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Olathe (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Corinne N. Patterson papers

Call Number: RH MS 1490

The collection contains a trove of information regarding Corinne Patterson's lineage and research into her genealogy. Some correspondence materials are also in the collection, as are some booklets and photographs.

Dates: 1866 - 2015

Episodes in Kansas history

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P27

Episodes in Kansas history; three incidents included in The Gun and the Gospel. Lawrence? ca. 1896?

Dates: approximately 1896?

Loanda Augustina Lake Warren diaries

Call Number: RH MS 1545

This collection consists of two volumes of diaries from Loanda Augustina (Lake) Warren, one from 1879-1880 when she lived with her husband in Olathe, Kansas; and one from 1893-1895 when she had moved back to upstate New York after his death. The collection also includes transcriptions of the 1879-1880 diary and a letter dating from 1884.

Dates: 1879-1880, 1884, 1893-1895

Thomas Woodson Poor papers

Call Number:  RH MS 1568

Thomas Woodson Poor was an Olympic high jumper who competed at the University of Kansas (KU) from 1921 to 1925. He also served as the President of the Chamber of Commerce for Olathe, Kansas and Seneca, Missouri, and was elected Mayor of Olathe in 1949. His papers comprise newspapers, photographs, certificates, diplomas, artifacts, and correspondence that relates to milestones in Poor's life, including his courtship of Naomi Ruth Sparlin.

Dates: 1904 - July 10, 2021