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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...
Money Crunch For Black Archives
June 15, 2005
The Black Archives of Mid-America is no longer getting the previous funding from the city to keep it operating properly. Established in 1974 from a grant through Horace Peterson, the current executive...
Moving Time for Archives: New Research Rooms in Old Courthouse to Have Library Atmosphere
Article about the transfer of the location of the Jackson County Historical Society's archives from their 14-year stay at the Truman Library to a more permanent home in the Jackson County Courthouse on...
Much Research for 'Westering Man' Done in Archives
Book review of "Westering Man" by Bil Gilbert about Joseph Walker (1798-1876), prominent mountain man and "first Sheriff of Jackson County, Missouri." Description of much of the book's research being done...
Museum Collection in Storage Shuffle: Managing Collection and Archives of the Kansas City Museum Accommodates Master Plan
April 10, 2002
Article details information about the location and storage of the collections kept by Union Station Kansas City Inc. Gay Clemenson, Collections Manager, is featured and quoted. Many items are now stored...
National Archives and Records Administration--Central Plains Region
Kansas City does have a branch of the National Archives called the Central Plains Region. Various types of records from states of the Midwest and Great Plains are included in the holdings. It is located...
National Archives to Union Station
August 15, 2007
The Central Plains Region of the National Archives will move into a former freight building (Adams Express building) beside Union Station. The group is currently located in the Bannister Federal Complex....
Native Sons of Kansas City, Missouri
The Native Sons Archives (Native Sons Collection) were transferred from Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, to UMKC, Western Historical Manuscript Collection, in July 1990....
Nazarene Theological Seminary Library
Photos, illustrations, map, and information on the Nazarene Theological Seminary library building dedicated in 1967 at 1700 East Meyer Boulevard (with the Nazarene Archives at 6401 Paseo Boulevard).
New Acquisitions at the Archives
One paragraph describing the acquisition of the Kearney Wornall papers of "deeds, photographs, [and] records of the Westport Baptist Church." Also one paragraph about the donation by Mrs. B. J. George...
New Acquisitions for the Archives
Description of a letter written by General Alexander W. Doniphan in 1884 in "the Watkins Mill collection" of new acquisitions by the Jackson County Historical Society.
New Organization Aims to Preserve and Promote Historic Northeast Kansas City
July 11, 2012
Article reports on the formation of the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society (NEKCHS). The mission of NEKCHS is to "collect, research, and preserve Historic Northeast's history." Joy Brandon serves...
Nicolas Point: Artist, Historian, and Missionary
Brief article about Nicolas Point and his service to Native Americans. Because of his artistic talents, he provided sketches of where he traveled in the 1840s as well as diary entries.
Obscure Archives: A Little-Known Midtown Library Makes It to the Top of the Science World
Description of the library specializing in science and technology information, located 5109 Cherry Street on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
On the Record
December 10, 2006
The Central Plains Region branch of the National Archives and Records Administration located in Kansas City contains many treasures which this article highlights. Included is a picture of a German-American...
Orpheum Theater Profile
People: Denise Morrison
Photo and brief text about Morrison and the archives at the museum.
People: Stan Ingersol
Photo and caption about Ingersol and the archives.
Photo of Delware Agency
June 26, 1905
Photograph of the Delware Indian Agency near Stony Point in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The building was built in 1830, and the photograph was shot in 1938.
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