Letters by residents of Oswego, Kansas
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Guide to the Oswego, Kansas, Letters Collection

Letters by residents of Oswego, Kansas


COLLECTION SUMMARY

Title: Letters by residents of Oswego, Kansas
Dates: 1870-1878
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:This collection comprises 7 letters and 1 post card from residents of Oswego, Kansas and a program of rhetorical exercises of Oswego High School. The letters describe the residents' lives and concerns with their families' health, their crops and farming, and hopes for the railroad to be constructed through Oswego. The letters also mention the centennial and presidential race and share neighborhood news including that of a murder.
Language: English

Call Number:

RH MS 743

Repository: University of Kansas
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616
ksrlref@ku.edu
URL: http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2019-02-19 11:20:56 -0600.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

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INDEX TERMS

Subjects:

Oswego (Kan.) -- History
Oswego (Kan.) -- Social life and customs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Oswego, Kansas, Letters Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 743, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1997


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

  • Correspondence
    • Box 1Folder 1 Postcard to Miss Fannie J. Baker of Middle Granville NY from Ellen in Oswego KS 187-?
    • Box 1Folder 2 Program of rhetorical exercises of Oswego High School March 3, 187-?
    • Box 1Folder 3 Letter to "Dear Sis" from Anna in Oswego, Labette County, KS May 3, 187-?
    • Box 1Folder 4 Letter to Fannie from Allan in Oswego KS November 12, 1871
    • Box 1Folder 5 Letter to Fannie from Allan December 3, 1871
    • Box 1Folder 6 Letter to "Cousin Lizzie" from "Cousin Kate" in Oswego KS March 28, 1875
    • Box 1Folder 7 Letter to Fannie from Allan in Oswego KS June 20, 1875
    • Box 1Folder 8 Letter to Fannie from Allan in Oswego KS May 28, 1876
    • Box 1Folder 9 Letter to George from Allan in Oswego KS March 4, 1878