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Letters from Sara Robinson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P141
Overview

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.

Dates: 1850 - 1909

Papers of Charles Robinson

 Collection
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

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  • Language: English X
  • Names: University of Kansas X
  • Names: Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History X

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Farm management -- Records and correspondence 1
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Names
Booth, Edw. 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 1
New England Emigrant Aid Company 1