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Account Book of Henry J. de Coster

 Collection
Call Number: MS B8
Overview This account book written in Flemish and French by Henry J. de Coster from 1790-1802 tracks his lumber trade financial dealings as he begins his business. "In coop boek, begonst met het jaar 1790" is written on the first free flyleaf. A number of leaves, which are notes on accounts often written on the versos of letters, etc., were removed from the book and are housed separately.
Dates: 1790 - 1802

Account Book of Isaac L. Cowen

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C291
Overview Account book of income and expenses kept by Isaac Luce Cowen [or Cowing, or Covin], of New Bedford, Massachusetts, from 1843-1854.
Dates: 1843 - 1854

Account-book of the estate of Reverend Richard Greene

 Collection
Call Number: MS B125
Overview An account book containing legal documents that records the history of the estate, household accounts, etc., kept by estate administrator William Webb for the estate of Reverend Richard Greene of England. The account-book runs from the death of Greene of Greatham to Richard I. Greene's death and the final settlement with Maria Greene (Richard I. Greene's sister) in 1794. Although the family is genteel and has income from investments and land, the income is very small.
Dates: April 8, 1786-September 11, 1794

Account Books of Hill Top Farm, etc.

 Collection
Call Number: MS C296
Overview The collection consists of 3 farm account books, mainly for Hill Top Farm, Midhurst, Sussex but also including accounts for property at nearby Heyshott and Cranmore and for various persons. The accounts record payments made and received for taxes, rents, wages, animals, supplies, etc. Hill Top Farm was apparently purchased by William Fisher in 1809 with the assistance of his father, Richard Fisher of Mill End, Hambledon, Buckinghamshire, who died in 1813. The first account book opens with notes...
Dates: 1823 - 1872

Account of Cherokee Indian affairs in Oklahoma during the past generation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P242
Overview Account of the history of Cherokee Indian affairs in Oklahoma during the past generation, together with correspondence regarding the account. Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1966.
Dates: 1966

Account of killing of Larkin Milton Skaggs, a Quantrill raider

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P118
Overview Account of eye witness J. M. Henry of Lawrence who saw the killing of Skaggs; gives circumstantial account of capture and execution of Quantrill sic] raider.
Dates: 1915

Account of the 1860 Revolution in Colombia

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS P77
Overview First-person account--possibly fictional--of Revolution of 1860 in Colombia, South America. Account may be incomplete; includes parts 1-7.
Dates: After 1880 (foot note pages 33: 20 años mas tarde)

Accounting, Correspondence, and Financial Records for the Bank of White Cloud, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E124
Overview Accounting, correspondence, and financial records.
Dates: 1881 - 1905

Accounts and memoranda concerning the United Irishman and Galway American newspaper

 Collection
Call Number: MS P327
Overview Accounts and memoranda concerning the United Irishman and Galway American newspaper
Dates: 1863

Accounts of the Trustees of the Poor's Ground

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B124
Overview Account book for a charity issuing bread and a yearly coat for each poor person (presumably of the parish). Recipients are named (in 1685 there are 8; in the 1760's there are about 40; after 1784 they are no longer named). Trustees are named: they usually sign the account yearly. The charity is not named or located; after 1725 the yearly heading is "The Accounts of the Trustees of the Poores Land Devisd by, Richard Hill Gent. Decd." The money is derived from rents from land in Cradley and in...
Dates: 1685-1805[?]

Ackenhausen Saddlery Co. invoice

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P893
Overview This handwritten invoice receipt in postcard form is from Cha[rle]s Ackenhausen to Mess. Terhune Bros., Mound City, Mo., March 14, 1906.
Dates: 1906

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Lawrence records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 858
Overview The national American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) organization was founded in 1920 to protect individual rights guaranteed in the constitution. This collection contains files of the Lawrence (Kansas) chapter of the ACLU including correspondence, newsletters, case files and miscellaneous materials about the ACLU Lawrence branch.
Dates: 1963 - 1974

Adah Clarke's Max Reinhardt Workshop material

 Collection
Call Number: MS 10
Overview Collection of memorabilia collected by Adah Clarke (later Adah C. Hagan?) while a student in the Max Reinhardt Workshop at Los Angeles, California, circa 1939. Largely mimeographed and otherwise copied, the collection also includes some manuscripts, sketches, photos, etc. Includes class notes, annotated scripts, prop lists, and other related materials. Many individual items incomplete. Almost all items include typed explanations by Adah Clarke.
Dates: approximately 1939 [compiled in 1950s?]

Adair family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 996
Overview This collection includes the papers of Asa and Emma Adair of Ellis, Ellis County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, their children and extended families from 1848-1985. Composed primarily of correspondence, there are also photographs, legal documents, University of Kansas and Bowersock Theatre programs, and other printed material.
Dates: 1848 - 1985

Adna G. Clarke letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1520
Overview This collection contains letters written by Captain Adna G. Clarke of Company H of the 20th Kansas Volunteers to his wife and other family members while serving in the Spanish-American War in the Philippines. Also in the collection are some ephemera from Clarke's time in the war and some news articles by and about Clarke from later in his life after he moved to Hawaii.
Dates: 1898-1953 (bulk 1898-1899)

Adversaria. The Common-Place-Book, by Robert Courthope Sims

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B40
Overview Commonplace book, or a volume created to compile knowledge, kept by Robert Courthope Sims of Essex, England.
Dates: approximately 1755-1769 or later

African American history clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1183
Overview The African American history clippings collection covers a range of topics related to African American history, with some of the material relating specifically to Kansas and the Kansas City area.
Dates: 1960 - 1996

African American photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 531
Overview This collection consists of photographic prints and tintypes of African Americans, taken in eastern Kansas in the latter half of the 19th century. The posed and informal portraits had been compiled into an album that has been disbound due to severe deterioration. Images include individuals and groups of babies, children, and adults; most of the photographs were taken in studios and are posed in exterior or interior settings.
Dates: [between 1880-1900]

African American World War II oral history collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1439
Overview This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews of African American World War II veterans located in Kansas, from a project conducted by staff and students at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas with sponsorship from the Sandra Gautt KU Endowment. Also in the collection are some photographs and photocopies of photographic prints, original military-related documents and copies of documents, reference material, and other materials...
Dates: 1940s, 2010-2013

Afrikan Culture Society records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 881
Overview The Afrikan Culture Society records are those of a Leavenworth Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas based group attempting to raise awareness of African American history and cultural, social, and political problems.
Dates: 1987 - 1988

Afro-American Clubwomen Project records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 705
Overview The Afro-American Clubwomen's Project was a grant-funded collecting project, developed by the University of Kansas Women's Studies program, which sought to document the history of African American Women's clubs in Kansas.
Dates: 1900s-1986

Agnes Dawson collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 295
Overview Agnes (Balloch) Dawson was married to William Dawson III, who served as United States Minister to Ecuador, Colombia, and Uruguay, as well as U.S. Ambassador to Panama between 1931-1941. This collection includes extensive letters written by Agnes to family members describing daily diplomatic life and public social events. Included in her correspondence are photographs and newspaper clippings. A genealogy of her paternal lineage is also included from 1861-1905.
Dates: 1861 - 1941

Agnes Hudson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P799
Overview The Agnes Hudson papers are those of a long time Salina, Kansas resident who was an active participant in that city's social activities.
Dates: 1934 - 1945

Agnes T. Frog political campaign materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 472
Overview Agnes T. Frog, "A True Amphibian", was a 1986 write-in candidate for Douglas County Commissioner, representing the interests of voters who protested the County Commission's decision to issue $4 million in general obligation bonds the previous year. The funds which were slated to help pay for the proposed southern Lawrence bypass, the proposal of which generated concern regarding environmental impacts to the area, specifically the Baker Wetlands. The collection consists of photocopies of...
Dates: 1986

Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P874
Overview This agreement, signed by Robert Morrow, Jonathan Oldham, and William T. Faxon of the city of Lawrence in Kansas Territory, specifies their respective contractual obligations in a business arrangement for buying, cutting, curing, and packing pork. The agreement names Morrow for purchase of the pork, with Oldham and Faxon supplying the necessary buildings and labor.
Dates: November 27, 1860

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United States. Army 19
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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