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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)

Arthur Weaver Robinson collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1533
Overview Arthur Weaver Robinson was a prominent alumnus of the University of Kansas and worked as a specialist in internal medicine in Kansas City from 1952 to 1992. Robinson served in multiple positions of leadership at the St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri and taught medical students and St. Luke's resident staff as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical School. This collection contains Robinson family histories and genealogies; photographs and...
Dates: 1921 - 2015

Articles and Drawings about Architecture from Kansas City Newspapers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 655
Overview This is a collection of newspaper clippings from Kansas City newspapers, such as the Kansas City Star, Kansas City Journal, Kansas City Post, and the Kansas City Journal-Post from 1913-1924. The articles relate to prominent Kansas City landmarks such as the Liberty Memorial and Union Station in downtown Kansas City, as well as residences and commercial buildings. The collection also includes articles and pages from national publications such as American Contractor and Western...
Dates: 1913 - 1924

Artifacts from the 1984 Discovery Space Shuttle Mission

 Collection
Call Number: Pryce MS J2
Overview

Material carried on the maiden flight of the space shuttle orbiter Discovery (STS 41D, August 30 – September 5, 1984) and publicity material associated with the mission.

Dates: August 30 – September 5, 1984

Artificial Kansas-based photographs collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 535
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers on a variety of subjects relating to Kansas. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visit, mounted and unmounted prints, stereoviews, glass plate negatives, and...
Dates: approximately 1875-1984 (bulk 1900s-1910s)

Artificial non-Kansas photographs collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 539
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers on a variety of subjects outside the state of Kansas in the United States and Canada. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, mounted and unmounted prints, stereoviews, glass plate...
Dates: approximately 1867-1954 (bulk 1900s-1920s)

Artificial Portraits collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 540
Overview This artificial collection was assembled by putting together smaller sets of purchased photographs from various photographic dealers, focused on portraits of individuals, couples, and groups. Many of the purchases were selected by Spencer Research Library's Kansas Collection photoarchivist during the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of real photographic postcards, lithographic print postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, mounted and unmounted prints, glass plate negatives, and...
Dates: approximately 1868 - 1986 (bulk 1900s-1960s)

A.S. Thweatt diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P366
Overview

Photocopy of a diary written during a trip from New Orleans to New York City in 1867. The diary entries were made in a North, Brush & Mason's Catalogue of fancy goods.

Dates: 1867

Assessment of the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence's Adaptive Reuse of the Pleasant Valley District #14 Schoolhouse

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P872
Overview

This paper by University of Kansas student Dan Carey (later Dan Carey-Whalen) describes the historical and architectural importance of the Pleasant Valley #14 schoolhouse which was purchased as a meeting house in 1960 by the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas. Citing the building's suitability for the National Register of Historic Places, Carey proposes various preservation-minded measures for its adaptive use. Included are photographic negatives of the meeting house.

Dates: December 6, 1999

Assessments of Kansas Highways

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 668
Overview

This collection contains student projects from the EVRN 615 class at the University of Kansas, primarily conducted in assessment of the U.S. Highway 59 corridor between Lawrence and Ottawa, Kansas.

Dates: 2001

Association for Retarded Citizens of Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 815
Overview The Association for Retarded Citizens/Douglas County in Kansas was organized in May 1956. Known since the 1990s as the ARC of Douglas County, the organization provides advocacy and referral services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. This collection includes administrative records, correspondence, and collected material regarding the Kansas Association for Retarded Citizens, the Topeka Association for Retarded Citizens, the Bess Stone House, and Cottonwood,...
Dates: 1956 - 1989

Association of Kansas Theatre records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 724
Overview

The Association of Kansas Theatre (AKT), a Wichita-based support organization for theater groups in Kansas, publishes a directory and a quarterly newsletter, The Marquee, maintains a script library, and sponsors an annual convention. The collection includes administrative records of the organization, including photographs, video- and audio-cassette tape recordings and newsletters.

Dates: 1975 - 1996

Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

 Collection
Call Number: MS 220
Overview

A collection of unrelated legal documents from different countries and other political entities in continental Europe, dating from approximately the 1300s to the early 1800s. Documents come from Germany, Austria, the Holy Roman Empire, Iberia, Italy, France, Belgium, and unknown geographic locations.

Dates: 14th century-early 19th century

At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City: Independence and Jackson County research files

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS 799
Overview

This collection contains the research files compiled by authors working in collaboration with the Jackson County Historical Society, in the production of the book "At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City, Independence, and Jackson County".

Dates: 1850 - 1982

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway miscellaneous files

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1399
Overview

The collection consists of various letters concerning train and railway-related issues from 1910 to 1953; train part blueprints; some financial data from 1937 to 1944; letters and documents from 1922 to 1952 regarding brake parts; and letters and documents from 1936 to 1948 regarding bar and roller bearings.

Dates: 1910 - 1953

Athletic Director's records

 Series
Call Number: RG 66/11/4
Overview

This series, from the Athletics Department record group at the University of Kansas, consists of correspondence and related materials from when Forrest C. Allen (better known as Phog Allen) was Athletic Director at the university. The records are organized alphabetically by topic or correspondent's family name. Topics include but are not limited to specific sports; equipment; stadium construction; administrative duties; and associations and clubs in which KU teams competed.

Dates: 1919-1943 (bulk 1920s-1930s)

Augustine E. Costello letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P400
Overview

Letter from writer Augustine Costello to his young cousin "Charles", living in Ireland. The collection consists of a single autobiographical letter to this cousin, who also has decided to become a journalist, and is writing for the Freeman.

Dates: July 9, 1891

Austin C. Chapel Civil War diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P739
Overview

This 110-page Civil War diary of Austin C. Chapel, 5th Sergeant of Company G in Wisconsin's 13th Infantry Regiment, chronicles his daily activities in 1863 while guarding Union supplies in Tennessee. Documents which accompany the diary include Chapel's notice of appointment as 5th Sergeant, a 4-page letter written by Chapel in 1862 while posted at Fort Scott, Kansas, and his photograph in uniform.

Dates: 1863; also documents dated 1857, 1861, 1862

Austin-Frey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1026
Overview

The Austin-Frey family papers document a family whose members came to reside in Osage City and Lawrence, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s.

Dates: 1946 - 1988

Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew De Moss

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P667
Overview

A handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew De Moss, who in 1883 settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he was a physician as well as a minister and a published author of books on Christianity.

Dates: after 1903

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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
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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
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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
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Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
Benjamin, David, 1963- 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
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Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clark family 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark 4
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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
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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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