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Letter to Rose Edington

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P741

Overview

This letter, dated December 22, 1919, is from Emporia Gazette editor William Allen White to Rose Edington of Troy, Kansas, who worked as a linotypist and subscription contest organizer for various newspapers in Kansas and Nebraska. White's letter is written in response to Miss Edington's solicitation for contributions of clothing for the needy.

Dates

  • December 22, 1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

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. He died on January 29, 1944 at Emporia.

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

RH MS P741

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Fred C. Baker, 30 November 1971

Processing Information

Previously shelved at: RH MS 20

Title
Guide to William Allen White letter to Rose Edington
Subtitle
Letter to Rose Edington
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7679180936
Preferred citation
White, William Allen, 1868-1944, Letter to Rose Edington, Kansas Collection, RH MS P741, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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