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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

James Findley Harrison diaries

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS A7
Overview Two diaries handwritten by James Findley Harrison in the mid and late 1860s. They give descriptions of his travels and eventual settling in Linn County, Kansas.
Dates: 1866 - 1870

John Hutchings correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P66
Overview The first two letters are from Banks, who preceded Hutchings to Lawrence, and they describe Lawrence, the lawyers, and law practice in the area. The third letter written by W. B. West mentions Quantrill's raid and asks about job opportunities in Lawrence.
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Personal papers of Margaret Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: PP 602
Overview This collection includes outgoing letters from Margaret Anderson to Gene and Marjorie Courtney. Topics typically discussed include mututal acquaintances and personal events. Letters addressed to Gene Courtney date from 1963-1970 and are organized chronologically by year. The 1966 folder includes newspaper clippings about Margaret Anderson's retirement from the University of Kansas. The folder with letters addressed to Marjorie S. Courtney contain two letters and one postcard.
Dates: 1963 - 1972

Pillsbury-Weston family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 233
Overview This collection consists of photocopied family correspondence from the 19th century, including family members who lived in New York City, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Kansas before, during, and after the United States' Civil War.
Dates: 1828 - 1896

Shane-Thompson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 58
Overview James Boucher Shane, a Civil War veteran, settled in Lawrence, Kansas in 1878, where he began to operate a commerical photography business. His daugther, Juno Belle Shane, and her husband, Herbert Thompson, eventually took over the business, which operated until 1953. The collection includes personal records of the Shane family, as well as business records of the Shane-Thompson studio, photographic prints, and glass plate negatives.
Dates: 1864 - 1944

Subject files on Kansas topics

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 977
Overview This collection includes files on Lawrence, Kansas, and general Kansas subjects. It was compiled and maintained at the Lawrence Public Library Osma (Local History) Room.
Dates: approximately 1960-2000

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Anderson, Margaret L., 1895-1976 1
Andrews, John Albion 1
Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
Collamore, George W., 1818-1863 1
Courtney, Marjorie M. Shryock 1