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Charles H. Branscomb papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P46
Overview

This collection consists of orrespondence and documents involving Charles H. Branscomb, agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company in territorial Kansas, dating from 1853-1886. Correspondents or individuals mentioned in the letters include James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893), Amos Adams Lawrence (1814-1886), Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), Charles Robinson (1818-1894), John Pierce St. John (1835-19140, and Charles Sumner (1811-1874).

Dates: 1853 - 1886

Edward D. Thompson correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P162

Joel Grover papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P51
Overview

This collection of papers pertain mostly to Joel Grover's work as commissioner and trustee of the Lawrence, Kansas school district, as well as his membership in a survey committee and alternate delegate of the 26th District of the State of Kansas. Some materials deal more with farm business, e.g. machinery.

Dates: 1857 - 1888

Johanna Kollmorgen papers of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 824
Overview

These are the working papers of Johanna Kollmorgen when she served as a member of the Lawrence-Douglas County (Kansas) Planning Commission. The Planning Commission is responsible for long-range comprehensive plans and development of the Lawrence-Douglas County, Kansas, land area. The collection includes the commission meeting minutes, staff reports and other supporting documentation from 1969-1979.

Dates: 1969 - 1979

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

Lawrence and Douglas County (Kansas) Planning collected materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 830
Overview

These materials relate to Lawrence-Douglas County, Kansas, planning initiatives in the latter part of the 20th century and development oversight. The collection includes photographs, photo-lithographic aluminum plates, and negatives, as well as printed material.

Dates: 1971 - 2001

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 855
Overview

The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office implements city and county comprehensive plans by developing and administering zoning codes, regulations, plans and policies. It guides land use planning principles and practices and supports city and county commissions, including the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission. These records document city and county planning for the 1980s which include the redevelopment plans for downtown Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1961 - 2000

Papers of Charles Robinson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 38
Overview

The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.

Dates: 1836 - 1911

Samuel Knox business papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 22
Overview The correspondence in this collection is primarily concerned with land sales, in Kansas, Nebraska and other states, financial matters, excursion trips to the Western states, and immigration to Kansas and Nebraska. Knox's legal papers are also included. Among Knox's correspondents were soldiers fighting in the Civil War in Kansas and Illinois volunteer regiments, his family (including a family history), requests for information regarding land in Kansas and Nebraska, and responses to Knox's...
Dates: 1852 - 1888

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Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 3
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 2
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office 2
Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 1