The Leon K. Hughes Photography Collection is a chronicle of African American family and community life in Wichita, Kansas from the late 1940s through the 1970s.
The Pennell Collection consists of more than 30,000 glass plate negatives that represent the life work of Joseph J. Pennell, a successful commercial studio photographer who worked in Junction City, Kansas, from the early 1890s to the early 1920s. This online collection is a special selection of 5,992 images.
Florence Nightingale letters held by the Clendening History of Medicine Library, University of Kansas Medical Center.
The Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Library, University of Kansas, houses and provides access to an extensive collection of Sanborn maps for 241 Kansas towns and cities covering a period from 1883 through the 1830s. With funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the maps from 1883 – 1922 are now digitally available.