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A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection
February 1, 2004
This article describes the Dyer Collection of Indian artifacts currently owned by the Kansas City Musuem. The collection was amassed by Col. Daniel B. Dyer and his wife Ida during the late 19th century....
A Look at Some of the Work of J. Mett Shippee: Digging for the Relics and History of Clay County's Early Indians
File containing a biographical article with maps, illustrations, and information about J. Mett Shippee, an archaeology book author and "research associate for the Department of Anthropology at the University...
A Preliminary Survey of Missouri Archaeology, Part IV: Ancient Cultures and Sequence
Fourth article in a series about the sequence of ancient people and animal remains found in Missouri, including the "first instance of man-made objects found with extinct animal remains. ..in 1838," with...
American Indian Artist Seeks to Retain Identity
File containing a photo and biographical article about Antowine Warrior, a "young Sauk-Fox Indian" and Indian artifact collector and artist of Kansas City, Kansas.
Ancient Pottery Found in Missouri Mounds
Article describing the artistic value of the pottery of the mound-building Indians of the Midwest and Missouri, with illustrations.
Archaeological Investigations in Jefferson County, Missouri
Article describing undated remains of Indian villages and grave sites in Jefferson County, Missouri, south of Saint Louis, with map and illustrations.
Archaeology--Age of "Prehistoric" Remains Found at Kansas City, and of the Races of Men Associated with Them
Address presented before the Kansas City Academy of Science about Osage Indian relics including a chert arrow head found at the site of an extinct lake at Missouri and Troost Avenues.
Archaeology--New Mound Discoveries
Article about the history of North American Indian art and culture in the present United States, with examples in the Warrensburg, Missouri, area of Aztec-related Indian artifacts.
Archaeology: Quivira Province Located in Southern Kansas
Article about the archaeological evidence of the visit to central and southern Kansas in the mid-1500s by Spanish explorer Francisco Coronado, as discovered by Smithsonian Institute scientist Waldo Wedel...
At Kansas City Museum: Dyer Indian Collection One of Finest
Article about Colonel Daniel Dyer (1849-1912), or "Daniel Burns Dyer, a soldier, frontiersman, government Indian agent, capitalist, journalist, street car magnate and antiquary. ..best remembered by Kansas...
Collection Presented to Art Gallery
Reprint from the Kansas City Star about the presentation in 1950 to the Nelson Gallery of Art of the Indian art collection of Colonel Daniel Anthony ("the brother of Susan B. Anthony, of suffrage fame"),...
Daniel B. Dyer
Information about Daniel Dyer, a 19th century Indian agent with his collection of Indian artifacts, "the largest private collection of North American Indian relics," housed in the Kansas City Public Library...
Documenting Missouri Archaeology in Highways and Transportation
Article about the "close cooperation among the Highway and Transportation Department, the Missouri Archaeological Society, and the University of Missouri" in designating areas "of cultural or historical...
Early Spanish Explorations and Indian Implements in Kansas
Photos, illustrations, maps, and article about early Spanish explorations and Indian implements in Kansas. Depiction of the routes of Francisco Coronado (in 1541) from New Mexico to "Quivira" (near present-day...
Exploring the Past at Van Meter State Park
Article about "the University of Missouri's unique archeological research and interpretive center, established in Van Meter park in 1959," "near Miami, Missouri," and its extensive Missouri Indian and...
Faces of the Past: The Beautiful People
Photo and description of Gregg Stock, director "of the Kansas City Museum" from 1970 to 1980 after graduating from Rockhurst High School and before moving "to Santa Fe to head the Old Santa Fe Association...
Far-Ranging Museum Pioneers: Two Who Served Kansas City Win Wide Acclaim
Photos and descriptions of John Forbes and Kenneth Prescott, the first and second directors of the Kansas City Museum. Description of Prescott as captain of PT109 during its rescue of John F. Kennedy during...
Gone but Not Forgotten: William Hall Richardson Lykins
Portrait and biographical article about William Hall Richardson Lykins (ca. 1828-1893), "pioneer and scientist" residing at 414 West 13th Street in Kansas City. Description of his life and career as a...
Has the Site of Fort Orleans Been Discovered?
Description of the ruins and remains at the recently discovered French outpost of Fort Orleans in Saline County, Missouri, with Indian artifacts, animal bones, and numerous guns.
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