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Kansas -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 records:

Alfred Curtiss and Clara Haskins Curtiss genealogy

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E93
Overview The genealogy of Alfred Curtiss and of his wife Clara Haskins Curtiss of, their descendants and some of their relatives. Ransomville, N.Y., 1924 written by their daughter, Elizabeth Curtiss. The collection also includes two images, one each of Alfred and Clara Curtiss.
Dates: 1924

An Analysis and Evaluation of Selected Public Speeches of John James Ingalls, by Ray Harold Sandefur

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS D224
Overview This Ph.D. thesis for the State University of Iowa by Ray Harold Sandefur is an "attempt to make a rhetorical analysis of Ingalls' speaking techniques in some fifteen senatorial speeches and two Kansas speeches." Sandefur's main concern was primarily with the materials and methods by means of which Ingalls on the platform was able to gain belief and move to action. Rhetorical, historical, and evaluative methodology was employed.
Dates: 1950

Certificate for a share of property for John H. Swift

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P430
Overview A certificate giving John H. Swift one share of "Town property of the Woodson Town Association" dated May 5, 1856.
Dates: 1856

Clippings and scrapbook on Kansas history in the 1920s and 1930s

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS C61
Overview Scrapbook of mounted newspaper clippings on Kansas history. The articles appeared in the late 1920's and early 1930's. Also included are drawings taken from Andreas' History of Kansas.
Dates: between 1920 and 1939

Clippings on the Grange and the Populist movements in Kansas.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 60
Scope and Contents This collection consists of newspaper clippings on the Grange and Populist movements collected from 1886-1893 by Richard Theodore Ely. (See accession file for photo copies of clippings.)
Dates: 1886-1893.

Craig Crosswhite papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1447
Overview This collection consists of research papers written by Craig Crosswhite regarding various topics in Kansas history. The papers were written for coursework Crosswhite was taking as a graduate student at the University of Kansas, commissioned work on behalf of others, and for other projects Crosswhite was developing. Papers include an account of Oscar Wilde's trip to Lawrence, KS on April 21, 1882, and correspondence and copies of newspaper articles related to the report. Also includes...
Dates: 1976 - 1982

Elfriede Fischer Rowe papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 958
Overview Elfriede Fischer Rowe was a well-known authority on Lawrence, Kansas history and active in many community and civic endeavors. This collection includes personal mementos from when she was a student and alumna of the University of Kansas, information regarding World War II rationing and Mrs. Rowe's work with the Hercules Power Company during the war, as well as historical information about Lawrence, Kansas and personal and family papers.
Dates: 1899 - 1984

Henry L. Carey stories, clippings, and notes

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P261
Overview The collection consists of approximately eight short stories (undated) written by Henry L. Carey. Most of which deal with southwestern Kansas and the Santa Fe Trail based, at least in part, on fact. The rest of the materials consists of clippings, notes, and an issue of The Kansas Magazine in which a story of Jane Carey's, daughter of Henry L. Carey, appeared.
Dates: 1930-1945?

John Lyttleton Dawson letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS P5
Overview John Lyttleton Dawson (1813-1870), served in Congress as Democrat from Pennsylvania 1851-1855; declined appointment as Kansas territorial governor by President Pierce. Two letters from John Dawson, 1813-1870.
Dates: 1854, 1856

Kansas Governors' miscellaneous correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P296
Overview The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.
Dates: 1839 - 1954

Kansas newspaper clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 828
Overview The University of Kansas Division of Continuing Education created and maintained these clippings files on Kansas-related subjects from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Dates: 1950 - 1977

Kansas under God a sermon delivered at the First Christian Church, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS E167
Overview Typescript copy with manuscript corrections of a sermon delivered by the Rev. Benton Roy Hanan at the First Christian Church, Lawrence, Kansas, January 15, 1961.
Dates: 1961

Katherine Goldsmith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1093
Overview Katherine Goldsmith was a teacher, writer, and historian in Kansas City, Missouri. Her papers comprise materials spanning the mid-19th century through the 20th century relating to her key areas of research interest: Kansas City metropolitan area history, industry, railroads, urban planning, and city development. These materials include significant collections of newspaper clippings, essays, publications, maps, photographs, and correspondence that provide both contemporary and retrospective...
Dates: 1825 - 1999

KU Klux Klan convention photograph

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P828(ff)
Overview This group portrait was taken at a convention between the years 1921 and 1925, the heyday of Ku Klux Klan activity in Kansas. It is possible that this photograph was taken at one of several sites including Topeka, El Dorado, Pittsburg, Emporia, or as suggested by a banner in the photograph, Leavenworth.
Dates: approximately 1921 - 1925

Letter from Sarah Peirce to D.W. Cheesman

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P382
Overview Photocopy of a letter from Sarah Peirce to her brother discussing family, friends, and life in Kansas.
Dates: July 12, 1857

Letters to John B. Kellogg and his wife Anna Kellogg (Troy, N.Y.)

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P647
Overview These sixty-two letters, written from 1857 to 1873, are to John B. Kellogg and his wife Anna of Troy, New York. Letters to John Kellogg, a cashier with Troy's Central National Bank, relate chiefly to land investments in Kansas and Nebraska. Those to his wife Anna are from family and friends.
Dates: 1857 - 1873

Manuscript, Kansas populism: ideas and men

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 81
Overview Manuscript is of his book, Kansas Populism: Ideas and Men. It is a history of the Kansas People's party and its leaders, including background of the Populist and Republican members of five Kansas legislatures.
Dates: 1970

Papers of Arthur B. Havens

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 49
Overview Business forms and legal documents related to business and professional interests of Arthur B. Havens, a real estate broker and collection agent in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. The papers include documents of the Kansas Immigration Society and communications from Leavenworth newspaperman Daniel Read Anthony and from Isaac Peckham Christiancy, a former Michigan senator and supreme court justice.
Dates: 1844 - 1911

Papers of Rita Napier

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 592
Overview This collection consists of copies of government and other publications and unpublished materials, family history materials, newsletters, and photocopies of historical documents, all materials gathered in Rita Napier's study of history, particularly the history of Native Americans and the state of Kansas. The materials are organized by when received from Napier at the Spencer Research Library.
Dates: 1806 - 2011

Personal papers of Bessie Wilder

 Collection
Call Number: PP 104
Overview Bessie Wilder worked in the libraries of the University of Kansas from 1920-1957. This collection consists of local history notes, photographs, bibliographies, and a manuscript on the history of executive branch state agencies for the State of Kansas.
Dates: 1848 - 1968

Personal papers of J. Neale Carman

 Collection
Call Number: PP 106
Overview Carman taught Romance Languages at the University of Kansas from 1918-1966. This collection contains correspondence, notes, maps, research and reference material, and manuscripts from Carman's career at KU, notably regarding populations with foreign language backgrounds in Kansas from the first Euro-American settlers to the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1918 - 1966

Personal papers of Nellie Barnes

 Collection
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. A carbon set of the letters is at the end of the collection.
Dates: 1900 - 1960

Scrapbook of Kansas news items

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS C90
Overview Margaret Thompson Henderson was born in Parsons, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1905. Her 91-page scrapbook of news clippings from the early 1900s chronicles notable people, places and events in the history of Kansas, the Lawrence community, and the University of Kansas. Included are published poems, biographies, and obituaries of famous Kansans.
Dates: approximately 1908-1924

Scrapbooks

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D199
Overview Scrapbooks containing mounted clippings from area newspapers. Each volume is individually indexed and dated.
Dates: 1896 - 1933