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Amos Adams Lawrence papers

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

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

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

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

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

Henry Wilson Papers

Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander...
Dates: 1851 - 1875

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...
Dates: 1850 - 1863

Justin S. Morrill papers

Identifier: LG-1
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898

Senate Petitions

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

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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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
University of Kansas 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 2
Adams, F. G. (Franklin George), 1824-1899 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blauch, Lloyd E., 1889-1974 1
Brady, Thomas Allan, 1902-1964 1
Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Gardner, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1819-1892 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Harris, Jedediah H. 1
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 1
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 1
Marsh, Charles, 1765-1849 1
Mason, Robert M. (Robert Means), 1810-1879 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Mumford, F. B. (Frederick Blackmar), 1868-1947 1
Nichols, George Ward, 1831-1885 1
Page, Carroll Smalley, 1843-1925 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 1
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 1
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Read, Daniel, 1805-1878 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 1
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 1
Smith, Samuel C. 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 1
Swain, A. N. 1
Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), -1913 1
Thackrey, Russell I., 1904- 1
Thayer, Eli, 1819-1899 1
Thomas, Stephen, 1809-1903 1
Underwood, Adin B. (Adin Ballou) 1
United States. Congress. House 1
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Wood, Margaret L. 1
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 1
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