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Ben Hibbs papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 191
Overview Ben Hibbs was born in Fontana, Kansas in 1901. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism in 1923. He then edited several Kansas newspapers before becoming an editor at the Saturday Evening Post and then Reader's Digest. He was a friend of former President Dwight Eisenhower and edited his writings. Hibbs died in 1975 of leukemia. This collection of his papers contains correspondence, manuscripts, periodicals, writing samples, academic documents, and photographs.
Dates: 1918-1975

Benjamin Day papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 502
Overview Benjamin Day served as an educator and principal in the Leavenworth, Kansas, school system for thirty one years before becoming a City Council member and the city's first African American mayor. The collection contains material relating to his service to the city, as well as his involvment in other community organizations.
Dates: 1966 - 1981

Benjamin Disraeli collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P23
Overview This collection, assembled from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff, includes two letters and an autograph by Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British Prime Minister and the Earl of Beaconsfield.
Dates: 1865, [before 1876], undated

Benjamin Harrison letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P341
Overview Letter from Benjamin Harrison to Albert H. Horton thanking Horton for his congratulations on Harrison's election as U.S. President.
Dates: Nov. 26, 1888

Benjamin Ladd Wiley diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P450
Overview A typed transcription of a diary kept by Benjamin Ladd Wiley on his march from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, with the First Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Company. The diary covers a period during the Mexican-American War, from July 6 through December 22, 1847. In his daily entries, Wiley notes the number of miles traveled that day, quality of the camping site, and weather conditions. As the company gets further south, his entries begin to include an occasional Spanish word...
Dates: 1847

Benjamin Robert Haydon Clipping Book

 Collection
Call Number: MS 305
Overview Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786-1846, was an English historical painter and author. This clipping book contains items from the first half of the 19th century, including printed reviews of Haydon's art works, printed essays and letters to the editor by Haydon, letters to Haydon, and handwritten copies of quotations and verse.
Dates: 1813 - 1846

Bernice McFarland papers

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Call Number: RH MS 991
Overview Bernice McFarland was a Lawrence, Kansas native, University of Kansas graduate, and member of the Home Study Club. She spent much of her adult life away from Kansas. This collection of her papers includes her own personal records as well as the Van Tries family.
Dates: 1910 - 1983

Bert Nash family papers, including papers of Luther Bittle Bushong

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Call Number: RH MS 731
Overview Bert Allen Nash (d. 1947) was an educational psychologist at the University of Kansas. Nash was particularly interested in the study and remedy of child welfare agencies in Kansas, and was active in the Lawrence, Kansas community. In 1950, in recognition of Nash's contributions, the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center was established in Lawrence. The collection contains personal papers of Nash and his family, as well as his father-in-law Luther Bittle Bushong, and includes correspondence,...
Dates: 1910 - 1974

Bertha (Bachle) Hunnius correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P171
Overview A letter written in German dated December 6, 1894, to Bertha Bachle from (_____ ) Helene. Bertha Bachle was married to Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius, a civil engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who surveyed throughout the West and Southwest.
Dates: 1894

Beschreibung einer (neuen) Buchszenmeisterey

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E31
Overview A treatise written by Josephus Furthenbach (or Joseph Furttenbach) on firearms and fireworks, with ten leaves at end concerned with surveying instruments used for planning fortifications.
Dates: 1634?

Bessie Wilson photographs

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Call Number: RH PH P2832
Overview A collection of photographs from the family of Bessie Wilson. Includes two photographs of the 9th Cavalry band, a photograph of a father and his two daughters with the label "Wilson Family," a photograph of five African American men, and a large group photograph in front of the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.
Dates: approximately 1920s-1960s

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Leavenworth, Kan.) papers

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Call Number: RH MS P876
Overview The Papers of Bethel A.M.E. Church of Leavenworth, Kansas are those of an African American church in Leavenworth, which is one of the earliest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.
Dates: 1920, 1949

Bethel College, Newton, Kansas negatives

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Call Number: RH PH 528
Overview This collection contains photographic negatives of people and buildings relating to Bethel College in Newton, Kansas. Most of the photographs were taken between approximately 1945 and 1955, but many are copies of older photographs, including cabinet cards. The negatives came in a numbered sequence, which has been retained.
Dates: between 1945 and 1955

Betty Lou (Tucker) Majure papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P758
Overview This collection includes material collected by Michigan Valley, Kansas native Betty Lou (Tucker) Majure including a Michigan Valley High School yearbook, 1938 and photos of a church, a home, and a barn.
Dates: 1938

Beverly Boyd papers

 Collection
Call Number: PP 489
Overview This collection includes papers related to Brooklyn College and her work at the University of Kansas.
Dates: 1957 - 1995

Beverly Boyd Research on Philippine Duchesne

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Call Number: RH MS 1305
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, letters, photographs, articles, books, and other materials pertaining to Saint Philippine Duchesne, from research conducted by Beverly Boyd, a former English Department faculty member at the University of Kansas who has written extensively about the saint. The collection includes information relating to Duchesne's life and accomplishments as well as her canonization in 1988 and interest about and insight into her life from a variety of cultures.
Dates: 1818 - 2013

B.F. Williams & Son General Merchandise records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 990
Overview B.F. Williams and Son General Merchandise operated in Woodston, Kansas throughout the 1920s-1940s. This collection includes an expense/income ledger and customer account book, as well as a folder of loose material.
Dates: 1920s-1940s

Bibliography of cartography by Philip Lee Phillips

 Collection
Call Number: MS D197
Overview "Bibliography of cartography or A descriptive list of books and magazine articles relating to maps, map-makers and views," by Philip Lee Phillips, F.R.G.S., Chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. The volumes appear to be a 1920 version of Phillips' typescript, heavily annotated in various hands with additional information and editing marks. They include references to "Supplement" and have at least one manuscript addition with the date 1928.
Dates: 1920, 1928

Bill Mayer correspondence

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Call Number: RH MS 1386
Overview Correspondence from Bill Mayer while in Army Air Force training as a bomber crewman. Includes one "V mail" sent from England in April of 1945; all other letters are from bases located in the United States.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Bill "Whitey" Sanders editorial cartoon sketches

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS R251
Overview Bill "Whitey" Sanders was an editorical cartoonist for the Kansas City Star newspaper from 1963-1967 before beginning a 24-year career with the Milwaukee Journal. This collection consists of 14 charcoal sketches done by Sanders during a visit to the University of Kansas School of Journalism.
Dates: 1964

Billy Q. McCray papers

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Call Number: RH MS 430
Overview The Billy Q. McCray papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who served in both the Kansas House of Representatives and the Kansas Senate before becoming director of the Kansas Department of Economic Development Office of Minority Business. This collection of McCray's papers includes correspondence from constituents, documents generated by the Education and the Ways and Means Committees, legislation introduced by McCray, and papers of the Kansas Legislature's Minority Caucus.
Dates: 1975-1985

Biographical account of Samuel N. Simpson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P936
Overview Biographical account of Samuel N. Simpson, an early resident of territorial Kansas, by an unknown author. The sketch includes genealogical information about Simpson's ancestors as well as information about Simpson's personal and business life throughout the 19th century. The bulk of the account is allegedly a history of the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri written by Simpson himself.
Dates: undated

Biographical accounts of George Byng, 1st viscount Torrington (1663-1733), and his son, Admiral John Byng (1704-1757)

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Call Number: MS E32
Overview Printed book: The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng at a court martial...London, R. Manby [and others], 1757.
Dates: 1801, 174-?

Biographical notes on Ovid

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P707
Overview The unknown writer notes the biographical information about Ovid's life he has been able to gather from Ovid's writings. This is an unsewn gathering of 4 bifolia (originally 5). The page numbering 3-18 indicates that the outer bifolium is lacking.
Dates: 18th century

Biographical sketch of William E. Stafford

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P668
Overview A one-page biographical sketch of poet William E. Stafford (1914-1993), a native of Hutchinson, Kansas and a graduate of the University of Kansas.
Dates: March 1963

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