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"Historical Huron Cemetery" by Grant W. Harrington

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D192
Overview

Mounted newspaper clippings for chapters 1-12 of article entitled, "Historical Huron Cemetery," written by Grant W. Harrington for the Kansas City Kansan.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Papers concerning the Wyandot Tribe of Ohio who were forced to relocate to Kansas Territory in 1843

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 382
Overview

The documents in this collection concern the Wyandot tribe who departed Ohio in 1843, relocating in what became Kansas Territory. Most of the collection consists of letters to and from prominent members of the Wyandots who relocated from Ohio, including William Walker, Jr., his brother Joel, John W. Grey Eyes, and Wyandot Indian Agent John Johnston.

Dates: 1842 - 1864

Typescript, "The Settlement of Wyandott"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P233
Overview

This article relates the settlement of the Wyandott Indians near Quindaro (now Kansas City, Kansas), 1843, and incidents of early white settlers in the area from 1843 to 1856. It was written by Lucy B. Armstrong, and compiled and edited by Edward Bumgardner in 1947.

Dates: 1947

William Elsey Connelly papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 2
Overview

Correspondence, research notes, interviews, manuscript drafts, and photographs, covering the years 1883-1914, from a Kansas historian.

Dates: 1883 - 1914

Wyandotte County, Kansas District Court collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 25
Overview The materials in this collection relate to approximately 150 civil suits heard before the Wyandotte County District Court. Much of the material relates to the Wyandotte tribe as litigants, among whom are Abelard Couthrie and William Walker, as well as other Walker family members. Other litigants include firms such as Great Western Telegraph Company and Missouri Valley Lumber Company. In many instances the documents include all relevant papers indicating all actions taken and final...
Dates: 1858-1889