Ben Hibbs papers
Ben Hibbs was born in Fontana, Kansas in 1901. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism in 1923. He then edited several Kansas newspapers before becoming an editor at the Saturday Evening Post and then Reader's Digest. He was a friend of former President Dwight Eisenhower and edited his writings. Hibbs died in 1975 of leukemia. This collection of his papers contains correspondence, manuscripts, periodicals, writing samples, academic documents, and photographs.
- Hibbs, Ben, 1901-1975 (Person)
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No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Literary rights are retained by the Hibbs family. Permission to publish, distribute, or display materials must be obtained by the researcher.
13 Linear Feet (20 boxes + 1 oversize box)
Language of Materials
RH MS 191
RH MS R241
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Smokey Hill Booksellers, 1984.
- Guide to the Ben Hibbs Collection
- Ben Hibbs papers
- Finding aid prepared by mt, 2008; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoded by mt, 2008.
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Ben Hibbs papers, Kansas Collection, RH MS 191, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States