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18th - 28th Annual Kansas Day Meetings

18th - 28th Annual Kansas Day Meetings
Creator: Ackerman, Gertrude
Date: 1909-1919
This series is part of a bigger collection from Gertrude Ackerman. These documents represent participant lists, speeches and addresses, and correspondence from the 18th to 28th annual Kansas Day meetings. These documents included annotations throughout.


29th - 38th Annual Kansas Day Meetings

29th - 38th Annual Kansas Day Meetings
Creator: Ackerman, Gertrude
Date: 1920-1929
This series is part of a bigger collection from Gertrude Ackerman. These documents represent participant lists, speeches and addresses, and correspondence from the 29th to 38th annual Kansas Day meetings. These documents included annotations throughout.


39th - 49th Annual Kansas Day Meetings

39th - 49th Annual Kansas Day Meetings
Creator: Ackerman, Gertrude
Date: 1930-1940
This series is part of a bigger collection from Gertrude Ackerman. These documents represent participant lists, speeches and addresses, and correspondence from the 39th to 49th annual Kansas Day meetings. These documents included annotations throughout.


Berryton High School baseball scorebook

Berryton High School baseball scorebook
Date: April 1, 1951-June 1, 1953
This baseball scorebook from the early 1950s was used by Fred Simpson, the Berryton High School baseball coach. Games scored in the book cover the years 1951-53, including the state tournament games in 1951 when Berryton won the state Class B high school baseball championship. Berryton defeated Gridley, 7-3, in the title game played in Peabody on May 12, 1951. Digital reproduction of the scorebook was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Central Congregational Church Altruist Club

Central Congregational Church Altruist Club
Date: 1963-1976
This three-ring binder contains meeting minutes and photographs from the Altruist Club of the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, membership and mailing lists can also be found inside.


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.


E. A. Park collection

E. A. Park collection
Creator: Harrington, Myron O., 1844-1921
Date: 1871 - 1882
This collection consists of a single volume of handwritten notes taken by Reverend Myron Oscar Harrington. The notes were taken while Harrington was a student attending seminary school, in all likelihood Andover Seminary in Massachusetts. They are from lectures given by Professor Edwards Amasa Park. Professor Park was a noted nineteenth century American Congregational theologian.


Field notes of the survey of the Cherokee Lands

Field notes of the survey of the Cherokee Lands
Creator: McCoy, John Calvin, 1811-1889
Date: September 21, 1837
This item contains the details of land surveys conducted by John C. McCoy on Cherokee Lands in 1836 and 1837. McCoy's field notes contains details such as the types of trees, topography, size and course of streams, soil condition, etc. According to the first entry, McCoy began the survey "in accordance with the instructions of Isaac McCoy" and "commenced at the N.W. corner of Quapau Lands on the East bank of the Neosho. River and run thence up with the meanders of the same."


Historic Psychiatry original miscellaneous documents

Historic Psychiatry original miscellaneous documents
Date: 1751 - 1961
These are a variety of handwritten and typed letters, lectures, autographs, news clippings, biographical information, images and sketches, court documents, and other documents related to the history of psychiatry. These documents are housed in four boxes and the folders within are arranged alphabetically by surname or title, and they are included in the larger collection of historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives. Authors come from such fields as medicine, religion, prison and other reform and advocacy movements, politics, the military, etc. The documents themselves sometimes provide significant information, and sometimes they were collected because their authors were significant historical figures. Some of the individuals found in Box 1 include James Mark Baldwin, Ludwig Binswanger, Eugen Bleuler, Jean-Martin Charcot, Elizabeth Fry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Carl Jung. Some of the individuals found in Box 2 include Alfred Adler, Robert Frost, and Washinton Irving. This box also includes a 68-page handwritten notebook by Dr. W.W. Reed entitled "Reminiscenses About the Treatment of the Insane." Some of the individuals found in Box 3 include Amariah Brigham and Frederick van Eeden. This box also includes a correspondence file (1883-1888) on Ellen Kehoe, a patient at the Worcester Lunatic Hospital in Massachusetts, and a series of drawings from the 1920s and 1930s by a Belgian patient suffering from paranoia named Andreas at the Kankakee State Hospital in Illinois. The drawings were donated by Dr. J.B. Gier, formerly of the Topeka Veteran's Administration Hospital, who knew the patient and encouraged his work. Box 4 includes a miscellaneous folder regarding insane asylums and contains legal documents, postcard images, and receipts for services. Languages include English, German, French and Italian, and transcriptions or translations follow some of the documents.


Inaugural for Governor Landon, 1933

Inaugural for Governor Landon, 1933
Date: 1932-1933
This is a notebook containing correspondence and minutes from the arrangements committee involved in planning Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's inauguration.


Introduction to the study of Indian languages: Kansa

Introduction to the study of Indian languages: Kansa
Creator: Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Date: After 1877
Written by John Wesley Powell and published by the U.S. Department of the Interior, this record book provided a method for recording American Indian languages. It built on a previous work by George Gibbs and includes an enlarged alphabet and vocabulary, and a section on phrases and sentences. The words written in the book are believed to be in the Kansa language, probably collected by Addison Woodard Stubbs (1854-1933). The Stubbs family donated the book to the Kansas Historical Society in 1954.


Isaac T. Goodnow personal records

Isaac T. Goodnow personal records
Date: 1856-1892
Personal mementos and ephemera belonging to Isaac Tichenor Goodnow, including passes, invitations, certificates, recipes, weather records, and travel notes. Goodnow was an early resident of Manhattan, Kansas, and was a free-state supporter. He was a delegate to the Leavenworth Constitutional Convention and was one of the founders of Bluemont Central College.


Lucio Bini 's Electroconvulsive therapy records

Lucio Bini 's Electroconvulsive therapy records
Creator: Bini, Lucio, 1908-1964
Date: circa 1935-1964 (bulk 1930s-1940s)
Lucio Bini's papers, largely, consist of incoming handwritten and typed correspondence; blueprints and related documentation for electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) equipment. They also include product information for selling equipment, records related to international patents, research notes from early experiments on animals (dogs), and from tracking early patients undergoing electroshock therapy. Newspaper clippings, photographs (both in color and black and white), and other miscellaneous materials are available. Correspondents include Lothar Kalinowsky and other professional colleagues, as well as some patients. The second box of materials are all xeroxed photocopies from Bini's materials and is not well organized. The materials also include correspondence related to the acquisition of Bini's papers by the Menninger Foundation.


Minutes of the McPherson Chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union

Minutes of the McPherson Chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: 1891-1896
This minute book of the McPherson County Chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union begins with the first meeting recorded on October 28, 1891. The group regularly recorded meetings through August 28, 1896. The book includes submitted resolutions with supporting signatures, commendations, and newspaper clippings. The meeting minutes were recorded by secretaries Myrta M. Jones, Della Dick, and Kate Benjamin. Mrs. Eliza Rouze was elected chapter president. Several pages have been cut out of the book, including pages 9-14, 19-22, 27-28, and 93-96.


Notebook belonging to Colonel James C. Hughes

Notebook belonging to Colonel James C. Hughes
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1941-1942
This is Colonel James C. Hughes' notebook containing organizations and staff for the Philippine forces during World War II. He recorded the names of officers serving in the Philippine Department including the North Luzon Force, South Luzon Force, Southern Islands, Harbor Defense Manila and Subic Bays, Bataan Defense Force, I Philippine Corps, II Corps, Area Service Command, Luzon Force, U.S.F.I.P., Divisions and Separate Commands, Philippine Division, 11th Division, 21st Division, 31st Division, 41st Div., 51st Division, 61st Division, 71st Division,81st Division, 91st Division, 101st Division, 102nd Division, Agusan Sector, 1st Division, 2nd Division, and Far East Air Force.


Notes by the Way

Notes by the Way
Creator: Goodnow, Isaac T. (Isaac Tichenor), 1814-1894
Date: July 3, 1851 - July 18, 1851
Three small notebooks kept by Isaac Tichenor Goodnow while on summer vacation from teaching at the Providence Seminary in Rhode Island. A searchable transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below.


Shop Talk scrapbook timeline

Shop Talk scrapbook timeline
Date: [unknown date]
These two pages are notes created for the Hesston Corporation newsletter, Shop Talk. The timeline detailing chronological events for the company begin in 1947 and end in 1977. Events recorded in the timeline represent significant events in the company's history. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Shop Talk scrapbook timeline

Shop Talk scrapbook timeline
Date: [unknown date]
These two pages are notes created for the Hesston Corporation newsletter, Shop Talk. The timeline detailing chronological events for the company begin in 1947 and end in 1977. Events recorded in the timeline represent significant events in the company's history. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Society of the Anniversary of the Battle of the Blue minutes and roster of the 2nd Regiment, Kansas militia

Society of the Anniversary of the Battle of the Blue minutes and roster of the 2nd Regiment, Kansas militia
Date: 1895-1905
This notebook contains the roster of the 2nd Regiment of the Kansas Militia during the Battle of the Blue, which occurred on October 22, 1864, in Jackson County, Missouri. Members of the regiment are divided by company and identified by rank. Some individuals are listed as killed, wounded, or taken prisoner, in addition to their place of residence. The notebook also contains the meeting minutes for the Society of the Anniversary of the Battle of the Blue. Surviving members of the 2nd Regiment convened on May 30, 1895, in Topeka, Kansas, and voted for a permanent organization to meet on October 22 of each year. Samuel J. Reader was elected secretary.


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