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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 (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.


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.


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.


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.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters, memorandums, and proclamations are from the Attorney General's office to Governor G. W. Glick. The subjects of many of these correspondence is O. C. Muncie, Joseph Lucas, W. H. Amsbaugh, and Clarence A. Seward. Joseph Lucas was appointed an agent of the state in the delivery of O. C. Muncie, who was charged with grand larceny. W. H. Amsbaugh is another subject who is noted as a fugitive with a case against him. Clarence A. Seward is another appointed agent for the prosecution of a couple railway companies. The rest of the correspondence are on other issues related to the Attorney General's office for which Kansas Governor G. W. Glick wanted information.


Auditor's Office

Auditor's Office
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are receipts for land from the Auditors Office to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The last letter is from Kansas Governor G. W. Glick to the Auditor's Office asking for tax statements to answer a letter from E. J. James of Philadelphia. The land receipts involved Indemnity lands and Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad lands.


Blind, Institute for the

Blind, Institute for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Geo. H. Miller, Superintendent of the Kansas Institute for the Education of the Blind, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Most of these correspondence are asking Glick to visit. One letter specifically invites Glick to their commencement with the inclusion of the commencement program. Geo. H. Miller discusses other matters relating to the institute as well.


Board of Trustees, Charitable Institutions

Board of Trustees, Charitable Institutions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from or about the Board of Trustees for the State Charitable Institutions to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The subjects of the letters include the appointment of persons to the board, resignations, board meetings, and board responsibilities. Additionally, subjects include cases regarding individuals in the Kansas State Insane Asylum.


Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Deaf & Dumb Asylum, Olathe

Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Deaf & Dumb Asylum, Olathe
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from individuals regarding the "Deaf and Dumb Asylum" in Olathe, Kansas to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Glick was establishing new management for the institution. Two of the individuals were parents who endorsed the current superintendent of the institution. S. B. Wilson endorsed himself for the position.


Charitable and Correctional Institutions : [General]

Charitable and Correctional Institutions : [General]
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from individuals associated with charitable and correctional institutions to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Relatives of hearing impaired individuals as well as people deemed "insane" wrote to Glick with questions about admission and of concern. Other subjects of the letters include prison labor, requests of investigations at the insane asylum, and reform school.


Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Insane Asylum, Osawatomie

Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Insane Asylum, Osawatomie
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from or about the Osawatomie, Kansas Insane Asylum to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Relatives of different patients wrote to the governor concerning their loved one. Other subjects within the letters are Dr. Knapp, criminal cases, and investigations of the asylum. The Osawatomie Insane Asylum is still in operation today with a name change to the Osawatomie State Hospital.


Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Insane Asylum, Topeka

Charitable and Correctional Institutions : Insane Asylum, Topeka
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various individuals regarding the Topeka Insane Asylum to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. L. S. Webb wrote to Glick questioning the funding for the asylum. The other individuals were relatives of an inmate at the asylum, Arthur H. Webb, and wrote questioning the status of Webb. The Topeka Insane Asylum changed its name to the Topeka State Hospital and permanently closed in 1997.


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