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Newspaper Clippings regarding J.H. Shimmons' version of the Lane Jenkins affair

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D231


J.H. Shimmons version of the Lane-Jenkins affair; the Jeffersonian Gazette, September 26-November 14, 1901. - Lawrence, Kansas ; Watson Library, 1943.


  • Creation: September 26 - November 14, 1901


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 J.H. Shimmons

J.H. Shimmons was a business partner of J.H. Lane in a Lawrence sawmill from 1856 through 1859.


1 volume (16 pages; 25 cm. Mounted newspaper clippings. )

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

This series of newspaper clippings is Shimmons first-person account of the events leading up to the shooting of Jenkins by Lane and the events which subsequently followed. The articles originally appeared in the Jeffersonian Gazette from September 26th through November 14th, 1901.

Physical Location

RH MS D231

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from Kb H2 L242sh

Guide to the J.H. Shimmons Collection
Newspaper Clippings regarding J.H. Shimmons' version of the Lane Jenkins affair
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
J.H. Shimmons Collection, RH MS D231, 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