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Personal papers of Thomas Weiss

 Collection
Call Number: PP 465
Overview

Thomas Weiss is an emeritus professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Kansas. His research primarily deals with 19th century American labor and economic history. This collection contains research materials and some course materials.

Dates: 1967 - 2000

The Kansas War and other matters [poem]

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P176
Overview

Poem about border wars in Lawrence, slavery and the Civil War, written by a soldier near Hardeeville, S. C. Location and date written in cryptogram. Typed transcript is available in the accession file.

Dates: 1863

W.B. Spaulding letter to D. P. [Daniel Peterson] Woodbury

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P784
Overview This 2-page letter from W.B. Spaulding of Quincy, Illinois to his friend Daniel Peterson Woodbury of Weare, New Hampshire contains the writer's assessment of the Lecompton Constitution, framed in Lecompton, Kansas in 1857 by pro-slavery advocates for purposes of Kansas Statehood. Spaulding's views address President James Buchanan's support of the Lecompton Constitution and the resulting impact on Territorial Kansas and on the Buchanan presidency. Included is a letter with explanatory...
Dates: April 17, 1858; accompanying background letter, April 10, 1974