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Harris Family correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P307

Overview

This collection of correspondence includes letters by the Harris family from relatives living in St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri as well as Colorado.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1906

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.

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.

Extent

1 folder (24 items)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Physical Location

RH MS P307

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. L. Fossum, March, 1977

Title
Guide to the Harris Family Collection
Subtitle
Harris Family correspondence
Author
lgg 8 April 1977 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/10407/5119453955
Preferred citation
Harris Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P307, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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