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Atchison (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Blair Family papers

Call Number: RH MS 353

The Blair family collection contains the papers of Amanda Meeker Blair and her daughter, Kate Blair Evans.

Dates: 1885 - 1966

Early reminiscences in Atchison in 1859 / by Frank A. Root. - Atchison, Kan. ; Atchison Daily Champion

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS E166

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.

Dates: 1880

Lloyd Kerford papers

Call Number: RH MS P584

The Lloyd Kerford Papers are those of a lifelong Kansan who was a partner in the George W. Kerford Quarry Company, Atchison, Kansas.

Dates: 1916 - 1968

Natural Cooler Storage Project of War Food Administration scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS Q85

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.

Dates: 1944