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WADDELL AND REED, INC.
Research Library
P.O. Box 418343
Kansas City, MO 64141-9343
Voice: (816) 283-4067

Contact: Diane M. Grier, Head Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

Technical Service: Electrostatic copying, microfiche copying are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Approval of management.

Scope of the Collection: Investment industry publications.

Description of Collection holdings: Investment publications

Collection affiliation: Business


WALTERS-BOONE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Museum and Visitors Center
3801 Ponderosa
Columbia, MO 65201
Voice: (573) 443-8936

Contact: Tom Prater, Museum Curator, Harold C. Edwards, President Boone County Historical Society.

Hours: April through October, Tuesday-Sunday 1-5pm; November through March, Wednesday & Sunday 1-4pm. Call for confirmation.

Technical Service: Tours, exhibits, and library available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Since 1972, Mapelwood Home, an 1877 farm home next door to the Museum, has been on the Register of Historic Homes and open to regular tours each Sunday 2-5pm, April through October. Special tours for groups can be held other days by contacting the Tour Guide, Bill Crawford at (573) 449-5876, Lori Sapanas at (573) 443-8936.

Collection affiliation: History, Museum


WAMEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
see Old Dutch Mill Museum Complex


WARD EDWARDS LIBRARY
see Central Missouri State University Archives


WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA
Mabee Library
Special Collections 
1700 College
Topeka, KS 66621
Voice:
(785) 231-1010 x1981
Fax:
(785) 357-1240

Contact: Martha Imparato, Special Collections Librarian

Hours: Regularly scheduled hours are not maintained; appointments are normally scheduled from 8am-5pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, exhibits, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Assistance from the Special Collections librarian is required to use all collections.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: University Archives contains records of the University, papers of faculty members and alumni, university publications, photographs and other miscellaneous materials relating to the history of the institution from 1859 to the present . An important component of the collection is the records of the University President's Office. The University history contains much information about the history of early Congregational Churches in this region.

Collection affiliation: Education


WATKINS, ELIZABETH M.; COMMUNITY MUSEUM
see Elizabeth M. Watkins Community Museum


WATKINS WOOLEN MILL STATE HISTORIC SITE
26600 Park Road North
Lawson, MO 64062
Voice: (816) 296-3357

Contact: Ann M. Sligar, Site Administrator

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. Appointments available upon request.

Technical Service: Photocopying, tours, and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Prior appointment required. Qualified researchers only.

Scope of the Collection: Records, letters, journals, and manuscripts, etc., concerning the Watkins Woolen Mill and the Waltus L. Watkins Family, farm, and businesses, 19th century agriculture and textile production. Some material concerning local history is collected, as are 19th century farming books and guides.

Description of Collection holdings: Most of the papers in the Archives pertain to the Watkins family. There are extensive business papers and many family letters, journals, etc. of Waltus L. Watkins family, farm, and textile/grist mills, circa 1825-1930. Also magazines and textile journals on subject matter ranging from woolen factory production to agriculture for time periods 1830-1930's, and papers relating to the Watkins Mill Association and Watkins Mill State Historic Site and Park, 1950's-1988.

Collection affiliation: Local, Museum


WESTERN HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION-COLUMBIA
see State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center-Columbia


WESTERN HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION-KANSAS CITY
see State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center-Kansas City


WESTMINSTER COLLEGE
Reeves Library
501 Westminster Avenue
Fulton, MO 65251-1298
Voice: (573) 642-3361, ext. 247
Fax: (573) 642-6356

Contact: Lorna K. Mitchell, Head Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, summer and student break Monday-Friday 8-11am, Saturday 1-5pm, Sunday 1-11pm. Archives: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, photocopying, microfilm, audio-visual equipment, and telefacsimile are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: The Archives consists primarily of information on the history of Westminster College founded by Missouri Presbyterians in 1851. Some materials relating to Fulton and Callaway counties are also available.

Description of Collection holdings: The Collection includes college year books, student newspapers, catalogs, and other college publications, as well as publications by faculty and alumni.

Collection affiliation: Education, Religion


WESTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
601 Main Street
Weston, MO 64098
Voice: (816) 386-2977

Contact: Mrs. John H. Gaskill, President, (816) 386-2650

Hours: Open Saturday 1-4pm and Sunday 1:30-5pm. Closed December 15 to March 15. Special appointments can be made outside business hours.

Technical Service: Tours and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: The Weston Historical Museum was founded in 1960. Exhibits (including culture, medicine, military, business, religion, and etc.) feature displays depicting life in Platte County and Weston from prehistoric days through World War II.

Collection affiliation: Local, Museum


WHITE, WILLIAM ALLEN; LIBRARY Special Collections
see Emporia State University


WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE
Partee Center
Liberty, MO 64068
Voice: (816) 781-7700 ext. 5490

Contact: Angela N. Stiffler, Director

Hours: Open Monday through Friday 9am-4pm by appointments.

Technical Service: Photocopying and microfilm are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available and some collections restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Partee Center acts as the Library and Archives of the Missouri Baptist Historical Society and is the official depository of the records of the Missouri Baptist Convention. The primary focus of the Center is on Baptist life in Missouri and its surrounding states during the time period since 1805.

Description of Collection holdings: The Partee Center is the official Depository and Archives of the Missouri Baptist Convention. Thus it contains manuscript collections, church histories, biographies, photographs, and other memorabilia from Missouri Baptist life. The Center also includes some materials dealing with the larger Baptist family in Missouri and the American Midwest. This includes records from American Baptist Churches in Missouri, as well as records of Primitive Baptists in the Midwest.

Collection affiliation: Education, History, Religion


WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE ARCHIVES
Curry Library
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO 64068
Voice: (816) 415-7686
Fax: (816) 415-5021

Contact: Kenette Harder, Reference Librarian; Dr. Hugh Stocks, Library Director

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, please call for appointment.

Technical Service: Photocopying and limited research consultant services available.

Restrictions to use of collections: All collections restricted to supervised use.

Scope of the Collection: The Archives acts as the repository for all school records and selected materials pertaining to faculty and students.

Description of Collection holdings: No information provided.

Collection affiliation: Education


WOLF-BUTTERFIELD HOUSE MUSEUM
630 Fremont
Manhattan, KS 66502
Voice: (913) 776-7344

Contact: Edna Williams, Curator

Hours: Open September through April, Saturday 1-5pm; Sunday 2-5pm. May through August, Friday & Saturday 1-5pm; Sunday 2-5pm. Special appointments available.

Technical Service: No information provided.

Restrictions to use of collections: All collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: This is a House Museum owned by the Riley County Historical Society. We have no publications available. The House is furnished in furniture circa 1840-1880. It was built as a Boarding House around 1865 and was said to have been used by the Butterfield Overland Dispatch Stage Line as a stage stop in 1865.

Collection affiliation: Museum


WYANDOTTE COUNTY MUSEUM
Harry M. Trowbridge Research Library
631 North 126th Street
Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Voice: (913) 721-1078

Contact: 

Hours: Open Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, limited research consultation.

Restrictions to use of collections: Closed stacks, non-circulating collection.

Scope of the Collection: History of Wyandotte County and surrounding areas.

Description of Collection holdings: Collection includes microfilm of most Kansas City, KS, newspapers from 1857-1946; Native American materials including documents pertaining to the Wyandotte and Delaware tribes; Bureau of Ethnology reports, Smithsonian Annual Reports, county records from its formation in 1859-1905. Special collections include the Harry Trowbridge papers, J.R. Kelly Cooperage documents, the Early Family papers, Tierra Farrow's papers, the White collection and papers of other prominent Wyandotte County citizens. The museum has an extensive photograph collection of early Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County. Significant photos collections include Kansas City Northwestern Railroad, North American Aviation-Kansas Plant (Bomber division during World War II) including assembly line photos.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


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