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Reformatory, Industrial, Hutchinson

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885-1889

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, State departments , Box 9 Folder 7

Unit ID: 454790

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Reformatory, Industrial, Hutchinson

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889). Correspondence files. State departments.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from various government and company officials regarding the Industrial Reformatory School in Hutchinson, Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. Individuals wrote discussing the appointment of architects for the school building, reports from the commission, annual conferences, and taxes. The Kansas State Industrial Reformatory (KSIR) school came into existence in 1885 when Governor John Martin signed a bill that the State Legislature had passed, authorizing the purchase of land to be donated in order to build a reformatory.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.