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121. SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection 1905-1978 and n.d. This collection contains reports, correspondence, permits, regulations, blueprints, and notes concerning the operations of the Kansas City Public Works Department in the early to mid-20th century. The...

122. SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers 1904 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.

123. SC174 Allegro Music Club Collection SC174 Allegro Music Club Collection 1903-1960 The Allegro Music Club Collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings related to the club, a music performance program, and two annual lists of performances and club officers.

124. Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1903-1917 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...

125. Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid 1901 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,...

126. Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid 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...

127. SC135 Longan Study Club Collection SC135 Longan Study Club Collection 1900-1983 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...

128. Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 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....

129. SC156 Jack London Papers SC156 Jack London Papers 1900 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.

130. Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid 1897-[1916] 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...

131. AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church 1896-1964 The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.

132. John Barber White Papers Finding Aid John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 (bulk 1901-1921) Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

133. Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid 1895-1946 Records of the Kansas City Bar Association, 1895-1946 [bulk 1898-1917]. Includes two minute books as well as photographs, dinner programs, speeches, etc.

134. George Kessler Collection Finding Aid George Kessler Collection Finding Aid 1895-1923 This one box collection includes 16 landscape drawings done primarily by George Kessler, dated 1910 - 1916 and covering not only Penn Valley Park and North Terrace Park in Kansas City but also projects...

135. 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.

136. Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid 1893-1918 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...

137. James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...

138. SC142 Barnes and Smith Papers SC142 Barnes and Smith Papers 1891 The Barnes and Smith Papers consist of the partnership agreement to establish Barnes and Smith Manufacturing Company.

139. 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.

140. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1890-1995 Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...