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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
This file includes letters on topics such as agriculture, the American Institute of Christian Philosophy, bondsmen, and acknowledgement of receipts. In the first letter to Kansas Governor St. John the person requests the governor speak to the Legislature to adjust measures in securing the Fort Hays reservation as a school for the promotion of agriculture. There is a letter from Joe Anderson of Kansas City, Kansas requesting that Governor St. John be a bondsman for the Olathe Asylum. Other letters in this file discuss appointments, advocacy for temporary amendments, as well as other matters.


Academy of Science

Academy of Science
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
A letter from the Kansas Academy of Science asks Kansas Governor G. W. Glick for a large room in the new Capital building for a geological, mineral, and botanical museum. A program for the 16th annual meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science details the events of the program including speakers and topics. The academy had a substantial collection for a museum. The Kansas Academy of Science is still in operation today.


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various republican officials, under the previous governor St. John and others involved in Kansas politics, who are requesting or recommending candidates for Democratic Kansas Governor G. W. Glick's Adjutant General position. A. H. Green, J. G. Lindsay, J. J. Mohen, Col. J. V. Pierce, and Maj. L. Pritchard were those highlighted for the position. Each person sent a letter for candidacy and each person had recommendations from others. Thomas Moonlight became the Adjutant General for Kansas Governor G. W. Glick.


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are in regards to the Adjutant General's department. They discuss the procurement of supplies from Indianapolis as well as the death of Edward D. Barnes. These matters have a corresponding letter from the Adjutant General, Thomas Moonlight, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Additional letters discuss the appointment of Ketner, Insley, and Stadden to different positions within the department including Major General, Paymaster General, and Brigade General.


A. E. Touzolin portriat

A. E. Touzolin portriat
Date: Between 1883 and 1885
This is a portrait of A. E. Touzolin an official of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Agent, State: Samuel J. Crawford

Agent, State: Samuel J. Crawford
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Samuel J. Crawford, also the third and previous governor of Kansas, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The letters cover various topics on Kansas land, specifically the Santa Fe land grant, "Indian" reservations, military reservations, and school lands. Crawford's correspondence is from Washington D.C. where he moved after his governorship.


Agricultural College, Manhattan

Agricultural College, Manhattan
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from, or about, the Kansas State Agricultural College to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondence include the discussion of issues for the board of regents, the college's finances, and a bill passed by Congress for Agricultural colleges in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture. The Kansas State Agricultural College is now called Kansas State University.


Agricultural, State Board of

Agricultural, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
The first letter to Kansas Governor St. John comes from the Office of State Board of Agriculture, the letter is advising Governor St. John of the upcoming annual meeting and where the meeting will be held. The second letter is a petition recommending David Harbough for Regent of the Agricultural College in Manhattan, Kansas, this petition includes five signatures, one of them being James Smith the Kansas Secretary of State. The last letter in this file is from F. P. Baker, in this letter he recommends S. S. Prouty for the position as Secretary State Board of Agriculture.


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.


Alphabetical correspondence, A-B

Alphabetical correspondence, A-B
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens as well as out-of-state reporters and organizations to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents discussed various topics including coal, congress (i.e.- bills and elected officials), land and road issues, farming, events in Kansas, making appointments to meet, publications (i.e.- Emporia Gazette and The Herald) and giving thanks/congratulations. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, C-E

Alphabetical correspondence, C-E
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also a few letters from different people concerning Canada and Arbor Day. The correspondents discussed various topics including laws and policies, the Exoduster movement, publications, newspaper articles, asking for documents (i.e.- the Kansas Constitution), the Cooper Institute, and government officials. There are many letters responding with gratitude for Governor Glick's help or response as well. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, F-G

Alphabetical correspondence, F-G
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also letters from Glick to different recipients. The correspondents discussed various topics including requests for aid and appearances, government officials, coal, laws and policies, campaigning, and complaints. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, H

Alphabetical correspondence, H
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents discussed various topics including government officials, congress, legislature, farming, land, campaigning, requests for appearances/documents/aid, stock matters, and publications/newspapers (i.e.- The Express). Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, I-K

Alphabetical correspondence, I-K
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also a few letters from the Kansas State Penitentiary regarding Congress as well as information on certain people. Additionally, there are many letters from the Kansas State Agricultural College regarding different issues and requests. The correspondents discussed various topics including railroads, requests for aid/support/documents/interviews, government officials, congress, newspaper/publication articles (i.e.- Enterprise), and farming. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, L-N

Alphabetical correspondence, L-N
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents discussed various topics including newspaper/publication articles (i.e.- The Independent; Enterprise), government officials, congress, legislature, coal, farming, land, laws and policies, and requests for visits. There are also a few letters concerning the insane asylum. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, O-R

Alphabetical correspondence, O-R
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents discussed various topics including mining, farming, railroads, legislature, congress, newspaper/publication articles (i.e.- The State Journal), and requests for documents/aid/support/interviews/appointments/visits. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, S-T

Alphabetical correspondence, S-T
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also a few letters regarding the Kansas State Penitentiary and State Insane Asylum. The correspondents discussed various topics including requests for visits/appointments/support/aid, government officials, congress, railroads, mining, land, and newspaper/publication articles (i.e.- The Minneapolis; Enterprise). Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, U-W

Alphabetical correspondence, U-W
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens as well as U.S. government offices to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There is also a letter from the President of the United States office. The correspondents discussed various topics including cases, congress, immigration/international affairs, stocks, coal, publication/newspaper articles, and requests for surveys/aid/visits. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


An Open Letter to the Legislatures of Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado

An Open Letter to the Legislatures of Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado
Creator: Packard, Mrs. E. P. W.
Date: 1883
Mrs. Packard of Chicago, Illinois, was asking the legislatures of Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado for their support for two laws--one to end censorship of the correspondence of inmates of insane asylums and the second to protect the legal identity of married women. The pamphlet explains that she has a petition of 804 signatures that includes the governors the the three states; numerous state, county and municipal officers; various judges; clergymen; and many other respected officials. She includes excerpts from letters of endorsement and 18 of those are Kansans.


A proposed temperance law

A proposed temperance law
Creator: Buchan, William Johnston
Date: 1883
A proposed temperance law suggested by W. J. Buchan; which would later on in 1883 become Senate Bill number 74. This proposal would prohibit the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors except for medical, scientific, and mechanical purposes, and to punish those were caught being intoxicated.


Architect and Superintendent, Office of

Architect and Superintendent, Office of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
This letter dated March 5, 1883 is from Geo. Popes to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Popes discusses his resignation of Superintendent of construction in the state from the office of Architect and Superintendent. He continues with his final thoughts on a construction project for the Kansas State Capitol including an appropriation bill that would help with the project. Construction on the North and South wings of the Kansas State Capitol began in 1883. The main building construction began in 1886, and construction on the dome began in 1889.


Asylum for Imbecile & Idiotic Youth, Lawrence

Asylum for Imbecile & Idiotic Youth, Lawrence
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters ranging from Dec. 11, 1883 to Jan. 3, 1884 are from H. M. Greene, Superintendent of the Kansas State Asylum for Imbecile and Idiotic Youth, and Geo. J. Barker, attorney, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. They are discussing a shooting that took place in one of the rooms of the asylum. One letter is a description of the whole incident according to H. M. Greene. Both Greene and Barker are writing to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick to delay the governor's proclamation of this case.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot and Fred Harvey House, Wellington, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot and Fred Harvey House, Wellington, Kansas
Date: Between 1883 and 1915
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot and the Fred Harvey House in Wellington, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company stock certificate

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company stock certificate
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1883
This is an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company stock certificate. At the monthly director's meeting held, August 7, 1883, in Boston, MA, they approved issuing certificates of stock from number A.1 issued August 1, 1883, forward. The directors decided that certificates would be signed by the Assistant Secretary, countersigned by the Assistant Treasurer, and certified across the left end by the Comptroller. The shares were valued at $100 each and they were issued in the State of Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4
Date: September 13, 1883
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4 arriving in San Bernardino, California. This locomotive was operated by the California Southern Railroad and was the first train to arrive in San Bernardino.


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