Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection holds letters, photographs, genealogy information, and other materials belonging to Baker University founder and trustee Henry Barricklow and his descendants.
Materials about or created by Baker faculty and staff members comprise this collection. The files are arranged alphabetically by the person's surname.
The Hague Family correspondence consists of three letters written by various family members to William C. Hague, a soldier in the Union army during the Civil War. William's father James, his mother Sarah, and his sister Libbie each wrote one of the letters. They discuss their daily lives as residents of Baldwin City, Kansas, and the college being founded there in them.
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 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 Palmyra Old Settlers Association was an organization started by the early residents of Palmyra Township, Douglas County, Kansas.