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Kansas City School Dis...
1792-1939 [bulk Ca1865...
Cyrus F Boyd
D M Nigro
Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid
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...
SC156 Jack London Papers
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.
Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
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....
SC135 Longan Study Club Collection
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...
Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid
1900-1994 (bulk 1932-1993)
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...
Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid
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,...
Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid
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...
SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers
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.
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,...
SC134 Westport High School Class Photographs
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.
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...
Woman's Relief Corps Ledger Book Finding Aid
The Woman's Relief Corps was the women's auxiliary 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 generate...
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...
BA1 Lewis Clymer Collection
The Lewis Clymer collection contains information regarding Lewis Clymer’s tenure as the first African American judge to serve on the Jackson County circuit court. Appointed on February 9, 1970 he served...
SC158 Henschel Collection
1911-1959 and n.d.
The Henschel Collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to Leopold H. Henschel's work with the Mexican Isthmus Company and the Mexican Colonization Company, and Henschel...
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...
Bridge Quantity Record Books (Kansas City) 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...
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,...
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...
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