WHMC-Kansas City Collections Categories
Individual farmers; Family, corporate, and commercial farming; Agribusiness (processing, marketing, transportation); Academic research and programs (including schools); Cooperatives and Service organizations; Lobby and professional groups.
Individuals (artists, photographers, writers, composers, performers); Institutions (foundations, museums, schools); Entertainment companies and cultural organizations; Arts related businesses.
Individuals (architects, engineers, planners, designers, decorators); Companies and firms; Professional and occupational associations; Institutions (foundations, museums, schools); Real estate and land developers; Land use and planning organizations; Urban and neighborhood organizations.
Individuals; Businesses, industries, and cooperatives; Business-related associations and chambers of commerce; Professional and occupational associations.
Individuals; Print media; Broadcast media; Advertising and public relations; Regulatory and watchdog organizations.
and Foreign Affairs
Individuals; Business, social, and educational associations related to foreign counties.
Individual educators; Students; Primary and secondary schools; Colleges and universities; Vocational/continuing education programs; Regulatory, support and watchdog organizations.
and Personal Papers/Genealogy
Individuals and families (autobiographies, biographies, reminisces); Genealogy (family histories or records created for genealogists).
Individuals; County and local government agencies; State and Federal government agencies; Movements, events, citizens organizations, and political parties.
Individuals; Labor organizations (unions, employee associations, etc.); Events (strikes, boycotts, etc.).
Individuals (judges, lawyers, etc.); Associations and organizations; Law and law enforcement; Judicial agencies.
and Health Care
Individuals (practitioners, researchers, etc.); Recipients of medical and health care; Businesses and corporations; Professional and promotional organizations; Regulatory, funding, and watchdog organizations.
Individual participants (i.e. combatants); Civilian participation (home front, usually wartime); Military installations, sites, and operations; Organizations and veterans groups (general or postwar); Military schools.
Resources and Environmental Affairs
Individuals; Industries and businesses; Conservation/environmental organizations and issues; Regulatory and watchdog organizations.
Populations groups (elderly, children, women, etc.); African Americans; Ethnic/racial organizations and groups; Immigration/migrations/emigration.
Individuals; Sports and leisure organizations and activities; Recreation/travel/tourism businesses; Cultural/social/special interest activities; Travel journals.
Individuals; Congregations and denominations; Special interest and other groups; Events and movements.
Individuals; Businesses and corporations; Professional associations; Regulatory, funding, and watchdog organizations.
Welfare, and Activity
Individuals; Benevolent/charitable/philanthropic activity; Social action committees and organizations.
Individuals; Businesses and corporations; Facilities, highway, ports, etc.; Regulatory and watchdog organizations.
WHMC-KC has on occasion received accessions that contained many smaller collections. Often these are identified individually by being 'broken out' of the larger body and material and assigned their own collection numbers. The primary example of this is the Native Sons Archives.