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John Lyttleton Dawson letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS P5
Overview

John Lyttleton Dawson (1813-1870), served in Congress as Democrat from Pennsylvania 1851-1855; declined appointment as Kansas territorial governor by President Pierce. Two letters from John Dawson, 1813-1870.

Dates: 1854, 1856

John Turner Miles collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 588
Overview

John Turner Miles owned and operated the Miles Funeral Home in Atchison, Kansas from 1927 until his death in 1971. His papers consist chiefly of diaries, dating from 1922 to 1958, which document Miles' personal life and business affairs as a mortician.

Dates: 1922 - 1976

Joseph A. Cody correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 8
Overview

This collection consists of Joseph Cody's letters to his wife, Elvira (Cable) Cody, and those received from other friends, arranged chronologically from 1854-1885. It also includes letters written by Elvira and those she received from friends prior to her marriage to Joseph, arranged chronologically from 1847-1853. Letters written by Elvira's father, Eleazer Cable, a nurseryman in Ohio concerned with the maintenance of the Cable nursery, are dated from 1837-1869.

Dates: 1837 - 1884

Josiah Miller papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 4
Overview

This collection contains the papers of Kansas free state activist Josiah Miller, dating from 1854-1870 and those of various members of his family, dating from 1840-1912.

Dates: 1840 - 1912

Journal and record of accounts of Royal Baldwin

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B71
Overview

Journal of Royal Baldwin, who from 1856 to 1858 was Indian agent to the Kickapoo Indians in Kansas Territory. Includes descriptions of his travels and meetings in council with the Kickapoo, their conditions, and statements of accounts for individual members of the tribe. Also includes receipts, memoranda, and other items. and

Dates: 1856 - 1860

Judge Deanell Reece Tacha Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1370
Overview

This collection contains the personal papers of Deanell Reece Tacha (including photographs, awards, plaques, videos, and CDs) from 1971-2011. Much of the material concerns her time in the White House Fellows program, her involvement in the 'Bleeding Kansas' sesquicentennial project, correspondence regarding her 10th Circuit Court Judge appointment, and various other legal correspondence.

Dates: approximately 1971 - 2011

Kansas Adjutant General's Office form letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P58
Overview

Thi is a form letter requesting military history, and is signed by T.J. Anderson. Topeka, September 6, 1865.

Dates: September 6, 1865

Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 686
Overview This compilation of materials on criminal justice administration and history was put together by William Arnold, sociology professor at the University of Kansas. It includes reports, printed documentation, and notes from the late 1960s through the 1990s. Governmental entities covered include the Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency, Kansas Dept. of Corrections, Kansas State Penitentiary, Kansas Governor's Committee on Criminal Administration, the Kansas Committee for the Humanities and...
Dates: 1969 - 1999

Kansas Governors' miscellaneous correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P296
Overview

The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.

Dates: 1839 - 1954

Kansas House concurrent resolution no. 534

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P249
Overview

House concurrent resolution no. 534, a concurrent resolution urging the offering of courses of instruction in Kansas history in the elementary and secondary schools of the state. [Topeka] 1965.

Dates: 1965

Kansas in the fifties, Lawrence, Kansas.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E137
Overview

Article from the Alma enterprise, November 6-20, 1903.

Dates: 1942

"Kansas in Transition: Human Dimensions of Community Change" project records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 180
Overview

Correspondence, surveys, notes, itineraries, news releases, unedited transcripts of the forums, and other related materials from "Kansas in Transition--The Human Dimension," a jointly funded Kansas Committee for the Humanities-University of Kansas Museum of Art project exploring the general theme of communities transitioning in Kansas in the 1970s.

Dates: 1973 - 1974

Kansas newspaper clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 828
Overview

The University of Kansas Division of Continuing Education created and maintained these clippings files on Kansas-related subjects from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1950 - 1977

"Kansas populism: ideas and men" manuscript

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 81
Overview

Manuscript is of Gene Orval Clanton's book, Kansas Populism: Ideas and Men. It is a history of the Kansas People's party and its leaders, including background of the Populist and Republican members of five Kansas legislatures.

Dates: 1970

Kansas under God a sermon delivered at the First Christian Church, Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E167
Overview

Typescript copy with manuscript corrections of a sermon delivered by the Rev. Benton Roy Hanan at the First Christian Church, Lawrence, Kansas, January 15, 1961.

Dates: 1961

Kansas Union Military Scrips

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P912
Overview

The collection is comprised of three state-issued Union Military Scrips, for $1, $5, and $22. Issued to James Aitken, C. C. Johnson, and B. Allen, respectively. Issued June 1st, 1867, to "provide for the assumption and settlement of the claims growing out of the Price Raid in 1864, and Indian Expedition under Gen. Curtis in July and August, 1864."

Dates: 1867

Katherine Goldsmith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1093
Overview Katherine Goldsmith was a teacher, writer, and historian in Kansas City, Missouri. Her papers comprise materials spanning the mid-19th century through the 20th century relating to her key areas of research interest: Kansas City metropolitan area history, industry, railroads, urban planning, and city development. These materials include significant collections of newspaper clippings, essays, publications, maps, photographs, and correspondence that provide both contemporary and retrospective...
Dates: 1825 - 1999

Katie Armitage papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1479
Overview

This collection of Lawrence, Kansas-based historian Katie Hart Armitage's papers includes Armitage's correspondence spanning from the 1970s until 2016, as well as her historical research materials and preparatory notes for tours and presentations centered primarily on the American Civil War, the Oregon-California Trail, and the Santa Fe Trail.

Dates: 1953 - 2017

KU Klux Klan convention photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P828(ff)
Overview

This group portrait was taken at a convention between the years 1921 and 1925, the heyday of Ku Klux Klan activity in Kansas. It is possible that this photograph was taken at one of several sites including Topeka, El Dorado, Pittsburg, Emporia, or as suggested by a banner in the photograph, Leavenworth.

Dates: approximately 1921 - 1925

Ledger of general store and Congregational Church accounts, chiefly at Olivet (Osage County), Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E192
Overview

A ledger whose entries consist chiefly of general store inventories and records of cash receipts at the Olivet community in Osage County, Kansas. Included are financial records of Congregational minister William P. Esler and segments of a play written by Jennie Harding.

Dates: 1868 - 1883

Letter addressed to Charles Kellogg, Topeka

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P73
Overview

The letter concerns personal real estate transactions and troubles along the Missouri-Kansas border between free state and pro-slavery partisans. Letter is written on back page of "Appeal of Kansas to the voters of the Free States" dated Topeka, July 4, 1856. This printed appeal concerns the contested election of 1856 and an appeal for Kansas to join the Union as a free state.

Dates: August 6, 1856

Letter from David Sterrett (Sterrettania, Erie County, Penn.) to his son Innis

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P612
Overview

An 1856 letter from Sterrettania, Pennsylvania resident David Sterrett to his son Innis (David Brice Innis Sterrett), containing news of his other sons, including Andrew Jackson Sterrett of Leavenworth (Kansas Territory).

Dates: November 13, 1856

Letter from George E. Young

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P620
Overview

This letter from George Edwin Young, a survivor of William Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863, was written to his father two days following the massacre. A typed and annotated transcription of the letter is included.

Dates: August 23, 1863

Letter from Sara T. D. Robinson, Oakridge (Lawrence, Kansas), to Professor and Mrs. Charles G. Dunlap

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P610
Overview This letter from Sara T. D. Robinson (widow of Kansas Governor Charles Robinson), March 5, 1902, accompanies her transmittal of a copy of her husband's book, The Kansas Conflict, to Professor and Mrs. Charles Graham Dunlap of Lawrence, Kansas. Mrs. Robinson conveys supplementary information regarding communications between Secretary Frederick P. Stanton and her husband pursuant to Governor Robinson's refusal to confer commissions recommended by U.S. Senator...
Dates: March 5, 1902

Letter from Sarah Peirce to D.W. Cheesman

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P382
Overview

Photocopy of a letter from Sarah Peirce to her brother discussing family, friends, and life in Kansas.

Dates: July 12, 1857

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Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 7
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Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 10
Brown, John, 1800-1859 8
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 6
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 5
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 5
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Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 4
University of Kansas 4
Delaware Tribe of Indians 3
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 3
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 3
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 3
Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 2
Brown, Frederick, 1830-1856 2
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 2
Denver, James William, 1817-1892 2
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 2
Elliott, Robert Gaston 2
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 2
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 2
Kansas. Militia 2
Lawrence Hidden Valley Committee, Inc. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
McAllister, Lucy 2
Medary, S. (Samuel), 1801-1864 2
Populist Party (Kan.) 2
Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864 2
Remple, Mariana Lohrenz, 1912-2000 2
Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. 2
Ware, Eugene F., 1841-1911 2
Acme Manganese Mining Company (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Adair, Samuel Lyle, 1811-1898 1
Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950 1
Andrews, John Albion 1
Anthony , George Tobey, 1824-1896 1
Anthony family 1
Anthony, D. R., Daniel Read, 1824-1904 1
Anthony, Emily Frances, 1839-1898 1
Anthony, Lewis Williams, 1825-1903 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Armstrong, Robert Mercer, 1841-1927 1
Austin family. 1
Baldwin, Royal 1
Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, Nellie 1
Beebe, George Monroe, 1836-1927 1
Beeson family. 1
Beeson, Mary Frances, 1848-1943 1
Bentley, Josephine L. 1
Bibb, David D. 1
Bickerton, Thomas, 1816?- 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Bodle, Lynne 1
Bookworm and Silverfish 1
Booth, Edw. 1
Boss of the Bay Mining Company 1
Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland), 1819-1901 1
Branscomb, Charles H. 1
Bridwell, Arthur 1
Brigham, Lalla Maloy 1
Brooks, Paul R., Mrs. 1
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Cable, Eleazer 1
Campney, Brent M. S. 1
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 1
Carey, Henry L. 1
Carman, J. Neale (Justice Neale), 1897-1972 1
Catholic Church 1
Cheesman, D. W. (David W.) 1
Choctaw Nation 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Clanton, O. Gene 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Cleveland, Marshall 1
Cody family. 1
Cody, Elvira Ruth 1
Cody, Joseph A., 1814-1878 1
Collamore, George W., 1818-1863 1
Coney, Patrick H. 1
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
Council of Social Agencies (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913 1
Crawford, Samuel R. 1
Crosswhite, Craig S. 1
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866 1
Curtiss family 1
Curtiss, Alfred, 1823-1867 1
Curtiss, Clara, 1831-1897 1
Curtiss, Elizabeth, active 1924 1
Darbe, Bert E. 1
Darbe, Claude L. 1
Davidson, Clyde O. 1
Davis family. 1
Davis, Emma Stubbs, 1885-1942 1
Davis, Jonathan McMillan, 1871-1943 1
Davis, Samuel Hunt, 1848-1938 1
Dawson, John L. (John Littleton), 1813-1870 1
Delmonte Consolidated Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.) (Leadville, Colo.) 1
Democratic Party (Calif.) 1
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