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John C. Belleville papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 182
Overview

The John C. Belleville collection contains military correspondence, records and reports relating to Belleville's service in his unit at Columbus, Kentucky. It also contains his family's correspondence, bank and business papers and photographs

Dates: 1861 - 1921

John Henry Madden envelopes

 Collection
Call Number: MS P199
Overview

Three empty envelopes addressed to John Henry Madden while he was serving in the United States Civil War. The third item is a copy of an envelope directed to him, rather than an original.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Joseph E. McReynolds Civil War letter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P796
Overview

This Civil War letter from Union Army Private J. [Joseph] E. McReynolds, serving in Company C of Iowa's 18th Infantry Regiment, is written from Clarksville, Arkansas to his parents, living in Ringgold County, Iowa. McReynolds comments on the welfare of other family members serving in Company C, the prevalence of bushwhackers in his vicinity, and his desire to purchase certain real estate from his parents when mustered out of service.

Dates: July 20, 1864

Joseph Rahskopf collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B9
Overview

This collection includes Joseph Rahskopf's day book and preacher's license, reflecting his career as an evangelical preacher. The collection also includes a letter presumably from a family member, George Rahskopf, who was serving in a Wisconsin regiment during the U.S. Civil War.

Dates: 1859 - 1866

Journal and correspondence.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P60
Scope and Contents

Contains 15 letters from Harris' son, Andrew W. Harris, and one letter from Stephen Spear, both serving in the 8th Kansas Regiment during the Civil War.

Dates: 1855 - 1865

Kansas 1860s diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS B78
Overview

A single diary, probably for the years 1863-1867, includes entries from a soldier who might have been named John Adams and might have served with the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War. The volume also includes what appears to be financial accounts with individuals in Trading Post, Linn County, Kansas from after the war.

Dates: approximately April 1863-1867

Kate Warthen Searcy papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 34
Overview

Kate (Warthen) Searcy was an early homesteader in western Kansas, in addition to being a schoolteacher, author, and newspaper editor. This collection includes her family correspondence and some records related to her career, as well as photographs and other personal materials.

Dates: 1853-1953 (bulk 1882-1926)

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

Keplinger family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 737
Overview Lewis Walter Keplinger, an Illinois native, established a law practice in Wyandotte, Kansas in 1883; he later became a State Representative and a Wyandotte County judge. The collection includes a diary kept by Keplinger while he served as a soldier during the latter part of the Civil War, as well letters he wrote to his family during Civil War and through the early part of the 20th century. The collection also includes letters by other family members and Keplinger family genealogical...
Dates: 1862 - 1975

Ladies of Lawrence portrait album

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 51
Overview

The Ladies of Lawrence presented this album to Edmund Gibson Ross, Commandant at Lawrence, for his action of closing the liquor shops in the town. The photographs are mounted four per page.

Dates: approximately 1862

Leander Stillwell correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 41
Overview

Most of the correspondence included in this collection is from Stillwell to his father, Jeremiah O. Stillwell. These letters, dating from January, 1863 to the end of December, 1863, relate Stillwell's military experience to his father. Later correspondence, dating from 1898 to 1920, is from various political figures to Stillwell asking for favors, endorsements, or his opinions.

Dates: 1863 - 1920

Letters chiefly Milton P. Chambers, Company B, 29th Iowa Infantry Regiment to Amory K. Chambers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 531
Overview

Letters to Amory K. Chambers of Glenwood, Iowa, 1863 to 1869, chiefly from his brother Milton P. Chambers, whose letters from 1863 to 1865 are from Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama while serving in Company B of Iowa's 29th Infantry Regiment, and whose letters following the war are from Cass County, Missouri.

Dates: 1863 - 1869

Letters received chiefly from Civil War soldier Randolph Sry in Company G of the 4th Iowa Infantry Regiment

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P606
Overview

A collection of five letters, dated 1863 to 1865, written to Ith S. Beall of Ringgold County, Iowa. Four of the letters are from Beall's associate and fellow Ringgold County resident Randolph Sry, serving in Company G of the Civil War's 4th Iowa Infantry Regiment. Sry writes from Louisiana, Alabama, and South Carolina.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Letters to Aaron Johnson

 Collection
Call Number: MS 317
Overview

Approximately 39 letters, dated 1863-1868, written to Aaron ("Aron") Johnson from various friends and family, many of whom were soldiers stationed in the South during the Civil War. Many letters are addressed to Mary Johnson as well.

Dates: 1863 - 1868

Letters to Richard Henry Roberts

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 132
Overview

This collection contains 73 letters, the bulk of which were written to Richard Henry Roberts by members of his family during the Civil War. There are also miscellaneous manuscripts written by and to Emily Swan before her marriage to Richard Henry Roberts.

Dates: 1838 - 1869

Lewis A. Waterman letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 515
Overview

The Lewis A. Waterman Collection contains twenty-nine letters that were written by him from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the United States Signal Corps, stationed chiefly at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The collection also includes cartes de visites of Waterman's Signal Corps comrades at Fort Leavenworth.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Mathew Brady photographs from the National Archives

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 58
Overview

This collection contains 40 modern photographic prints of images taken by 19th century American photographer Matthew Brady and copied from prints held by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The images are mostly of members of President Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet, Supreme Court Justices, and high-ranking or former Civil War miltary figures. Numbers listed in folder titles came from the numbering system used by the National Archives.

Dates: originals probably taken 1860s-1880s

Muster-out rolls of Company D of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS S6
Overview

Two 1865 muster-out rolls of Company D, Sixth Regiment of the Kansas Cavalry at Fort Scott, Kansas. The company was commanded by Captain David Goss. Rolls include the soldier's name, rank, age, and whether he was mustered-out or died in the service.

Dates: 1865

Oliver R. McNary collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 42
Overview

This collection of personal papers include materials gathered by McNary on the treatment and exchange of Union prisoners during the Civil War.

Dates: 1803 - 1955

Papers of Edward Frederick Browne and John A Shannon

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Call Number: MS 244
Overview

Among the 96 documents several personal letters and a biographical sketch tell about Edward Frederick Browne's family background in Ohio and his later career.

Dates: 1862 - 1924

Pillsbury family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 802
Overview These family papers, which date chiefly from the early 1840s through the 1860s, emanated from the family line of the Reverend Stephen Pillsbury and his wife Lavinia (Hobart) Pillsbury of New Hampshire. Comprising the bulk of the collection is Lavinia Pillsbury's correspondence with her adult children and their correspondence with each other--several of whom were early Kansas settlers. Included are typed memoirs of their son Leonard Hobart Pillsbury, who fought in several major battles of the...
Dates: 1805 - 1924

Pillsbury-Weston family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 233
Overview

This collection consists of photocopied family correspondence from the 19th century, including family members who lived in New York City, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Kansas before, during, and after the United States' Civil War.

Dates: 1828 - 1896

Priestly family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 249
Overview

William Priestly and his wife, Ellen, settled in Lawrence, Kansas area in the early 1870s; together they had nine children. This collection contains family correspondence from 1890-1920, and some personal records, including Civil War quartermaster reports filed by William Priestly.

Dates: 1833 - 1945

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Belleville, John C., -1877? 1
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Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Boelte, Kenn 1
Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland), 1819-1901 1
Bradbury family. 1
Bradbury, Mary Brown, 1823-1898 1
Bradbury, Timothy, 1781-1839 1
Bradbury, William H., 1829-1900 1
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 1
Branson, Jacob 1
Brown family 1
Browne, Edward Frederick, 1843-1924 1
Campbell family. 1
Campbell, Sirenia Johnson, 1836-1905 1
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Chambers family. 1
Chambers, Amory K. 1
Chambers, Milton P. 1
Chapel, Austin C., 1830-1893 1
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Denver, James William, 1863-1898 1
Denver, Louise, -1914 1
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Ellis, George, 1832-1864 1
Fike family. 1
Fike, Henry C. 1
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Griffith,, Kate , 1854-1902 1
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Holsinger, Frank, 1836-1916 1
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Howard, Mary Stephenson, 1816-1886 1
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