Signal Oak photograph
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.
- Creation: 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.
Language of Materials
RH PH P160
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from RH S106.
- Guide to the Signal Oak Collection
- Signal Oak photograph
- Finding aid prepared for cmp, 2021. Finding aid encoded by cmp, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Signal Oak photograph, RH PH P160, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.