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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

 Collection
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

 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

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

Bushong Marionettes collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 254
Overview

The collection contains scrapbooks and a bound manuscript containing correspondence, marionette plays, photographs, theatre programs, and instructions for making marionettes.

Dates: approximately 1935-1978

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, Kansas

 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)

C.A. Harkness prescription file

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 995
Overview

C.A. Harkness was a druggist in Hays, Kansas. This collection contains his prescription file for years 1907-1908.

Dates: 1907 - 1908

Cabinet card album containing portraits of famous persons

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH VLT 173
Overview

Album of cabinet cards with portraits of famous politicians and others, mostly men except for Queen Victoria and Mrs. Lucretia A. Garfield.

Dates: 1870s and 1880s

Cainie Steele collection on Kansas history

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 852
Overview

Cainie Steele (1899-1985) was a school teacher in the Baldwin, Kansas area. Steele's collection of Kansas history related newspaper clippings, including topics such as early Kansas towns, civil war, business, politics, agriculture, and pioneers, was used by her as a teaching reference.

Dates: approximately1860-1950

Caleb Demuth Agnew photographs of Mervyn A. Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 15
Overview

The collection contains twenty-four glass negatives of Mervyn Anderson taken by her father, Caleb Demuth Agnew, in Creston, Iowa. All negatives have corresponding prints made by Spencer Research Library photo archivist staff after the collection was given to the Library.

Dates: 1899-approximately 1920

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 68
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Women -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Societies and clubs 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 29
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Kansas -- History 26
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Lawrence (Kan.) 24
Diaries 22
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
American poetry -- 20th century 21
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 21
Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 20
Kansas -- Politics and government 18
African Americans -- Kansas 16
African American families -- Kansas 14
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas 14
Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1854-1861 14
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 14
Science fiction 14
Architecture -- Designs and plans 13
Kansas -- Description and travel 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 13
African Americans -- Kansas -- Politics and government 12
African Americans -- Kansas -- Topeka 12
English literature -- 19th century 12
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Social life and customs 12
Historic buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 11
Kansas -- Genealogy 11
Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951- 11
Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History 11
World War, 1914-1918 11
African American Baptists -- Kansas 10
African American families -- Kansas -- Topeka 10
African American women -- Kansas -- Societies and clubs 10
American poetry -- Kansas 10
Fort Leavenworth (Kan.) 10
African American legislators -- Kansas 9
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Fort Riley (Kan.) -- History 9
Kansas -- Photographs 9
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Overland journeys to the Pacific 9
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Authors, English -- 19th century -- Correspondence 8
Business records -- Kansas -- White Cloud 8
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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century 8
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 8
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Science fiction, American 7
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Teachers -- Kansas 7
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West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 7
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Wyandotte County (Kan.) -- History 7
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Conservatism -- United States 6
Education -- Kansas 6
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Elections -- United States 6
Emporia (Kan.) -- History 6
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Entomology -- Research 6
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Farmers -- Correspondence 6
Irish literature 6
Kansas -- Pictorial works 6
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History 6
Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence 6
Ornithology 6
Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories 6
Topeka (Kan.) -- History 6
Topeka (Kan.) -- Pictorial works 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 6
White Cloud (Kan.) 6
African American educators -- Kansas 5
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Names
University of Kansas 59
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 21
United States. Army 19
Brown, John, 1800-1859 15
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13
Republican Party (Kan.) 13
Armitage, Katie 12
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 12
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12
University of Kansas. Libraries 11
Haskell Institute 10
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 10
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 10
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 9
Wilcox, Laird M. 9
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 8
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 8
Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 7
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 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
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
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
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
Populist Party (Kan.) 5
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
University of Kansas. Department of History 5
University of Kansas. School of Architecture and Urban Design 5
University of Kansas. School of Fine Arts 5
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
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clark family 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark 4
Democratic Party (Kan.) 4
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
Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives 4
Kansas. Militia 4
Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
Lawrence (Kan.). City Commission 4
Layton, Elizabeth, 1909-1993 4
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Language
English 3624
French 94
German 72
Spanish; Castilian 60
Latin 56