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1. Art Gallery for Kansas City Art Gallery for Kansas City March 10, 1906 Under Notes and Clippings: "Col. Thomas H. Swope, who a few years ago gave to Kansas City 1,300 acres of land, now known as Swope Park, will early in the year give to the city a magnificent gallery of...

2. Biography of Thomas H. Swope (1827-1909), Land Developer and Philanthropist Biography of Thomas H. Swope (1827-1909), Land Developer and Philanthropist 1999

3. Cole Younger and Frank James Were Good Friends of Mine Cole Younger and Frank James Were Good Friends of Mine February/15/1959 File containing an article with photos (not of Starr or Swope) mentioning Belle Starr and Thomas Swope as acquaintances of Harry Hoffman, former Jackson County marshal. Mention of Swope as the victim of...

4. Colonel Thomas Hunton Swope Colonel Thomas Hunton Swope Colonel Thomas Hunton Swope, or Thomas Swope, (1827-1909) was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky, on October 21, 1827 and died in Independence, Missouri on October 3, 1909.

5. Colonel Thomas Swope Colonel Thomas Swope 1948 Chapters of the book about Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent real estate owner in early Kansas City presumably poisoned to death by his physician, Dr. B. Clark Hyde. Description of his life,...

6. Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary October 7, 2009 Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent real estate investor and namesake of Swope Park, dying in 1909. Colonel Swope's body "lay in state" in the rotunda of the Kansas City Public Library...

7. Dr. B. Clark Hyde Composite Dr. B. Clark Hyde Composite circa 1910 Composite view of Dr. B. Clark Hyde, defendant in Thomas Swope murder case. Includes images of trial and two unidentified women.

8. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the Evanston Golf Club

9. Here Lies Col. Swope Here Lies Col. Swope September, 2004 Article details the life and mysterious death of Colonel Thomas Swope. The author includes details of Swope's character and the "naive" philanthropies of his life, as well as an examination of his death...

10. Here Lies Colonel Thomas E. Swope: Rich, Generous. ..and Possibly Poisoned Here Lies Colonel Thomas E. Swope: Rich, Generous. ..and Possibly Poisoned July-August//1984 Mysterious story about the possible murder by poisoning of Colonel Swope and members of his family.

11. Independence, MO, Swope Residence Independence, MO, Swope Residence Postcard of the Swope Residence, Independence, MO

12. Independence, MO, Swope Residence Independence, MO, Swope Residence Postcard of the Swope Residence, Independence, MO

13. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Photos of the rural homes of Hughes Bryant, "Kansas City realtor," and the late Thomas Swope, or T. H. Swope "on highway No. 20, four miles from Independence."

14. James Reed Speech in Swope Murder Trial James Reed Speech in Swope Murder Trial 1961 Famous speech given in 1910 by lawyer James Reed prosecuting (and accusing) Dr. B. Clark Hyde for the 1909 murder of Colonel Thomas Swope.

15. Kansas City Crime Central Kansas City Crime Central 2010 This 232-page book details crimes and criminals in Kansas City area from Union Station Massacre and Bonnie and Clyde to the more recent Ali Kemp and Erica Gree (Precious Doe).

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a prominent real estate investor and developer of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming here in 1857 as a realtor, donating the large tract of land southeast of...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a real estate investor and donor of Swope Park. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming to Kansas City in 1857 before retiring to Independence, Missouri.

18. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Description of the purchase of land in 1856 by Thomas Swope from Thomas Smart "known as Swope's Addition, bounded on the [n]orth by [9th Street], east by the alley between Oak and McGee, south by [12th...

19. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Mention of Nathan Scarritt and Thomas Swope as two "of the ten rich men of the town" of Kansas City in 1859.

20. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, erected in Kansas City in 1917 from designs by architects Wight & Wight.