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SC53 Robert Earl Dawson Santa Fe Trail Collection Finding Aid
This small, one-box collection is actually a compilation of various material divided between Kansas City history and Missouri history. Within the Missouri history section are numerous items pertaining...
Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid
Nicholas Aleshi came to Kansas City around 1900. He owned a dairy at 66th and Belinder and a grocery store at 312 Holmes. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports,...
SC217 Carnival Park Postcards Finding Aid
This collection contains two postcards of Carnival Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
SC134 Westport High School Class Photographs Finding Aid
This collection contains student photographs from Westport High School for the classes of 1907, 1912, and 1917. The collection also includes a set of student photographs that are not dated.
SC55 Felice Lyne Papers Finding Aid
1908-1941 (bulk 1911-1915)
Felice Lyne was born in Slater, Missouri, but received her early education and musical training in Kansas City. She achieved her greatest success in a number of operatic roles primarily in Europe, and...
SC130 Woman's Relief Corps Ledger Book Finding Aid
The Woman's Relief Corps was the women's auxiliary group of the Grand Army of the Republic. It was established in 1883 as a social, civic, and patriotic organization to foster social improvements and to...
Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid
1910-1917 (bulk 1915)
The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...
SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid
1912-1960 (bulk 1922-1950)
J. C. Nichols was born in Olathe, Kansas, in 1880 and died in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1950. He was a major residential land developer in the metropolitan area. He was a pioneer in the development of...
SC102 Bridge Quantity Record Books Finding Aid
This collection contains four record books with quantity listings for bridge/viaduct construction in Kansas City. They were maintained by a Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall office, although the department is...
SC113 Forrest L. Hart Papers Finding Aid
Collection of items related to Dr. Forrest L. Hart of Hiawatha, Kansas, a veterinarian who graduated from the Kansas City Veterinary College in 1918. The collection includes newspaper clippings, programs,...
SC90 DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid
The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...
Miscellaneous Landmarks Commission Photographs Finding Aid
These 575 photographs from the Landmarks Commission were produced by various Kansas City, Missouri, city departments during the 1920s through the 1970s. A number of historic Kansas City landmarks, neighborhoods,...
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid
1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928)
Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...
Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid
This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...
SC78 Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid
1923-1934 (bulk 1923)
Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...
Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid
1925-1974 (bulk 1941-1965)
The Guadalupe Center, a Hispanic community center on the city's West Side, was founded by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club, a Catholic women's organization, in 1925. The collection includes four scrapbooks which...
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
The Miracle Scrapbook Finding Aid
"The Miracle," a religious pantomime based on a Christian legend, played in Kansas City from November 22, 1926, to December 11, 1926. The play was presented in Convention Hall which was transformed into...
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