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Allen T. Ward correspondence

Allen T. Ward correspondence
Creator: Ward, Allen T., 1806-1862
Date: 1861
These two letters from the Allen T. Ward collection focus on Kansas at the onset of the Civil War. The letter from Allen to his sister concerns the numerous raids of the Jayhawkers and the Secessionists, and Lane leading a number of blacks to the area. The second letter from W.W. Phillips to John B. Ward focuses on the excitement that war has brought to the area, trouble with the Indians, and Kansans readying themselves for future skirmishes with Missouri.


Allen Williams

Allen Williams
Date: Between 1865 and 1870
A tintype showing Allen Williams who lived and farmed near Auburn, Shawnee County, Kansas. He appears in the 1865 Kansas State census, age 20, born about 1841 (other censuses lists his birth year as 1838), and he was born in Tennessee. Between 1875 and 1880 Allen Williams married Armilda C. Benning. According to the national and state censuses, Allen and Armilda lived most of their lives in Auburn, Kansas.


Armilda C. Benning Williams

Armilda C. Benning Williams
Date: Between 1870 and 1875
A tintype showing Armilda C. Benning Williams who lived near Auburn, Shawnee County, Kansas. She appears in the 1870 census, age 22, born 1848, and she was born in Missouri. Between 1875 and 1880 Allen Williams married Armilda C. Benning. According to the national and state censuses, Allen and Armilda lived most of their lives in Auburn, Kansas.


Atlas of Shawnee County, Kansas

Atlas of Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
Date: 1873
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has plats of towns as of the year of publication, a map of Shawnee County. It has a Table of Distances and business notices.


Bison on the Tall Grass Bison Ranch near Auburn, Kansas

Bison on the Tall Grass Bison Ranch near Auburn, Kansas
Creator: Cooper, Craig
Date: October 2001
Twenty slides showing bison on Wayne Copp's Tall Grass Bison Ranch near Auburn, Kansas.


Gavin Berberich playing baseball

Gavin Berberich playing baseball
Date: Between 2005 and 2013
In this set of five photographs, Gavin Berberich of Topeka, Kansas is featured playing baseball at various ages ranging from age 2 through age 10. Four of the photos were taken in Shawnee County; the other was taken in Omaha, Nebraska. Digital reproduction of the photographs was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Plat book, directory and survey of Shawnee County, Kansas

Plat book, directory and survey of Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Farmer
Date: 1913
This atlas provides maps of each Shawnee County township with the names of landowners, illustrations and many advertisements. Included on pages 41-44 is a "Directory of Automobile Owners in Shawnee County" detailing the make and year of car as well as the owner's name and address.


R. S. Baxter

R. S. Baxter
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a cabinet card showing R. S. Baxter posed with her plants and cat in Auburn, Kansas.


Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society

Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society
Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: October 1, 1860 - November 1, 1860
This report to the American Baptist Publication Society was written by Robert Simerwell, a missionary colporteur in Kansas Territory. It includes information about the number of families he visited, the number of miles he traveled, and the number of books he sold, as well as other pertinent information. The end of the report contains a note to Rev. B. Griffith that recounts his travels and his interactions with churches.


Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society

Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society
Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: May 1860
Robert Simerwell, a missionary colporteur for the American Baptist Publication Society, sent this report to the national headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Although he had been suffering with an illness, Simerwell still managed to distribute some religious literature. He was also planning on attending an organizational meeting for a church on Mission Creek, and he seemed encouraged by Kansan's eagerness to participate in Sunday School.


Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society

Robert Simerwell, report to the American Baptist Publication Society
Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: March 1, 1860 - April 1, 1860
Robert Simerwell, a missionary colporteur for the American Baptist Publication Society, made this report to the headquarters in Philadelphia. It includes a tally of the number of miles he traveled, the number of tracts and volumes he sold, and the number of families visited, along with other information about the religious lives of Kansas settlers. The bottom portion of the report contains a note from Simerwell to Rev. B. Griffith, dated April 2, 1860. In general, this report provides valuable information about the demand for religious supplies in Kansas Territory.


Sarah P. Benning

Sarah P. Benning
Creator: Downings Gallery, Topeka
Date: Between 1878 and 1880
A cabinet card showing Sarah P. Benning who lived in Auburn, Shawnee County, Kansas.


Standard atlas of Shawnee County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1898
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Tall Grass Bison Ranch in Shawnee County, Kansas

Tall Grass Bison Ranch in Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Cooper, Craig
Date: October 2001
Five slides showing bison on the Tall Grass Bison Ranch owned by Wayne Coop located near Auburn in Shawnee County, Kansas.


William Ashford Baxter

William Ashford Baxter
Creator: Wehe, L. E.
Date: 1906-1925
Here are three photographs of William Ashford Baxter, the son of William and Emma E. Musgrove Baxter. The family lived at 7946 SW 93rd Street, Auburn, Kansas.


William Ashford Baxter

William Ashford Baxter
Date: 1906-1910
Here are two photographs of William Ashford Baxter, the son of William and Emma E. Musgrove Baxter. The family lived at 7946 SW 93rd Street in Auburn, Kansas.


William Ashford Baxter with two unidentified men

William Ashford Baxter with two unidentified men
Date: Between 1925 and 1929
This is a photograph of William Ashford Baxter, the son of William and Emma E. Musgrove Baxter, who lived in Auburn, Kansas.


William and Emma Baxter's home in Auburn, Kansas

William and Emma Baxter's home in Auburn, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1910
This is a photograph showing William and Emma Baxter's home located at 7946 SW 93rd Street in Auburn, Kansas. Their son, William Ashford Baxter, is in the front yard.


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