Dr. H. M. Floersch Collection
This collection includes photographs of William Allen White, noted editor of the Emporia Gazette and his daughter, Mary Katherine, as well as correspondence between W.A. White, Mary Jane Haynes, and Random House, Inc. These items were found laid in books belonging to Dr. H.M. Floersch, who had collected books by White and later donated them to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
- between 1920 and 1946
- Floersch, H. M. (Compiler, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of William Allen White
William Allen White was a renowned newspaper editor, politician, and author. In 1895 White bought the Emporia Gazette in Emporia, Kansas and through his editorials became known as the "Sage of Emporia"; he won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for his editorial entitled "To an Anxious Friend."
White and his wife, Sallie Moss Lindsay, had two children. Their daughter, Mary, died tragically in an accident in 1921. William Allen White died in 1944.
RH MS P950
RH MS-P P950
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Mrs. Floersch, 2004.
- Guide to the H. M. Floersch collection
- Dr. H. M. Floersch collection
- Finding aid prepared by lc. Finding aid encoded by lc.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Dr. H. M. Floersch Collection, RH MS P950, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.