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1. ''Les Indiens Osages'': French Publicity for the Traveling Osage ''Les Indiens Osages'': French Publicity for the Traveling Osage July 1, 2003 Les Indiens Osages was published in France in 1827 and was written to publicize the arrival of six Osage Indians traveling in that country. This 36 page publication gives insights into the French-Osage...

2. A Collector Extraordinaire A Collector Extraordinaire April 20, 2012 David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...

3. AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid 1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989] The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...

4. Biography of William B. Thayer (1852-1907) and Sallie Casey Thayer (1856-1925), Merchant and Art Patrons Biography of William B. Thayer (1852-1907) and Sallie Casey Thayer (1856-1925), Merchant and Art Patrons 2008

5. City Window: . ..To Books So Beautiful They're Works of Art City Window: . ..To Books So Beautiful They're Works of Art December//1981 Article about the rare books on medicine donated by the late Dr. Logan Clendening to the library of University of Kansas Medical School, making the Logan Clendening Library one of "the top five in the...

6. David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here March 2005 Profile of Spivey's Old Maps, Fine Art, Prints & Rare Books, located at 825 Westport Road.

7. It Says Here. .. It Says Here. .. December/29/1960 Description of Harry Sender, "a dealer in rare books" at his home at 712 East 47th Street, receiving no charge from veterinarian Dr. Walter Leonpacher at the Westport Dog and Cat Hospital (at 3632 Main...

8. Oldest Books in the Missouri Valley Room Oldest Books in the Missouri Valley Room A search of the online catalog in May 2005 revealed the oldest book in the MVSC collection to be Mathematical Tables by Sir Jonas Moore published in 1653 [MV-Y 510.8 M82]. It was part of the James M. Greenwood...

9. Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid circa 1870s-1880s The photographer(s) and originator of the scrapbook of 94 photographs of varying sizes are unknown. The images provide scenes of the Board of Trade building under construction as well as exterior and interior...

10. SC93 Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Papers Finding Aid SC93 Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Papers Finding Aid ca. 1891-1933 Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick was a professor of botany and mathematics, a librarian, and an avid book collector. The Kansas City Public Library purchased nearly 20,000 volumes from his private library...

11. Thomas John Bowyer Pain, Who Died Yesterday, in His Library at His Home, 623 Tracy Avenue Thomas John Bowyer Pain, Who Died Yesterday, in His Library at His Home, 623 Tracy Avenue March 1, 1936 Photo and obituary article about Thomas John Bowyer Pain, or Thomas Pain (1849-1936), a retired stained glass designer and executive for the Campbell Paint and Glass Company and collector of old and rare...