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Laurence Sickman Papers

Identifier: MSS-001

This collection contains correspondence, study materials, journals, address books, programs, memorabilia, teaching material, military documents and photographs and negatives documenting his personal, academic and professional life between 1930 and 1988, one item per year from 1848, 1856, 1859, 1898, 1901 and 1903, and a record book of personal finances contains entries from 1989 in someone else's handwriting.

Dates: 1848-1989; Majority of material found within 1932-1987

Paul Gardner Papers

Identifier: MSS-002

The first Director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from 1933-1953, Paul Gardner studied at Harvard's Fogg Art Museum and George Washington University. Gardner also served in the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corp during World War I and in the U.S. Army on the Arts and Monuments Commission in Italy and as Military Governor of the Italian island of Ischia, during World War II.

Dates: 1916-1950; Majority of material found within 1917-1932

Mary Atkins Collection

Identifier: MSS-003

This collection consists of two passports dated 1900 and 1902 and a trip expense journal maintained from 1897-1904.

Dates: 1897-1904

Laura Kirkwood Nelson Collection

Identifier: MSS-004

This collection consists of miscellaneous items belonging or related to Laura Nelson Kirkwood.

Dates: 1922-1944

Pearl Hobson Papers

Identifier: MSS-005

The Pearl Hobson Collection, dated 1924-1936, consists of photographs, postcards, diaries, newspaper clippings, a short story, and other miscellaneous material related primarily to her association with Native Americans.

Dates: 1924-1936

Jane Rosenthal Papers

Identifier: MSS-006
Abstract This collection contains a scrapbook entitled "My Book: Gallery Activities and Associates" that was apparently kept by Jane Rosenthal, an educator at the Museum, between 1938 and 1968. The bulk of the materials are clippings and photographs about the activities of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts (later the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) during World War II and the professional and personal experiences of its heavily female staff at that time, as...
Dates: 1938-1968; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Milton McGreevy Papers

Identifier: MSS-007

The papers of Milton McGreevy are dated 1944 through 1977 and consist primarily of correspondence, invoices, photographs, telegrams, art appraisals, and auction catalog entries.

Dates: 1944-1977

Mary Louise (Clifton) Womer Papers

Identifier: MSS-008

The Mary Louise (Clifton) Womer Papers contains correspondence, photographs, and a newspaper clipping related to her employment as the head of education at the Museum.

Dates: 1944-1992

Jeanne Harris Papers

Identifier: MSS-009

The Papers of Jeanne Harris, dated 1947 to 1987, consist primarily of maps, postcards, photographs, scholarly papers, a scrapbook, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1947-1987

Betty Jones Collection

Identifier: MSS-010

The Betty Jones Collection, dated 1972 to 2002, contains docent handbooks, lecture notes, tour scripts, and other materials that relate to Betty Jones’s twenty years as a Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art docent.

Dates: 1972-2002

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