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Anna G. (Smith) Irvin's memories of early days in Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P68
Overview Reminiscences of early days near Blue Mound. Recounts family's departure from England and trip West. Describes pioneer life in Douglas County, raids during the civil War, and Indians in the area. A 4-page "Excerpt" and map is included with the account.
Dates: 1935

Edward D. Thompson correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P162

Henry John Weltmer papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 23
Scope and Contents The collection contains records, papers and photographs of Weltmer's military and business careers, along with family papers and memorabilia. Over the years, Weltmer kept copies of war correspondence and journals of the 137th Infantry and later the 130th Field Artillery activities. These records are a part of the collection. For additional photographs from the Henry J. Weltmer collection, see RH Ms-P23.
Dates: 1905 - 1956

Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27
Overview Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.
Dates: 1872 - 1906

Samuel M. Strickler collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P157
Overview Samuel Strickler was Brigadier General of the Kansas Militia in the early 1860s during the United States' Civil War. Most of this collection pertains to organizing militia companies in Kansas; there are also two photographs in the collection.
Dates: 1863, circa 1860s-1870s

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