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Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27

Overview

Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.

Dates

  • 1872 - 1906

Creator

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 Lyman Underwood Humphrey

Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. Before entering politics he edited the South Kansas Tribune (Independence, Kansas) with W. T. Yoe from 1871-1873. He established a law practice in Independence in 1873. In 1876 he was elected to the House of Representatives in the Kansas Legislature and Lieutenant-Governor for an unexpired term, and in 1878 was elected to that office for a full term. Humphrey ran for election to Congress from the 3rd District (Independence, Kansas) in 1892, but lost. For additional biographical information see Portrait and Biographical Record of Southeastern Kansas ... Chicago, 1894.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box (325 items))

Scope and Contents

This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872, shortly after Humphrey arrived in Kansas, to 1906. There are 325 items which were arranged into four large groups.

Physical Location

RH MS 27

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed inventory is available at ksrl.kc.humphreylyman.ead.pdf
Title
Guide to the Lyman Underwood Humphrey Collection
Subtitle
Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia
Status
Completed
Author
nk, 1971; lgg 11 January 73; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/2935153603
Preferred citation
Lyman Underwood Humphrey Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 27 , Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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