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Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Bridwell Papers

 Collection — All
Identifier: SC-009
Abstract Collection of Arthur Bridwell (about 1874-1966), photographer, biologist, archaeologist, socialist, and curator who resided in Baldwin, Kansas. The collection provides a wealth of information about Bridwell's personal life through his journals and correspondence and contains a significant amount of research notes. Also included are newspaper clippings from local newspapers about Bridwell's contributions to Baker University. A scrapbook containing photos taken by Bridwell not only demonstrate...
Dates: Created: 1898-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1903-1944

Barricklow Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-016

This collection holds letters, photographs, genealogy information, and other materials belonging to Baker University founder and trustee Henry Barricklow and his descendants.

Dates: Existence: c.1830-1900

Faculty and Staff Files

 Collection — Faculty/Staff Files Box 1
Identifier: BU-03-020-##zau

Materials about or created by Baker faculty and staff members comprise this collection. The files are arranged alphabetically by the person's surname.

Dates: Existence: 1858-Present

Hague Family Correspondence

 Collection — Letters
Identifier: SC-027

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.

Dates: Created: 1862-1864

John Henry Deering Papers

 Collection — All
Identifier: SC-006

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.

Dates: Created: 1856-1858; Other: Majority of material found in 1856,1858; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/1947

Local History Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-019

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.

Dates: Other: c. 1858-Present

Maple Leaf Festival Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-020

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.

Dates: Created: c.1958-Present

Palmyra Old Settlers Association

 Collection — 2021.003
Identifier: SC-018

The Palmyra Old Settlers Association was an organization started by the early residents of Palmyra Township, Douglas County, Kansas.

Dates: Created: 1930-1944

Virginia Gatch Markham Family Collection

Identifier: SC-021
Abstract This collection, compiled by Virginia Gatch Markham, contains papers spanning three generations of the Markham family. Papers included in the collection were authored by Virginia Gatch Markham's grandfather L. A. (Lewis Augustus) Markham; her parents O. G. (Osmon Grant) and Socia (Presocia) Markham; and uncle W. C. (William Colfax) Markham. The collection also contains the personal papers of Virginia Gatch Markham herself, including the notes and manuscript for her book, ...
Dates: Created: 1865-1999; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1965