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21. McGee Family Bible Finding Aid McGee Family Bible Finding Aid 1816 Bible of Mrs. James H. McGee with newspaper obituary of Eleanor McGee pasted in front cover. Only family information is a note on verso of New Testament page. Loose, miscellaneous items found in pages...

22. Mrs. Thomas C. Dungan Autograph Book Finding Aid Mrs. Thomas C. Dungan Autograph Book Finding Aid 1881 Mrs. Dungan was Fannie I. Soper Dungan. Thomas C. Dungan was a Senator from the first Senatorial district, including Holt, Achison, Nodaway, and Andrew counties. He held office during the 31st and 32nd...

23. Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1880s-1901 This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...

24. Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid 1906-1977 Nicholas Aleshi came to Kansas City around 1900. He owned a dairy at 66th and Belinder and a grocery store at 312 Holmes. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports,...

25. Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid 1923-1930 This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...

26. Peery Family Papers Finding Aid Peery Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1913 The Peery family collection contains just over 600 letters including correspondence of John Thompson Peery, an early founder of Methodism in the Kansas City area, and his wife Mary Jane Chick Johnson Peery....

27. Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid circa 1870s-1880s The photographer(s) and originator of the scrapbook of 94 photographs of varying sizes are unknown. The images provide scenes of the Board of Trade building under construction as well as exterior and interior...

28. Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid n.d. The Presidents and Past Presidents Club of Greater Kansas City was formed in 1917 with Mrs. George W. Fuller as the first president. Membership was composed entirely of presidents and past presidents of...

29. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

30. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

31. SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid ca. 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

32. SC100 Kansas City Guards Record Book Finding Aid SC100 Kansas City Guards Record Book Finding Aid 1876-1878 Special collection for a local independent military group called the Kansas City Guards, later the Jackson County National Guard, Company A. Includes a one-volume, handwritten record of their meetings,...

33. SC101 Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid SC101 Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid 1895-1946 The Kansas City Bar Association is a local organization for lawyers, organized in 1884. This collection of the group's records provides information primarily during the early years of 1898 to 1917. Included...

34. SC102 Bridge Quantity Record Books Finding Aid SC102 Bridge Quantity Record Books Finding Aid 1913-1917 This collection contains four record books with quantity listings for bridge/viaduct construction in Kansas City. They were maintained by a Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall office, although the department is...

35. 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)...

36. SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid 1642-2009 and n.d. This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...

37. SC120 Clifton B. Sloan Papers Finding Aid SC120 Clifton B. Sloan Papers Finding Aid 1876-1938 Clifton B. Sloan papers include genealogical materials from the Sloan estate and nineteenth-century correspondence, clippings, family charts, etc.

38. SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection Finding Aid SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection Finding Aid 1881-2012 The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.

39. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid 1944-1999 and n.d. The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...

40. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...