Garden City (Kan.) -- History
Found in 5 Records:
This letter from Garden City real estate agent Jess Kisner was written to Marion Russell, a Stafford County, Kansas farmer to whom Kisner had sold acreage in Finney County. Kisner writes regarding Russell's purchase, describes the state of the Finney County wheat crop, and describes additional parcels of land that he wishes to sell. On the letter's reverse are pencilled lists of income for the year 1921.
This collection includes audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Robert Oppenheimer and others for a Hispanic oral history project in Garden City, Kansas, as well as modern photoprints from copy negatives of photographs from the local Hispanic community. The project was a result of a grant from the Kansas Council for the Humanities initiated by Dr. Oppenheimer, who was a professor in the University of Kansas' History Department.
Papers from the Tyrian Lodge, no. 246, of the Garden City, Kan. Freemasons lodge. The papers include a receipt book, financial ledger, bylaws for the lodge, and a letter from John Q. Carter to James A. Cassler. Most of the items date from the 1890s.
This collection consists of the professional working files of Donald Stull, an applied anthropologist who worked at the University of Kansas. The collection includes research materials from several major projects Stull conducted about contemporary Native American life, what aging means in central Kansas Mennonite communities, and rural meatpacking factory impacts on the boomtowns hosting them, as well as materials from other projects and activities in which Stull was involved.