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Wyandotte County (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Records:

Katherine Goldsmith papers

Call Number: RH MS 1093
Overview Katherine Goldsmith was a teacher, writer, and historian in Kansas City, Missouri. Her papers comprise materials spanning the mid-19th century through the 20th century relating to her key areas of research interest: Kansas City metropolitan area history, industry, railroads, urban planning, and city development. These materials include significant collections of newspaper clippings, essays, publications, maps, photographs, and correspondence that provide both contemporary and retrospective...
Dates: 1825 - 1999

Letter to Irvin P. Long, guardian of Susan Mofat

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P138

Gives notice that a petition will be presented to the Wyandott County Commissioners for a road from Quindaro City to Wyandott City.

Dates: March 25, 1864

Orrin M. Murray papers

Call Number: RH MS 508

The Papers of Orrin M. Murray are those of a native Quindaro, Kansas historian and educator.

Dates: 1958 - 1986

Russell Peter Twist papers

Call Number: RH MS 54

The collection of Twist papers contains both business and personal correspondence, as well as some memorandum books and volumes from his Army service. Most of the personal correspondence deals with the period of time he was in the army during the Civil War. The business papers contains miscellaneous bills, tax receipts, insurance policies and account books.

Dates: 1854 - 1909

Sibyl S. McDonald collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P216

Sibyl S. McDonald describes the early settlement of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and explains the U.S. government reparations to the Delaware Native Americans in 1972 for lands taken in 1854, when Kansas territory opened to Euro-American settlement. The collection includes McDonald's handwritten letter of reminiscences and a small number of newspaper clippings about her Grinter-Marshall ancestors and about the Delaware Tribe.

Dates: 1972

Susan Greenbaum papers

Call Number: RH MS 1474

Susan D. Greenbaum received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Kansas, majoring in sociology and anthropology. She conducted extensive research into cultural groups within Kansas City, Kansas in the late 1970s and early 1980s as research for her degrees. The main focus of this collection is her research material and findings from the Slavic-American neighborhood of Strawberry Hill and the African American community in Northeast Kansas City.

Dates: 1894-1985 (bulk 1966-1983)

Wyandotte County, Kansas District Court collection

Call Number: RH MS 25
Overview The materials in this collection relate to approximately 150 civil suits heard before the Wyandotte County District Court. Much of the material relates to the Wyandotte tribe as litigants, among whom are Abelard Couthrie and William Walker, as well as other Walker family members. Other litigants include firms such as Great Western Telegraph Company and Missouri Valley Lumber Company. In many instances the documents include all relevant papers indicating all actions taken and final...
Dates: 1858-1889