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121. SC143 Kansas City Theatre Company Collection SC143 Kansas City Theatre Company Collection 1931 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...

122. SC144 Percy Shelley Collection SC144 Percy Shelley Collection 1816, 1886, 1893, and n.d. This collection contains ephemera relating to Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

123. SC145 Stigers Island Collection SC145 Stigers Island Collection 1890-1900 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.

124. SC146 Land Deeds Collection SC146 Land Deeds Collection 1845-1888 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...

125. SC147 Hannibal Correspondence Collection SC147 Hannibal Correspondence Collection 1875 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.

126. SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection 1851 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...

127. SC149 Indian Territory Documents SC149 Indian Territory Documents 1851-1857 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...

128. SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers 1849 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.

129. SC151 C. Clements Papers SC151 C. Clements Papers 1852 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...

130. 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...

131. SC153 William Allen Papers SC153 William Allen Papers 1856 This collection consists of a land patent granted to William Allen for 40 acres in Menasha, Wisconsin from 1856.

132. SC154 Dwight Building Collection SC154 Dwight Building Collection 1969-1970 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.

133. SC155 McLaughlin Collection SC155 McLaughlin Collection 1846, 1856-1857 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.

134. 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.

135. SC157 Jenkins Music Company Collection 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...

136. SC158 Henschel 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...

137. SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection 1887-1957 This collection consists of images relating to Kansas City buildings, infrastructure, and historical events. Included are four prints from the Siegrist Engraving Company as well as various magazine-published...

138. 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...

139. 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...

140. 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...