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1792-1939 [bulk Ca1865...
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Cyrus F Boyd
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Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid
The Nelly Don Collection contains 35 black and white photographic prints donated to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in August 2001. The donor's aunt had been an employee of the Donnelly Garment...
Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid
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...
Peery Family Papers Finding Aid
The Peery family collection contains just over 600 letters including correspondence of John Thompson Peery, an early founder of Methodism in the Kansas City area, and his wife Mary Jane Chick Johnson Peery....
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...
Ward Hunt Collection Finding Aid
The photographs in the Ward Hunt Collection feature a number of images of famous personalities such as Sophie Tucker, Hedy Lamarr, and Jimmy Stewart, as well as local celebrities such as broadcaster Randall...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid
The Siegrist Engraving Company, located at 924 Oak, was founded in 1902 by Mr. Henry S. Siegrist. The collection has 35 etchings of notable Kansas City historical landmarks, including buildings, residences,...
SC139 Slave Sale Papers
The Slave Sale Papers is an artificial collection that consists of a bill of sale for two slaves as well as an announcement for a slave auction. The names and ages of the slaves are included.
South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid
ca1930 - 1960
The South Central Business Association began in the 1920s. It was a business group for the Linwood and Troost area of Kansas City, Missouri, and considered by some to be the first shopping district or...
SC145 Stigers Island Collection
The Stigers Island Collection consists of a land abstract that details the ownership of Stigers Island. Over time, the size and location of the island were affected by changes in the Missouri River.
BA3 Urban League Collection
The Urban League Collection contains information showing the history of the organization, its purpose, and how it helped to shape communities and individuals in Kansas City, as well as throughout the nation....
Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
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...
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...
Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid
The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....
Old Westport Shopping Center Survey Photographs Finding Aid
These 13 8" x 10" photographs are of structures on the property limits of the proposed shopping center to be known as Old Westport on the Santa Fe Trail, 1010 Westport Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas...
Miscellaneous Landmarks Commission Photographs Finding Aid
These 575 photographs from the Landmarks Commission were produced by various Kansas City, Missouri, city departments during the 1920s through the 1970s. A number of historic Kansas City landmarks, neighborhoods,...
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