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Papers concerning the Highland Presbyterian Mission

Call Number: RH MS 134


Papers concerning Highland Presbyterian Mission for the Iowa, Sac and Fox Indians, Highland, Kansas.


  • Other: 1841 - 1962


Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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Biography of Irvin, Samuel M.

Samuel M. Irvin and his wife were early missionaries who traveled from Pennsylvania to Kansas Territory in 1837 and remained to establish a mission for the Iowa, Sac and Fox Indians. The Irvin family remained in Highland, Kansas after the mission was closed.


8 folders (76 items)

Physical Location

RH MS 134

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Irvin family, 1964

Separated Materials

For additional information concerning the Highland Mission see the Manuscript accession file under the heading, "Ioway Mission. Highland, Kansas. Account book, 1837-1845."

Guide to the Samuel M. Irvin Collection
Papers concerning the Highland Presbyterian Mission
jma 10 April 1973 mg 2004
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Samuel M. Irvin Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 134, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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