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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
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