Harris Family correspondence
This collection of correspondence includes letters by the Harris family from relatives living in St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri as well as Colorado.
- 1860 - 1906
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Administrative history of Harris Family
James A. Harris resided in San Diego with his family. He apparently was from an Illinois Quaker background. His father worked as a printer and book binder. In San Diego the younger Harris operated Harris Bookbinders.
1 folder (24 items)
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Scope and Contents
This collection of correspondence includes letters by the Harris family from relatives living in St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri as well as Colorado. Most of the letters related in detail the activities of the various family members. Primary correspondents include James A. Harris, Francis Harris, his wife, and Adelaide Harris, one of their daughters.
The collection is arranged chronologically.
RH MS P307
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Mrs. L. Fossum, March, 1977
- Guide to the Harris Family Collection
- Harris Family correspondence
- lgg 8 April 1977 mg 2004
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- Preferred citation
Harris Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P307, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States