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George C. Angle papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 47

Overview

George C. Angle, a Republican politician from Bainesville, Kansas, was active as precinct organizer and minor political functionary in the Kansas Republican party. The collection contains correspondence, lists of voters, clippings, minutes of local political conventions, and similar materials.

Dates

  • 1874 - 1906

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 George C. Angle

Angle, a Republican politician from Bainesville, Kansas, was active as precinct organizer and minor political functionary in the Kansas Republican party. He entered politics in 1892 in North Osage Township, Bourbon County, remaining active in Republican circles until around 1906.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, lists of voters, clippings, minutes of local political conventions, and similar materials in five boxes. The correspondence includes family letters, letters from the Republican State Central Committee (Topeka) and the Bourbon County Central Committee (Fort Scott).

One group of family letters is from Sergeant Fred Clendening, Co. F, 20th Kansas Infantry, Manilla dating from 1898 to 1899. Other Angle correspondents include Justin DeWitt Bowersock, Joseph L. Bristow, J. J. Ingalls, Francis H. Snow, Preston B. Plumb, and others.

Physical Location

RH MS 47

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Smoky Hill Booksellers, 1958

Related Materials

Related printed materials, campaign posters, anti-Populist and free silver propaganda are cataloged separately. See Collection of Republican Party campaign literature and political ephemera, 1878-1902, RH H111.
Title
Guide to the George C. Angle Collection
Subtitle
George C. Angle papers
Author
lgg 4 April 1974 (revised); mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7372013689
Preferred citation
George C. Angle Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 47, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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