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William Makepeace Thackeray collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P317
Overview Small collection of literary texts and letters by the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) and gathered together by Spencer Research Library staff.
Dates: 1838, 1860

William Maria Boedefeld architectural renderings

 Collection
Call Number: RH AD 15
Overview This collection contains two renderings created by architect W.M. Boedefeld, one of a bank and another of a building on Washburn University's campus in Topeka, Kansas.
Dates: 1940s

William McNown Collection

 Collection — folders: 1-40
Call Number: RH MS S46
Overview This collection consist of a series of blueprints, maps, and plans, largely of buildings or flood control in the Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas area from work W.C. McNown completed as engineer.
Dates: 1896 - 1974

William P. Albrecht collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 18
Overview This collecton consists of several collections formed by Professor William P. Albrecht of the University of Kansas' English Department to give his students practice in reading documents from the early modern and modern periods. This includes items at MS 18, which consist primarily of English and Scottish legal documents (manorial documents, notarial instruments, charters, court rolls, indentures, etc.), including documents by/pertaining to English monarchs dating from 1375, 1501-1689....
Dates: 1375; 1501-1689; 1801-1962

William P. Harrison letters and a letter from Henry Bigge

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P61
Scope and Contents Five of the letters-, dated 1861-62, are from Harrison to his sisters, one of whom was Anna Louisa Harrison, later Mrs. M. M. Green. The sixth letter, dated 1890, is from Henry Bigge to Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Green, his wife's parents. Envelope addressed to Mrs. M. M. Green used as container for Harrison's letters is included.
Dates: 1861-1862, 1890

William Porter Ames papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 13
Overview This collection contains a chronological record of William P. Ames' career (including church bulletins, documents and correspondence), drafts of sermons, prayers and speeches, poems (primarily unpublished), a vacation scrapbook and diary, and a historical sketch of Indian education at Haskell Institute, Lawrence, KS.
Dates: 1905 - 1964

William R. Tillmon, Sr. collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1377
Overview The William R. Tillmon, Sr. papers are those of a lifelong Kansas City, Missouri resident. Mr. Tillmon was a teacher, school administrator, activist, youth baseball organizer, and an active member of the Presbyterian Church. The collection includes documents related to Mr. Tillmon's mentoring and civic leadership activities, awards and citations earned by Mr. Tillmon over his lifetime of service to the community, and materials collected by Mr. Tillmon that relate to the African American...
Dates: 1922 - 1993

William S. Burroughs Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 63
Overview William Burroughs (1914-1997) was a prominent writer and countercultural figure associated with the "Beats." This collection consists of four sub-collections of his materials. The Burroughs-Nuttall collection (MS 63A) includes items sent from Burroughs to Jeff Nuttall in connection with Nuttall's publication "My Own Mag." The Burroughs-Pelieu collection (MS 63B) includes items collected by Claude Pelieu concerning Burroughs. The Burroughs-Hardiment collection (MS 63C) includes materials...
Dates: 1957-1967

William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P229
Overview Correspondence received from various Kansas authors in response to Braithwaite's request for poems to be anthologized, or in some instances authors offering poetry for publication. Some of the poets were members of The Kansas Authors Club.
Dates: 1914-1927

William T. Davidson Civil War diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1015
Overview The papers in this collection are of William T. Davidson. They include Davidson's 1864 diary and several items found laid in, including newspaper clippings and a railway ticket stub. Davidson has no known Kansas connection.
Dates: 1864

William Thomas Arnold letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P659
Overview William Thomas Arnold (1852-1904), born in Hobart, Tasmania, was a journalist and author. After graduating from Oxford University in 1876, Arnold began a 20-year career with the Manchester Guardian. This letter, written to an unidentified recipient, concerns the publication of a book by Lujo Brenato and Arnold's recommendation that his wife translate it from German to English.
Dates: April 23, 1893

William Tuttle's research and teaching in African American history and the history of racial violence in 20th century America

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Call Number: RH MS 1472
Overview The Bill Tuttle papers are the works, notes, and self-collected documents of a long-time American studies and African / African-American studies professor at the University of Kansas. The collection includes research notes, writings, teaching files, and subject files regarding the 1919 Chicago race riots; the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riots; 20th century racial violence; and more general topics of African American history in the United States.
Dates: 1899 - 2016

William Whites Graves papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 922
Overview The papers of St. Paul, Kansas newspaper editor and historian William Whites Graves contain research files from which he authored books concerning the history of the Catholic Church in early Kansas, including the history of Osage Mission (which later became the community of St. Paul), the Kickapoo Indians, and the Greenbush Parish of Crawford County, Kansas. Included are Graves' correspondence files, which include family correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1857 - 1951

William Wordsworth collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P355
Overview This collection consists of two letters written by English Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
Dates: 1830s; undated

Wilson-Gigax Family Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 141
Overview This collection contains portraits of Wilson and Gigax family members, photographs of various businesses in Abilene, and the Tremont Hotel in Coffeyville, Kansas. There is also a photo album which contains photographs of scenes in Dickinson and Geary counties around 1917-1920, which includes scenes at Camp Funston during World War I.
Dates: approximately 1866-1921

Wilson Thurston papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 470
Overview Wilson Thurston (1918-2003) was a resident of Coffeyville, Kansas. An active member of the community, his experience included service on the USD 455 Board of Education. This collection of his papers is comprised primarily of materials relating to his family and the Coffeyville community.
Dates: 1900; 1960-1985

Wint Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 201
Overview Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.
Dates: 1908 - 1977

Woman's Christian Temperance Union records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P817
Overview These records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas consist primarily of forms, printed leaflets, and instructions to members for conducting fund drives.
Dates: 1918

Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) records

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 16
Overview Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) was founded in 1975. The organization worked to promote the end of race and sex discrimination in hiring, pay, and promotion practices, as well as quality integrated public education and federally funded comprehensive child care; peace and solidarity with women of all countries; passage of the Women's Bill of Rights; and legislative initiatives to guarantee economic independence and social equality. The group included Task Forces on Affirmative...
Dates: 1975 - 1995

Women's clubs' scrapbooks, Logan, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 880
Overview These three scrapbooks consist of programs, clippings, and other memorabilia regarding two Logan, Kansas women's clubs. Records of the Woman's Club of Logan, contained in two scrapbooks, date from 1902 to 1971. A scrapbook for the Business and Professional Women's Club of Logan contains records which date from 1960 to 1972.
Dates: 1902 - 1972

Woodcock family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 729
Overview The Woodcock family papers collection consists mainly of letters from and to Reverend Harry Edwin Woodcock, his relatives and his friends, as well as genealogical information. Woodcock founded a church on the Delaware reservation at Tonganoxie, Kansas, and served as pastor for over a decade. In 1881, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas where he joined Plymouth Church. He settled in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1886.
Dates: 1800 - 1993

Woodcuts of literary authors made by Antonio Frasconi

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q45
Overview The Antonio Frasconi collection consists of three woodcut prints of literary authors, Poe, Whitman and Crane, made by Frasconi between 1959 and 1965.
Dates: 1959 - 1965

Woods Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P660
Overview The Woods Family papers are of a family whose members resided in Leavenworth and Tonganoxie, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s. The Papers document the family line of Benjamin Franklin and Sally (James) Woods.
Dates: 1884 - 1983

Woody plants of the North Central Plains

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 184
Overview This collection contains the typescript of text and drawings for Homer A. Stephens' Woody Plants of the North Central Plains, published by the University of Kansas Press.
Dates: 1975

Wooster family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 512
Overview Collection consists of one photograph album, mostly formal portraits of individuals, couples, and family groups. Many of the photographs are identified by loose pieces of paper; family names mentioned include but are not limited to Freemont and Ida (Steinman) Wooster, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wooster and children Vera and Lester; Dr. [Whalen]; John and Jessie Wooster and daughter Ruth; Steve Steinman and wife Fannie; and the Monroe family. The inside front cover has an inscription, "Fannie R....
Dates: between 1890 and 1920

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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 22
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American poetry -- 20th century 20
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African Americans -- Kansas 15
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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