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John S. and Dan Dillon Casement papers and photographs

Call Number: RH MS 755


This collection contains letters and photographs of John S. and Dan Dillon Casement while they were engaged in construction in Central America. Many of the photographs relate to the building of the Costa Rican Pacific Railroad.


  • Creation: 1871 - 1979


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize box, 2 oversize folders)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 755

Physical Location

RH MS R160

Physical Location

RH MS-P 755

Physical Location

RH MS-P 755(f)

Custodial History

These materials were weeded from Kansas State University's Casement Collection in the late 1970s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, James C. Carey, 1998

Related Materials

Casement, Dan. Dan Dillon Casement : the abbreviated autobiography of a joyous pagan. Manhattan, KS: [no publisher identified], 1944. Available at Spencer Research Library at RH B1393.

Guide to the John S. and Dan Dillon Casement Collection
John S. and Dan Dillon Casement papers and photographs
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; revised by cl, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006
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John S. and Dan Dillon Casement papers, Kansas Collection, RH MS 755, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States