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G. W. Paddock diary transcript

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P857
Overview This transcript of the diary of Methodist Episcopal minister George W. Paddock chronicles his journey from New York State to Kansas Territory in 1857 and his traveling ministry in the territory to 1861. Transcribed from Paddock's 149-page diary in holdings of the Kansas State Historical Society, it contains his descriptions of frontier life, the settlers and Native Americans to whom he preached, the many settlements which he visited, and hostilities in the territory's free-state conflict. ...
Dates: 1857-1861, 1901

Signal Oak photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P160
Overview

This collection consists of a single photograph of the "Signal Oak," a tree north of Baldwin, Kansas on the Barricklaw farm used to hang signal lanterns in times of danger in the Big Hill and Blue Mound areas during the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri. S.C. Barricklaw is also featured in the photograph, and there is a news clipping associated with the image.

Dates: undated, before 1914?

Stewart-Lockwood family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 114
Overview

This collection contains the family papers of the Stewart family of Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Lockwood family of Baldwin, Kansas, covering a period of almost one hundred years, 1852-1950. These families were predominantly professionally oriented, including teachers, ministers, and farmers.

Dates: 1852 - 1950

William Cyrus Howard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 117
Overview

William C. Howard, the principal correspondent of the Howard family papers and records, was a Civil War veteran who divided his life after the war between his birthplace in Brown County, Ohio and land he owned and farmed in Kansas, particularly near Baldwin City, Douglas County. The papers in the collection pertain to Howard family affairs, the management of land holdings, and financial matters.

Dates: 1827 - 1970

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Duncan, Marilyn H. 1
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Howard, Alfred Stephenson, 1874-1961 1
Howard, Catharine Groh, 1860-1947 1