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An account of the Church and remains of the Manor House of Stanton Harcourt in the County of Oxford

 Collection
Call Number: MS C202
Overview This historical account of the church and remains of the manor house of Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire (Nuneham Courtenay), covering the period 1199 to circa 1800, was written by George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt (1736-1809) in 1808, although this year that was copied may have been 1818. It is dedicated to the antiquary, Richard Gough (1735-1809), and includes texts of epitaphs by William Congreve, Alexander Pope and John Gay, and of a letter from Gay.
Dates: 1808 or 1818

An Analysis and Evaluation of Selected Public Speeches of John James Ingalls, by Ray Harold Sandefur

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D224
Overview This Ph.D. thesis for the State University of Iowa by Ray Harold Sandefur is an "attempt to make a rhetorical analysis of Ingalls' speaking techniques in some fifteen senatorial speeches and two Kansas speeches." Sandefur's main concern was primarily with the materials and methods by means of which Ingalls on the platform was able to gain belief and move to action. Rhetorical, historical, and evaluative methodology was employed.
Dates: 1950

An Early Stone Church: the English Lutheran Church, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P713
Overview A history of the establishment and the architecture of the English Lutheran Church (later the Trinity Lutheran Church) of Lawrence, Kansas, written by Cathy Ambler, December 1990. Ambler's history of the church was produced as a student paper for a University of Kansas course in Architecture.
Dates: December 1990

An industrial survey of Winfield, Kansas

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D230
Overview An industrial survey of Winfield, Kansas; for the City of Winfield, Kansas / by John D. Bender. -- Manhattan, Kansas, 1948.
Dates: 1948

"An Introduction to Harmony" by William Shield

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G54
Overview Manuscript fair copy of William Shield's c. 1822 copy of "An Introduction to Harmony". This edition seems to derive from the text of 1800, but the reason or occasion for this copy is unknown. Consists of detailed descriptions and numerous examples for understanding, composing, and interpreting various types and degrees of harmony as used by Shield and other famous composers of the time. However, no explicit citations of other composer's works are made in reference to the musical examples used...
Dates: approximately 1822

An order by Thomas Loftus committing Margrett Grey to jail

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS 12/2:15
Overview Order commiting Margrett Grey to jail. Mittimus? Recipient: The keeper of the house of correction at Navan?
Dates: January 10, 1732

An Overview of the St. Mary's College Complex and Its Development

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P709
Overview A 69-page overview of the architectural development of the St. Mary's College complex at St. Marys, Kansas, written by University of Kansas graduate student Barbara Anderson for a fall 1989 class in American Architectural History. This photocopy of Anderson's typescript contains her reproductions of campus maps, building photographs, and building floor plans.
Dates: 1989

"Ancestors and Descendants of Frances Christina McCreath Taylor"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P211
Overview Typescript of "Ancestors and Descendants of Frances Christina McCreath Taylor," written in Lawrence, Kansas in 1965 by author, Frances Christina McCreath Taylor. Description of the genealogy of Taylor from 1811 to 1965.
Dates: 1965

Ancient Order of United Workmen (White Cloud Lodge No. 540) minutes

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E121
Overview Meeting minutes and other records in one volume for the White Cloud, Kansas Lodge No. 540 of the Ancient Order of United Workmen (AOUW). The AOUW is a national fraternal organization that has been in existence since the late 19th century.
Dates: December 1905-May 1, 1914

Andrew J. Haynes papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E209
Overview Andrew J. Haynes was a law student and later lawyer in Missouri during the Reconstruction era following the United States Civil War. This collection includes a manuscript journal and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings that relate to the political climate of the Reconstruction era, as well as to Haynes's personal interests in politics and history.
Dates: 1866 - 1907

Ann Burlein Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 43
Overview This collection contains materials dealing with Colorado for Family Values and Summit Ministries, organizations that fought against Amendment 2 in the 1992 Colorado general elections. Amendment 2, which would have given homosexuals special protection status against discrimination, passed by 54% of the general public but was ruled unconstitutional by the Colorado Supreme Court in 1994 because of an infringement on "equal participation in the political process". Comprised of photocopies of...
Dates: 1992 - 1996

Ann Schofield papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1224
Overview The Ann Schofield collection consists of books and research material focusing on U.S. working class women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Dates: 1983

Anna G. (Smith) Irvin's memories of early days in Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P68
Overview Reminiscences of early days near Blue Mound. Recounts family's departure from England and trip West. Describes pioneer life in Douglas County, raids during the civil War, and Indians in the area. A 4-page "Excerpt" and map is included with the account.
Dates: 1935

Anna Jane Michener papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1508
Overview This collection contains papers from community groups, organizations, and events that Anna Jane Michener was involved with in the Wichita, Kansas area. Includes family life class curricula, papers on race relations, and pamphlets pertaining to Family Life Education. Additionally, correspondence between Anna Jane and family, friends, and colleagues can be found throughout the collection.
Dates: 1892 - 1982

Anna Lawson Tonkinson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 325
Overview Correspondence, records, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Anna Lawson Tonkinson spanning the years from 1913-1962.
Dates: 1913 - 1962

Annabelle Haupt papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 649
Overview Annabelle Haupt was the sister of Carl Bell, Jr., the mayor of Wichita, Kansas, from 1962-1963. Annabelle graduated from Southwestern College (Winfield, Kansas) in 1930. She was active in many community and civic organizations, including church-affliated organizations promoting interfaith ministries. This collection includes personal letters adressed to her, as well as her husband, James, and their daughter, Elsa, as well as papers pertaining to Annabelle's service organizations.
Dates: 1894 - 2002

Annals of Harriet S. Wright

 Collection — folders: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS P345
Overview 2 copies of the photocopied typescript "Annals of Harriet S. Wright" written by Harriet S. Wright.
Dates: 1911

Anne E. Bingham reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P56
Overview Reminiscences of life on a farm near Junction City following migration west in 1869. Sixteen years on a Kansas farm, 1870-1886.
Dates: 1869, 1870-1886, 1921

Anne H.T. Moore papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 702
Overview This colleciton includes files regarding various organizations in which Anne Moore was active, notably the Lawrence Civic Choir tour of Poland, Kansas Organic Producers, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1970s-80s.
Dates: 1970 - 1989

Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron (Lady Byron) correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS 107
Overview A collection of letters, primarily between Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, also known as Lady Byron (1792-1860), widow of the poet, and George MacDonald (1824-1905), the author, her protégé, written shortly before her death.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1925 ( 1856-1859)

Anne "Petey" Cerf papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 633
Overview This collection consists largely of material related to Anne "Petey" Cerf's efforts to improve conditions at nursing homes, such as through the Kansans for Improvement of Nursing Homes (KINH), Inc. organization which she helped found. Other material in the collection reflects Cerf's other philanthropic and community-based efforts to improve life for everyone in her community.
Dates: 1974 - 1994

Annebelle Miller photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 28
Overview Photographs taken by Annabelle (Loosbrook) Miller, near Melvern, Kansas.
Dates: approximately 1908

Annie Bushe album

 Collection
Call Number: MS B112
Overview Manuscript "Album" inscribed to "Annie Bushe from Papa June 1857". Contains poems in various hands, some initialed and dated by the contributors. Among them, several commemorative poems establish the date of Annie H. Bushe's death as 1868. Another ownership inscription identifies a later owner (who also added to the album) as "Georgie H. Bushe Arnestown 1878." This indicates the volume is from County Wexford, Ireland. Illustrated with 3 topographical sketches. A loose insert (a manuscript poem)...
Dates: approximately 1857-1884

Annie I. Wight photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 91
Overview This collection contains photographs of the area around Annie Wight's home in Douglas County, Kan., showing Wakarusa Valley, the Kansas River, plants around the yard, and still lifes in the home. Miss Annie I. Wright was a music teacher living at 1012 Pennsylvania Street in Lawrence with her widowed mother Ruth L. Wight and sister Lucy A. Wight.
Dates: 1899 - 1917

Annotations and Additions to Rathmines School Roll

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C263
Overview Printed book, heavily annotated with emendations written by Abraham George Haskins. Volume is interleaved with printed and manuscript material. Volume contains the School Roll of students arranged by year of enrollment (age, birthplace, often biographical details); alphabetical name-index; reminiscences by Dr. Benson; preface describing school customs; photos of the school and Dr Benson. Compiled by Dr Benson; completed and edited by T.F. Figgis and T.W.F. Drury, acting for the O.R.S. (Old...
Dates: 1932 - 1939

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University of Kansas 58
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 22
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 22
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
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
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 6
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 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
Besinger, Curtis 5
Democratic Party (Kan.) 5
Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 5
Haskell Indian Junior College 5
Inge, William 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
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 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 H. 4
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 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
Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
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Language
English 3344
Multiple languages 164
French 27
Italian 19
Latin 19