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Construction of sod houses

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Date: 1932

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas State Historical Society, Sod Houses, Plans and Specifications on Construction, Boxes 1-2

Unit ID: 228755

Summary: This collection consists of correspondence, plans, and specifications on the construction of sod houses. In 1932, the Kansas State Historical Society put out a call for information about and instructions on constructing a sod house, in order to create one in the museum when it was located at the Memorial Building in Topeka. The collection includes all correspondence received from this request, handwritten and typed reminiscences from around the country from men who built and lived in sod houses, as well as some of the standardized responses sent by the Society's secretary.

Space Required/Quantity: 2 boxes

Title (Main title): Construction of sod houses


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