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Farm life -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Anne E. Bingham reminiscences

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P56

Reminiscences of life on a farm near Junction City following migration west in 1869. Sixteen years on a Kansas farm, 1870-1886.

Dates: 1869, 1870-1886, 1921


Call Number: RH MS D132
Scope and Contents

These diaries were written by Hudson detailing his activities and those of his family and acquaintances. He consistently notes weather conditions, chores he performs, and other activities of a business and social nature. Hudson's diaries are unusually complete, but he discontinued writing in 1905.

Volumes are handwritten in pencil and ink.

Dates: 1902 - 1904

Henry Messenger photographs

Call Number: RH PH 526
Overview This collection contains photographs and postcards from the Messenger family, who were ranchers in the Dodge City, Kansas area. The collection also includes several poems, booklets, and a piece of wood from the Petrified Forest in Arizona. Most of the photographs are undated, and the people in them are unidentified. The photographs are mostly taken in small farmtown settings, probably between 1920 and 1940. The postcards contain a mixture of commercial images and photographic prints. The...
Dates: between 1910 and 1950

Samuel Emmons Hudson diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS A36

This diary, one of four extant, is incomplete. In its entries Hudson notes weather conditions, his daily activities and those of his family. Farming activities and social occasions are consistently detailed.

Dates: January 1, 1881 - September 17, 1881