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Wichita Phyllis Wheatley Childrens Home news item

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P563
Overview Photocopy of news item about a New Year's celebration given by members of the Board of the Phyllis Wheatley Childrens Hone in honor of their founder and president, Mrs. F.O. (Elsie M.) Miller. Includes a brief sketch of Mrs. Miller and a brief history of the home, which was founded in 1920 for African American children of the Wichita, Kansas area.
Dates: 1947

Willard G. Ransom photographs collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 54
Overview Most of the collection is glass negatives, though some prints have been made from some of the negatives. The collection consists of images of locations in Kansas, New Mexico, Mexico, and Central and South America and were taken by the donor's grandfather, an engineer who worked with the Westinghouse power machinery manufacturing company.
Dates: approximately 1900-1940

Willard Johnson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 672
Overview Native Kansan Willard Johnson, Sr, was born near Leavenworth, Kansas and became a leading bacteriologist. His son, Willard Johnson, Jr., became a professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The collection includes records and manuscripts of several Johnson family members.
Dates: 1920 - 1999

William A. Griffith and Stevens family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1012
Overview William A. Griffith joined the KU faculty in 1899 and served as head of the Art Department for 21 years. He then moved his family to Laguna Beach and continued painting there. The William A. Griffith Collection includes correspondence, research materials and related information on Griffith's tenure at KU, as well as his Laguna Beach endeavors. The collection also includes correspondence, family papers, and records of the William C. Stevens, Flint, and Pugh-Tanner-Dart families.
Dates: 1761 - 1981

William A. Quiring notes

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P916
Overview William A. Quiring graduated from the University of Kansas in Engineering in 1905. He lived in Newton, Kansas and worked for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. This collection includes notes written on spare envelopes, describing his "charge-thought separator," written in October and November of 1919.
Dates: October - November 1919

William A. Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1465
Overview This collection contains letters written by federal agent William A. Smith to his girlfriend (later wife) Miriam Earls about his daily life working for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) soon after its creation. He writes about a variety of topics, including cases he is involved with and the Bureau's founder J. Edgar Hoover, and he writes from many locations while in the field, including Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, Washington D.C., Michigan, and San Francisco. The collection also...
Dates: 1931 - 1938

William Allen White collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 929
Overview The William Allen White Collection contains correspondence and writings by and about native Kansan William Allen White, whose grass roots social and political editorials as editor of the Emporia Gazette earned him a Pulitzer Prize and international fame. Included in the collection, acquired by the William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information at the University of Kansas, are many photographs of White and his associates.
Dates: 1890 - 1970

William Allen White letters to Adam Brand

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1354
Overview This collection includes letters written by William Allen White to Adam Brand from 1926-1934. White was a journalist from Emporia, KS and became a leader of the Progressive movement in Kansas in 1912. White befriended Theodore Roosevelt and helped him create the Progressive (Bull-Moose) Party. White's political interests led him to write a biography of Woodrow Wilson in 1924. Brand contacted White for help with creating a play about Wilson's life.
Dates: 1926 - 1934

William and Donna Mitchell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1487
Overview This collection contains correspondence between William and Donna Mitchell, and various individuals and families seeking help with immigration to the United States from China. Also included are newspapers from Hong Kong, and various photographs of individuals and families, as well as some photographs from activities conducted by the Kansas Republican party.
Dates: 1945 - 1965

William and Lula White family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1310
Overview This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, letters, geneology information, and financial materials belonging to the White family, extending from the mid-19th through the 20th centuries, an African American family who lived in Lawrence and Leavenworth, Kansas. Also included are materials regarding Leavenworth Public Schools and the Zion Baptist Church in Kansas. The photographs date back to the 1870s and include many members of both the White and the Johnson families, along with...
Dates: 1867 - 1990

William B. Young journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P958
Overview Homemade journal of Franklin County, Kansas resident William B. Young. Young and his brother "Ed" held a sheep ranch to the south of Minneoloa. The journal details business expenses from April to June 1864, along with weather conditions and daily happenings of the ranch. Young travels to trade in nearby towns Lawrence, Leavenworth, Prairie City, and Peoria, noting the exchanges in his journal.
Dates: April 19, 1865 - June 30, 1865

William Benton collection of Ronald Johnson correspondence and poetry

 Collection
Call Number: MS 289
Overview This collection consists mostly of letters from concrete poet Ronald Johnson to friend and fellow writer William Benton. Also included are several parts to Johnson's life work, an epic poem called "Ark." Many of the letters contain personal correspondence between Johnson and Benton regarding each other's writings and Johnson's struggles as an artist.
Dates: 1970 - 1997

William C. Hoad correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1, item: 1-3
Call Number: RH MS P71
Overview This collection consists of correspondence between William C. Hoad and others. The first letter, dated 1942, is addressed to Mrs. W. C. Stevens, and explains in detail how Hoad made the "Map of the vicinity of Lawrence" published by the University of Kansas Country Club. The second letter, 1956, addressed to Fred Ellsworth, explains the red pencil markings and presents the item to Ellsworth. The final letter is Ellsworth's letter of acknowledgement, with commentary on KU salaries in 1912.
Dates: 1942 - 1956

William C. Hoad writings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1443
Overview This collection consists of various writings composed by William C. Hoad, many regarding historical topics about Kansas or the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. Some of the writings were published, some were given as talks at social clubs or elsewhere.
Dates: 1906 - 1953

William C. Hook letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P64
Overview Letter addressed to "Managing Editor, Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Illinois" which rRefers to a photograph taken by H. S. Stevenson, Leavenworth, Kansas. William C. Hook was a Circuit Judge for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.
Dates: April 16, 1909

William C. Price papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 980
Overview The William C. Price papers are those of a long time Kansan who worked for over 30 years as a recreational therapist and Athletic Director at the Boys Industrial School of Topeka, Kansas (now the Youth Center at Topeka).
Dates: 1894 - 1998

William C. Rein papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1181
Overview The papers of William C. Rein are those of a lawyer who served as Senior Counsel in the Mental Health and Retardation Services division of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services in the 1980s and who drafted legislation regarding mental health care reform in Kansas.
Dates: 1985-1993, circa 2007

William Charles Chamberlin papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1080
Overview This collection provides some information about the Chamberlin family and its migration west during the 19th century, particularly William Charles Chamberlin's branch that moved to Osage County, Kansas. The collection includes William Charles Chamberlin's diary for the years 1882-1883, including a transcript; a family history of John and Lomira Chamberlin compiled in 2007; and source material. The source material includes excerpts from an account book involving Chamberlin's grandfather who...
Dates: 1834 - 2007

William Clarke Quantrill correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 75
Overview This collection includes letters from William Clarke Quantrill to his mother, Caroline Clarke Quantrill, preceding and up to the raid of Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Also included in the collection is the correspondence of William W. Scott, editor of the Iron Valley Reporter and friend of Mrs. Quantrill, who attempted to help Mrs. Quantrill obtain the truth about her son. This correspondence consists of letters between Scott and people who allegedly had known...
Dates: 1855 - 1906

William Cobbett letters

 Collection
Call Number: MS P72
Overview Miscellaneous letters from William Cobbett.
Dates: 1814 and 1830

William Culver papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 452
Overview William Culver (1853-1919) was an amateur photographer who settled in Topeka, Kansas, where he opened a hardware store, Culver and Bailey, in 1886. This collection contains correspondence, architectural drawings, photographs, letters, photography paper, maps, and other materials related to Culver's personal and professional interests.
Dates: 1881 - 1928

William Cyrus Howard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 117
Overview William C. Howard, the principal correspondent of the Howard family papers and records, was a Civil War veteran who divided his life after the war between his birthplace in Brown County, Ohio and land he owned and farmed in Kansas, particularly near Baldwin City, Douglas County. The papers in the collection pertain to Howard family affairs, the management of land holdings, and financial matters.
Dates: 1827 - 1970

William D. Harrison Papers, 1865, 1916, 1952

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P602
Overview The William D. Harrison Papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who practiced law in Hutchinson, Kansas. They consist of a U.S. Army discharge certificate, a newspaper clipping, and a funeral program. The collection also includes a photograph, located at RH MS-P P602.
Dates: 1865, 1916, 1952

William Dickerson lithograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2828(f)
Overview 1934 lithograph by Kansas regional artist William Dickerson. The lithograph features an outdoor rural winter scene and is numbered 16/30 in pencil. The work itself measures 15 x 11.5 inches and is 19 x 16" matted.
Dates: 1934

William E. Barnes collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1484
Overview This collection contains William E. Barnes' ledgers from his plants nursery in Douglas County, Kansas, the first nursery in Kansas, and a notebook from an agriculture class taught at the Vinland, Kansas high school and used by Albert James Wood.
Dates: 1878 - 1910

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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