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Call Number: RH MS P84
Overview This collection contains the correspondence of Amos Adams Lawrence, treasurer of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. The letters, to and from Lawrence, date from 1846-1878.
Dates: 1846 - 1878
Call Number: RH MS P46
Overview This collection consists of orrespondence and documents involving Charles H. Branscomb, agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company in territorial Kansas, dating from 1853-1886. Correspondents or individuals mentioned in the letters include James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893), Amos Adams Lawrence (1814-1886), Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), Charles Robinson (1818-1894), John Pierce St. John (1835-19140, and Charles Sumner (1811-1874).
Dates: 1853 - 1886
Call Number: RH MS P802
Overview These two letters of 1836 were written by Mary Richards, aunt of Amos Adams Lawrence, for whom Lawrence, Kansas and Lawrence College (Appleton, Wisconsin) are named. Richards' letters are to her brother Giles Richards, a prominent Ohio pioneer in textile manufacturing. She writes of the Richards family of Roxbury, Massachusetts, describing their mother's declining health and death, their brother George's residency in Paris, activities of their brother-in-law Amos Lawrence and nephew Amos, and...
Call Number: RH MS 38
Overview The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.
Dates: 1836 - 1911
Collection — Reel: 1-9
Call Number: RH MF 99
Overview This collection consists of microfilmed copies of the official records and correspondence of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, an organization founded to help individuals from the northeastern United States move to the newly opened Kansas territory in order to help the territory become a free state rather than a slaveholding state.
Dates: 1854 - 1909
Reduced photostat copies of correspondence selected from letter books in the Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS D76
Overview Correspondence selected from letter books in the Massachusetts Historical Society by Prof. Frank E. Melvin. Reduced photostats.
Dates: 1858 - 1868
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P87
Overview Letter addressed to "my dear Appleton", dated Milton, Massachusetts, October 15, 1940. The letter discusses the founding of Lawrence, and the naming of the town.
Dates: October 15, 1940
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 3
- Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Kansas -- Constitution 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Lecompton 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 1
- Prohibition -- Kansas 1
- Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) -- History 1 ∧ less
- New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
- Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 2
- Appleton, William, 1786-1862 1
- Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 1
- Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
- Booth, Edw. 1
- Branscomb, Charles H. 1
- Des Moines Valley Railroad Company 1
- George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
- Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
- Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
- Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852 1
- Lawrence, William, 1850-1941 1
- Melvin, Frank Edgar, 1881- 1
- Richards family 1
- Richards, Giles, 1792-1876 1
- Richards, Mary, 1798- 1
- Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 1
- University of Kansas 1 ∧ less