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Agriculture, State Board of

Agriculture, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various officials in the Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents include Wm. Sims, secretary; J. M. McFarland, assistant secretary; and R. W. Jenkins, president. The department discusses the National Agricultural Convention, Danish and Swedish immigration, and a book, which Kansas is mentioned in, called Resources of the North and South from the office of Exposition Publications.


Democratic Party Matters

Democratic Party Matters
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters, regarding Democratic party matters, are from political leaders and participators to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The topics of the letters include Democratic party meetings, Democratic delegates in other states, requesting tickets/seats to the National Democratic Convention, requesting regalia for the Kansas Democratic Delegation, campaigns, and requests to speak at ratification meetings. Kansas Governor G. W. Glick was sworn into office as the ninth governor of the state on January 8, 1883 succeeding governor John St. John. The Democratic Party nominated Glick for a second term of office in 1884 but the Republican candidate, John A. Martin, was elected by a slight margin.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Exhibition, London

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Exhibition, London
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1886-1887
These letters, spanning 1885, are from various individuals in Kansas regarding the American Exhibition in London in 1886 to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss appointing commissioners, or representatives, to the exhibition as well as what to display in the exhibition. The governor appointed John A. Clayton and U. H. Chaplin as the commissioners for the exhibition.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Conference of Charities and Corrections

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Conference of Charities and Corrections
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1887
This letter, dated July 11, 1887, is from J. A. Gillespie, Chairman of the Local Committee of Charities and Corrections, regarding the 14th National Conference of Charities and Corrections to Kansas Governor John Martin. Gillespie wrote inviting the governor and his delegates to the conference. There are notes within this file that have D. C. Miluer appointed as delegate. The Conference of Charities and Corrections was held in Omaha, Nebraska from August 25th to 31st, 1887.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Cotton Planter's Association

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Cotton Planter's Association
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885
These letters, spanning February 1885, are from individuals regarding the National Cotton Planter's Association convention to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the appointment of delegates to the convention as well as the acceptance of the appointment as delegate. Martin appointed C. W. Keifer, James W. Gaw, and J. H. Fullenwider as delegates. The National Cotton Planter's Association convention was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 10th, 1885.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Farmer's Congress

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Farmer's Congress
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1888
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from the Farmer's National Association and other individuals regarding the Farmer's National Congress to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters cover multiple annual Farmer's National Congress. Most of the letters discuss the appointment of delegates as well as the acceptance of the appointment. Some letters explain the Farmer's National Congress for each year. A shortened version of the Constitution of the Farmer's Congress of the U.S. is also among the letters.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Prison Association

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; National Prison Association
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning June-August 1886, are from the offices of the National Prison Association and other individuals regarding the National Prison Association's annual meeting to Kansas Governor John Martin. The National Prison Association wrote inviting the governor and his delegates to the meeting as well as explaining the goals and outcomes of the 1886 meeting. D. D. McGray and M. F. Knappenberger wrote asking for the appointment as delegate to the meeting. The National Prison Association meeting was held in Atlanta, Georgia from November 6th to 12th, 1886.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Northwestern Water Ways Convention, St. Paul

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Northwestern Water Ways Convention, St. Paul
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885
These letters, spanning 1885, are from the governor of the state of Minnesota, L. F. Hubbard, and other individuals regarding the Northwestern Water-Ways Convention to Kansas Governor John Martin. Hubbard wrote explaining the reasons for the convention and inviting Martin as well as his delegates to it. Other letters discuss the appointment of delegates. The Northwestern Water-Ways Convention was held in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 3rd, 1885.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Southern Exposition, Louisville

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Southern Exposition, Louisville
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1887
These two letters, dated March 20th, 1887 and June 18th, 1887, are from J. M. Wright, the General Manager and President of the Southern Exposition, regarding the Southern Exposition to Kansas Governor John Martin. One letter confirms the removal of the Kansas exhibit from the New Orleans' World's Exposition to Louisville. The other letter invites Martin to the Southern Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky from August 27th to October 22nd, 1887.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Southern States, Forestry Congress, DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Southern States, Forestry Congress, DeFuniak Springs, Florida
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1887
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from the office of the Florida Chautauqua regarding the Southern States Forestry Congress to Kansas Governor John Martin. Letters cover multiple sessions of the Southern States Forestry Congress. Pamphlets explain the reasons for the congress as well as the goals and outcomes of it. Most of the letters invite Martin to attend the congress and ask him to appoint delegates, while other letters ask for the appointment to be delegate. The annual sessions of the Southern States Forestry Congress were held in DeFuniak Springs, Florida around December.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Worlds Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; Worlds Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885
These letters, spanning 1885, are from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the governor of the state of Louisiana, and other individuals regarding the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition to Kansas Governor John Martin. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the governor of the state of Louisiana invite Martin and his commissioners to the exposition as well as explain it and discuss the Kansas exhibit in it. The other letters discuss the appointment of commissioners. Commissioner reports detailing the events from the previous year are among the letters. The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 13th, 1885.


Expositions, Centennials, Expositions; American Agricultural Association, New Orleans, 1885

Expositions, Centennials, Expositions; American Agricultural Association, New Orleans, 1885
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1885, are from the American Agriculture Association and other individuals regarding the American Agriculture Association convention to Kansas Governor John Martin. The American Agriculture Association wrote to invite Martin and his delegates to the convention. Other letters discuss the appointment of delegates. Notary slips, among the letters, list the delegates named for the convention. The American Agriculture Association convention was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from July 20th to the 23rd of 1885.


Fairs, International Prison Congress (1878 : Stockholm, Sweden)

Fairs, International Prison Congress (1878 : Stockholm, Sweden)
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter from G. FR. Almquist, Director General of Prisoners, requests Kansas Governor Anthony commission one or more representatives to be present at the International Prison Congress of Stockholm. G. FR. Almquist encloses a program as well as the rules and regulations to be observed at the Congress.


General file

General file
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1893
The documents in this file pertain to various matters such as mortgages, resolutions adopted by the Republican County Convention, the care and custody of the Insane Asylum, among a number of other topics. The file includes a pamphlet called An Appeal to All Law-Abiding Citizens and is concerning suppressing mob violence. A letter from W. M. Fortescue informs the Governor he would like to see him before he leaves for the holiday to discuss papers and a petition. A separate letter from A. J. Hoisington asks the Governor to subscribe for one or more shares of stock for the organization of a Loan and Trust Company in Kansas City, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club pressbook

Goddard Woman's Club pressbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1949-1950
This pressbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. The pressbook was a blue ribbon winner at the annual meeting. It contains programs, blue ribbon, and newspaper clippings arranged chronologically by month from 1949 to 1950. The final pages of the pressbook are empty. Topics covered include club events, functions, and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1938-1939
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. Compiled by club historian Helen Stover, the scrapbook is arranged in chronological order by month from 1938 to 1939. It contains programs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, a matchbook, and club ephemera. Topics include club events, functions and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1941-1942
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains a program from the ninth annual meeting for the club, newspaper clippings, event ephemera, programs and table decorations from events hosted by the club. Topics include club events, functions and community service arranged chronologically from 1941 to 1942.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1939-1940
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains club annual meeting programs, menus, newspaper clippings, photographs, table linens, and club ephemera. Topics include club events, functions and community service projects arranged chronologically by month from 1939 to 1940.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Governor's conference

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Governor's conference
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Governor's conference which is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, invitations to State events

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, invitations to State events
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to invitations to State events. Events in the correspondence cover but is not limited to the Annual Imperial Council Session in Toronto, Canada, Falls City, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce banquet, and the League for Political Education for women members of Congress. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Grasshopper invasion, Omaha conference on

Grasshopper invasion, Omaha conference on
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1876
A letter on October 5, 1876, from W. H. Wood, asks Governor Osborn the names of the Governors who he will meet at Omaha, Nebraska, and the time of the meeting. A letter from C. O. Riley, November 4, 1876, requests the Governor to write to Professor F. V. Hayden of Washington. In the letter, Riley also asks that the Governor of Omaha adopt Professor Hayden's plan for destroying grasshoppers. A letter on November 18, 1876, from C. O. Riley, states the pamphlet embodying the proceedings of the conference of the Governors at Omaha, Nebraska, is prepared and will be ready for distribution in about two weeks. In mid-1874, millions of grasshoppers, or Rocky Mountain locusts, appeared on the prairies from the Dakotas to Texas. Kansas Governor Osborn called a special meeting of the legislature, which assembled on September 15, 1874, to think of ways to help Kansans survive the destruction and relieve the hardship left by the grasshoppers.


Horticultural Society, Kansas State

Horticultural Society, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1890
A letter from G. C. Brackett, Secretary of the Kansas State Horticultural Society, writes to Governor Humphrey to inform him that he received the documents and will contact M. Allen to stress the importance of having representation from Kansas at the meeting.


Invitations

Invitations
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various individuals across Kansas asking Kansas Governor G. W. Glick to visit. The invitations to visit are for a range of events including holidays like the Fourth of July, balls, meetings, fairs, exhibitions, harvest festivals, soldiers' reunions, grand openings, commencements, and conventions. They usually ask Glick to deliver an address with the visit.


Invitations

Invitations
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1888
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from colleges, organizations, and state offices regarding invitations to Kansas Governor John Martin. Colleges, organizations, and state offices wrote inviting Martin to commencements, events, societal meetings, dedications, reunions, and celebrations. Some letters also requested an address with the visit. Martin was fortunate to have acquired upon his inauguration, in 1885, a state of affairs that was persistent in prosperous economic growth, and city and town expansion. But, all that boom and extravagance changed in his last year of office, 1888, when conditions gave way to severe drought and an economic recession.


January 1886

January 1886
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: January 1886
These letters, spanning January 1886, are from individuals, companies, organizations, and state offices regarding Kansas affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss various topics including land, societal meetings, personal matters/opinions, military affairs, Kansas counties, aid/endorsements, legislation, Native Americans, newspaper/publication articles, and inventions. Martin was fortunate to have acquired upon his inauguration, in 1885, a state of affairs that was persistent in prosperous economic growth, and city and town expansion.


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