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Isely family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 7
Overview

Correspondence and family records from the Christian H. Isely family, Swiss immigrants who settled in Brown County, Kansas soon after the area opened for settlement.

Dates: 1849 - 1943

Kansas Public School Diploma Awarded to Pansy, a Brown County, Kansas pony.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P782
Overview This Kansas public school diploma was awarded to Pansy, a piebald pony who for twenty-two years carried the children of Tom and Flora Hart to school in the Padonia Township of Brown County, Kansas. Pansy received her diploma with the Brown County Common School's 8th grade graduates of 1932, sharing the platform with other members of the class. Donated by one of the Hart children, Thelma Hart Berkley, the collection includes photocopies of the 1932 commencement program and of news articles...
Dates: September 24, 1931; 1932

Ole J. Olsen photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 83
Overview

This collection includes glass plate negatives from the Olsen family farm and the Concord Schoolhouse near Horton, Brown County, Kansas. The photographs were taken by Ole J. Olsen. All negatives have corresponding prints made after Spencer Research Library received the collection.

Dates: approximately 1900-1910?