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Emily Isabelle Combes letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P460

Overview

A typed transcription of letters written by Emily Isabelle Combes in 1871 to her fiance in Ohio. Combes moved to Rice County, Kansas, with her father where they homesteaded. Her letters describe pioneer life on the prairie, relations between white settlers and Native Americans, buffalo hunts, prairie fires, and other experiences she had in Kansas.

Dates

  • April 21, 1871 to December 17, 1871

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

RH MS P460

Title
Guide to the Emily Isabelle Combes Collection
Subtitle
Emily Isabelle Combes letters
Author
Finding aid prepared by lt, 1982. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8668942024
Preferred citation
Emily Isabelle Combes letters, RH MS P460, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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