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SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection
This collection contains photographs showing flood damage to residences and buildings in the Kansas City, Kansas area and a permit for Mary Lou Eisert to enter the flood area to regain property from her...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
SC161 James Gang Resolution
April 28, 1882
This collection contains a resolution passed by the Common Council of the City of Kansas (now known as Kansas City). Following the death of Jesse James, the resolution commends Missouri Governor Thomas...
SC158 Henschel Collection
1911-1959 and n.d.
The Henschel Collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to Leopold H. Henschel's work with the Mexican Isthmus Company and the Mexican Colonization Company, and Henschel...
SC157 Jenkins Music Company Collection
1956-1962 and n.d.
The Jenkins Music Company Collection consists of items produced by the company for its employees. These include an employee manual, issues of the company newsletter, and two group photographs. The collection...
SC156 Jack London Papers
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.
SC155 McLaughlin Collection
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.
SC154 Dwight Building Collection
The Dwight Building Collection consists of floor plans, drawings of details, a longitudinal section, and a grade plan for the Stephen N. Dwight Building located at 1004 Baltimore Avenue.
SC153 William Allen Papers
This collection consists of a land patent granted to William Allen for 40 acres in Menasha, Wisconsin from 1856.
SC152 Bernd Foerster Papers
The Bernd Foerster Papers collection contains correspondence and working draft copies of chapters from Bernd Foerster's book, Independence, Missouri. The drafts were sent to members of the Independence...
SC151 C. Clements Papers
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...
SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers
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.
SC149 Indian Territory Documents
The Indian Territory Documents is an artificial collection that consists of items regarding financial and property transactions in Native American territories and agencies during the 1850s. Included in...
SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection
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...
SC147 Hannibal Correspondence Collection
This collection contains a letter written by a man named Will from Hannibal, Missouri in 1875. Printed on the back of the letter is a map showing the railroad lines that passed through Hannibal.
SC146 Land Deeds Collection
The Land Deeds Collection is an artificial collection that includes six deeds of sale for land in Kansas and Missouri made between 1860 and 1888. Also included is a note of the estate of T. Oldheim from...
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.
SC144 Percy Shelley Collection
1816, 1886, 1893, and n.d.
This collection contains ephemera relating to Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
SC143 Kansas City Theatre Company Collection
The Kansas City Theatre Company Collection consists of court records detailing the sale of its lease on the Gayety Theatre building. The documents were filed as an injunction against the sale by one of...
SC142 Barnes and Smith Papers
The Barnes and Smith Papers consist of the partnership agreement to establish Barnes and Smith Manufacturing Company.
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