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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
J H Buford
Distant winter view, looking north. Feather missing.
SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid
This collection includes zines, mini-comics, and mail art created by local Kansas Citians. Zines (pronounced "zeens" as in the word magazine) are self-published works of art and writing where the author...
SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid
1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928)
Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...
SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid
This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...
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...
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
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...
SC169 North American Aviation Collection Finding Aid
The North American Aviation Inc. operated a B-25 factory at the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas from 1942-1945. This collection, donated by relatives of former North American Aviation employees,...
SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid
1940-2010 and n.d.
The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...
SC101 Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid
The Kansas City Bar Association is a local organization for lawyers, organized in 1884. This collection of the group's records provides information primarily during the early years of 1898 to 1917. Included...
SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid
Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...
SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid
Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...
SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
Saving the President Hotel
Winter - Spring 2006
Article chronicles the process of saving the President Hotel from destruction, starting in the early 1990s when the Historic Kansas City Foundation placed the hotel on its "Endangered Building List" and...
Santa fe Trail Issue
Entire issue devoted to the subject of the Santa Fe Trail, including articles on the Trail's written histories, the Mexican side of the Trail, excerpts from Trail correspondence, and Trail bandits from...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p097
A portion of Kansas City from W. 29th Street south to W. 31st Street and from Fairmount Avenue east to Holly, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p096
A portion of Kansas City from W. 29th Street south to W. 31st Street and from Southwest Boulevard east to Fairmount Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p093
A portion of Kansas City from W. 28th Street south to W. 29th Street and from Terrace east to Jarboe, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p092
A portion of Kansas City from W. 28th Street south to W. 29th Street and from Garfield Court east to Terrace, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p089
A portion of Kansas City from W. 26th Street Terrace south to W. 28th Street and from Southwest Boulevard east to Jarboe, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
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