Manuscript, "A Night of Terror"
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P241
A night of terror. The recounting of events told by the widow of Duncan Allison, concerning Quantrill's Raid.
- Allison, Isadora Augusta Johnson (Person)
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Biography Of Isadora August (Johnson) Allison
Mrs. Allison was a widow of Duncan Allison who died in Quantrill's Raid, August 21, 1863.
1 folder (15 pages, 28 cm.) : Photocopy of handwritten manuscript.
Scope and Contents
Mrs. Allison relates the events of the following Sunday, the mass funeral ceremony and burial, and a false alarm issued that Quantrill was coming again.
RH MS P241
Original given to the Lawrence Public Library by William A. Sumner, Jr, great-grandson of Duncan Allison, 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Lawrence Public Library
- Guide to the Isadora August (Johnson) Allison Collection
- Manuscript, "A Night of Terror"
- kpz, 1974; mg 2004
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Isadora August (Johnson) Allison Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P241, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas