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Allen Dunmire diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS A37
Overview Diary entries are made in ink and pencil. Each entry mentions the weather conditions and is followed by the daily activities. There are diary entries for each day of the year 1879. In addition, there are notes on expenditures and receipts during the year as well as accounts received and paid.
Dates: 1879

Autobiographies of a man and woman, Oskaloosa, Kansas, late 19th century

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D177
Overview Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.
Dates: late 19th century

Letter to Louis La Coss

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P209
Overview Letter to Louis La Coss, dated Hannibal, Mo., May 11, 1961.
Dates: May 11, 1961

Mariah Jones correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P303
Overview Letters from America; the correspondence of Mariah Jones with her Welsh relatives.
Dates: January 18, 1873 and October 8, 1874

Reminiscences of the Dust Bowl

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 271
Overview This group of oral history tapes, recorded on thirteen 90 minute cassette tapes, was collected by Donald Worster, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Hawaii when conducting research for his book on the Dust Bowl. The objectives of the interviews conducted in September 1977, in southwestern Kansas and the panhandle of Oklahoma, were to ascertain personal backgrounds of the interviewers and to record their recollections. The interviews were generally informal with no advance...
Dates: September 1977

Salmon child letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P325
Overview I, your aged and troublesome Parent.... ; a letter to his children. Dated Gorham, Conn., April 2, 1840.
Dates: April 2, 1840