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Call Number: RH MS P136
Overview Richards and William Connelley corresponded about Kansas territorial history. Richards, who participated in the border wars between Kansas Territory and Missouri (1854-1861), recounted the events for Connelley, a historian. The letters, dated 1902-1909, were written approximately 50 years after the events. Connelley and Richards were specifically interested in detailing the border war involvement of Richards himself as well as James Lane, John Brown, William Quantrill, and Governor Charles...
Dates: 1902 - 1909
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P27
Overview Episodes in Kansas history; three incidents included in The Gun and the Gospel. Lawrence? ca. 1896?
Dates: approximately 1896?
Call Number: RH MS P285
Overview This collection of letters was apparently written by two sisters living in Lawrence from 1859 to sometime after 1863. The letters are written to the two women's mother and brother who lived in Westinfield, Connecticut about events in Lawrence prior to and during the Civil War. The letters are arranged chronologically. Two letters dated 1859 and 1881 from two different attorney's are filed together, separate from the main body of correspondence.
Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D59
Overview The history of our ancestors. Being a record of the Riggs, Baldridge, and Agnew families together with fragmentary data as to other cognate families. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915.
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Fugitive slaves -- United States 1
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements 1
- Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History 1
- Olathe (Kan.) -- History 1
- Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories 1 ∧ less
- Agnew family 1
- Baldridge family 1
- Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
- Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
- Earl, Elizabeth S.C. 1