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1. A Century in Print: The Newspaper Business in Johnson County, 1860-1960 A Century in Print: The Newspaper Business in Johnson County, 1860-1960 Winter 2001 Detailed article about the history of news publishing in Johnson County, Kansas. "In no other state's history has the press played such an active and pervasive role in community life. This is evident in...

2. A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas Spring 2003 A listing of dates with related events for the history of Kansas beginning in 1600 and ending with 1885. For example: 1744 - French build Fort Cavagnial near present site of Fort Leavenworth; closed 1764....

3. High Waters in Kansas High Waters in Kansas 1904 Extracts from the diary of Reverend Jotham Meeker (1804-1855), a physician, missionary to the Ottawa Indians starting in 1837, and introducer of the printing press to Kansas. Description of the 1844 flooding...

4. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Description of the Shawnee Baptist Mission, occupied by Dr. Johnston Lykins in 1831. Lykins served as minister, teacher, and physician to the Shawnee Indians on "a small tract of United States land on...

5. Interpreting the Shawnee Sun: Literacy and Cultural Persistence in Indian Country, 1833-1841. Interpreting the Shawnee Sun: Literacy and Cultural Persistence in Indian Country, 1833-1841. Winter 2008-2009 Article about the influence of literacy and the press on the Shawnee culture. "The Shawnee Sun is intriguing because it points to Shawnee-missionary collaboration, on the the one hand, and widespread Shawnee...

6. Isaac McCoy: Apostle of the Western Trail Isaac McCoy: Apostle of the Western Trail 2002 Book about the life of Isaac McCoy, Baptist missionary to the Indians in area. Contains numerous references to Johnston Lykins, Christiana McCoy and others in the McCoy family, Jotham Meeker, and others....

7. Its Name from Indians: Ottawa Settlement 30 Years before Corporation Its Name from Indians: Ottawa Settlement 30 Years before Corporation April/21/1954 History of the town of Ottawa, Kansas, named after the Ottawa Indians and established as an Indian mission in 1837 by Jotham Meeker. It was one of the earliest permanent settlements in Kansas, now the...

8. Meeker, Jotham Meeker, Jotham Information on Jotham Meeker (1804-1855), a missionary and printer native to Ohio and moving to the Shawnee Mission in Kansas Territory in 1833 as an Indian linguist. Also a duplicate of the original letter...

9. Old Salina Barn Lives On as Charming Home: Stable Items Add Authenticity to Simpson Home Old Salina Barn Lives On as Charming Home: Stable Items Add Authenticity to Simpson Home May/19/1968 Photos and article about the carriage house of the Grover Simpson residence built in 1899 in Salina, Kansas, with a "portrait of Mr. Simpson's grandmother, Maria Meeker, said to be the first white girl...

10. Physician to Body and Soul: Jotham Meeker--Kansas Missionary Physician to Body and Soul: Jotham Meeker--Kansas Missionary Winter//1994-1995 Illustrations, photos, and biographical article about Dr. Jotham Meeker (1804-1855), a physician and "Baptist missionary to the Ottawa Indians of present-day Franklin County, Kansas." Description of his...

11. Pioneer Printing of Kansas Pioneer Printing of Kansas November//1931 Article about the pioneer printing industry and printers of Kansas Territory, including Jotham Meeker (the first in 1834, just outside Kansas City), John Pratt (the second in 1837), Samuel Irvin and William...

12. The First Shawnee Methodist Mission The First Shawnee Methodist Mission Article describes the history of the Methodist Missions in Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas.

13. The Mystery of the Meeker Press The Mystery of the Meeker Press February//1935 Story of "Kansas' first press at the Baptist Shawnee mission, just south of the city limits of the present Kansas City, Kan.," established in 1834 by missionary Jotham Meeker for publication of the "Shawnee...

14. The Reverend Isaac McCoy The Reverend Isaac McCoy October 3, 1921 Description of "the first printing press west of the Missouri River" printing in 1832 "a newspaper called the Shawanoe Sun [sic], edited by Dr. Johnston Lykins and printed by Jotham Meeker."