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Abstracts Collection Finding Aid
1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890)
Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...
Biographical sketch of Albert Holmes, "city treasurer of Kansas City," born in Iowa in 1876 and coming here in 1882, entering his father's real estate business until elected treasurer in 1904.
An Interview With Fred Curls, Sr.
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded March 11, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digial; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke
Biographical article about Kansas City lawyer and land developer James Burke, describing his important but relatively unseen influence in Kansas City's development starting in 1930, describing interactions...
Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager
Black Brokers: 'Exclusive' Home Sales in Kansas City Bow to Shifts in Market
February 22, 1981
News article about the Newsome Realty company at 6217 Prospect Avenue and its place in the changing climate of the local real estate market in which small, black-owned companies were losing their dominance...
One of the trends in Kansas City's commercial real estate business is mixed-use developments, as well as multifamily housing units. Another significant trend is big-box distribution which "is directly...
Business Leader Miller Nichols Dies at 89
Photo and obituary article about Miller Nichols (1911-2000), "former chairman of the J. C. Nichols Co. and one of the most influential businessmen in Kansas City," dying at the age of 89 "at his home in...
Coates House Hotel
Postcard of the Coates House Hotel
April 2, 2010
Article profiles Phil Kirk upon the occasion of his being awarded the Jim Davis Award for his contributiions to Kansas City's downtown redevelopment. There is also information about Kirk's company, DST...
Copakens Leave Their Mark by Getting Their Hands Dirty
September 28, 2007
This article is part of a series profiling"catalysts" in Kansas City's history to mark the 25th anniversary of the Kansas City Business Journal. The Copaken family business began with Herman Copaken, an...
February 1-8, 2008
Article profiles Botwin Family Partners LP and general partner Diane Botwin. The company owns the property at 75th and Washington in Waldo that was destroyed by a disastrous fire in February 2007. Botwin...
Eugene D. Brown Dies at 80
May 17, 2008
Article about Eugene Brown, chairman of the old Eugene D. Brown Co. Realtors, who died May 14, 2008. The company was known for its Brown Bear logo and "had more than 400 employees when Brown sold it to...
Exchange Building Bought
January 3, 2014
Article announces that the Kansas City Board of Trade building at 4800 Main Street has been sold to Mariner Real Estate Management, LLC. The company is described as a real estate investment firm with dealings...
First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid
1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960)
This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...
Gilmer Realty Company/James Gilmer Correspondence
This small collection includes miscellaneous correspondence belonging to James Gilmer for 1932-1936, and 1941; contract and lease between John Harold and Gladys Tuttle for a storeroom at 305 Westport Road...
He Locates Factories
Article discusses George Fisher, "the young real estate dealer who recently moved from Chicago to Kansas City and opened an office in the American Bank building." Fisher, in the practice of locating factories,...
He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a Fortune and Who Has Done a Great Service in the Real Estate Business
Photo and interview of Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, describing his life and career as a ground-breaking real estate developer and residential district planner in Kansas City.
Herbert V. Jones and Company
File containing a pamphlet with illustrations and information on the Herbert V. Jones & Company real estate business founded in 1919 by "the late Herbert V. Jones" in "the National Fidelity Life Building."...
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Portrait and biographical sketch of Judge Charles Dobson, a lawyer and former Linn County judge. He was born in West Virginia (then Virginia) in 1848, moved to Missouri in 1854 and to Kansas City in 1879,...
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