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Correspondence between Oscar G. Richards and William E. Connelley

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P136
Overview Richards and William Connelley corresponded about Kansas territorial history. Richards, who participated in the border wars between Kansas Territory and Missouri (1854-1861), recounted the events for Connelley, a historian. The letters, dated 1902-1909, were written approximately 50 years after the events. Connelley and Richards were specifically interested in detailing the border war involvement of Richards himself as well as James Lane, John Brown, William Quantrill, and Governor...
Dates: 1902 - 1909

Eugene Fitch Ware collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 154
Overview

The correspondence is almost exclusive between Ware and William E. Connelley. They discuss their various research and publications, personal and business matters, and on Kansas and national politics.

Dates: 1899 - 1911

Evidence in the Haystack Murder Cases

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D27
Overview

Evidence in the Haystack Murder Cases in No Man's Land [Indian Territory], resulting from the county seat contest in Stevens County, Kansas. Washington, D. C. Bound with letters from C. M. Horton, Examiner; T. W. Johnson, Foreman of the Grand Jury; S. Taliaferro, U.S. Attorney; Richard Olney, U.S. Attorney; and James M. Hill.

Dates: 1911

Interviews by William E. Connelley and letter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P131
Overview

The accounts in this collection relate to Reuben Randlett's experiences in the 1856 sacking of Lawrence, Kansas; his activities as a spy among the raiders; the Battle of Black Jack; the dissolution of the Free State legislature in Topeka on July 4, 1856; and Randlett's captivity by William C. Quantrill in 1862. The collection also includes a photograph of Randlett.

Dates: 1906 - 1916

James Henry Lane Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 28
Overview

The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.

Dates: 1841 - 1923

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  • Subject: Kansas -- History X
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