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201. Report from the Archives Report from the Archives October//1961 Mention of Colonel John Nelson Southern, or John Southern as an "early-day editor in Independence" and father of "the late Col. William Southern, Jr., for so many years editor of the 'Examiner.'"

202. Report from the Archives Report from the Archives October//1962 One paragraph about the acquisition by Adrienne Christopher of the "unpublished journal of Mamie Bernard Aguirre, or Mamie Aguirre, the lovely Westport belle who married handsome Epifanio Aguirre in 1862,"...

203. Report from the Archives 1966 Report from the Archives 1966 Spring//1967 Description of the donation to the Jackson County Historical Society of "the remainder of the Warren Welch Collection of Quantrill papers," noting Welch as a 90-year-old "secretary of the Quantrill Group...

204. Report from the Archives, 1966 Report from the Archives, 1966 Spring//1967 Excerpts from the journals of David I. Caldwell, the "County Superintendant of Jackson County," from roughly 1858 to 1868, including information about the weather, schools, and the Civil War.

205. Report from the Archives, 1966 Report from the Archives, 1966 Spring//1967 Mention of the transcription of "the Diary of George Buchanan, 1838," at the archives of the Jackson County Historical Society.

206. Report from the Archives: Recent Acquisitions Report from the Archives: Recent Acquisitions June//1961 Description of the Jackson County Historical Society's acquisition of a scrapbook of Judge Frank McCrary, "one of the men who earliest interested himself in the cause of prisoners, pardon and parole methods,...

207. Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson June//1961 Article about the debate at the Jackson County Historical Society as to the spelling of William Quantrill's last name, with the "i" spelling appearing to be most correst over "Quantrell" or "Cantrell or...

208. Restoring a Garden Treasure Restoring a Garden Treasure November 12, 2008 The rose garden at Loose Park will undergo its first major renovation in its history. It was establsihed in 1931. The "new and imporved version of the garden--one that hews closely to the plan of tis legendary...

209. Rewards for Archivist and Researcher Alike Rewards for Archivist and Researcher Alike October//1977 Article about collections at the Jackson County Historical Society archives such as "[t]he Charles Lockett collection of William H. Twyman [or William Twyman] family papers" about the Twyman family and...

210. Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Society Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Society June 25, 1905 Appendix A is entitled "Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Company" and lists the men with additional information on some. The author used these primary sources to compile the list: Branded As Rebels by Joanne...

211. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

212. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

213. SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid ca. 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

214. SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid ca. 1920-1980 Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...

215. SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1977-1982 The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...

216. SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...

217. SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid 1988 The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...

218. SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid 1870-1990 Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.

219. SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid 1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990) James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...

220. SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid 1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928) Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...