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1. Kansas Pacific Railroad Kansas Pacific Railroad File contains a copy of the cover of sheet music to the song "Kansas Pacific R. W. Grand March" composed by George Schlieffarth (also known as George Maywood) of Wyandotte, Kansas. Note about the railroad's...

2. Abstract for Shawnee Lands in Wyandotte County Abstract for Shawnee Lands in Wyandotte County Abstract for Shawnee Indian lands in Wyandotte County, Kansas, involving the Bluejacket family.

3. Wyandotte County, Kansas Sesquicentennial Wyandotte County, Kansas Sesquicentennial Special 1859 sesquicentennial edition of "The Historical Journal of Wyandotte County" celebrating the 150th year anniversary of Wyandotte County, Wyandott City, and Quindaro City. Includes a timeline and...

4. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Captain Preston Roberts, a railroad promoter and banker and former Santa Fe trader in Independence. Born in Ohio in 1825 and moving to Independence, Missouri in 1858 before working...

5. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Sylvester Tunnicliff Smith, or Sylvester Smith, "auditor of the Kansas Pacific Railroad." Born in Buffalo in 1840 and moving to Kansas in 1858 and then Wyandotte, Kansas in 1861....

6. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Photo and bio of Hiram Milton Northrup, or Hiram Northrup, a banker in Wyandotte, Kansas. Born in New York in 1818 and coming to Kansas City in 1844 as an Indian trader before co-founding "[i]n 1857 the...

7. In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [and] Kansas Newspaper History In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [and] Kansas Newspaper History //1881 Biographical article about Richard Taylor (1822-1877), a pioneer Kansas journalist, and annotated listings of numerous early Kansas newspapers. Description of Taylor as a native of Massacusetts moving...

8. In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [Kansas Newspaper History] In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [Kansas Newspaper History] //1881 Obituary article about Richard Baxter Taylor, or Richard Taylor (1822-1877), editor and owner of the Wyandotte Gazetter newspaper, born in Massachusetts and moving to Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858. Also co-organizer...

9. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas //1883 Portrait and biographical sketch of W. P. Overton, "wholesale and retail dealer in anthracite, Blossburg and soft coal" in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Born in Alabama in 1826 and brought up in Jackson County,...

10. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas //1883 Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Henry Miner, a surgeon in Shawnee County, Kansas. Description of his life and career, born in New York in 1842 and moving to Hiawatha, Kansas in 1871, then Topeka...

11. The Life of Frank Allen Faxon The Life of Frank Allen Faxon //1911, ca. Autobiography of Frank Faxon (1848-1912), a drugstore owner in Kansas City and Lawrence, Kansas, and native of Massachusetts. Description of his life and career up to 1911, including arrival in Wyandotte,...

12. SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9-1 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...

13. SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9 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...

14. SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid 1860-1905 Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

15. Kansas City, Missouri, and Wyandott, Kansas Kansas City, Missouri, and Wyandott, Kansas 1871 Street map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Wyandott City (now Kansas City), Kansas. Map shows parks, railroad lines, and water treatment facilities. List of office holders for each city, as well as a legend...

16. Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns 1881 Black and white cadastral map shows political divisions including Kansas City, Missouri; Kansas City, Kansas; Westport, Missouri; and Wyandotte, Kansas; also shows roads, property owners, railroad lines,...

17. Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns 1881 Two-color cadastral map shows political divisions including Kansas City, Missouri; Kansas City, Kansas; Westport, Missouri; and Wyandotte, Kansas; also shows roads, property owners, railroad lines, and...

18. Kansas City, Kansas: Formerly Wyandotte - Kansas City, Kan., and Armourdale Kansas City, Kansas: Formerly Wyandotte - Kansas City, Kan., and Armourdale 1886 Color copy of map of Kansas City, Kansas, showing the original areas of Wyandotte and Armourdale. Map includes additions, streets, businesses, schools, parks, cemeteries, railroads, the Kansas City Stockyards,...

19. Kansas City, Kansas: Formerly Wyandotte - Kansas City, Kan., and Armourdale Kansas City, Kansas: Formerly Wyandotte - Kansas City, Kan., and Armourdale 1886 Map of Kansas City, Kansas, showing the original areas of Wyandotte and Armourdale. Map includes additions, streets, businesses, schools, parks, cemeteries, railroads, the Kansas City Stockyards, and the...

20. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of Hiram Northrup, a prominent banker in Wyandotte, Kansas and one of the first bankers of Kansas City, Missouri. Born in New York in 1818 and coming to Kansas City in 1844 as an Indian trader...