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1. Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute June/4/1950 Article about the predecessor to the Kansas City Public Library, the Mechanics' Institute, on the second floor at 509 Main Street, established by John Taylor.

2. Biographical Article about John Taylor Biographical Article about John Taylor January 25, 1975 Biographical article about John Taylor, city manager of Kansas City from 1968 to 1974 before resigning to become city manager of Berkley, California.

3. Coates House Hotel Coates House Hotel April/8/1941 Mention of the Coates House Hotel being built by John Taylor.

4. Door-to-Door Canvass for First Library's Books Door-to-Door Canvass for First Library's Books April/5/1960 Article about the first library in Kansas City, established in 1871 at 509 Main Street by Englishman John Taylor as part of the Mechanics' Institute system, surrounded at the time by multitudes of saloons,...

5. John J. Taylor Dies John J. Taylor Dies April/26/1954 Photo and obituary for John Jarrett Taylor, or John Taylor (nicknamed Jerry Taylor), "mayor of Grandview and general tax commissioner of the Kansas City Southern lines," joining the railroad company here...

6. John Taylor John Taylor ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for John Taylor showing a woman wearing a choker necklace with lace covering her hair. One of two cards with similar theme and design. Back of card has a three-stanza poem expounding the...

7. John Taylor John Taylor 1925 Photo and bio of John Taylor, "founder of the dry goods company bearing his name." Born in New York City in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 with his first store at 11th and Main Streets.

8. John Taylor John Taylor January/24/1974 Biographical article about John Taylor, quitting as city manager of Kansas City on January 25, 1974 to become city manager of Berkley, California.

9. John Taylor John Taylor ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for John Taylor showing a woman wearing a pearl necklace with lace covering her hair. One of two cards with similar theme and design. Back of card has a three-stanza poem expounding the...

10. John Taylor Dry Goods Company John Taylor Dry Goods Company [1929] Folder contains a letter written on the store's letterhead, addressed to Mrs. Warren and written by Alice Cummings. Includes posted envelope dated, Feb. 15, 1929. Letter describes a situation with an employee....

11. John Taylor Obituary John Taylor Obituary January/26/1968 Biographical article about John Taylor, new city manager of Kansas City starting on February 19, 1968.

12. Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians 1912 Biographical sketch of John Taylor, a Kansas City business man "with offices here and in New York City," responsible for completing the Boys Hotel.

13. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of John Taylor, chairman of the J. C. Nichols Company. Born in Illinois about 1883 and raised in Emporia, Kansas before coming to Kansas City in 1905 to work on Kansas City, Kansas subdivisions...

14. Obituary for John William Taylor Obituary for John William Taylor March 17, 1954 Obituary for John William Taylor, or John Taylor, a retired building contractor dying at the age of 84 in 1954.

15. Obituary for Mrs. John Taylor Obituary for Mrs. John Taylor May 20, 1974 Obituary for Mrs. John Taylor, widow of the former president and board chairman of the J. C. Nichols Company, dying in 1974.

16. Prominent Kansas Citians Prominent Kansas Citians Composite view; left to right: Edward F. Sweeney, Howard A. Vanderslice, John Taylor, Arthur F. Adams, John F. Downing, Delbert Haff.

17. SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection 1887-2007 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...

18. Spanish in Kansas City, Missouri Spanish in Kansas City, Missouri 1953 Nichols and Taylor responsible for Spanish architecture selection after research in Spain in 1928. Ranging from the J. C. Nichols Building to the free parking buildings.

19. Teachers Credit Union, Kansas City School District Teachers Credit Union, Kansas City School District 1941-1961 Folder includes mimeographed and printed brochures concerning information about the Teachers Credit Union operated by and for the employees of the Kansas City, Mo., School District.

20. Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...