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Brent Campney research on racist violence against African Americans

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1492
Overview The Brent Campney collection focuses on Dr. Campney's work in researching racist violence, especially towards African Americans in the Great Plains region of the United States. The collection contains newspaper clippings from the mid-1800s through the 20th century, with topics including the Exodusters, racist violence during the Reconstruction period, and violence in both general (Kansas) and specific (Salina, Atchison County, etc.) places. A large subset of materials relates to the 1949...
Dates: 1863-2001 (bulk 1863-1920s)

Brian Wilson Aldiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 214
Overview Brain Wilson Aldiss is a British author best known for his science fiction novels and criticism. This collection includes letters, drafts, and other papers representing all stages of preparation for his Helliconia trilogy. The collection is organized to show how the Helliconia project evolved, from early planning and research to publication and reception.
Dates: 1978 - 1984

Brief for McDonald v. McGuire

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P663
Overview This legal brief is a brief for the appellant in 1849 McDonald v. McGuire suit over slave ownership.
Dates: 1849

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

Brigham family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1017
Overview The papers of the Brigham Family includes a short history of Sarah Brigham's life, an 1865 letter from Illinois Governor Richard Ogleshy to Col. J. M. Shuts, and a US service discharge document for Jackson M. Sheels. It also includes newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1800-1947, bulk 1860-1910

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

Brittendall family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1120
Overview Clarence Brittendall (b. 1872) wrote from Okeene, Oklahoma Territory to Rilla Stone (1876-1954), Brookville, Saline County, Kansas, as he made improvements on his homestead claim from the Cherokee Strip land run in September 1893. The two exchanged letters until their marriage in November 1894. This collection consists of their correspondence as well as family history notes by Caroline Dean and Bessie Dutton. Most of the letters are accompanied by photocopied transcripts.
Dates: 1893 - 1994

Brown County, Kan. Records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 67
Overview Various records including delinquient property taxes, railroad taxes, reports of the record clerk, and school reports.
Dates: 1871-1876; 1872-1896

Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 876
Overview The records in this collection are those of the Topeka, Kansas-based Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence, and Research, established in 1988 as a tribute to the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education case and its plaintiffs and participants. These records include general information on the foundation and related subjects and events.
Dates: 1970 - 2017

Bryan K. Whitehead papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 548
Overview Bryan Kendall Whitehead (1925-2008) was a legislative representative (effectively a lobbyist) for the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees (BRAC). This collection of his papers reflect his work as a representative for BRAC in the Kansas Legislature, as a member of numerous special committees, and his interest in the performing arts. The collection includes professional correspondence, reports, bulletins, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1940 - 1994

Brydie R. Alsbrook papers

 Collection
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

Budget messages of Kansas Governor Fred Hall

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Call Number: RH MS P729
Overview These two budget messages were delivered to the Kansas Legislature by Kansas Governor Fred Hall on February 1, 1955 and January 11, 1956.
Dates: February 1, 1955 and January 11, 1956

Buffalo Town Association share and photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P339
Overview This collection contains one share, No. 141. Nebraska Advertiser Print, Brownsville, Nebraska Territory, 1857. This printed form is illustrated and completed by hand. Text reads: ONE SHARE, Buffalo City. This entitles Charles Blakely To One Share, being the undivided one-hundred-and fiftieth portion of land known as BUFFALO CITY, Doniphan Co., K.T. [Doniphan County, Kansas Territory] Signed G.B. Chadduck, Sec'y. B.B. Fraser, Pres't. The collection also includes four small black and white...
Dates: 1857, 1907, 1922-1924

Buggy Tracks by Bess Harrison

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P355
Overview Buggy Tracks; A personal narrative of life in a small western Kansas town in the early 1900's, together with family photographs. Ft. Morgan, Colorado? 197-
Dates: Between 1970 and 1978

Building surveys for the Lawrence Downtown Historic Building Survey

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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

Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company freight received record

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G17
Overview An itemized description of articles received as freight with notations of weight, rate, and total charges. Consignor and consignee are identified, as are the towns from which the freight was shipped.
Dates: 1886

Business and personal papers of Benjamin Walker and his family and business associates

 Collection
Call Number: MS P651
Overview The business and personal papers in the Benjamin Walker collection primarily record the business and social activities of Benjamin Walker in connection with relatives, business associates, and acquaintances, all residing in the towns of Taunton and Dighton in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1793-1877 (bulk 1808-1824)

Business and Professional Women's Club of Baldwin City, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 336
Overview This collection consists of the by-laws and various records of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Baldwin City, Kansas from the years 1959-1979. Club records include meeting minutes and attendance records, as well as financial records.
Dates: 1959 - 1979

Business cards, Lawrence, Kan.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P479
Overview This collection consists of business cards, most of which are from Lawrence, Kansas, businesses in the 1880s.
Dates: 1880's

Business Records of William Hinckle Smith

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P921
Overview William Hinckle Smith (1861-1943) was a wealthy Philadelphia capitalist who directed and operated the shares of many companies across Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, Colorado, and Nevada. This collection contains business and personal ledgers from Smith's corporations and estate.
Dates: 1881 - 1945

Butler County Farm Bureau Home Economics Extension Program member booklets

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P781
Overview These three member booklets from the Home Economics Extension Program of Butler County, Kansas are those of program member Eva Jeanette (Mrs. George) Carr. Her program booklets, signed Jeanette Carr, are for the Haverhill and Augusta units of Butler County, and list the names of unit officers, members, project leaders, meeting dates, and topics of meeting lessons and demonstrations for the years 1933, 1937, and 1938. Cover title: Farm Bureau Program.
Dates: 1933, 1937, 1938

Butler County Historical Society records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G67
Overview Registrations books, land transactions, Sheriff's day book, Farm Visitor Register, Trustee's Records
Dates: 1877 - 1957

C. J. Collins letter regarding a map of the Pony Express route

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P703
Overview Letter of transmittal from C. J. Collins, General Passenger Traffic Manager for the Union Pacific Railroad, regarding the gift of a pictorial map of the Pony Express route from the early 1860s between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California. The letter describes the map's creators, Wiliam H. Jackson in collaboration with Howard R. Driggs, and conveys background information regarding the map's production.
Dates: September 10, 1951

C. J. Moore collection

 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)

C. Y. Thomas collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887 - 1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

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University of Kansas 58
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 22
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
United States. Army 19
Brown, John, 1800-1859 15
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Republican Party (Kan.) 14
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13
Armitage, Katie 12
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 12
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12
University of Kansas. Libraries 11
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 10
Haskell Institute 9
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 9
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Wilcox, Laird M. 8
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 7
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 7
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 7
Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 7
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 7
University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information 7
Wood, Frank 7
African Methodist Episcopal Church 6
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 6
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 6
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 6
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 6
Inge, William 6
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
Populist Party (Kan.) 6
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Democratic Party (Kan.) 5
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 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
Kansas. Militia 5
Kansas. Supreme Court 5
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
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 4
Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 4
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark 4
Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 4
Duchesne, Philippine, Saint, 1769-1852. 4
Ellis, Ralph Nicholson, 1908-1945 4
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 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
Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives 4
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913 -1994 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
United States. Congress. House 4
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Language
English 3374
Multiple languages 158
French 32
Italian 23
Latin 20