Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 6 of 6

Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales Family Papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many letters...
Dates: 1855-1989

Clippings regarding the early settlement of the city and county of Leavenworth and of early Kansas governors

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C66
Overview Clippings, 1889-90, published in the Leavenworth Advertiser and Western Life, successor to the Leavenworth Advertiser.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Josephine Few family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P813
Overview Josephine A. Few's grandfather, Dr. Samuel F. Few, emigrated from Virginia to Kansas Territory's town of Leavenworth in the early 1850s. These family papers contain several of his printed invitations to Leavenworth social events, a news clipping regarding the Few family farm near Leavenworth, and a letter from University of Kansas Professor E. H. S. Bailey regarding the water quality of the farm's mineral springs. Included are Josephine Few's descriptions of Dr. Few's ancestry and his life in...
Dates: 1868 - 1958

Leavenworth Public Library photograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 72
Overview Photographs of Leavenworth, Kansas scenes, and a few Lawrence, Kansas and Excelsior Springs, Missouri scenes. A majority of the photos were taken by Leavenworth resident Frank Morrow. Subjects of the images include identified and unidentified individuals in various groupings; residences, including some interior views; Fort Leavenworth and the Old Soldiers Home; churches, businesses (particularly the Great Western Stove Company), and street scenes in Leavenworth; bridges, trains, and river...
Dates: approximately 1896-1907?

Papers of Kansas real estate investor J. Haviland Haight

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 556
Overview This collection contains papers concerning the 19th century real estate investments of J. Haviland Haight in the Kansas counties of Leavenworth, Douglas, and Wilson.
Dates: 1850 - 1894

Stewart-Lockwood family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 114
Overview This collection contains the family papers of the Stewart family of Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Lockwood family of Baldwin, Kansas, covering a period of almost one hundred years, 1852-1950. These families were predominantly professionally oriented, including teachers, ministers, and farmers.
Dates: 1852 - 1950

Filtered By

  • Subject: Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 2
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 2
Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History 2
Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History 1
Emporia (Kan.) -- History 1
∨ more  
Names
Alexander family. 1
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 1
Bales (Family : 1846- : Logan, KS) 1
Bales, Florence Alexander, 1893-1989 1
Bales, Katharine Kufahl, 1923- 1