Blood-Hasselman family papers
Ida (Blood) Hasselman was the daughter of Colonel James Blood (1819-1891), a prominent early settler of Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains photographs and manuscripts regarding the Blood family.
- Creation: 1860s-1910, undated
- Hasselman, Ida, 1853-1938 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Ida Blood-Hasselman
Ida (Blood) Hasselman was the daughter of Colonel James Blood (1819-1891), a prominent early settler of Lawrence, Kansas, and his wife Ezra. The Bloods came to territorial Kansas in 1854, James Blood acting as an agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company.
Ida Blood grew up in Lawrence and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1874 as a science major. She married Watson J. Hasselman on October 31, 1877 and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where she lived until her death.
.25 Linear Feet (1 document case (13 folders))
Language of Materials
RH MS P399
RH MS-P P399
The photographs and manuscript material were donated to the American Museum of Natural History by Ida Blood Hasselman's son (Victor Masur Hasselman). The Museum later donated them to the KU Library in 1961.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Jack McCormick on behalf of the American Museum of Natural History, Feb. 1961.
- Guide to the Blood-Hasselman Collection
- Blood-Hasselman family papers
- Finding aid prepared by nb,1991. Finding aid encoded by rw 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Blood-Hasselman collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P399, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas