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1. Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer 2003

2. Jesse Clyde Nichols Jesse Clyde Nichols

3. J. C. Nichols and the Shaping of Kansas City: Innovation in Planned Residential Communities J. C. Nichols and the Shaping of Kansas City: Innovation in Planned Residential Communities 1990

4. Kansas City's Famous Country Club Plaza District and Plaza! Kansas City's Famous Country Club Plaza District and Plaza! 1950 [R]ecognized as 'America's greatest outdoor art gallery'.

5. J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original July//1980 Article describing in detail the origins of the J. C. Nichols Company's real estate ventures, eventually materializing in the Country Club District and Plaza.

6. A Machine for Forgetting A Machine for Forgetting January 23-29, 1997 Author of article criticizes Kansas City for purposely trying to destroy evidence of its past to create a sanitized, suburbanized city. He particularly dislikes J. C. Nichols' developments because they...

7. Vision and Boundless Energy Marked Life of J. C. Nichols Vision and Boundless Energy Marked Life of J. C. Nichols February/17/1950 Biography of Nichols, with photos of breaking ground at the Country Club District and as a high school and college student. Died on February 16, 1950, in Kansas City, Missouri.

8. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Caricature of J. C. Nichols standing in front of a Country Club District home with a customer asking, "Any real estate for sale?"

9. J. C. Nichols Builds Again on Bedrock Worth Reckoning with J. C. Nichols Builds Again on Bedrock Worth Reckoning with October//1934 Comprehensive article about the story of the J. C. Nichols Company's land developments, with many photos and an annotated map.

10. Missouri: Mother of the West Missouri: Mother of the West 1930 Description of Nichols's career accomplishments and profound influences on urban planning "around the world."

11. First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri June//1925 Drawings or maps of prize-winning design for new subdivision at the restricted residential area along with qualifications for determining the winner.

12. Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols //1920-1930, ca. Drawings, photographs, and floorplans of homes built in the Country Club District in the 1920s.

13. Jesse Clyde Nichols Jesse Clyde Nichols Entry for J. C. Nichols' accomplishments and memberships, notably as appointee of three consecutive Presidents of the United States as a planner of the Washington, D.C. area, and for the Harvard University...

14. Nichols' Notion Nichols’ Notion October 2008 Feature article describes J. C. Nichols and his crowning achievement, the Country Club Plaza. Provides a brief history of his time in Kansas City and his many accomplishments throughout the city.

15. Country Club District Country Club District ca1930s-1944 Folder contains promotional brochure for Sunset Hill residential district; J.C. Nichols produced advertisement for homes in the Country Club District (filed in oversize box); and a pamphlet missing the...

16. J. C. Nichols Dies J. C. Nichols Dies February/17/1950 Front page obituary of Nichols, highlighting his real estate and planning career.

17. Historic Notes about Neighborhoods: Kansas City's Country Club District Historic Notes about Neighborhoods: Kansas City's Country Club District Winter//1986 General history of the Country Club District, starting in 1905 "out in the country" and developing into a carefully planned standard of residential planning.

18. The Country Club Plaza: Gateway to the Country Club District The Country Club Plaza: Gateway to the Country Club District 1958 Illustrated map of the Country Club Plaza showing buildings and other features.

19. He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places March//1923 Interview with Nichols on his business tactics in the growth of his real estate development, along with anecdotes about neighbors causing notable nuisances.

20. J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid 1912-1960 (bulk 1922-1950) J. C. Nichols was born in Olathe, Kansas, in 1880 and died in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1950. He was a major residential land developer in the metropolitan area. He was a pioneer in the development of...