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Assistant Curator of Manuscripts : Subject Files

Creator: Kansas State Historical Society. Manuscripts

Date: 1980-2015

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 195912

Restrictions: Portions may be restricted: KSA 45-221(A)(1)(3)(4)

Restrictions: Restrictions are identified on folders.

Retention Schedule ID: 0150-288


Folder list for 1995-2015 files, Secondary files unit:

Box 1

Ancestry digitization projects
Architectural drawings
Architectural drawings collection checklist [older]
Archives: Corrections, Dept. Of
Archives: Education: Proprietary schools4
Atlases stolen (1995)
Autograph dBase
Business/organization records (Advice)
Can't finds
Church records
Civil War related archives and mss. on Kansas St. Hist. Soc. m/f
Connelley collection at Public library, Kansas City
County evolution
Courtesy storage
Databases, KSHS library/archives
Drawings‑‑Architectural drawings collection checklist
Drawings: Engineering drawings collection checklist
Drawings‑‑Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works
Drawings‑‑Museum treatment reports
Federal Court records [at the Kansas Historical Society]
Federal Writers project
Genie stuff‑‑Kansas
Guide to foreign relations materials in the Kansas State Historical Society
Haskell Archives Advisory board
History Day conference, 2000
IMLS National Leadership Grant
I[nterlibrary] L[oan] D[evelopment] P[rogram] (/) ideas
Internship‑‑"Originals" to copy
Johnson County Archives & Records M[ana]g[emen]t Advisory B[oar]d—1998
Johnson County Archives & Records M[ana]g[emen]t Advisory B[oar]d—1999
Johnson County Archives & Records M[ana]g[emen]t Advisory B[oar]d—2000

Box 2

Kansas City Area Archivists
K[ansas] C[ity] A[rea] A[rchivists]—Education Committee—1997/98
K[ansas] C[ity] A[rea] A[rchivists]—Education Committee—2002/3
K[ansas] C[ity] A[rea] A[rchivists]—Education Committee—2003/4
Kansas City Area Archivists—Education Committee—2004/5
Kansas Humanities Council
Kansas Humanities Council : Franklin County Historical Society Heritage Grant consult (2014) (school records)
K[ansas] S[tate] H[istorical] R[ecords] A[dvisory] B[oard] (KSHRAB) mentoring workshop [2001]
Kansas-Studies List (Formerly Heritage List)
Lela Barnes Archival internship
Mss. @ KHi relating to the Shawnee Indian missions
Mss. : AT&SF database
Ms[s].‑‑AT&SF Ry. payrolls
Ms[s].‑‑AT&SF records
Ms[s].‑‑AT&SF station plans
Ms[s].‑‑Congressional colls.
Ms[s].--Folklore/Folklife Collections
Ms[s].‑‑Fort Hays guide
Ms[s].‑‑Greater Kansas City
Ms[s].‑‑Military guide (Ancestry) (Genie)
Mss.: Some major railroad-related collections at the K[ansas] S[tate] H[istorical] S[ociety]
Manuscripts subject headings
Map exhibit (2012)
Mapping the Great plains, 1983, UNL
Maps‑‑A & P forms (Completed)
Maps‑‑Abbott coll.
Maps‑‑AT&SF maps & drawings (Chronological)
Maps‑‑AT&SF maps & drawings (Geographical)
Maps‑‑AT&SF maps & drawings (Shelflist)
Maps—Candidates for secure storage
Maps‑‑Depository (Federal)
Maps—Gieseman collection at Lecompton Historical Society
Maps‑‑Index to road maps
Maps‑‑Lewis & Clark trail
Maps—Museum exhibit (2012)
Maps‑‑Mus. object worksheets (Maps at sites)
Maps‑‑On exhibit at Museum
Maps--Panoramic views (Lithographs)—Kansas
Maps--USGS quads database
Maps‑‑Washburn, George‑‑Drawings
Maps—Werner, Morris. Pioneer trails from U.S. land surveys
Microfilm‑‑MS 399‑402‑‑Jesuit mission & college
Microfilm notes
Midwest Archives Conference
Military organization
Museum dept.
NPS [National Park Service]‑‑Trails & forts study (Sen. Kassebaum's bills)

Box 3

OCLC (BCR) training
OPACs [On-line public access catalogs]
Organization charts
Orientation notes
Originals‑‑Map cataloging notes
Politicians' papers
Position description
Potential acquisitions
Pro-active collecting
Quarterly finding aids: FY99 Q4
Quarterly finding aids: FY2000 Q1
Record of events (order of battle): Kansas units
Reference service
RLDS Kansas records
SMART (Statewide Management, Accounting, and Reporting Tool)
Staff Orientation Talks
Strategic planning
Summer teachers' seminar—1998
Surveys, Collection
Talks—Mss. Relating to Native Americans
Talks—Sources on Frontiers in History (History Day, 2000)
Topical reference
United States attorneys & marshals
USDC (Kansas) Court officers
White (William Allen) house, Emporia
Wolfenbarger & McCulley worksheets
Woman's Relief Corps

Space Required/Quantity: 4.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Assistant Curator of Manuscripts : Subject Files

Titles (Other):

  • Subject files [Portion of title]

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Files kept by Robert L. Knecht, assistant manuscripts curator and curator of maps, 1979–2015. Most of the files refer to projects for which he was responsible or shared responsibility. Subjects include the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH); Country School Legacy exhibits; film series; the Lela Barnes Archival Internship; the Memorial Building; various grant & cataloging projects; the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway records project; the State archives; architectural drawings; his service on advisory committees for the Johnson County (Kan.) & Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, Kan.) archives and as a member, committee chair, & officer of Kansas City Area Archivists; manuscripts; maps; microfilm; originals of forms & other documents; finding aids produced by quarters; and talks given. Types of records include memoranda and correspondence, cataloging worksheets, personnel information, and handwritten annotations.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • 1980-[ca. 1991], 1 ft. (1 box)
  • 1995-2015 : secondary files

Related Records or Collections

Other Finding Aid/Index: Box contents list inside each box.

Related materials: Kansas State Historical Society. Library and Archives Division. Correspondence (assistant ms.) curator, 1977-1990, 0.6 ft. (2 boxes), http://www.kshs.org/archives/192769

Index Terms


    American Association for State and Local History
    Kansas State Historical Society. Library and Archives Division -- Records and correspondence
    Archival materials -- Management
    Museum exhibits -- Kansas

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Kansas State Historical Society. Library and Archives Division. Manuscripts.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Portions may be restricted: KSA 45-221(A)(1)(3)(4)

Restrictions: Restrictions are identified on folders.