Hammond family papers
The Hammond family papers consists of genealogical records of a long time Junction City, Kansas family.
- 1928 - 1987
- Hammond, Mervyn E., 1933- (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 Hammond Family
Joseph C. Hammond was born in 1866 in Mississippi to Pascal and Elizzie Hammond. He married Mary Johnson, daughter of Alexander and Hannah Johnson and a Junction City, Kansas native; the couple had fourteen children. Joseph Hammond died in 1935; Mary died in 1946.
In 1928, Joseph and Mary's ninth child, Robert, married Verna Mae Johnson. Robert (1905-1978) and Verna Mae had six children: Robert, Sharon, Mervyn, Aletha, James, and Vernon. Mervyn Hammond (b. 1933) married Laurette Starnes in 1954; the couple had two children, Mervyn Jr. (b. 1955) and LaTrisha (b. 1964). Mervyn Jr. and Rose Mary (Walls) married in 1974 and have 10 children.
1 folder (+ 1 box)
Language of Materials
Scope and Contents
The Hammond family papers, which date from 1928-1987, consist of a single folder of genealogical materials and 10 folders of family photographs. The photographs are arranged in genealogical order and they are located at RH MS-P P706.
RH MS P706
RH MS-P P706
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Nancy Miller, 1988.
Gift, Mervyn E. Hammond, 1990.
- Guide to the Hammond Family Collection
- Hammond family papers
- Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2006; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2006, revised by mbw, 2009.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
- Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Hammond Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P706, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States