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Joseph M. Reed letters

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D206


This collection consist of eight letters of Joseph M. Reed dated from 1858 to 1863, and compiled by Evelyn L. Harmon and Glenn E. L. Slining in 1977.


  • 1858 - 1863


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 Joseph M. Reed

Joseph M. Reed was born August 10, 1834? in LaPorte, Indiana. In May, 1855, he married Mary Ann Bestwick and they later moved to Kansas. Reed died in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1864.


1 volume (23 pages, 29cm. Photocopy of holograph.)

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Scope and Contents

This volume was put together by Evelyn Lewis Harmon, Downey, California, and Glenn Ellen Lewis Slining, Brea, California. The letters were written by Reed between 1858 and 1863, from Kansas, to members of his family. Also included is a biography of Reed and genealogical information.

Physical Location

RH MS D206

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Evelyn Lewis Harmon and Glenn Lewis Slining, 1977.

Guide to the Joseph M. Reed Collection
Joseph M. Reed letters
nu November 1977; rev. ecs February 1981 amh 2004
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Preferred citation
Joseph M. Reed Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS D206, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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