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Academic Papers of Debora K. Brown

Call Number: RH MS P395

2 academic papers by Debora K. Brown.

Dates: 1980

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

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

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

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

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

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

Letters to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses

Call Number: RH MS P614

A collection of seventeen letters written to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses (primarily those engaged in banking and insurance), 1867-1870.

Dates: 1867 - 1870

Lewis A. Waterman letters

Call Number: RH MS 515

The Lewis A. Waterman Collection contains twenty-nine letters that were written by him from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the United States Signal Corps, stationed chiefly at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The collection also includes cartes de visites of Waterman's Signal Corps comrades at Fort Leavenworth.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Papers of Arthur B. Havens

Call Number: RH MS 49

Business forms and legal documents related to business and professional interests of Arthur B. Havens, a real estate broker and collection agent in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. The papers include documents of the Kansas Immigration Society and communications from Leavenworth newspaperman Daniel Read Anthony and from Isaac Peckham Christiancy, a former Michigan senator and supreme court justice.

Dates: 1844 - 1911

Pillsbury family papers

Call Number: RH MS 802
Overview These family papers, which date chiefly from the early 1840s through the 1860s, emanated from the family line of the Reverend Stephen Pillsbury and his wife Lavinia (Hobart) Pillsbury of New Hampshire. Comprising the bulk of the collection is Lavinia Pillsbury's correspondence with her adult children and their correspondence with each other--several of whom were early Kansas settlers. Included are typed memoirs of their son Leonard Hobart Pillsbury, who fought in several major battles of the...
Dates: 1805 - 1924

Whittier Club records

Call Number: RH MS E185

This collection includes meeting minutes, financial information, membership information, photographs, and other documentation regarding the Whittier Club of Leavenworth, Kansas, a women's club dedicated to providing educational opportunities to its membership.

Dates: 1888 - 1986

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Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 1
Brown, Debora K. 1
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Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
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Hussey-Dahler Company (Virginia City, Mont.) 1
Jenkins, Gaius, 1812-1858 1
Kansas Immigration Society 1
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Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
Lane, Mary Elizabeth Baldridge, 1826-1885 1
Lee, A. L. 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Methodist Episcopal Church. Kansas Conference 1
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Missouri River Railway Company 1
Moore, H. Miles (Henry Miles), 1826- 1
National Union Committee for the West. 1
Paddock, G. W. (George Washington), 1823-1908 1
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Patt, Britannia Franklin, 1807-1895 1
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Pillsbury, Leonard Hobart, 1835-1933 1
Pillsbury, Stephen, 1781-1851 1
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 1
Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907 1
Silkman, F. B. 1
State Normal School (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
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Sterrett, David, 1789-1865 1
Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. 1
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United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 7th 1
United States. Army. Signal Corps 1
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Waterman, Franklin Alonzo, 1844-1886 1
Waterman, Lewis A. (Lewis Anthony), 1848-1868 1
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Weston, Mary Pillsbury, 1817-1894 1
Whittier Club (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
Willey, Sandra 1
Woart family. 1
Woart, Ella Dewey, 1848?- 1
Woart, John, 1810-1893 1
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