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1. News from the Clendening News from the Clendening Winter//1998 Article about the University of Kansas Medical Center's Clendening Library and its recent renovation and rare book acquisitions.

2. Poetry in Motion: A Mid-Missouri Poet Speaks Out for Rhyme and Reason Poetry in Motion: A Mid-Missouri Poet Speaks Out for Rhyme and Reason Winter//1995 Photos and biographical article about Betty Cook Rottman, or Betty Rottman, a poet (with a book of her collected poetry called "Tyrant's Tears") in Columbia, Missouri retiring from work at the University...

3. Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner Winter//1991 Photos and biographical article about Tiberius Klausner, "professor of violin at University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony and leader of the Volker...

4. History of Independence Avenue Inspires Writer History of Independence Avenue Inspires Writer Winter//1990 File containing a photo and biographical article about Eileen Bluestone Sherman, or Eileen Sherman, a "Johnson County housewife" and writer of a fictionalized book called "Independence Avenue" about the...

5. Urban History of Kansas Urban History of Kansas Winter 2005-2006 Part of the magazine's "Review Essay Series", the author refutes the rural image long associated with Kansas by stating that "since the 1950s more than half of the state's residents have lived 'in town'...

6. Central Lights: Histories of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Central Lights: Histories of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Winter 2003 Excerpts from the book with the same title, this article highlights early members of Central Presbyterian Church, including Walker and Mary Hickman, George and Elizabeth Davis, Rebecca Metcalf, Mary Hale,...

7. Making Medicine Against ''White Man's Side of Story'' Making Medicine Against ''White Man's Side of Story'' Winter 2000 The subject of this article concerns the letters that George Bent, son of trader William Bent, sent to Indian historian George Hyde and used in his book Life of George Bent: Written From His Letters. Also...

8. Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Summer//2002 The author of this article points out some of the inaccuracies by author Frank Harris as far as his remembering his earlier days (1870s) as a cowboy and trail driver in this book of his reminiscences....

9. William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation Summer//2001 Photo and biographical article about William Least Heat-Moon, or William Heat-Moon, a native of Kansas City (born as William Trogdon) and travel book writer living near Columbia, Missouri. Author of the...

10. George Champlin Sibley George Champlin Sibley Summer//1995 Illustration (of Fort Osage) and biographical article about George Champlin Sibley, or George Sibley (1782-1863), factor or Indian agent of Fort Osage in eastern Jackson County, Missouri from its erection...

11. Galena on the James Galena on the James Summer//1948 History of Galena, Missouri, the county seat of Stone County in the Ozarks located on the James River. Covers from about 1837 to 1886.

12. Missouri Biographies: William T. Anderson, the Bloodiest Man of the Civil War Missouri Biographies: William T. Anderson, the Bloodiest Man of the Civil War Summer 2000 Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson (ca. 1838-1864), a Confederate guerrilla in Missouri and Kansas during the Civil War.

13. When in Rome When in Rome Summer 2000 Article with photograph of exterior view of Evanscourt, a classically designed home by J. All Evans, "an eccentric Olathe haberdasher and broker who married Jessie Amy Pickering, the daughter of prominent...

14. The David Adams Journals The David Adams Journals Summer 1998 Transcribed journal entries of David Adams from 1841-1845. Adams was an explorer of the Missouri Valley region and participant in the Western fur trade during this time period. His journal entries describe...

15. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Summer 1925 View of Carleton Coon wearing a damaged straw hat while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "You'd never [know] the old boy now. Coonie being himself at Uniontown, Pa."

16. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Summer 1924 Exterior view of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Taken at the Evanston Hotel, Evanston, Illinois, where some of the band stayed while playing at the Lincoln Tavern. Sanders captions...

17. Gone But Not Forgotten: A History of the Burials in the Jewish Cemeteries in Kansas City Gone But Not Forgotten: A History of the Burials in the Jewish Cemeteries in Kansas City Spring//2002 Details are given about the researching and publication of the book "Gone But Not Forgotten: A History of the Burials in the Jewish Cemeteries in Kansas City" by Anita Loeb. Includes a photograph of the...

18. Mane Museum: A Collection of Jewelry and Wreaths Made of Hair Weaves Art and History Mane Museum: A Collection of Jewelry and Wreaths Made of Hair Weaves Art and History Spring//1998 Article about Leila's Hair Museum in Independence, a storehouse of wreaths made of hair as art works, a practice ending "in the 1900s," with photos.

19. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Spring//1997 Photo and biographical description of Joseph Schultz, director of "UMKC's classical and ancient studies program" and author of the book "Mid-America's Promise" about the "Kansas City Jewry."

20. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Spring//1997 Brief biography of Frank Adler in a collection of brief bios of Kansas City area Jewish authors, including his work on a book on the history of the Temple B'nai Jehudah called "Roots in a Moving Stream."...