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Mary MacKenzie letters

Call Number: RH MS P787


These six letters, received of San Francisco resident Mary MacKenzie, include five letters written from her husband John MacKenzie, a San Francisco stockbroker. He writes from LaHarpe (Allen County), Kansas regarding his activities and of various land and drilling interests there. His letters date from the fall of 1900 to spring 1901.


  • Creation: 1897 - 1901


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Biography of Mary MacKenzie

Mary MacKenzie was born in San Francisco, California about 1854 to Donald and Sarah McMillan, who were natives of Scotland. She married San Francisco stockbroker John MacKenzie, who was born in Scotland. They had two sons, Allister and Hugh.


1 folder ; 25 x 38 cm

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Physical Location

RH MS P787

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1999.

Guide to the Mary MacKenzie Collection
Mary MacKenzie letters
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007; eear, 2013
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Preferred citation
Mary MacKenzie Letters, RH MS P787, 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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