John Pierce St. John papers, 1859-1917.


St. John, John Pierce, 1833-1916. John Pierce St. John papers, 1859-1917.

John Pierce St. John papers, 1859-1917.

Personal and political correspondence and scrapbooks and a great deal of biographical material on John P. St. John and his family. The collection contains considerable material on Prohibition and activities of reform groups during the Progressive Era. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony; U.S. President Chester A. Arthur; Kansas U.S. Senator S.C. Pomeroy; Reverend Levi Sternberg, patriarch to the famous fossil hunters of Kansas; and Francis E. Willard of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

2 ft. (4 boxes)

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Sternberg, Levi, 1814-1896. (person)

Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 (person)

Republican U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1861-73. Candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President in 1868. From the description of Letter, March 2, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53882397 ...

Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906 (person)

Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 (person)

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St. John, John Pierce, 1833-1916 (person)

Governor of Kansas; prohibition candidate for governor in 1884. From the description of Letter to A. Willington, 1890 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53372034 Kansas governor, Prohibition Party presidential candidate, Prohibition lecturer; of Olathe, Kan. From the description of John Pierce St. John papers, 1859-1917. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 228416486 ...

Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 (person)

Author; first dean of women and professor of aesthetics at Northwestern University; president (1879-1898) of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; social reformer concerned with women's rights, suffrage, and other social issues. From the description of Papers 1874-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70968117 American reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, N.J., to Mr. H. Ward, editor of the Independent, 1872 Aug. 12. (Unknown). Wo...