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1. A Drive to Bear His Name A Drive to Bear His Name December/1/1905 Article about the funeral for August R. Meyer and considerations for streets to bear his name.

2. A. R. Meyer's Condition A. R. Meyer's Condition December/2/1905 Short article about the hospitalization and subsequent death of August Meyer (1851-1905), the "father" of the park and boulevard system.

3. An American Beauty An American Beauty September//1991 Article with color photos, maps, and description of the park system, featuring "The Paseo," which "received its name from the Paseo de la Rreforma, a famous boulevard in Mexico City."

4. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Photo of the August Meyer house in 1895-1896, designed by architects Van Brunt & Howe at 44th and Warwick Boulevards.

5. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

6. August Meyer August Meyer 1934 Biography of August Meyer, as a sculptor and organizer of the Park and Boulevard System, and description of the memorial.

7. August Meyer August Meyer 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...

8. August Meyer August Meyer 1906 Biographical sketch of August Meyer, "President of the United Chemical and Zinc Company" in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1851 and gaining wealth as...

9. August Meyer August Meyer 1938 References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...

10. August Meyer Photograph August Meyer Photograph 1890 Photo of August Meyer among other directors of the Commercial Club in 1890.

11. August Meyer Residence August Meyer Residence Folder includes nomination form for the National Register for the August Meyer residence, located at 4415 Warwick and also known as Vanderslice Hall. It is currently owned by the Kansas City Art Institute....

12. August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake Postcard of the Gold Fish Lake on the grounds of the August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall)

13. August R. Meyer August R. Meyer Head and shoulders portrait.

14. August R. Meyer August R. Meyer Bas-relief of August R. Meyer. The relief is mounted on a black frame and measures 18 in. x 27 in. There is a gold plaque on the frame that reads, “Replica of statue at 10th & Paseo of August R. Meyer-First...

15. August R. Meyer August R. Meyer Photos and information on August Meyer (1851-1905), first president and co-organizer of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, early promoter of the park and boulevard system, and native of Saint...

16. August R. Meyer, the Citizen August R. Meyer, the Citizen October//1908 Photo and article about the August Meyer Memorial statue at 10th and Paseo Boulevards, a tribute to August Meyer (1851-1905), "the father of [the park and boulevard] system."

17. Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader 2003

18. Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine February/23/1951 Photo and article about a tall, brick smokestack, an "unofficial monument" to August R. Meyer's smelting plant in the Argentine industrial district in Kansas City.

19. Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980 Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980 June 2, 1905 Book about the 100-year history of Argentine and later Argentine Industrial District, in Kansas City, Kansas, with many photos and maps and much information on the district's institutions and prominent...

20. From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond Spring 2008 In-depth article about August Meyer and his wife Emma, the smelting and refining businesses Meyer was part of, his role in the development of Leadville, Colorado, and his founding of the Kansas City Smelting...