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Adna G. Clarke letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1520
Overview

This collection contains letters written by Captain Adna G. Clarke of Company H of the 20th Kansas Volunteers to his wife and other family members while serving in the Spanish-American War in the Philippines. Also in the collection are some ephemera from Clarke's time in the war and some news articles by and about Clarke from later in his life after he moved to Hawaii.

Dates: 1898-1953 (bulk 1898-1899)

Albert A. Reichert papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1028
Overview

Albert A. Reichert, who lived for many years at Seneca, Kansas, was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, serving with the 22nd Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment. These papers include several of his letters of 1898, written to his parents of Holton, Kansas while he was posted at military camps in Virginia and Pennsylvania. His papers contain a small quantity of additional correspondence and his wife's funeral notice of 1951.

Dates: 1862 - 1951

Frederick Funston clippings collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS D275
Overview Collection of newspaper and magazine clippings regarding Kansas-based military leader Frederick Funston, the Kansas 20th Volunteers and other military units Funston later led, and other officers and soldiers in the Kansas 20th, notably Wilder Metcalf. The volumes originally came from the Wilder S. Metcalf Library and were donated to Watson Library at the University of Kansas in 1944, where staff appear to have added some clippings after donation. The collection also inclues some photographs,...
Dates: approximately 1899-1949

George C. Angle papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 47
Overview

George C. Angle, a Republican politician from Bainesville, Kansas, was active as precinct organizer and minor political functionary in the Kansas Republican party. This collection contains correspondence, lists of voters, clippings, minutes of local political conventions, and similar materials related to his political organizing, as well as personal materials, including letters from Fred Clendening, who was a sergeant under Frederick Funston during the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1874 - 1906

John W. Temple family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 641
Overview

The John W. Temple family papers are those of an African American family from Topeka, Kansas. The collection documents the family of John W. and Pearl Temple and the lives of their children, James, Jeanette (Temple) Dandridge, Alberta, and Frederick.

Dates: 1898 - 2012

United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Kansas Auxiliary scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q286
Overview During the Spanish-American War, a group of women organized to assist those who were serving in the military and in 1904 the Auxiliary to the United Spanish War Veterans became a national organization. The first Auxiliary in Kansas was established in 1913. The purpose of an Auxiliary was to assist the families of the United Spanish War Veterans, help with patriotic services and duties, and to support the veterans. This scrapbook, compiled by Nadine P. Robertson, chronicles the events of the...
Dates: May 19-21, 1946

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United States. Army. Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 20th 3
Comstock, Jane, 1874-1958 2
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Clarke, Adna G., 1874-1953 1
Clendening, Fred 1