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Carmen D. Valentino. American Historical Manuscripts


Found in 2 Records:

George I. Walker diaries

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH MS P939_1]
Call Number: RH MS P939
Overview This collection consists of 7 small Pierce's Memorandum and Account Books filled in by teenager George I. Walker with a daily accounting of his life from late September 1885 to late December 1886. In March 1886 Walker's family moved from the Yorktown, Iowa area to Ness County, Kansas. Topics in Walker's diary include the weather, what family and friends were doing, and what Walker did on a daily basis. His typical activities included farm work, attending writing school, visiting with...
Dates: September 29, 1885 - December 27, 1886

R.H. Gandiven and R. Hugoboom photographs

Call Number: RH PH 547(f)

This collection of 24 large mounted photographs by Kansas photographers R.H. Gandiven and R. Hugoboom were taken between 1883-1884. The photographs depict pioneer families and their homesteads in the following Kansas counties: Clay, Jewell, McPherson, Mitchell, Ottawa, and Saline. Subjects include early pioneer houses and farmsteads, family groups, landscapes, and individual portraits. All but three of the photographs have identifying captions on the reverse side.

Dates: 1883 - 1884

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Agriculture -- Kansas -- Pictorial works 1
Families -- Kansas -- Pictorial works 1
Ness County (Kan.) 1
Page County (Iowa) 1