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121. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the R. A. Long residence, completed in 1910.

122. More of Scarritt Is Zoned Low-Density More of Scarritt Is Zoned Low-Density December/28/2000 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,"...

123. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1890-1995 Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...

124. Museum A Storehouse of Memory Museum A Storehouse of Memory September 7, 1948 Photos and description of the establishment of the Kansas City Museum housed in the R. A. Long mansion at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard. It highlights the transfer of ownership of the building and contents...

125. Museum Annex Sale Finalized Museum Annex Sale Finalized August/2/2000 Article relates how the City Council approved the sale of 3200 Norledge to the highest bidders, Sarina Hodges and Gale Buri for $311,000. The castle looking building was formerly a Kansas City Museum Annex...

126. Museum Attendance Booming Museum Attendance Booming March 7, 2007 Article gives an update on the success of new programs and other things which have boosted the attendance at the Kansas City Museum over the past year. Historic House/Museum Director Christopher Leitch...

127. Museum Collection in Storage Shuffle: Managing Collection and Archives of the Kansas City Museum Accommodates Museum Collection in Storage Shuffle: Managing Collection and Archives of the Kansas City Museum Accommodates Master Plan April 10, 2002 Article details information about the location and storage of the collections kept by Union Station Kansas City Inc. Gay Clemenson, Collections Manager, is featured and quoted. Many items are now stored...

128. Museum Contract Formalizes Contact Museum Contract Formalizes Contact July 4, 2007 The city of Kansas City, Missouri, and Union Station Kansas City, Inc. (USKC)--the management group for Union Station and the Kansas City Museum--have agreed to a new 20-year management contract. In recent...

129. Museum Director Fired Museum Director Fired October 27, 2004 Article contains information about the recent release of the latest Kansas City Museum's site manager, Eric Page. His dismissal was abrupt and a surprise to many who knew him. The museum's Director of...

130. Museum in a Debut Museum in a Debut May/6/1940 Article about the opening of the museum of Missouri River Valley history, the former R. A. Long 72-room mansion.

131. Museum in Living City Museum in Living City November/6/1939 Photo of the museum at its dedication with a speech and over 2,000 visitors.

132. Museum Management Changes Policy Museum Management Changes Policy February/16/2000 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...

133. Museum Plan Draws Fire from North Area Museum Plan Draws Fire from North Area November/3/1977 Map, illustration, and article about the controversy surrounding the "proposal to increase the Kansas City museum tax" for "operation of a proposed science museum at Union Station" with revenues only planned...

134. Museum Repairs Won't Receive City Funding Museum Repairs Won't Receive City Funding January/26/2000 The city's neighborhood improvement sales tax will not be used as funding for restoration work on Corinthian Hall.

135. Museum's Future Needs Financing Museum's Future Needs Financing November/7/2001 Photo and article about the Kansas City Museum housed at the 92-year-old Corinthian Hall at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard since 1940, and the building's needs for refurbishment before being able to attract...

136. Museum-Go-Round Museum-Go-Round October 12, 2005 It has become apparent that the newly hired Kansas City Museum Director, Jay Smith, has been let go from his position effective October 23, 2005. He had been there only eight months. Article discusses...

137. Museums: Dyer Collection Museums: Dyer Collection April 1941 Article describing the acquisition of Indian artifacts for a new display at the Kansas City Museum.

138. Nathan Scarritt Nathan Scarritt Head and shoulders view of Nathan Scarritt.

139. Neighborhoods: The Northeast Neighborhoods: The Northeast October 2011 Highlights of attractions in the Northeast area of Kansas City including the city's oldest museum, The Kansas City Museum housed in the former R. A. Long mansion, ethnic restaurants like the Vietnamese...

140. Nelson Gallery: New Kansas City Museum of Antique Treasures Opens Nelson Gallery: New Kansas City Museum of Antique Treasures Opens December/16/1933 Article about the opening of the Nelson Art Gallery, later called the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, in 1933 in Kansas City. Description of the museum's collections and interior decoration, including "sculptured...