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Anderson Family Papers, 1802-1905

Call Number

CD 3029.5 A64X S64 1967


Anderson Family Papers, 1802-1905. Anderson Family. 

Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1967. 
3 reels. 35 mm.


Contains the correspondence and papers of John Anderson, 1768-1835; of his sons John Byars Anderson, 1817-1897, and William C. Anderson, 1804-1870; and of his grandson, John Alexander Anderson, 1834-1892. These men served as Presbyterian clergymen, educators, and politicians in several midwestern states, primarily in Kansas, and their papers and correspondence illustrate the development of the United States in the nineteenth century. John Byars Anderson and William C. Anderson were also involved in the Civil War, the former as a military superintendent of railroads and the latter as a chaplain.


            Reel 1: Correspondence and papers of John Anderson, 1802-1835.  Correspondence and papers of John B. Anderson, 1848-1902.

            Reel 2: Correspondence and papers of William C.

            Anderson, 1821-1870.

            Reel 3: Correspondence and papers of John A.

            Anderson, 1857-1905.


             Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Anderson

Family Papers, 1802-1905, in the Kansas State Historical  Society, 1802-1905., ed. by Joseph W. Snell. Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1967. (Accession Number 517685). Contains biographical information about the Andersons and a brief description of the papers. There is no list of individual items or subject index.


            United States--History--Revolutionary War

            Anderson Family--Manuscripts