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This collection includes photocopies of newspaper articles regarding early Kansas white settler Amelia Pardee Ellis McQueen and her two husbands, who both fought in the Civil War. The collection also includes a copy of "A Biographical Sketch of the McQueen and Pardee Ancestors of Dana Lee Thorne," a narrative genealogy. The McQueen and Pardee families lived in Miami County and Greenwood County, Kansas.
Amended articles of incorporation and by-laws of the Kansas Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends
Articles of Incorporation and By-laws of the Kansas Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends, as adopted 1900 (three typescripts, with penned corrections and additions).
This collection consists of tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by students in the University of Kansas course "America in the 1960s" (History 510), which was taught by Rusty Monhollon. Subjects addressed by interviewee include everyday life, as well as the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, the Chicago Democratic convention, racial issues, rural Kansas, the Vietnam war, and the draft.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Baldwin is local branch of the AAUW Kansas organization. The collection consists of club records, including secretary books, a ledger, thank you notes, and yearbooks.
The Leavenworth, Kansas, Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1937. The collection includes meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, AAUW annual yearbooks, and brochures, almost exclusively pertaining to the Leavenworth Branch.
Elizabeth Sherbon was a professor of dance at the University of Kansas and co-founder of the American Dance Symposia. This collection consists mainly of files and photos related to the Symposia, which took place in Wichita, Kansas during the summers 1968-1972. Also included in the collection are Alice Sherbon Bauman's personal papers and family photos.
This collection consists of materials relating to the American Guild of Organists. Materials include the Code of Ethics, directories for various chapters nationwide, and the financial records of the Lawrence-Baldwin (Kansas) chapter.
This collection consists of 32 large-scale black and white photographs of a protest by Native Americans in Washington, D.C. From what is shown in the photographs, the protest ends with police violently breaking it apart and arresting protesters.
The American Laboratory Theatre, sometimes referred to as the 'Lab', was founded in 1923 in New York City, New York as both a professional theatrical group and a school. The collection consists mostly of administrative correspondence, as well as production programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and some student files, all related to the school's efforts. Also in the collection are some secondary research materials about the theatre and school.
An artificial collection of manuscript drafts of poetry, correspondence, and other materials from a variety of poets and authors of the mid-20th century, purchased or otherwise acquired from a variety of sources and assembled by Spencer Research Library staff.
Includes a photograph of the "American progress" painting by John Gast in 1872. George Crofutt worked with Gast to create this painting to distribute as a print in his magazine, Crofutt's Western World. The painting is one of the most enduring artistic represtations of the phrase "Manifest Destiny," coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845.
This collection consists of projects for a University of Kansas course in architecture; the projects pertain to the residences, farmsteads, churches and public buildings in the Lawrence/Douglas County, Kansas area and include building plans, photos, and interviews with past inhabitants.
This scrapbook of the American War Mothers Northeast Chapter No. 31 illustrates the activities and commendations of the organization from 1959-1961 with clippings, programs, photographs, certificates and correspondence. Yearbooks from 1948-1960 are also included.
The collection contains photographs of the interiors of millinery shops and dry goods stores, a newspaper advertisement for Mrs. M. P. Ames Millinery, and snapshots from the 1904 Saint Louis (Missouri) World's Fair. The photograph album contains snapshots of social life in El Reno, Oklahoma. The Ames and Enloe families were milliners in Kansas and Oklahoma from 1905-1920.
Typed letter signed to Wesley Hartley replying to his query as to the value of high school and college education to a writer. Together with original envelope and signed photocopied portrait.
This collection contains the correspondence of Amos Adams Lawrence, treasurer of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. The letters, to and from Lawrence, date from 1846-1878.
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.
An Analysis and Evaluation of Selected Public Speeches of John James Ingalls, by Ray Harold Sandefur
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.
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.
An industrial survey of Winfield, Kansas; for the City of Winfield, Kansas / by John D. Bender. -- Manhattan, Kansas, 1948.
Order commiting Margrett Grey to jail. Mittimus? Recipient: The keeper of the house of correction at Navan?
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.
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.
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.