Elston Melton papers
Elston Joseph "E.J." Melton was a journalist and author, as well as former president of the Missouri Press Association, Missouri Writers' Guild, Central Missouri Press Association, and Missouri State Board of Education. This collection consists of several drafts of his book "Quick Darkness," as well as numerous photos of and relating to steamboats.
- 1911 - 1981
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1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 volume)
Language of Materials
RH MS 967
RH MS E177
RH MS-P 967
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Michael Owen Hall and John Michael Hall, 1986
Previously shelved at: RH MS 454
- Guide to the Elston J. Melton Collection
- Elston Melton papers
- Finding aid prepared by aw, 2007; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by aw, 2007
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Elston J. Melton Collection , Kansas Collection, RH MS 967, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States