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Upton Sinclair Literary Manuscript and Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS 299
Overview

The collection consists of a partial typescript for "The Millennium: A Story" as well as correspondence from Sinclair to his publisher. It also includes correspondence from fans and materials relating to Sinclair's life and written works, including biographies and photographs.

Dates: 1914 - 1975

Urban League of Wichita, Kansas papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P725
Overview

The Urban League of Wichita, Kansas papers provide some information regarding the League's activities, mostly dating from the 1980s. All newspaper clippings are copies from the originals, with the exception of one press release accompanying the related material. The league was founded to facilitate economic self-reliance and an improved quality of life for its clients.

Dates: 1968 - 1986

U.S. Army Quartermaster list of clothing and equipage

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P831
Overview

This U.S. Quartermaster's list is an accounting of items of clothing and equipment as received on April 15, 1870 from the Army's 6th Infantry, stationed at Fort Arbuckle in Oklahoma's Indian Territory.

Dates: April 15, 1870

U.S. Land Office certificates issued for Kansas and Oklahoma

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS Q251
Overview

This collection, compiled by Kenneth Spencer Research Library staff from a variety of donors and sources, includes land certificates authorized by the United States General Land Office for real property in Kansas, as well as some properties in Alva, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1875 - 1902

U.S.O. Dinner and Dance photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 505(f)
Overview

The Kansas U.S.O. Event Photographs depict a dinner and a dance in approximately the 1940s in two black and white silver gelatin photographic prints.

Dates: approximately 1940s

Van Leu-Johnson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P716
Overview

The Van Leu-Johnson family papers document Kansan George T. Johnson's family through his mother's side (the Van Leu's), including papers regarding John Henry Van Leu and Wendell H. Van Leu.

Dates: 1909 - 1930

Vanderslice-Lynds Company shipping records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS CK19
Overview

Records of shipments from the Vanderslice-Lynds Company of Kansas City, Missouri.

Dates: 1911 - 1912

Vaudevilles Codex

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C186
Overview

Some 1450 songs and verses in a French cursive of about 1695. A number of poems are dated 1682-3, and some back to 1664. They are rather free excursions on the foibles of aristocrats and others in the public eye. Among the names figure Sully, Maintenon, T. Corneille; Mancini, etc. The music to which the airs fit is suggested often, as by Lully or the Italian comedians.

Dates: approximately 1695

Venetian family archives

 Collection
Call Number: MS 70
Overview

Collection of legal documents, primarily in Latin, relating to various families in Venice, Padua, Cittadella, etc. written 1342-1764 and covering the period 12[??] to 1764.

Dates: 1342-1764; bulk 1500-1599

Verlean Tidwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1286
Overview

The Verlean Tidwell family papers are those of an African American family from Independence, Kansas. The papers document the family of Verlean and Harry Tidwell and their children Charles, Winfred, Cornelius, John Edgar, and Linda.

Dates: 1917 - 2014

Veryl A. Switzer Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P879
Overview

The Veryl A. Switzer Papers are those of a native Kansan who played football at Kansas State University before playing professional football for five years and serving in the Air Force. He returned to Kansas State University as an administrator and was inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

Dates: 1982 - 1987

Viaggi di Germania: i piu frequentati e particolarmente da chi viaggia per le Poste

 Collection
Call Number: MS A2
Overview

12 route-maps of the posts from Florence and Venice to Vienna, from Vienna to Belgrade, and from Vienna to Berlin via Prague. The maps are in the form of strips, folded and bound together. Include receipt as separated material with its call number.

Dates: before 1817

Victor Plarr letters to Harold Monro

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Call Number: MS P253
Overview

Collection of letters between English poets Victor Plarr (1862-1929) and Harold Monro (1879-1932), mostly containing literary gossip.

Dates: 1912 - 1914

Vietnam era oral history project

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 835
Overview This collection contains audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews of seventeen U.S. men who were of military age during the Vietnam War, describing their personal experiences of the war and the Vietnam era both as soldiers and civilians. The interviews were conducted as an oral history project concerning the Vietnam era by University of Kansas undergraduate students enrolled in a fall 1994 history class. Included with the transcripts are their separate research papers which stemmed...
Dates: October 1994-January 1995

Views of Western Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2813
Overview

Black and white photographic prints taken mostly in western Kansas by faculty and/or students associated with the University of Kansas, including ornithologist Charles D. (C. D.) Bunker. Many of the photographs focus on geologically interesting views; some are of individuals the KU faculty and/or students met during their travels.

Dates: 1911, 1927, undated

Vinland Grange and Fair records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1056
Overview

This collection is comprised of records and collected materials about the Vinland Grange and the Vinland Fair in Douglas County, Kansas. Vinland Grange No. 163 existed from 1873-1985 and the Vinland Fair was first held in 1874 and continues to this day. The material also includes some historical information about the community of Vinland, Kansas, a small amount of material from other local Granges and a few publications from the National Grange organization.

Dates: 1868 - 2007

Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook and records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1077
Overview

Through photocopies of newspaper articles and photographs, stories of settlers and essays, the Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook describes the history of Vinland, Douglas County, Kansas, and the Coal Creek Valley area from its beginnings as a settlement of abolitionists in 1854 until 1998. The collection also includes other publications written about Vinland's history and obituaries of area residents from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1907 - 1998

Viola Lobberding papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1001
Overview

This collection contains a Hanover High School diploma and high school scrapbook of Viola Lobberding. She attended Hanover High School in Hanover, Kansas from 1908-1912. Also included in this collection is an autograph book of "Miss Kittie" - the majority of signatures and notes recorded were written by friends from Lawrence and Vinland, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1908-1912

Virgil Thomson collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P947
Overview

This collection consists of two typed letters from Virgil Thomson to Wilfred Z. Thompson; two typed, signed quotations from Thomson about composers John Cage and Ned Rorem; a photographic postcard of Thomson; and a signed bookplate.

Dates: 1952 - 1954

Virginia B. Docking collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 468
Overview

This collection of papers of Virginia B. Docking, wife of Kansas Governor George Docking and mother of Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking, includes letters received by her from U.S. Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson and their wives from 1955 to 1961. The collection also includes slides and an accompanying audio tape and script, presented March 11, 1978 by the Shawnee County Democratic Party at an event honoring Mrs. Docking.

Dates: 1955-1961, 1978

Virginia Ricard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1166
Overview

The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.

Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

"Visualizing Muscles" scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 599
Overview Dr. John Cody (May 6, 1925 – July 11, 2016) practiced psychiatry at the High Plains Mental Health Center in Hays, Kansas for 21 years, primarily as the executive and medical director. The Kansas University Press published his book Visualizing Muscles: A New Écorché Approach to Surface Anatomy in 19905. This collection consists of a single scrapbook, in the form of a 3-ring binder and entitled "The long, tough gestation of ...
Dates: 1995

Vogel family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1446
Overview The Vogel family lived primarily in Lawrence, Kansas throughout the 20th century. John served as a representative in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1963-1980; he and wife Irene and their children all attended University of Kansas for their higher education. This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs concerning the two generations from 1952-2012, as well as some items from John Vogel's brother Edgar during his service in World War II. A large part...
Dates: 1937-1938, 1940s, 1952-2015, undated

Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661.

 Collection
Call Number: MS E113
Overview

Book: travel-book. Late draft, with corrections. Full Title: Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661 mesle de plusiurs traicts d'histoire, de geographie, de morale, et de poesie tires des meilleurs poetes auec la fondation des uilles, et une exacte description de tout ce quil y a de plus remarquable.

Dates: 1660-1661 (probably)

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

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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
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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
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 9
Wilcox, Laird M. 9
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 8
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 7
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 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
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. Libraries. University Archives 6
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 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
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 4
Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 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
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
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Paden, William Doremus, 1903-1979 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
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Language
English 3584
French 93
German 71
Spanish; Castilian 60
Latin 56