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[(193412 )] Letters received and proclamations

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)

Date: 1865-1868

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 193412

Space Required/Quantity: 1.20 cubic feet

Title (Main title): [(193412 )] Letters received and proclamations

Titles (Other):

  • Correspondence files

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor S. J. Crawford (1865-1868).

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Mostly letters received by Governor Crawford, though there may also be proclamations and a few petitions, reports, copies of letters sent, and other types of documents. Subject files include applications for appointment to State or local office, the State seal, bonds, claims, county affairs, criminal matters, correspondence with federal agencies, immigration, Indians, lands, livestock, military affairs, political matters, a memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, Price Raid claims, railroads, drought relief, requests for information, roads, suffrage of women & African Americans, and taxation. The general correspondence subseries, 1865-1868, relates to nonspecific State concerns. The Correspondence with Other States subseries, 1867-1868, pertains to the ratification of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Correspondence with state departments subseries, 1865-1868, contains petitions and letters relating to the creation, operation, or staffing of State institutions. Other communications received and sent by the governor are described in the series below. Other proclamations are in a separate series--Executive Proclamations, 1861-1980 (ser. 195968)--described separately.

Contents: Subseries 1. Subject files (UID 225078) -- subseries 2. General correspondence (UID 225081) -- subseries 3. Correspondence with other states (UID 225079) -- subseries 4. Correspondence with state departments(UID 225080).

Portions of Collection Separately Described:


Locator Contents
027-03-06-05 to 027-03-06-07   

Index Terms


    Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford) -- Records and correspondence
    Kansas -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment
    Kansas -- Politics and government
    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913
    African Americans -- Suffrage -- Kansas
    Civil-military relations -- Kansas
    Criminal justice, Administration of -- Kansas
    Indians of North America -- Kansas
    Livestock -- Kansas
    Local officials and employees -- Selection and appointment -- Kansas
    Public institutions -- Kansas
    Public welfare -- Kansas
    State-local relations -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Crawford, Samuel J. Administration.