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Annual report of the Kansas Farmers Union Green Thumb

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E129
Overview Annual report, 1973, [of the] Kansas Farmers Union Green Thumb. -- McPherson, Kan. : Kansas Farmers Union Green Thumb, 1973.
Dates: 1973

Anonymous French manuscript about the microscope

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS A23
Overview This collection consists of a single volume, the bulk of which contains instructions for the manufacture of microscopes and their lenses, barrels, etc., as well as for the caring of them. The volume also contains a second, reversed set of pages, the bulk of which are blank but which contain a recipe for making a cordial and an ink sketch and painted coat of arms.
Dates: approximately 1690

Anthony and Havens family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 555
Overview Colonel Daniel Read Anthony and Paul Egbert Havens were leading businessmen and public officials in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. Their families intersected through the 1897 marriage of Anthony's son, Daniel Read Anthony, Jr., and Havens' daughter Elizabeth. The Anthony collection consists primarily of career papers of Colonel Anthony, his son, and his grandson, Daniel Read Anthony III. The Havens papers are comprised largely of personal family correspondence.
Dates: 1837 - 1986

Anthony Harrigan collection inventories

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 4
Overview These copies of typed inventories provide detailed listings of the many papers of conservative writer and lecturer Anthony H. Harrigan that were received by the University of Wyoming's Archive of Contemporary History (within the University's American Heritage Center) during the period 1972 to 1980. The inventories, arranged by date of accession, list Harrigan's speeches, articles, and correspondence, as well as personal correspondence of Harrigan and Ravenel family members. Topics covered by...
Dates: 1800 - 1980

Anthony, Kansas photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 77
Overview Views of buildings in Anthony, Kansas, tornado damage and of a harvesting crew with steam thresher. The photographs were made by M.I. Armantrout, Anthony, Kansas.
Dates: approximately 1888

Anthony Scott Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 676
Overview The Anthony Scott Family papers are those of a family that moved to Topeka, Kansas in the 1800s. The papers document the family line of Anthony and Anna Scott, especially focusing on James H. Scott and his family who moved to California in 1919.
Dates: 1815 - 1982

Anti-Horse Thief Association minute book

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P860
Overview The Anti-Horse Thief Association was a grass-roots organization of U.S. citizens that emerged in the 1850s as a vigilance body for prevention of theft, especially horse stealing. It remained active in the early 1900s, with membership bodies in many states and counties. This minute book of the Association's Hughes County, Oklahoma unit (Subordinate Order No. 179) contains its minutes from December 1911 to May 1912, and lists names of the unit's officers and members.
Dates: 1911-1912, and 1933 news clipping

Application to the National Register of Historic Places

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1275
Overview Photographs, maps, resources, and application for the nomination of the Black Jack Battlefield Historic Site to the National Register of Historic Places.
Dates: 2002 - 2004

Apuntes para formar un discurse sobre el mal y el bien de Espanã, escrite de orden del rey de las Sicilias, monarca presunte de las Espanás

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C16
Overview Notes to form a speech on the "evil and good" of Spain, written from Naples by Miguel Antonio de la Gándara at the order of Carlos III, king of Spain (1716-1788). Gándara (1719-1783) was a priest born in the Liendo Valley (Cantabria), Spain, who participated in the Concordat of 1753 between Spain and Pope Benedict XIV.
Dates: July 5, 1759

A.R. Meier letter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P868
Overview This letter from A. R. Meier, owner of the Meier Electric Company and operator of Radio Station W9CKJ at Russell, Kansas, is to Harold F. Reidl, operator of Radio Station W9VWP at Otis, Kansas. Meier writes to offer for sale a vertical antenna that he intends to replace.
Dates: March 25, 1940; enclosed photograph: December 6, 1939

Architectual drawings and surveys of Curtis Besinger

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 335
Overview School of Architecture class projects led by Curtis Besinger when he taught at the University of Kansas. Includes architectural surveys of historic sites in Douglas County, the larger state of Kansas, and some locations in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dates: before 1962 - 1971

Architectural drawings by Edmund Hutawa

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G55
Overview This collection consists of 1 set of unbound gatherings, architectural drawings on tissue/tracing paper laid on (some loose). Also includes a loose map of Templedorff area near Potsdamer Tor of Berlin. Handwritten notes (in German) throughout; most on pieces of notepaper glued to leaves.
Dates: 1828 - 1829

Architectural drawings of the William Pitt Telescope

 Collection
Call Number: PP 526
Overview This collection contains 83 drawings of the William Pitt telescope, 1952 observatory plans, and 1970 astrology cold box.
Dates: 1927 - 1970

Architectural plans for the Alexander Majors home

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G18
Overview A description of the Majors home which stands at 83rd Street and State Line (8145 State Line Road in Leawood, Kansas and 8206 Wyoming Street in Kansas City, Missouri) and sketch of the business career of Alexander Majors. There are reproductions of several documents relevant to the history of the house, as well as a floor plan of the home, and photographs of Majors. Majors was a partner in the early western freighting firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell.
Dates: 1969

Architecture 648 (An Introduction to Historic Preservation) class projects

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1158
Overview This collection consists of class projects aimed at historic preservation in architecture at the University of Kansas; 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.
Dates: 1990 - 1991

Arden Booth State Senate Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1404
Overview Material relating predominately to Arden Booth's time in the Kansas State Senate, with the addition of a small amount of personal materials and some information regarding the radio station KLWN, mostly in the form of letters.
Dates: 1964 to 1990 (bulk 1971 to 1976)

Argentine River Improvement & Traffic Company stock certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P952
Overview Stock certificate for one $100 share of the Argentine River Improvement & Traffic Company of Argentine, Kansas, given to George G. Barker.
Dates: August 1, 1887

Arithmetic exercise book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C161
Overview Arithmetic exercise book.
Dates: 1792

Arithmetic Manuscript of J. Price

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C293
Overview J. Price's manuscript [circa 1805] includes mathematical and financial equations. The untitled manuscript contains sketches on the front and back cover. It was likely created in the United Kingdom.
Dates: 1805?

Arleen Purcell biographical material

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P757
Overview Arleen Purcell was an instrumental and vocal instructor in Kansas communities including Fulton, Pittsburgh, and Fort Scott. She co-authored the musical play Footprints on the Frontier. This collection of her papers includes a biography and programs for a production of Footprints on the Frontier.
Dates: 1985

Armitage Foundation records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 685
Overview The Armitage Gone! Dance modern dance company was founded by Lawrence, Kansas, native Karole Armitage in 1979. The Armitage Foundation was established in 1985 to oversee the work of Armitage and the dance company. This collection contains budget reports, correspondence, reviews, and other materials related to both the foundation and company.
Dates: 1982 - 1993

Arnold Springer Ledger

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS G55
Overview Business records and account of Arnold & Springer, a general store in White Cloud, Kansas.
Dates: 1883

Arthur and Ethel Parks papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 421
Overview The Arthur and Ethel Parks papers are those of a longtime Kansas couple. A businessman, Arthur Parks served for a time as director of the Office of Economic Opportunity for Kansas.
Dates: 1934 - 1981

Arthur F. McClure papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1131
Overview The Arthur F. McClure papers consist primarily of collected publications and photographs. The older portion of the collection (papers dating from 1872-1934 and photographs) belonged to the father, who was a printer. The newer portion of the collection (Arthur McClure II papers) belonged to the son, who taught history at Central Missouri State University and shares the same name. The Arthur McClure II papers include correspondence and historical information mainly regarding University of...
Dates: 1872 - 1991

"Arthur" theatrical production records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 102
Overview A collection of records related to a proposed (but never staged) 1919 production of "Arthur: a tragedy," a play written by poet, playwright, and art historian Laurence Binyon "for and with" Martin Harvey (actor and theater manager later known as Sir John Martin-Harvey) . The collection includes correspondence and notes by or addressed to Martin Harvey, as well as sketches, some signed by artist and designer Robert Anning Bell, relating primarily to the design of the proposed production,...
Dates: 1919, 1933 (bulk 1919)

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White, William Allen, 1868-1944 22
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 21
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
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