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Letters to Robert H. Miller

Call Number: RH MS 193


Letters to Robert H. Miller, editor of the Liberty Tribune, Liberty, Missouri, together with other communications intended for publication. ca. 1840-1870.


  • Creation: approximately 1840-1870


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No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Administrative History ofThe Liberty Tribune.

The Liberty Tribune was a weekly newspaper founded in 1846 by Robert Hugh Miller in Liberty, Missouri. Staunchly Democratic politically, the newspaper circulated in Clay and surrounding counties in Missouri, and in southwestern Iowa. The newspaper was published until 1879.


2 boxes (21 folders (634 items))

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters and other written communications addressed to the editor of the Tribune, including announcements of meetings and social functions, manuscript ordinances, lists of voters, rewards and legal notices, business advertisements, obituaries, personal notices, and other miscellaneous items. The collection is arranged by subjects with correspondence filed chronologically within the subject. The bulk of the collection dated from the 1850's to 1870's.

Physical Location

RH MS 193

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Smoky Hills Bookseller, 1976.

Guide to the Robert Hugh Miller Collection
Letters to Robert H. Miller
eh, lgg March 1976; mg 2004
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Preferred citation
Robert Hugh Miller Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 193, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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