SC. Special Collections
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the diary of John Henry Deering, an early Kansas settler. He began the diary in 1856 in Maine. There is a break of one year, then the diary resumes in the Kansas Territory in 1858. A transcription of the 1858 section is included.
This collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Baker University chemistry professor Edward J. Cragoe in his capacity as secretary-treasurer of the Kansas College Athletic Conference, a position he held for at least 25 years. There are also minutes, ledgers, and some other financial information about the conference in these papers.
This collection has a variety of materials related to the history of Baldwin City, Palmyra, Prairie City, Vinland, and other current and former municipalities close to Baker University.
The Maple Leaf Festival Collection contains information about Baldwin City's annual Maple Leaf Festival from its beginnings in the mid-1950s to present day.
The collection consists of two family pictures printed on paper of the Latch and Steelman families, and a Methodist Episcopal, South Book of Discipline from the mid-19th century.
This collection consists of one item: a printed pamphlet containing the minutes of the fifteenth annual convention of the Northeast Kansas branch of the YPCU held in Green, Kansas.
The Palmyra Old Settlers Association was an organization started by the early residents of Palmyra Township, Douglas County, Kansas.
This collection consists of two documents. The first is a warrant from the General Land Office of the Department of the Interior from 1861 indicating a transfer of ownership of 160 acres of land from Charlotte Reinhart to Peter M. Carnine. The second is an 1884 affirmation of the first document from the General Land Office. The 1861 document is signed by Abraham Lincoln.