Lines family papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consistes of materials relating to Charles Burrill Lines and his son, Edward C.D. Lines, early settlers of Wabaunsee, Kansas (also known as the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony); articles about Wabaunsee, one of which was written by the great granddaughter of E.C.D. Lines; and 13 issues of the Wabaunsee County Truth, 1925-1937.
- 1867 - 1937
- Lines (Family : Kansas) (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Charles Burrill Lines
Charles Burrill Lines, great-grandfather of Katherine Jackson (donor of the collection, was the president of the Connecticut Kansas Colony also known as the Beecher Bible & Rifle Colony when they left Connecticut to emigrate to Kansas in March 1856 to establish an anti-slavery settlement in Kansas at Wabaunsee (then spelled "Waubonsa"). He served in state government and was a regent of the University of Kansas from 1864-1867.
3 folders (17 items)
RH MS P480
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Katherine Burt Jackson, 3/83
- Guide to the Lines Family Collection
- Lines family papers
- sfw 3/83 mg 2004
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Lines Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P480, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas