"City of Kansas City" Records, 1947 (K0093)
Press kit distributed prior to the inaugural run of the "City of Kansas City" rail service between Kansas City and St. Louis. It contains facts about the train and its schedule, as well as photographs of the train's interior.
"Free Health Clinic" Nursing Honors Project Records, 1993 (K1248)
0.08 c.f. (1 folder)
two videotapes:"Free Health Clinics-Honors Nursing-Dolores Halbin/Caroline Crowle -Sam Rogers- Cabot Clinic"; "Free Health Care Services- Nursing Honors Project Spring 1993"
"Solution of a Difficult Question" Pamphlet, 1909 (K1396)
0.01 cubic foot
The "Solution of a Difficult Question" Pamphlet is a collection containing a single item of the same title. The author, Dr. B. Belove, outlines some of the principles of Zionism in the 1909 pamphlet.
140th F Club Records, 1927-1982 (K0119)
The collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, membership records, annual reunion photographs, and memorabilia related to the activities of the 140th F Club.
1951 Flood Collection, 1951 (K1375)
The 1951 FLood Collection contains postcards, picture books, and a letter and envelope from the American Red Cross of the Kansas City and Jackson County Chapter.
1951 Flood Photographs, 1951 (K1390)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder, 27 photographs)
The 1951 Flood Photographs contains black and white photographs depicting flooding in the Kansas City metropolitan area in 1951.
1993 Flood Photographs, 1993 (K1376)
The 1993 Flood Photographs contain two photographs of the Missouri River during the Great Flood of 1993 taken by Lightfoot Photography of North Kansas City, Missouri.
49/63 Neighborhood Coalition Records, 1971-2001 (K0061)
Organization records of a neighborhood association in midtown Kansas City, MO.
1886 Kansas City Tornado Photograph Collection, 1886 (P1044)
Six cabinet cards depicting the aftermath of a tornado in Kansas City, May 10, 1886.
Samuel Abend Papers, 1954 (K1177)
Abend was founder and owner of the Exhibitors Film Delivery Service in Kansas City, MO. Includes photographic of an award sponsored by the Motion Picture Association of Greater Kansas City which details Abend's life story.
Acadamie Lafayette Collection, 1990-1999 (K0855)
Materials documenting the process of creating the French language immersion charter school in Kansas City, MO. Includes information about the school; the charter, board, and financial records; the Kansas City School District; and other research materials.
Ad Hoc Group Against Crime Records, 1986-2000 (K0856)
Organizational records of the Ad Hoc Group including minutes, reports, financial records, printed and published materials, clippings, and photographs.
Adair-Swaringen Family Photographs, 1890s-1900s (CA6537)
Photographs and cabinet cards of a family from the Kansas City, MO, area, 1890s-1900s. Includes a reunion photograph of Co. F, 16th Missouri Infantry CSA, Parson's Brigade.
Benjamin Cullen Adams Papers, 1906-1951 (C2161)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)
The papers of Benjamin Cullen Adams contain correspondence with his mother, 1906-1914, about Adams' work for Ellis & Company of London in Brazil; biographical material on his father, Congressman Henry Cullen Adams; and material on Gas Service Company Group, Kansas City, of which Adams was president and general manager.
Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service Aerial Photographs, 1938-1979 (P0335)
107.5 linear feet
Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
Tonia Morris Agron Papers, 1940-1954 (K1271)
The collection consists of photographs of a Linwood Elementary School class; installation of officers of Norma's House; and Jewish Community Center Girls Varsity Basketball.
Kamau Agyei a/k/a Carroll L. Jenkins Collection, 1986 (K1023)
Kamau Agyei was a musician, as secretary-treasurer the Musicians Protective Union Local No. 627 and president of the Mutual Musicians Foundation as well as other organizations. Includes photocopies of articles about him.
Alderman, Irving and Company Records, 1888-1892 (C3478)
0.4 cubic feet, 1 volume
Papers of a Kansas City, MO investment firm active in Arkansas, Kansas, Texas and Mexico. Business correspondence and papers pertaining to investments in mineral and mining lands, farm and ranch lands, and small manufacture. Examples of letterheads, business cards and commercial advertising flyers.
Alexander Finance Company Records, 1941-1968 (K0866)
Correspondence, financial records, and tax return records for the Finance Company affiliated with Alexander's furniture store in Kansas City, MO.
Ben W. Alexander Collection, 1940, no date (P0378)
Postcards of the University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia MO, Chillicothe Business College, Winston Churchill Memorial Library, Missouri State Capital, Kansas City MO, Interstate 70, Windermere Baptist Assembly (Roach, MO) and Lake of the Ozarks.
David Leroy Alexander Papers, 1865-2001 (K0924)
Family papers of the Alexander and Graham families of Jackson County and Pettis Counties in Missouri. Includes correspondence, birth certificates, marriage licenses, funeral information and other legal papers. Also Alexander's World War II military records; Robert B. Graham's discharge papers from the Missouri State Militia (1865); scrapbooks; photographs; books; and a journal kept by James Andrew Alexander of Longwood, Missouri.
Ione Alexander Papers, 1925-1982 (K0726)
Idea notes and working drafts, published manuscripts of autobiographical stories, novels, plays, short stories, and poetry written by Alexander, an accomplished and published author. Also correspondence with friends, family, and other writers and are minutes and other documents relating to various organizations to which she belonged, such as the Quill Club.
Allen Chapel AME Collection, 1959-1982 (K0820)
Hazel Browne Williams' files relating to her service as a board member of the African-American church in Kansas City, MO. Includes correspondence, board and financial reports newsletters, conference information, newspaper clippings, board minutes.
Earl Wilson Allen Country Club District Map, 1930 (K0607)
Original painting [pictographic map] of the Country Club District, for J.C. Nichols Company (on board). Painting was displayed in J.C. Nichols building on the Country Club Plaza until 2012.
Maynard Dale Allen Autobiography, 1963 (K1074)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Maynard Dale Allen Autobiography consists of a single spiral bound notebook outlining the Allen family's genealogy as well as Allen's life from 1893 to 1937. Allen recalls his first interactions with automobiles and telephone service, visiting Kansas City as a teenager, moving, the Great Depression, politics, and war.
Alpha Chi Omega-Mu Mu Chapter Records, 1947-1997 (K0870)
Chapter of a national women's fraternity that enriches the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning, and service. Organizational records of the chapter includes Minutes, presidents' files, treasurers' files, annual reports, committee files, publicity, newsletters, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Alpha Delta Pi Parents Club Scrapbooks, 1953-2009 (K0871)
The Club provides tangible and monetary support to the Alpha Delta Pi sorority chapter. Includes Scrapbooks concerning activities of the organization containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs.
John Stapleton Altman Papers, 1960-2010 (K0633)
Motion picture films produced or collected by Altman, a prominent documentary film producer in Kansas City, MO.
Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Greater Kansas City Records, 1925-2002 (K0824)
The Association is a social group for college sorority alumnae engaged in philanthropic work. Organizational records including minutes, financial records, rush materials, committee reports, and photos and newspaper clippings. Also information on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its effect on sororities.
American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Kansas City Chapter Records, 1901-2014 (K0076)
13 c.f., MR 6 rolls
Organizational records including minute books, financial records, photos and scrapbooks documenting the affairs of the chapter, a major women's club in Kansas City, Missouri.
American Chemical Society-Kansas City Section Records, 1899-1987 (K0641)
Organizational records and publications of the Kansas City chapter of the American Chemical Society. Includes by-laws, minutes, correspondence, financial records, annual reports, awards files, brochures, photographs, articles, and publication, the Kansas City Chemist.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)-Western Missouri Records, 1960-2008 (K0398)
Organizational records of the regional chapter including administrative files, case files, and position files.
American Family Records Association (AFRA) Records, 1978-2004 (K0455)
Organizational records of a national family genealogical society based in Kansas City. Includes meeting minutes, conference records, and financial materials. Also includes correspondence, newsletters, event programs, and membership information
American Fixture Company Records, 1921-1956 (K0872)
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
American Guild of Organists, Greater Kansas City Chapter Records, 1934-2008 (K0605)
Organizational records including scrapbooks, minutes, membership records, and printed and published materials, programs, clippings, and photographs.
American Heartland Theatre Records, 1987-2013 (K1283)
Organizational records of a major live theater company in Kansas City, MO. Includes public relations and marketing files, correspondence, play posters and programs, publications, photographs, video, stage layouts and designs, , and other materials relating to the production of the plays.
American Institute of Architects/Kansas City Chapter (AIA/KC) Records, 1917-1999 (K0636)
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.
American Public Works Association Records, 1895-2006 (K0651)
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.
American Revolution Bicentennial, Missouri Committee for Agriculture Papers, 1974-1976 (C4276)
1.2 cubic feet (42 folders), 1 audio tape
The papers/records of the committee contain correspondence, newsletters, reports, updates, events, awards programs, lists of elected members, historical information on "centennial farms," and "Liberty Trees," meeting minutes, announcements, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual material for a slide presentation entitled "The Spirit of 76."
American Royal Records, 1899-1991 (K0265)
Organizational records of a premier livestock and horse show, parade, rodeo, and barbeque contest. Contains correspondence and working files, photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, programs, ledgers, motion picture film, videotape, and other items.
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)-Greater Kansas City Chapter Records, 1972-1993 (K0874)
Organization records of the ASPA Awards Committee including meeting announcements and summaries, nominations, and notices of award recipients. Also videotapes of workshops and seminars.
Americans for Israel and Torah (AMIT) Collection, 1930-2007 (K0875)
AMIT educates and cares for Israel's youth, including the most vulnerable children in Israel. Organizational records for the Kansas City, Missouri Nitzanim chapter of the Mizrachi Women's Organization of America and its evolution into the Americans for Israel and Torah (AMIT) organization. Includes reports, manuals, newspaper clippings, programs, newsletters, booklets and pamphlets, correspondence and speeches, banners, and photographs.
Anderson Photo Company Photograph Collection, 1911-1970 (K0489)
Photographs and negatives from one of the most active commercial photo firms in Kansas City, MO.
Isadore Anderson Papers, 1902-1911 (C0961)
0.75 cubic feet (14 folder)
Medical course notebooks, miscellaneous course notes, and prescriptions of Isadore Anderson of Kansas City, Missouri. One notebook from 1910-1911 pertains to treatments given to his various patients.
William James Anderson, Jr. Westport Scrapbook, 1820-1960 (K0396)
Newspapers clippings and notes pertaining to the history of the town of Westport, MO, now part of Kansas City.
William James Anderson, Jr. Jackson County and Independence Scrapbook, 1900-ca. 1950 (K0521)
Scrapbook of clippings concerning Jackson County and Independence, MO history.
William James Anderson, Jr. Kansas City Scrapbook, 1900-ca. 1960 (K0520)
Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning Kansas City history.
William James Anderson, Jr. Papers, 1840-1965 (K0058)
Diaries, letters, business ledgers and records, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials created and collected by Anderson and his family which relate to the history of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Anderson was a local historian and descendent of Thomas Johnson and John Wornall
William James Anderson, Jr. Western History Scrapbook, 1900-ca. 1960 (K0522)
Scrapbook of clippings concerning Western American history.
Charles Annegan Photograph Collection, 1910, no date (P0192)
Photos of a train accident near Collins, MO, ca 1900, and employees of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Kansas City, 1910.