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Raymond family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 190
Overview

The Raymond family papers contain personal papers of Joseph Murray and Hila (Bennitt) Raymond, as well as two generations of their descendants, including six diaries kept by Jospeh Murray Raymond concerning his Civil War service and materials related to Robert Scott Raymond, Jr.'s account of his service with the Royal Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1862 - 1977

Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1309
Overview

This collection includes papers and photographs from the Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen families of Kansas.

Dates: 1806 - 1971

Samuel M. Strickler collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P157
Overview

Samuel Strickler was Brigadier General of the Kansas Militia in the early 1860s during the United States' Civil War. Most of this collection pertains to organizing militia companies in Kansas; there are also two photographs in the collection.

Dates: 1863, circa 1860s-1870s

Samuel Newitt Wood papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P182
Overview

Correspondence, statements concerning his murder, and clippings.

Dates: 1862 - 1892

Storrs Famly correspondence and diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P119

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

Thomas Huston diaries

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 758
Overview

These 7 volumes are the register (1857-1858) and diaries (1862-1868) of Thomas Huston of Kansas City, Missouri. He records his work records and habits and his social life as well as how the Civil War affected his life.

Dates: 1857 - 1868

Thomas K. Mitchell diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C12
Overview

The diary entries are varied and detailed. Mitchell records an eclipse of the moon, observes the course of the war and the politics involved in it. He also observes military life, the prevalence and fatal consequences of diseases such as measles and mumps, the physical and demographic features of the country through which he traveled. There are lists of all the members of his company, their nativity and home towns.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

Thomas Lorimor papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P443
Overview

The collection contains copies of documents pertaining to Thomas Lorimor's enlistment and service in the Civil War, marriage and petition for an invalid pension because of his blindness.

Dates: 1862 - 1909

Typescript of "Our Campbell Legacy," by Kathleen Boston Fox, together with family letters and personal accounts of Luther R. Johnson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 493
Overview

The papers of Kathleen Boston Fox contain her 272-page typescript titled "Our Campbell Legacy" (a history of her Campbell and Johnson family ancestors), as well as letters and personal accounts of her great great uncle, Luther R. Johnson, which describe Campbell and Johnson family history in Missouri and in the early settlement of Ellsworth County, Kansas.

Dates: 1862 - 1908

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

William Cyrus Howard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 117
Overview

William C. Howard, the principal correspondent of the Howard family papers and records, was a Civil War veteran who divided his life after the war between his birthplace in Brown County, Ohio and land he owned and farmed in Kansas, particularly near Baldwin City, Douglas County. The papers in the collection pertain to Howard family affairs, the management of land holdings, and financial matters.

Dates: 1827 - 1970

William P. Harrison letters and a letter from Henry Bigge

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P61
Scope and Contents

Five of the letters-, dated 1861-62, are from Harrison to his sisters, one of whom was Anna Louisa Harrison, later Mrs. M. M. Green. The sixth letter, dated 1890, is from Henry Bigge to Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Green, his wife's parents. Envelope addressed to Mrs. M. M. Green used as container for Harrison's letters is included.

Dates: 1861-1862, 1890

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Wood, S. N. (Samuel Newitt) 2
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Beall, Ith S., 1829?-1876 1
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Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Boelte, Kenn 1
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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
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Browne, Edward Frederick, 1843-1924 1
Campbell family. 1
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Chambers, Milton P. 1
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