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Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales family papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many...
Dates: 1855 - 1989

Dodge and Miller family letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P974
Overview

This collection consists of six letters among three different generations of the Dodge family while residing in Buffalo, New York; at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and in Emporia, Kansas. The letters mostly focus on family news, including marriage announcements and the illnesses and deaths of family members.

Dates: 1832 - 1884

Murdock Pemberton collection

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Call Number: MS 327
Overview This collection consists of original material and photocopies created by and about 20th century art critic and writer Murdock Pemberton. It includes published and unpublished works, correspondence, family history, and photographs, as well as news articles about him, his brother Brock Pemberton, and related people and events. Also included are Sally Pemberton’s research materials for the book Portrait of Murdock Pemberton – The New Yorker’s First Art Critic...
Dates: circa 1860s-1976

Oral history project regarding the Hispanic community of Emporia, Kansas

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Call Number: RH MS 751
Overview

This collection is comprised of transcripts of interviews conducted for an oral history project in the Hispanic community in Emporia, Kansas, in 1980. Robert Oppenheimer was involved with this project and interviews were conducted by Sandra Granado, Simon Rodriguez, Linda Hernandez and others. The collection also includes modern photographic prints from copy negatives of photographs obtained through the oral history project.

Dates: 1980

Ruby Rosenberg papers regarding William Allen White

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Call Number: RH MS 772
Overview

Mrs. Ruby Holland Rosenberg met William Allen White in 1928. At that meeting she was hired to write book reviews and a column, "Peeps at Emporia Gardens," for the Emporia Gazette. This collection contains correspondence with White, photographs of William and Sallie White, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1920 - 1980

William Allen White collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 929
Overview

The William Allen White Collection contains correspondence and writings by and about native Kansan William Allen White, whose grass roots social and political editorials as editor of the Emporia Gazette earned him a Pulitzer Prize and international fame. Included in the collection, acquired by the William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information at the University of Kansas, are many photographs of White and his associates.

Dates: 1890 - 1970

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Art criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
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White, Sallie, 1869-1950 2
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