Carry A. Nation Collection

Collection Summary

Title: Carry A. Nation Collection
Call Number: MS 80-03
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Carolyn Bachelder
Processed by: SCW, 10-17-1980; SMC, 5-4-1998; MN, 12-2008
Restrictions: None
Note: Exhibit, Carry A. Nation Collection. Digital collection, Carry A. Nation Collection

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

Carry A. Nation was a nationally known figure in the late 19th and early 20th century temperance movement. The collection contains correspondence about a saloon-smashing incident in Wichita in 1905, her bail bond from another incident in Wichita in 1901, and a photograph of Nation from the same time period.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Letter written 3-13-1905 to Brother Jones from Carry Nation
Box 1 FF 2 Letter written on 2-8-1905 to Brother Jones from Carry Nation
Box 1 FF 3 Telegram dated 3-13-1905 to M. B. Jones from Carry Nation
Box 1 FF 4 Recognizance (bail bond) dated 1-22-1901 issued to Carry Nation for Malicious Destruction of Property
Box 1 FF 5 Photograph of Carry Nation (transferred from the May Williams Ward Papers)