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Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P960
Overview Single handwritten letter, written by Edward Everett Hale to Abbott Lawrence, regarding the formation of the New England Emigrant Aid Company and requesting Lawrence to consider financially backing the company. The company was formed soon after the creation of the Kansas and Nebraska Territories, with the intention of settlers from the northeastern states going to Kansas to settle and help it become a free state, rather than a slaveholding state. Folder also includes envelope in which letter...
Dates: May 14, 1854
Call Number: RH MS P7
Dates: Before 1952
Call Number: RH MS 38
Overview The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.
Dates: 1836 - 1911
Collection — Reel: 1-9
Call Number: RH MF 99
Overview This collection consists of microfilmed copies of the official records and correspondence of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, an organization founded to help individuals from the northeastern United States move to the newly opened Kansas territory in order to help the territory become a free state rather than a slaveholding state.
Dates: 1854 - 1909
- Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Kansas -- Constitution 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
- Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 2
- Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
- Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 2
- Blackmar, Frank W. (Frank Wilson), 1854-1931 1
- Booth, Edw. 1