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Edward C. Carr

Edward C. Carr
Creator: Leonard & Martin
Date: Between 1882 and 1885
This sepia colored photograph shows Edward C. Carr, a messenger at the State Library in Topeka, Kansas from 1882 to 1885.

Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, Correspondence, Box 2

Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, Correspondence, Box 2
Creator: Lewelling, Lorenzo Dow, 1846-1900
Date: 1892-1894
These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Lewelling, twelfth governor of the State of Kansas, 1893-1895, and the first Populist governor of the state. Subjects included are applications for jobs, endorsements, and remonstrances, as well as appointments to State positions; bonds; charitable and correctional institutions; cities and towns; claims; counties and county organization; crime and criminals, extraditions, and rewards; fairs; immigration; Indians; invitations; Indian, school, railroad, & other land; legislation; federal and State military affairs; railroads; relief; aerial navigation, forestry, livestock, pharmaceuticals, mines, silk, the State soldiers (orphans) home, and the United States government.

Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 3

Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 3
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1937-1939 : Huxman)
Date: 1937-1939
These folders contain correspondence with Governor Huxman and are subdivided into appointment files, folders 1 - 15, and state agency files, folders 16 - 37. The state agency files contain routine correspondence to and from nearly all of the bureaus of the state government.

Interior views of the State Library, Topeka, Kansas

Interior views of the State Library, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
Two interior views of the State Library, located in the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka, Kansas.

State Library located in the Kansas Capitol

State Library located in the Kansas Capitol
Date: Between 1995 and 2000
Here are two slides showing the State Library prior to being remodeled. The State Library is located on the third floor of the Kansas Capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Pictured in the first slide are Ruth Appelhanz, Cindy Roupe, and Marc Galbraith. The second slide shows the mezzanine of the library stacks from below.

United States government

United States government
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876
A letter on June 3, 1875, from the Librarian at the Library of Congress informs Kansas Governor Osborn a copy of the Statistical Atlas of the United States, compiled by General F. A. Walker from the Census Reports will be sent to him as well as three Libraries of Literary Institutions. A letter on October 25, 1876, from J. G. Ames, Librarian and Superintendent of Public Documents, states that the Secretary of Interior directed him to forward several copies of House and Senate Journals of Congress and requests a list to send as Governor Osborn directs. A letter on February 27, 1873, from George M. Robeson, asks for a list of the Congressional Districts of Kansas and the Counties composing the same under the appointment Acts of February 2 and May 30, 1872. A letter on April 15, 1876, from the Secretary of State, sends a copy of the Joint Resolution of Congress of March 13, 1876, recommending the adoption of measures to obtain a record of the progress of the institutions during the first century of their existence. The following documents in this file pertain to other matters relating to the United State Government.

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