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EDWARDS, WARD; LIBRARY
see Central Missouri State University Archives


ELIZABETH M. WATKINS COMMUNITY MUSEUM
1047 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Voice: (913) 841-4109

Contact: Dr. Steve Jansen

Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1:30-4pm. Special appointments can be arranged. Closed major holidays.

Technical Service: Photograph services, photocopying, volunteer programs, tours, exhibits, audio-visual equipment, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: Available at the Watkins Museum are materials relating to Lawrence and Douglas County; local businesses and civic affairs and leaders; ethnic groups who settled in the area and pioneer and frontier life.

Description of Collection holdings: Collections include: Scrapbooks on Lawrence; 19th century business-related items; postcards, 19th century costumes, textiles; pictures of old Lawrence reflecting changing architectural styles, regional history; history of manufacturing and 19th century business; genealogical material; and biographies of poets and playwrights from Lawrence. A 750 volume library on local history is also available for use on premises.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


EMPLOYERS REINSURANCE CORPORATION
June Austin-Parrish Memorial Library
5200 Metcalf
P.O. Box 2991
Overland Park, KS 66201
Voice: (913) 676-5200
Fax: (913) 676-5221

Contact: Marilyn Downs, Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4:15pm, closed Saturday-Sunday. Closed holidays.

Technical Service: Photocopying is available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Law and Insurance/Reinsurance holdings.

Description of Collection holdings: Our Library is specialized in Law and Insurance/Reinsurance holdings. We also maintain volumes in general business and reference material. We have on-line computer capabilities and we maintain insurance industry periodicals. There are approximately 10,000 books in our collection.

Collection affiliation: Business


EMPORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
110 East 6th Street
Emporia, KS 66801
Voice: 316-342-6524
Fax: 316-342-2633

Contact: Kaite Mediatore; Gayle Graham, Historian/Genealogist

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 2-5pm. During Summer months we close Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6pm; Wednesday 8pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying and Fax services available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials include Emporia newspapers, 1857-date, Lyon County marriage records 1856-date, Lyon County tombstone inscriptions, Emporia city directories which include various dates from 1870, College of Emporia yearbooks, and slides of Emporia, Kansas

Collection affiliation: Local, Municipal


EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Special Collections
William Allen White Library
1200 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS 66901
Voice: 620-341-5480
e-mail: akerscyn@emporia.edu

Contact: Cynthia Akers, Head of Information and Instructional Services

Hours: By appointment only.

Technical Service: Photocopying of some materials available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Close proximity parking is sometimes difficult.

Scope of the Collection: Special Collections, emphasis on Children's Literature research collection.

Description of Collection holdings: the Lois Lenski Collection, the Elizabeth Yates Collection, the May Masses Collection, the Ruth Garver Gagliardo Collection, and the William Allen White Children's Book Award Collection. These items include manuscript material, correspondence, books, works of art, and other materials.

Collection affiliation: Education, State


EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Archives
Anderson Memorial Library
1220 C of E Drive
Emporia, KS 66901
Voice: 620-341-5048
Fax: 620-341-5587
E-mail: archives@emporia.edu

Contact: Heather A. Wade, University Archivist

Hours: Business hours -- Monday-Friday 8am-5pm; Research hours - Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm or by appointment.

Technical Service: Photocopying and scanning of some materials and microfilm of student newspaper available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Housed in an historic building that is not wheelchair accessible. Patrons requiring special assistance should call ahead to make arrangements. Close proximity parking is sometimes difficult.

Scope of the Collections: Institutional Records, Manuscript Collections

Description of Collection holdings: Materials include: University Archives; the Normaliana Collection (Kansas State Normal School); the William Allen White Collection; the Mary White Collection; the Lyman B. Kellogg Family Collection; the General William A. Bloomer Collection; the Walter Anderson Collection; the Frank Ambrose Beach Collection; the Thomas M. Iden Collection; and the Faculty Wives' Club/University Women Collection. These items include manuscript material, photographic prints, correspondence, newspaper and periodical articles and clippings, ephemera, books, works of art, artifacts, and other materials.

Collection affiliation: Education, State


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