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Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933


Found in 4 Records:

Josephine Few family papers

Call Number: RH MS P813
Overview Josephine A. Few's grandfather, Dr. Samuel F. Few, emigrated from Virginia to Kansas Territory's town of Leavenworth in the early 1850s. These family papers contain several of his printed invitations to Leavenworth social events, a news clipping regarding the Few family farm near Leavenworth, and a letter from University of Kansas Professor E. H. S. Bailey regarding the water quality of the farm's mineral springs. Included are Josephine Few's descriptions of Dr. Few's ancestry and his life...
Dates: 1868 - 1958

Personal Papers of Austin Bailey

Call Number: PP 427

Austin Bailey was the son of E.H.S. Bailey, the University of Kansas’ first chemistry professor, and a 1915 graduate of the University of Kansas. Bailey’s personal papers collection includes material relating to his own career at the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), as well as the legacy of E.H.S Bailey and Bailey family genealogy.

Dates: 1900 - 1970

Personal papers of Carolyn B. Berneking

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 411

Carolyn B. Berneking was a volunteer in the University Archives at the University of Kansas for many years. This collection consists of sources and notes for an article she wrote about E.H.S. Bailey, her grandfather, who in 1883 became the first chemistry faculty member at KU.

Dates: 1990 - 1999

Personal papers of E.H.S. Bailey

Call Number: PP 158
Overview E.H.S Bailey, the University of Kansas' first, and for many years, only, chemistry professor, served K.U. from 1883-1933. His personal papers primarily include record books documenting his own academic study and research, as well as the administrative duties of chemistry professorship and the Kansas State Board of Health, 1870s-1905. A 1923 scrapbook commemorates his 40 years of service to the University. The collection also includes family papers dating from throughout the 19th century,...
Dates: 1647, 1793-1973