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61. SC98 Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid SC98 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...

62. SC109 Sid J. Hare Papers Finding Aid SC109 Sid J. Hare Papers Finding Aid 1894-1926 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.

63. George Kessler Collection Finding Aid George Kessler Collection Finding Aid 1895-1923 This one box collection includes 16 landscape drawings done primarily by George Kessler, dated 1910 - 1916 and covering not only Penn Valley Park and North Terrace Park in Kansas City but also projects...

64. SC101 Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid SC101 Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid 1895-1946 The Kansas City Bar Association is a local organization for lawyers, organized in 1884. This collection of the group's records provides information primarily during the early years of 1898 to 1917. Included...

65. SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

66. AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church 1896-1964 The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.

67. SC67 Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid SC67 Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid 1897-1916 William M. Paxton was born in Kentucky in 1819 and became a citizen of Platte County, Missouri, in 1839. Early in his life he was a lawyer, later becoming a merchant. Besides writing about the history...

68. SC156 Jack London Papers SC156 Jack London Papers 1900 The Jack London Papers collection consists of a facsimile letter London wrote to Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company in 1900. The letter describes London's childhood, education, and early travels.

69. SC126 Gallup Maps Collection Finding Aid 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...

70. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

71. SC135 Longan Study Club Collection Finding Aid SC135 Longan Study Club Collection Finding Aid 1900-1983 The Longan Study Club Collection contains materials relating to the purpose, function, and activities of the club. This collection includes minutes of meetings, financial records, the club constitution...

72. SC56 Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid SC56 Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid 1900-1994 The Westminster Congregational Church, located at 36th and Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, was dedicated at that address in 1907. It was initially called the Westminster Presbyterian Church but became affiliated...

73. Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid 1901 Noted as Volume XI, this approximately 200-page travel diary was kept by Henry Van Brunt during a 1901 trip through western Europe, beginning in Geneva and including descriptions of Lyons, Avignon, Nimes,...

74. SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1903-1917 This two-scrapbook collection covers the years 1905 to 1911 (volume 1) and 1903 to 1917 (volume 2). They include theater programs, play bills, club programs, and some miscellaneous items. Many of the theater...

75. SC174 Allegro Music Club Collection SC174 Allegro Music Club Collection 1903-1960 The Allegro Music Club Collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings related to the club, a music performance program, and two annual lists of performances and club officers.

76. SC64 Kansas City Convention Programs Collection Finding Aid SC64 Kansas City Convention Programs Collection Finding Aid 1903-1961 This artificial collection contains approximately 100 programs of primarily national conventions of associations from throughout the United States held in Kansas City, Missouri, between the years 1903-1961....

77. SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers 1904 The Leo A. Moore Papers consists of a letter sent by Moore from Gentry, Arkansas to his cousins. The letter describes a cattle drive in 1858 and the first time he saw Kansas City.

78. SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection 1905-1978 and n.d. This collection contains reports, correspondence, permits, regulations, blueprints, and notes concerning the operations of the Kansas City Public Works Department in the early to mid-20th century. The...

79. SC53 Robert Earl Dawson Santa Fe Trail Collection Finding Aid SC53 Robert Earl Dawson Santa Fe Trail Collection Finding Aid 1906-1912 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...

80. 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,...