Quantrill's Raid

As part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, the University of Kansas Libraries present selections from the Kansas Collection's holdings that illuminate this significant chapter in Kansas history.

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Remaining Pioneers of Quantrell's Band

Reunion of Quantrill's guerillas, ca. 1909

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Lawrence [Kansas] Photo Collection, RH PH 18:L:8.6
The Williamson Haffner Co., Denver

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William Clarke Quantrill

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Lawrence [Kansas] Photo Collection, RH PH 18 K:411

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Reverend Richard Cordley

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Lawrence [Kansas] Photo Collection, RH PH 18:K:205(f)

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Destruction of Lawrence

An artist's sketch from Harper's Weekly.

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Lawrence [Kansas] Photo Collection, RH PH 18:L:8.5
Harper's Weekly

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Samuel and Kate Riggs

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Lawrence [Kansas] Photo Collection, RH PH 18:105 and RH PH 18:K:106