Collection Snapshot: Chancellor Fraser’s Saber and Belt
John Fraser, KU’s second Chancellor, served as a general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Displayed here are his dress saber and saber belt. The saber was an 1862 gift from “the ladies of Canonsburg,” Pennsylvania, in appreciation of his service.
Saber belonging to John Fraser. Records of the Office of the Chancellor: John Fraser. Call Number: RG 2/2: Saber
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