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Taylor, John B
Taylor, John L
1820-1970 (Bulk 1880-1...
Harry James Boswell
Priests of Pallas
Samuel H Ray
Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute
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.
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.
Coates House Hotel
Mention of the Coates House Hotel being built by John Taylor.
Door-to-Door Canvass for First Library's Books
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,...
John J. Taylor Dies
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...
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...
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.
Biographical article about John Taylor, quitting as city manager of Kansas City on January 25, 1974 to become city manager of Berkley, California.
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...
John Taylor Dry Goods Company
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....
John Taylor Obituary
Biographical article about John Taylor, new city manager of Kansas City starting on February 19, 1968.
Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians
Biographical sketch of John Taylor, a Kansas City business man "with offices here and in New York City," responsible for completing the Boys Hotel.
Leaders in Our Town
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...
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.
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.
Prominent Kansas Citians
Composite view; left to right: Edward F. Sweeney, Howard A. Vanderslice, John Taylor, Arthur F. Adams, John F. Downing, Delbert Haff.
SC222 Mrs. Sam Ray Album Finding Aid
The Mrs. Sam Ray Album consists of a three ring album containing handwritten notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera documenting the friendship of Mildred Kittel Ray and Peggy Smith....
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...
SC63 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...
Spanish in Kansas City, Missouri
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.
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