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Curtis, William

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

William and Annette Curtis collection of African Americana and LDS Church history materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6223
Overview This collection contains items dealing with African American history in the 19th and 20th century. The collection especially deals with materials of Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver. This collection also contains items concerning religious, particularly LDS, history. Collection spans from approximately 1833-1981.

William and Annette Curtis cannonball, 1864

 Sub-Series — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Cannonball found near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Independence Stake Center and the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, approximately 1990. This solid shot, 2.75-inch projectile was likely fired by a Union Army Parrot Rifle during the Second Battle of Independence (21-22 October, 1864).On the morning of 22 October, Union forces, under the command of Major General Alfred Pleasanton, pursued Confederate General James Fagan's brigades through the...

William and Annette Curtis collection of African American items, 1895-1981

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 1
Scope and Contents Letters, map, advertisements, newspapers, postcards, photographs, pamphlets, painting, and other papers concerning African American history. Also contains photographs, sketches, letters, pamphlets, memorial coins, and other items concerning very prominent African American figures such as George W. Carver, Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglas.

William and Annette Curtis collection of African American miscellaneous items, 1833-1981

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include maps, newspapers, pamphlet, envelope, and printed ephemera related to African Americans in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries. Dated approximately 1833-1981.

William and Annette Curtis collection of African American photographs, 1850-1977

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Undated John Brown photograph with inscription, two Hiram Revels pictures dated 1977, and three unidentified photographs with explanations.

William and Annette Curtis collection of James Huff art and papers, 1970-1990

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Certificate of Authenticity for "'Harriet' Underground railroad," Huff Art Studio catalog, and two oversized pictures. These items are approximately dated 1970-1990.

William and Annette Curtis collection of LDS Church items, 1838-2003

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include photographs, articles, programs, pamphlets, and other items concerning religious, particularly LDS, history. Dated approximately 1838-2003.

William and Annette Curtis collection of other items, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Undated items including LDS photographs, printed articles, pamphlets, postcards, New Testament leaves, catechism book, pictorial histories of Jackson County, Missouri, family histories, and related printed ephemera.

William and Annette Curtis collection of photocopies, 1838-1983

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Original and photocopied oversized LDS photographs dated approximately 1838-2003 from Kansas City, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Independence, Missouri, Excelsior Springs, Missouri; and Liberty, Missouri.