Reminiscences of Fairmount College
"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.
- Event: 1890 - 1906
- Graves, Walter (Walter H.), 1854- (Author, Person)
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.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)
Language of Materials
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.
- Miller, Timothy, 1944- (Donor, Person)
- Guide to the Walter Graves Collection
- Reminiscences of Fairmount College
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Walter Graves Collection, RH MS 1348, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.
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