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Amos Adams Lawrence papers

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Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George...
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Charles and Sara T. D. Robinson papers

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Identifier: LG-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists microfilm of correspondence, diaries, writings, accounts, clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Charles and his wife Sara T. D. Robinson The papers relate to the fight for a free Kansas and the early statehood period (1861-1863); personal, family, and business matters; construction of the University of Kansas; and local and national politics. Correspondents include F. G. Adams, Nathaniel Banks, George S. Boutwell, G. W. Brown, James H. Canfield, Charles Chadwick,...
Dates: 1834 - 1911

Charles Robinson papers

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Identifier: LG-10
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a reel of microfilm containing correspondence of Charles Robinson, first governor of Kansas, and his wife Sara, relating to Kansas and national politics. Among the correspondents are N. P. Banks, G. A. Crawford, J. W. Denver, John C. Fremont, Alfred Gray, Amos A. Lawrence, G. P. Lowrey, R. Z. Mason, William Phillips, J. P. Root, S. B. Stebbins, Charles Sumner, and Henry Wilson. Also included are two letters (1853, 1858) and a typewritten newspaper article (1858)...
Dates: 1850 - 1918

Daniel Read papers

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Identifier: LG-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing reports on the University of Missouri, prepared by Daniel Read, President of the University, to the Board of Curators. The reports are especially concerned with the growth and organization of the university in the post-Civil War period. Two reports are titled "Report of the Committee on the Reorganization and Enlargement of the University of the State of Missouri Presented to the Board of Curators," December 20, 1870; and the...
Dates: 1866 - 1876

Frederick Blackmar Mumford papers

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Identifier: LG-6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, minutes and other papers relating to the activities of the Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities. Also included is a study project conducted by Mumford dealing with the organization and administration of agricultural education in the United States as it relates to land grant colleges. Finally, copies and analyses of Senate and House bills relating to federal aid to education are included....
Dates: 1938 - 1942

Isaac Tichenor Goodnow papers

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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...
Dates: 1850 - 1863

Senate Petitions

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Identifier: LG-3
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilmed memorials and resolutions from various state legislatures, organizations, and interested citizens petitioning the U.S. Senate for the grant of public lands to be used to support the purposes of education. Included are petitions from most of the Southern, Midwestern, and Eastern states.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and...
Dates: 1806 - 1863

Thomas A. Brady papers

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Identifier: LG-5
Scope and Contents This collection contains one reel of microfilm containing a series of circular letters to the Presidents of Land Grant Institutions from Russell I. Thackrey, Executive Secretary of the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities. It also includes Statistics of Land Grant Colleges and Universities: Year Ended June 30, 1947 (Federal Security Agency, Office of Education: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948, Bulletin 48). A series of letters...
Dates: 1946 - 1954

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New England Emigrant Aid Company 4
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 3
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 3
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities 2
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 2