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Amos Adams Lawrence correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P84

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1846 - 1878

Creator

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 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.

Extent

2 folders (10 items)

Physical Location

RH MS P84

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Granger letter presented by "the Granddaughters of Francis Granger". Others unknown.

Separated Materials

See also Lawrence, Amos Adams for further Correspondence (RH MS D76).

Title
Guide to the Amos Adams Lawrence Collection
Subtitle
Amos Adams Lawrence correspondence
Author
kpz 26 December 1972; 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/10407/2764505138
Preferred citation
Amos Adams Lawrence Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P84, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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