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Coal Creek Library : the oldest continuous library in Kansas and the two families who helped organize it.
The collection contains Letha Johnson's masters thesis in American history from Emporia State University in 2007 on the Coal Creek Library located in Vinland, Kansas and its history
These papers of Dr. Sylvester B. Prentiss, an early Lawrence, Kansas settler, contain handwritten autobiographical and biographical sketches of Dr. Prentiss and his second wife, Mary (Converse) Prentiss, as well as a portrait of Dr. Prentiss. Also included are news articles featuring reminiscences of early Lawrence and of the Coal Creek Library at Vinland, Kansas by Dr. Prentiss's third wife, Annie (Soule) Prentiss, who emigrated to Lawrence in 1855.
- Names: Coal Creek Library (Vinland, Kan.) X