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Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 57

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1951-1955 : Arn)

Date: September 1951-January 1955

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Edward Arn, Correspondence Files, Subject Files Box 57

Unit ID: 309999

Summary: These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Arn, the thirty-second governor of Kansas, serving from January 8, 1951 to January 10, 1955. Subjects in this box include floods, federal assistance, domestic emergency assistance and situation report, and Fort Hays State College. Starting on July 13, 1951, one of the most costly floods in Kansas? history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin. The Kansas River valley had flooded before but not with this magnitude and damage. During the period of July 9-13, some areas in the Kansas River basin received 18.5 inches of rain. The eastern half of the basin averaged 8 inches.

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Title (Main title): Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 57

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Portions of Collection Separately Described:

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. Folder 1 Flood, Sep 8-20, 1951
  2. Folder 2 Flood, Sep 21,29, 1951
  3. Folder 3 Flood, Oct 1951
  4. Folder 4 Flood, Nov-Dec 1951
  5. Folder 5 Flood -- Domestic Emergency Action and Situation Report, July 11-17, 1951
  6. Folder 6 Flood -- Federal Assistance, 1951
  7. Folder 7 Flood -- Federal Assistance, 1951
  8. Folder 8 Flood -- Fort Hays State College, 1951


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Arn, Edward Administration.