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Amelia Earhart Christmas card

Amelia Earhart Christmas card
Date: between 1931 and 1936
Christmas card from Amelia Earhart and George Putnam. Printed in black on off-white colored paper. The donor's family knew Earhart and Putnam, and the couple stayed with the family when they visited the British Isles. Putnam and Earhart met in 1928 when the publisher contacted the aviatrix to ask her to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger. They were married in 1931. Earhart disappeared over the Pacific during an attempted around-the-world flight on July 2, 1937.


Amelia Earhart Christmas card

Amelia Earhart Christmas card
Date: 1933
Christmas card from Amelia Earhart and George Putnam. Printed in black on off-white colored paper. The donor's family knew Earhart and Putnam, and the couple stayed with the family when they visited the British Isles. Putnam and Earhart met in 1928 when the publisher contacted the aviatrix to ask her to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger. They were married in 1931. Earhart disappeared over the Pacific during an attempted around-the-world flight on July 2, 1937.


Amelia Earhart Christmas card

Amelia Earhart Christmas card
Date: between 1931 and 1936
Christmas card from Amelia Earhart and George Putnam. Printed in black on off-white colored paper. The donor's family knew Earhart and Putnam, and the couple stayed with the family when they visited the British Isles. Putnam and Earhart met in 1928 when the publisher contacted the aviatrix to ask her to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger. They were married in 1931. Earhart disappeared over the Pacific during an attempted around-the-world flight on July 2, 1937.


Anna Freud correspondence

Anna Freud correspondence
Creator: Freud, Anna, 1895-1982
Date: 1936-1971
These are handwritten and typed letters, mostly outgoing, from Anna Freud to Karl Menninger, Rudolph Ekstein, May D. Lee, and other Menninger Foundation staff. Anna Freud was the youngest child of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Topics include publishing and requesting reprints, visits (or apologizing for not visiting), professional organizations and conferences, comments and critiques on writings, family deaths, and greeting cards. Anna Freud came to the Menninger Clinic in Topeka on multiple occasions during the 1960s. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.


Charles M. Sheldon and Central Congregational Church correspondence

Charles M. Sheldon and Central Congregational Church correspondence
Date: 1888-1984
Charles M. Sheldon (1857-1946) served as minister of the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas from 1889 to 1920. He was also an author of the international best seller, In His Steps, which was published in 1897. A series of correspondence, presented here, is arranged in chronological order. A complete description of the entire collection is available through a link below. The correspondence consists of letters, postcards, cards, one notebook containing letters and newspaper clippings, and assorted personal items such as his self-portrait drawings. The majority of the correspondence consists of handwritten and typed letters to and from individuals, members or groups related to the Central Congregational Church, and organizations associated with his lifelong activities as a pastor and author, including Theo Peers, Ethel Peers, Anna Heartburg, Dorothy Heartburg, Helen T. Capps, Lida R. Hardy, May Flickinger, Charles Warren Helsley, Luther D. Whittemore, Hamilton Holt, Robert Thomson Jr., Norman J. Rimes, Lloyd George, James Wise, Arthur Capper, Michael I. Pupin, Alf M. Landon, Roy B. Guild, Arthur E. Hertzler, Samuel J. Crumbine, Wilbert E. Dull, M. de Arrude Camargo, Frank J. Warren, Beatrice Hoover, Samuel C. Spalding, H. T. Chase, Bishop Wise, The Emporia Gazette, Green Gables (the Dr. Benjamin F. Bailey Sanatorium), The Atlantic Monthly, The World's Christian Endeavor Union, Plymouth Congregational Church, University of Illinois at Urbana Department of Physics, Abraham S. Hoyo, Harry Emerson Fosdick, International College in Turkey, Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, Rollins College in Florida, The Topeka City Commission, Students' Christian Association of South Africa, Crosset & Dunlap Inc. Publishers in New York, Christian Herald Association, The Texas Herald, The Henry F. Henrichs Publications, Frankfort Rotary Club, and Notre-Dame de France/Jerusalem. There are letters involving other individuals, including Charles W. Helsley, Emma Crabb, H. J. Colburn, Robert Stone, Arthur G. Sellen, Henry F. Henrichs, Logan Shoop, Frank Jacobs, Hugh F. Mckean, Lee Braxton, Cady Hodge, Charles S. Lawrence, Elizabeth Turner Rawlings, Elisabeth Ebright, R. L. McNatt, Gale L. Beck, John H. Lehman, Helen Bradford, and Everett R. Daves. Charles W. Helsley was a minister at the Central Congregational Church after the passing of Charles M. Sheldon, and Emma Crabb was in charge of the Sheldon Collection at the Central Congregational Church.


Christmas card

Christmas card
Creator: Glynn, Louis
Date: 1970
Christmas card with scene of "Cedar Crest," 1970. Louis Glynn was a stenographer for the Santa Fe Railroad. He was also a self-trained artist, and beginning in the 1940s, he created at least 300 Christmas cards by hand each year. He sketched a scene that was then printed on cards by a local print shop. Using an assembly line method, he hand colored and lettered each card and envelope.


Christmas card

Christmas card
Creator: Glynn, Louis
Date: 1969
Christmas card with scene of "Old Fairgrounds," 1969. Louis Glynn was a stenographer for the Santa Fe Railroad. He was also a self-trained artist, and beginning in the 1940s, he created at least 300 Christmas cards by hand each year. He sketched a scene that was then printed on cards by a local print shop. Using an assembly line method, he hand colored and lettered each card and envelope.


Civil War Valentine

Civil War Valentine
Creator: W. Momberger
Date: between 1861 and 1865
Joseph Forrest sent Valentines to Elizabeth Ehrhart during the Civil War. They were residents of Macon County, Illinois, and became engaged in 1858. Joseph enlisted on July 25, 1861 at Decatur, Illinois and fought as a private with Co. A of 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The couple married Aug. 9, 1863. The Forrests moved to Jewell County, Kansas in 1872, where Joseph served as a Methodist Minister. In 1875, they moved to Minneapolis, Kansas.


Civil War Valentine

Civil War Valentine
Date: between 1861 and 1865
Joseph Forrest sent Valentines to Elizabeth Ehrhart during the Civil War. They were residents of Macon County, Illinois, and became engaged in 1858. Joseph enlisted on July 25, 1861 at Decatur, Illinois and fought as a private with Co. A of 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The couple married Aug. 9, 1863. The Forrests moved to Jewell County, Kansas in 1872, where Joseph served as a Methodist Minister. In 1875, they moved to Minneapolis, Kansas.


Civil War Valentine

Civil War Valentine
Date: between 1861 and 1865
Joseph Forrest sent Valentines to Elizabeth Ehrhart during the Civil War. They were residents of Macon County, Illinois, and became engaged in 1858. Joseph enlisted on July 25, 1861 at Decatur, Illinois and fought as a private with Co. A of 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The couple married Aug. 9, 1863. The Forrests moved to Jewell County, Kansas in 1872, where Joseph served as a Methodist Minister. In 1875, they moved to Minneapolis, Kansas.


Julia McKee papers

Julia McKee papers
Creator: McKee, Julia (Julia Marie), 1896-1979
Date: 1907-1951 (bulk 1932, 1944)
This small collection consists primarily of correspondence between Julia McKee and her parents, Mr. & Mrs. W. T. McKee; letters to her father from her brother Ralph; and correspondence with her friends. Also included is a diary she kept for part of 1933 and various printed & other materials. Some of the letters contain political references. The bulk of the letters are for 1932 and 1944.


Mary M. Sheldon correspondence

Mary M. Sheldon correspondence
Date: 1919-1949
This correspondence was written to and from Mrs. Mary Merriam Sheldon, wife of Charles Sheldon, minister of the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas. Governor Arthur Capper is notably included. Many of the letters express sympathy after the death of Charles Sheldon on February 24, 1946. A searchable transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below.


New year's card with illustration of Doran homestead

New year's card with illustration of Doran homestead
Date: 1910s
This New Year's card shows the Doran homestead, built in 1859. The illustration by Bolmar depicts a weatherboarded log cabin, the homestead of Frank and Mary Doran, Neosho township, Morris county, Kansas, birthplace of John L., Thomas F., Emma and Ella Doran. The card is signed by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Doran and addressed to Paul Horvey.


Shawnee Indian Mission Christmas card

Shawnee Indian Mission Christmas card
Date: January 31, 1955
This painted Christmas card by Richard Richard, illustrates a building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. Identified on the back of the card as the West Building at the Mission. Printed inside the card is an explanation of the Mission and its history along with a holiday greeting. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


The tornado

The tornado
Creator: Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946
Date: 1935
This Christmas card printed by the American Artists Group shows Regionalist artist John Steuart Curry's painting "The Tornado."


Weir, Cherokee County, Kansas

Weir, Cherokee County, Kansas
Date: Between 1909 and 1933
Twenty-three photographs of the Weir Mining Camp. Weir City, generally called Weir by the residents, was built on land owned by T. M. Weir and was laid out by him. Weir is located in Cherokee County approximately two miles south of the Cherokee and Crawford county line and nine miles west of the Kansas and Missouri state line. It was founded in 1872 and continues in existence today. Photographs include images of residents, businesses, churches, schools, and private residences. Also included is an image of a boiler explosion, a greeting card, and an invitation to a private event.


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