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21. Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1945-1960 Richard Corliss was born in Springfield, Massachussetts, in 1915 and moved to Kansas City in 1944. He worked as a freelance photographer, capturing scenes for sale to local news agencies. His collection...

22. Reverend Robert R. Lakas, S. J., Scrapbook Finding Aid Reverend Robert R. Lakas, S. J., Scrapbook Finding Aid circa 1965-1974 The Rev. Robert R. Lakas was born in 1917. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1935 and taught at Rockhurst College from 1955 until his death in 1974. This collection consists mainly of photocopies of newspaper...

23. Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid 1976 The National Republican Party Convention was held in Kansas City in 1976. This collection contains various memoribilia from the convention.

24. Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid 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...

25. Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid n.d. The Presidents and Past Presidents Club of Greater Kansas City was formed in 1917 with Mrs. George W. Fuller as the first president. Membership was composed entirely of presidents and past presidents of...

26. Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid 1980s 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,...

27. Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid circa 1870s-1880s The photographer(s) and originator of the scrapbook of 94 photographs of varying sizes are unknown. The images provide scenes of the Board of Trade building under construction as well as exterior and interior...

28. Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid ca.1865-1880 The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...

29. Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid 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...

30. Peery Family Papers Finding Aid Peery Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1913 The Peery family collection contains just over 600 letters including correspondence of John Thompson Peery, an early founder of Methodism in the Kansas City area, and his wife Mary Jane Chick Johnson Peery....

31. Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid 1923-1930 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...

32. Old Westport Shopping Center Survey Photographs Finding Aid Old Westport Shopping Center Survey Photographs Finding Aid circa 1960 These 13 8" x 10" photographs are of structures on the property limits of the proposed shopping center to be known as Old Westport on the Santa Fe Trail, 1010 Westport Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas...

33. Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid 1893-1918 The Old Men's Association was a social organization that met for 25 years in Kansas City beginning in 1893 up to 1918. Men had to be 60 years old or older in order to qualify for membership. Prominent...

34. Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid 1906-1977 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,...

35. Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid circa 1920-1950 The Nelly Don Collection contains 35 black and white photographic prints donated to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in August 2001. The donor's aunt had been an employee of the Donnelly Garment...

36. Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1880s-1901 This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...

37. Myers Family Papers Finding Aid Myers Family Papers Finding Aid 1854-1864 It is believed that the three Myers brothers connected with this collection settled in Kansas. Luther Myers lived in Jackson County, Kansas, and was engaged in the banking business in Whiting. Louis Myers...

38. Mrs. Thomas C. Dungan Autograph Book Finding Aid Mrs. Thomas C. Dungan Autograph Book Finding Aid 1881 Mrs. Dungan was Fannie I. Soper Dungan. Thomas C. Dungan was a Senator from the first Senatorial district, including Holt, Achison, Nodaway, and Andrew counties. He held office during the 31st and 32nd...

39. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1890-1995 Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...

40. Mrs. J. O. Williams Collection Finding Aid Mrs. J. O. Williams Collection Finding Aid 1861-1865 This collection has information relating to Richard Yeager (also known as Dick Yeager) and his activities in the Civil War and on the Santa Fe Trail. Yeager, noted guerrilla who rode with Quantrill, was...