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Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.)


Found in 5 Records:

Charles Stough papers

Call Number: RH MS 894
Overview Charles D. Stough was a prominent member of the Lawrence, Kansas community. This collection consists of his papers from his time as city attorney, as well as material related to his leadership with the Kansas and Douglas County American Revolution Bicentennial Commissions and involvement with the Douglas County Historical Society, his work with Save the Tallgrass Prairie, In. (STP) and the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), and materials related to the Lawrence Friends of...
Dates: 1919 - 1988

Diaries of John H. Eibest

Call Number: RH MS 1343

John Henry Eibest was a farmer in Grant Township in Douglas County, near Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains 51 diaries and associated documents pertaining to the farm, property, and life of John Eibest.

Dates: 1880 - 1939

Douglas County Historical Society manuscript collections

Call Number: RH MS 84

The Douglas County Historical Society was organized in 1933 by a group headed by Professor F. N. Raymond of the University of Kansas. This collection consists of manuscript and printed materials from a variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations associated with the history of Douglas County, Kansas, from its territorial settlment period of the 1850s through much of the 20th century, deposited by the Douglas County Historical Society with the Spencer Research Library.

Dates: approximately 1789-1980s

Scrapbooks, Kansas Crop and Weather Reports

Call Number: RH MS D219

Scrapbooks containing typed diary-type accounts, letters, and newspaper clippings pertaining to crop and weather conditions in Kansas and the southwest region during the early 1900s.

Dates: 1901 - 1921

Torah texts from Leviticus through Deuteronomy

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: MS J1:2

Appears to be the second half of a Torah text, for Old Testament chapters Leviticus viii, 24 through the end of Deuteronomy.

Dates: [not after 1830]

Additional filters:

Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 2
Bible. Old Testament 1
Cemeteries -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Church buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Crops and climate -- Kansas 1