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Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931


Found in 3 Records:

Letters from Sara Robinson

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P141

Sara Robinson's letters to Phebe Stone, her sister-in-law, were written while her husband Charles Robinson was in California. Her letters to Frank Blackmar mention a history written about the University of Kansas, events at the University, books about Kansas, property holdings and taxes, and farm management and expenses.

Dates: 1850 - 1909

Papers of Charles Robinson

Call Number: RH MS 38

The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.

Dates: 1836 - 1911

Personal Papers of Frank Blackmar

Call Number: PP 53
Overview Blackmar was a professor and the first Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Kansas from 1889-1929. This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence of Blackmar and his second wife, Kate Nicholson and her family members. The collection also includes the correspondence of Sara T.D. Robinson dealing with Bleeding Kansas, which was given to Blackmar in his role as executer for and biographer of her husband, Dr. Charles L. Robinson, first Governor of Kansas. The...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

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Farm management -- Records and correspondence 1
Kansas -- Constitution 1
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
Kansas -- History -- Historiography 1
Land use -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1