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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...
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

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...
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?

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Haskell Institute 10
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 10
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 9
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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 8
University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History 8
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 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
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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
Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
University of Kansas. School of Engineering 6
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Bowersock, Justin DeWitt, 1842-1922 5
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 5
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 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. 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
Populist Party (Kan.) 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
Benjamin, David, 1963- 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 4
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clark family 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark 4
Democratic Party (Kan.) 4
Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Duchesne, Philippine, Saint, 1769-1852. 4
Ellis, Ralph Nicholson, 1908-1945 4
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917 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
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
Kansas. Militia 4
Lane University (Lecompton Kan.) 4
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Paden, William Doremus, 1903-1979 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
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French 93
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Spanish; Castilian 60
Latin 56