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Ward, Jennie Meeker (Sarah Jane), 1833-1910

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833-1910
  • Existence: 1833 - 1910

Biography

Vice Regent for Kansas (1876-1910), Mrs. Milan Lester Ward

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Jennie Ward to Harriet Comegys, 1897 July 20

 File — Box: 101
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A.L.S. Ottawa, Kansas. Miss Ward to place letters of Miss Cunningham, Miss Tracy, and Mrs. Hudson into scrapbooks. Hopes to get all done this year. Wonders what is best way to go about it all. ER-11, p. 186

Dates: 1897 July 20

Jennie Ward to Harriet Comegys, 1897 August 15

 File — Box: 101
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A.L.S. Ottawa, Kansas. Filed in book of Miss Tracy's letters, October 1, 1860 - September 1861, mostly to Ann Pamela Cunningham, some to Mrs. Comegys and others, drafts, etc. Had one of Mrs. Sweat's books for an example. ER-11, p. 187

Dates: 1897 August 15

Jennie Ward to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1890 March 31

 File — Box: 99
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A.L.S. Ottawa, Kansas. Children of Kansas raised $1000 for quarters. Does not want to ask for more at this time. Suggests leaving second story unfinished. Will attend Council if needed to explain contract for quarters. ER-11, p. 187

Dates: 1890 March 31

Jennie Ward to Susan Hudson, 1878 May 11

 File — Box: 92
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A.L.S. Manhattan, Kansas. Re having Kansas coat of arms for Mount Vernon paid for by state. Thinks every state should be represented at Mount Vernon. ER-11, p. 244

Dates: 1878 May 11

Jennie Ward to Susan Hudson, 1878 February 18

 File — Box: 90
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A.L.S. Manhattan, Kansas. Re Kansas coat of arms for Mount Vernon. Thinks Lewis family relics should be given or loaned. Likes "Mount Vernon" for name of boat. ER-11, p. 244

Dates: 1878 February 18

Jennie Ward to Susan Hudson, 1890 April 7

 File — Box: 99
Scope and Contents A.L.S. Ottawa, Kansas. Will attend next Council. Regrets difficulty with Bradshaw. Needs $200 to finish quarters and does not want to ask for more money in her state. Urges Mrs. Hudson to keep secretaryship, thinks she should be paid for work. Offers to remain after Council and copy papers. Suggests duplicate copies of all reports and resolutions made, one for filing and one for press. Suggests order of business to be made permanent. Six thousand names of school children in her Record...
Dates: 1890 April 7

Jennie Ward to Susan Hudson, 1891 November 22

 File — Box: 101
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Ottawa, Kansas. Re meeting called for appointment of the new Regent. Favors Mrs. Townsend. Asks if other business will be transacted, if voting by proxy is permitted and suggests appointment of new committee on bylaws. ER-11, p. 186

Dates: 1891 November 22

Ward, Sarah – Booklet, “Bit of Mount Vernon History: Taken from the Records of Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Brought before Council of 1898 by Record Committee and Ordered Printed,” by Mrs. Ward, 1899; Appeal to Teachers and Students of the Schools of Kansas to donate to Mount Vernon, undated; Obituary, undated, 1899

 File — Box: 60, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: undated; 1899