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Reminiscences of Council Grove (Kan.) early history

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 65
Overview The collection includes reminiscences, including one by Alice Smith, local news, and history of Methodist Episcopal Church.
Dates: 1867?-1925?

Robert L. Gilbert papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P238
Overview Robert L. Gilbert immigrated to the United States from England in 1855 and arrived in Lawrence, Kansas later that year. This collection contains diaries, personal books, letters and official documents, and an autobiography, and photographs.
Dates: 1849-1973, predominantly 1849-1913

Robert O. Wright Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 16
Overview This collection contains photographs depicting various scenes of early Kansas settlements, rural life, and domestic work, used by Robert O. Wright, an assistant professor in the Art Department at the University of Kansas, for his film "Kansas Folk Art and Individuals" in 1978.
Dates: approximately 1850 - 1915

Rosa C. Haag Ise recollections

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P321
Overview "Mother's recollections of her early life." Lawrence, Kansas, undated. These are the recollections of Rosa C. (Haag) Ise, from about 1858 to about 1880. They recount memories of her life in Holton, Kansas.
Dates: between 1880 and 1977

Samuel Jay Crumbine letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P12
Overview Letter, "To Violet and Warren." Dated Jackson Heights, N. Y., December 14, 1946. The letter comments extensively on the authenticity of Wright's book. There is also autobiographical information about Crumbine, who practiced medicine in Dodge City from the early 1880's to 1904.
Dates: December 14, 1946

Stewart-Lockwood family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 114
Overview This collection contains the family papers of the Stewart family of Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Lockwood family of Baldwin, Kansas, covering a period of almost one hundred years, 1852-1950. These families were predominantly professionally oriented, including teachers, ministers, and farmers.
Dates: 1852 - 1950

T.D. Heed letter to his sister, Susanna Mercy Heed

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P783
Overview This photocopy is of a July 1, 1867 letter from merchant Thomas Dougherty Heed, written from Fort Harker, Kansas, a military post along the Santa Fe Trail in Ellsworth County. Heed, a native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, addresses his 3-page letter to his sister, Susanna Mercy Heed of Bucks County, describing the traffic on the Santa Fe Trail, the Indian threat, buffalo herds, and the local gambling and violence. Included is a photocopy of an 1867 promotional circular issued by the Kansas...
Dates: July 1, 1867

Typescript of Neosho

 Collection — folders: 1-4
Call Number: RH MS P14
Overview Typescript manuscript of Davidson's book, inscription page, and cover of dust jacket.
Dates: Other: Before 1966

Wabaunsee County (Kan.) settlement research

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P795
Overview This collection of research regarding a late nineteenth-century African American settlement in Wabaunsee County, Kansas was conducted by Penny Clark.
Dates: approximately 1994

William E. Drenner family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 973
Overview This collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, photographic albums, scrapbooks, published books, exhibit panels, and reference material of William Drenner and his family. It also contains business papers and reports from Drenner's banking career.
Dates: 1920s-2000s

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Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 2
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 2
Teachers -- Kansas 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Abilene (Kan.) -- History 1
African Americans -- Kansas 1
African Americans -- Kansas -- Wabaunsee County -- History 1
Agriculture -- Kansas -- Kearny County 1
Authors, American -- Kansas 1
Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History 1
Bison, American 1
Bourbon County (Kan.) -- History 1
Christmas -- Kansas 1
Comanche County (Kan.) -- History 1
Council Grove (Kan.) -- History 1
Diaries 1
Diaries (Blank-books) 1
Dodge City (Kan.) -- History 1
Ellsworth County (Kan.) -- History 1
Family archives -- Kansas 1
Farm life -- Kansas 1
Farm life -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Farm life -- Kansas -- Mitchell County 1
Farmers -- Correspondence 1
Farmers' spouses 1
Fort Harker (Kanopolis, Kan.) 1
Fort Harker (Kanopolis, Kan.) -- History 1
Fort Leavenworth (Kan.) 1
Fort Riley (Kan.) 1
Franklin County (Kan.) -- History 1
French-Canadians -- Kansas 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado -- Las Animas County 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Illinois 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Brantford 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Fiction 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Franklin County 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Graham County 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Rochester 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Oklahoma 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas 1
Geary County (Kan.) -- History 1
Hamilton County (Kan.) -- History 1
Illinois -- Genealogy 1
Indians of North America -- Kansas 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 1
Junction City (Kan.) 1
Kanopolis (Kan.) -- History 1
Kansas -- Genealogy 1
Kansas -- History 1
Kansas -- History -- Fiction 1
Kansas -- Politics and government 1
Kearny County (Kan.) -- History -- Sources 1
Land settlement -- Kansas 1
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Lulu (Honesdale, Penn.) 1
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Minneola (Kan.) -- History 1
Neosho River Valley (Kan. and Okla.) -- History -- Fiction 1
Nicodemus (Kan.) -- History 1
Osawatomie (Kan.) -- History 1
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Presbyterians -- Kansas 1
Presidents -- United States -- Election 1
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Rice County (Kan.) -- History 1
Santa Fe National Historic Trail 1
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Swedes -- Kansas 1
Syracuse (Kan.) -- History 1
Valley Falls (Kan.) -- History 1
Wabaunsee County (Kan.) -- History 1
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 1
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Names
Amrine, M. F. (Milton F.) 1
Amrine, Mabel Chilcott 1
Bingham, Anne E. 1
Brodhead, Michael J. 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
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Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Cable, Eleazer 1
Chase, Ella J. 1
Clark (Family : 1873-1900) 1
Clark, Penny, 1959- 1
Cody family. 1
Cody, Elvira Ruth Cable 1
Cody, Joseph A. 1
Cody, Josephine L. 1
Combes, Emily Isabelle 1
Crumbine, Samuel J. (Samuel Jay), 1862-1954 1
Cunningham, Delila, 1876-1948? 1
Davidson, Clyde O. 1
Drenner family. 1
Drenner, Fern Ruth Volmer, 1899- 1
Drenner, Jacob, 1824-1903 1
Drenner, Ray William, 1950- 1
Drenner, Stephen V., 1954- 1
Drenner, William E., 1923-2002 1
Dunmire, Allen 1
Garrison family. 1
Gilbert, Robert L. 1
Gorden, D. R. 1
Greenwood family. 1
Grover, Joel, 1825-1879 1
Hall (Family : 1860-1869 : Ill.) 1
Harrison family. 1
Harrison, Bess 1
Hawkins family. 1
Hawkins, James E. (James Elisha), 1862- 1
Hawkins, Rosa B., 1870-1919 1
Heed, Susanna Mercy, 1846- 1
Heed, T. D. (Thomas Dougherty), 1832- 1
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876 1
Irvin, Anna G., 1860- 1
Ise , John, 1885-1969 1
Ise family. 1
Ise, Rosa Christina Haag, 1856- 1
Jones, Nannie Peterson 1
Kansas Pacific Railway Company 1
Kansas. Militia 1
Kemple, Genevieve 1
Lockwood (Family : Kansas, 1850-1950) 1
Lockwood, Allen Thomas Stewart, 1892- 1
Lockwood, Anson Ovid, 1855-1933 1
Lockwood, Nora Dormer Stewart, 1864-1942 1
Lockwood, Ruth Anne, 1899- 1
Martin, James B. (James Bernard), 1943- 1
Methodist Episcopal Church (Council Grove, Kan.) 1
Moore, Ella M. 1
Morgan (Family : 1856-1943 : Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Packard, George W 1
Parker Amusement Co. (Abilene, Kan.) 1
Parker, Caroline Updegraff 1
Peterson, C. P., active 1919 1
Presbyterian Church (Burlingame, Kan.) 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A 1
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 1
Reed, Joseph M., 1834?-1864 1
Searcy, E. C. (Emmett Coldwell), -1945 1
Searcy, Kate Warthen, 1866-1953 1
Searcy, Lucile, 1898- 1
Smith, Alice Strieby, 1885-1973 1
Smith, Alvin (Resident of Ohio) 1
Smith, Joseph F. , 1837?- 1
Smith, T. B., active 174 1
Smith, Thomas James, 1830-1870 1
Stewart (Family : Kansas, 1850-1950) 1
Stewart, Mary Jane Miller 1
Stewart, Thomas 1
Teeters, Joseph L. 1
That Kansas Spirit 1
Updegraff, William W. 1
Vansickle, John Henry 1
Ward, Anna Morgan 1
Warthen family 1
Warthen, I. B. (Isaiah Bedford), 1838-1927 1
Wright, Robert O., 1933-2016 1
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