Atchison (Kan.) -- History
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The Blair family collection contains the papers of Amanda Meeker Blair and her daughter, Kate Blair Evans.
Early reminiscences in Atchison in 1859 / by Frank A. Root. - Atchison, Kan. ; Atchison Daily Champion
The volume contains an article written by Frank A. Root recounting the early history of Atchison, Kansas. In it, Root recalls who some of the first businessmen were, talks about the gold rush, the first church and first school in Atchison, the completion of the telegraph line and other events of the day. The article first appeared on February 20, 1880, in the Atchison Daily Champion.
The Lloyd Kerford Papers are those of a lifelong Kansan who was a partner in the George W. Kerford Quarry Company, Atchison, Kansas.
Photostatic copy of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, news releases from the federal government, photographs, and a site plan for the George W. Kerford Quarry Company's mine cooler leased by the War Food Administration in 1944.