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African American college students -- Kansas -- Lawrence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Cooper-Sheppard-Cox family papers

Call Number: RH MS 576

The Cooper-Sheppard-Cox Family Papers are those of an African American family whose members resided in Topeka, Kansas from the late 1800s to the 1970s. The papers document the family line of W. D. (William Damascus) and Mary M. (Overton) Brinkley Cooper, and include papers of Sheppard and Cox family members who married descendants of W. D. and Mary Cooper.

Dates: 1878 - 2004

Harvey family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1152

The Harvey Family Papers are those of a long time Kansas farming family headed by David and Rebecca Harvey. The papers focus on the Harvey's three sons, Sherman (a lawyer), Grant (a doctor), and Edward (a farmer), all of whom graduated from the University of Kansas.

Dates: 1913 - 1977

Papers of John B. McLendon

Call Number: RH MS E198

John B. McLendon, Jr. was a record-setting African American basketball coach, who pioneered the racial integration and strategic development of the game. McLendon's papers chronicle his outstanding coaching career in amateur and professional athletics.

Dates: 1954 - 1996

Personal papers of Amber Reagan-Kendrick

Call Number: PP 578
Overview This collection consists of dissertation interviews conducted by Amber Reagan-Kendrick while studying at the University of Kansas. It contains responses from approximately 66 alumni discussing life as African American students at the University of Kansas through the decades. Questions center on topics from extracurricular activities to Greek life, athletics, housing, academia, and awards. Gradution dates of participants begin in 1928 and end in 1995. Reagan-Kendrick's research proposal...
Dates: 1995 - 1997

Wilburn family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1592

The Wilburn family collection includes Vicki Wilburn's school yearbooks and papers, work materials, art, and correspondence; as well as some papers from her parents, George and Birdie Mae Wilburn, some famly history papers, and a 1924 photograph of African American Masons in Topeka, Kansas.

Dates: 1960 - 2023