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Letters to Sarah Martin

Call Number: RH MS P742


These two letters, dated 1932 and 1933, were written by Emporia Gazette editor William Allen White to Sarah Martin, a former employee of the Gazette, who was employed in New York City at the time of his writing.


  • Creation: May 18, 1932 and December 22, 1933;


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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.


1 folder (2 letters)

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Physical Location

RH MS P742

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Claude Martin, 1 February 1972

Guide to William Allen White letters to Sarah Martin
Letters to Sarah Martin
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White, William Allen, 1868-1944, Letters to Sarah Martin, Kansas Collection, RH MS P742, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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