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Volunteer Clearing House of Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 178
Overview The Volunteer Clearing House of Douglas County (Kansas) was founded in 1973, sponsored by the Area Council of Lawrence (Kansas) Parent-Teacher Association with a grant from the Human Ecology Department of the University of Kansas Medical Center. The organization aimed to match the interests and abilities of volunteers with agency needs. This collection contains correspondence, logbooks, newsletters, publications.
Dates: 1973 - 1976

Voth, Unruh, and Banman families collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1455
Overview This collection contains materials on German-Russian Mennonite families who immigrated to Kansas in 1874. Specifically, the Heinrich (H.) Banman, David P. Unruh, and the C. R. Voth families and their descendants Waldo O. Voth and Emma Unruh Voth are represented, as well as their ancestors, friends, siblings, and other family members. The collection includes photographs, diaries, ledgers, scrapbooks, serials, books, and papers, with a portion of the earlier material in German.
Dates: 1865 - 2009

Vox populi or Newes from Spaine

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P602
Overview Manuscript pamphlet: political/religious propaganda
Dates: 1620

Voyage dans les provinces meridionales de la France

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B12
Overview Travel diary kept by Monsieur L'Abbe G, professor emeritus at the University of Paris, to the southern provices of France in 1758.
Dates: 1758

W. Tiesenhausen letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P719
Overview W. Tiesenhausen (i.e., Vladimir Gustavovich Tizengauzen, 1825-1902), of the Commission Imperiale Archeologique of the Ministry of the Imperial Court in St. Petersburg writes to an unidentified museum director. Tiesenhausen mentions the excavations of terracotta pieces by Professor N. I. Veselovsky in the Afrosiab near Samarkand and the fact that they will be publishing the most interesting ones in 19 plates. He asks the director to see if his museum has similar objects to assist with...
Dates: May 24, 1891-June 5, 1891

Wabaunsee County (Kan.) settlement research

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P795
Overview This collection of research regarding a late nineteenth-century African American settlement in Wabaunsee County, Kansas was conducted by Penny Clark.
Dates: approximately 1994

Wakarusa Township records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 808
Overview These records of the Wakarusa Township of Douglas County, Kansas date from 1858 to 1980. They include the township's rolls of voters, ballots, and election results dating from the territorial period of Kansas, as well as tax rolls and receipts and expenditures for such purposes as road and bridge construction and fire protection.
Dates: 1858 - 1980

Walker family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 587
Overview The Walker family papers are those of one of the first African American homesteading families in Stafford County, Kansas. The family for several decades owned a successful farm.
Dates: 1880 - 1999

Wallace E. Pratt papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 870
Overview A native of Phillipsburg, Kansas, Wallace Pratt (1885-1981) was a University of Kansas graduate who began his career in geology with the Kansas Geological Survey. Pratt went on to become a renowned petroleum geologist. This collection of his papers includes maps, photographic materials, and papers relating to geology and the American oil industry. Represented in the collection are companies such as Exxon, Standard Oil, and Conoco.
Dates: 1907 - 1985

Wallace Galluzzi papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 807
Overview Wallace Galluzzi (1926-1984) was president of Haskell Indian Junior College from 1969 to 1981 and United Fund Drive (United Way) chairman in 1983. This collection consists of photographs, newsletters and yearbooks, and various pamphlets and other publications concerning Haskell Indian Nations University of Lawrence, Kansas (referred to in this collection as the Haskell Institute and/or Haskell Indian Junior College). Most of the materials in the collection are from the years between 1955 and...
Dates: 1900 - 1984

Wallace, Kansas Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 60
Overview This collection consists of seven scenes at Wallace, Wallace County in western Kansas. The images include cowboys, Kansas Pacific train engines and buildings. One of the buildings shown is Fred Harvey's first restaurant. All glass plate negatives have corresponding prints; there are two copies of each photographic print.
Dates: approximately 1873

Wallace, Nebraska photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2807
Overview Two black and white photographs on cabinet cards: a street view of Wallace, Lincoln County, Nebraska in its early settlement, and one of "W.H. Weaver at Wallace," with his horses and cart near a farm.
Dates: circa 1890s-1900s

Walt Filkin correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P208
Overview Correspondence, a photograph, and a brochure.
Dates: 1928 - 1956

Walt Whitman collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P346
Overview This collection, compiled by Spencer Research Library staff from several sources, contains correspondence sent to and received by Walt Whitman, photographs of Whitman, and other items related to the 19th century American poet.
Dates: approximately 1860-1892

Walter Bergman, Freedom Rider collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 6
Overview This volume, compiled by Laird M. Wilcox, contains copies of Federal Bureau of Investigation documents that were produced in a lawsuit filed against the FBI by civil rights advocate Walter Bergman who, as a Freedom Ride participant, was beaten by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1961 at Birmingham, Alabama. The documents relate to the FBI's knowledge of events leading up to the attack, including its interactions with the Klan and with local police.
Dates: 1984

Walter Berkowitz correspondence with Streeter Blair

 Collection — item: 1 - 4
Call Number: RH MS 652
Overview Walter Berkowitz of Kansas City, Missouri corresponded with primitive painter and native Kansan Streeter Blair. This collection includes correspondence, exhibition and promotional material regarding Blair's work, and some photographs.
Dates: 1956 - 1965

Walter Johnson's key to microfilm letters to or from William Allen White

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D217
Overview Key to microfilm letters to or from William Allen White in the possession of Walter Johnson, 1899 through July 1939 / Walter Johnson.
Dates: 1899 -July 1939

Wamego, Kansas women's club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 919
Overview These women's club records, which date from 1917 to 1940, consist primarily of yearbooks of the Portia Club of Wamego, Kansas and the women's guild of Wamego's St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Also included are a yearbook of the Wamego Study Club and an annual meeting program for District Six of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs.
Dates: 1917 - 1940

Wanda Gág's collection of two drawings

 Collection
Call Number: MS P605
Overview 2 cards, each with pen-and-ink drawing.
Dates: Between 1900 and 1940

War comes to the U.S.: The First 30 Hours as Reported to the Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau from the U.S. and Abroad

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS C32
Overview This mimeograph copy is comprised of reports and dispatches from correspondents to Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau chief David Hulbard in New York during the first thirty hours following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The reports total 222 pages. In instances where relative military strengths, the extent of damage to Pearl Harbor, or military and naval strategy were reported, such information was deleted. Officials who made "not for attribution" statements had their names obliterated also....
Dates: December 7, 1941

Warner-Johnson Photographic Studio collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1440
Overview The Warner-Johnson Studio was a photography studio that operated in Hutchinson, Kansas between the 1930s and the mid-1980s. It was owned by Grace and Carl Johnson, who were both involved in the Kansas Professional Photographers Association. This collection includes personal correspondence, materials from Kansas Professional Photographers Association conventions, materials from other Kansas studios, and historic photographs of Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Missouri. It does not include...
Dates: 1893 - 1987

Warranty deeds and other miscellaneous deeds

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P110
Overview This collection contains warranty deeds and other miscellaneous deeds of Franklin County, Kansas.
Dates: 1863 - 1872

Warren Corman architectural drawings

 Collection
Call Number: PP 592
Overview This collection contains drawings and blueprints done by Warren Corman during his time in private practice, working at the Office of Warren Corman, the Office of Williamson and Corman, and the Office of Howells-Hale-Corman, all located in Topeka, Kansas. The collection consists of drawings of local residences and houses, as well as records related to the research and design of White Memorial Camp for the United Church of Christ in Council Grove, KS.
Dates: Bulk 1950s-1960s

Warren Knaus correspondence on entomology

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1394
Overview Warren Knaus, or Kraus, lived in McPherson, Kansas and was interested in the study of entomology. This collection contains 33 letters dated 1896-1935, written by entomologists in Canada to W. Knaus. The letters delve into the study of insects.
Dates: 1896 - 1935

Warren Zimmerman letters from Wint Smith and Alf M. Landon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P816
Overview These letters to Warren Zimmerman of Lawrence, Kansas in spring 1960 include two from Wint Smith, U.S. Representative from the Kansas Sixth District, and one from former Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon. The writers address pressing issues of the time: communism, U.S.-Soviet relations, and the nuclear arms race. Landon describes his recent speaking appearance at a large New York City peace rally sponsored by the National and Greater New York Committees for a Sane Nuclear Policy, held May 19,...
Dates: 1960

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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