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61. SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid ca. 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916) Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...

62. SC25 Kickapoo Reservation Survey Field Notes Finding Aid SC25 Kickapoo Reservation Survey Field Notes Finding Aid ca. 1854 This collection consists of eight pages of handwritten notes describing a survey for the demarcation of Indian reservations in what are now Doniphan, Atchison, and Leavenworth counties in northeastern...

63. SC115 The Kents Comic Book Collection Finding Aid SC115 The Kents Comic Book Collection Finding Aid August 1997-July 1998 This collection consists of a complete 12-issue comic book series, "The Kents," published by DC Comics from 1997-1998. The story follows members of the fictional Kent family (Superman’s adoptive ancestors)...

64. SC161 James Gang Resolution 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...

65. Autograph Book Finding Aid Autograph Book Finding Aid [1867-1868] This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...

66. AC21 Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection Finding Aid AC21 Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection Finding Aid 2000 The Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection contains documentation and photographs of selected buildings owned by the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation.

67. SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid 1999-(open ended) This collection includes zines, mini-comics, and mail art created by local Kansas Citians. Zines (pronounced "zeens" as in the word magazine) are self-published works of art and writing where the author...

68. SC83 Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid SC83 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...

69. SC221 George L. Lightfoot Drawings Collection Finding Aid SC221 George L. Lightfoot Drawings Collection Finding Aid 1993 This collection contains two limited editions of offset-lithographic prints from the original color drawings of the Kansas City Museum of History and Science by George L. Lightfoot.

70. SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid 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...

71. SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid 1988 The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...

72. SC222 Mrs. Sam Ray Album Finding Aid SC222 Mrs. Sam Ray Album Finding Aid 1987-2010 The Mrs. Sam Ray Album consists of a three ring album containing handwritten notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera documenting the friendship of Mildred Kittel Ray and Peggy Smith....

73. SC82 ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid SC82 ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid 1987-1995 AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...

74. AC52 Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers Collection Finding Aid AC52 Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers Collection Finding Aid 1983-1999 The Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers Collection contains documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs concerning the professional life of physician Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers.

75. SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid 1981-1987 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,...

76. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 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...

77. AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid 1977-1994 [Bulk: 09/1984-10/1984] The Geneva Price Collection contains materials related to the educational outreach activities of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during its 1984 Kansas City residency.

78. SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1977-1982 The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...

79. SC215 Kansas City Restaurant Menus Finding Aid SC215 Kansas City Restaurant Menus Finding Aid 1976, n.d. This collection contains two copies of The Menu Guide of Kansas City as well as a menu for the Golden Ox Restaurant.

80. SC152 Bernd Foerster Papers SC152 Bernd Foerster Papers 1976 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...