James Irwin Wolfe papers
The James Irwin Wolfe Collection contains personal correspondence of Wolfe's, correspondence relating to the Ozark Trails Association, and some legal materials relating to his law practice. The collection also contains manuscript copies of two poems and "Why is a Bachelor?", a lecture written by Wolfe for the Ohio Chautauqua in Waverly, Kansas in 1905.
- 1839 - 1937
- Wolfe, James Irwin (Person)
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Biography of James Irwin Wolfe
Wolfe, a lawyer from Burlington, Kansas, was also an author of several poems, songs, pamphlets, and lectures. He was active in the Ozark Trails Association, an early 1900's organization based in Arkansas that promoted the building and maintenance of highways across the United States. Wolfe served as vice-president in this organization during the years 1914 through 1917.
1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
RH MS 70
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Smoky Hill Bookseller July 1963, Smoky Hill Bookseller August 1977
- Guide to the James Irwin Wolfe Collection
- James Irwin Wolfe papers
- pg April 1976 REV. lt June 1981; mg 2004
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James Irwin Wolfe Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 70, 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