Buggy Tracks by Bess Harrison
Buggy Tracks; A personal narrative of life in a small western Kansas town in the early 1900's, together with family photographs. Ft. Morgan, Colorado? 197-
- Between 1970 and 1978
- Harrison, Bess, 1885-1980 (Person)
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Biography of Harrison, Bess
Bess Manker grew up in the territories of Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. While living in Topeka, Kansas, she worked at the Oakland Woolen Mills and took a course in stenography. After graduating she went to Syracuse, Kansas where she got a job with George Downer, a lawyer. There she met and married Harrison. After her marriage she devoted her time to her family.
1 folder (166 leaves; Typewritten.)
Scope and Contents
The manuscript is an anecdotal account of life in and around Syracuse, Kansas between 1880 and 1940.
RH MS P355
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Bess Harrison, 1978.
- Guide to the Bess Harrison Collection
- Buggy Tracks by Bess Harrison
- smc 31 August, 1978 mg 2004
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Bess Harrison Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P355, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas