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1. A City and Its Characteristics A City and Its Characteristics June//1928 Brief introductory article for Henry Haskell's more in-depth examination of Kansas City, with a photo and description of William R. Nelson and the changes in Kansas City up to its Republican National Convention...

2. A Good Word for the Bad Boy A Good Word for the Bad Boy May/22/1915 Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper, with an excerpt of a letter written by him "to Father Cavanaugh, of the Notre Dame...

3. A Great Editor's Methods A Great Editor's Methods April 8, 1916 Portrait and biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper and "probably the most successful newspaper editor of modern times." Description...

4. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photo of the William Rockhill Nelson residence on "Rock Hill Road."

5. Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings October 1901 Article about the Western Gallery of Art, on the second floor of the library building at the time, with paintings donated by William R. Nelson.

6. As KC grew, so did The Star As KC grew, so did The Star Article traces the history and evolution of The Star from its birth in 1880. It also contains information about William Rockhill Nelson, Roy Roberts and other persons associated with the paper.

7. Baron of Brush Creek Baron of Brush Creek June 2008 Article describes the residential neighborhoods that William Rockhill Nelson created for newspaper employees just before the turn of the twentieth century. "The Hoosier newspaperman and homebuilder believed...

8. Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress and Newspaper Trustee 1999

9. Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman 2009

10. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Story of the initial controversy over bringing parks to the city between "reformers," those in favor of city beautification, and "mossbacks," those against it, in the late 1800s.

11. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapters of the book about Kansas City journalists including William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder of the Kansas City Star and a native of Indiana coming here in 1880. Description of his life and...

12. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of newspaperman William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), written by Timothy Westcott. Includes citations.

13. He Hitched a "Star" to His Wagon He Hitched a "Star" to His Wagon May/1/1915 Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson, the founder and editor of the Kansas City Star. Includes following his death and reviewing his career as a prominent Kansas Citian from 1880 to 1915,...

14. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Photos of some of the "nearly 100 rental houses of varying sizes. ..built by William Rockhill Nelson. ..south and east of his Oak Hall residence" in 1908.

15. Historic Kansas City Foundation Surveys Longfellow Area Historic Kansas City Foundation Surveys Longfellow Area December 1977 Report on an "architectural-historical survey" being done on the area between 22nd, Troost, 31st, and Main Streets, an early suburb of Kansas City settled by Germans and William R. Nelson's employees.

16. Historic Westport--The Harris Home: A Rich and Varied History Historic Westport--The Harris Home: A Rich and Varied History April//1978 Detailed history of the house and its many owners starting "in the mid-1850s," including involvement from William R. Nelson.

17. Historical Study of the Kansas City Star since the Death of William Rockhill Nelson, 1915-1949 Historical Study of the Kansas City Star since the Death of William Rockhill Nelson, 1915-1949 August 1949 Thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Missouri on the history of the Kansas City Star, concentrating on the paper's nature after William R. Nelson.

18. History Held Onto History Held Onto Fall 2013 Article on the John S. Wolcott residence in Mission Hills. Built by Wolcott in 1928 with architect Selby Kufiss, the home was constructed with $5000 worth of materials originally used in Oak Hall, home...

19. History, All in a Row History, All in a Row April 23, 2004 Article describes the small "neighborhood" of Pierce Avenue, located several blocks south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. These row houses were built in 1907 and 1908 by William Rockhill Nelson to...

20. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views //1898-1899 Includes a photo of the W. R. Nelson residence in the Hyde Park Residential District.