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Academic Papers of Debora K. Brown

Call Number: RH MS P395

2 academic papers by Debora K. Brown.

Dates: 1980

Anne E. Bingham reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P56

Reminiscences of life on a farm near Junction City following migration west in 1869. Sixteen years on a Kansas farm, 1870-1886.

Dates: 1869, 1870-1886, 1921

Anthony and Havens family papers

Call Number: RH MS 555

Colonel Daniel Read Anthony and Paul Egbert Havens were leading businessmen and public officials in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. Their families intersected through the 1897 marriage of Anthony's son, Daniel Read Anthony, Jr., and Havens' daughter Elizabeth. The Anthony collection consists primarily of career papers of Colonel Anthony, his son, and his grandson, Daniel Read Anthony III. The Havens papers are comprised largely of personal family correspondence.

Dates: 1837 - 1986

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Leavenworth, Kan.) papers

Call Number: RH MS P876

The Papers of Bethel A.M.E. Church of Leavenworth, Kansas are those of an African American church in Leavenworth, which is one of the earliest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.

Dates: 1920, 1949

Clippings regarding the early settlement of the city and county of Leavenworth and of early Kansas governors

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C66

Clippings, 1889-90, published in the Leavenworth Advertiser and Western Life, successor to the Leavenworth Advertiser.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Correspondence from Marcus Parrott to his Dayton, Ohio family members

Call Number: RH MS VLT 554

The collection contains 34 letters written by Marcus Junius Parrott to his Dayton, Ohio family members. The letters date from April 7, 1851 to April 28, 1862, and are arranged chronologically. Also included in the collection are a brief handwritten statement by [Laurette?] Parrott [Irvin?] regarding the collection content, and an offprint of a published 1865 sermon by Phillips Brooks, delivered at the time of Abraham Lincoln's death.

Dates: 1851 - 1862

Dodge and Miller family letters

Call Number: RH MS P974

This collection consists of six letters among three different generations of the Dodge family while residing in Buffalo, New York; at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and in Emporia, Kansas. The letters mostly focus on family news, including marriage announcements and the illnesses and deaths of family members.

Dates: 1832 - 1884

Ella Dewey Woart letter to her grandmother

Call Number: RH MS P830

This six-page letter was written in the spring of 1874 from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas by Ella Dewey Woart, daughter of John Woart, post chaplain at the fort. Having arrived at Fort Leavenworth with her parents the previous fall, Ella writes to her grandmother, describing the appearance of the fort, her family's quarters, her father's work, and the inhabitants at the fort and in the nearby town of Leavenworth.

Dates: May 19, 1874

Episodes in Kansas history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P27

Episodes in Kansas history; three incidents included in The Gun and the Gospel. Lawrence? ca. 1896?

Dates: approximately 1896?

F. B. Silkman letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P969
Overview This collection consists of a single letter written by F. B. Silkman to his father from Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. Silkman indicates that he cannot leave due to nobody else being available to mind the store; discusses the recent local election, indicating that three Pennsylvanians were elected and Thomas T. Slocum was elected mayor; proslavery men from Missouri pulled their man from the election when it became clear he would be defeated and some of them had gone to the Missouri...
Dates: September 5, 1855

First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas History

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P529

The First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas History is a typewritten history of the African American church, which was organized in 1857.

Dates: 1957

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas photographic postcards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P486

Two real photographic postcards depicting Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The views are of officers' quarters on Pope Avenue and of Otis Hall. There are descriptive inscriptions on the back of each postcard. Fort Leavenworth, which is located north of Leavenworth, Kansas, is the oldest Army post west of the Mississippi River and is known for training Army leaders through its Command School.

Dates: approximately 1909

G. W. Paddock diary transcript

Call Number: RH MS P857
Overview This transcript of the diary of Methodist Episcopal minister George W. Paddock chronicles his journey from New York State to Kansas Territory in 1857 and his traveling ministry in the territory to 1861. Transcribed from Paddock's 149-page diary in holdings of the Kansas State Historical Society, it contains his descriptions of frontier life, the settlers and Native Americans to whom he preached, the many settlements which he visited, and hostilities in the territory's free-state conflict. ...
Dates: 1857-1861, 1901

General orders regarding Nez Perce prisoners at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P106

Orders issued by Captain J. J. Coppinger detailing the personnel and duties of a guard for Nez Perce prisoners-of-war encamped near the fort. The order is signed by P. T. Brodrick, 1st Lt. and Adjutant 23rd Infantry, Post Adjutant and by 1st Lt. W. P. Manning, 23rd Infantry.

Dates: November 28, 1877

Great Western Manufacturing Company photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 550

This collection contains photographic prints and negatives and some textual materials from the Great Western Manufacturing Company in Leavenworth, Kansas, Kansas' oldest manufacturing firm.

Dates: approximately 1891-1942

James Findley Harrison diaries

Call Number: RH MS A7

Two diaries handwritten by James Findley Harrison in the mid and late 1860s. They give descriptions of his travels and eventual settling in Linn County, Kansas.

Dates: 1866 - 1870

James Henry Lane Papers

Call Number: RH MS 28

The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.

Dates: 1841 - 1923

Jesse T. Roberts land certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q436

Land certificate deeding real property to Jesse T. Roberts from the Delaware tribe, as recorded by the register at the Land Office at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory.

Dates: May 6, 1854

Josephine Few family papers

Call Number: RH MS P813
Overview Josephine A. Few's grandfather, Dr. Samuel F. Few, emigrated from Virginia to Kansas Territory's town of Leavenworth in the early 1850s. These family papers contain several of his printed invitations to Leavenworth social events, a news clipping regarding the Few family farm near Leavenworth, and a letter from University of Kansas Professor E. H. S. Bailey regarding the water quality of the farm's mineral springs. Included are Josephine Few's descriptions of Dr. Few's ancestry and his life...
Dates: 1868 - 1958

Kansas Central Railway Company collection

Call Number: RH MS P92

This collection contains miscellaneous items related to the operations of the Kansas Central Railroad (or Railway) Company, organized in 1871. Includes articles of agreement between W.T. Yoakum of the city of Leavenworth and state of Kansas and the Washington Improvement Company and specifications and plans related to the depot at Grasshopper Falls, Kansas.

Dates: 1872 - 1917

Lambert Lumber Company records

Call Number: RH MS G68

The records in this collection reflect the business transactions at the Winchester yard of the Lambert Lumber Company and are extensive in the breadth of their documentation, including so many types of business records, as well as in the chronological coverage of the company, extending from 1897 to 1958. The precise dates of the existence of the company are unknown. The records have been arranged by type of material and then chronologically within that organization.

Dates: 1897 - 1958

Leavenworth, Kansas photographs

Call Number: RH PH 109

Photographs of Leavenworth Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1867-1900

Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 72
Overview Photographs of Leavenworth, Kansas scenes, and a few Lawrence, Kansas and Excelsior Springs, Missouri scenes. A majority of the photos were taken by Leavenworth resident Frank Morrow. Subjects of the images include identified and unidentified individuals in various groupings; residences, including some interior views; Fort Leavenworth and the Old Soldiers Home; churches, businesses (particularly the Great Western Stove Company), and street scenes in Leavenworth; bridges, trains, and river...
Dates: approximately 1896-1907?

Letter from David Sterrett (Sterrettania, Erie County, Penn.) to his son Innis

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P612

An 1856 letter from Sterrettania, Pennsylvania resident David Sterrett to his son Innis (David Brice Innis Sterrett), containing news of his other sons, including Andrew Jackson Sterrett of Leavenworth (Kansas Territory).

Dates: November 13, 1856

Letter from H. D. Mackay (Law and Collection Office of Mackay and Sears, Leavenworth, Kansas) to Lieutenant L. E. Campbell (15th U. S. Infantry, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Michigan)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P621

Letter written October 26, 1866 by Leavenworth, Kansas businessman H. D. Mackay, denouncing the administration of U. S. President Andrew Johnson in the nation's period of post-Civil War Reconstruction. The envelope is addressed to L. E. Campbell but postmarked September 28. Mackay's letter is to Lieutenant Lafayette Campbell, who later married a niece of Johnson's successor, Ulysses S. Grant.

Dates: October 26, 1866

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Few, George W., 1840- 1
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Fisher, H. D. (Hugh Dunn), 1824-1905 1
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