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Agriculture, Board of : secretary

Agriculture, Board of : secretary
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter on January 8, 1878, from John B. Campbell, states he heard that A. Gray, Secretary State Board of Agriculture, is likely to be appointed a commission to Paris and requests the appointment to fill in on Gray's behalf.


Agriculture, State Board of

Agriculture, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1878
A letter on August 12, 1878, from Alfred Gray, encloses a financial report of the Department of Agriculture that spans seven months. A financial report of the Secretary of State Board of Agriculture for seven months ending June 30, 1877, and fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.


Applications: Blind Asylum, Superintendent

Applications: Blind Asylum, Superintendent
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These letters, spanning February through March 1868, are from government officials and other individuals regarding the appointment of the superintendent for the Blind Asylum to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. They wrote either to recommend others or apply for the position. J. Cooper and H. Sawyer had signed official petitions for their appointment. The Blind Asylum was located in Wyandotte County, Kansas.


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.


Blind Asylum, superintendent of

Blind Asylum, superintendent of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1870
The documents in this file pertain to matters concerning the appointment of Superintendent of the Blind Asylum. A letter from Minister James Lawrence requests Kansas Governor Harvey to reappoint Sawyer's position as the Superintendent. A separate letter suggests the Governor make changes in the management at the Asylum. Many letters are regarding efforts to remove H. H. Sawyer as the Superintendent, however, there is also correspondence from individuals who support Sawyer and attest to his management. A petition from citizens of Wyandotte, Kansas, asks that Sawyer be reappointed in his present position. Additional documents are petitions to have another person appointed Superintendent.


Blind, Institution for the

Blind, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
Several letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey request the reappointment of George Miller as the Superintendent at the Wyandotte Asylum. The individuals of the letters express their support as well as their belief in Millers' ability. A letter from John Walker asks the Governor to keep Mrs. Chase, a teacher at the Institution for the Blind he informs the Governor that she has only been reprimanded once by the Superintendent and has not repeated her actions. Additional letters concern the appointment of positions within the Board as well as Superintendent.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1867
This letter, dated September 6, 1867, is from G. M. Ballard regarding the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. G. M. Ballard is the warden for the Institution of the Blind in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ballard wrote asking for the names and addresses of the commissioners for the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind, which was located in Wyandotte County Kansas.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
This file contains correspondence from the members of the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor Humphrey. The letters provide the Governor with reports and updates on the education and instruction of the students at the school. A letter from Allen Buckner, Superintendent, informs the Governor of the total number of students enrolled in the school. Buckner also advises the Governor that students are learning to use the typewriter. A separate letter from Lewis, the Music Teacher, provides the Governor with an outline of the student's curriculum. Other letters discuss appointments and reappointments of certain positions, and a letter from Buckner recommends the school obtain a good oculist.


Board of Educational Administration - Inquiry from Texas

Board of Educational Administration - Inquiry from Texas
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to an inquiry from Texas about the Board of Educational administration. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is structural reorganization of multiple universities, a printed booklet titled "The Future of the University of Texas", and how Kansas organized their school administrations in the 1913 legislation. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


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

Charitable and correctional institutions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876
A letter on March 22, 1876, from Mary H. Wilson, asks if there is an orphan home in the State of Kansas, as she wants to care for a little girl of ten or twelve years of age. A letter on January 19, from Mrs. Thomas Plowman, asks if there will be a change in Superintendent for the Blind Institute as she is not satisfied with the current Superintendent. A letter on March 20, 1875, from Albert Cavens, writes to Kansas Governor Osborn concerning his mute son and his treatment by management at the Mute School in Olathe. Additional letters address similar topics related to charitable and correctional institutions in the State of Kansas.


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 Institutions

Charitable Institutions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various individuals regarding multiple charitable institutions in Kansas to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. S. B. S. Wilson wrote to apply for the position of Superintendent of the "Deaf and Dumb" Asylum. Many letters endorsed Dr. V. W. Sunderlin for Superintendent of the Osawatomie Insane Asylum. Others also endorsed J. J. Thompson and J. W. Gossett for the same position. The final letters are from J. D. Sherrick applying for the position of Superintendent for the Topeka Insane Asylum.


Charitable Institutions, Bd. of Trustees

Charitable Institutions, Bd. of Trustees
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
There is a letter to Kansas Governor St. John informing him that members of the Board of Charities will be visiting Topeka to examine lands for a Reform School. A similar letter asks the governor to look at the proposed site of the Reform School. In addition, is a letter from the Board of Trustees of State Charities informing the governor they will be in Topeka on October 20th, 1879 and requests the governor meet with them. Also, in this file is an invitation to Governor St. John to attend a conference of charities.


Charitable Institutions, Board, A.T. Sharp

Charitable Institutions, Board, A.T. Sharp
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1881
This file contains numerous documents about A. T. Sharp of Ottawa, Kansas. The letters addressed to Kansas Governor St. John talk about the satisfaction of having A. T. Sharp in his position as Treasurer of State Board of Charities. Other letters are regarding recommendations for A. T. Sharp to be reappointed as Trustee State Board of Charities, this includes signed petitions.


Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees

Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1882
This file includes several letters related to the appointments of Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. Most of the letters to Kansas Governor St. John are from individuals recommending certain people be reappointed members of the State Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. There are also letters asking Governor St. John not to reappoint certain individuals as a member of the Board of Trustees.


Charities, State Board of

Charities, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are either from or about individuals on the State Board of Charities to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Many wrote to endorse candidates for positions on the board. H. C. Burnett received the most endorsements. Glick appointed D. O. McAllister to the board, which led to petitions shown in these letters.


Cities and Towns

Cities and Towns
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from city councils, mayors, and other Kansas citizens regarding their cities and towns to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The topics of these letters include the board of education, Enterprise, Kansas as a railroad station, invitations to visit, and the appointment and removal of city officials. Many letters pertain to Olathe and a water works building contract named the Holmes Contract because of the owner's last name. There are also Governor Proclamations and letters responding to or requesting the proclamations for the cities of Arkansas City, Girard, Hiawatha, and Pittsburg.


Deaf and Dumb, Institution for the

Deaf and Dumb, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
A letter from Herbert L Grigsby tells Kansas Governor Humphrey he believes S. T. Walker, Superintendent, is a good man to lead the school, he also says that the school should be promoted in every district in Kansas. A letter from S. Henry asks the Governor for an appointment at the Institution.


Deaf and Dumb, Institution for the Education of

Deaf and Dumb, Institution for the Education of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1890-1891
A letter from Superintendent S. T. Walker informs Kansas Governor Humphrey the school needs more rooms, a chapel, assembly rooms, and an industrial building, as the number of students, have increased at the school. A letter from Walker concerning salaries paid to Superintendents of similar Institutions. A separate letter from Walker discusses the passage of Senate Bill 155 he informs Governor Humphrey other states such as Illinois and Iowa are governing under similar laws for their schools for the Deaf.


Deaf & Dumb, Kansas Institute

Deaf & Dumb, Kansas Institute
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from the superintendent office and steward office of the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. G. L. Wycroff, superintendent, wrote about the case of Mr. Puckett's daughter and the overall status of the institution. The rules for admission are also included. The other issue discussed in the letters is the water ordinance of Olathe, Kansas and contract, which concerns the rules for supplying water to the institution.


Deaf & Dumb School, Superintendent

Deaf & Dumb School, Superintendent
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1880
A letter from the wife of J. B. Craig requests Kansas Governor St. John appoint her husband as the new Superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, she provides references as well. Additional letters are from applicants requesting to be appointed as the new Superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum.


Feeble Minded, School-Winfield

Feeble Minded, School-Winfield
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1881
A letter from J. B. Abbott thanks Kansas Governor St. John and the members of the Kansas State House for passing his bill for a school for those who are underdeveloped. In the letter, Abbott recommends the Governor appoint C. J. Wilber of Illinois as Superintendent of the school as he has past experience.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Educational Legislation

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Educational Legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to educational legislation. Topics included in the correspondence but not limited to is higher education administration corruption, required length of school from primary to high school, and school fundraisers. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


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