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Letter to Rose Edington

Call Number: RH MS P741


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.


  • Creation: December 22, 1919


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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. He died on January 29, 1944 at Emporia.


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Physical Location

RH MS P741

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Fred C. Baker, 30 November 1971

Processing Information

Previously shelved at: RH MS 20

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Letter to Rose Edington
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White, William Allen, 1868-1944, Letter to Rose Edington, Kansas Collection, RH MS P741, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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