated 1979.
Dates: 1867

Mary Elsie Rose Kirby papers

Call Number: RH MS 286
Overview This collection includes the personal and professional papers of Mary Elsie (Rose) Kirby, a school teacher and administrator who lived in several areas of Kansas throughout her life. The collection also includes some family photographs and papers.
Dates: 1908 - 1972

Merrill Ross collection

Call Number: RH MS P558
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other items related to Merrill Ross' education career in Topeka, Kansas and to his time with the Tuskegee Airmen training program during World War II.
Dates: approximately 1944-1977

Minnie Bowen Allen photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 42
Overview Minnie Bowen Allen was an education leader in southeast Kansas. The collection contains photographs concerning Garfield School and events around Iola, Kansas. The collection also contains a short biogrpahy of Minnie's life up to 1967.
Dates: 1904 - 1927

Morris and Masterson family papers

Call Number: RH MS 287
Overview The collection consists of originals and xeroxes of obituaries, photographs, wedding notices, and other family history materials covering two generations from 1840-1961, and genealogical charts going back to the eighteenth century. There are also some notes of Rachel Chamness Morris relating family history, family photographs, David Morris's account book, and three books of songs and poetry belonging to members of the family.
Dates: 1846 - 1961

Olive Carr Strachan photographs

Call Number: RH PH 39
Overview The collection contains modern black and white reprints of photographs pertaining to Olive Carr's teaching career in Eudora, Kansas and her parents' wedding portraits.
Dates: 1880, 1913-1914

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