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Kansas City, Mo. City Guide
Special section of Family Tree Magazine that profiles genealogical and historical research resources available within the Kansas City area. Resources relevant to land records, cemetery records, newspapers,...
Kansas City, Mo.: Statistical Facts Regarding Its Appearance in May 1857 and Its Subsequent Growth
[C]opy of a manuscript received by the Native Sons Archives of Kansas City on June 23, 1952, from the estate of Johnston Lykins Case and presumably written originally on January 1, 1859, by Dr. Theodore...
Kansas Trails, Tall Grass, and Trials as Experienced in the California Gold Rush Letters and Diary of James and David Lee Campbell
The author of the article shares with the reader some of his family's recorded experiences while on the trail west to the gold fields in 1850. James and David Lee Campbell left Clayton, Adams County, Illinois,...
KC Ballet's New Home a Remodel
April 21, 2006
The Kansas City Ballet has announced that they plan to renovate a historic power plant at 400 W. Pershing Road near Union Station. It will be called the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity and...
KU Receives Writings by William S. Burroughs
February 8, 2014
Article announces that the last works and other writings of author William S. Burroughs have been donated to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at Kansas University. The donation of materials was made...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Begins
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Fort Jefferson at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, up the Missouri River, from November, 1803 to...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Ends
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the return journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition down the Missouri River to St. Louis in September, 1806. Includes dates and locations of each expedition campsite,...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Library Receives Legendary Jazz Collections
October 21, 2009
Pam McShann, daughter of Jay McShann, has donated her father's papers to the Special Collections Department at Miller Nichols Library. The collection, which includes videos of interviews, photographs,...
Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid
Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.
Making Jazz History: 87 Years and Going Strong
Article describes Spring, 1995 activities of Claude "Fiddler" Williams. Williams, was interviewed on February 22, 1995 by Chuck Haddix of the Marr Sound Archives for the Smithsonian Institution's Oral...
Marr Sound Archives
Marr Sound Archives Receives Collection from Warren Bowman
Article describes a collection left to the Marr Sound Archives in 2004 by deceased Kansas City piantist Warren Bowman. The collection includes a large collection of recordings by contemporary Kansas City...
Contains excerpts from some articles in the Diocesan archives of Kansas City, Missouri, written by the late Bishop of Kansas City, Right Reverend John Jozeeph Hogan.
Miss Erdman Presents Her Manuscript to the Archives
Photo and article about native Missourian "Miss Loula Grace Erdman [or Loula Erdman], author" of a manuscript about Order Number 11, gathered from research at the Jackson County Historical Society archives....
Missouri Baptist Historical Society
File contains a brochure about the location of the Missouri Baptist Historical Society's archives at the library of William Jewell College.
Missouri Place Names
File contains information on Missouri place names for cities, counties, towns, rivers, etc. The Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City also has a large list of Missouri place names.
Missouri State Archives
June 19, 1905
File containing a booklet or pamphlet on the resources of the Missouri State Archives for research on family and community histories, with photos.
Missouri: 150th Year
May 26, 1971
Map of Missouri indicating county boundaries, possibly at the time of statehood in 1821. The map was prepared from documents located in the Missouri State Archives, and proceeds from its sale went to the...
Missouri: A Black Hub in the Heartland
Photos and article about cities and towns in Missouri as "hubs" for African Americans, including Kansas City, Saint Louis, and Sedalia. Depiction of "the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City" and...
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