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Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas

Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas
Creator: Hannaford, Ed
Date: 1901
This is an album containing photographs of Marion, Kansas, and the Coble family. Included in the album are photographs of Governor Edward Hoch's house, a picnic in Central Park, Mr. and Mrs. Trenner and their house, L. F. Keller's house, the Frazier family, the Marion Presbyterian Church and parsonage, Bessie Thompson's children, William and Aline Frazier in a lilly pond, and an outing to Chingawasa Springs on the Marion Belt and Chingawasa Springs Railroad .


Alex E. Case collection

Alex E. Case collection
Date: 1866 - 1917
In this small collection, Alex E. Case, a state representative from Marion, Kansas, describes his experiences in Kansas in the 1860s. He recounts a conversation with an Irish immigrant named Sallie Young, who told Case about her encounter with Quantrill's raiders as they rode towards Lawrence. Case also relates his memories of the Cheyenne Indian raids on Marion in 1868 and shares stories about his neighbors A. A. Moore and William Henry Roberts. A searchable transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below. Funds for digitization provided by Mr. Steve Peckel in memory of William Chalfant.


Alexander Heaton Case, World War I soldier

Alexander Heaton Case, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1920
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 Alexander Heaton Case, Company D, 137th Infantry.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, F.O.
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Marion, Kansas. The one-story, "county-seat" style depot opened on June 17, 1912. It features a gabled roof with an operator's bay and an enclosed freight room. At the peaks of the roof are the Santa Fe emblems commonly associated with a county seat depot. The depot was refurbished by the Marion City Library and the City of Marion and opened on July 14, 2002 as the Marion City Library.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas
Date: Between 1912 and 1919
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Marion, Kansas. The one-story "county-seat" style depot, opened on June 17, 1912, and features a gabled roof with an operator's bay and a enclosed freight room. At the peaks of the roof are the Santa Fe emblems which are commonly associated with a county seat depot. The depot was refurbished by the Marion City Library and the City of Marion and opened on July 14, 2002 as the Marion City Library.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Marion, Kansas
Creator: Ogden, J. H.
Date: May 1917
This photograph shows a group of people and horse-drawn wagons in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company in Marion, Kansas. The men have gathered for an inspection. The one-story "county-seat" style depot, opened on June 17, 1912 and features a gabled roof with an operator's bay and an enclosed freight room. At the peaks of the roof are the Santa Fe emblems commonly associated with a county-seat depot. The depot was refurbished by the Marion City Library and the City of Marion and opened on July 14, 2002 as the Marion City Library.


Atlas of Marion County, Kansas

Atlas of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Davy Map and Atlas Co.
Date: 1885
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.


Bird's-eye view of Cottonwood River flood in Marion, Kansas

Bird's-eye view of Cottonwood River flood in Marion, Kansas
Creator: Ogden
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a bird's-eye view of Marion in Marion County, Kansas, when the Cottonwood River was flooding much of the town.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Marion, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Marion, Kansas
Date: 1959
This photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Marion, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure no longer stands.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Marion, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Marion, Kansas
Date: 1909
This is a postcard showing the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Marion, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are railroad cars, a steam locomotive, and carriages.


Church group, Marion, Kansas

Church group, Marion, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This photograph shows a group of church men posing for a picture in a park in Marion, Marion County, Kansas. None of the men are identified.


Church group, Marion, Marion County, Kansas

Church group, Marion, Marion County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This photograph shows a group of church women seated on the grass in a park in Marion, Marion County, Kansas. Mary J. Fairbrother is seated second from the left in the back row.


Civilian Conservation Corps camp group, Marion, Kansas

Civilian Conservation Corps camp group, Marion, Kansas
Date: 1937
This is a photograph of Civilian Conservation Corps camp foreman and their families, Marion, Kansas.


Company M, 3rd Kansas Infantry, Marion, Kansas

Company M, 3rd Kansas Infantry, Marion, Kansas
Creator: Harden, Homer Thomas, 1882-1939
Date: September 24, 1917
Panoramic photograph of members of Company M, 3rd Kansas Infantry in Marion, Kansas.


Cottonwood River flood, Marion, Kansas

Cottonwood River flood, Marion, Kansas
Creator: Ogden
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a group of men and boys gathered around a fountain in a park in Marion in Marion County, Kansas, during a flood of the Cottonwood River.


Edward Wallis Hoch

Edward Wallis Hoch
Date: Between 1905 and 1909
This cabinet card shows the seventeenth governor of Kansas, Edward Wallis Hoch. Prior to being electing to office, Hoch was an editor from Marion, Kansas.


Elgin Hotel in Marion, Marion County, Kansas

Elgin Hotel in Marion, Marion County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows the front of the Elgin Hotel, located in Marion, Marion County, Kansas.


First Battalion volunteer militia correspondence

First Battalion volunteer militia correspondence
Date: 1868
This correspondence was sent to Kansas Governor Samuel J. Crawford and Kansas Adjutant General Josiah B. McAfee from members of the First Battalion of the Kansas Volunteer Militia. This group was also known as the "Frontier Battalion" charged with defending western parts of Kansas from Indians. Correspondents include Assistant Adjutant General George B. Jenness, Lt. Milo R. Harris, Capt. S. J. Jennings of Company A and his 2nd Lt. Norman A. Lovejoy (including a petition for Jennings' dismissal for drunkenness), Capt. H. D. Baker of Company B, Capt. B. C. Sanders of Company C, Capt. A. J. Armstrong of Company D, Capt. John A. Potts of Company E, and John S. Park, commanding officer of the Sharp's Creek Detachment. A sizable portion of the correspondence was written in Salina, Kansas. There are several items written in Lawrence, Kansas, with a few letters from a number of other communities


Foot bridge, Marion, Kansas

Foot bridge, Marion, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
These three photographs show a foot bridge across a creek in a wooded park in Marion, Marion County, Kansas. Two were taken after a flood.


Foot bridge during Cottonwood River flood, Marion, Marion County, Kansas

Foot bridge during Cottonwood River flood, Marion, Marion County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the location of a foot bridge, which was submerged during a flood on the Cottonwood River in Marion, Marion County, Kansas.


German School Question

German School Question
Creator: Marion Record
Date: September 13, 1917
This article, published in the Marion Record, responds to charges that Marion County schools taught German and advocated support for the Kaiser and Germany.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, U. S. Senator applications, Homer Hoch

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, U. S. Senator applications, Homer Hoch
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications and endorsements for United States Senator Homer Hoch from Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Hand-book of Marion County, Kansas

Hand-book of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: 1888
The C.S. Burch handbooks, written for the immigrant and land looker, contain the 'most complete and varied information as to soil, climate, water, timber, schools, churches, highways, with reliable data regarding the advantages and drawbacks of the section treated.'


Henry Kuhn collection letterpress books

Henry Kuhn collection letterpress books
Creator: Kuhn, Henry, 1830-1900
Date: 1867-1898
Copies of correspondence both received and sent by Captain Henry Kuhn dating from after the Civil War until shortly before his death in 1898. Some of the letters are illegible. Much of the correspondence regards Kuhn's banking and other financial interests, particularly in Leavenworth, as well as other business and personal affairs, including during his time as an Indian agent in the Oklahoma area. Kuhn was county surveyor and township clerk in Atchison County, Indian agent in the Indian territory, publisher of a Marion County newspaper, and was otherwise a prominent Kansas citizen of the nineteenth century.


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