John D. Parker materials regarding the Kansas earthquake of April 24, 1867
Materials regarding the Kansas earthquake of April 24, 1867, gathered by John D. Parker. The scrapbook contains manuscripts, notes, and mounted clippings. Parker was a professor of natural science at Lincoln College in Topeka.
- Parker, John D., active 1867 (Person)
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1 volume (70 leaves in 1 volume) : Handwritten letters and mounted clippings ; 26cm
Language of Materials
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between John D. Parker, Frank H. Snow, B. F. Mudge, and Reverend Richard Cordley regarding the earthquake of April 24, 1867, which was experienced in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Illinois, Indiana and parts of Ohio.
Clippings are from regional newspapers and are identified. Also included is an article written by Parker on the earthquake and published in the American Journal of Science and Arts (January, 1868).
RH MS D96
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Frank H. Snow, 1929.
Transferred from KB H P222.
- Guide to the John D. Parker Collection
- John D. Parker materials regarding the Kansas earthquake of April 24, 1867
- Finding aid prepared by lgg, 13 September 1973. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
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John D. Parker Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS D96, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States