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Meyer, August R
Park and Boulevard Sys...
August Meyer Memorial
B S White
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Cydney E Millstein
Dona R Boley
Westport High School Herald
Photo and caption about the August Meyer Memorial statue at 10th and Paseo Boulevards.
United Zinc and Chemical Company
Contents of file includes a short history of the Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company and August Meyer's role with it and the United Zinc and Chemical Company with printouts from city directories....
The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System
Photos and article about the planning and planting of the Kansas City park and boulevard system, with origins in 1872 and official start in 1892 and promotion and design by George Kessler (landscape architect),...
The Mask Torn Off
Article about the obstruction of plans by August Meyer to build an impressive Westport home (for himself) by an injunction against grading Main Street south of 43rd Street.
Some of the Lucky People Who Drew "Kings and Queens"
Photos and mentions of Simeon Armour, Kirkland Armour, and August Meyer as winners of subscriptions to the Kings and Queens of the Range magazine.
Site of the Meyer Monument, on the Paseo, North of Tenth Street
Illustration of the August R. Meyer "monument."
Runs Into Millions
The Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company was built in 1880 by Colonel C. F. Morse, Colonel W. N. Ewing, and Mr. Coburn. “A year later the controlling interest was bought by A. R. Meyer, N. Witherell...
Representative Men of the West in Caricature
Illustrated caricature and caption about August Meyer (1851-1905), a retired Kansas City businessman and former "president of the Kansas City Park Board." Native of Saint Louis coming to Kansas City in...
Prominent Kansas Citians
Composite view; left to right: L.E. Irwin, Carrie Whitney, Theodore Case, A.R. Meyer, Robert Weatherford, E.E. Ellis, George C. Hale, Edward F. Sweeney.
Parks and Boulevards
May 31, 1905
Several references to the park and boulevard system in discussions of city politics and the "city beautiful" movement. Portraits and descriptions of those prominently involved, including George Kessler,...
Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture
Photo of the residence of August Meyer, built in 1897 at 44th and Warwick Boulevards.
Meyer Mementos in Museum
Article about August R. Meyer's urban planning career in Kansas City and Leadville, Colorado, including notes about his home at 44th and Warwick Boulevards and streets of the park and boulevard system...
Description and history of the August Robert Meyer house in Kansas Cityl.
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,...
Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier
Photo and biographical article about August Meyer (1851-1905), an engineer and co-founder and fist president of the Kansas City Park Board from 1892 to about 1901. Born in Saint Louis and coming to Kansas...
Kansas City Illustrated, 1902
Photos of the "residence of A. R. Meyer, Warwick Boulevard and Forty-fourth Street."
Kansas City Art Institute
Exterior view of the Kansas City Art Institute showing Vanderslice Hall on the left and Epperson Auditorium on the right. Vanderslice Hall originally was the August Meyer residence located at 4415 Warrick...
Hughes' Kansas City Views
Photo of the August Meyer home in the Hyde Park Residential District at 44th and Warwick Boulevards.
From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond
In-depth article about August Meyer and his wife Emma, the smelting and refining businesses Meyer was part of, his role in the development of Leadville, Colorado, and his founding of the Kansas City Smelting...
Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980
June 2, 1905
Book about the 100-year history of Argentine and later Argentine Industrial District, in Kansas City, Kansas, with many photos and maps and much information on the district's institutions and prominent...
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