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Signal Oak photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P160

Overview

This collection consists of a single photograph of the "Signal Oak," a tree north of Baldwin, Kansas on the Barricklaw farm used to hang signal lanterns in times of danger in the Big Hill and Blue Mound areas during the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri. S.C. Barricklaw is also featured in the photograph, and there is a news clipping associated with the image.

Dates

  • undated, before 1914?

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

RH PH P160

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from RH S106.

Title
Guide to the Signal Oak Collection
Subtitle
Signal Oak photograph
Author
Finding aid prepared for cmp, 2021. Finding aid encoded by cmp, 2021.
Date
2021-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9488054672
Preferred citation
Signal Oak photograph, RH PH P160, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

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