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William E. Mathewson

William E. Mathewson, a trader and trapper, who first earned the title "Buffalo Bill," for supplying setters with buffalo meat during the winter of 1860-61. He maintain a respected relationship with the Native Americans and helped gather delegates for the Little Arkansas Treaty in 1865 and the Medicine Lodge Council meeting in 1867. Latter in his life he settled in Wichita, Kansas, and established the Wichita Savings Bank.


Henry Kuhn collection letterpress books

Kuhn, Henry, 1830-1900

Copies of correspondence both received and sent by Captain Henry Kuhn dating from after the Civil War until shortly before his death in 1898. Some of the letters are illegible. Much of the correspondence regards Kuhn's banking and other financial interests, particularly in Leavenworth, as well as other business and personal affairs, including during his time as an Indian agent in the Oklahoma area. Kuhn was county surveyor and township clerk in Atchison County, Indian agent in the Indian territory, publisher of a Marion County newspaper, and was otherwise a prominent Kansas citizen of the nineteenth century.


Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Portrait of Cyrus Kurtz Holliday, a distinguished Kansas pioneer, founder of Topeka, successful businessman, and a public spirited citizen.


Thomas Carney, Kansas Governor

Henry, E. E.

Portrait of Thomas Carney, a Republican from Leavenworth, Kansas, served as Governor of Kansas from January 12, 1863 to January 9, 1865. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1864 but declined to serve.

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