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Carry Amelia Nation papers

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Creator: Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911

Date: 1901-1919

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Carry Nation Papers, Manuscript Coll. #744, Box 1, Series 3, Folders 1-18; Box 2, Series 3, Folders 20-53

Unit ID: 219784

Summary: These papers include materials written by or concerning Carry A. Nation such as letters and poetry received, memorabilia, and the Callie Moore papers. The Callie Moore papers include letters & postcards received by Callie Moore from her aunt, Carry Nation (Callie was the daughter of Carry's brother Campbell). Jerald and Dianne Kelly donated the papers to the Kansas Historical Society (KHS) in 1999. This collection comprises the third and final series of the Carry Nation Papers, Manuscript Coll. #744. In the early 20th century, Carry Nation championed women's rights and the prohibition of alcoholic beverages and gained international attention for opposing illegal saloons by smashing them with a hatchet. A complete description of the entire collection is available through a link below.

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Title (Main title): Carry Amelia Nation papers

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  1. [Box 1, Series 3, Folders 1-12]. Letters and poetry received, 1901-1909
  2. [Box 1, Series 3, Folders 13-19]. Memorabilia, December 1908-March 1909
  3. [Box 2, Series 3, Folders 20-47]. Callie Moore Papers, 1905-1909
  4. [Box 2, Series 3, Folders 48-49]. M. D. Moore, letters received, 1906-1918
  5. [Box 2, Series 3, Folder 50]. A. W. Little note, November 1, 1906
  6. [Box 2, Series 3, Folder51]. B. E. Dickey letter [not after February 25, 1907]
  7. [Box 2, Series 3, Folder 52]. Railroad ticket coupon book, 1908
  8. [Box 2, Series 3, Folder 53]. Leather postal card, 1906, addressed to Callie Moore


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