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W.S. Coverston letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1356

Overview

The collection consists of letters and other correspondence, as well as poetry and other items, to and from W.S. Coverston and various friends and relatives, dating from 1868-1924. Topics in the letters include family, women, work, and health, among other interests. Main correspondents include W.S.'s brother J.H. [John] and his friend E.C. Montague.

Dates

  • 1868 - 1924

Creator

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 W.S. Coverston

W.S. Coverston lived and worked in several small towns in Kansas (Pittsburgh, Oswego, Bartlett, and Argonia, for example). Some correspondence to him is also addressed to Golden City, Missouri.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Physical Location

RH MS 1356

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Cheryl Harmon, 2014

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the W.S. Coverston Collection
Subtitle
W.S. Coverston letters
Author
Finding aid prepared by rr.
Date
2015-10-27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7849829402
Preferred citation
W.S. Coverston Collection, RH MS 1356, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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