Amos Adams Lawrence correspondence
This collection contains the correspondence of Amos Adams Lawrence, treasurer of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. The letters, to and from Lawrence, date from 1846-1878.
- 1846 - 1878
- Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 (Person)
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Biography of Amos Adams Lawrence
Lawrence was treasurer of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, which established the town of Lawrence, named after him. He gave $12,000 to help found a college at Lawrence, which eventually became part of the endowment of the state university.
2 folders (10 items)
RH MS P84
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Granger letter presented by "the Granddaughters of Francis Granger". Others unknown.
See also Lawrence, Amos Adams for further Correspondence (RH MS D76).
- Guide to the Amos Adams Lawrence Collection
- Amos Adams Lawrence correspondence
- kpz 26 December 1972; mg 2004
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Amos Adams Lawrence Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P84, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas