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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian
Biography of George Fuller Green (1887-1970), Architect/City Historian
Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist
Biography of Hazelle Hedges Rollins (1910-1984), Puppet Creator
An Introduction to the Geology of Kansas City Missouri
A 10 page typewritten article which appeared in "The Kansas City Museum Science Bulletin", December, 1942.
SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid
A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.
Do You Know What You Have?
A guest commentary in which the author explains the beginning guiding principles for the museum and how important it is to keep funding available for the continued use of Corinthian Hall.
Invited By the Long Family
A new exhibit entitled "An American Palace on Gladstone" is now open until the end of the year at the Kansas City Museum. It features in first-person accounts, the house and lifestyle of the Long Family....
New Exhibit at Museum
A new exhibit will open May 17, 2002, entitled "Corinthian Hall: An Amrican Palace on Gladstone." The history of the home will be highlighted as well as the history of R. A. Long, the owner and builder...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page p274
A portion of northeast Kansas City from Cliff Drive south to Saint John Avenue and from N. Gladstone Boulevard east to N. Mersington Avenue, showing buildings, parks, and streets. Large numbers at edges...
Hostelry Register Offers a Look into Past
February 13, 2008
A review of the history of the Gilliss House hotel including some facts gathered from a hotel register that dates from Tuesday, September 7, 1869, through February 4, 1870, now preserved at the Kansas...
Museum Management Changes Policy
After cutting back on the open hours, Corinthian Hall will now be open its former hours of Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 to 4:30, and on Sunday from noon to 4:30. Kansas City Museum President David Ucko...
New Director Coming Home
May 7, 2014
Anna Marie Tutera has been named the new executive director of the Kansas City Museum. This marks the return to the Northeast community for Tutera, who lived in a house behind the museum until the age...
Union Station Museum Levy--November 8: Vote Yes!
Announcement of a vote for a levy facilitating the placement of a "Science Museum at Union Station," connected with the Kansas City Museum, with photo.
Six Historic Homes on June 4 Tour
Article about a tour of six residences "within walking distance of the Kansas City Museum. ..3218 Gladstone Boulevard," in the Northeast district.
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...
A Great Wealth of Good Will
July 29, 2006
Article about developments at the Kansas City Museum. New director, Christopher Leitch, hopes to use Kansas City residents' happy memories of visits to Corinthian Hall to build up the museum and forge...
Fabulous Career of Jackson County Horsewoman Featured at K. C. Museum
Article about the career of Loula Long Combs, "in the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame as the only woman and one of two persons cited for equine sports," Description of the exhibition at the Kansas City...
More of Scarritt Is Zoned Low-Density
Article about the change in the zoning of a parcel of land "in the Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood" including the "'castle' at 3200 Norledge Ave., which last housed the offices of the Kansas City Museum,"...
Poor Little Museum. ..Has Kansas City Thumbed Its Nose at You?
Article about the dilapidated condition of the museum building and exhibits due to lack of funding.
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