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201. Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Winnebago Indian Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Winnebago Indian Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs November 1965 Report on an inventory of information and general history in the National Archives for the Bureau of Indian Affairs dating back to the 1600s about the Winnebago Indians.

202. Project Northeast Archives Tales of NEHS Project Northeast Archives Tales of NEHS October 14, 2009 Article reports on "Project Northeast," an new venture by the Northeast High School Alumni Association to record oral histories of former NEHS students. The project leader is Roberta Kipper, a 1969 graduate....

203. Property Owner Index for 1865 Clay County Atlas Property Owner Index for 1865 Clay County Atlas 2011 Index produced by the Clay County Archives and Historic Library in 2011 to accompany their Clay County Historical Atlas of ca. 1865. Name entries provide page number, township, range, and section information...

204. Report from the A[r]chives Report from the A[r]chives May//1962 Mention of "[t]he microfilm of the McCrary (Hayes) papers" and "the splendid collection of very early papers and letters of Dr. and Mrs. Waldo of Santa Fe and Independence" kept at the archives of the...

205. Report from the Archives Report from the Archives February//1962 Description of the growing archival collections of the Jackson County Historical Society, including the Chiles, Gregg, Botts, and Twyman collections, all from the 1800s.

206. 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.'"

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Archives Report from the Archives October//1962 One paragraph about the acquisition by Adrienne Christopher of the "unpublished journal of Mamie Bernard Aguirre, or Mamie Aguirre, the lovely Westport belle who married handsome Epifanio Aguirre in 1862,"...

208. 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...

209. 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.

210. 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.

211. 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,...

212. 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...

213. 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...

214. 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...

215. 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...

216. Society Archives into Old Courthouse Soon Society Archives into Old Courthouse Soon June 1972 News of the upcoming move to the Independence Square Courthouse of the Jackson County Historical Society archives from the Truman Library.

217. Society Archives Open to All Interested Persons Society Archives Open to All Interested Persons Spring//1968 One paragraph about the new "Waggoner-Gates Mill Collections" at the archives of the Jackson County Historical Society. Also description of the acquisition of the "Albert Schoenberg Collection," papers...

218. State Goes to Bat for Buck O'Neil State Goes to Bat for Buck O'Neil August 19, 2007 The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was awarded $1.3 million in state tax credits to help fund the renovation and expansion of the Paseo YMCA. The Paseo YMCA, where the Negro Leagues were founded, will house...

219. Striving to Save Pieces of Past Striving to Save Pieces of Past August 18, 2006 Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon held a meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2006, concerning the fate of the Black Archives of Mid-America. Community leaders gathered to discuss the future of this treasure...

220. Tenacious Fighter For KC History Dies Tenacious Fighter For KC History Dies January 27, 2006 Jane Fifield Flynn, local historic buildings preservationist, died on January 26, 2006, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was 81 years of age. She described herself as a "street-fighting preservationist" in...