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Correspondence files

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885-1889

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 193419

Space Required/Quantity: 13.50 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Correspondence files

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889).

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Primarily letters received by Governor Martin, however there are also proclamations and a few petitions, reports, copies of letters sent, and other types of documents. Some proclamations may have also been interfiled with other items received relating to the subjects of the proclamations. State department files include the attorney general, insane asylums, boards of police commissioners, and other agencies. Subject files include material on cities; claims; county affairs; criminal records; expositions, centennials, & conventions; the death of President Ulysses S. Grant; justices of the peace; lands; legislation; notaries; relief; requests; Missouri Pacific Railway strikes; and other topics.

The series is divided into five sub-series: General File; State Departments; Applications and Endorsements for Jobs; Subject Files; and Private or Personal Letter Press Books.

Portions of Collection Separately Described:


Locator Contents
027-04-05-06 to 027-05-02-03  1885-1889 
072-02-10-01  Oversize, Folders 7-13 
072-03-11-01  1885-1888, Folder 3 in oversize box 

Index Terms


    Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin) -- Records and correspondence
    Missouri Pacific Railway Company
    Kansas -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment
    Kansas -- Politics and government
    United States -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
    Martin, John A., 1839-1889
    Civil-military relations -- Kansas
    County government -- Kansas
    Criminal justice, Administration of -- Kansas
    Exhibitions -- Kansas
    Prohibition -- Kansas
    Public institutions -- Kansas
    Public lands -- Kansas
    Public welfare -- Kansas
    State-local relations -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.