The Agora Records
Correspondence, subscriptions, and business records, 1895-1897 of The Agora, a monthly periodical published in Abilene, Kansas, originating in 1890.
- Agora magazine (Organization)
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Conditions Governing Use
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History of the Agora
The Agora, a monthly periodical, published in Abilene, Kansas, originated in 1890 as a quarterly journal under the editorship of Thomas E. Dewey. In 1895, the journal was published monthly, and was managed by Fred B. McKinnon, secretary to Chancellor Francis H. Snow of the University of Kansas. T. E. Dewey remained as editor and the publication office was retained in Abilene, Kansas. The journal was primarily interested in publishing current literary and scientific papers of interest to the general public.
8 folders (112 items)
Scope and Contents
The collection is a chronology of correspondence received by Messers. Dewey and McKinnon in 1895-1897 during their tenures as editor and business manager, respectively, of The Agora.
RH MS 15
- Guide to the Agora Collection
- jma 1973
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Agora Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 15, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas