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Campbell Chapel A.M.E of Atchison, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P723
Overview The Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.) of Atchison, Kansas records provide a general overview of both the church and the African Methodist Episcopal Kansas-Nebraska Conference to which the Chapel belongs.
Dates: 1981

Coffey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 692
Overview The Coffey family papers contain the papers of Vernon C. Coffey, a train porter who played an important role in the Brotherhood of Trainmen, Brakemen, Porters, Switchmen, Firemen, and Railway Employees, Inc. The Coffey family papers also includes the papers of Cornelius R. Coffey, a pioneer in the field of aviation, and Ada E. Coffey Williams, who has been influential in nursing and vocational education in Kansas.
Dates: 1908 - 2005

Papers of Bishop William Tecumseh Vernon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 529
Overview William Tecumseh Vernon, after his ordination in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, served as President of the A.M.E.-sponsored Western University in Quindaro, Kansas. Vernon also served as Register of the United States Treasury from 1906-1911. Reverend Vernon was consecrated a Bishop of the A.M.E. Church in 1920, and was assigned to the 17th Episcopal District in South Africa where he served for four years. The collection consists primarily of family correspondence and genealogical...
Dates: 1897 - 1989

Robert C. Caldwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 627
Overview The Caldwell family papers are those of an African American family from Salina, Kansas. The majority of the papers concern Robert C. Caldwell, who was a Salina teacher, City Commissioner, and Salina's first African American and first school teacher elected Mayor. He also served as Representative for Salina in the Kansas State Legislature.
Dates: 1922 - 1999

St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 481
Overview The Records of St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas are those of an African American church in Topeka that is one of the oldest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.
Dates: 1877 - 1993