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Sumner County (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Beals family papers

Call Number: RH MS 982

The Beals family papers are those of the donor's mother, Lenore Beals Haines, and maternal grandmother Estella Kerr (Mrs. Frank) Beals of Argonia (Sumner County), Kansas. The papers contain Argonia high school and organizational records and photographs dating from the 1920s, as well as local histories and visitors' guides. A club year book from Frank and Stella Beals' later residency in Anthony (Harper County), Kansas is included.

Dates: 1922-1995

Franklin family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1127
Overview The Franklin family collection contains family correspondence and photographs of William E. and Phoebe A. Franklin, who emigrated from Illinois to the South Haven Township of Sumner County, Kansas in 1884 and in 1902 moved to Verden, Oklahoma. The collection contains their 1902 to 1947 correspondence from Oklahoma with family members of Illinois and South Haven. Included is a Civil War letter from William Franklin describing his participation in the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama on April...
Dates: 1865 - 1947

Letter from O.O. Potter (Wellington, Sumner County, Kan.), to William G. Tritt (Meadville, Crawford County, Pa.)

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P622

Letter dated January 30, 1883 from O.O. Potter, a newly-arrived Sumner County, Kansas settler, describing his impressions of the county and his 1882 rail travels in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Dates: January 30, 1883