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A. Metcalfe letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P705
Overview On stationery with an illustration (published by A. Metcalfe) of East Retford Railway Station at the head from Retford [Nottinghamshire, England], A. Metcalfe, bookseller, writes a question to an unknown publisher or editor. Metcalfe wants to know if light and shade shown by pencil or ink is considered to be a drawing or painting.
Dates: April 16, 1850

A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D64
Overview This volume contains an essay written by Robert Hackenberg which chronicles the history and development of the town of Nicodemus located in Graham County. Nicodemus was one of the first black colonies established in the state of Kansas after the Emancipation Proclamation.Also included in the back of the volume are three newspaper clippings from 1959 about the town of Nicodemus and its inhabitants. Two of the clippings relate the history of the town through the 1950s. The third...
Dates: 1918

A River Running West literary archive

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 981
Overview This collection consists of book page proofs and research materials related to Donald Worster's book, A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell, published in 2001. The book focuses on 19th century Western United States explorer and environmental conservationist John Wesley Powell, particularly on his 1869 Colorado River expedition.
Dates: [before 2001]

"A sentimental ramble through a part of the United States. Containing an accurate register of the several conversations, sentiments and opinions of the several travellars [sic] and inhabitants by the way"

 Collection
Call Number: MS C6
Overview Evidently an admirer of Irish-born English novelist and clergyman Laurence Sterne, Fenton wrote this account of his travels through Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland in the early years of the 19th century. Loose items found in the volume have been physically separated and are located at MS P112.
Dates: 1822 - 1867

A story about Wilfred [sic] Collins Simons ; Lawrence, Kansas Watson Library.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E169
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of mounted newspaper clippings compiled by the staff of Watson Library from December, 1941, through May, 1952, concerning the life of W.C. Simons, editor and founder of the Lawrence Daily Journal World. A photograph of W. C. Simons taken by Henry Moore of Kansas City, Missouri is mounted as the frontispiece.
Dates: December, 1941

A study of the Watkins National Bank, Lawrence, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P195
Scope and Contents This study was initiated as a class term paper about the architecture and design of the Watkins National Bank building. The interior detail work as well as the larger structure are described, and numerous photographs are included, as are a bibliography of references, interviews, and correspondence used in researching the topic. There is a brief biographical sketch of Jabez B. Watkins and the background on the construction of the bank building.
Dates: 1969

"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P658
Overview Edith Stanforth's reflections on her work as a public health nurse in Ulysses, Kansas, written on a Sunday in June 1938.
Dates: July 1938

A thirteen year history of Osage Mission Lodge no.53

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS P105
Overview History of the Lodge from 1870 to 1883. According to later history of the lodge by T. F. Rager (RH MS P104). Warner is credited with authorship of this 1883 history.
Dates: 1883

"A Thousand Years of Erlaheim"/"Tausend Jahre Erlaheim"

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E128
Overview This collection consists of the manuscript volume "Tausend Jahre Erlaheim" written by William Zirkel, and its English translation completed by Lisbeth Sass, with a forward by Vansel S. Johnson dated from 1960. The volumes include mounted illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, and text regarding the history of Erlaheim in Ravensburg, Germany. Johnson's ancestors, the Johannes family, came to Valley Falls, Kansas in the 1860s from Erlaheim.
Dates: 1956, 1960

"A transcription and interpretation of a diary by Elizabeth Duncan"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P440
Overview A complete transcription and accompanying paper on a diary kept by Elizabeth Duncan. The diary covers the trip the Duncan family made overland in 1867 from Lawrence, Kansas, to San Jose, California. The collection also contains a photocopied map of the route the Duncans followed.
Dates: 1867

"A Tribute to Roy Flory on His Ninety-First Birthday"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P237
Overview Thomas C. Ryther read this tribute to Roy Flory at a meeting of the Lawrence High Twelve Club. Flory was Douglas County (Kansas) Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer from 1934 to 1949. Other biographical data is briefly covered in the manuscript along with Lawrence, Kansas history and Flory family information.
Dates: October 19, 1971

A true survaigh of [lands in Creswell Manor, Blimhill, and Brineton, Staffordhire] belonging to Oliver Lord Fitzwilliam Earl of Tirconnel and Mrs. Mary Fitzwilliam

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P449
Overview This survey describes lands in Creswall [i.e. Creswell] Manor, Blimhill [i.e. Blymhill] and Brineton, Staffordshire, England, belonging to Oliver, 2nd Viscount Fitzwilliam, 1st Earl of Tirconnell [i.e. Tyrconnell] (died 1667) and Mrs. Mary Fitzwilliam. The survey was done between 1663-1667 by John Wilson.
Dates: 1663 - 1667

A.A. Cooper travel narrative

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P372
Overview Photocopy of a travel narrative describing a journey from Missouri to Oregon in 1863. "This copy was made by her daughter, Nancy Cooper Thomas, in the year 1910. The present typed copy was made in 1931." Published as: Our journey across the plains from Missouri to Oregon in 1863. The Dalles, Or. : [A.A.S. Cooper, 1901].
Dates: 1863

Aaron Friesen autograph album

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P862
Overview Aaron Friesen was born in 1899 at Inman (McPherson County), Kansas to Mennonite parents. He was age six at Christmas 1905, when he received this autograph album, made in Germany, from his uncle William E. Harms of Inman. The content includes signed sentiments from his parents and uncles, dated January 1906.
Dates: 1905 - 1906

Aaron Pugh diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P926
Overview Aaron Pugh was a soldier in M Company of the 8th Regiment of the Iowa Cavalry. This collection contains his diary for the years of 1863-1864, with reflection upon his enlistment and subsequent training in the U.S. Army.
Dates: July 1863 - April 28, 1864

A.B. Iliff notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B2
Overview Mathematics, history, and science class notebooks kept at Lane University. Lecompton, Kansas, 1873.
Dates: 1873

Abilene High School memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P864
Overview Violet Sleichter Hoffman graduated from Abilene High School (Abilene, Kansas) in the class of 1925. Her collection includes high school programs, autographs and candid photographs of classmates and teachers, and formal group photographs from reunions of her class.
Dates: 1921 - 1975

Abilene, Kansas postcard collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 100
Overview Photographic postcards of Abilene, Kansas, with scenes of buildings, businesses, houses, street scenes, and school groups.
Dates: approximately 1907, 1908, 1910

Abraham family genealogy

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P711
Overview This typescript by Burl D. Abraham lists his Abraham family line of descent from Mordecai Abraham (1796-1871) of Virginia to Butler County, Kansas residents Richard Roy Abraham (1880-1947) and Cora Belle (Metcalfe) Abraham (1893-1968).
Dates: December 25, 1989

Abraham Lincoln portrait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS R446
Overview This collection consists of a reproduction of a rare portrait drawing of Abraham Lincoln, his first ever portrait made after he was nominated for U.S. President, in June 1860. This reproduction was published in Boston in November 1911 by Otto Wiecher, Book and Printseller.
Dates: 1911, from an 1860 drawing

Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas) miscellaneous records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P654
Overview Miscellaneous records of the Fraternal Order of Freemasons at Lawrence, Kansas (Acacia Lodge No. 9), including by-laws, rolls of members, and programs for installation of officers. Records date from 1938 to 1973.
Dates: 1938, 1957, 1968, 1971-1973

Academic Papers of Debora K. Brown

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P395
Overview 2 academic papers by Debora K. Brown.
Dates: 1980

Accipetres, from G. R. Gray’s Genera of Birds

 Collection
Call Number: MS G40
Overview This collection consists of a single volume containing notes for an ornithological work, as well as loose material removed from the volume. The section Accipitres from G. R. Gray's Genera of Birds, 1849 (42 printed pages) has been placed into this volume and is heavily annotated, interleaved with many sheets of lined blue paper containing extensive annotations on and additions to the text. The additions are largely citations of dated nomenclature up to 1875; but...
Dates: 1875?

Account and letterpress books.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E97
Scope and Contents The account books in the collection contain Gray's farm records of produce and livestock sold in the area. Also included in the collection are letterpress correspondence volumes dating from the time that he served as secretary of the State Board of Agriculture.
Dates: 1857-1879

Account book and Application of Membership for the Associated Union of Steam Shovelmen

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E86
Overview An account book and application of membership for the Associated Union of Steam Shovelmen, 1912-1916.
Dates: 1912; 1913-1916

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University of Kansas 58
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 22
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
United States. Army 19
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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
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
Between the Covers Rare Books 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 3363
Multiple languages 159
French 31
Italian 23
Latin 20