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Clipping scrapbooks compiled by Sara Robinson

Call Number: RH MS E67
Scope and Contents

These clippings were collected by Sara Robinson, Charles Robinson's wife. The clippings treat the lives of Charles Robinson, John Brown, James H. Lane, and numerous others prominent in Kansas history. There is biographical information about Lawrence residents, local and regional history.

Dates: 1857 - 1894

Edward D. Thompson correspondence

Call Number: RH MS P162

Eugene Fitch Ware collection

Call Number: RH MS 154

The correspondence is almost exclusive between Ware and William E. Connelley. They discuss their various research and publications, personal and business matters, and on Kansas and national politics.

Dates: 1899 - 1911

Herbert Thompson letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P370
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Herbert Thompson, a student at the University of Kansas, to his father, Judge M. L. Thompson, about Jim Lane and Governor Robinson.

Dates: March 25, 1891

James Henry Lane Papers

Call Number: RH MS 28

The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.

Dates: 1841 - 1923

Letter to Colonel Taylor commenting on Senator Lane's and Congressman Clark's stands on Negro suffrage

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P153

Letter from Colonel Taylor, dated Lawrence, Kansas, which discusses business transactions but does not specify particulars. Comments on Senator Jame Henry Lane and Congressman Sidney Clarke's stands on Negro suffrage.

Dates: 1865

Newspaper clippings regarding James Henry Lane

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS E85

These volumes are compilations by members of the Watson Library staff of newspaper clippings dated 1861-1959 about James Lane and his descendants.

Dates: 1939 - 1952

Newspaper Clippings regarding J.H. Shimmons' version of the Lane Jenkins affair

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D231

J.H. Shimmons version of the Lane-Jenkins affair; the Jeffersonian Gazette, September 26-November 14, 1901. - Lawrence, Kansas ; Watson Library, 1943.

Dates: September 26 - November 14, 1901

Old Sacramento; an account of the cannon reputed to have fired the first shot against slavery

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS D29

This is an account of the artillery piece originally captured by Col. Alexander Doniphan during the Mexican War. The cannon is reputed to have "fired the first shot" against slavery as well as in support of the cause. It is now on permanent deposit with the Douglas County Historical Society, Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1935

Papers of Charles Robinson

Call Number: RH MS 38

The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.

Dates: 1836 - 1911

Papers of the Lane Family

Call Number: RH MS 1201

This collection dates back to Senator James H. Lane and follows several family members that include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Baldridge Lane and his daughter Annie Lane Johnson. The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and books.

Dates: 1857-197-?

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Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 4
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Mexican War, 1846-1848 2
African Americans -- Politics and government 1
African Americans -- Suffrage 1
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Brown, John, 1800-1859 3
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 3
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 3
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 2
Jenkins, Gaius, 1812-1858 2
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Johnson, Annie Lane, 1855-1927 2
Lane, Mary Elizabeth Baldridge, 1826-1885 2
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 2
Abbott, James Burnett, 1818-1897 1
Avey, Elijah. 1
Bickerton, Thomas, 1816?- 1
Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 1
Booth, Edw. 1
Branson, Jacob 1
Coney, Patrick H. 1
Crawford, Samuel R. 1
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866 1
Delaware Tribe of Indians 1
Doniphan, Alexander William 1
Field, Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst), 1822-1875 1
Flannelmouth, Thomas 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Gibson, Thomas (Correspondent of James H. Lane) 1
Golde, Marcy Lane Johnson 1
Guthrie, Abelard, 1814-1873 1
Haskell Institute 1
Holstlander, L. 1
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 1
Johnson, Amos Daniel, 1892-1917 1
Johnson, Arthur Lane 1
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 1
Kansas. Militia 1
Lane, James Henry, 1848-1893 1
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 1
Lee, A. L. 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lowe, Joseph, active 1901 1
Missouri River Railway Company 1
Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911 1
National Union Committee for the West. 1
New England Emigrant Aid Company 1
Pike, E. W. 1
Realf, Richard, 1834-1878 1
Rodgers, William Redfield 1
Shaler, Mary Johnson, 1884-1967 1
Shimmons, J. H. (John Henry), 1827-1908 1
Simmons, Nancy R. 1
Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), -1913 1
Thompson, Edward D., 1837-1906 1
Thompson, Herbert, 1871-1929 1
Thompson, M. L., 1820-1905 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company 1
United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 7th 1
University of Kansas 1
Ware, Eugene F., 1841-1911 1
Watson Library 1
Wood, S. N. (Samuel Newitt) 1
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