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Luella Kenan Sawyer papers, 1924-1972.
BANC MSS 73/8 c
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Luella Kenan Sawyer papers, 1924-1972


Sawyer, Luella Kenan., creator


Box: correspondence relating to her work for the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs and the Sierra Club, including letters from John F. Baldwin, Liz Carpenter, Arthur B. Johnson, Orville Freeman, C. M. Goethe, H. H. Humphrey, Richard L. Neuberger, Fred R. Packard, James Roosevelt, John P. Saylor, William E. Siri, Stewart L. Udall, Buford Ellington, Walter S. Boardman, Albert R. Wetjen, John Welch and others; manuscripts of some of her writings; transcripts of letters from John Welch to Albert R. Wetjen re the building of the fihsing junk, Sea Dragon, in Hong Kong and its owner, Richard Halliburton. Volume: The House of Sawyer - contains genealogical material and photographs, compiled in 1924, with informatiton on Joseph Osborn Sawyer's construction work at Forts Leavenworth and Riley and on roads and bridges on the Santa Fe Trail, and his experiences during the cholera epidemic in the midwest in 1855, and during the Civil War.


1924 (issued)


Sawyer, Luella Kenan
Halliburton, Richard -- 1900-1939
Sawyer family
Sawyer, Joseph Osborn -- 1808-1881
Baldwin, John Finley -- 1915-1966
Carpenter, Liz
Freeman, Orville L
Goethe, C. M. (Charles Matthias) -- 1875-1966
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) -- 1911-1978
Conservation of natural resources
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Riley (Kan.)
Fort Leavenworth (Kan.)
Santa Fe National Historic Trail

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1 box and 1 v.




BANC MSS 73/8 c