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61. SC133 William Weber Collection SC133 William Weber Collection 1890, n.d. This collection contains sketches by William Weber. Weber was a German-born artist who lived in Kansas City, taught drawing at Central High School, and designed floats for local parades.

62. SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse 1992-1993 The Plaza Dinner Playhouse collection documents the company's dinner theater performances for the 1992-1993 season. The collection contains documents, press releases, correspondence, and photographs relating...

63. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection 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,...

64. SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection 1881-2012 The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.

65. SC121 18th Century Deeds SC121 18th Century Deeds 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...

66. SC117 Map Collection SC117 Map Collection 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...

67. SC109 Sid J. Hare Papers SC109 Sid J. Hare Papers 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.

68. Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1893 This collection contains correspondence, court records, maps, deeds, bills, etc., and has been arranged by date order with most items relating to Montgomery and Buchanan County, Missouri. It contains maps...

69. Robert T. Van Horn Compilation Finding Aid Robert T. Van Horn Compilation Finding Aid various dates Robert Thompson Van Horn, 1824-1916, was an early Kansas City leader. He was a newspaper man, mayor, congressman, and civic leader. This collection of one box and 13 folders primarily contains photocopied...

70. Robert Earl Dawson Santa Fe Trail Collection Finding Aid 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...

71. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

72. 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...

73. 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...

74. 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.

75. 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...

76. Queen of the World Hospital Collection (AC8) Queen of the World Hospital Collection (AC8) 1957-2006 The Queen of the World Hospital Collection provides information regarding students of the School of Practical Nursing at Queen of the World Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

77. 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...

78. 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,...

79. 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...

80. 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...