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181. SC211 Merchants' Association Photograph SC211 Merchants' Association Photograph June 28, 1945 This collection consists of a black and white photograph of a dinner held by the Merchants Association at the Hotel Muehlebach on June 28, 1945. President Harry Truman is seated at the head table.

182. SC191 Circuit Court Record Finding Aid SC191 Circuit Court Record Finding Aid 1843-1845 This collection consists of a circuit court record that lists civil proceedings in the St. Louis, Missouri Court of Common Pleas during the 1843-1845 terms.

183. SC115 The Kents Comic Book Collection Finding Aid 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)...

184. SC153 William Allen Papers SC153 William Allen Papers 1856 This collection consists of a land patent granted to William Allen for 40 acres in Menasha, Wisconsin from 1856.

185. SC151 C. Clements Papers SC151 C. Clements Papers 1852 This collection consists of a letter written by C. Clements to her brother John Hatcher, Esq., on May 12, 1852. She discusses her current financial situation, the desire for her son to go to college, and...

186. SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection 1851 This collection consists of a letter written by W. Burrier to John M. Burrier from Grass Valley, California in 1851. It notes the average wages and costs of living in town, as well as some of the challenges...

187. SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers 1849 This collection consists of a letter written by W. H. Holmes to John Bill on February 5, 1849. The author thanks Bill for sending him a book, and discusses recent events and Bill's new plantation.

188. SC155 McLaughlin Collection SC155 McLaughlin Collection 1846, 1856-1857 This collection consists of a receipt from 1846, as well as an inventory of goods of sale dating from November 1856 to June 1857. The items were donated by Josephine C. McLaughlin.

189. SC76 Faxon School Census Book Finding Aid SC76 Faxon School Census Book Finding Aid 1906-1913 This collection consists of an enrollment book for Faxon School covering the school years 1906-07 through 1912-13. The book lists the following information for each student in 1st through 7th grades: name;...

190. SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection 1887-1957 This collection consists of images relating to Kansas City buildings, infrastructure, and historical events. Included are four prints from the Siegrist Engraving Company as well as various magazine-published...

191. SC185 Archaeological Institute of America Collection Finding Aid SC185 Archaeological Institute of America Collection Finding Aid 1905-1913, 1922, 1929 This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings, a yearbook from 1905-1906, and a card advertising a lecture sponsored by the club.

192. SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid 1949-2010 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...

193. SC45 Woodcut Society Collection SC45 Woodcut Society Collection 1932-1945 and n.d. This collection consists of the majority of special edition folio woodcut prints commissioned twice a year by the Woodcut Society of Kansas City in the 1930s and 1940s. The collection also includes pamphlets,...

194. SC121 18th Century Deeds Finding Aid 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...

195. SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid ca. 1880-present This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...

196. 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...

197. Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s) This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...

198. SC166 Municipal Auditorium Collection SC166 Municipal Auditorium Collection 1934-1935 This collection contains 35 black and white 8 x 10 photographs from a photo album by the Harkins Commercial Photo Company in Kansas City. The images are of interior and exterior views of the Municipal...

199. Kansas City School District, Department of Visual Instruction Glass Slides Finding Aid Kansas City School District, Department of Visual Instruction Glass Slides Finding Aid ca1935-1940 This collection contains 388 items in black and white with 121 photographs and 267 glass slides. The glass slides were prepared as instructional material for the Kansas City, Missouri School District by...

200. Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1940 This collection contains 57 black and white 8" x 10" photographs housed in one box. Views include downtown area, West bottoms, riverfront area, industrial areas, midtown area including Union Station and...