Correspondence and miscellaneous items regarding the cannon "Old Sacramento"
Includes material about the cannon called "Old Sacramento", and a cannonball believed to be one from the cannon which was presented to the University by Claude L. Darbe in 1960. The cannon ball was found on a farm by Bert E. Darbe in 1895, the site of the old town of Franklin. There is also a brief history on the cannon's use in a pro-slavery attack on Lawrence in the spring of 1856.
- 1960 - 1961
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1 folder (21 items)
Language of Materials
RH MS P251
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Kansas Collection Accession Records
- Guide to the "Old Sacramento" Collection
- Correspondence and miscellaneous items regarding the cannon "Old Sacramento"
- mg 7 January 1975 mg 2004
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"Old Sacramento" Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P251, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States