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A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D64

Overview

This volume contains an essay written by Robert Hackenberg which chronicles the history and development of the town of Nicodemus located in Graham County. Nicodemus was one of the first black colonies established in the state of Kansas after the Emancipation Proclamation.

Also included in the back of the volume are three newspaper clippings from 1959 about the town of Nicodemus and its inhabitants. Two of the clippings relate the history of the town through the 1950s. The third clipping is an article by William Mzhickteno about Veryl Switzer, a descendant of the early Nicodemus colony and former halfback at Kansas State University.

Dates

  • 1918

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 volume (10 pages; 28 cm. ) : Includes newspaper clippings.

Physical Location

RH MS D64

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from Kb H1 16 H115

Title
Guide to the Robert Hackenberg Collection
Subtitle
A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings
Author
jss 9/82 mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9726962509
Preferred citation
Robert Hackenberg Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS D64, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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