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Reminiscences of Fairmount College

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 1348

Overview

"Reminiscences of Fairmount College" is Dr. Walter Graves' account, written in 1938, of the creation of Fairmount College (later Wichita State University) in Wichita, Kansas in 1895, continuing until 1906 when he resigned his seat as a member of the Board of Trustees. Graves portrays himself as an early, vocal advocate in urging the Wichita Association of Congregational Churches to back the creation of a new college in south-central Kansas.

Dates

  • 1938
  • Event: 1890 - 1906

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Physical Location

RH MS 1348

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Tim Miller, 2014.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original manuscript located at Wichita State University University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives, MS 87-38.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Walter Graves Collection
Subtitle
Reminiscences of Fairmount College
Author
Finding aid prepared by msb. Finding Aid encoded by msb.
Date
2014-11-24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4982935191
Preferred citation
Walter Graves Collection, RH MS 1348, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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