Kansas -- Economic conditions -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-4542
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, and other papers kept by Samuel Francis Cleveland, 1847-1893. Material relates to his life and work in Bennington, Waconda, Delphos, and Galena, Kansas. Documented are Cleveland's relationships with wife Lucy Knight Cleveland, sons Mortimer Lindsay Cleveland and Arthur Artemas Cleveland, and father-in-law John Knight; his efforts farming and running a nursery; his travels throughout Kansas; and his political opinions and religious beliefs. Present throughout are...
Dates: 1847-1923, bulk 1847-1893
Call Number: WA MSS S-4086
Abstract: Single letters, small groups of letters, and other manuscripts created by various individuals and assembled by collector Michael D. Heaston pertaining to western American land and settlement, 1846-1939 and undated. Letters discuss real property, economic conditions, and frontier and pioneer life in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Texas. Some letters include pictorial letterheads with maps.Topics covered in the...
Dates: 1846-1939, undated