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Lawrence (Kan.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 records:

Alpha Delta Kappa, Tau Chapter records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 146
Overview

Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary teacher's sorority. The collection consists of correspondence, chapter meeting reports, rosters, convention programs and other miscellaneous papers, and scrapbooks that include photographs of members, newspaper clippings, programs, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1954 - 1982

Brinton Webb Woodward records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D129
Overview

This collection consists of diaries, some of Woodward's writings, and clippings and greeting cards collected by the Woodward family, who moved to Lawrence, Kansas during the territorial era.

Dates: 1841 - 1921

Chandler Worth Stephenson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B55
Overview

This collection contains a complete record kept by Reverend Chandler Worth Stephenson of his daily activities and expenses for over a 50 year period, while he lived in Kansas, Michigan, and Ohio. The collection includes his diaries as well as loose papers removed from his diaries.

Dates: 1869 - 1921

Charles H. Van Wyck and Ross Brodhead papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 98
Overview

The collection consists of correspondence (business, political and personal), legal documents, and personal financial records of Charles Van Wyck from 1857 until his death in 1895. The rest of the collection is correspondence and business records of Ross Brodhead, dealing with the Van Wyck estate. There are also some personal records of Ross Brodhead in the collection.

Dates: 1857 - 1905

Charles Stough papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 894
Overview Charles D. Stough was a prominent member of the Lawrence, Kansas community. This collection consists of his papers from his time as city attorney, as well as material related to his leadership with the Kansas and Douglas County American Revolution Bicentennial Commissions and involvement with the Douglas County Historical Society, his work with Save the Tallgrass Prairie, In. (STP) and the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), and materials related to the Lawrence Friends of...
Dates: 1919 - 1988

City directory of Lawrence, Kansas Territory

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS E2
Overview

An 1855 directory of property owners in Lawrence, Kansas Territory, arranged by street and lot number.

Dates: 1855

Clenece Hills papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1022
Overview

This collection consists of materials related to Clenece Hills' teaching career as well as her interests and activities in the Lawrence, Kan. community. The collection also includes family and genealogical information, information from when her husband James was faculty adviser to the Haskell Indian Nations University student newspaper, and information from Mildred Seaman.

Dates: 1926 - 2015

Directory of property owners in Lawrence, Kansas

 File — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P437
Overview

A photocopy of a directory of property owners in Lawrence, Kansas Territory, arranged by street and lot number. The directory also includes an index of the names in the directory that was compiled at a later date.

Dates: approximately 1859

Film by Paul Hausman

 Collection — Case 1
Call Number: KC AV 71
Overview

Film of one of the churches located at 9th and Vermont Streets in Lawrence, Kansas. Includes shots of churchgoers leaving church and views of Vermont Street, near Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence.

Dates: approximately 1960s

Glenn Kappelman's collection on community development projects

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH MS 349
Overview

Records related to Glenn Kappelman's position as a court-appointed appraiser to review community development projects in Douglas County and Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1969-1975

Jane Wofford Malin collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1444
Overview

Jane Wofford Malin grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, had a career teaching French in Texas, and then retired to her home town of Lawrence, Kansas. This collection documents her life and her connections to Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, and in France and abroad. The correspondence in this collection, as well as papers and photographs of Malin and each of her parents, represents two generations of Midwestern life.

Dates: approximately 1860s, 1890s-2016 (bulk 1926 - 2016)

Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railway collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 18
Overview

The Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railway was an interurban rail line with electric car service between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas. The collection contains scattered records of the railway's operation, including correspondence, operational cost data, freight charge receipts, accident reports for the line during its most prosperous years, maps and architectural drawings, and an honor's thesis by John W. Florin on the history of the railway line.

Dates: 1906-1958, 1964

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1454
Overview

Since the late 19th century, the Lawrence, Kansas Chamber of Commerce has worked to create a strong community. Records in this collection include documents created or received by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce between the years of 1948 and 1986, with the majority of the documents coming from the years 1968 to 1975.

Dates: 1948-1986 (bulk 1968-1975)

Lawrence Fair Housing Coordinating Committee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 174
Overview

The collection is arranged chronologically and contains minutes of meetings, clippings, petitions, and other manuscript materials documenting the activities of the organization.

Dates: 1959 - 1967

Lawrence, Kansas Fire Department records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS EK1
Overview The collection includes logbooks of fire runs and drills, meeting minutes, departmental rosters, and Firemen's Relief Association meeting and financial records from the Lawrence, Kansas Fire Department from its early beginnings as a volunteer organization until the 1960s. The collection also includes photographs of fires in Lawrence, including the Kansas Union fire in 1970; past fire chief Paul Ingels; various fire trucks; and a group of 1906 postcards of fire scenes from some Eastern United...
Dates: 1869 - 1975

Lawrence labor survey

 Collection — Volume 2-3
Call Number: RH MS CK7
Scope and Contents

Survey of Lawrence employers on jobs in Lawrence.

Dates: 1949

Nancy Shontz papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 553
Overview

Nancy Shontz served on the City Commission of Lawrence, Kansas, from 1981-1985, and worked actively with the Lawrence Preservation Alliance and the local chapter of the League of Women Voters. The collection contains her papers regarding these activities as well as other city- and county-related issues.

Dates: 1945 - 2000

Official Navy photographs of Kansas City flooding

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 511
Overview

The collection includes 85 aerial and ground photographs taken by official photographers stationed at the United States Naval Air Station in Olathe, Kansas, of the flooding in the greater Kansas City area in 1951.

Dates: 1951

Personal Papers of Kate I. Hansen

 Collection
Call Number: PP 19
Overview

Logan, Kansas native Kate I. Hansen (1879-1969) served as the Dean of the Miyagi College Music Department, Miyagi College, Sendai, Japan. Hansen received Bachelor of Arts (1905) and Bachelor of Music (1913) degrees from the University of Kansas. This collection of her papers reflects these activities, as well as her personal and family history, and includes professional and personal correspondence, personal records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1882-2009 (bulk 1882-1968)

Pilgrim Congregational Church of North Lawrence records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E102
Overview

This collection consists of several volumes of records from the Pilgrim Congregational Church of North Lawrence, Kansas. These volumes include treasurer's records, Sunday School reports, meeting minutes, and membership information for the church as well as for some of the groups associated with the church, including the Ladies' Society and the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor (Y.P.S.C.E.).

Dates: 1866 - 1911

Postcards of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P2819
Overview

Three postcards sent to Phillip and Christine Miller from their sibling Ralph and his wife Mildred Miller, featuring buildings of Lawrence, Kansas: a Presbyterian Church, Governor Stubbs' residence, and a fairgrounds scene at Woodland Park.

Dates: 1912

Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 242
Overview The Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club was a social organization for women located in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the club's 1953 bylaws, ndividuals could become members if they were members of the Reno, Kansas community (Leavenworth County), attended the Reno Methodist Church, and/or were associated with the Reno Ladies' Aid. Members took turns hosting meetings in their homes and providing refreshments. This collection contains correspondence, including letters, greeting cards, thank you notes,...
Dates: 1923 - 1973

Samuel Brooks Anderson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G44
Overview

This collection consists of account books, correspondence, lecture notes, and a painting that belonged to physician Samuel Brooks Anderson, who moved to Lawrence, Kansas soon after Kansas became a state.

Dates: 1825 - 1907

Shelley Miller papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 637
Overview

Shelley Miller was a long-time Kansas resident, both attending the University of Kansas as a student and serving as head of the Department for Spain, Portugal and Latin America at the KU Libraries. Throughout her life, Shelley participated in social activism on the local and national level. This collection reflects her professional and personal efforts through newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, scrapbooks, and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1961 - 1993