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Daniel Vanderslice correspondence, receipts, and legal documents.

Call Number: RH MS 136


This collection comprises personal and business correspondence, receipts, and legal documents from 1826-1907. Also included are architectural plans and instructions for the building of a schoolhouse and a manuscript plat of Highland, Kansas, dated 1855.


  • Creation: 1826 - 1907


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 Daniel Vanderslice

Daniel Vanderslice was the general agent for the Great Nemaha Indian Agency from 1853-1861. The agency governed the activities of the Chickasaw, Iowa, Sac and Fox, and Kickapoo Native American tribes. Vanderslice also maintained contact with Samuel M. Irvin's Highland Mission, which served the Iowas, Sac and Fox tribes.


6 folders (71 items in 6 folders)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 136

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Irvin family, 1964.

Guide to the Daniel Vanderslice Collection
Daniel Vanderslice correspondence, receipts, and legal documents.
Finding aid prepared by jma, 10 April 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
Daniel Vanderslice collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 136, 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