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1792-1939 [bulk Ca1865...
Cyrus F Boyd
D M Nigro
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
SC153 William Allen Papers
This collection consists of a land patent granted to William Allen for 40 acres in Menasha, Wisconsin from 1856.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection
This collection contains items relating to the annual Priests of Pallas festival held in Kansas City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The events were comparable to Mardi Gras in New Orleans...
SC45 Woodcut Society Collection
1932-1945 and n.d.
This collection consists of the majority of special edition folio woodcut prints commissioned twice a year by the Woodcut Society of Kansas City in the 1930s and 1940s. The collection also includes pamphlets,...
Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid
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...
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,...
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...
The Miracle Scrapbook Finding Aid
"The Miracle," a religious pantomime based on a Christian legend, played in Kansas City from November 22, 1926, to December 11, 1926. The play was presented in Convention Hall which was transformed into...
Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Papers Finding Aid
Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick was a professor of botany and mathematics, a librarian, and an avid book collector. The Kansas City Public Library purchased nearly 20,000 volumes from his private library...
Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid
1910-1917 (bulk 1915)
The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...
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...
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