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Hall Family Correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P413
Overview Photocopies of handwritten letters and of typed transcriptions of correspondence between members of the Hezekiah Hall family of Illinois and Kansas. The letters discuss the Civil War (several of the brothers were Union soldiers), farming in Illinois and Kansas, homesteading in Kansas, and family members and friends. Also included is a list of the family members with a short biography of each, a note by James B. Martin, the transcriber, and a list of letters sent and received by Susan Hall in...
Dates: 1863 - 1866

Kate Warthen Searcy papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 34
Overview

Kate (Warthen) Searcy was an early homesteader in western Kansas, in addition to being a schoolteacher, author, and newspaper editor. This collection includes her family correspondence and some records related to her career, as well as photographs and other personal materials.

Dates: 1853-1953 (bulk 1882-1926)

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