Parkerson, Harriet

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Parkerson, Harriet

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Harriet Parkerson was the adopted daughter of Isaac Goodnow, one of the founders of both Manhattan and K-State, and his wife Ellen. The Goodnows adopted Parkerson in 1857 after her mother died and only two years after her birth. Parkerson lived in Manhattan with the Goodnows for many years of her life, and she was involved at K-State through the Domestic Science Club.


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Written in January 2021 by Jarrod Kuckelman.




Harriet Parkerson papers

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Creator Source: Local Authority File
Biographical/Historical Note Author: Mallory Peterson

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