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These clippings were collected by Sara Robinson, Charles Robinson's wife. The clippings treat the lives of Charles Robinson, John Brown, James H. Lane, and numerous others prominent in Kansas history. There is biographical information about Lawrence residents, local and regional history.
Sara Robinson's letters to Phebe Stone, her sister-in-law, were written while her husband Charles Robinson was in California. Her letters to Frank Blackmar mention a history written about the University of Kansas, events at the University, books about Kansas, property holdings and taxes, and farm management and expenses.
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.
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 2
- Farm management -- Records and correspondence 1
- Kansas -- Biography 1
- Kansas -- Constitution 1
- Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Kansas -- History -- Historiography 1
- Kansas -- Maps 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Scrapbooks -- Kansas 1
- Temperance 1
- Wyandotte (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 1 ∧ less
- Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 2
- Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 2
- University of Kansas 2
- Booth, Edw. 1
- Brown, John, 1800-1859 1