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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.
Assessment of the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence's Adaptive Reuse of the Pleasant Valley District #14 Schoolhouse
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.
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.
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.
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.
At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City: Independence and Jackson County research files
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.
Typescript of the autobiography of Mary F. Beeson, including Beeson's account of the murder of her father, James Lot Warfield, by William Quantrill's guerrilla band on October 17, 1862 at Shawneetown, Kansas.
An autobiography by Minnie Mischke Peterson about her teaching experiences in Kansas from 1903 through 1948. The collection also contains a photograph of Minnie with two other teachers in Russell Springs, Kansas, and a negative of Russell Springs teachers at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
These two leaves, compiled by an unknown collector, have been pasted with autographs and letters. Three of the letters are complete.
This collection contains six photographs of schools in Atchison and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas from 1922 to 1925 and in the 1940s, including the Pardee School, Lane School, Delaware School, Bell School, and Mound School. Collection includes photograph description and identifications of students and teachers standing outside the schools. Ava Higley Milett appears as a student or teacher in all the photographs.
James and Wilma Babcock owned and operated Babcock Grocery and B and B Beauty Bar in Ottawa, Kansas. This collection contains their business records and personal papers, as well as those of their daughter, Marla Jo Babcock, and James Babcock's mother Nettie.
This collection contains newspaper issues and tear sheets, primarily from the Northeast region of the United States, with dates ranging from 1795 to 1870. It reflects the interests of Backus family members who were predominantly lawyers. The family settled in Connecticut in the late 1700s and migrated to upstate New York in the mid-1800s.
This collection contains miscellaneous circular letters, telegrams, administrative forms, memorandums, war department related materials, and periodicals from Baker University. Most of the materials are from the first half of the 20th century.
Account books of an anonymous speculative trader, providing yearly summary of accounts. Each volume covers a year, and contains a dozen accounts in fair detail and a list of 50 to 100 accounts showing net profit or debit. The "bottom line" is about £50,000. Cargoes largely consist of tropical produce; the trader also imported cheese and butter from Holland into England and had other investments.
Two photographs of Donna Webb and her first grade class at Baldwin Elementary School in Baldwin City, Kansas. The photographs were taken by Sharon England in April 1982.