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Henry Martyn Dexter correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P18

Overview

This collection contains letters to Horace James, dating from 1843-1845 and 1852-1857.

Dates

  • 1843-1845, 1852-1857

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.

Biography of Henry Martyn Dexter

Dexter and James were close friends from before Dexter's student days at Andover Theological Seminary. The friendship continued as both became prominent in the Congregationalist Church. They were also active abolitionists and interested in the development of the emigrant movement to Kansas Territory.

For biographical data on Henry Martyn Dexter see Dictionary of American Biography. v al. v. Horace James (1818-1875) was an active abolitionist, later Superintendent of Negro Affairs in North Carolina, ca. 1864.

Extent

1 folder (15 items)

Physical Location

RH MS P18

Title
Guide to the Henry Martyn Dexter Collection
Subtitle
Henry Martyn Dexter correspondence
Author
lgg 1972; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
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Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0716723555
Preferred citation
Henry Martyn Dexter Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P18, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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