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Kansas City School Dis...
1792-1939 [bulk Ca1865...
Cyrus F Boyd
D M Nigro
SC136 Kansas City Council on Education
The Kansas City Council on Education collection contains minutes that describe the establishment and function of the organization. The council met to discuss and create recommendations to address the educational...
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...
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.
SC133 William Weber Collection
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.
SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse
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...
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,...
SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection
The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.
Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid
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...
Robert T. Van Horn Compilation Finding Aid
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...
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...
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...
Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid
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...
Reverend Robert R. Lakas, S. J., Scrapbook Finding Aid
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...
Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
The National Republican Party Convention was held in Kansas City in 1976. This collection contains various memoribilia from the convention.
Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid
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...
Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid
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...
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,...
Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid
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...
Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid
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...
Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid
Two boxes contain the Phil Gambone architecture research papers of notes, correspondence, photographs, photocopied articles, etc., and note cards for work on a book on Kansas City architecture. The book...
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