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Charitable Institutions

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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, Subject files , Box 12 Folder 10

Unit ID: 454841

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Charitable Institutions

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. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters are from various individuals in charitable institutions to Kansas Governor John Martin. The Kansas Insane Asylum discusses Native American patients among others. The rest of the letters discuss admittance into institutions including the Soldier's Orphan Home and Reform School. In 1887, the Soldier's Orphan's Home in Atchison, Kansas opened for children of Union soldiers and sailors. In 1889, regulations were altered to admit all "dependent, neglected or abused children" between the ages of two and 14.


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