Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861
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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.
Correspondence, documents relating to Lawrence property and Pike's Peak gold mines, steamship freight bills, papers, etc.
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.
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.