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Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales family papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many letters...
Dates: 1855 - 1989

Diaries of John H. Eibest

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1343
Overview John Henry Eibest was a farmer in Grant Township in Douglas County, near Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains 51 diaries and associated documents pertaining to the farm, property, and life of John Eibest.
Dates: 1880 - 1939

Eberhart Reunion Association collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 832
Overview These Eberhart family histories, photographs, genealogical charts, and minutes of the Eberhart Reunion Association document the family history of Joseph Eberhart and his wife Catherine (Kistler) Eberhart, who emigrated from Pennsylvania to Kansas Territory in 1854, becoming early settlers on a Douglas County claim located south of the Lawrence community. Records of the Association chronicle the Pennsylvania German ancestry of the Eberharts and the history of the Eberharts in Kansas.
Dates: 1888 - 1980