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Clipping scrapbooks compiled by Sara Robinson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E67
Scope and Contents These clippings were collected by Sara Robinson, Charles Robinson's wife. The clippings treat the lives of Charles Robinson, John Brown, James H. Lane, and numerous others prominent in Kansas history. There is biographical information about Lawrence residents, local and regional history.
Dates: 1857 - 1894

George W. Collamore papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 33
Overview Correspondence, documents relating to Lawrence property and Pike's Peak gold mines, steamship freight bills, papers, etc.
Dates: 1854 - 1869

Herbert Thompson letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P370
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Herbert Thompson, a student at the University of Kansas, to his father, Judge M. L. Thompson, about Jim Lane and Governor Robinson.

Dates: March 25, 1891

Letters from Sara Robinson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P141
Overview Sara Robinson's letters to Phebe Stone, her sister-in-law, were written while her husband Charles Robinson was in California. Her letters to Frank Blackmar mention a history written about the University of Kansas, events at the University, books about Kansas, property holdings and taxes, and farm management and expenses.
Dates: 1850 - 1909

Manuscript with editorial markings

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 204
Overview Manuscript for Governor Charles Robinson of Kansas, by Don W. Wilson, with editorial markings. Published by the University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, in 1975.
Dates: 1975

Papers of Charles Robinson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 38
Overview The collection of correspondence, documents, and addresses of Charles Robinson, housed in the Kansas Collection, is mainly from the period 1854 to 1861. Robinson was a resident agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company and an advocate for the Free State, anti-slavery cause. There are items on the founding of the University of Kansas. There are also letters from Mrs. Robinson to F. W. Blackmar, the biographer of Governor Robinson.
Dates: 1836 - 1911

Reduced photostat copies of correspondence selected from letter books in the Massachusetts Historical Society

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS D76
Overview Correspondence selected from letter books in the Massachusetts Historical Society by Prof. Frank E. Melvin. Reduced photostats.
Dates: 1858 - 1868

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