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Vinland Grange and Fair records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1056
Overview This collection is comprised of records and collected materials about the Vinland Grange and the Vinland Fair in Douglas County, Kansas. Vinland Grange No. 163 existed from 1873-1985 and the Vinland Fair was first held in 1874 and continues to this day. The material also includes some historical information about the community of Vinland, Kansas, a small amount of material from other local Granges and a few publications from the National Grange organization.
Dates: 1868 - 2007

Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook and records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1077
Overview Through photocopies of newspaper articles and photographs, stories of settlers and essays, the Vinland, Kansas history scrapbook describes the history of Vinland, Douglas County, Kansas, and the Coal Creek Valley area from its beginnings as a settlement of abolitionists in 1854 until 1998. The collection also includes other publications written about Vinland's history and obituaries of area residents from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Dates: 1907 - 1998

Wakarusa Township records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 808
Overview These records of the Wakarusa Township of Douglas County, Kansas date from 1858 to 1980. They include the township's rolls of voters, ballots, and election results dating from the territorial period of Kansas, as well as tax rolls and receipts and expenditures for such purposes as road and bridge construction and fire protection.
Dates: 1858 - 1980

William Cyrus Howard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 117
Overview William C. Howard, the principal correspondent of the Howard family papers and records, was a Civil War veteran who divided his life after the war between his birthplace in Brown County, Ohio and land he owned and farmed in Kansas, particularly near Baldwin City, Douglas County. The papers in the collection pertain to Howard family affairs, the management of land holdings, and financial matters.
Dates: 1827 - 1970

WPA historic records survey, Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 939
Overview A collection of survey forms completed in fulfillment of the Survey of State and Local Historic Records, Kansas Historical Records Survey administered by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The survey focused on finding and providing brief descriptions of historically significant records from each county within Kansas. All materials in this collection are pertinent to Douglas County only and are photocopies of originals held at the Kansas State Historical Society.
Dates: 1936

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Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 27
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 3
Coal Creek Valley (Douglas County, Kan.) -- History 2
Douglas County (Kan.) -- Genealogy 2
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Kansas -- History 2
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Photographs 2
Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History 2
Vinland (Kan.) -- History 2
Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History 1
Billingsgate Shoal (Mass.) -- History 1
Bonds -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Brooklyn (Kan.) 1
Brown County (Ohio) -- History 1
Buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Cape Cod (Mass.) -- History 1
Cemeteries -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Church buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
District courts -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Eastham (Mass.) -- History 1
Emporia (Kan.) -- History 1
Fairs -- Kansas -- Vinland 1
Family archives -- Kansas 1
Family archives -- Kansas -- Logan County 1
Farm life -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Farm management -- Records and correspondence 1
Farms -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Farms -- Kansas -- Jefferson County 1
Farms -- Kansas -- Miami County 1
Farms -- Ohio -- Brown County 1
Franklin (Kan.) -- History 1
Franklin County (Kan.) -- History 1
Hesper (Kan.) -- History 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Industrial organization -- Kansas 1
Jefforsonian gazette 1
Kansas -- Genealogy 1
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Genealogy 1
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Legal documents -- Kansas 1
Legal documents -- Ohio 1
Lehigh County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Local government -- Kansas -- Douglas County -- Records and correspondence 1
Miami County (Kan.) -- History 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History 1
Norfolk (Neb.) -- History 1
Oregon National Historic Trail 1
Overbrook (Kan.) -- History 1
Parks -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Poor -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Pottawatomie County (Kan.) -- History 1
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Property tax -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
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Public welfare -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Real estate investment -- Kansas 1
Real property -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Ripley (Ohio) 1
Rural schools -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Santa Fe National Historic Trail 1
School buildings -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Stony Point (Kan.) -- History 1
Tax assessment -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Victoria (Kan.) -- History 1
Voting registers -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Wakarusa (Kan.: Township) -- Appropriations and expenditures 1
Wills -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
Wilson County (Kan.) -- History 1
Winchester rifle 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kansas -- Emporia 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
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Names
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 2
Alexander family. 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Bales (Family : 1846- : Logan, KS) 1
Bales, Florence Alexander, 1893-1989 1
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Bales, Katharine Kufahl, 1923- 1
Bales, Orin Roland, 1919- 1
Bales, Orin Roy, 1890-1966 1
Barnhart family. 1
Bernard family. 1
Bull, Eva Woodward 1
Coal Creek Library (Vinland, Kan.) 1
Cobb family. 1
Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913 1
Crosswhite, Craig S. 1
Daniels, Goldie Piper 1
Day, Mary Virginia 1
Douglas County (Kan.). Commissioner for the Poor 1
Duncan, Marilyn H. 1
Eberhart Reunion Association 1
Eberhart family. 1
Eberhart, Catherine Kistler, 1805-1885 1
Eberhart, Joseph, 1800-1882 1
Edwards, Charles L. (Charles Livingston), 1828-1916 1
Eibest, John Henry, 1859-1939? 1
Elzea, Bill, 1922-2007 1
Emporia Garden Club (Emporia, Kan.) (Emporia, Kan.) 1
Everhart family. 1
Fastenau family. 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Washington Post No. 12 (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Great Swamp Church (Lehigh County, Pa.) 1
Green, Nehemiah, 1837-1890 1
Groh family 1
Haight Family. 1
Haight, J. Haviland, 1828- 1
Harrell (Family : 1862- : Douglas County, Kan.) 1
Harrell family 1
Hastie family. 1
Hasty family. 1
Hendricks family. 1
Hiatt family 1
Hicks family. 1
Howard family 1
Howard, Alfred Stevenson, 1874-1961 1
Howard, Catharine Groh, 1860-1947 1
Howard, James H. K. (James Harvey King), 1867-1944 1
Howard, Lannes Dassaix, 1896-1954 1
Howard, Lizzie M. H. King (Lizzie Mary Harding King), 1844-1883 1
Howard, Mary Stevenson, 1816-1886 1
Howard, William Cyrus, 1812-1877 1
Howard, William Cyrus, 1840-1919 1
Howard, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1892-1970 1
Kansas Historical Records Survey 1
Kansas State Retired Teachers Association 1
Kanwaka Literary Club 1
Kean family. 1
Kendrick family. 1
King family 1
King, James H. 1
King, John Harvey 1
Kufahl family. 1
Kufahl, Bertha Fastenau, 1895-1989 1
Kufahl, Sylvester William, 1898-1978 1
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Laws family. 1
Laws, Evaline A., 1843-1902 1
Laws, Frances A., 1876-1947 1
Laws, Henry, 1869-1929 1
Laws, Hope, 1905-1965 1
Laws, John, 1831-1883 1
Lesher family 1
Lowrance, Winnie D. 1
Mayo, Elisha Frank 1
Mayo, Thankful Sophia, 1830- 1
Mitchell family 1
Old Settlers Association (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Peterson, Frances Bailey, 1917-2012. 1
Peterson, John M. (John Malcolm) 1
Randel, Vernell Hagerman 1
Round Table Women's Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Sellers family. 1
Smelser, Mary Maud 1
Stony Point Evangelical Lutheran Church (Hickory Point, Kan.) 1
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 113th (1862-1865). Company B. 1
University of Kansas 1
Vinland Fair (Vinland, Kan.) 1
Vinland Grange Fair (Vinland, Kan.) 1
Vinland Grange No. 163 (Vinland, Kan.) 1
Wakarusa (Kan. : Township) 1
Whitcomb, Ansel H. 1
White, Beatrice 1
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 1
Wilder, Bessie E., 1887-1968 1
Willey (Family : 1855- : Kansas) 1
Willey family 1
Woodward, Levi, 1830-1882 1
Woodward, Sarah Anne Hadley, 1831-1908 1
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Language
German 3
Swedish 1