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Isaac Tichenor Goodnow papers

Identifier: LG-11

Scope and Contents

This collection consists a reel of microfilm containing the correspondence of Isaac Tichenor Goodnow. The letters relate to the New England Emigrant Aid Company's project to send free-soil colonists to Kansas; the founding of Manhattan, Kansas; the Leavenworth Constitution; the founding of the Kansas State Agricultural College; and Kansas and national politics.

(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing, MI: publisher not identified.)


  • 1850 - 1863

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Reproduction and publication restricted, Kansas State Historical Society, Manuscript Division.

Biographical / Historical

Isaac Tichenor Goodnow was an educator, Kansas pioneer, abolitionist, legislator and state superintendent of public instruction.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 reel)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased from the Manuscript Division, Kansas State Historical Society.

Location of Originals

Isaac Tichenor Goodnow Letters, Kansas State Historical Society, 120 West Tenth St., Topeka, KS 66612, USA.

Reproduction Note

Microfilm. Topeka, Kans. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1967. 1 reel ; 35 mm.

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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US