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Family archives -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Records:

Banker family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1351

This collection includes event programs, letters, news clippings, and photographs related to the Banker family. Materials are organized by family member; most of the materials are from either Theodora "Ted" Banker or her nephew Louis H. Banker.

Dates: 1897 - 1973

Frowe and Lathrop families records

Call Number: RH MS 696
Overview This collection comprises several generations of the Frowe and Lathrop families from the 1840s to 2016, most of which were ancestors, descendants, and relatives of Mary Phillips Miller. Other major family names in the collection include Phillips and Miller; minor family names include Johnson, Hahn, Gipson, Erixon, Drake, Richardson, Sebring, Ward, Wright, etc. The collection includes personal correspondence, documents, photographic material, personal mementos, genealogical records, news...
Dates: 1842 - 2016

Harrell - Willey family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1522

This collection contains family memorobilia, including photographs, biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks dating from the 19th through the early 21st centuries for the Harrell and Willey families, who settled in Kansas during the territorial era and early statehood.

Dates: 1803 - 2012

Harris family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1543

This collection contains general incoming correspondence, greeting cards, and calendars received and compiled by Deborah (Schumann) Harris, an alumna of the University of Kansas Class of 1974. The correspondence documents the personal lives, professional projects, and world travels of Harris's friends and family. The collection also includes papers related to Harris's time at the University of Kansas while residing at Douthart Scholarship Hall, primarily from 1970-1974.

Dates: 1965 - 2019

James Dewey family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1575

The James Dewey family collection consists mainly of his parents' letters, papers, and photographs concerning their service in World War II. Dewey's father, Ernest Dewey, served in the army and his mother, Helen Scamell, in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). There are also two generations of family photographs from his mother’s side, including some items from his grandfather, Ralph Scamell, an architect in Topeka, Kansas.

Dates: 1893-2002 (bulk 1910-1960)

Kennedy - Ottinger family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1350

This collection includes an autobiographical account of life in Kansas City from the late 1920s through the late 1940s written by Audrey Maridale Kennedy and postcards, correspondence, personal papers, scrapbooks, and photographs from the Kennedy and Ottinger families from throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1816 - 2008

Major H. Cleveland correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH MS 206

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and legal records.

Dates: 1868 - 1906

Personal papers of Nellie Barnes

Call Number: PP 466
Overview Nellie Barnes taught Rhetoric at the University of Kansas from 1918-1956. Her collection includes maps, stories of Kansas lore and history, student theme papers, and lyrics to folk songs. The bulk of the collection comprises personal and family papers, project manuscripts and miscellaneous research with content dating back to 1750, and alphabetical files of letters to author Mary Austin (1868-1934), who wrote about Native American affairs particularly related to tribal nations in the U.S....
Dates: 1900 - 1960

Pillsbury-Weston family correspondence

Call Number: RH MS 233

This collection consists of photocopied family correspondence from the 19th century, including family members who lived in New York City, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Kansas before, during, and after the United States' Civil War.

Dates: 1828 - 1896

Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1309

This collection includes papers and photographs from the Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen families of Kansas.

Dates: 1807 - 2013

William E. Drenner family collection

Call Number: RH MS 973

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, photographic albums, scrapbooks, published books, exhibit panels, and reference material of William Drenner and his family. It also contains business papers and reports from Drenner's banking career.

Dates: 1920s-2000s