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Florence Harkrader Hastings photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Call Number: RH PH 545(f)


Photographs, dated 1915, of images taken around the College of Emporia in Kansas by donor Carol Graham's mother, Florence Harkrader Hastings. Photographs include scenes of students and buildings on Emporia's campus.


  • Creation: 1915


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 Florence Harkrader Hastings

Florence Harkrader, the daughter of James V. and Bertha Louise (Schiller) Harkrader, was born in Iuka, Pratt County, Kansas in 1896. She spent time in Emporia and attended the University of Kansas, where she joined the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. In 1925 she married physician Fred E. Hastings. They had two children, Carol (Hastings) Graham and James F. Hastings.

Florence Harkrader Hastings taught in a grade school, economics at Pratt High School, and also in the California school system. She moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1980 after her husband died. She was active in the Pratt First Presbyterian Church, Federated Music Clubs, and the American Association of University Women. Florence Hastings died in 1992.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 oversize box)

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Physical Location

RH PH 545(f)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Carol H. Graham, 1995.

Processing Information

Images were originally assembled into a photograph album; the album fell apart and loose pages and photos are now foldered as close to the order they were assembled in the album as possible.



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Preferred citation
Florence Harkrader Hastings photographs, RH PH 545(f), Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States