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Civil War letters and Quantrill Ribbon

Call Number: RH VLT MS 1388


The collection consists of two letters on the subject of William Clarke Quantrill, though not specifically his raid on Lawrence, Kansas. The collection also includes a ribbon from a reunion in honor of the survivors of Quantrill's raid and one issue of the Lafayette Daily Journal of Indiana, dated June 6, 1856, which includes an article about Kansas.


  • 1856, 1862, 1883

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


.5 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 oversize folder)

Physical Location

RH VLT MS 1388

Physical Location

RH MS R388

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, W.M. Stalcup, 2013.

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Civil War letters and Quantrill Ribbon collection, RH Vlt MS 1388, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States