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1. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 News of a grant from the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust to the Westport Historical Society for continued restoration of the Harris House at 40th and Baltimore.

2. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 Brief description of William Brace, or W. J. Brace, "chairman and president of the Gleaner-Harvester Corporation" and "one of Kansas City's earliest automobile dealers and distributors, associated with...

3. 1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport 1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport October//1976 Photo on the issue's cover and caption about the home on the inside cover.

4. Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter 2008

5. Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier 2008

6. Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City May-June//1982 Comprehensive article about the history of architectural preservation in Kansas City and the nation, with most efforts beginning after the 1960s, including Quality Hill, but the first probably the 1922...

7. Celebration at Harris-Kearney House Celebration at Harris-Kearney House October 1979 Notice for a "gala celebration" for the "completion of restoration of the front porch and east fa├žade of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House, 4000 Baltimore" Avenue.

8. Charles Esmonde Kearney: Overland Freighter and City Developer Charles Esmonde Kearney: Overland Freighter and City Developer Winter 2003 A brief overview of the life of Charles Kearney, who in 1852 settled in Westport and began "Kearney & Bernard" overland freighters in 1854. He also was president for five years of the Kansas City and Cameron...

9. Charles Kearney Charles Kearney Photos and biographical information on Charles Kearney (1820-1898), a Santa Fe trader in Westport. Born in Ireland and serving in the Mexican War before coming to Westport in 1852 as a western trader and...

10. Grant Will Finance Harris Home Project Grant Will Finance Harris Home Project May//1976 History of the home and its various owners, starting with the arrival of John Harris and Henrietta Harris and their children in 1832 from Kentucky by covered wagon.

11. Harris Home Purchased Harris Home Purchased September//1978 Article contains news of the purchase of the home by the historical society for its preservation and restoration.

12. Harris House Harris House The Harris Home was built in 1855 by Colonel Jack Harris. The original location was at 40th and Main Streets. It was moved to its present site of 4000 Baltimore Avenue in 1921.

13. Harris-Kearney House Harris-Kearney House ca1920 Full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House, probably located at Westport Avenue and Main at the time of the photograph. House was moved to 40th and Baltimore in 1922. Identified as "Old Westport Views"....

14. Harris-Kearney House Harris-Kearney House File containing a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Harris-Kearney House in Westport, built by John Harris.

15. Harris/Kearney House Harris/Kearney House 1924 History of the house including the story of its preservation by moving from Westport and Main Streets to 4000 Baltimore Avenue.

16. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Book contains a photo and caption about the "early Westport home" built in about 1855, located at 4000 Baltimore Avenue.

17. Historic Westport--The Harris Home: A Rich and Varied History Historic Westport--The Harris Home: A Rich and Varied History April//1978 Detailed history of the house and its many owners starting "in the mid-1850s," including involvement from William R. Nelson.

18. John Harris John Harris Information on John Harris, a native of Kentucky born in 1795 and moving to Missouri in 1830, arriving in Westport about 1832 and building a log cabin about 1844 around Broadway and Westport Roads, the...

19. Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1855-1951 (bulk 1937-1950) Three scrapbooks compiled by Honig that has newspaper clippings, photos, etc., and information on Westport, Kansas City, and places in the state of Missouri. Louis Honig was the author of "Westport: Gateway...

20. The Harris House Story as Related by Frank C. Wornall in 1950 The Harris House Story as Related by Frank C. Wornall in 1950 June//1970 History of the Harris Home, starting with the arrival of the Harris family in Westport in 1832 and tracing through the changes of ownership and preservation of the hotel and house.