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Letter and statement of ancestry by Dr. Joseph Brockway, Yankton (Harper County), Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P613


A letter and brief statement by Dr. Joseph Brockway of Yankton (Harper County), Kansas, giving a brief autobiographical sketch of his background, marriage, and children.


  • Creation: May 5, 1884


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Biography of Joseph Brockway, b. 1827.

Joseph Brockway was born on May 5, 1827 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. He attended the Ann Arbor Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and married on May 28, 1848. In the early years of his marriage, he and his wife and children resided in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. By 1884, they were residents of Yankton (Harper County), Kansas.


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Scope and Contents

A handwritten letter on two leaves, together with a brief separate statement on one leaf, by Dr. Joseph Brockway of Yankton (Harper County), Kansas, May 5, 1884, giving a brief sketch of his life. Brockway's letter is addressed to A. N. Brockway, written in response to the latter's request for autobiographical information.

Physical Location

RH MS P613

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1991

Guide to the Joseph Brockway Collection
Letter and statement of ancestry by Dr. Joseph Brockway, Yankton, Harper County, Kansas
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Joseph Brockway Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P613, 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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