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Applications: Blind Asylum, Superintendent

Applications: Blind Asylum, Superintendent
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These letters, spanning February through March 1868, are from government officials and other individuals regarding the appointment of the superintendent for the Blind Asylum to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. They wrote either to recommend others or apply for the position. J. Cooper and H. Sawyer had signed official petitions for their appointment. The Blind Asylum was located in Wyandotte County, Kansas.


Blind, Asylum for the

Blind, Asylum for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1870 - 1871
A letter from W. W. Updegraff, Superintendent, reports the condition of the Institution since he took possession, he notifies the Governor there are no records or vouchers, there are thirteen pupils, and he is in the process of making an inventory. A letter from Updegraff acknowledges his appointment as the Superintendent for the Blind Asylum. A letter from members of the Kansas Senate informs the Governor of their observations of the Blind Asylum in Wyandotte. A letter from Thomas Plowman, a citizen of Leavenworth, writes to complain of the mistreatment of his son at the Blind Asylum.


Blind Asylum, superintendent of

Blind Asylum, superintendent of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1870
The documents in this file pertain to matters concerning the appointment of Superintendent of the Blind Asylum. A letter from Minister James Lawrence requests Kansas Governor Harvey to reappoint Sawyer's position as the Superintendent. A separate letter suggests the Governor make changes in the management at the Asylum. Many letters are regarding efforts to remove H. H. Sawyer as the Superintendent, however, there is also correspondence from individuals who support Sawyer and attest to his management. A petition from citizens of Wyandotte, Kansas, asks that Sawyer be reappointed in his present position. Additional documents are petitions to have another person appointed Superintendent.


Blind Asylum : trustee

Blind Asylum : trustee
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873-1877
A letter on March 6, 1875 from R. C. Bates, asks to be appointed as Trustee of the Blind Asylum in place of S. Wood.


Blind, Institute for the

Blind, Institute for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Geo. H. Miller, Superintendent of the Kansas Institute for the Education of the Blind, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Most of these correspondence are asking Glick to visit. One letter specifically invites Glick to their commencement with the inclusion of the commencement program. Geo. H. Miller discusses other matters relating to the institute as well.


Blind, Institution for the

Blind, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
Several letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey request the reappointment of George Miller as the Superintendent at the Wyandotte Asylum. The individuals of the letters express their support as well as their belief in Millers' ability. A letter from John Walker asks the Governor to keep Mrs. Chase, a teacher at the Institution for the Blind he informs the Governor that she has only been reprimanded once by the Superintendent and has not repeated her actions. Additional letters concern the appointment of positions within the Board as well as Superintendent.


Blind, Institution for the

Blind, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875 - 1876
A letter on March 21, 1875, from David Gordon, accepts the position as trustee of the Institution of the Blind. A letter on March 6, 1876, from George H. Miller, asks if the old Board of Trustees will meet to close the business or if it will be turned over to the new Board.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss commencement, request a visit, the possible establishment of a National University for the Education of the Blind, and a summary of a meeting with the board with the mention of establishing the free higher education university. The institute is still in operation today under the name Kansas School for the Blind.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1867
This letter, dated September 6, 1867, is from G. M. Ballard regarding the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. G. M. Ballard is the warden for the Institution of the Blind in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ballard wrote asking for the names and addresses of the commissioners for the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind, which was located in Wyandotte County Kansas.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
This file contains correspondence from the members of the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor Humphrey. The letters provide the Governor with reports and updates on the education and instruction of the students at the school. A letter from Allen Buckner, Superintendent, informs the Governor of the total number of students enrolled in the school. Buckner also advises the Governor that students are learning to use the typewriter. A separate letter from Lewis, the Music Teacher, provides the Governor with an outline of the student's curriculum. Other letters discuss appointments and reappointments of certain positions, and a letter from Buckner recommends the school obtain a good oculist.


Blind, School for the

Blind, School for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
This file contains letters to Kansas Governor St. John that discuss topics related to appointing positions within the School for the Blind in Kansas. A letter from Richard Cordley of Emporia, Kansas recommends J. D. Parker, the former superintendent of the Blind Asylum in Kansas, for a position in the institution. Included is a petition to appoint Professor J. D. Parker position in the institution whenever a vacancy occurs.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Institute for the Blind

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Institute for the Blind
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Kansas State Institution for the Blind which is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, School for the Blind

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, School for the Blind
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the School for the Blind for the appointment of Reverand Thomas E. Chandler as superintendent of the School. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Kansas State Institution for the Education of the Blind

Kansas State Institution for the Education of the Blind
Date: Between 1868 and 1890
Illustration of the Kansas State Institution for the Education of the Blind building in Wyandotte, Kansas.


To Kansas & Colorado : Kansas Pacific railway, the great through route!

To Kansas & Colorado : Kansas Pacific railway, the great through route!
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: August 1875
This Kansas Pacific Railway brochure promotes land acquisition, tourism and freighting in both Kansas and Colorado. Included is a map of Kansas and Colorado with the Kansas Pacific Railway marked. There are timetables for the Kansas Pacific and connecting lines. On the reverse side is a view of Manhattan, Kansas, and Clear Creek Canon in Colorado. There is mention of the State University at Lawrence and the State Agricultural College at Manhattan.


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