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Business and personal papers of Benjamin Walker and his family and business associates

 Collection
Call Number: MS P651
Overview The business and personal papers in the Benjamin Walker collection primarily record the business and social activities of Benjamin Walker in connection with relatives, business associates, and acquaintances, all residing in the towns of Taunton and Dighton in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1793-1877 (bulk 1808-1824)

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

Walker family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 587
Overview The Walker family papers are those of one of the first African American homesteading families in Stafford County, Kansas. The family for several decades owned a successful farm.
Dates: 1880 - 1999

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 settlements.
Dates: 1858-1889