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Manuscript, "A Night of Terror"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P241

Overview

A night of terror. The recounting of events told by the widow of Duncan Allison, concerning Quantrill's Raid.

Dates

  • 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography Of Isadora August (Johnson) Allison

Mrs. Allison was a widow of Duncan Allison who died in Quantrill's Raid, August 21, 1863.

Extent

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.

Physical Location

RH MS P241

Custodial History

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
Title
Guide to the Isadora August (Johnson) Allison Collection
Subtitle
Manuscript, "A Night of Terror"
Status
Completed
Author
kpz, 1974; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0341296931
Preferred citation
Isadora August (Johnson) Allison Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P241, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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