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1. $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast January 26, 2011 The construction of a new Northeast community center is closer to reality with the help of a $2.5 million Economic Development Initiative (EDI) grant. The proposed site at 9th and Van Brunt would also...

2. A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 March//1975 Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...

3. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of the large section of Kansas City real estate owned by Dr. Johnston Lykins since the 1830s and called the Lykins Addition, covering "over one-half of the rock landing of our city" east from...

4. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Mention of Dr. Johnston Lykins, Martha Lykins, and Julia Lykins, among others, as founding members of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City in 1855 on West 5th Street.

5. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Mention of the Ashburn family as being "[a]mong the most devoted supporters of the Baptist cause in that early day" in 1850s Kansas City, along with the Jaudon family, the Stafford family, and the B. F....

6. Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor 2007

7. Biography of Mattie Lykins Bingham (1824-1890), Early Settler Biography of Mattie Lykins Bingham (1824-1890), Early Settler 2003

8. Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri //1875 Biographical sketch of Dr. Johnston Lykins, a physician born in Virginia in 1800 and leaving for the West in 1829 as a Baptist missionary, arriving at the Shawnee Indian Mission on the Kansas side of Kansas...

9. Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid 1975-1976 Charles S. Stevenson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1895, but grew up in Olathe, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. He worked at Hallmark Cards from the end of World War I until 1960. After retirement...

10. Cultivating Community Cultivating Community September 25, 2011 Article spotlights Kansas City residents Jason and Candy Fields and other families who have transformed blighted properties in the Lykins Neighborhood into "urban homesteads." More than 20 families have...

11. Deaths: Frank A. Bettis, Sr. Deaths: Frank A. Bettis, Sr. August/4/1971 Photo and obituary for Frank Bettis, Sr., "owner of the F. A. Bettis Company, electrical manufacturers representative," great grandson of Dr. Johnston Lykins. Resident of 1307 East 81st Terrace and graduate...

12. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins 1968 (first edition 1950) Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), a physician, Baptist missionary, realtor, the first legal mayor of Kansas City (from 1853 to 1855), and native of Virginia. Description...

13. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins May/19/1838 Manuscript letter written by Dr. Johnston Lykins in 1838 in Illinois to his first wife, Delilah McCoy Lykins, or Delilah Lykins, living in Westport, Missouri.

14. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins April 17, 1905 Biographical sketch of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), the first legal mayor of Kansas City, first postmaster of Westport (out of the Shawnee Mission), and first editor and publisher of a newspaper entirely...

15. Dr. Johnston Lykins Square Dr. Johnston Lykins Square 1995 Description of the 4.95-acre park acquired in 1913, between 7th, Jackson, 8th, and Myrtle Streets, with photos and history.

16. Dr. Johnston Lykins: Baptist Missionary, Realtor, Doctor, First Legal Mayor of Kansas City Dr. Johnston Lykins: Baptist Missionary, Realtor, Doctor, First Legal Mayor of Kansas City Winter 1996 Photo of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), illustration of his home (built in 1857 at 12th and Washington Streets), and biographical article describing his life and career as a Baptist missionary, realtor,...

17. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1928 Photo of Dr. Johnston Lykins, Kansas City's first legal mayor (and second otherwise) on page 511 and illustration of his house at 12th and Washington Streets on page 475, with a biographical sketch of...

18. First Mansion Is Leased: Others Get Leasehold on 12th and Washington Corner First Mansion Is Leased: Others Get Leasehold on 12th and Washington Corner November?/18?/1923? Illustration and article about the former Dr. Johnston Lykins residence, built in the mid-19th century at the southwest corner of 12th and Washington Streets as "Kansas City's first mansion." Later "an...

19. George Caleb Bingham: A Catalogue Raisonne George Caleb Bingham: A Catalogue Raisonne 1967 Description of the portrait painting of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876) by artist George Caleb Bingham, or George Bingham (1811-1879), located in the collection of the Native Sons of Kansas City.

20. Gone but Not Forgotten: William Hall Richardson Lykins Gone but Not Forgotten: William Hall Richardson Lykins Winter 1996 Portrait and biographical article about William Hall Richardson Lykins (ca. 1828-1893), "pioneer and scientist" residing at 414 West 13th Street in Kansas City. Description of his life and career as a...