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Aaron Lane Lanning's household expense ledgers

Aaron Lane Lanning's household expense ledgers
Date: May 01, 1926-December 31, 1933
Here are two household expense ledgers belonging to Aaron Lane Lanning, Melvern, Kansas. Early in his life, Aaron's parents moved the family to Jerseyville, Illinois where in April 1862, he joined the 122nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted to sergeant in 1864 and discharged in June 1865. After the war, Aaron, his parents and siblings settled in Mound City, Kansas. He married Sarah Emma Preston on November 3, 1867, and they eventually moved near Melvern, Kansas where he farmed. Aaron and Emma had five children.


American War Mothers, Topeka Chapter, records

American War Mothers, Topeka Chapter, records
Creator: American War Mothers. Topeka Chapter
Date: 1927-1976
The records of the Topeka Chapter of the American War Mothers includes a complete set of minutes, membership rolls, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material. This collection documents the activities of the American War Mothers focus on patriotic and service since the Topeka Chapter's start in 1927 to its disbandment in 1976. The American War Mothers, a national organization founded in 1917 and incorporated by act of Congress in 1925, is a perpetual patriotic, non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian, non-partisan organization whose members are mothers of children who have served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Services during a time of conflict.


Board of Agriculture Treasurer's Annual Reports

Board of Agriculture Treasurer's Annual Reports
Creator: State Board of Agriculture
Date: 1871-1873, 1876
These records include the treasurer's annual reports of the State Board of Agriculture and related vouchers. The January 10, 1872 report, written by treasurer Thomas Murphy, itemizes the proceeds of the Kansas State Fair. Murphy's reports were audited by J.K. Hudson and E.S. Niccolls. The 1873 report was prepared by treasurer George N. Veale and the 1876 report by J.C. Wilson. Additional auditors include A.J. Burdick, W.A. Johnston, J.P. Davis, C.H. Graham, and D.W. Finney.


C. D. Smith drug store ledger

C. D. Smith drug store ledger
Date: 1890-1909
This is an account book of C.D. Smith who owned a drugstore in Lebanon, Kansas.


East Abilene Town Company records

East Abilene Town Company records
Date: 1887-1900
The East Abilene Town Company was organized and incorporated in 1887 with L. A. Bigger of Hutchinson, Kansas as its president. M. A. Low was principal stockholder. The company originally purchased 445 acres of land which was platted into the first addition of the Kansas Town and Land Company to Abilene, Kansas. Mr. Bigger was also President of the Reno Town Company in which the Kansas Town and Land Company owned controlling interest. Materials include the company charter and bylaws, director's minutes, general correspondence, leases and land contracts, treasurer's statements and expense accounts, tax lists and certificates, legal documents, and ledger books.


Economy Used Clothing Company, Topeka, Kansas

Economy Used Clothing Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1935
This is a general business journal for the Economy Used Clothing Company, 308 Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. The business was owned by the Einstein family.


Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840

Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840
Creator: Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School (Kan.)
Date: 1837-December 12, 1840
This item details some of the expenses related to the running of the Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School during the years 1837 to 1840. Some expenses were for the school itself, while others were the private expenses of those employed there.


Inmates discharged register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women

Inmates discharged register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women
Date: 1917-1926
This ledger from the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women provides information but is not limited to the inmate's name, number, race, crime and length of sentence. Arranged in chronological order by month from 1917 to 1926. See also Unit ID 193820 for Inmates received register.


Inmates received register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women

Inmates received register, Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women
Date: 1917-1926
This ledger from the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women provides information but is not limited to the inmate's name, number, race, crime, date and county of arrest. Arranged in chronological order by date of intake from 1917 to 1926. Additional volumes are available in the reading room. See also Unit ID 193822 for Inmates discharged register.


Kanwaka Good Will Club

Kanwaka Good Will Club
Creator: Kanwaka Good Will Club
Date: September 20, 1928-September 20, 1930
This is a ledger for the Kanwaka Good Will Club, a women's literary group in Douglas County, Kansas. It contains the club's motto, constitution, club songs, colors, officers, minutes, annual reports, and attendance. The club was organized in 1929 and disbanded in the 1960s.


Kanwaka Literary Club

Kanwaka Literary Club
Creator: Kanwaka Literary Club
Date: 2006-2013
Kanwaka Literary Club minutes, attendence rosters, treasurer's reports, correspondence, and by-laws. The object of the club is to promote the intellectual growth of its members. It is located in Douglas County, Kansas.


Kanwaka Literary Club

Kanwaka Literary Club
Creator: Kanwaka Literary Club
Date: 1998-2005
Kanwaka Literary Club minutes, attendence rosters, treasurer's reports, and by-laws. The object of the club is to promote the intellectual growth of its members. It is located in Douglas County, Kansas.


Ledger belonging to John M. Miller

Ledger belonging to John M. Miller
Creator: Rottluff, Blanche
Date: 1886-1889
This is folder 38 of the Rottluff Family papers collection. The papers relate to the establishment of present-day Bonner Springs, Kansas. This file comes from box 2 of the collection.


Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 1

Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 1
Creator: Lewellen, Zodac
Date: 1869-1872
This is the first of a four-part ledger from Zodac "Doc" Lewellen during his time in Wichita, Kansas from 1869-1872. These ledgers itemize the many products that Lewellen sold to area settlers from his store located on North Waco Street and are organized by customer. This first book has several loose pages. Some of his customers included Darius Munger, James R. Mead, Mike Meagher, William Greiffenstein, and Milo B. Kellogg. After coming to Wichita in 1867 from Butler County, Kansas, Doc Lewellen bought Jesse Chisholm's trading post in 1868. Doc Lewellen operated what many consider Wichita's first "store". His two-story building had the store on the main level and an upstairs known as "Lewellen's Hall". Lewellen left the Wichita area in 1872 after the death of his wife. He died in 1901. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 2

Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 2
Creator: Lewellen, Zodac
Date: 1869-1872
This is the second book of a four-part ledger from Zodac "Doc" Lewellen during his time in Wichita, Kansas from 1869-1872. These ledgers itemize the many products that Lewellen sold to area settlers from his store located on North Waco Street and are organized by customer. Some of his customers included Darius Munger, E.B. Allen, Andrew Fabrique, Charles Hill, Ida May, and William Finn. After coming to Wichita in 1867 from Butler County, Kansas, Doc Lewellen bought Jesse Chisholm's trading post in 1868. Doc Lewellen operated what many consider Wichita's first "store". His two-story building had the store on the main level and an upstairs known as "Lewellen's Hall". Lewellen left the Wichita area in 1872 after the death of his wife. He died in 1901. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 3

Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 3
Creator: Lewellen, Zodac
Date: 1871-1873
Zodac "Doc" Lewellen kept ledgers of his store sales during his time in Wichita, Kansas from 1869-1872, and this is the third of a four-part ledger series. These ledgers itemize the many products that Lewellen sold to area settlers from his store located on North Waco Street and are organized by customer. One of his customers included Darius Munger. After coming to Wichita in 1867 from Butler County, Kansas, Doc Lewellen bought Jesse Chisholm's trading post in 1868. Doc Lewellen operated what many consider Wichita's first "store". His two-story building had the store on the main level and an upstairs known as "Lewellen's Hall". Lewellen left the Wichita area in 1872 after the death of his wife. He died in 1901. This ledger also has a co-author named John Ward, who would later become a judge. This edition has several missing pages. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 4

Ledgers from Zodoc Lewellen Wichita, Kansas 1869-1872, part 4
Creator: Lewellen, Zodac
Date: 1868-1872
Zodac "Doc" Lewellen kept ledgers of his store sales during his time in Wichita, Kansas from 1869-1872, and this is the third of a four-part ledger series. These ledgers itemize the many products that Lewellen sold to area settlers from his store located on North Waco Street and are organized by customer. One of his customers included Darius Munger and WIlliam Greiffenstein. After coming to Wichita in 1867 from Butler County, Kansas, Doc Lewellen bought Jesse Chisholm's trading post in 1868. Doc Lewellen operated what many consider Wichita's first "store". His two-story building had the store on the main level and an upstairs known as "Lewellen's Hall". Lewellen left the Wichita area in 1872 after the death of his wife. He died in 1901. This ledger also has a co-author named John Ward, who would later become a judge. This edition has several missing pages. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Methodist Episcopal Church in Hoyt, Kansas

Methodist Episcopal Church in Hoyt, Kansas
Date: July 1896-September 20, 1919
A ledger for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Hoyt, Kansas. The ledger contains assessments on members, proceedings and minutes for the Board of Trustees, and treasurer's reports. The original church building was constructed and dedicated in 1886. In 1896, trustees purchased two lots on Highland Avenue from A.D. Walker for $275.00. The original church building was moved to this site and rededicated on July 5, 1896. In March, 1905, the trustees voted to build a parsonage. In July, 1910, trustees decided to tear down the old church and erect a new one. This building was dedicated February 26, 1911 and is located at 405 Highland Avenue in Hoyt, Kansas.


Missouri Fur Company records

Missouri Fur Company records
Creator: Missouri Fur Company
Date: 1812-1814
This ledger is part of the papers of William Clark, president of the Board of Directors for the Missouri Fur Company, discovered with the records of the U. S. Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency (Volume 30). The Missouri Fur Company explored the Missouri River region and traded with several Indian tribes. Included are the "Articles of Association of the Missouri Fur Company," dated January 24, 1812, and the meeting minutes and accounts payable/receivable of the Board of Directors. The ledger also contains the signatures of William Clark, Manuel Lisa and several members of the Chouteau family of St. Louis.


Missouri Fur Company records

Missouri Fur Company records
Creator: Missouri Fur Company
Date: 1812-1813
This ledger and letterbook of the Missouri Fur Company are part of the papers of William Clark, a board member of that company. The volume was discovered with the records of the U. S. Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency. Clark (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) served as Indian superintendent for the central superintendency from 1807 until his death in 1838. The page headings read in French: "La Compagny des Fourures du Missoury." The last page of the book includes an entry for July 12, 1817.


Recording Steward's book for Shawnee Mission

Recording Steward's book for Shawnee Mission
Creator: Shawnee Methodist Mission and Indian Manual Labor School (Kan.)
Date: 1839-1859
This is the Recording Steward's book for the Shawnee Methodist Mission. It contains meeting minutes for various quarterly conferences held between 1838 to 1853 and Sabbath school reports, disciplinary charges, and missionary's reports. It also includes records of marriages, 1843-1857 (pp 66-68); records of baptisms, 1840-1856 (pp 69-73); and records of deaths, 1853 (p 74) occurring at the mission.


Records of the Congregational Church of Kanwaka

Records of the Congregational Church of Kanwaka
Creator: Congregational Church of Kanwaka
Date: 1882 - 1906
One ledger book with records of the Congregational Church of Kanwaka, Kansas. The book includes articles of faith, rules, membership, and minutes.


South Arkansas Valley Town Company records

South Arkansas Valley Town Company records
Date: 1887-1917
The South Arkansas Valley Town Company was organized and incorporated in 1887 to do business from Dodge City, Kansas. It was chartered to buy and sell land in the Bloom and Kingsdown townsites of Ford County on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway. W. C. Shinn, President of the Directors, purchased 382 shares of company stock in the name of C. F. Jilson (trustee for the CRI&P). The company was disbanded and the final dividend paid in 1906. These records include correspondence, land contracts, financial statements, town lot price lists, and assorted ledgers.


Stone Store mercantile ledger, Council Grove, Kansas

Stone Store mercantile ledger, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1859
A merchant ledger for the Stone Store in Council Grove, Kansas. Built by Malcolm Conn in 1858 for mercantile business, the store was the second pioneer business erected in the current business district. Conn later became a community leader, eventually serving as county clerk and treasurer of the Town Company, a corporation that plotted and sold town lots. In 1866, Conn sold his store to Shamleffer & James. The second story housed the city library from 1898 to 1916.


Wyandotte Indian council records

Wyandotte Indian council records
Creator: Wyandotte Nation
Date: 1855-1871
The Wyandotte Indian council records include a list of orphans, pensioners, statements from Department of Interior officials, records of the executive council, and other information on the Wyandotte Nation between 1855-1871.


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