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Long, Robert A
Kansas City Museum
Glass Negative, Color
Cydney E Millstein
Giles Carroll Mitchell
A E Ashbrook
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....
J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid
1912-1960 (bulk 1922-1950)
J. C. Nichols was born in Olathe, Kansas, in 1880 and died in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1950. He was a major residential land developer in the metropolitan area. He was a pioneer in the development of...
Kansas City. ..The Way We Were
Photos of the estate at Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri, owned by lumber magnate Robert A. Long and made famous largely by his daughter, Loula Long Combs, "a horsewoman of national renown."
Kansas City Museum of History and Science
File includes among other items, such as pamphlets, newsletters, etc, the nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Kansas City Museum building, originally the residence of R....
Kansas City Museum Receives Planning Funds
Photo and article about the plans for "a full-scale renovation of Corinthian Hall," the structure (formerly the 1910 R. A. Long mansion) housing the Kansas City Museum on Gladstone Boulevard, "particularly...
Kansas City's First Horse Show
Photo of Robert Long, or R. A. Long, "[o]ne of the judges of last year's Horse Show" in Kansas City," with an accompanying brief article about the "first annual Kansas City Fancy Horse Show at Fairmount...
Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition
December 1, 2006
Article contains brief biographies of some the most important philanthropists in the history of Kansas City: Mary Atkins, Elizabeth and Uriah Spray Epperson, Ewing Marion Kauffman, Herbert and Linda Hall,...
Let Building's History Shine, Board Urges
July 9, 2005
The Kansas City Museum Advisory Board has issued a report recommending that Corinthian Hall should be renovated and restored to its early 20th century appearance. While it would still serve as a museum,...
Lights, Camera, Long!
April 12, 2006
It is hoped that a film about Robert Long and his contributions to Kansas City will be made soon. Richard Luckin is to produce the film. The article quotes Luckin as: "It's a beautiful story of a man from...
File contains information about Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, including a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places. Longview Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....
Folder contains a small pamphlet entitled "General Rules, Longview Farm, Lee's Summit, Missouri". The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular vertical files.
Description and history of the Robert Alexander Long house designed by Henry F. Hoit on Long's farm in Lee's Summit. George Kessler was the landscape architect. It was built between 1913 and 1916. Includes...
Longview Farm: The Country Home of Mr. R. A. Long
Article about Longview Farm, the country home of lumber magnate R. A. Long and his daughter and horse trainer Loula Long Combs in Lee's Summit, with photos.
August 15, 2005
Article describes Longview Farm Elementary School, scheduled to open its doors for the first time on August 22, 2005. The structure integrates the Longview Show Horse Arena, along with a 41,000 foot expansion,...
Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture
Photo of the R. A. Long residence, completed in 1910.
Missouri: Special Limited Supplement
Photo and bio of Robert Alexander Long, or Robert Long, "chairman of the Board of Directors of [t]he Long-Bell Lumber Company of Kansas City," born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1873,...
Mr. R. A. Long, Independence and Bellefontaine Avenues, on His Great Saddle Gelding, Red Buck
Photo of Robert Long, or R. A. Long, co-founder of the Long-Bell Lumber Company in Kansas City residing at Independence and Bellefontaine Avenues, on his horse named Red Buck.
Museum in a Debut
Article about the opening of the museum of Missouri River Valley history, the former R. A. Long 72-room mansion.
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Contains a photo of "R. A. Long's residence, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard."
R. A. Long Mansion and Some of the Rooms Whose Contents Lend Interest to an Impending Auction
Includes interior scenes.
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