Brown, John, 1800-1859
Found in 14 Records:
This collection consists of news clippings collected by Sara Robinson, Charles Robinson's wife, and compiled into scrapbooks. The clippings treat the lives of Charles Robinson, John Brown, James H. Lane, and numerous others prominent in Kansas history. There is biographical information about Lawrence residents, local and regional history.
abolitionist : clippings / compiled by University of Kansas
The correspondence is almost exclusively between Ware and William E. Connelley. They discuss their various research and publications, personal and business matters, and on Kansas and national politics.
Elias Snyder, son of Ely Snyder, interview with William E. Connelley on the Marais des Cygnes Massacre, May 19th, 1858; William C. Quantrill; John Brown on the Snyder Claim; James Montgomery; Marshall Cleveland, and the last of the Jayhawkers. Lawrence, Kan., 1942.
The accounts in this collection relate to Reuben Randlett's experiences in the 1856 sacking of Lawrence, Kansas; his activities as a spy among the raiders; the Battle of Black Jack; the dissolution of the Free State legislature in Topeka on July 4, 1856; and Randlett's captivity by William C. Quantrill in 1862. The collection also includes a photograph of Randlett.
This collection consists of four letters from abolitionist John Brown.
This collection consists of copied and original correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other related materials regarding the life of Oscar Eugene Learnard, his family, and the early history of Lawrence, Kansas.
This collection consists of a single, three-page typescript reminiscence by Caroline Updegraff Parker, relating the experiences of her brother William W. Updegraff and her own family in Osawatomie, Kansas from 1855 to 1869, as well as a photograph of her brother William later in his life.
Account of the life of Frederick Brown by Samuel Lyle Adair and printed endorsement voucher, dated Leavenworth, KS.
A letter from S.N. (Samuel Newell) Simpson of Lawrence, Kansas to John Brown in Boston Massachusetts dated November 18, 1859, two weeks before Brown’s execution. Simpson sent a circular about the establishment of Monumental College in Kansas and a letter of explanation. The circular is the first edition, and second known copy of the solicitation for funds to establish a college in Kansas.
Relates experiences with John Brown at the Battle of Black Jack and other events from May to August of 1856 including disbanding the Free State Legislature on July 4. A short character sketch of Roe is included.
This collection is a single 8-page manuscript by "An American" commentating on John Brown, his activities preparatory to the raid on the armory at Harper's Ferry, and Franklin B. Sanborn's part in Brown's plans. This article does not seem to be complete.