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Idiotic and Imbicile Youth, Asylum for

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)

Date: 1890

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Lyman Underwood Humphrey, Correspondence Files, State departments and agencies, Box 2 Folder 9

Unit ID: 455343

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Title (Main title): Idiotic and Imbicile Youth, Asylum for

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Lyman Underwood Humphrey (1889-1893). Correspondence received. State departments and agencies.

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Scope and content: A letter from Eliza of Pittsburgh, Kansas, asks Governor Humphrey for information regarding a school for children who are mentally handicapped. In Eliza's letter, she explains she has no money to pay for her child to attend school and asks the Governor if there is a provision to assist them. A letter from Superintendent C. K. Wiles informs the Governor he has written to Eliza and Nichols providing them with all the necessary information, he states that at current the school is at capacity and there are fifty applications before Eliza and Nichols.


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