Organization records of a neighborhood association in midtown Kansas City, MO.
Ludwig Abt Collection, 1905-1978 (C4465)
37.0 cubic feet (161 folders, 10 architectural boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Architectural drawings, blue prints, sketches, project files, and related material of Moberly, Missouri, architect Ludwig Abt related firms Abt & Cleavinger and J. Kay Cleavinger & Associates. Includes plans for schools, post offices, and other public buildings, churches, businesses, and residences in mid-Missouri counties.
Paul Acsay Papers, 1980-1987 (S0303)
0.02 cubic foot
The Paul Acsay Papers contain newsletters, program booklets, and flyers pertaining to Acsay's interest in historic preservation, including the redevelopment of the Hyde Park neighborhood. Materials of interest include issues of Landmarks Letter, published by the Landmarks Association of Saint Louis.
Full size shop drawings and other supporting drawings for a variety of building details designed and constructed by the American Fixture Company of Kansas City, MO
Organizational records of the Kansas City chapter of the national professional organization for architects. Includes correspondence;, officer and committee files; financial records; meeting minutes; printed and promotional materials; clippings; membership records; files for the yearly awards for achievement in local design, allied arts, and craftsmanship containing planning materials for the awards programs, slides, and photos of entries and winners; and slides and photos of local architecture and design (including early Kansas City), international sites, and AIA functions; and audio and videotapes of oral histories, guest speakers, lectures, journal reviews, and business self-improvement, as well as recordings of a community television program on architecture AIA/KC produced. Also the business and social records of the KC/AIA Women's League.
Organizational records of the association that provides technical and educational resources for the public works professional community. Includes a wide range of material relating to the various functions and programs of the association, including membership, awards, finance, administration, departments, chapters, Congresses, and events.
Anderson House (Lexington, Mo.) Architectural Drawings, no date (C0818)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Map showing location, plot plan, and portion of Civil War Battle of Lexington State Park; basement and floor plans; interior and exterior details; north, south, east, and west elevations; sections; and profiles. Documentation was undertaken as part of Historic American Buildings Survey under direction of U.S. National Park Service, Branch of Plans and Design, with Kenneth E. Coombs, architect.
Architecture Collection, 1928-1989 (S1051)
0.2 cubic feet
The Architecture collection contains three booklets published in 1928 written about the use of marble in various types of buildings found within the urban landscape. The supplemental materials include an architectural bibliography, photographs of various buildings, and a portrait of an unidentified woman.
Zetta Bankert Collection, 1945-1976 (C4060)
0.75 cubic feet
The Zetta E. Bankert collection consists of photographs and her manuscript about vacant houses in Missouri entitled, "This, My House." The collection also contains research material, letters to publishers, personal photographs, negatives, maps of Missouri counties, and miscellaneous material.
Architectural drawings, renderings, photographs, specifications and correspondence of the architectural firm Hoit, Price and Barnes and its predecessors.
Anna and Dehn Batschelett House (La Due, Mo.) Architectural Drawings, 1976 (C0828)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains the line drawings for the Batschelett House in La Due, Missouri, including: Location map; partial site plan; foundation and floor plans; a general section; north, south, east, and west elevations; door and window elevations; and profiles of details. Documentation was undertaken as part of Historic American Buildings Survey through the U.S. National Park Service Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation, John A. Huffman, architect. Drawings by Tony Apostolaros.
Personal research files of architectural historian, Linda F. Becker. The collection includes National Historic Register Nominations for properties in Kansas City, Missouri; Kansas City, Kansas; and Harrisonville, Missouri.
Structural drawings of a St. Louis structural engineer who worked with Frederick C. Taxis includes drawings mostly of Mid-Missouri buildings, including buildings at Stephens College and the University of Missouri. Also included are drawings done by Morris F. Marks. Many of the buildings were designed by the architects Jamieson and Spearl of St. Louis.
Charles C. Bell Residence (Boonville, Mo.) Architectural Drawings, no date (C2397)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Plans, elevations, and sections. Architects: C.W. Keiser and Llew Epperson.
Morris Frederick Bell Architectural Drawings, 1883-1895 (C3632)
0.2 cubic feet (1 box), 201 oversize items
Elevations, plans, and details for the buildings of the University of Missouri Francis Quadrangle, the Missouri Industrial Home for Girls at Chillicothe, churches, private and public schools, and domestic architecture in Missouri.
Research notes and reference materials, color sketches and drawings and catalogs relating to lighting equipment and architectural details designed, manufactured and distributed by the Benson Manufacturing Company, a brass, metal, and plastics fabrication company in Kansas City.
Architectural and engineering drawings for various track and yard layouts for Kansas City area railroads.
Architectural drawings, photographs, project files, and other documents relating to Bloomgarten's career as an architect in Kansas City, MO.
Boedefeld was a noted architectural delineator hired by a number of Kansas City architects to draw produce architectural renderings of their designs. Includes photographs of his watercolor renderings of commercial buildings, educational facilities, municipal, residential and some recreational structures.
Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design
Boone County, Missouri, Courthouse Architectural Drawings, 1962 (C2359)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains design plans for the 1962 expansion of the courthouse, drawn by Marshall and Brown of Kansas City.
Local author and historian Bradley's collected notes, drawings, pamphlets, maps, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs which she intended for a book on the life and work of Louis Curtiss, noted Kansas City architect.
Wife of successful lawyer and banker William Coleman Branton (1914-1985), Branton was active in the arts and historical societies and other civic activities. Includes newspaper magazines articles, programs, flyers, brochures, and administrative materials pertaining to Missouri Mansion Preservation and Sacred Circles, a Native American art exhibit mounted by the Nelson-Atkins Museum.
Robert Taylor Bray Collection, 1897, 1974-1989 (C4397)
0.2 cubic feet (7 folders, 5 oversize items)
Architectural elevation drawings of the Sanford F. Conley house; photographs, negatives, and correspondence relating to the house area excavations and lab work; and University Academy grade book, owned by M.R. Conley.
Organizations records including minutes; financial records; correspondence; magazines, newspapers, and newspaper clippings; newsletters, flyers, and programs; event planning for the St. Patrick's Day parade, Halloween, and the Brookside Art Fair; photographs and audiovisuals.
Jacob Brown Papers, 1961-2002 (K0998)
0.12 c.f. (6 folders)
Brown was a prominent attorney and civil leader in Kansas City Jewish community. Includes material related to the sale of property by Congregation Beth Shalom to Kroh Brothers Development Company & Allen & Company, Inc. Also biographical material on Brown.
Includes architectural drawings by Marshall and Brown Architects; Kansas City area related books; issues of "Kansas City Happenings", a newspaper published Marshall Brown, Jr. and Jerry Plantz.; small desk blotters 1930-1950s with KC company names; a photographs album; clippings; and certificates awarded to Brown.
Pamphlets, brochures, magazines, advertising for homes sales and developments in the Kansas City area.
Organizational records of a community-based nonprofit organization whose work centered on urban core redevelopment and neighborhood revitalization along the Brush Creek Corridor of Kansas City, Missouri, from 1995-2014. The records include Board of Directors notebooks, meeting minutes, news clippings, financial statements, the organizational plan, corridor reference materials, correspondence, and photographs. Also included are materials relating to FOCUS KC.
Bill Brush Lantern Slide Collection, ca. 1890-1970 (S1105)
12 cubic feet, 343 lantern slides
The Bill Brush Lantern Slide Collection consists mainly of glass lantern slides dating from approximately 1890 to 1970 which provide a visual record of St. Louis and the surrounding area. The slides came from St. Louis Public Schools, Schwarz Taxidermy Studio, and the St. Louis Naturalists Club. Highlights include images of steamships such as the Admiral and the Robert E. Lee, the 1904 World’s Fair, the St. Louis Zoo, and historic buildings in St. Louis. Both photographic images and drawings are used in the slides, and some slides are title cards. Contained with boxes located off-site are images pertaining to major events in United States and world history. Also included are 35mm film slides, and small number of nitrate film photographic negatives.
Business records including leases, insurance policies, and various contracts related to the building in downtown Kansas City, MO. Also documents concerning the last will and testament of Harriet M. Bryant (1849-1920), owner of the Harriet M. Bryant Realty and Improvement Company.
Drawings from Eugene Buchanan Architects.
John F. Cameron Papers, 1950-2014 (K1013)
Cameron was an owner of a real estate company in Kansas City. Includes newsletters, sermons, and materials pertaining to the Catholic and Redeemer Presbyterian Churches. Also maps, plans, brochures, and books relating to his real estate activities.
William Carmer Post Card Collection, 1900-1920 (S0990)
0.01 cubic foot
This collection contains postcards depicting the Majestic Hotel; the Cheshire Inn; the Sheraton Jefferson; the Jewel Box in Forest Park; Korean War Memorial in Forest Park; and the Streckfus Steamer "President."
CASS COUNTY DEMOCRAT-MISSOURIAN, 1957 (C0827)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains articles on the old Civil War mansion of John R. William and a detailed statement of receipts and disbursements of Cass County, Missouri, 1957.
Organization records for the Center to engage children and families in understanding and appreciating architecture and the built environment. Includes by-laws, newsletters, curriculum, and articles about CUBE.
Organizational records of the business association for Kansas City's industrial district in the West Bottoms. Includes minutes, membership information, studies, reports, and research data relating to the District and Kansas City generally. Also included are documents relating to historic preservation.
Charles Trefts Photographs, 1903-1963 (P0034)
This collection contains images from 1900 to 1963 depicting St. Louis City and County people, public buildings, riverfront scenes, bridges, churches, catastrophes, houses and parks. Trefts photographed many historic events such as the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition; the 1934 World Series; and aviation in St. Louis including the Wright brothers at Kinloch Field in 1908 and Charles Lindbergh's return from Paris in 1927. A number of images focus on Crawford and Iron Counties and the Lake of the Ozarks region in the early 1930s.
Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune Photographs, 1843-1937 (P0084)
0.75 linear feet
Photographs of Chillicothe, MO, and Livingston County, including area businesses, farming activity, schools, clubs, homes, and churches.
10 b/w photos of the Capitol (completed in 1917) while under construction; 6 views of previous Capitol (completed in 1840) and 1 photo of Missouri River bluff; photographic copy of litho of Jefferson City in mid-1850s and 1 photo of temporary Capitol building.
Account book for Kansas City, MO Public Works including the Engineers, Public Repairs, Public Improvements and Sewer Departments.
Dave P. Clark Architectural Records, 1927-1986 (C4461)
3.0 cubic feet (161 folders, 18 oversize folders)
Sketches, blueprints, project files, and office papers of architect Dave P. Clark, including materials from the firms of Berry McAlester, Harry Satterlee Bill, and Deering and Clark.
Clay County Courthouse (Liberty, Mo.) Architectural Drawings, 1983 (C0887)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Floor plans for Clay County courthouse by Abend Singleton Associates, Kansas City, MO.
Relate to the purchase and subsequent resale of the Coates House, a historic hotel in Kansas City, MO by The Historic Kansas City Foundation. includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, Coates House Task Force minutes, contracts, fundraising efforts, and handwritten notes.
W. J. Cochran Construction Company Records, 1870-1982 (C4469)
13.8 cubic feet (323 folders, 6 oversize folders), 7 audio cassettes
Architectural project files, blueprints, correspondence, estimates, and oral histories from a Boonville, Missouri, construction company that was in existence for over one hundred years from 1870-1981. Includes plans for schools, businesses, residences, post offices, and other public buildings in mid-Missouri counties.
Newspaper clippings, Kansas City Jewish Chronicle commemorative issues, and a Jewish Community Campus program
Clippings, correspondence, photographs, and papers concerning the history of Kansas City, the area around Visitation Church at 52nd and Main, researched by Collins; and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, regarding the Guignon and Boussier families.
Columbia Daily Tribune Photographs, 1940-1952 (P0006)
Twenty-six photographs of Columbia, Missouri in the 1950s.
Audiovisual materials gathered while researching a documentary film on Nichols, footage from the film, and copies of the finished film. Includes video tapes, CD's, DVD's, and a production binder.