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1. Novel of Courage by Independence Woman Novel of Courage by Independence Woman File containing a book review of "It Came to Pass" by Olive Webster Roberts, or Olive Roberts, a local novelist.

2. Local Author James Tate Local Author James Tate File containing information on James Tate, a poet of Yale University, author of the award-winning book of collected poetry entitled "The Lost Pilot," about his father, lost over Europe as a World War II...

3. Craigh Umland Craigh Umland Illustrations and information on Craig Umland, a Kansas City bank teller and co-author with his brother Eric Umland of "Mystery of the Ancients," a 1974 pseudoscientific book about the links of ancient...

4. Frontiers in American Catholicism Frontiers in American Catholicism Photo and review (with no date or page listed) of the book "Frontiers in American Catholicism" by Reverend Walter Ony, a Saint Louis Catholic priest growing up in Kansas City.

5. Sinclair Lewis Sinclair Lewis //1926-1927, ca. File containing two copies of a group of newspaper articles about the visit of Sinclair Lewis to Kansas City about 1926 during his research for the novel "Elmer Gantry" about a deceitful Midwestern evangelist,...

6. When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City 1898 Portrait and biographical article in a Kansas City newspaper (untitled) about Milton Payne (1829-1900), 6-time mayor of Kansas City starting in 1856. Description of the discovery of a book listing "city...

7. Articles Written by John Edward Hicks Articles Written by John Edward Hicks 1949-1968 A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...

8. Bob Berdella Murder Case Bob Berdella Murder Case 1988-1993 A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the criminal activities of Robert A. Berdella and the subsequent investigation of those...

9. KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast April 15, 2004 A new book entitled "The Perfect Mile" by Neal Bascomb has recently been published and includes Kansas native Wes Santee. He was a great long-distance runner duirng the 1950s and a University of Kansas...

10. Mystery Writer Finds a Beloved Character: Kansas Mystery Writer Finds a Beloved Character: Kansas April 16, 2006 Three-time Edgar Award nominee, Pickard has won the Anthony Award for a short story, the Macavity Award for Marriage is Murder . . . and two Agatha Awards. Her new book, Virgin of Small Plains, takes place...

11. The Battle for Westport The Battle for Westport April 17, 2011 Article describes author Darryl Levings upcoming book of historical fiction on the Battle of Westport titled "Saddle the Pale Horse." Includes an excerpt from the book documenting the day before the battle...

12. Bridging Genres Bridging Genres April 18, 2010 In-depth article about the works of Kansas City native author Evan S. Connell. The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement will be awarded to Connell. "Mrs. Bridge"...

13. UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success April 21-27, 2006 Article profiles Guy Bailey, Chancellor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since January of 2006. According to the article, he is the 6th of seven in the position during the past seven years. "Bailey's...

14. Among the Best Ever to Play the Game Among the Best Ever to Play the Game April 5, 2011 Article profiles the accomplishments of baseball player Wilber "Bullet" Rogan and a new book about him by baseball historian Phil Dixon titled "Wilber 'Bullet' Rogan and the Kansas City Monarchs." Dixon...

15. Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back April 6, 2003 Biographical article with photos about Vincent Carter (1924-1983), a local author who grew up in segregated Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s and left for World War II after graduating from Lincoln High...

16. Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last April 6, 2003 Article is an excerpt from the book "Such Sweet Thunder" by Kansas City's Vincent O. Carter who died in 1983. It is a 1963 novel that was not published during his lifetime.

17. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

18. Books of the Day Books of the Day April/15/1961 Book review of "The Joy Makers" by James Gunn, a Kansas University teacher writing a science fiction novel concerning "the principles of hedonism" and their effects on our society's future.

19. A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West April/30/1964 File contains an article about Missourian explorer of the West, William Ashley (ca. 1782-1838), in a review of a book about him and his arrival in Missouri territory in about 1802 and serious exploration...

20. Books of the Day Books of the Day April/8/1960 File containing a photo (of the author) and review of "Simple Spigot," a book by Mary Francis Shura, or Mary Shura of Liberty, Missouri.