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John A. Halderman correspondence and documents

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P57
Overview

Halderman was private secretary to A. H. Reeder, 1st governor of Kansas Territory. The letters deal with early Kansas Territory and State politics and government, land values and taxes, and some personal affairs.

Dates: 1854 - 1894

John Alexander Martin correspondence and photograph

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P113
Overview

This collection contains some correspondence of John Alexander Martin to and from various receipients, in addition to a photograph of Martin. The photograph is after the painting by Kleckner dating from 1889.

Dates: 1875 - 1889

John Bayless papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 133
Overview

John Bayless was president of the Susquehanna Western Emigration Company, formed in Kirkwood, Broome County, New York, December 7, 1854. This collection consist of papers concerning Highland, Kansas, 1840-1872.

Dates: 1840 - 1872

John S. Gilmore correspondence and records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 10
Overview

This collection is composed primarily of correspondence and business forms relating to John Gilmore's activities as a newspaper publisher, journalist, state legislator, and a confidant of state governors.

Dates: 1862 - 1913

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

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 Republican Party records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 923
Overview This collection is comprised of the records of the Kansas Republican Party, the Kansas organization of the National Republican Party, and reflects the group's activities during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s. Records include subject and research files regarding legislation and political topics of interest to Republican constituents; copies of legislative bills; conference, convention, inaugural, and other event files; chronological files; campaign information; financial documentation;...
Dates: 1960 - 1979

Kansas U.S. Representative's Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P297
Scope and Contents

This collection contains scattered correspondence, clippings, etc, of Kansas U.S. Congressmen collected over the years by various individuals.

Dates: 1861 - 1922

Kansas U.S. Senators' Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P298
Scope and Contents

The collection contains scattered correspondence, etc, of Kansas U.S. Senators collected over the years by various individuals.

Dates: 1867 - 1910

Kansas Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 176
Overview

The Kansas Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1972 to encourage the participation of women of all social classes, ages, cultural backgrounds, and political affiliations in government. Membership was opened to men in 1974. This collection of the organization's records includes correspondence, minutes, membership information, political pamphlets, as well as materials relating to the National Women's Political Caucus, local Kansas caucuses, and affiliated groups.

Dates: 1972 - 1979

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 806
Overview

The League of Women Voters of Johnson County (Kansas) was founded in 1952. Known as the League of Women Voters of Shawnee Mission until 1972, the League's efforts led to the creation of the Shawnee Mission Park System, and have supported the development of non-profit service offices and civic programs. This collection of their records includes administrative files as well as collected material of subjects pertinent to the group's activities.

Dates: 1952 - 1988

League of Women Voters of Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 279
Overview

The League of Women Voters of Kansas was founded in 1919, an outgrowth of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association. This collection contains administrative records of the league as well as documentation regarding various projects and programs the league created or participated in regarding elections and political causes in Kansas and at a local and national level.

Dates: 1920-2013 (bulk 1970s-1990s)

League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 187
Overview The League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County, a part of the League of Women Voters of the United States and of the League of Women Voters of Kansas, promotes political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government, as well as action on selected governmental issues. Organized on May 28, 1931, the group was originally known as the League of Women Voters of Lawrence. This collection contains meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, Study/Action...
Dates: 1928 - 2012

Letter from H. D. Mackay (Law and Collection Office of Mackay and Sears, Leavenworth, Kansas) to Lieutenant L. E. Campbell (15th U. S. Infantry, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Michigan)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P621
Overview

Letter written October 26, 1866 by Leavenworth, Kansas businessman H. D. Mackay, denouncing the administration of U. S. President Andrew Johnson in the nation's period of post-Civil War Reconstruction. The envelope is addressed to L. E. Campbell but postmarked September 28. Mackay's letter is to Lieutenant Lafayette Campbell, who later married a niece of Johnson's successor, Ulysses S. Grant.

Dates: October 26, 1866

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 to Mrs. Wilder S. Metcalf, Lawrence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P44
Overview

Discusses Judge Smith's nomination for governor under the Lecompton constitution.

Dates: between 1900 and 1914

Letter to S. S. Cox from William Taylor

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P161
Overview

Letter to S.S. Cox dated Leavenworth, K.T. which discusses the Kansas constitution and lack of border incidents. Also dDescribes Kansas landscape.

Dates: July 31, 1859

Letter to Thomas Sherwood

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P152
Overview

Letter addressed to "Friend Woodward", dated Squaws Leg City which discusses territorial legislature at Pawnee; describes incident between Stringfellow and Reeder

Dates: July 5, 1855

Letter to William Pierce, 1854

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P481
Overview

Letter written by C.C. Andrews in Fort Leavenworth to his friend, William Pierce.

Dates: September 11, 1854

Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27
Overview

Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.

Dates: 1872 - 1906

Memoir of early days in Kansas

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 128
Overview

Eldridge was active in the efforts to make Kansas Territory a free state. Formerly a Democrat, Eldridge joined the Kansas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Memoir of early days in Kansas, miscellaneous stock certificates, and account sheets, 1859-1898.

Dates: 1859 - 1898

Murt Hanks, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P878
Overview

The Murt Hanks, Jr. Papers are those of a native Kansan elected as Manhattan, Kansas' first African American mayor.

Dates: 1969 - 1988

Norbert Dreiling papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 836
Overview

Norbert Dreiling, a native Kansan, served as chairman of the Kansas Democratic party from 1966-1974, at the time when Robert Docking was elected governor. This collection reflect Dreiling's activities in service to this organization.

Dates: 1961 - 1974

Norman E. Justice collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 618
Overview

The papers of Norman E. Justice document the African American legislator's political career as a nine-term member of the Kansas House of Representatives from the 34th district, and cover the issues that engaged him during four decades of public service.

Dates: 1944 - 2006

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 2
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American Law Register (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1898) 1
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Kansas. Legislature 5
Republican Party (Kan.) 5
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 3
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 3
League of Women Voters of Kansas 3
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Populist Party (Kan.) 3
Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950 2
Anthony , George Tobey, 1824-1896 2
Bayless, John, 1834?-1873 2
Bristow, Joseph L. (Joseph Little), 1861-1944 2
Democratic Party (Kan.) 2
Docking, George, 1904-1964 2
Gleed, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1856-1920 2
Hall, Frederick Lee, 1916-1970 2
Humphrey, Lyman Underwood, 1844-1915 2
Irvin, S. M. (Samuel Mcleary), 1812- 2
Kansas. Office of the Governor 2
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 2
Martin, John Alexander, 1839-1889 2
Medary, S. (Samuel), 1801-1864 2
Peffer, William Alfred, 1831-1912 2
Plumb, Preston B., 1837-1891 2
Abele, Elizabeth 1
Abele, J. G. 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Acme Manganese Mining Company (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Alexander, Jack, 1930- 1
Anderson, Eugene, 1944- 1
Andrews, C. C. 1
Angle, George C. 1
Baker, Lucien 1
Ballard, Barbara, 1944- 1
Beebe, George Monroe, 1836-1927 1
Bennett, Robert F. (Robert Frederick), 1927-2000 1
Blue, Richard Whiting 1
Boss of the Bay Mining Company 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Burnau, Patrick 1
Burton, Joseph Ralph, 1852-1923 1
Calderhead, William Alexander, 1844-1928 1
Caldwell, Alexander, 1830-1917 1
Campbell, Lafayette E., 1845-1919 1
Campbell, Philip Pitt, 1862-1941 1
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 1
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 1
Choctaw Nation 1
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 1
Clendening, Fred 1
Cobb, Stephen Alonzo, 1833-1878 1
Coney, Patrick H. 1
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
Conway, M. F. (Martin Franklin), 1827-1882 1
Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889 1
Cribbs, Theo, 1915-1993 1
Cummings, A. 1
Curtis , Charles, 1860-1936 1
Davis, James P., 1927-1979 1
Davis, Jonathan McMillan, 1871-1943 1
Delaware Tribe of Indians 1
Delmonte Consolidated Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.) (Leadville, Colo.) 1
Democratic Party (Calif.) 1
Denver, James William, 1817-1892 1
Denver, James William, 1863-1898 1
Denver, Louise, -1914 1
Docking family. 1
Docking, Virginia B. (Virginia Blackwell), 1901-1998 1
Dreiling, Norbert R., 1925-2005 1
Dunlap, Charles Graham, 1859-1936 1
Ecroyd, Donald H. 1
Eldridge family. 1
Eldridge, Shalor Winchell, 1816-1899 1
Elliott, Robert Gaston 1
Ellsworth, Robert F. 1
Fike, Stanley R. 1
Flannelmouth, Thomas 1
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 1
Funston, E. H. (Edward Hogue), 1836-1911 1
Galbraith family 1
Geary, John White, 1819-1873 1
Gilmore, John S., 1848- 1
Glick, George Washington, 1827-1911 1
Griffin, George (Louis George) 1
Halderman, John Adams, 1833-1908 1
Hanback, Lewis, 1839-1897 1
Hanks, Murt, 1933-1989 1
Harris, Doris 1
Harris, William Alexander, 1841-1909 1
Harvey, James Madison, 1833-1894 1
Henderson, Cheryl Brown 1
Hiawatha Daily World (Newspaper) 1
Highland Academy (Highland, Kan.) 1
Hoffman, C. B. (Christian Balzac), 1851-1915 1
Horton, Albert H. (Albert Howell), 1837-1902 1
Hudson, Joseph Kennedy, 1840-1907 1
Huxman, Walter Augustus, 1887-1972 1
Iowa Point Hotel Company (Iowa Point, Kan.) 1
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