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Woodcock family papers

Call Number: RH MS 729


The Woodcock family papers collection consists mainly of letters from and to Reverend Harry Edwin Woodcock, his relatives and his friends, as well as genealogical information. Woodcock founded a church on the Delaware reservation at Tonganoxie, Kansas, and served as pastor for over a decade. In 1881, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas where he joined Plymouth Church. He settled in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1886.


  • Creation: 1800 - 1993


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


8.25 Linear Feet (17 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 729

Physical Location

RH MS Q174

Physical Location

RH MS R157

Other Finding Aids

For a detailed list of the contents of Boxes 6-15: ksrl.kc.woodcockharry.pdf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Forrest Budd, 1997

Additional Information

Lizzie Woodcock married Presley Budd. Nellie Woodcock married Charles Upton.

Guide to the Harry Edwin Woodcock Family Collection
Woodcock family papers
Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2006; revised by, cl 2010; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by jtf, 2006; revised by skt, 2010
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Preferred citation
Harry Edwin Woodcock family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 729, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States