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John A. Halderman correspondence and documents

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P57

Overview

Halderman was private secretary to A. H. Reeder, 1st governor of Kansas Territory. The letters deal with early Kansas Territory and State politics and government, land values and taxes, and some personal affairs.

Dates

  • 1854 - 1894

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Some of the items are photocopies (negative) of originals in the Virginia Historical Society, and that society holds all literary and duplication rights to those items.

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

Biography of Halderman, John A.

Halderman was private secretary to A. H. Reeder, 1st governor of Kansas Territory; secretary of the first territorial council; probate judge of Leavenworth County; major of the 1st Regiment of Kansas Infantry; appointed provost-marshal-general of Army of the West by Nathaniel Lyon; major-general of the northern division of Kansas state forces; member of both houses of Kansas legislature; consul general in Siam.

Extent

7 folders (61 items)

Scope and Contents

The letters deal with early Kansas Territory and State politics and government, land values and taxes, and some personal affairs. The documents are shares in early Kansas town associations.

Some of the items are photocopies (negative) of originals in the Virginia Historical Society.

Physical Location

RH MS P57

Immediate Source of Acquisition

7 items purchased from M. M. Bromsen, October, 1962. Others unknown gift copies from Virginia Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the John A. Halderman Collection
Subtitle
John A. Halderman correspondence and documents
Author
kpz 27 October 1972; mg 2004;
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0682593865
Preferred citation
John A. Halderman Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P57 , Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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