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"Ancestors and Descendants of Frances Christina McCreath Taylor"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P211
Overview Typescript of "Ancestors and Descendants of Frances Christina McCreath Taylor," written in Lawrence, Kansas in 1965 by author, Frances Christina McCreath Taylor. Description of the genealogy of Taylor from 1811 to 1965.
Dates: 1965

Douglas County Genealogical Society records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1450
Overview This collection includes records of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Kansas dating from its founding in 1975 to the early 2000s. The collection includes meeting minutes, financial records and treasurer's reports, and other administrative records for the organization. There are also a number of the organization's quarterly newsletters, "The Pioneer," including a small history of their logo and information on the numerous workshops and seminars they have held in Lawrence, KansasS.
Dates: 1975 - 2002

Family History database project related to in-migration to Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 161
Overview This project originated as part of the course requirements for History 8, United States History, 1865 to the Present, taught by William Juhnke, in an effort to build a database related to in-migration to Kansas. The collection has since been added to by Mark Rose.
Dates: 1974 - 1978

Family Pedigree Charts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P342
Overview Photocopies of Chaffin-Shorb pedigree chart and of Baker-Brenner pedigree chart.
Dates: unknown

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

Harrell - Willey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1522
Overview This collection contains family memorobilia, including photographs, biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks dating from the 19th through the early 21st centuries for the Harrell and Willey families, who settled in Kansas during the territorial era and early statehood.
Dates: 1803 - 2012

John Gideon Haskell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P387
Overview Typescript (carbon copy) of "The Haskell Family of Weathersfield, Vermont, 1787-1933, compiled by John Gideon Haskell," and typescript (transcript, carbon copy) of the "Will of Roger Haskell of Beverly, [1667], copied from the original on file in Essex County Probate Office."
Dates: between 1832 and 1907

Mildred P. Reid Mounger papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 458
Overview The papers of Mildred P. Reid Mounger are those of a Kansas native who, through the Capital Household Technicians and Topeka Household Technicians both of which she began, worked to better conditions for household workers.
Dates: 1904-1988

Personal papers of Nellie Barnes

 Collection
Call Number: PP 466
Overview Nellie Barnes taught Rhetoric at the University of Kansas from 1918-1956. Her collection includes maps, stories of Kansas lore and history, student theme papers, and lyrics to folk songs. The bulk of the collection comprises personal and family papers, project manuscripts and miscellaneous research with content dating back to 1750, and alphabetical files of letters to author Mary Austin. A carbon set of the letters is at the end of the collection.
Dates: 1900 - 1960

Proven ancestry of John Edwin Darby and Charlotte Amelia Bremerman

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P200
Overview Proven ancestory of John Edwin Darby and Charlotte Amelia Bremerman. A supplement to John Edwin Darby, his descendants, and known ancestors. Manhattan, Kansas, 1967.
Dates: 1967

Zion Lutheran Church records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1133
Overview These historical records of the Zion Lutheran Church of rural Clyde, Kansas date from 1874, when the church was formally organized at Brantford, Kansas by its community of Swedish immigrants. Records include the church's 1874 constitution and minutes of meetings through 1947. Also included is the church's earliest register of members, identifying dates of birth, baptism, confirmation, immigration, marriage, and deaths through 1965. The records are in Swedish through 1924, and are afterward in...
Dates: 1874 - 1965

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