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Lest We Forget: James M. Greenwood, Missouri's Greatest Contribution to Public Education
Photo and biographical article about "James Mickleborough Greenwood," or James Greenwood, superintendent of schools in Kansas City, a former mathematics teacher in Kirksville, Missouri, and native of Illinois...
Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary
Photo and bio of James Greenwood, school superintendent of the Kansas City School District, born in Illinois in 1837 and moving to Missouri in 1852 as a teacher, arriving in Kansas City in 1874, becoming...
Missouri Verse and Verse-Writers
Mention of James Greenwood as "well known in the United States for his writings on educational subjects" while in Kirksville, Missouri."
Oldest Books in the Missouri Valley Room
A search of the online catalog in May 2005 revealed the oldest book in the MVSC collection to be Mathematical Tables by Sir Jonas Moore published in 1653 [MV-Y 510.8 M82]. It was part of the James M. Greenwood...
Prominent Kansas Citians
Composite view; left to right: Theodore S. Case, Bishop Edward R. Atwell, J.M. Greenwood, Edwin C. Meservey, Hiram M. Northrup, William A. Rule, Edward F. Sweeney, A.A. Tomlinson.
Public School Leaders
Photo and description of James Greenwood (1837-1914), "Superintendent of Schools in Kansas City, Missouri," for "more than a third of a century. ..the most prominent educational figure in the Missouri...
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914)
James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...
SC86-2 Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1846-1928 (bulk 1890-1914)
Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood was born in Michigan on Christmas Day 1859. She became an employee of the Kansas City School District in 1888 and was principal of Whittier School between 1891-1910....
SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid
ca. 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916)
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...
Teachers to Whom the Young Look
January 1, 1900
Photo portraits and brief biographies of important local educators: (1) Barnard, J. U.; (2) Cottingham, J. M.; (3) Berry, W. H.; (4) Dillenbeck, Preston; (5) Biggs, L. Kate; (6) DuBois, H. E.; (7) Brua,...
The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men
Biographical sketch of James Mickleborough Greenwood, or James Greenwood, school superintendent of Kansas City. Source states he was born in Illinois in 1836 and came to Kansas City in 1874, becoming...
Work Not Play with Him
Photo and biographical article about James Greenwood (1837-1914), superintendent of the Kansas City School District from 1874 to 1913 and "the author of many text books," studying at "the Methodist Seminary...
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