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Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Olathe

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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, Applications and endorsements for jobs, Box 10 Folder 2

Unit ID: 454800

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Title (Main title): Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Olathe

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. Applications and endorsements for jobs.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from various individuals regarding the Deaf and Dumb Asylum in Olathe, Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many letters discuss the appointment of the steward/physician for the school. Another letter discusses the appointment of Miss Daggy to fill a teacher or supervisor vacancy. The Deaf and Dumb Asylum was founded in 1861 and changed to the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind in 1877. It still exists today as the Kansas State School for the Blind.


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