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SC103 Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
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...
SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains a total of 46 media items which feature motion pictures in which Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery appeared. Most of the titles are in VHS format with some DVDs and CDs included. In...
SC109 Sid J. Hare Papers Finding Aid
This collection contains a letter written by Sid J. Hare to Joseph Meinrath in 1926. Also included are Hare’s notes from 1894 on smoke consumer device testing.
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,...
SC114 Monroe F. Cockrell Papers Finding Aid
This collection pertains to the 1920s Kansas City banking industry, including a manuscript by Monroe F. Cockrell entitled "Banking in Kansas City, Mo., 1920-1928." Also included is a testimony by Mr. Cockrell...
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)...
SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid
1642-2009 and n.d.
This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...
SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid
This collection consists of recipes from local Kansas City restaurants compiled by reference librarians from the Kansas City Public Library. The recipes primarily appeared in the Kansas City Star and were...
SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid
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,...
SC120 Clifton B. Sloan Papers Finding Aid
Clifton B. Sloan papers include genealogical materials from the Sloan estate and nineteenth-century correspondence, clippings, family charts, etc.
SC121 18th Century Deeds Finding Aid
1716 and 1784
This collection consists of two 18th century land deeds. Both include information on the individuals involved, as well as the amount, cost, and location of land in question. The deeds are hand-written...
SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection Finding Aid
The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.
SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid
1944-1999 and n.d.
The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...
SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid
1940-2010 and n.d.
The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...
SC126 Gallup Maps Collection Finding Aid
1900-1950 and n.d.
This collection contains 23 maps depicting the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. 22 of the maps were published by the Gallup Map Company, and one was published by The Berry Company. The maps indicate...
SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid
Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...
SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...
SC13-2 Holiday Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains approximately 400 greeting card postcards for holidays, including: birthday, Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New Year's, Saint Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, and Washington's birthday....
SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid
A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.
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...
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