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Blind, Asylum for the

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)

Date: 1870 - 1871

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, State Agency Files, Box 3 Folder 70

Unit ID: 453822

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Blind, Asylum for the

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor James Madison Harvey (1869-1873). Governor James Madison Harvey Correspondence. State Agency Files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: A letter from W. W. Updegraff, Superintendent, reports the condition of the Institution since he took possession, he notifies the Governor there are no records or vouchers, there are thirteen pupils, and he is in the process of making an inventory. A letter from Updegraff acknowledges his appointment as the Superintendent for the Blind Asylum. A letter from members of the Kansas Senate informs the Governor of their observations of the Blind Asylum in Wyandotte. A letter from Thomas Plowman, a citizen of Leavenworth, writes to complain of the mistreatment of his son at the Blind Asylum.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.