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The digital collection for the Kansas and the West Manuscript Collection contains letters, journals, broadsides, a muster roll, a business circular, and a manuscript. The subjects relate to Kansas and the western region of the U.S., including references to the struggle to end slavery, and descriptions of cities and towns, transportation systems (especially railroads), commercial activities, and physical features. Most items date from the mid and late 1800s. States other than Kansas mentioned in the collection include California, Missouri, Arkansas, and Ohio.
Finding Aid to Kansas and the West Manuscript Collection