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Lease agreements for land in the Osage Reservation, Indian Territory and related correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 514
Overview

Contractual agreements and related notes and correspondence concerning lease of land in the Osage Reservation of Indian Territory (Oklahoma) for purposes of cattle grazing and oil and gas exploration. Includes agreements with Independence, Kansas banker Henry Vernon Foster and with Crane & Larimer (Independence, Kansas).

Dates: 1883 - 1896

Samuel Clarke Pomeroy letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P121
Overview The letters were written during the time Pomeroy was senator and deal with the following topics: biographical information for the Congressional Directory; requests for publications to be sent to individuals; and a reference letter. The majority of the letters concern moving the U.S. Land Office from Independence, Kansas, to Neodesha. In later correspondence he refutes charges by D. R. Anthony that he bought votes or received compensation from Neodesha and resents the committee set up to...
Dates: 1861 - 1873

Verlean Tidwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1286
Overview

The Verlean Tidwell family papers are those of an African American family from Independence, Kansas. The papers document the family of Verlean and Harry Tidwell and their children Charles, Winfred, Cornelius, John Edgar, and Linda.

Dates: 1917 - 2014