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Bernice McFarland papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1910 - 1974

Bertha Baechle Hunnius correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P171
Overview

A letter written in German dated December 6, 1894, to Bertha Baechle from (_____ ) Helene. Bertha Baechle 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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)

 Collection
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

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

Biography of George Nuzum

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P102
Overview

An article with biographical information of White Cloud, Doniphan County, Kansas-based businessman and author George Nuzum, written by Josephine Kelley Blocker. The collection also includes a photograph of "The Superior's Clerks" and three sets of microfilm reels holding copies of Nuzum's History of the Iowa Indians.

Dates: 1890; 1906; 1932?

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Raleigh Smith

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P360
Overview

Photocopy of a biography of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Raleigh Smith and a description of their life in El Dorado, Kan. from 1915 to mid-century. Also included is autobiographical material about their son, Harold C. Smith.

Dates: Other: between 1915 and 1950

Bishop Collection photographs and postcards

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P626
Overview

Bishop Collection of miscellaneous photographic postcards. Some show views of Kansas towns like Natoma and Burdick, others are addressed to May Eikelberger, 1912-1916. Most are of unidentified persons and places. Also includes Roster of Officers of Auxiliary Remount Depot No. 323, Camp Funston, Kansas, 1918.

Dates: undated, 1912-1918

Bishop Robert Mize papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1045
Overview Bishop Robert Mize (1907-2000) founded the Saint Francis Academy (then the St. Francis Boys Home) in 1945 in Ellsworth, Kansas. In 1960 he traveled to the Province of Southern Africa and was consecrated Bishop of Damaraland, where he served until 1970. From 1973 to 1976 he again lived in South Africa as a missionary to the Diocese of Botswana. This collection contains materials related to his life and ministry in Africa, including photographs (found in box 1), hymnals and dictionaries,...
Dates: 1930 - 1991

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...
Dates: 1870; 1951-1954

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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 10
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Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
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University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information 7
Wood, Frank 7
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Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 6
Otto, David Arthur, 1934- 6
Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Department of English 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 5
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 5
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 5
Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 5
Haskell Indian Junior College 5
Johnson, Ronald, 1935-1998 5
Kansas Association of Colored Women and Girls’ Clubs 5
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 5
Kansas. Legislature 5
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Katzman, David M. 5
League of Women Voters of Kansas 5
Meyen, Edward L. 5
Miller, Timothy, 1944- 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 5
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Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
University of Kansas. Department of History 5
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 4
Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 4
Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
Benjamin, David, 1963- 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 4
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
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Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Duchesne, Philippine, Saint, 1769-1852. 4
Ellis, Ralph Nicholson, 1908-1945 4
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917 4
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 4
Guttridge, G. H. (George Herbert), 1898- 4
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art 4
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 4
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Horowitz, Frances Degen 4
Irvin, S. M. (Samuel Mcleary), 1812- 4
Kansas Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 4
Kansas University Endowment Association 4
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 4
Kansas. Board of Regents 4
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Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 4
Layton, Elizabeth, 1909-1993 4
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