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Farley, Alan W.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).

Dates: 1833-1966

Farley, Alan W.

 Collection — Box Photo F-2
Identifier: WHC-P-2365
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original prints of the 1903 flood at Kansas City, Kansas, and a photograph of abolitionist John Brown. The collection also has a number of photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell along the route of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads. The Russell photographs include scenes of the Rocky Mountains; Wyoming Territory; the Mormon tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory; hydraulic gold mining operations in California; railroad construction; railroad rolling-stock; locomotives; bridges; and steamboats. Unpublished finding aid available.

Dates: 1870-1903

Additional filters:

American bison 1
Beecher Island, Battle of, Colo., 1868 1
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Description and travel 1
Broadsides 1
Cattle -- Kansas -- Marketing 1