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Letter about early days in Wyandotte County.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P216


Sibyl S. McDonald describes the early settlement of Wyandotte County, Kansas and explains the U.S. government reparations to the Delaware Native Americans in 1972 for lands taken in 1854 when Kansas territory opened to Euro-American settlement.


  • Creation: 1972


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 Sibyl S. McDonald

Sibyl S. McDonald is part Delaware. Her white ancestors, the Grinters, were the first white settlers in Wyandotte County.


1 folder (5 pieces in 1 folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS P216

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Written for the Kansas Collection by Sibyl S. McDonald

Guide to the Sibyl S. McDonald Collection
Letter about early days in Wyandotte County
Finding aid prepared by kpz, 22 October 1973. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Sibyl S. McDonald collection, RH MS P216, 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