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Lilly Harner Caldwell papers

Call Number: RH MS 1119


Lilly Harner Caldwell attended and taught in schools in Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas. These papers include some of her grade cards as a child and teacher contracts and certificates from the late 1890s as well as a photograph album.


  • Creation: 1887 - 1898


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Biography of Lilly Florence Harner Caldwell

Lilly Florence Harner was born March 23, 1872 and attended schools in Kingman, Kansas. Later, she also taught in schools there. She married Silas Dempsey Caldwell (1871-1923) and they had 4 children: Mabel Ann Caldwell Johnston (born 25 February 1902), Lester Merl Caldwell (born 1 May 1903), Mary Esther Caldwell Spaniol (born 28 May 1905) and Mildred Ruth Caldwell Crupper (born 5 March 1911). Lilly Harner Caldwell died 4 April 1946.


.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Physical Location

RH MS 1119

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Brian David Caldwell and Lin Fredericksen, 1990

Guide to the Lilly Harner Caldwell Collection
Lilly Harner Caldwell papers
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Lilly Harner Caldwell Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1119, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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