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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number CML-WCQ.1a-b
Date [1898-1910]
Scope & Content Newspaper Articles on William Clark Quantrill dating around 1898 to 1910 including its museum Label.


Physical Appearance: Three newspaper articles concerning William Clark Quantrill, glued to the front and back of a black sheet of paper. Includes a museum label for newspapers. 2 pp.

CML-WCQ.1a. [n. d.] - Unidentified newspaper - "The World's Dreamers: Quantrill and His Black Flag," by Rev. Thomas E. Gregory. Concerns a meeting between Quantrill and President Jefferson Davis, as well as the Confederate Cabinet. 1.25 columns, 12 paragraphs. Marks: In red markings: "NY Times 3-19-1910.
[n. d.] - Unidentified newspaper - "Quantrill, the Guerilla" - no author credit. A brief commentary on William Elsey Connelly's book, "Quantrill and the Border Wars." 1 column, 4 paragraphs.
March 24, 1898 - "Richmond [VA] Weekly Times" - "Some New Facts About Cantrill / Learned from His Mother Now in Kentucky / Story of Carnage / Dying Statement of the Famous Guerilla Leader / Why He Burned Kansas City" - no author credit. Incomplete article. 4+ columns, (on front and back of paper), 18 paragraphs.


CML-WCQ.1b. An old Museum label, number "187" regarding the clippings. Marks: "Mo. Room" in pencil on bottom right.
Archival History The newspaper clippings on Quantrill were formerly located in the MC 3 Missour Room papers.