Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930
Found in 8 Records:
Collection contains five pieces of general correspondence from Curtis to constituents during his years as senator and Vice-President. Also, within the collection is a program of a memorial service for Curtis held in 1951 with an attached letter from his daughter to a friend.
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.
Evidence in the Haystack Murder Cases in No Man's Land [Indian Territory], resulting from the county seat contest in Stevens County, Kansas. Washington, D. C. Bound with letters from C. M. Horton, Examiner; T. W. Johnson, Foreman of the Grand Jury; S. Taliaferro, U.S. Attorney; Richard Olney, U.S. Attorney; and James M. Hill.
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.
The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.
This collection consists of letters and notes from Samuel F. Tappan sent to William E. Connelley regarding Tappan's involvement with and recollection of the territorial border wars in Kansas. The letters were written a half-century after the fact.
Correspondence, research notes, interviews, manuscript drafts, and photographs, covering the years 1883-1914, from an early Kansas historian.