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Kansas -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Records:

1890s family photograph album, probably from Kansas

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P2845

Photograph album from a family possibly based in Kansas City, Kansas, including residential interior scenes, railway and bridge scenes, parades or other celebrations, and exterior residential scenes.

Dates: 1890s

Albertype Company photographs

Call Number: RH PH P139

Collection of photographs created by the Albertype Company of street scenes and buildings in various Kansas towns.

Dates: approximately 1910

C. J. Moore collection

Call Number: RH MS A8
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, a few prints, and C.J. Moore's catalogs of photographs he took. Photographic subjects include buildings and town views of Oketo, Marshall County, La Cygne, Linn County, and Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; the University of Kansas in Lawrence; family portraits and vacation snapshots in the Midwest and Northeast of the United States; and other topics. The photographs mostly date from the 1890s-1920s; the volumes include information about...
Dates: 1893-1946 (bulk 1893-1922)

Community Views of Central Kansas Photographs

Call Number: RH PH 180

This collection contains glass plate negatives of the Benham family, a 4th of July celebration, agricultural fair, and many town scenes from central Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1892

George Allen photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 137

Collection of photographic images of Kansas and other states from the late 19th century and early 20th century of towns, scenery, and events.

Dates: 1850 - 1916

Kansas Distributing Company photographs

Call Number: RH PH 185

Transparencies of Kansas and Missouri places during the 1960s used by the Kansas Distributing Company to produce postcards. Includes some postcards, which are all located in box 3. Images from each location may include building exteriors (rarely interiors), historical markers or monuments, or farming or other outdoor scenes. Buildings typically include schools, courthouses, hotels and motels, hospitals, churches and chapels, and historic structures.

Dates: 1960s

Kansas glass plate negatives

Call Number: RH PH 568
Overview This collection contains glass plates and a few flexible negatives that are all presumably from Kansas. The collection includes portraits of Joseph Woydziak, a farmer from Barton County, Kansas, and a portrait of the 1890 graduating class of Wilson High School in Wilson, Kansas, as well as a shot of the water works in Lawrence, Kansas, and other images of unidentified locations. The names of items are taken from the words printed on envelopes from which the items were pulled for...
Dates: approximately 1890-1932

Kansas postcard collection

Call Number: RH PH 571
Overview Black and white or color lithographic and real photographic postcards of scenes from around the state of Kansas in the 20th century, organized alphabetically by place name. Typically exterior views of public buildings, historic structures, or commercial structures, such as hotels/motels, train stations and depots, or street scenes, as well as some images of interesting geological features or park scenes. Mostly lithographic prints, includes some drawings and sketches instead of photographs....
Dates: 1903-2001 not inclusive, mostly undated

Leslie Carson Wolfe collection

Call Number: RH MS 1590

The Leslie Carson Wolfe collection consists mostly of Lawrence Photo Alliance (LPA, later renamed as the Lawrence Photography Club) materials, including newsletters, fliers, and photographs taken by LPA members, including Wolfe. Also included are a few historical photographs that are undated but probably from the late 19th or early 20th century that Wolfe collected.

Dates: 1937 - 2023

Midwestern photographic postcards

Call Number: RH PH 519

Photographic postcards from Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, and South Dakota, along with several postcards without a listed location. The postcards are grouped by state; the Kansas postcards and the postcards without a known location are grouped by topic.

Dates: 1904 - 1935

Paul A. Black photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH PH 564

Photograph album that belonged to Paul A. Black, including photographs of family and friends, as well as of his travels to various parts of Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, California, and elsewhere.

Dates: approximately 1916-1938

Photographs of Kansas towns and citizens

Call Number: RH PH 186

Collecion consists of miscellaneous photographs of mostly unidentified people and locations in Kansas. Specific towns depicted include Hutchinson, Osage City, Emporia, Blue Mound, Pratt, Montezuma, and Dodge City.

Dates: 1882-1929; 1960-1963

Views of Western Kansas

Call Number: RH PH P2813

Black and white photographic prints taken mostly in western Kansas by faculty and/or students associated with the University of Kansas, including ornithologist Charles D. (C. D.) Bunker. Many of the photographs focus on geologically interesting views; some are of individuals the KU faculty and/or students met during their travels.

Dates: 1911, 1927, undated

Willard G. Ransom photographs collection

Call Number: RH PH 54

Most of the collection is glass negatives, though some prints have been made from some of the negatives. The collection consists of images of locations in Kansas, New Mexico, Mexico, and Central and South America and were taken by the donor's grandfather, an engineer who worked with the Westinghouse power machinery manufacturing company.

Dates: approximately 1900-1940