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Pioneer life in Kansas

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Call Number: RH MS P114

This collection consists of a single, three-page typescript reminiscence by Caroline Updegraff Parker, relating the experiences of her brother William W. Updegraff and her own family in Osawatomie, Kansas from 1855 to 1869, as well as a photograph of her brother William later in his life.

Dates: [between 1875-1910]

William Clarke Quantrill correspondence

Call Number: RH MS 75
Overview This collection includes letters from William Clarke Quantrill to his mother, Caroline Clarke Quantrill, preceding and up to the raid of Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Also included in the collection is the correspondence of William W. Scott, editor of the Iron Valley Reporter and friend of Mrs. Quantrill, who attempted to help Mrs. Quantrill obtain the truth about her son. This correspondence consists of letters between Scott and people who allegedly had known...
Dates: 1855 - 1906

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  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 X

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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Osawatomie 1
Guerrilla warfare 1
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
Osawatomie (Kan.) -- History 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Parker, Caroline Updegraff 1
Quantrill, Caroline Clarke, 1819-1903 1
Scott, W. W. (William W.) 1
Updegraff, William W. 1