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Kansas Historical Collections - Microfilm List - Volume I - XI

The Kansas Historical Collections are a 17 volume series that was the first publication of the Kansas State Historical Society. The seventeen volumes were published annually from 1875 until 1928 and the first ten were officially titled the Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society though they have generally been called the Kansas Historical Collections, which became the official name beginning with volume 11. The first 8 volumes contain reports of the Society's annual meetings.

The first 11 volumes are out of print. They are available on microfilm through interlibrary loan. Volumes 12 to 17 are available for purchase through the Museum Store. Volumes 1 through 13 and 15 are also available in digital format on Internet Archives, and some of these articles are being made available on our web site. Please refer to our correspondence policy for more information about obtaining copies of a specific article.

Volumes I through XI

Microfilm Reel list including Tables of Contents:

Volumes XII through XV

(Tables of Contents only)

Vol. I & II, 1875-1880 - Microfilm Reel LM 369

"Newspaper Collections." 1 (1878): 11-86. Includes listing, by county, of bound files in KSHS collection.

Robinson, Charles. "Address of Governor Robinson." 1 (1878): 115-130. His "recollections and impressions" of territorial governors of Kansas.

Prouty, S. S. "Kansas as a Factor." 1 (1878): 131-142. Comments on territorial conflict.

"Governor Andrew H. Reeder." 1 (1878): 145-156. Biographical sketch of first territorial governor from Kansas Weekly Herald, September 15, 1854.

"In Memoriam. Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor." 2 (1880): 161-182. Biographical sketch of early editor of Wyandotte Gazette followed by some "Kansas Newspaper History" by Taylor.

"Letters of New England Clergymen." 2 (1880): 193-202. Includes listing of those in KSHS holdings donated by Emigrant Aid Company.

"Selections from the Hyatt Manuscripts." 2 (1880): 203-221. Thaddeus Hyatt's National Kansas Committee collected statements from early settlers in 1856.

"The Abbott Howitzer--Its History." 2 (1880): 221-226. Now in Society's collections, the "first Free-State cannon brought to Kansas" discussed through statement by J. B. Abbott and additional letters.

Fisk, Ephraim. "First Settlement of Geneva, Allen County." 2 (1880): 234-235. Free-state effort of 1857.

Simpson, Benjamin F. "The Wyandotte Constitution." 2 (1880): 236-247. Reflections by a delegate to the 1859 convention on his fellow constitution makers.

Tracy, Col. Frank M. "Capture of the Iatan Flag." 2 (1880): 248-252. Confederate flag taken by members of First Kansas Infantry, in Platte County, Missouri, June 1861.

Dallas, E. J. "Kansas Postal History." 2 (1880): 255-260. Data on the state's oldest post offices beginning with Fort Leavenworth, established May 29, 1828.

"Early Military Posts, Missions and Camps." 2 (1880): 263-270. Reprint of New York Tribune article of June 28, 1854, plus information on Osage, Iowa, Sac, and Fox missions.

"Rev. Isaac McCoy." 2 (1880): 271-275. The missionary's work in Kansas from manuscripts in Society's collections.

Cone, William W. "The First Kaw Indian Mission." 2 (1880): 276-301. Established by Methodist William Johnson in 1830; followed by account of "The Kansas Indians" from Long's 1819 report.

Vol. III, 1883-1885 - Microfilm Reel LM 369

Thacher, T. Dwight. "The Leavenworth Constitutional Convention." 3 (1885): 5-15. Explains rationale for this 1858 convention; Kansas' third.

Baker, Floyd P. "The Kansas Legislature of 1862." 3 (1885): 101-109. Personal recollection.

Lowrey, Grosvenoir P. "Biography of Governor Andrew H. Reeder. 3 (1885):197-205. By Reeder's private secretary.

"Governor Reeder's Escape from Kansas." Reeder's diary plus copy of his will mentioned there.

Brackett, George C. "Governor Reeder's Escape." 3 (1885): 223-225. Personal recollection thirty years after the event.

"Executive Minutes Kept During Governor Reeder's Administration." 3 (1885): 226-278.

Simpson, Benjamin F. "Biography of Governor Wilson Shannon." 3 (1885): 279-283.

"Executive Minutes Kept During Governor Shannon's Administration." 3 (1885): 283-337.

Stanton, Frederick P. "Address at Old Settler's Meeting, Bismarck Grove, September 2, 1884." 3 (1885): 338-358. Account of Stanton's role as secretary and acting governor of the territory in 1857.

Denver, James W. "Address at Old Settler's Meeting, Bismarck Grove, September 3, 1884." 3 (1885): 359-366. Personal account of events of twenty-five years earlier.

Robinson, Charles. "The Government of Kansas." 3 (1885): 368-372. Robinson's recollections of the territorial period.

Martin, John A. "The Development of Kansas." 3 (1885): 373-384. The state's governor examines "three periods of development."

Simpson, Benjamin F. "The Wyandotte Constitution." 3 (1885): 385-389. The convention's youngest delegate discusses influence of the constitution.

Horton, A. H. "The Judiciary of Kansas." 3 (1885): 389-396. Discusses many jurists.

Holliday, C. K. "The Cities of Kansas." 3 (1885): 396-401. Postulates why some cities grew and others did not.

Humphrey, James. "The Railroads of Kansas." 3 (1885): 401-404. Statistical analysis of railroad development.

Wilder, D. W. "The Newspapers of Kansas." 3 (1885): 404-409. Commentary on growth of newspapers.

Riddle, A. P. "The Senate of Kansas." 3 (1885): 410-417. Examines role of many of the state's senators.

Cordley, Richard. "The Schools of Kansas." 3 (1885): 419-422. Shows growth and development of education.

McCabe, F. S. "The Churches of Kansas." 3 (1885): 422-426. Shows beginnings of most denominations within Kansas.

Wood, Samuel N. "The Pioneers of Kansas." 3 (1885): 426-431. A participant recounts struggle of territorial days.

Speer, John. "The Territorial Governments." 3 (1885): 431-436.

Thatcher, T. Dwight. "The Rejected Constitutions." 3 (1885): 436-448. Attempts to explain why three failed.

Sims, William. "The Agriculture of Kansas." 3 (1885): 449-451. Statistical analysis, 1860-1885.

Caldwell, Alexander. "The Kansas Manufacture and Mines." 3 (1885): 451-458.

Vol. IV, 1886-1888 - Microfilm Reel LM 933

Goodnow, Isaac T. "Personal Reminiscences and Kansas Emigration." 4 (1888): 244-253. Details group he was with and happenings around his claim near Manhattan.

Lester, H. N. "Colonization of the Upper Arkansas Valley in Kansas." 4 (1888): 262-265.

Painter, J. S. "Southwest Kansas." 4 (1888): 281-286. Contemporary account of recent settlement.

Swensson, C. A. "The Swedes in Kansas." 4 (1888): 287-288. Recollections of initial settlers in central Kansas.

Humphrey, James. "The Country West of Topeka Prior to 1865." 4 (1888): 289-297. Comments mostly on the Fort Riley environs.

McCoy, John C. "Survey of Kansas Indian Lands." 4 (1888): 298-311. Personal reminiscences by surveyor John McCoy who helped his father Isaac McCoy establish reservation boundaries in the 1830s.

Abbott, James B. "The Rescue of Dr. John W. Doy." 4 (1888): 312-323. Details Doy's capture, along with fleeing slaves, and Doy's rescue from a St. Joseph jail.

Moody, Joel. "Alvar Nunez Cabe‡a de Vaca." 4 (1888): 332-350. Presents contemporary understanding of the de Vaca party's travels through present-day southwestern U.S. in the time before Coronado.

Phillips, W. A. "Kansas History." 4 (1888): 351-359. Recounts national events contributing to "Bleeding Kansas."

Lowe, Perceival G. "Kansas, as seen in the Indian Territory." 4 (1888): 360-366. From the perspective of Lowe, a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army.

Simpson, Benjamin F. "Governor James A. Martin." 4 (1888): 367-372. An eulogy.

"Governor Geary's Administration." 4 (1888): 373-374. Biographical sketch of John White Geary.

"President Pierce's Message, 1856." 4 (1888): 374-385. Concentrates on territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

"Correspondence of Governor Wilson Shannon." 4 (1888): 385-403.

"Correspondence of Governor Geary." 4 (1888): 403-519.

"Executive Minutes of Governor John W. Geary." 4 (1888): 520-742.

"Executive Minutes of Daniel Woodson, Acting Governor from March 11, 1857, to March 31, 1857, Inclusive." 4 (1888): 742-745.

Vol. V, 1891-1896 - Microfilm Reel LM 934

Cordley, Richard. "The Convention Epoch in Kansas History." 5 (1891-1896): 42-47. Early free-state meetings.

McVicar, Peter. "School Lands on the Osage Reservation." 5 (1896): 69-71. How Congress set aside section 16 and 36 on the Osage reservation.

Wakefield, W. H. T. "Squatter Courts in Kansas." 5 (1896): 71-74. Informality of territorial justice and judges.

Walker, Lois H. "Reminiscences of Early Times in Kansas." 5 (1896): 74-76. How Mrs. Walker, then Mrs. George W. Brown, and Mrs. S. N. Wood brought a keg of powder and ammunition through a pro-slave posse to beleaguered free-state defenders in Lawrence.

Dickson, C. H. "The `Boys' Story: Reminiscences of 1855." 5 (1896): 76-87. Recalls his family's journey from Massachusetts to Kansas in 1854 and their first year at Lawrence.

Mead, J. R. "Trails in Southern Kansas." 5 (1896): 88-93. Before the days of surveyors' chains and section lines.

"Address of President P. G. Lowe." 5 (1896): 93-99. Experiences with the First U.S. Dragoons out of Fort Leavenworth, 1852.

"Col. William A. Phillips." 5 (1896): 100-113. Memorial discourses by eight friends.

"Timothy Dwight Thacher." 5 (1896): 113-115. Biographical sketch.

Greene, Albert R. "On the Battle of Wilson Creek." 5 (1896): 116-127. Recollections of August 1861 battle near Springfield, Mo., involving the First and Second Kansas Infantry.

Speer, Albert. "Incidents of the Pioneer Days." 5 (1896): 131-141. Concentrates on the 1850s.

Fisher, Hugh D. "Memoir of Prof. Isaac T. Goodnow." 5 (1896): 141-142. Goodnow (1814-1894) settled in Manhattan in 1855.

Cordley, Richard. "Solon Otis Thacher." 5 (1896): 142-147. A lawyer and delegate to Wyandotte Convention, Thacher (1830-1895) lived in Lawrence thirty-seven years.

Morrill, Edmund N. "The Early Settlers of Kansas. Their Trials, Privations, Hardships, and Sufferings." 5 (1896): 148-154. General account of early years, by Kansas' thirteenth governor, who settled in Brown County in 1857.

Flenniken, B. F. "Robert P. Flenniken." 5 (1896): 154-155. Flenniken accompanied Governor Reeder to the territory and became a candidate for delegate to Congress.

"Secretary and Acting Governor Woodson." 5 (1896): 157-158. Brief sketch.

"Robert J. Walker." 5 (1896): 158-159. Brief biographical sketch of a territorial governor.

"Governor Stanton." 5 (1896): 159-160. The Kansas years of Frederick P. Stanton (1814-1894), formerly a Democratic congressman from Tennessee.

"Governor Denver." 5 (1896): 160. Brief biographical sketch.

"Secretary and Acting Governor Walsh." 5 (1896): 161. Brief sketch of Hugh Sleight Walsh (1810-1877), previously private secretary to Stanton and Denver.

"Governor Medary." 5 (1896): 161-162. Samuel Medary (1801-1864).

"George M. Beebe." 5 (1891-1896): 162. Last executive of territorial Kansas.

"Governor Reeder's Administration." 5 (1891-1896): 163-234. Papers and documents.

"Administration of Governor Shannon." 5 (1896): 234-264. Papers and documents.

"Governor Geary's Administration." 5 (1896): 264-289. Papers and documents.

"Governor Walker's Administration." 5 (1896): 290-464. Papers and documents.

"Governor Denver's Administration." 5 (1896): 464-561. Papers and documents.

"Governor Medary's Administration." 5 (1896): 561-633. Papers and documents.

Vol. VI, 1897-1900 - Microfilm Reel LM 934

Ware, Eugene F. "The Neutral Lands." 6 (1900): 147-169. Details early developments in Cherokee County, most of Crawford County and part of Bourbon County, with most attention to the era 1866-1871.

Moore, Horace L. "The Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry." 6 (1900): 35-52. Mustered into federal service October 10, 1868, for service in the Plains Indian.

Elliott, L. R. "Memorial on James M. Harvey." 6 (1900): 53-56. Harvey (1833-1894) was Kansas' fifth governor (1869-1873) and U.S. Senator (1874-1877).

Speer, John. "Accuracy in History." 6 (1900): 60-69. Recounts early repression of free staters in territorial Kansas.

Snow, F. H. "The Beginnings of the University of Kansas." 6 (1900): 70-75. Shows background from 1855 to "opening of the university, September 12, 1866."

Woodward, Brinton W. "Reminiscences of September 14, 1856; Invasion of the 2700." 6 (1900): 77-83. Incidents at Lawrence and Governor John Geary's intervention.

Cordley, Richard. "Memorial on Timothy Dwight Thacher." 6 (1900): 83-89. Thacher (1831-1894) was a Lawrence editor, delegate to Leavenworth Constitutional Convention, and Kansas University regent.

Carruth, William H. "The New England Emigrant Aid Company as an Investment Society." 6 (1900): 90-96.

Connelley, William E. "The First Provisional Constitution of Kansas." 6 (1900): 97-113. Provides background for constitution of "Nebraska" prepared by Wyandot Indians in 1853.

Taylor, Albert R. "History of Normal-School Work in Kansas." 6 (1900): 114-121. The early years of what became the State Teachers College (now Emporia State University).

Williston, S. W., and H. T. Martin. "Some Pueblo Ruins in Scott County, Kansas." 6 (1900): 124-130. Area now known as El Cuartalejo.

Brown, W. L. "Kansas in the Spanish-American War." 6 (1900): 130-132. Focuses on the Twenty-first Kansas Regiment.

Metcalf, Wilder S. "The Twentieth Kansas Regiment in the Philippines." 6 (1900): 133-137. A brief general description, by the regiment's second in command.

Harvey, A. M. "The Twenty-Second Kansas Regiment." 6 (1900): 137-143. This regiment saw less than six months of service.

Beck, James. "Organization and Service of the Twenty-third Kansas Regiment." 6 (1900): 143-145. Provides itinerary of the "colored" unit's duty stations, including Cuba.

Wilder, Daniel W., Samuel A. Kingman and Floyd G. Adams. "Memorial on Franklin G. Adams." 6 (1900): 169-175. Adams (1824-1899) was the first secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society.

Blackmar, F. W. "Charles Robinson." 6 (1897-1900): 187-202. A free-state partisan during territorial day, Robinson served as Kansas' first governor.

Bonebrake, P. I. "George T. Anthony." 6 (1900): 202-206. Anthony (1824-1896) was governor of Kansas 1877-1879, and editor of Kansas Farmer.

Henry, Stuart. "Solon O. Thacher." 6 (1900): 206-219. Biographical sketch of a leading Lawrence attorney/judge.

"Wm. H. H. Kelley." 6 (1900): 219-221. Harrison Kelley (1836-1897) served in Congress, 1889-1891.

"Edward Russell." 6 (1900): 221-222. Russell (1833-1898) was an active, political and military figure.

"James S. Emery." 6 (1900): 223-225. Emery (1826-1899) came to Kansas as U.S. district attorney in 1863.

Green, L. F. "James B. Abbott." 6 (1900): 225-231. Abbott (1818-1897) was a member of the group that freed Dr. John Doy.

Root, Frank A. "L. R. Elliott." 6 (1900): 231-233. Elliott (1835-1899) was a newspaper and real estate operator.

Diggs, Annie L. "Stephen McLallin." 6 (1900): 233-234. McLallin (1837-1897) was owner of the Advocate, a leading Populist journal.

"Matthew Weightman." 6 (1900): 234-236. Weightman (1831-1897) came to Kansas in 1855.

"George A. Crawford." 6 (1897-1900): 237-248. Crawford (1827-1891), sometimes referred to as "Governor."

Gleed, Charles S. "Samuel Walker." 6 (1900): 249-274. Walker (1822-*) a leading free-stater who became a Lawrence liveryman.

"Almerin Gillett." 6 (1900): 274-275. Gillett (1838-1896), a Civil War soldier, served as a lawyer, legislator, and public servant.

"Kansas State Publications." 6 (1900): 419-475. Includes semi-public groups such as Kansas Academy of Science and the Horticultural Society, student publication at state colleges, as well as state agencies.

Rickey, W. E. "The Real Quivira." 6 (1900): 477-485. Holds that Quivira extended to Wabaunsee County.

"A. J. Arnold." 6 (1900): 275-276. Arnold (1845-1899) was Topeka drug store owner and postmaster.

Hopkins, Florence M. "Henry Hopkins." 6 (1900): 276-284. Hopkins (1837-1883) was a long-time Kansas public servant.

Gleed, Charles S. "Thomas A. Osborn." 6 (1897-1900): 284-287. Biographical sketch of the governor of Kansas from 1875-1879.

Robinson, Charles. "Topeka and her Constitution." 6 (1900): 291-305. Personal remembrance of the first constitution drafted for Kansas.

Speer, John. "The Burning of Osceola, Mo., by Lane, and the Quantrill Massacre Contrasted." 6 (1900): 305-312. Personal investigations in Osceola and in Lawrence.

Learnard, O. E. "Organization of the Republican Party." 6 (1900): 312-316. At Osawatomie in 1859.

Palmer, H. E. "The Lawrence Raid." 6 (1900): 317-325. About Quantrill's raid as told by the captain of Co. A, Eleventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry.

Prentis, Noble L. "Pike of Pike's Peak." 6 (1900): 325-336. Description of Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813).

Wilder, Daniel W. "The Story of Kansas." 6 (1900): 336-342. Concentrates on territorial period.

Drought, E. S. W. "James Montgomery." 6 (1900): 342-343. About meeting Montgomery in 1861.

McNeal, T. A. "The Indians Agree to Abandon Kansas." 6 (1900): 344-346. The Medicine Lodge Treaty of 1867.

Freeman, Winfield. "The Battle of Arickaree." 6 (1900): 346-357. Also known as Battle of Beecher Island, September 17-20, 1868.

Gleed, Charles S. "The First Kansas Railway." 6 (1900): 357-359. Elwood to Wathena, 1860.

Hutchinson, William. "Claims for Losses of Kansas Settlers During the Troubles of 1855 and 1856." 6 (1900): 360-365. As with most such claims, satisfaction was slow and awards represented only about 30 percent of claims.

Smith, Ed. R. "Marais des Cygnes Tragedy." 6 (1900): 365-370. The Linn County massacre of May 19, 1858, left five free-staters killed and five wounded.

Hinton, R. J. "Pens that Made Kansas Free." 6 (1900): 371-382. Mentions national, as well as Kansas editors who vigorously worked for a free state.

"Papers Relating to the Constitutions of Kansas, 1855-1861." 6 (1900): 384-393. An elaborate name index of sources.

"Kansas Territorial Publications." 6 (1900): 394-418. An extensive name index, citing sources.

Vol. VII, 1901-1902 - Microfilm Reel LM 935

Haskell, John G. "The Passing of Slavery in Western Missouri." 7 (1902): 28-39.

Wright, R. M. "Personal Reminiscences of Frontier Life in Southwest Kansas." 7 (1902): 47-83.

Haworth, Erasmus. "Historic Sketch of the Gypsum, Cement and Plaster Industry in Kansas." 7 (1902): 84-90. Covers period 1859 to 1901.

McNeal, T. A. "Southwestern Kansas." 7 (1902): 90-95. Concentrates on county-seat projects.

Lowe, Percival G. "Recollections of Fort Riley." 7 (1902): 101-113. Recounts very early post history with occasional later personal remembrances.

Betton, Frank H. "The Genesis of a State's Metropolis." 7 (1902): 114-120. Kansas City.

Costigan, W. J. "Lorenzo D. Lewelling." 7 (1902): 121-126. Biographical sketch of the state's eleventh governor, a Populist elected in 1892.

Scott, Charles F. "The Discovery and Development of Natural Gas in Kansas." 7 (1902): 126-128. About Iola and environs.

Foote, C. E. "Captain Henry Kuhn." 7 (1902): 129-130. Concentrates on the widespread Kansas enterprises of Kuhn (1830-1900).

Perdue, Rose M. "The Sources of the Constitutions of Kansas." 7 (1902): 130-151. Evaluates role of various delegates and their ties to earlier states of residence and compares constitutions.

Francis, John. "An Incident of the War, In 1862." 7 (1902): 161-167. With a detachment of the Fifth Kansas Cavalry after the Battle of Pea Ridge.

Walters, J. D. "The Kansas State Agricultural College." 7 (1902): 167-188. An early history, through 1877.

Chase, Julia A. "Mother Bickerdyke." 7 (1902): 189-198. Biographical sketch of Mary A. Ball Bickerdyke (1817-1901).

Bertram, G. Webb. "Reminiscences of Northwest Kansas." 7 (1902): 198-202. Personal recollections from 1867-1878.

Manning, E. C. "In at the Birth, And --." 7 (1902): 202-205. The Kansas scene around January 29, 1861, the first day of statehood.

Bullard, Cora Wellhouse. "Horticulture in Kansas." 7 (1902): 206-211. Includes experiences of Kansas horticulturalists at international, national, and regional fairs.

Johnson, W. A. "Early Life of Quantrill in Kansas." 7 (1902): 212-229. The recollections collected by Johnson of seven Mound City and Lawrence residents.

Cory, C. E. "Slavery in Kansas." 7 (1902): 229-242. Discusses legal status of slavery and provides accounts of individual slaves.

Stone, Irene G. "The Lead and Zinc Field of Kansas." 7 (1902): 243-260. Describes developments in the Cherokee County fields.

Johnson, C. W. "Survey of the Northern Boundary Line of Kansas." 7 (1902): 318-322. Per instructions of the surveyor-general and carried out in 1854 and 1855.

Coffin, William H. "Settlement of the Friends in Kansas." 7 (1902): 322-361. Concentrates on the territorial period.

Martin, George W. "The Territorial and Military Combine at Fort Riley." 7 (1902): 361-390. Fort Riley and environs, 1852-1890s.

Hutchinson, William. "Sketches of Kansas Pioneer Experience." 7 (1902): 390-410. Concentrates on territorial experiences.

Vandegrift, F. L. "Noble L. Prentis." 7 (1902): 410-417. Tribute to Prentis.

Botkin, Theodosius. "Among the Sovereign Squats." 7 (1902): 418-441. Recollections primarily of early Linn County.

Dallas, E. J. "Early-Day Post-Offices in Kansas." 7 (1902): 441-446. Lists of offices established before 1856 and categorizes other developments through 1879.

Moore, Ely. "The Lecompton Party Which Located Denver." 7 (1902): 446-452. Account of organizational meetings and individual participants who located, founded, and named the townsite that became Colorado's capital city (1857-1858).

Butterfield, J. Ware. "The Legislative War of 1893; Inside, Outside and Back Again." 7 (1902): 453-458. A newspaper correspondent's personal observations.

Tisdale, Henry. "Travel by Stage in the Early Days." 7 (1902): 459-464. Experiences in eastern Kansas, 1857-1869.

"Sketch of E. L. Ackley." 7 (1902): 465-466. Ackley (1863-1901) was a lawyer at Concordia.

Rice, John H. "Capt. Charles N. Hamelton." 7 (1902): 466-467. Brief sketch of the perpetrator of the Marais des Cygnes Massacre.

Mead, Andrew J. "Reminiscences of Kansas." 7 (1902): 467-470. Mead came to Manhattan with the Cincinnati company and served as the community's first mayor.

Rees, D. S. "An Indian Fight on the Solomon." 7 (1902): 471-472. Between a small Delaware party and a much larger Cheyenne group in southwest Cloud County, November 1863.

"Origin of County Names." 7 (1902): 472-474. Compiled by the Kansas State Historical Society.

"Origin of City Names." 7 (1902): 475-486. Prepared by the Society for the geographer of the United States Geological Survey.

Connelley, William E. "Col. Richard J. Hinton." 7 (1902): 488-493. Hinton (1830-1901) spent much time in Kansas from 1856 to 1862.

Speer, John. "Patriotism and Education in the Methodist Church." 7 (1902): 494-500. Accounts of early Methodist contacts in the Kansas area.

Whipple, Henry B. "John Hutchinson In Memoriam." 7 (1902): 500-501. Hutchinson (1830-1887) was the elected speaker of the house of representatives established under the Topeka constitution.

Martin, George W. "The College of Emporia, Andrew Carnegie, and John Byars Anderson." 7 (1902): 502-520. Shows Anderson's influence on Carnegie and his library philanthropy.

Elliott, R. G. "The Events of 1856. The Twenty-first of May." 7 (1902): 521-536. Analyzes "slave extensionists" plot to control Kansas Territory and "the [sheriff] Jones invasion" of Lawrence.

"Lincoln in Kansas." 7 (1901-1902): 536-552. Accounts of December 1859 visit as printed in Elwood Free Press,, Leavenworth Times, and elsewhere; with "synopsis of Lincoln's speech at Leavenworth."

Huron, George A. "Ernest Valeton Bazaar." 7(1902): 552-564. Bazaar (1810-1894) was the founder of Silkville.

Martin, George W. "The Kansas State Historical Society." 7 (1902): 564-572. Comments on the value of the society from its inception in 1875.

Vol. VIII, 1903-1904 - Microfilm Reel LM 935

Greene, Albert R. "United States Land-Offices in Kansas." 8 1904): 1-13. Includes list of officials and map, "Kansas Territory in 1856."

Fox, Simeon M. "The Story of the Seventh Kansas." 8(1904): 13-49. Favorable history by a veteran of the much maligned regiment commonly known as "Jennison's Jayhawkers."

Blackman, Elmer E. "Sherman County and the H.U.A." 8 (1904): 50-62. Homesteaders' Union Association organized in 1887 with primary objective to settle county seat fight.

Bartles, William L. "Massacre of Confederates By Osage Indians in 1863." 8 (1904): 62-66. Battle took place on Verdigris River in Indian Territory.

Abel, Anna Heloise. "Indian Reservations in Kansas and the Extinguishment of Their Title." 8 (1904): 72-109. Significant study completed as master's thesis at Kansas University, 1902; includes map of Indian reservations in Kansas, 1846.

Wilson, Hill P. "Black Kettle's Last Raid--1868." 8 (1904): 110-117. Biased account of one aspect of Plain's conflict leading up to Washita campaign of 1868 by Fort Hays post trader.

Green, Charles R. "Historical Work in Osage County." 8 (1904): 126-133. Includes list of early settlers.

Morehouse, George P. "A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail." 8 (1904): 137-143. Neosho River crossing at Council Grove and its environs.

Horton, James C. "Business Then and Now." 8 (1904): 143-148. Compares banks, credit, newspapers, and other Kansas business and economic characteristics of 1850s with those of 1903.

McClure, William T. "The Fourth Kansas Militia in the Price Raid." 8 (1904): 149-151. Jefferson County unit activated, as were many others, in fall of 1864; engaged Price's Confederates at Byron's ford on October 23.

Richey, W. E. "Early Spanish Explorations and Indian Implements in Kansas." 8 (1904): 152-168. Includes map of "Coronado's Route to Quivira in the Year 1541" and comments on archeological evidence.

Hubbard, David. "Reminiscences of the Yeager Raid, On the Santa Fe Trail, In 1863." 8 (1904): 168-171. Guerrilla incursion in Douglas County three months before infamous Lawrence raid.

Mead, James R. "The Wichita Indians in Kansas." 8 (1904): 171-177. Although interpretation is dated, contains some helpful information on other tribes as well.

Shively, S. J. "The Pottawatomie Massacre." 8 (1904): 175-187. Right or wrong, author considers Brown's May 1856 massacre near Dutch Henry crossing a pivotal event.

Cory, C. E. "The Osage Ceded Lands." 8 (1904): 187-199. Former Indian lands that were target of what Cory calls "the second Kansas invasion"--settlement of southeastern counties after Civil War--with special attention to Settler's Protective Association.

Morehouse, George P. "Along the Kaw Trail." 8 (1904): 206-212. Well-defined trail used by Kansas en route to buffalo hunting grounds.

Morse, O. E. "An Attempted Rescue of John Brown From Charlestown, Va., Jail." 8 (1904): 213-226. A plot concocted by Kansans Richard J. Hinton, James Hanway, and James Montgomery reportedly halted by Brown himself, followed by comments from D. R. Anthony and D. W. Wilder.

McClure, James R. "Taking the Census and Other Incidents in 1855." 8 (1904): 227-250. Recollections of Indiana lawyer and "Douglas Democrat" who removed to Kansas in October 1854.

Hobbs, Wilson. "The Friends' Establishment in Kansas Territory." 8 (1904): 250-271. Reminiscences of medical doctor who lived and worked among Shawnees as mission school superintendent and teacher, 1850-1852.

"Kansas at Chickamauga and Chattanooga." 8 (1904): 271-275. Work of commission formed to honor 8th Kansas Infantry's sacrifice in battle through erection of monuments at new battlefield park in 1895.

Bondi, August. "With John Brown in Kansas." 8 (1904): 275-289. An Austrian immigrant who came to territory in 1855, road with "Captain" Brown, and thus recount "his heroic deeds."

Hay, Robert. "The Great Seal of Kansas." 8 (1904): 289-299. Background, development, and role of John Ingalls and others; included illustration.

Morrow, Robert. "Emigration to Kansas In 1856." 8 (1904): 302-315. Recollections of early Lawrence resident.

Lutz, Rev. John J. "Quantrill and the Morgan Walker Tragedy." 8 (1904): 324-331. Reportedly first documented incident of the guerillas treachery, Jackson County, Missouri, December 1860.

Adams, Franklin G. "The Capitals of Kansas." 8 (1904): 331-351. Fort Leavenworth, Shawnee Mission, Pawnee, Lecompton, Minneola, and Topeka with information on construction of state capitol.

Fairfield, S. H. "The Eleventh Kansas Regiment at Platte Bridge." 8 (1904): 352-362. Indian fight in Wyoming Territory, July 1865.

Elliott, R. G. "The Big Springs Convention." 8 (1904): 362-377. First significant free-state assembly, September 1855, called to counter actions of "bogus" legislature.

Martin, George W. "A Kansas Pioneer Merchant." 8 (1904): 380-384. Biographical sketch of William Leamer of Lecompton who first established business there in 1856.

Roenigk, Adolph. "Railroad Grading Among Indians." 8 (1904): 384-389. Author worked for Kansas Pacific in 1868.

Lecompte, Samuel D. "A Defense By Samuel D. Lecompte." 8 (1904): 389-405. First published in Sol Miller's Troy Chief, February 4, 1875; concerning his controversial tenure as chief justice of Kansas territorial court, 1854-1859.

Martin, George W. "A Kansas Soldier's Escape from Camp Ford, Texas." 8 (1904): 405-415. About Captain Robert Henderson of 6th Kansas Cavalry.

"Autobiography of F. B. Sanborn." 8 (1904): 415-423. New England confidant and financial backer of "that remarkable champion of freedom, John Brown."

Adams, Franklin G., ed. "Reminiscences of Frederick Chouteau." 8 (1904): 423-434. Famous pioneer trading family, based on notes taken by Adams in 1880.

Remsburg, George J. "Isle Au Vache." 8 (1904): 436-443. One-time island in the Missouri near Atchison, later known as Cow Island, with history dating at least to early 1700s.

Kiene, L. L. "The Battle of the Spurs and John Brown's Exit From Kansas." 8 (1904): 443-449. During flight to Canada just months before Harper's Ferry raid.

Gill, Helen G. "The Establishment of Counties in Kansas." 8 (1904): 449-472. Includes numerous maps depicting dates of organization, 1855-1904.

"High Waters in Kansas." 8 (1904): 472-481. Excerpts from Jotham Meeker's diary and letters, May-December, 1844.

Peck, Robert Morris. "Recollections of Early Times in Kansas Territory: From the Standpoint of a Regular Cavalryman." 8 (1904): 484-507. Peck was private in 1st U.S. Cavalry assigned to Fort Leavenworth in 1857.

"A Roster of Kansas for Fifty Years." 8 (1904): 508-542. Comprehensive listing of territorial and state officials.

Vol. IX, 1905-1906 - Microfilm Reel LM 936

Rightmire, W. F. "The Alliance Movement in Kansas--Origin of the People's Party." 9 (1906): 1-8; and, "Organization of the National Peoples Party." 17 (1926-1928): 730-733. By a Kansas lawyer, former Union-Labor party candidate, and Populist organizer.

Mead, James R. "The Saline River Country in 1859." 9 (1906): 8-19. Personal observations on the land and its inhabitants (especially Indians and buffalo), in the 1860s by an active participant in areas's settlement and development.

Brewster, S. W. "Reverend Father Paul M. Ponziglione." 9 (1906): 19-32. Jesuit missionary to Osages in Kansas.

Street, William D. "The Victory of the Plow." 9 (1906): 33-44. Agricultural settlement in northwest Kansas after 1869, by a pioneer, later prosperous, Decatur County farmer.

Waters, Joseph G. "Samuel A. Kingman." 9 (1906): 45-66. Biographical sketch of Brown County, later Topeka (after 1872) jurist. Followed by additional material pertaining to his life and career.

Wright, Robert M. "Reminiscences of Dodge." 9 (1906): 66-72. A "few stories about Dodge [City] in the early days," with special mention of Sheridan, Custer, and other military figures.

Merwin, Ray E. "The Wyandot Indians." 9 (1906): 73-88. A portion of his University of Kansas mater's thesis, covering aspects of tribal history through removal to Kansas in 1843 and to end of 19th century.

Connelley, William E. "The Kansas Oil Producers Against the Standard Oil Company." 9 (1906): 94-101. Small producers challenged the monopoly in 1905 and gained considerable national attention and state support for progressive regulatory legislation.

Blackmar, Frank W. "The History of the Desert." 9 (1906): 101-114. Discusses persistence of Great American Desert theory from Pike (1805) to its final demise in 1879.

Taft, William H. "Kansas-Nebraska Bill and Decoration Day." 9 (1906): 115-126. Address by the secretary of war (soon-to-be president) at Topeka, May 30, 1904, the semicentennial anniversary of bill's signing.

Martin, George W. "Early Days in Kansas." 9 (1906): 126-143. Although territorial settlers were "overwhelmingly Middle states and Western people," New Englanders were early "bosses."

McGonigle, James A. "Right Reverend John B. Miege, S. J, First Catholic Bishop of Kansas." 9 (1906): 153-159. Biographical sketch of Rev. Miege (1815-1884) who built first Catholic church at St. Marys in 1851.

Lutz, J. J. "The Methodist Missions Among the Indian Tribes in Kansas." 9 (1906): 160-235. A wealth of information, much of it hidden in footnotes, on various tribes, treaties, missions, and missionaries, including Thomas Johnson, Rev. Jesse and Mary Greene, and Rev. John Thompson Peery; also contains yearly "List of Appointments" to missions, 1830-1855.

Morehouse, George P. "Probably the First School in Kansas for White Children." 9 (1906): 231-235. Taught by Judge T. S. Huffaker at former Kaw Indian Mission building in 1850.

Chappell, Phil E. "A History of the Missouri River." 9 (1906): 237-316. Focuses on river navigation and includes extensive list of "Missouri River Steamboats" with brief descriptions of many.

Greene, Albert R. "The Kansas River--Its Navigation." 9 (1906): 317-358. Closely linked to and an important means of transportation through the territorial period; includes numerous excerpts from contemporary newspapers referencing steamboats.

Manning, Edwin C. "The Kansas State Senate of 1865 and 1866." 9 (1906): 359-375. Discusses individuals and issues, including February 7, 1865, ratification of 13th amendment, prohibiting slaver in U.S.

Pickering, I. O. "The Administration of John P. St. John." 9 (1906): 378-394. The state's eighth governor who sought and saw enacted constitutional prohibition in 1880.

Humphrey, James. "The Administration of George W. Glick." 9 (1906): 395-413. Elected in 1882, Glick was first Democratic state governor.

McCray, D. O. "The Administration of Lyman U. Humphrey." 9 (1906): 414-430. Eleventh governor of Kansas, 1889-1893.

Palmer, Henry E. "The Soldiers of Kansas. Company A, Eleventh Kansas Regiment, in the Price Raid." 9 (1906): 431-443. The author was captain of this company which was active in Kansas and Missouri during October 1864 campaign.

Jenness, George B. "The Battle of Beaver Creek." 9 (1906): 443-452. Involving companies of 18th Kansas (Jenness was captain of Co. C) and 10th U.S. Cavalry under Major George A. Armes, August 1868.

Palmer, Henry E. "The Black-flag Character of War on the Border." 9 (1906): 455-466. Reference to guerrilla type activity involving both Union and Confederate forces, with mention of Lane, Jennison, Quantrill, and others.

Glick, George W. "The Railroad Convention of 1860." 9 (1906): 467-480. Called "to plan an devise a scheme for securing a practical railroad system" by C. K. Holliday and others; includes some minutes from convention and map showing suggested routes.

Glick, George W. "The Drought of 1860." 9 (1906): 480-485. Includes "Statement of General Relief Distributed" by county.

Schmidt, C. B. "Reminiscences of Foreign Immigration Work for Kansas." 9 (1906): 485-497. About his work during 1870s as commissioner of immigration for AT&SF, especially as relates to German-Russian Mennonites.

Henry, Theodore C. "The Story of a Fenceless Winter-Wheat Field." 9 (1906): 502-506. Author moved to Dickinson County in 1867, acquired extensive acreage, and began wheat production in early 1870s.

Hay, Robert. "Kaw and Kansas: A Monograph on the Name of the State." 9 (1906): 521-526. Lists 24 variations of word as applied to Indians and river.

"Two City Marshals." 9 (1906): 526-540. Material on Thomas James Smith of Abilene and Thomas Allen Cullinan of Junction City.

Ware, Abby Huntington. "Dispersion of the Territorial Legislature of 1856." 9 (1906): 540-545. U.S. army dispersed "illegal" free-state legislature meeting at Topeka; includes article written by James Redpath for Chicago Tribune, July 4, 1856.

Bernard, William R. "Westport and the Santa Fe Trade." 9 (1906): 552-565. Author resigned commission as government geologist and settled at Westport in 1847 to engage in "Indian trade": followed by "Map Showing Indian Villages, Early Missions, and Routes of Travel" including the "last raid" (Dull Knifes, Northern Cheyenne).

Vol. X, 1907-1908 - Microfilm Reel LM 936

Mead, James R. "The Little Arkansas." 10 (1908): 7-14. History and personal observations of this area for 1850s and 1860s.

Martin, George W., et al. "The Centennial Celebration at Pike's Pawnee Village." 10 (1908): 15-159. Addresses and papers delivered at ceremony in September 1906, many of which deal with the Pike expedition and the Pawnees.

Monroe, Lilla Day. "Some Woman's Suffrage History." 10 (1908): 29-37. Relates Kansas progress in this area to other parts of the nation and world.

Murphy, Eva M. "The Woman's Christian Temperance Union." 10 (1908): 37-43. State organization established in 1878.

Dalton, Elma B. "The Ladies of the Grand Army." 10 (1908): 50-54. Organization and activities of this women's auxiliary of the GAR.

Dunbar, John B. "The White Man's Foot in Kansas." 10 (1908): 54-98. Includes comment on Coronado's march to Quivira, Juan de Padilla, and Governor Onate's explorations in the region.

Coney, Patrick H. "Attainments of the G. A. R." 10 (1908): 149-151. Growth and purpose of this veterans' organization founded in 1866.

McCarter, Margaret Hill. "The Measure of a State." 10 (1908): 161-168. The Kansas author speaks of fifty years of change in Kansas with many literary allusions and quotations.

"Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Free State Territorial Legislature, 1857." 10 (1908): 169-182. Information and statements pertaining to the ceremony with some of historical value.

Elliott, R. G. "The Grasshopper Falls Convention and the Legislature of 1857." 10 (1908): 182-196. Includes an address delivered in December 1907 and his autobiography.

Crawford, George A. "The Candle-box Under the Woodpile." 10 (1908): 196-204. Fraudulent ballots from the 1857 vote on the Lecompton Constitutional were discovered in the box.

"Biographies of Members of the Free State Territorial Legislature of 1857." 10 (1908): 204-216. Brief sketches of most members of Council and House of Representatives.

"What Might Have Happened had Lecompton Prevailed." 10 (1908): 216-223. Includes reprints of Thomas Ewing and Charles Robinson letters from December 1857 -May 1858.

Hodder, Frank Heywood. "Some Aspects of the English Bill for the Admission of Kansas." 10 (1908): 224-232. Congressional compromise that provided for the resubmission of Lecompton Constitution, May 1858.

Ballard, David E. "The First State Legislature, 1861." 10 (1908): 232-254. Followed by biographical sketches of members.

Dawson, John S. "The Legislature of 1868." 10 (1908): 254-279. Followed by brief biographical sketches of legislators.

Martin, George W. "The Life and Services of James Humphrey." 10 (1907-1908): 280-293. Humphrey (1833-1907) was an early editor, Democratic politician, lawyer, and judge.

Morehead, Warren K. "The Passing of Red Cloud." 10 (1908): 295-311. Biographical sketch of the famous Oglala Sioux chief (1822-1909).

Plank, Pryor. "The Iowa, Sac and Fox Indian Mission and Its Missionaries, Rev. Samuel M. Irvin and Wife." 10 (1907-1908): 312-325. First moved to area in 1837; includes excerpts from their correspondence.

Morehouse, George P. "History of the Kansa or Kaw Indians." 10 (1908): 327-368. Attention to various individual Kansa villages contacted by early Anglo explorers.

Street, William D. "Cheyenne Indian Massacre on the Middle Fork of the Sappa." 10 (1908): 368-373. Tragic events of Spring 1875 in northwestern Kansas.

Spencer, Rev. Joab. "The Kaw or Kansas Indians: Their Customs, Manners, and Folk-lore." 10 (1908): 373-382. Discusses marriage, dances, punishment, medicine, and other beliefs and practices.

Spencer, Rev. Joab. "The Shawnee Indians: Their Customs, Traditions, and Folk-lore." 10 (1908): 382-402. Includes biographical sketch of one chief, Captain Joseph Parker (1793-1859).

Moore, Ely. "A Buffalo Hunt with the Miamis in 1854." 10 (1908): 402-409. Moore traveled from New York to "Indian country" in July for the hunt; describes trip and different things about his Indian hosts.

Birch, James H. "The Battle of Coon Creek." 10 (1907-1908): 409-413. Personal account of 1848 Indian fight near present Kinsley on Santa Fe Trail.

Moore, Milton. "An Incident on the Upper Arkansas in 1864." 10 (1908): 414-417. Freight hauling on the Santa Fe Trail and an unfriendly encounter with Indians.

"The Frontier Guard at the White House, 1861." 10 (1908): 419-421. Roster of Jim Lane's first regiment.

Manning, Edwin C. "A Kansas Soldier." 10 (1908): 421-428. Civil War experience of Samuel Crawford (later governor) are main focus.

Hadley, James A. "The Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry and the Conquest of the Plains Indians." 10 (1908): 428-456. Hadley served in both 18th Kansas Cavalry (1867) and 19th Kansas, winter, 1868-1869.

Robinson, Sara T. D. "The Wakarusa War." 10 (1908): 457-471. Wife of Free-state leader and first state governor, Dr. Charles Robinson, recounts events of November and December 1855.

Morehouse, George P. "Padilla and the Old Monument near Council Grove." 10 (1908): 472-479. Father Juan de Padilla, member of Coronado's expedition.

Chapman, William J. "The Wakefield Colony." 10 (1908): 485-533. Includes detailed information on land owners and several maps of this important 1860s and early 1870s English settlement in Clay County.

Chappell, Phil. E. "Floods in the Missouri River." 10 (1908): 533-563. Flooding in the 580,000 square mile watershed since 1724 and other observations about the river and its environs.

Hadley, James A. "A Royal Buffalo Hunt." 10 (1908): 564-580. January 1872 excursion of Grand Duke Alexis of Russia; followed by Chalkley M. Beeson's account of the buffalo hunt.

Smith, E. D. "The Passing of the Cattle-trail." 10 (1908): 580-588. Sketch of Robert A. Harper, a Texas stockman who drove a herd to Dodge in 1880 and subsequently pursued cattle business in southwest Kansas.

Horton, James C. "Peter D. Ridenour and Harlow W. Baker, Two Pioneer Kansas Merchants." 10 (1908): 589-621. The partners first established their general merchandise business in Lawrence in 1863 in time to have it destroyed by Quantrill's raiders.

Harrison, Emily Haines. "Reminiscences of Early Days in Ottawa County." 10 (1908): 622-631. Mrs. Harrison and her son homesteaded in the southwest corner of county in 1866.

Mackey, William H., Sr. "Looking Backward." 10 (1908): 642-654. Removed to Kansas with company of Ohio and Kentucky settlers in April 1855 and settled in Fort Riley area.

Vol. XI, 1909-1910 - Microfilm Reel LM 937

Rhodes, Charles Harker. "The Significance of Kansas History." 11 (1910): 1-4. Political struggles of 1850s, he argued, made Kansas history unique.

Veale, George W. "Coming In and Going Out." 11 (1910): 5-12. The author's KSHS presidential address which focuses mainly on his experiences in 1850s Quindaro.

"First Appearance of Kansas at a National Convention." 11 (1910): 12-18. Republican national convention at Chicago, 1860.

Bergin, Alfred. "The Swedish Settlements in Central Kansas." 11 (1910): 19-46. Includes map and description of lands settled by various immigrants, with photos of many including Reverends Alfred Bergin and Olof Olson and Dr. Carl Swensson.

Waters, Joseph G. "Fifty Years of the Wyandotte Constitution." 11 (1910): 47-52. Although generally a good instrument, Waters holds that "conservatism of other states" was reflected in this document.

Martin, George W. "The Boundary Lines of Kansas." 11 (1910): 53-74. Background and discussions that led to establishment of present borders at Wyandotte Convention of 1859.

Connelley, William E. "The East Boundary Line of Kansas." 11 (1910): 75-80. With map of Kansas City area and discussion of long-standing dispute between Kansas and Missouri.

Douglas, Richard L. "A History of Manufactures in the Kansas District." 11 (1910): 81-211. Important study that includes railroads, mineral industry, packing, milling, and many others.

Cory, Charles E. "The Sixth Kansas Cavalry and Its Commander." 11 (1910): 217-238. Includes map of the battle ground at Cane Hill.

Fox, S. M. "The Early Historical Collections 11 (1910): 238-253. A sympathetic treatment of infamous regiment better known as "Jennison's Jayhawkers."

Martin, George W. "Memorial Monument and Tablets in Kansas." 11 (1910): 253-281. KSHS secretary's comments on and chronological (as erected) listing of "historically significant markers."

Geary, Daniel. "War Incidents at Kansas City." 11 (1910): 282-291. Reprint of letter written to George Martin (KSHS) recounting his (Geary's) Civil War experiences.

Keeling, Henry C. "My Experiences with the Cheyenne Indians." 11 (1910): 306-313. Author was post trader at "Cantonment" in Indian Territory from 1879 until he removed to Caldwell, Kansas, 1885.

Romig, Rev. Joseph. "The Chippewa and Munsee (or Christian) Indians of Franklin County, Kansas." 11 (1910): 314-323. Brief history of these tribes including experience on Kansas reservation after 1839 by "their missionary."

Dunbar, Rev. John. "The Presbyterian Mission Among the Pawnee Indians in Nebraska, 1834 to 1836." 11 (1910): 323-332. Recalls his experiences among "these savage people" whose many "vices" included the practice "of polygamy."

Ferris, Ida M. "The Sauks and Foxes in Franklin and Osage Counties, Kansas." 11 (1910): 333-395. With photos of Keokuk, his family, and others.

Dunbar, John B. "Massacre of the Villazur Expedition by the Pawnees on the Platte in 1720." 11 (1910): 397-423. Includes map and sketch of ruins of El Cuartalejo, which was located in present Scott County.

King, Clyde Lyndon. "The Kansas School System--Its History and Tendencies." 11 (1910): 424-455. Covers development of elementary and secondary education, plus institutions of higher education.

"The Santa Fe Trail in Johnson County, Kansas." 11 (1910): 456-463. Comments on and proceedings of Santa Fe trail marker dedication at Lone Elm, November 9, 1906.

Moore, Ely, Jr. "The Story of Lecompton." 11 (1910): 463-480. Author's father (Ely,Sr.) was first register at Lecompton's federal land office.

Laing, Rev. Francis S. "German-Russian Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas." 11 (1910): 489-528. Focuses on Catholic element of this migration and includes map of settlement patterns.

Cruise, John D. "Early Days on the Union Pacific." 11 (1910): 529-549. Cruise, who became the U.P., Kansas Division's first superintendent of telegraphy and later its general agent at Topeka, focused on events and developments of the 1860s.

White, Mrs. S. B. "My First Days in Kansas." 11 (1910): 550-560. With her lawyer husband, she settled at Junction City in 1855.

"Statement of Theodore Weichselbaum, of Ogden, Riley County, July 17, 1908." 11 (1910): 561-571. German immigrant who opened store at Ogden in 1857; also became involved financially with sutlers stores at many Kansas forts.

Beach, James H. "Old Fort Hays." 11 (1910): 571-581. Officially established on its present site near Hays City in June 1867; describes activity their to 1900.

Bisbey, J. M., et al. "Pioneering in Wabaunsee County." 11 (1910): 594-613. A collection of papers focusing on transportation, Santa Fe Trail, land office, militia service, and many routine activities of 1850s and 1860s settlers.