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Letter to Senator George Moses

Call Number: RH MS P771


In this 3-page letter to U.S. Senator George Moses of New Hampshire, Emporia Gazette editor William Allen White addresses the circumstances surrounding his work as Kansas delegate and member of the Committee on Resolutions during the June 1936 Republican National Convention at which Kansas Governor Alf Landon was nominated for President.


  • Creation: July 8, 1936


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Biography of William Allen White

William Allen White was born at Emporia, Kansas, on February 10, 1868. He attended the University of Kansas and later moved to Emporia, where his grassroots editorials as owner of the Emporia Gazette gained him national prominence. In addition to his editorials, White wrote many widely-published poems, articles, and books, and was influential in Kansas and national politics. He died on January 29, 1944 at Emporia.


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Physical Location

RH MS P771

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Paul C. Richards Autographs, 18 February 1965

Related Materials

William Allen White Collection, RH MS 929, Spencer Library (Kansas Collection), University of Kansas.

Guide to the William Allen White letter to Senator George Moses
Letter to Senator George Moses
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White, William Allen, 1868-1944, Letter to Senator George Moses, Kansas Collection, RH MS P771, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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