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101. Loula Grace Erdman Book Manuscript Finding Aid Loula Grace Erdman Book Manuscript Finding Aid 1958 Native Missourian Loula Grace Erdman was a prolific author, writing primarily young adult historical fiction.The 336-page typewritten manuscript of the book "The Short Summer" is a work of young adult...

102. SC70 Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid SC70 Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid 1958-1970 The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....

103. SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1960-1980 A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.

104. Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid 1964-1988 Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...

105. SC214 Bishop Lillis High School Class Poster Finding Aid SC214 Bishop Lillis High School Class Poster Finding Aid 1967 This collection contains a Bishop Lillis High School Class Poster for 1967.

106. SC99 Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid SC99 Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid 1972-1975 Two boxes contain the Phil Gambone architecture research papers of notes, correspondence, photographs, photocopied articles, etc., and note cards for work on a book on Kansas City architecture. The book...

107. SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...

108. SC85 Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid SC85 Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid 1975-1976 Charles S. Stevenson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1895, but grew up in Olathe, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. He worked at Hallmark Cards from the end of World War I until 1960. After retirement...

109. SC103 Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid SC103 Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid 1976 This artificial collection contains various items pertaining to the 1976 Republican National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri, at Kemper Arena. Items range from newspaper clippings to campaign...

110. SC215 Kansas City Restaurant Menus Finding Aid SC215 Kansas City Restaurant Menus Finding Aid 1976, n.d. This collection contains two copies of The Menu Guide of Kansas City as well as a menu for the Golden Ox Restaurant.

111. SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1977-1982 The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...

112. SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid 1981-1987 This collection was assembled and donated by Mr. Fred Lee. Items included give an overall view of the developments about the park's progress like fund raising ideas, chronology of events, sculptor information,...

113. SC82 ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid SC82 ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid 1987-1995 AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...

114. SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid 1988 The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...

115. SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid 1992-1993 The Plaza Dinner Playhouse collection documents the company's dinner theater performances for the 1992-1993 season. The collection contains documents, press releases, correspondence, and photographs relating...

116. SC221 George L. Lightfoot Drawings Collection Finding Aid SC221 George L. Lightfoot Drawings Collection Finding Aid 1993 This collection contains two limited editions of offset-lithographic prints from the original color drawings of the Kansas City Museum of History and Science by George L. Lightfoot.

117. SC83 Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid SC83 Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid 1999-2001 The collection consists of materials related to four distinct portions of a KC150 project: a printed walking/driving tour of the Coleman Highlands neighborhood, describing various residences; transcripts...

118. SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid 1999-(open ended) This collection includes zines, mini-comics, and mail art created by local Kansas Citians. Zines (pronounced "zeens" as in the word magazine) are self-published works of art and writing where the author...

119. Autograph Book Finding Aid Autograph Book Finding Aid [1867-1868] This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...

120. SC115 The Kents Comic Book Collection Finding Aid SC115 The Kents Comic Book Collection Finding Aid August 1997-July 1998 This collection consists of a complete 12-issue comic book series, "The Kents," published by DC Comics from 1997-1998. The story follows members of the fictional Kent family (Superman’s adoptive ancestors)...