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1. Art Alone Enduring Art Alone Enduring April-May//1974 Article about the influences of three women on Midwest art appreciation: Mary Frances Sheldon, Sarah Hannah Joslyn, and Mary McAfee Atkins, the last from Kansas City and instrumental in the founding of...

2. Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress 2003

3. Here Lies Kansas City: A Collection of Our City's Notables and Their Final Resting Places Here Lies Kansas City: A Collection of Our City's Notables and Their Final Resting Places //1984 Photo and biographical sketch of Mary McAfee Atkins (1836-1911), the partial namesake of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, widow of wealthy Downtown realtor and miller James Burris Atkins, or James Atkins....

4. In the Beginning: The Art Museum Is the Legacy of Two Very Different People In the Beginning: The Art Museum Is the Legacy of Two Very Different People April/24/1983 Article about the divergent personalities of the two founders of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Mary McAfee Atkins (or Mary Atkins) and William Nelson, including their approach to the foundation of the...

5. James Burris Atkins James Burris Atkins April 2000 Genealogical information about James B. Atkins, early Kansas City settler who wisely invested in Kansas City real estate. His second wife, Mary McAfee Atkins, designated in her will that moneys generated...

6. Kansas City Crossroads: Strangers Made Art Gallery Possible Kansas City Crossroads: Strangers Made Art Gallery Possible August 2002 Brief article describing the early history of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Mary McAfee Atkins and William Rockhill Nelson left a combined amount of approximately $3 million for an art museum, which...

7. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary McAfee Atkins, or Mary Atkins (1835-1911), one of the major benefactors and namesake of the the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, born in Kentucky and coming to Kansas City around 1878...

8. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Book includes a short history of the city's main art museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It was named after major benefactor William Rockhill Nelson and Mary McAfee Atkins who also contributed money,...

9. Mary Atkins Mary Atkins File containing material about Mary McAfee Atkins, or Mary Atkins, associated with the founding of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Included is a copy of her death certificate.

10. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Building Profile Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Building Profile 1999, revised 2007

11. The Donors of the Gallery: Mary McAfee Atkins The Donors of the Gallery: Mary McAfee Atkins April 1934 One paragraph of biography of Mary McAfee Atkins, or Mary Atkins, "donor of a $300,000 trust fund for establishing a museum of fine arts" and former Kentucky school teacher before marrying "a pioneer merchant"...

12. The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Kansas City Special Number The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Kansas City Special Number December 9, 1933 A special issue of The Art News published to commemorate the opening of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art on December 11, 1933. The issue contains several print advertisements for art galleries,...