Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History
Found in 11 records:
2 academic papers by Debora K. Brown.
Colonel Daniel Read Anthony and Paul Egbert Havens were leading businessmen and public officials in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. Their families intersected through the 1897 marriage of Anthony's son, Daniel Read Anthony, Jr., and Havens' daughter Elizabeth. The Anthony collection consists primarily of career papers of Colonel Anthony, his son, and his grandson, Daniel Read Anthony III. The Havens papers are comprised largely of personal family correspondence.
Clippings regarding the early settlement of the city and county of Leavenworth and of early Kansas governors
Clippings, 1889-90, published in the Leavenworth Advertiser and Western Life, successor to the Leavenworth Advertiser.
This six-page letter was written in the spring of 1874 from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas by Ella Dewey Woart, daughter of John Woart, post chaplain at the fort. Having arrived at Fort Leavenworth with her parents the previous fall, Ella writes to her grandmother, describing the appearance of the fort, her family's quarters, her father's work, and the inhabitants at the fort and in the nearby town of Leavenworth.
Episodes in Kansas history; three incidents included in The Gun and the Gospel. Lawrence? ca. 1896?
An 1856 letter from Sterrettania, Pennsylvania resident David Sterrett to his son Innis (David Brice Innis Sterrett), containing news of his other sons, including Andrew Jackson Sterrett of Leavenworth (Kansas Territory).
A collection of seventeen letters written to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses (primarily those engaged in banking and insurance), 1867-1870.
Business forms and legal documents related to business and professional interests of Arthur B. Havens, a real estate broker and collection agent in the early history of Leavenworth, Kansas. The papers include documents of the Kansas Immigration Society and communications from Leavenworth newspaperman Daniel Read Anthony and from Isaac Peckham Christiancy, a former Michigan senator and supreme court justice.