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Letters of Sallie J. Williams

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P188

Overview

Letters written to Sallie Williams from a daughter, her husband J.F. Williams, and other various relatives.

Dates

  • 1873 - 1896

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Sallie J. Williams

Sallie Williams was the wife of John Farmer Williams who worked with the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at the Darlington Indian Agency in Indian Territory.

Extent

2 folders (25 items + 1 folder)

Scope and Contents

The first few letters are from their daughter who was staying with an aunt in Garnett, Kansas to learn household management and to go to school. Letters from J. F. Williams to his wife are written on two trips, the first with some Arapahos to Topeka to testify in court concerning a murder case, and the second with representative Arapahos to Washington to meet Pres. Grant. The remaining letters are addressed to Sallie Williams from other relatives and discuss family affairs, household management, the Chicago World's Fair, and general conditions of the times.

Physical Location

RH MS P188

Physical Location

RH MS-P P188

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift. Maude Arnett, Lawrence, 1952.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Sallie J. Williams Collection
Subtitle
Letters of Sallie J. Williams
Author
Finding aid prepared by kpz 11 April 1973; mg, 2004; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004; revised by skt, 2010
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4061433478
Preferred citation
Sallie J. Williams Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P188, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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