Letters of Sallie J. Williams
Letters written to Sallie Williams from a daughter, her husband J.F. Williams, and other various relatives.
- 1873 - 1896
- Williams, Sallie J. (Correspondent, Person)
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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.
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.
RH MS P188
RH MS-P P188
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift. Maude Arnett, Lawrence, 1952.
- Guide to the Sallie J. Williams Collection
- Letters of Sallie J. Williams
- Finding aid prepared by kpz 11 April 1973; mg, 2004; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004; revised by skt, 2010
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Sallie J. Williams Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P188, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries