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Mrs. Thomas C. Dungan Autograph Book Finding Aid
Mrs. Dungan was Fannie I. Soper Dungan. Thomas C. Dungan was a Senator from the first Senatorial district, including Holt, Achison, Nodaway, and Andrew counties. He held office during the 31st and 32nd...
SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection
The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.
Unframed charcoal portrait (25.25 in. x 30 in.) of unidentified man signed by Kansas City artist Josephine Barton. Dated on back, August 13, 1883. Item is backed by cloth.
A. Holland's Shoe and Clothing House
Advertising card for A. Holland's Shoe and Clothing House showing a grey and white dove flying. Dove's eye is slightly damaged where pierced by a nail. Front lower left corner has number 385 and says:...
Group Who Extended Invitation to President Grover Cleveland
Framed (17 in. x 22.75 in.) group photograph (15 in. x 20.75 in.) of a group of 97 people standing in front of an unidentified entry way. According to handwritten inventory, inscription reads: "It was...
National Agricultural Exposition
Framed (32 in. x 42.50 in.) color lithograph broadside (27.50 in. x 37.75 in.), titled "The National Agricultural Exposition, Kansas City, Missouri." Centrally featured in the picture is Exposition Hall,...
Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City
Framed (14 in. x 20 in.) map which is a reproduction of "Case & Norman's Stranger's Guide to Kansas City, Missouri." Caption at bottom reads: "To accommodate Kansas City newcomers, this 1887 map often...
President Grover Cleveland and Wife Frances
President Grover Cleveland and his wife Frances sit in an open horse-drawn carriage in front of homes/buildings at 1216-1218 Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri. Scene includes on-lookers as well as a good...
SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection
This collection contains items relating to the annual Priests of Pallas festival held in Kansas City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The events were comparable to Mardi Gras in New Orleans...
Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly
This two-page spread of engravings of views of Kansas City, Missouri, "from photographs by D. D. Thomson & Co.," was published as a supplement to Harper's Weekly, September 15, 1888, pages 702 and 703....
Fred Harvey Portrait
A framed (42.5 in. x 29.5 in.), color, charcoal and chalk portrait of Fred Harvey by artist Ed Wright. Item was found in attic of Harvey's house.
Cabinet card photograph portrait (4.5 x 6.5 in.) of Rollins Bingham. Included is a newspaper article (13 x 17 in.) plus photocopy, concerning Bingham's speculation in mining operations and resultant legal...
William B. Knight
Cabinet card photograph portrait (4 in. x 6.5 in.) of engineer William B. Knight. Includes undated newspaper article (13 in. x 17 in.) of his death and burial, perhaps from the Kansas City Times. Inscription...
Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development, a Souvenir of The Kansas City Times
This 114-page pictorial book published by The Kansas City Times was produced to advertise and celebrate Kansas City. Printed by Patterson and White and designed by Inter-State Publishing Co. of Kansas...
Union Depot Painting
A large painting of Union Depot and surroundings was donated to the Kansas City Public Library in the 1960s by its painter George Fuller Green.
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
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...
Nicholas T. Eaton
Cabinet card photograph portrait of Nicholas T. Eaton. Includes a newspaper article (14 in. x 18 in.) from the Kansas City Times dated March 11, 1891, relating his mysterious death by gunshot wound to...
Cabinet card photograph portrait of William Peake, at one time city treasurer. Includes newspaper articles (14 in. x 18 in.), "Kansas City Journal," February 6, 1891, and March 25, 1891, concerning City...
Handwritten Lyrics to Song "America"
Framed (17 in. x 19 in.), handwritten lyrics to the song "America." Includes four verses with the author's name, S. [Samuel] F. [Francis] Smith, included at the end. Inscribed at the bottom: "Written in...
Charcoal portrait of Jesse Hamlett (sometimes spelled Hamlet) in suit coat, vest, tie, and hat. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...
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