Letters of Jerome Pitney
Jerome Pitney (1840-1902) was a farmer and rancher in La Clede, Kansas. Born in Saratoga, New York, Pitney came to Kansas in 1880 and developed an exceptionally large ranch. This collection includes five letters written by Pitney, including four to his brother Charles, concerning his life in Kansas.
- Pitney, Jerome, 1840-1902 (Person)
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Biography of Jerome Pitney
Jerome Pitney (1840-1902) was a farmer and rancher in La Clede, Kansas. Born in Saratoga, New York, Pitney came to Kansas in 1880 and developed an exceptionally large ranch. Pitney was married to Elizabeth Owen in 1866, and had two children, Walter and Arthur.
2 folders (Letters)
Language of Materials
RH MS P908
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 2009
- Guide to the Jerome Pitney Collection
- Letters of Jerome Pitney
- Finding aid prepared by bhm, 2012; Finding aid encoded by bhm, 2012; eear 2012
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Jerome Pitney Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P908, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States