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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 (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from the Adjutant General's office in regards to adjutant general affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. A. B. Campbell, Adjutant General, and S. M. Lauham wrote letters concerning military shipments, Governor turnover, and Rock Island Arsenal and other ordinances as well as appointing military officials to the office. Signed certificates are also included in this file.


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.


Adjutant general & National Guard

Adjutant general & National Guard
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from various individuals regarding positions in the Adjutant General's offices to Kansas Governor John Martin. John T. Bradley, A. B. Campbell, and R. A. Friedrich all wrote to Martin about the Adjutant General position and had endorsements as well. Individuals also applied for Brigade General, Aide-de-camp, and surgeon for the 3rd Regiment.


Aerial Navigation

Aerial Navigation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1888
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from Dr. S. L. N. Foote in Lebo, Kansas regarding aerial navigation to Kansas Governor John Martin. Foote included pamphlets with endorsements of his inventions and scientific studies of aerial navigation including flying machines. Foote also discussed artificial intelligence and patents.


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.


A family in front of their sod house, Thomas County, Kansas

A family in front of their sod house, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1885
A Thomas County, Kansas family and their dog pose in front of their sod home and outbuilding. The family is unidentified.


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

Agricultural College
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from the board of regents of the Kansas State Agricultural College to Kansas Governor John Martin. The board wrote to Martin about reports, the lack and necessity of an architect, the expenditures for getting an architect, and allotted lands to the college from the government. The president of the college, George Fairchild, also wrote to Martin about his annual reports.


Agricultural College, Kansas State

Agricultural College, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
The documents in this file are letters and petitions to Kansas Governor John Martin regarding appointing positions within the Kansas State Agricultural College. Other letters are applications from individuals for a position at the Agricultural College.


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.


Agriculture Museum, Topeka, Kansas

Agriculture Museum, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1885
This is an image of the Agriculture Museum at the Kansas Capitol, Topeka, Kansas.


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.


Agriculture, State Board of

Agriculture, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from the State Board of Agriculture regarding their affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters cover three different topics. The first group of letters discuss acts in Congress about the census. The second group of letters talk about the Kansas State Weather Service, the U.S. Signal Service Corps, and the cold wave station/flag they will set up in Kansas. The final topic is over a request they received for information describing their resources that they cannot fulfill due to a lack of any type of publications made.


A letter of proposal for the Leavenworth, Topeka and Mexican Railway

A letter of proposal for the Leavenworth, Topeka and Mexican Railway
Creator: Schofield, William H.
Date: Feb 10, 1885
A long letter of proposal from William H. Schofield to the members of the Board of Trade Association of Leavenworth, Kansas. Mr. Schofield proposes to build a railroad from Leavenworth, through Topeka, Hutchinson and continuing in a south westerly direction to the Cimmaron River and the Kansas state line. The proposed line would be the shortest distance by 50 miles from the pan handle of Texas to the Missouri River and onward to the markets Kansas City and Chicago. Initally, Mr. Schofield would like for Leavenworth to furnish $20,000 for the primary expenditure.


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.


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