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Johnson County (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Autobiography of Mary F. Beeson: James Warfield family in Old Shawneetown

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P615

Typescript of the autobiography of Mary F. Beeson, including Beeson's account of the murder of her father, James Lot Warfield, by William Quantrill's guerrilla band on October 17, 1862 at Shawneetown, Kansas.

Dates: 1905-1910

C. Y. Thomas collection

Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887-1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

Stanley, Kansas photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH PH 123
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album containing black and white prints of farming scenes of Stanley, Johnson County, Kansas in the 1920s, as well as work on the state highway in Albany, Gentry County, Missouri. Farming scenes may contain various animals (donkeys, ducks, cattle, pigs, etc.), individuals at work, fields, automobiles, and horses, either with individuals riding on horseback or horses pulling carts and farming equipment. Also in the album are group shots of...
Dates: approximately 1920s