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1. 1811 Patrick Gass Journal 1811 Patrick Gass Journal December 15, 1904 Part of the Fitzpatrick purchase, this 1811 copy has particular significance because it once belonged to Elliott Coues, one of the editors of the Lewis and Clark journals. It is inscribed, “To Prof....

2. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

3. Biography of the Dubinsky Brothers, Entertainers--Maurice (1882-1929); Edward (circa 1886-1960); and Biography of the Dubinsky Brothers, Entertainers--Maurice (1882-1929); Edward (circa 1886-1960); and Barney (1892-1949) 2004

4. C. E. Johnston Dies C. E. Johnston Dies July/11/1951 Obituary for Charles Johnston, "69, past president of the Kansas City Southern railway and a former Kansas Citian." Born in Illinois in 1881 and coming to Kansas City in 1906, serving as company president...

5. Dr. John Hofsess Dr. John Hofsess 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. John Hofsess, a physician born in Illinois in 1869 and moving to Missouri in 1874 with his parents, then coming to Kansas City in 1905 as an osteopathic physician and teacher at the...

6. Harold Neumann Harold Neumann 1999 Photos and bio of Harold Neumann (1906-1995), "[c]hampion air racer and TWA pilot" and native of Illinois starting as a pilot in the 1920s and coming to Kansas City in 1936 as an early TWA pilot.

7. Henry McCune Henry McCune 1906 Biographical sketch of Henry McCune, a Kansas City lawyer born in Illinois in 1862, moving to Kansas and becoming city attorney of Oswego, Kansas, before arriving in Kansas City in 1890, with offices in...

8. Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

9. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Della Cochrane Lamb, or Della Lamb, founder and head of the "Institutional Neighborhood House" for neglected children. Description of her life and career, coming to Kansas City (residence...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Charles David Parker, or Charles Parker, a Kansas City realtor and "president and a large stockholder of the United States Water & Steam Supply Company, a steam fitting and plumbing supply...

11. Lewis and Clark Resources Lewis and Clark Resources 2003 A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.

12. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Biographical sketch of Charles Eugene Johnston, or Charles Johnston, "chief engineer of the Kansas City Southern Railway Company, with headquarters in Kansas City," born in Illinois in 1880 and joining...

13. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Charles Parker, president of the United States Water and Steam Supply Company. Born in Illinois in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a realtor with "offices in the New Nelson building"...

14. 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...

15. 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.

16. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards SC167 Kansas City Stockyards 1828-1983 and n.d. The Kansas City Stockyards operated in the West Bottoms of Kansas City from 1871 to 1991. It was the second largest stockyards in the nation and one of Kansas City’s most important industries. This collection...

17. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

18. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

19. SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...

20. SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...