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Sidney Clarke letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P226

Overview

Sidney Clarke was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts on October 16, 1831. He was the editor and publisher of the Southbridge Press from 1853 to 1857. He emigrated to Kansas in 1858 and settled at Shawnee. He became a member of the state legislature in 1862 and was a United States Representative at Large, 1865-1871. The collection includes three letters to Charles Lanman, editor of Dictionary of the U.S. Congress (1858), and a portrait of Clarke at RH MS-P P226.

Dates

  • 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

RH MS P226

Physical Location

RH MS-P P226

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Mary Bromsen, 1974

Title
Guide to the Sidney Clarke Collection
Subtitle
Sidney Clarke letters
Author
Finding aid prepared by lgg 1974; rev. nb 1991; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoded by rw 2008, 2008
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4232081934
Preferred citation
Sidney Clarke Collection, RH MS P226, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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