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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...
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...
Dates: 1960

Washington Hadley correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P379
Overview

Three pieces of correspondence from Washington Hadley dated December 29, 1865, January 29, 1866, and December 9, 1877. Washington Hadley was the first president of National Bank of Lawrence and a member of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1865 - 1877

Washington-Kemp Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P561
Overview

The Washington-Kemp Family Papers are those of a longtime Kansas family. They focus mainly on the Mayhew and the Bassett family branches located in Southeast Kansas.

Dates: 1887-1933, 1983

Wasserbaue im Königreich Galizien

 Collection
Call Number: MS 113
Overview This collection consists of maps with accompanying information regarding the improvement of waterworks for the province of Galicia, Poland. (Galicia is presently divided among Poland, the Ukraine, and Romania; in 1822, it was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.) There are 147 items, each in a folder. Most consist of a colored map of a couple of miles of waterway, indicating proposed channels, embankments, canals, etc., and a thin sheet of paper which formerly wrapped the map, giving brief...
Dates: 1804-1823; bulk 1818-1822

Watson family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 988
Overview

Sidney O. Watson lived variously in Baldwin, Ottawa and Syracuse, Kansas. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War. This collection includes letters written to him from various family members, 1913-1930. Many of the letters are transcribed by Mary Ritter, donor of the collection.

Dates: 1913 - 1930

Wayne Morse papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 2
Overview

Wayne Morse lived in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. He served as an undercover agent for the FBI during the 1940s-early 1950s, and was a self-described "Americanist," an anti-communist believing in a "pure America...all white, all Christian, all for all." This collection of his papers includes journals kept and compiled by Morse, correspondence, subject files, as well as some photographs documenting Morse's activities.

Dates: 1950 - 1986

W.B. Spaulding letter to D. P. [Daniel Peterson] Woodbury

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P784
Overview This 2-page letter from W.B. Spaulding of Quincy, Illinois to his friend Daniel Peterson Woodbury of Weare, New Hampshire contains the writer's assessment of the Lecompton Constitution, framed in Lecompton, Kansas in 1857 by pro-slavery advocates for purposes of Kansas Statehood. Spaulding's views address President James Buchanan's support of the Lecompton Constitution and the resulting impact on Territorial Kansas and on the Buchanan presidency. Included is a letter with explanatory...
Dates: April 17, 1858; accompanying background letter, April 10, 1974

W.B.G. Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P881
Overview This collection consists of a letter from W.B.G. of Elwood, Kansas Territory to his brother dated September 2 and 3 1860. The letter implies that W.B.G.'s family lives in the east and his brother is currently visiting New York. The letter discusses daily events including the effect of weather and drought on the crops in Kansas and Missouri. He also details the cost of vegetables and fruits in Kansas and suggests cultivating fruit in Missouri. W.B.G. clarifies a conversation in previous...
Dates: September 2-3, 1860

"We All Die" treatise by Les Hannon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P756
Overview This collection contains a single typed spiral-bound manuscript entitled, "A Treatise on We All Die Have we Plans Made for When it Happens? How Can we Cope? What Can We Do to Help Those Left Behind? What is the Value of How Much Effort We should Put into Making Plans? Think and Be Prepared." The treatise includes information about Hannon's own family, including the accidental death of his teenage son and medical issues the family has survived or from which members have died. In addition, the...
Dates: January 5, 2014

Weatherby family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1466
Overview This collection consists of correspondence from Edmond and Katherine Weatherby, dating from 1896 to 1905, as well as drawings by students they taught; books pertaining to Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas; certificates from the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), of which Delia L. Weatherby was a member; and other materials from two generations of the Weatherby family. The bulk of the collection is correspondence from when Edmond and Katherine taught at the Fort Yates Indian...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896-1976 ( 1904-1905)

Weekes Family Letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P913
Overview

Joseph and Cornelia Weekes lived in Kansas, and were visited by their relatives from Illinois, the Edwards. This collection consists of 10 letters from 1880 to 1907, which includes correspondence from the Edwards to their children in Illinois, concerning their visit to Kansas and the Capital building in Topeka. The collection also includes letters about daily life from Cornelia Weekes to John Edwards, her brother.

Dates: 1880 - 1907

Welcome Club of Lawrence (Kansas) Records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1118
Overview

The Welcome Club of Lawrence, Kansas, formerly known as the Lawrence Newcomers Club (1966-1985) and the Welcome Wagon Club of Lawrence (1985-1996), was a social community group founded to bring together new Lawrence residents in order to help them become acquainted with the city and other residents. This collection includes various records of the club, such as board meeting documents, financial records, newsletters, membership directories, and photographs.

Dates: 1966 - 2013

Wendell J. Stuteley papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P793
Overview

The Wendell J. Stuteley papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident; they include items related to various family members, including an uncle and Stuteley's wife, Ernestine.

Dates: 1865 - 1989

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University of Kansas 59
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 21
United States. Army 19
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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