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Aaron Lane Lanning's household expense ledgers

Aaron Lane Lanning's household expense ledgers
Date: May 01, 1926-December 31, 1933
Here are two household expense ledgers belonging to Aaron Lane Lanning, Melvern, Kansas. Early in his life, Aaron's parents moved the family to Jerseyville, Illinois where in April 1862, he joined the 122nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted to sergeant in 1864 and discharged in June 1865. After the war, Aaron, his parents and siblings settled in Mound City, Kansas. He married Sarah Emma Preston on November 3, 1867, and they eventually moved near Melvern, Kansas where he farmed. Aaron and Emma had five children.


American War Mothers, Topeka Chapter, records

American War Mothers, Topeka Chapter, records
Creator: American War Mothers. Topeka Chapter
Date: 1927-1976
The records of the Topeka Chapter of the American War Mothers includes a complete set of minutes, membership rolls, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material. This collection documents the activities of the American War Mothers focus on patriotic and service since the Topeka Chapter's start in 1927 to its disbandment in 1976. The American War Mothers, a national organization founded in 1917 and incorporated by act of Congress in 1925, is a perpetual patriotic, non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian, non-partisan organization whose members are mothers of children who have served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Services during a time of conflict.


C. D. Smith drug store ledger

C. D. Smith drug store ledger
Date: 1890-1909
This is an account book of C.D. Smith who owned a drugstore in Lebanon, Kansas.


Connecticut Kansas Colony record book, 1856-1857

Connecticut Kansas Colony record book, 1856-1857
Creator: Connecticut Kansas Colony. Secretary
Date: February 18, 1856 through June 26, 1857
The Connecticut Kansas Colony, sometimes referred to as the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony, was formed in New Haven, Connecticut, with the intent that its members would migrate to Kansas Territory in the spring of 1856. This book identifies members of the colony. It also contains meeting minutes that record information about the activities of the colony (formation, the trip to Kansas, selecting a town site, etc.) through its decision to dissolve in favor of the Wabaunsee Company, which was charged with organizing the town of Wabaunsee, Kansas Territory. The record book's content, while not including information about the discussions of issues, contains a great deal of information about the formal actions of the colony. The early minutes contain mentions of the purchase of arms.


Conscientious objectors assigned to camps

Conscientious objectors assigned to camps
Creator: Selective Service
Date: July 29, 1942-September 30, 1942
List of vouchers of meals for Civilian Public Service (CPS) workers from late July to late September of 1942. Lists various restaurants at which CPS conscientious objectors ate, as well as the county in Kansas from which they came.


Death by causes: influenza

Death by causes: influenza
Creator: Kansas State Board of Health
Date: 1918
This summary of deaths, compiled by the Division of Vital Statistics of the Kansas State Board of Health, details the total number of deaths that resulted during the Influenza of 1918. Often referred to as the Spanish Flu during the period, the Influenza of 1918 took a significant toll on Kansas with 2,639 recorded deaths. However, the death toll across the globe was much worse, with estimated deaths varying anywhere from 50 million to 100 million people. To view the full, two volume report see unit 220786. In the full volume (UID 220786 ), there is a page for each county, and additional pages for larger cities ? possibly the first class ones. Each page bears a number that corresponds to the number on the page of statistics for this unit. Numbers 1 thru 105 are assigned to the 105 counties in alphabetical order. Numbers 200-400 are assigned to the cities within those counties Examples: 1 = Allen County 201 = Iola, Allen County 105 = Wyandotte County 205 = Kansas City, Wyandotte Co. 305 = Rosedale, Wyandotte Co. (You'll notice that the companion number for County 5 is 405 as to not duplicate 205 and 305.) In the full volume, you can go from county to county quickly by using the Page Selection drop down menu (on the upper left-hand side of the image).


Deaths by counties: Topeka City

Deaths by counties: Topeka City
Creator: Kansas State Board of Health
Date: 1918
This information, gathered for the Kansas State Board of Health's Division of Vital Statistics, details the number of deaths in Topeka from the Influenza of 1918. As indicated by the number 10 which represents influenza deaths, Topeka had 57 people die during the 1918 outbreak.


East Abilene Town Company records

East Abilene Town Company records
Date: 1887-1900
The East Abilene Town Company was organized and incorporated in 1887 with L. A. Bigger of Hutchinson, Kansas as its president. M. A. Low was principal stockholder. The company originally purchased 445 acres of land which was platted into the first addition of the Kansas Town and Land Company to Abilene, Kansas. Mr. Bigger was also President of the Reno Town Company in which the Kansas Town and Land Company owned controlling interest. Materials include the company charter and bylaws, director's minutes, general correspondence, leases and land contracts, treasurer's statements and expense accounts, tax lists and certificates, legal documents, and ledger books.


Economy Used Clothing Company, Topeka, Kansas

Economy Used Clothing Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1935
This is a general business journal for the Economy Used Clothing Company, 308 Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. The business was owned by the Einstein family.


Ernest L. White, World War I soldier

Ernest L. White, World War I soldier
Date: 1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Ernest L. White, 69th Infantry Brigade.


Financial ledger, Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church, Sioux City, Iowa

Financial ledger, Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church, Sioux City, Iowa
Creator: Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (Kansas City, Kan.)
Date: 1916-1924
This bound volume contains records of the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church in Sioux City, Iowa for the years 1916-1924. The volume contains records of member contributions. Most of the 200 pages are filled in with records. The spine of the volume has deteriorated. Signatures are loose and pages are not intact. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Financial ledger and Council meeting minutes of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas

Financial ledger and Council meeting minutes of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (Kansas City, Kan.)
Date: 1921-1946
This bound volume contains Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church financial spending records and church council meeting minutes for the years 1921-1946. The records are not chronological. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Financial ledger of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas

Financial ledger of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (Kansas City, Kan.)
Date: 1917-1919
This bound volume contains financial contributions of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church members in the years 1917-1919. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Golden Belt Town Company records

Golden Belt Town Company records
Date: 1886-1897
The Golden Belt Town Company was incorporated in 1886. It was chartered to buy and sell land on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway in south-central Kansas, including the communities of Waldeck, Durham, Tampa, Ramona, Lincolnville, Furley, and Peck. The company also owned an undivided one-half interest in the Lost Springs, Aulne, Elbing, Whitewater, and Gladys townsites. Mr. F. H. Kollock of Peabody, Kansas, was named president and served until his death in 1895, at which time Samuel T. Howe assumed the position. G. H. Blackwelder of Wichita was secretary, G. W. Hurd of Abilene was treasurer, and A. Clark of Peabody was general agent. These company records include director's minutes, correspondence, financial statements, land contracts and deeds, and several books containing applications for lots and price lists.


H. P. A. Smith to James W. Denver

H. P. A. Smith to James W. Denver
Creator: Smith, H. P. A.
Date: May 16, 1858
H. P. A. Smith, writing from Fort Scott, Kansas Territory, to Governor James W. Denver, reports that conditions were peaceful in the southeast section of the territory. Smith states that he had accompanied a group of dragoons on an unsuccessful mission to find and arrest James Montgomery and other free state supporters, who allegedly had engaged in violent activities in the area. Smith comments that, in his view, the "ultra Pro Slavery party" was partly responsible for the unrest in southeast Kansas Territory, but he also believes that "moderate free-state" supporters should act to stop the violence.


Henry Kuhn collection, record [and recipe] book

Henry Kuhn collection, record [and recipe] book
Creator: Kuhn, Henry, 1830-1900
Date: 1856-1859
This record book includes a territorial map of Shannon township, Atchison County, Kansas, drawn by Henry Kuhn, county surveyor of Atchison County from 1856-1858. It also includes a registry of voters of Atchison and Shannon townships printed in 1859 and signed by Kuhn as township clerk. It also includes an alphabetical list of section owners. Later the book was used to record cooking and baking recipes. Henry Kuhn was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on February 2nd, 1830. In 1854 he moved his family to Atchison County, Kansas Territory, where he was the first superintendent of public instruction, county surveyor, and helped organize the First National Bank. Kuhn enlisted in the Eighth Kansas Infantry in September 1861. He served under Colonel John A. Martin (Kansas Governor 1885 - 1889) until the end of the war. His last active rank was commissioned Captain. From 1865 to 1891 he resided at Fort Leavenworth where he organized the German Savings Bank, built the city's first railroad, and was chief clerk and acting agent for the Indian agency in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). Then he moved to Marion County where he farmed and raised stock. In 1890 he began publishing the "Marion Times." In February 1899 he moved back to Atchison and published the "Atchison Champion." In the autumn of 1899 he moved to Topeka where he died June 11th, 1900.


Hermon S. Major papers

Hermon S. Major papers
Creator: Major, Hermon S. (Hermon Samuel), 1876-1961
Date: circa 1892 - 1955
Hermon S. Major (1876-1961) owned and directed the Major Clinic in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1921-1955. This clinic, originally known as the Southwest Sanatorium, was a private psychiatric facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholics. Photographs of the exterior and interior at the Simpson-Major clinic and photographs of students at the Scarritt Collegiate Institute are included. The Keeley Institute was created by Dr. Leslie Keeley in Dwight, Illinois, to cure alcoholism; this Kansas volume includes accounts from Topeka, Leavenworth, Wichita, Marysville, and Kansas City, Kansas. This collection is part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives. These materials represent a selection of items from the Hermon S. Major papers. Access to some materials has been restricted due to potential violations of state and federal records law.


Hiram Hill, ledger, accounts paid

Hiram Hill, ledger, accounts paid
Creator: Hill, Hiram, 1804-
Date: January 1856
This informal ledger documents expenses paid and monies lent by Hiram Hill during a visit to Lawrence, Kansas Territory. Included on his provisions list are prices for buffalo skins and overshoes.


Hiram Hill, ledger, cost of house

Hiram Hill, ledger, cost of house
Creator: Hill, Hiram, 1804-
Date: January 1856
This informal ledger provides a list of amounts Hiram Hill paid for home building materials and one year of insurance for his new home in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. Hill immigrated to the Territory from Williamsburgh, Massachusetts.


Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840

Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840
Creator: Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School (Kan.)
Date: 1837-December 12, 1840
This item details some of the expenses related to the running of the Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School during the years 1837 to 1840. Some expenses were for the school itself, while others were the private expenses of those employed there.


Inmates discharged register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women

Inmates discharged register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women
Date: 1917-1926
This ledger from the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women provides information but is not limited to the inmate's name, number, race, crime and length of sentence. Arranged in chronological order by month from 1917 to 1926. See also Unit ID 193820 for Inmates received register.


Inmates received register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women

Inmates received register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women
Date: 1917-1926
This ledger from the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women provides information but is not limited to the inmate's name, number, race, crime, date and county of arrest. Arranged in chronological order by date of intake from 1917 to 1926. Additional volumes are available in the reading room. See also Unit ID 193822 for Inmates discharged register.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1895
This correspondence is to and from Adjutant Generals Albert J. Davis (1894-1895) and Simeon M. Fox (1895-1897). There are some fiscal and inventory records first. The majority of these letters (which begin on page 31) pertain to personnel issues, such as recommendations for dishonorable discharge, staff appointments, and applications for resignation or retirement.


Kansas Territory marriage ceremonies performed by Rev. Samuel L. Adair

Kansas Territory marriage ceremonies performed by Rev. Samuel L. Adair
Creator: Adair, Samuel Lyle, 1811-1898
Date: December 9, 1855, through January 1, 1861
This item lists the twenty-one marriage ceremonies Samuel L. Adair performed in Kansas Territory from 1855 to 1861. For each ceremony, Adair identified the bride and groom, the location (often a home), and the date.


Kanwaka Good Will Club

Kanwaka Good Will Club
Creator: Kanwaka Good Will Club
Date: September 20, 1928-September 20, 1930
This is a ledger for the Kanwaka Good Will Club, a women's literary group in Douglas County, Kansas. It contains the club's motto, constitution, club songs, colors, officers, minutes, annual reports, and attendance. The club was organized in 1929 and disbanded in the 1960s.


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