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1. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

2. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

3. African Americans in Kansas City African Americans in Kansas City

4. Kansas City Historic Bibliography Kansas City Historic Bibliography

5. Kansas City Chronology Kansas City Chronology

6. Kansas City History Kansas City History

7. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 26 pages of description and pictures of all around the city.

8. Gabriel Prudhomme Estate Gabriel Prudhomme Estate 1956 A 16 page typescript (carbon copy) paper on the Gabriel Prudhomme estate, the parcel of land on the riverfront area in the 1820s "bec[oming] the Town of Kansas" following its owner's death in 1831. Description...

9. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcards Mrs. Sam Ray Postcards 1976-1998 A 2 volume collection of photocopies of portions of the column "A Postcard from Old Kansas City" from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times. Authored by Mrs. Sam (Mildred Kittell) Ray, the column...

10. James Hyatt McGee James Hyatt McGee 1953 A 28 page biographical paper by Mildred Cox about James Hyatt McGee, or James McGee (1786-1840), a native of Virginia moving to Clay County, Missouri, in 1827 and then to Kansas City in Jackson County...

11. In Kansas City Forty Years Ago In Kansas City Forty Years Ago 1912-1933 (bulk 1914-1918) A collection of 268 pages of photocopies of the unsigned column "In Kansas City Forty Years Ago", which ran in the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times. The columns span 1912 to 1937, with the bulk of...

12. Album: Newspaper Clippings Album: Newspaper Clippings 1978-1999 A collection of of photocopies of the column "Album", from the Kansas City Star's Star Magazine. The column was an illustrated historical review detailing various aspects of Kansas City history. The author...

13. Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Hundred Years 197-? A photocopied typewritten paper divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 is untitled and Chapter 2 is titled "The First Generation: Log Construction Among the French Creoles and Anglo-Americans". Includes...

14. Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Autumn//1964 About a page of excerpts from historical records from 1846-1847.

15. The First Settlement of Jackson County The First Settlement of Jackson County January/3/1872 Address delivered by McCoy about the hard times in settling the area since the beginning.

16. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

17. City of Epitaphs City of Epitaphs May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...

18. About Western History About Western History October//1998 Article about the changing perception in historical literature and higher education curricula, as well as in the perceived qualities making history "interesting," mainly in the context of the early history...

19. New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days November/20/1955 Article about the early history of Quality Hill through the activities of the family of Annie Fisher (1847-1941) and her husband James Fisher, with photos of them. Photos and description also of the Fisher...

20. Kansas City, Mo., a Famous Freighter Capital Kansas City, Mo., a Famous Freighter Capital February//1937 Article about the importance of Kansas City in the mid-1800s as the southwestern freighting capital of the United States. Discussion on various related topics such as competition with surrounding towns...