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City National Bank
Negative, B/w, 4 X 5...
Citizens Historical As...
Who's Who in Kansas City
Portraits and biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, or R. Crosby Kemper, Sr., "president [of] City Bank," born in Valley Falls, Kansas, in 1892 and brought to Kansas City as an infant. Description...
Walnut Street, North from 10th Street
Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 10th Street
Scientology Center Heads Downtown
March 17, 2007
The former City National Bank Building at 1801 Grand Boulevard has been purchased by the Church of Scientology for its regional offices. The building also housed the Grand Avenue Bank. The church plans...
SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid
1940-2010 and n.d.
The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p227
A portion of Kansas City from E. 11th Street south to E. 13th Street and from Grand Avenue east to McGee Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
One Thousand Million: Kansas City Bank Clearings for 1902 All But Reach This Enormous Figure
Short article about Kansas City banks dollar clearings for the years 1896-1902. "In that period the business of Kansas City has almost doubled." Includes a chart showing the dollar amounts for each year...
May We Present Mrs. Herbert V. Jones
Portrait and biographical article about Mrs. Herbert Jones, or Eleanor Jones, president of the Women's City Club at the Gate City Bank Biulding in 1921, president of the Consumers' League in 1922, president...
Kempers Want Values to Last
April 23, 2013
Article on UMB Bank, focusing on the Kemper family's role as leaders. Previously known as Center City, City, City National, and United Missouri, UMB Bank was founded in 1913. In 1918, William T. Kemper...
KCResources, page 48
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of William Reed, "vice president for the Gate City Bank." Born in Indiana about 1865 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri as a banker in 1881 before coming to Kansas City in 1906.
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Photo and bio of Emma Marcus Hall, or Emma Hall, "the first woman to become an assistant vice-president of a Kansas City bank." Description of her life and career, born in Nebraska in 1895 and coming to...
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Illustration and description of the printing business at 115-117 West 7th Street.
Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid
This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...
March 26, 1905
Photo and bio of Ed Orear, "prominent real estate dealer and treasurer of the Consumers' Bread Company." Born in Saline County, Missouri in 1857 and serving as Missouri state treasurer before coming to...
Deaths: Bernard Gillis, Sr.
Photo and obituary for Bernard Gillis, Sr., a Kansas City bank executive and native of Marceline, Missouri.
Illustrations and information on Craig Umland, a Kansas City bank teller and co-author with his brother Eric Umland of "Mystery of the Ancients," a 1974 pseudoscientific book about the links of ancient...
City Bank Wall Graphic
Graphic on the wall of City Bank, located at 18th and Grand. Thomas Michael Stephens received an award for his design of the Golden Rectangle Overlap pictured here.
City Bank Building
National Register of Historic Places Inventory nomination form for the City Bank Building.
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