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Wilson County (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

C.W. Hickcox collection

Call Number: RH MS 823

A collection of 20 account books of Charles W. Hickcox, an early settler in the Fall River Township of Wilson County, southeastern Kansas, who farmed and operated a lumber business and grist mill--the Jackson-Hickcox mill. The business records, which date from 1854 to 1901, are accompanied by a 1928 postcard to Hickcox's daughter Olive and her husband Harvey Blinn.

Dates: 1854 - 1928

Frederickson family photographs

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH PH P2802_1]
Call Number: RH PH P2802
Overview Photographic prints and some copy negatives of members of the Frederickson or Fredericksen family of Allen and Wilson Counties in southeastern Kansas. Family members photographed include Walter and his wife Marguerite, James or Jim (former marshal of Bassett), Fred, Mary (Frederickson) Keas and her husband Gene, Dolores (Frederickson) Hughes Catlett and her son Thomas Eugene, and Patty (Frederickson) Hernandez and her husband Lloyd. There are also group photographs of the men of Savonburg,...
Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1904 - 1951, 1980s?

History of Wilson County, Kansas

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P441

This collection contains a brief history of Wilson County, Kansas; a history of Fort Row, which is located three miles south of Coyville; and a brochure from the Wilson County Historical Society.

Dates: before 1982

Papers of Kansas real estate investor J. Haviland Haight

Call Number: RH MS 556

This collection contains papers concerning the 19th century real estate investments of J. Haviland Haight in the Kansas counties of Leavenworth, Douglas, and Wilson.

Dates: 1850 - 1894

Pippin family letters

Call Number: RH MS 915

This collection contains letters addressed to members of the Pippin family who resided in Wilson County, Kansas in the 1940s and 1970s. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written to Neodesha, Kansas residents Lafe and Dorothy Pippin from their son and neighbors who were serving in the Army during World War II.

Dates: 1943 - 1975