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)
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