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Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division

Manuscript/Archives Collections - J to K

Some collections include an online finding guide, and the collection title will display as a blue hyperlink to the online guide.

Accession Number Status Code Collection Title Location
MA 89.7 U

JACKSON, ELIZABETH, SCRAPBOOK

1919 -1920; .5 cu. ft.
Student scrapbook from the College of Industrial Arts (now Texas Woman's University) in Denton, Texas. Photographs, programs, and ephemera.

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MA 88.19 I

JACOBIE COMPANY RECORDS

1925 - 1978. Dallas, Texas, tile manufacturer and distributor. Account ledgers, cashbooks, social security records, and sales records.

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MA 89.1 RC

JARY, WILLIAM E., COLLECTION

016.97642 J5784YD 1990
1936 - 1988. Forth Worth businessman and collector; handled public relations for 1936 Casa Manana at the Forth Worth Frontier Centennial. Newspaper clippings, brochures, and ephemeral items on Dallas and other Texas towns. Fort Worth materials are held by Special Collection, University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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MA 88.20 RC

JEFFERSON, TEXAS, SCRAPBOOK

016.97641 D145J 1988
1960s; .45 cu. ft.
Photographs, brochures, and typescript information about Jefferson's historic buildings and the Garden Club Pilgrimage.

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MA 83.19 RC

JOHNSON, HENRY F.C., CIVIL WAR LETTERS

016.97378 D145H 1986
1859 - 1913. Dallas County farmer and businessman who served as a first Lieutenant in the Sul Ross Brigade (1859 - 1865). Correspondence between Johnson and his wife during the war years, pension records, marriage certificate, and death certificates.

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MA 93.16 R

JONES, J. LAWRENCE, COLLECTION

1940s - 1970s
Original architectural drawings and blueprints for Dallas schools, apartments, homes, businesses, temple, churches, and other buildings that were constructed by J. Lawrence Jones (numerous drawings for Inwood Village stores).

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MA 62.1 RC

JONES, MARGO, COLLECTION (MA 4)

016.972 J5784D
1945 - 1960; 60 cu. ft.
Dallas, Texas, theater director. Margo Jones personal papers. Margo Jones Theater records, including correspondence, scripts, photographs, and reviews.

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MA 92.5 R

JUBILEE DALLAS COLLECTION

1991. Programs, publicity, and promotional materials related to the celebration of Dallas' 150th birthday.

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MA 92.7 U

JUNETEENTH COLLECTION

Photocopies. Items from the Texas/Dallas Collection pertaining to the celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.

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MA 01.4 RC

JUNIUS HEIGHTS HISTORICAL COLLECTION

Abstracts, plats, and photo.

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MA 86.24 U

KADEL COLLECTION

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MA 88.5 U

KAHN MATERIALS

1956 - 1964. Construction and consecration of the 1962 Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. Printed materials and samples of the building stone.

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MA 88.17 R

KENNEDY, JOHN F., ASSASSINATION COLLECTION

1960 - present. The Kennedy Assassination Collection includes a wide variety of materials related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Some of the items include a letter written by a passenger in the pilot car in the motorcade, transcripts of police communications on the day of the assassination, videos about the assassination and subsequent investigations, photographs, and over 1,000 publications related to the assassination.

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MA 87.17 U

KENNEDY, WILLIAM, COLLECTION

1913 - 1924. Forth Worth geologist. Geological reports on oil, gas, and other minerals in Texas; some reports on specific fields.

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MA 08.2 R

KENNEMER, C.E., COLLECTION

1926 - 1937. C.E. Kennemer was president and general manager of the Dallas Ice Company, board of director for various banks, and active in other business pursuits during the 1920s through the 1950s. The collection contains material relating to Kennemer's elevation to the board of directors of the National Bank of Commerce, correspondence concerning his Southwestern Life Insurance Company policy, as well as tax statements, pharmacy receipts, and headlight inspection certificates primarily from the mid 1920s to late 1930s. 1/4 linear ft.

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MA 97.3 RC

KENTUCKY CLUB OF DALLAS

1925 - 1985. Three scrapbooks outlining club activities and membership. One scrapbook commemorates the 50th anniversary of the club.

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MA 83.9 I

KERA TV ARTS PROGRAMS

1977 - 1980. 28 cu. ft.
Video tapes. Tapes of "Swank in the Arts" programs. Consult archivist regarding use: the Library does not own equipment capable of playing the original tapes, but some of the tapes have been converted to VHS.

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MA 07.4 RC

KESSLER STEVENS BOOK CLUB SCRAPBOOKS

1938 - 2006. Six scrapbooks detailing club activities and members.

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MA 85.9 U

KIRVEN, EUNICE, SCRAPBOOKS

c. 1939. Scrapbook of Kirven's school, music, club, and church activities; includes some State Fair items. Newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera.

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MA 86.11 RC

KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS COLLECTION

016.3662 D145K 1990
1942 - 1982. Burial association membership applications, correspondence, insurance records, and credit union records.

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MA 90.20 RC

KOCH, MRS. JOSEPH N., TRAVEL DIARIES

016.9104 K76YD 1990
1966 - 1983. Typescript memoirs of trips to Europe, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Canada, and the United States.

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MA 07.12 U

KUCERA, HENRY, COLLECTION

1930s. Henry Kucera began work in the city attorney's office in the mid 1920s and became City Attorney of Dallas in 1935. The collection consists of photographs and correspondence concerning Kucera's career, primarily in the 1930s. 1/4 linear ft.
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