Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas
Found in 14 Records:
Diary entries are made in ink and pencil. Each entry mentions the weather conditions and is followed by the daily activities. There are diary entries for each day of the year 1879. In addition, there are notes on expenditures and receipts during the year as well as accounts received and paid.
Reminiscences of life on a farm near Junction City following migration west in 1869. Sixteen years on a Kansas farm, 1870-1886.
Buggy Tracks; A personal narrative of life in a small western Kansas town in the early 1900's, together with family photographs. Ft. Morgan, Colorado? 197-
This collection consists of letters that discuss family affairs, droughts and crops. J. S. Clark mentions carrying mail, "following" cotton, and Mormons. Lizzie mentions raising chickens and pigs. It also contains a marriage certificate for J. S. Clark and Mary Ann Pedigrew from Kansas in 1873.
This collection consists of Joseph Cody's letters to his wife, Elvira (Cable) Cody, and those received from other friends, arranged chronologically from 1854-1885. It also includes letters written by Elvira and those she received from friends prior to her marriage to Joseph, arranged chronologically from 1847-1853. Letters written by Elvira's father, Eleazer Cable, a nurseryman in Ohio concerned with the maintenance of the Cable nursery, are dated from 1837-1869.
This collection consist of eight letters of Joseph M. Reed dated from 1858 to 1863, and compiled by Evelyn L. Harmon and Glenn E. L. Slining in 1977.
The collection consists of a typescript of a newspaper article from 1955 and photocopy of a magazine article from 1956 written by Mabel Chilcott Amrine; and photocopies of a three-part newspaper article from 1957 written by M. F. Amrine. There is also a photocopy of Mrs. Amrine's magazine article which also appeared in a Topeka newspaper in 1957.
Describes frontier life in Kansas 1866-1869 while Gorden worked as a telegraph operator for the Kansas Pacific Railroad.
"Mother's recollections of her early life." Lawrence, Kansas, undated. These are the recollections of Rosa C. (Haag) Ise, from about 1858 to about 1880. They recount memories of her life in Holton, Kansas.
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.
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, photographic albums, scrapbooks, published books, exhibit panels, and reference material of William Drenner and his family. It also contains business papers and reports from Drenner's banking career.