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1. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of John Boarman "buil[ding] the first business house, south of the Levee on the south side of Third Street about 100 feet east of Main Street" in Kansas City, circa 1857. Description of the city...

2. Bingham Grave Should Stay in Kansas City Bingham Grave Should Stay in Kansas City July//1963 Short essay opposing the proposal to relocate the grave of George Caleb Bingham from Union Cemetery in Kansas City to Arrow Rock, Missouri.

3. Charlotte Campbell, 1832-1907 Charlotte Campbell, 1832-1907 April-May 2000 Brief biography of Charlotte Campbell, married to John Campbell, the English real estate investor. She was one of the founders of Central Presbyterian Church, and is buried in Union Cemetery.

4. Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? May 2000 Photo and information about local history of the Kansas City metropolitan area in the form of a quiz, with "questions and locations" regarding the following: (1) the Archibald Rice home at 66th and Blue...

5. Death of Margaret Landis Former member of UCHS Death of Margaret Landis Former member of UCHS Autumn 2002 Obituary for author Margaret Landis, excerpted from the Kansas City Star. March 27, 2002.

6. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy December 1922 Description of part of the Isaac McCoy farm set apart as the McCoy cemetery, labeled as part of Union Cemetery on the local history index card.

7. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy October/3/1921 Mention of James Porter as purchaser of a farm from Isaac McCoy on land between "about 33rd street, on the south, extending north almost to the Union Cemetery; and from Main on the west, to about Locust...

8. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy October 3, 1921 Description of the land owned by Reverend Isaac McCoy as his first farm and burial site for his wife, Christiana McCoy, and other family members. According to the local history index card, all a part of...

9. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 A brief history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City and future plans for downtown green spaces. Included is a detailed map of parks throughout the city. Kansas City is home to 214 parks and...

10. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Description of Union Cemetery by Daniel Geary, co-founder of the cemetery, where the first interment was made in 1858.

11. New Road Signs in Union Cemetery New Road Signs in Union Cemetery July 1996 Signs installed by the Parks and Recreation Department to aid navigation in the cemetery.

12. Rev. Addison Dashiell Maderia, an Unsung Hero Buried in Union Cemetery Rev. Addison Dashiell Maderia, an Unsung Hero Buried in Union Cemetery January-February 1997 Biographical article about Reverend Addison Dashiell Madeira, or Addison Madeira, Sr. (1828-1915), pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church in Kansas City until 1881, then "the largest Protestant congregation...

13. Suicide Was N. T. M'Kee [sic] Suicide Was N. T. M'Kee [sic] March-April//1997 Story about the suicide by hanging of Norris McKee, also known as E. H. Esson, near Union Cemetery in 1901. Description of his employment by "T. O. Cramer, the wall paper merchant at 1310 Grand ave.,"...

14. Toll Gate to Westport: Marking of Historic Site a Bicentennial Project for Society Toll Gate to Westport: Marking of Historic Site a Bicentennial Project for Society November//1975 Article about the toll gate at the Union Cemetery at 27th and Main Streets, in the Westport area before 1874.

15. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Mention of Benjamin Jaudon, born in 1796, in a listing of people interred at the Union Cemetery "born in the 18th Century [sic]," including also William Gillis (1792), John Harris (1795), Colonel W. M....

16. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Original interments into the supposed first Kansas City cemetery, starting with Elizabeth Porter (1750-1845) and including William Chick (1794-1847).

17. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Mention of the burial sites of George Caleb Bingham, "Kansas City's first artist, a man of national renown," missionary Dr. Johnston Lykins, and wife of both, Mrs. George C. (Mattie) Bingham, at Union...

18. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Description of Milton Payne, Kansas City's third legal mayor succeeding John Johnson in 1855 and buried in an unmark grave (similarly to Nehemiah Holmes) in Union Cemetery. Description of Payne also as...

19. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Brief descripton of John Johnson, second legal mayor of Kansas City for about a month in 1855 before being succeeded by Milton Payne.

20. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 One brief paragraph about "[t]wo pioneer physicians of Westport," Dr. Henry Foote Hereford, or Henry Hereford, and Dr. Joel Morris.